Zachary Dickens

Crime Report: More Details on The Beverly Drive-By Shooting

By Zachary Dickens / January 21, 2015 / 1 Comment

We have a few more details regarding the Jan. 9 drive-by shooting on Beverly Drive in Highland Park. They don’t pertain to a suspect or a motive, but they are details. When police returned to the scene of the crime on Jan. 10, they found bullet holes at two homes in the 3300 block of […]

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A Drive-By Shooting on Beverly? Highland Park’s Toniest Street Targeted

By Zachary Dickens / January 13, 2015 / 6 Comments

If someone were to ask you which street in Dallas County would be the least likely site of a drive-by shooting, Highland Park’s Beverly Drive would be near the top of the list. Strait Lane in Preston Hollow might be the only street that could nudge it from the No. 1 position. Nonetheless, random gunfire […]

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Crime Report: Great Moments in Parenting

By Zachary Dickens / January 6, 2015 / 2 Comments

It was a pretty random post-Christmas week in the Park Cities, and while it appears that more residents are locking their cars to prevent thefts, burglars are still targeting vehicles. It’s worth repeating that firearms shouldn’t be left inside unoccupied vehicles unless in a locked compartment. Read all the way through this week’s crime report […]

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Crime Report: Criminals Get Bolder Around the Holidays

By Zachary Dickens / December 30, 2014 / 4 Comments

We all are sometimes awoken by strange noises at night. But those noises are rarely caused by strange men trying to break into our house. At 12:50 a.m. on Dec. 24, a resident of the 4400 block of Bordeaux Avenue was awakened by a thumping sound. When she got downstairs, she saw two men kicking […]

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Crime Report: Football Fans Were Hooked After Games at SMU

By Zachary Dickens / December 17, 2014 / 0 Comments

As if anyone needed an additional reason to buy a house in Highland Park, here’s one more: The town’s police are not going to let a bunch of rowdy football fans park their cars in front of your house. During the past two weekends, SMU’s Gerald J. Ford Stadium has hosted three high school playoff […]

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Crime Report: Beer Bust in Highland Park!

By Zachary Dickens / December 9, 2014 / 12 Comments

The most notable incident in this week’s Park Cities police blotter is more embarrassing than frightening. Just before 9 p.m. last Friday, two Highland Park officers were dispatched to the 3700 block of Crescent Avenue to investigate a report of a party where minors may have been drinking. One officer approached the home in question […]

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