Crime Report

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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Gunman Startles University Park Homeowner in Alley, Fires Shots before Departing

By Zachary Dickens / October 7, 2014 / 0 Comments

We’re starting off with something really scary this week. At 12:19 p.m. on Sept. 30, a resident of the 2800 block of Amherst Street took her recycling to the alley and was startled to find a stranger there. The man said nothing to her, but he pointed a pistol in her direction. The woman fled, […]

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Crime Report: Several Properties on Potomac and Milton Avenues Targeted by Burglars

By Zachary Dickens / September 23, 2014 / 0 Comments

The evening of Sept. 14 was a busy one for criminal activity on Potomac Avenue in Highland Park and Milton Avenue in University Park. And there was one particular set of incidents that linked those two streets. After 9:30 p.m., a burglar rummaged through two vehicles – a black 2012 Mercedes GL450 and a blue […]

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Crime Report: Is it Time For Bulletproof Glass in Highland Park? Plus — “This Benz is on Fiiiiiiiiire!!!”

By Zachary Dickens / August 19, 2014 / 1 Comment

Well, the Dallas Police Department has restored the public’s access to online incident reports. However, the juicy narratives are missing from said reports; the cops say they’re still working out the kinks. Based on how this has gone so far, look for things to be fully up and running no later than Thanksgiving. The thing […]

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Crime Report: Dallas Police Provide Air Support But Miss Nabbing Burglars in Highland Park

By Zachary Dickens / August 13, 2014 / 0 Comments

We’re hopeful that someday, somehow, the Dallas Police Department will figure out a way to once again share their incident reports with the public. Until then, we bring you this story of a Highland Park crime that briefly involved officers from Dallas. At 5 a.m. on Aug. 5, an alarm sounded from an apartment above […]

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Crime Report: Two Wheels Are Better Than None, And an Alligator Coat That Grew Legs

By Zachary Dickens / August 6, 2014 / 0 Comments

There was a lot of pedal pushing and finger pointing in Highland Park last week after several expensive bicycles eased on down the road. Between noon on July 27 and noon on Aug. 3, four mountain bikes with a combined value of $21,500 were stolen from an attached garage in the 3600 block of Potomac […]

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