Park Cities Crime

Realtor Goes to Cops After Signs Disappear

By Zachary Dickens / February 24, 2015 / 0 Comments

We haven’t been writing about crime much lately for two reasons: 1. The Dallas Police Department continues to withhold the juicy narratives from its incident reports. Emily Toman and Rachel Stone of Advocate Magazines recently did a great job of explaining why this is frustrating to people besides us perennially complaining journalists. 2. Lately, the […]

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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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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: Thieves Take a Brief Break For Thanksgiving in the Park Cities

By Zachary Dickens / December 2, 2014 / 0 Comments

For the most part, the criminals who target the Park Cities took a Thanksgiving break like the rest of us. But a few filled their pockets with loot before filling their bellies with turkey and dressing. A week ago today, residents of the 4400 block of Lorraine Avenue woke up to find that their vehicles […]

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Crime Report: It’s Was a Quiet Week For Park Cities Crime

By Zachary Dickens / November 25, 2014 / 1 Comment

Last week’s police activity was fairly light, even by the Park Cities’ standards. But the incidents detailed below seem even more inconsequential because I compiled them last night, as I was monitoring the chaos erupting in Ferguson, Mo. Jump for news on property crime in the Park Cities:

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