Safest Neighborhoods in Dallas

Crime Report: Lock Your Car and Take Your Louis Vuitton Inside, Park Cities!

By Zachary Dickens / November 4, 2014 / 0 Comments

Stop me if you’ve heard this before, but police in the Park Cities largely filled their time last week with two types of incidents: burglars breaking into SUVs to steal third-row seats, and thieves helping themselves to all of the loot that Parkies leave inside their unlocked vehicles. The 3900 and 4000 blocks of Miramar […]

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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: Time to Ditch The Window Unit? Plus: Rapscallion With Air Rifle Plagues Park Cities

By Zachary Dickens / August 27, 2014 / 5 Comments

  Well, the new version of the Dallas Police Department’s incident reports are sorely lacking in interesting information. For example, we can tell you that a burglar entered a house in the 5900 block of Revere Place, just a few blocks south of Stonewall Jackson Elementary, “through the doggy door” on Aug. 18, but we […]

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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: Home, But Not Alone

By Zachary Dickens / July 31, 2014 / 1 Comment

You know that shocked look Macaulay Culkin had on his face when he realized he was home alone? We imagine the victim in this week’s featured crime had a similar expression when he realized the opposite. At 6:30 a.m. on July 23, a resident of the 3500 block of Crescent Avenue woke up and discovered […]

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