SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: Coyote Ugly
At 11:44 a.m. on June 16, a resident of the 3500 block of Potomac Avenue called police after two people had their fingers bitten by a wild coyote pup trapped in a cage in Hunt County. Both victims tried to touch the coyote through the cage, one after it was trapped and the other while it was in the back of a car. Neither injury required medical attention. The coyote was taken to a veterinary clinic and euthanized, with the remains sent to Austin via bus for examination by the state health department.
At 1:30 p.m., Alexander David Wells of Dallas was arrested atHighland Park Town Hall on a charge of possession of marijuana.
At 11 a.m., Celina Jeannette Delacruz, 28, of Richardson was arrested in the 4600 block of Arcady Avenue on four charges, including possession of a controlled substance, plus seven outstanding warrants.
At 9:26 p.m., Shawn McMillen, 46, of University Park was arrested in the 3900 block of Armstrong Avenue on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
Between 8 and 8:05 a.m., a thief stole a $200 Kate Spade wallet containing $100 in cash from an unlocked white 2011 GMC Yukon at Christ Lutheran Church in the 3000 block of Lovers Lane.
At 2:23 p.m., a Dallas woman reported that about 5 p.m. on June 13, a thief stole her $100 wallet containing $217 in cash off a counter at the CVS store in Park Cities Plaza.
At 9:59 p.m., John Byron Beare, 18, of Dallas was arrested in the4100 block of McFarlin Boulevard on charges of public intoxication and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Between 8:17 and 9 p.m., an 18-wheeler struck a red 2007 Dodge Caliber in the 3400 block of Rankin Avenue, but did not stop to exchange information.
Between 12:15 and 5:49 p.m., a vandal caused $4,000 worth of damage to a black 2014 Honda Accord in the 4500 block of Normandy Avenue.
At 12:20 p.m., a thief stole a $150 copper downspout from a house in the 3100 block of Rosedale Avenue, and fled in a gray Chrysler or Dodge sedan.
At 4:25 a.m., Hunter Hayden, 21, of University Park was arrested in the 3400 block of Milton Avenue on a public intoxication charge.
Due to a records system change in the records at the Dallas Police Department, Dallas reports are unavailable this week. We are working with DPD to obtain relevant incident reports and hope to resume providing them soon.
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