SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: EASTER BURGLARS
Three businesses got unpleasant surprises Easter morning, including Rex’s Seafood & Market and Mimi’s Pizzeria west of Hillcrest Road on Northwest Highway. Before 6:37 a.m., one or more rogues broke glass to enter Rex’s, and by 10:25 a.m., restaurant personnel determined company property had been stolen. Officers responding to an open building call at 11:53 a.m. discovered that someone had broken into and stolen from Mimi’s. Elsewhere, before 8:35, a glass-breaking burglar gained entry and stole from Neiman Marcus Last Call at Inwood Village.
Before 11:59 a.m., a thief stole a 50-year-old landscaper’s vehicle at a home in the 11700 block of Welch Road.
At 1:44 p.m., a motorist wrecked into and damaged property of the Walgreens at Preston Forest Shopping Center.
Police did not provide the reporting time for a theft from a woman at apartments in the 3900 block of West Northwest Highway.
Stolen before 9:04 a.m.: a Dallas man’s vehicle from the 4700 block of Elsby Avenue.
Police did not provide the reporting time for the burglary of vehicle belonging to an employee of The Mercury restaurant at Preston Forest Square nor for a theft at Comerica Bank at NorthPark Center.
Before 2:05 p.m., a thief made off with the lawn equipment from the back of a Lopez Landscaping of Allen pickup in the 4400 block of Beechwood Lane.
Police did not provide the reporting times for a theft at a woman’s home in the 6000 block of Desco Drive and vandalism at Vantage One Tax Solutions in the 6300 block of LBJ Freeway.
Before 1:26 p.m., a rogue stole from a 29-year-old Garland man near the Hillcrest High School baseball field at Aberdeen Avenue and Airline Road.
Before 2:10 a.m., an opportunistic nocturnal nuisance took property from the open bed of a 42-year-old man’s pickup parked at apartments in the 5500 block of Harvest Hill Road.
Reported at 2:27 p.m.: the April 8 burglary of a 22-year-old Rockwall man’s vehicle at apartments in the 7500 block of Eastern Avenue.
At 3:55 p.m., a beggar seeking cash at Preston Royal Village instead received a criminal trespassing warning.
At 6:48 p.m., an unwelcome visitor to Medical City Hospital on Forest Road received a criminal trespassing warning.
Before 12:03 p.m., a rascal got into and stole from a 61-year-old man’s vehicle at a home in the 10500 block of Edgemere Road.
Arrested at 6:03 a.m. at Medical City Hospital on Forest Road: a 22-year-old woman accused of public intoxication.