Parker-area police reports - May 14-24
Property returned by rec employee
At approximately 2 p.m. May 14, a Parker Fieldhouse employee surrendered numerous items that had been lost or left at the Parker Fieldhouse between September 2012 and May.
Police employees attempted to contact the owners of the property but were unsuccessful. Items surrendered included a watch, Nintendo games, prescription medication, a duffel bag and a cable. The items were booked into evidence for safekeeping.
Man cited for sleeping on bench
At approximately 12:47 p.m. May 16, officers responded to Bar CCC Park for a request of increased patrol where there had been a former online complaint about a male sleeping on the picnic benches in the area. Upon their arrival on scene, the officers found a male sleeping on the picnic benches. A 50-year-old man was issued a summons for loitering. He was provided a courtesy ride and released.
Suspect soils vehicle after tree-killing rampage
At 7:40 a.m. May 20, officers were dispatched to the area of Canterberry Parkway and Riverdale Way on a report of damage to property, theft, criminal mischief and motor vehicle theft.
Officers met with a construction site foreman who said he and his crew left four vehicles parked and lined up on the site when they left May 17. The foreman discovered several construction vehicles had been moved and/or damaged. One of the construction vehicles had been driven throughout the site by an unknown person who ran over several medium-sized pine trees, killing the trees and damaging the vehicle before running it into a pond on the site. Several of the other vehicles had either been damaged or property stolen from them. The unknown suspect also left fecal matter in one of the trucks.
Table, chairs stolen separately
Officers responded to a theft call in the 11000 block of Flower Mound Way around 11:30 a.m. May 21.
A woman reported that someone had stolen her two patio chairs. The victim called again on May 23 to report her patio table had also been stolen. There were no known suspects.
Woman cited for throwing can at car
At 2:24 p.m. May 21, the Parker police responded to a road rage incident that occurred on South Parker Road near Hilltop Road.
The victim reported she had changed lanes as she drove north on South Parker Road past Hilltop Road when a woman driving a black Cadillac sped up next to her and flipped her off. The victim then reported the driver of the Cadillac threw what appeared to be a soda can from the vehicle, which hit the passenger side of the victim’s vehicle and caused damage. The driver of the Cadillac was served a summons for criminal tampering and damage to property.
Homes and cars tagged with racist, vulgar messages
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of criminal mischief after several homes and cars on one street in the Pinery were vandalized.
The graffiti was scrawled on at least 10 homes and 10 vehicles on N. Hillside Way between 11 p.m. May 23 and 12:30 a.m. May 24 and caused hundreds of dollars in damage. The homes and cars had been spray painted with black and white paint. The graffiti included vulgar pictures and phrases, as well as racist statements. The investigators exhausted all leads and closed the case until more information becomes available.
*Courtesy of the Parker Police Department and the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office