Saturday, April 20, 2024

Highland Village Police Blotter

The following is a summary of recent incident reports made to the Highland Village Police Department as compiled by the staff of The CTG:

On Jan. 30, a resident tried to purchase patio furniture from an account on the Highland Village Cares Facebook group, paying two transactions through Venmo totaling $150. Then the buyer saw a separate post saying that a similar scam was going around, and the buyer reported the fraud to HVPD. The Facebook group administrator blocked the offending user account.

On Jan. 30, a Highland Village police officer spotted a suspect vehicle with an outstanding warrant on FM 407 and arrested Jacob Allred, a former teacher at Great Lakes Academy in Plano, who was accused of grooming a student at the school and sending her inappropriate messages.

On Feb. 16, a juvenile reported that a man has sent her sexually explicit messages, propositioned her multiple times and stated he buys vapes and alcohol for minors.

Mark Smith
Mark Smith
Mark Smith is the Digital Editor of The Cross Timbers Gazette.

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