Preston Hollow Crime Reports Sept. 14 – 20

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: DESIGN AN EASY CRIME

Reported at 3:27 p.m. Sept. 18: An opportunistic thief took stuff out of a Julia Rider Design Services vehicle left unlocked outside a home in the 5300 block of Meaders Lane.

15 Tuesday

Arrested at 12:25 p.m.: a 24-year-old man accused of trying to steal a Professional Plumbers of Wylie vehicle in the 4800 block of Northaven Road with the help of an accomplice who managed to run away. Officers also found marijuana.

Stolen before 1:50 p.m.: a Signature Baking vehicle from the Summertree shopping center parking lot in the 12300 block of Inwood Road.

16 Wednesday

Online records didn’t include a reporting time for thefts at homes in the 4300 block of Lively Lane. the 4200 block of Royal Ridge Drive and the 6500 block of Dykes Way.

Before 1:25 p.m. at NorthPark Center, a burglar broke a window to take contents from a vehicle belonging to a 40-year-old man from The Colony.

Reported at 2:57 p.m.: A vandal on Sept. 15 damaged property at a 65-year-old man’s home in the 8100 block of Inwood Road.

17 Thursday

Should we lampoon the Dallas Police Department for leaving the reporting time off an online record of a theft at a home in the 7000 block of Chevy Chase Avenue? What about for not including that detail on a case of vandalism to a Wylie woman’s vehicle at NorthPark Center?

Before 8:58 a.m., a 32-year-old Plano woman encountered a rude and reckless reprobate who didn’t stick around to share information after a wreck in the 8500 block of Hillcrest Road.

Before 5:41 p.m., an errant motorist damaged a 58-year-old woman’s vehicle outside a home in the 11400 block of East Ricks Circle.

Before 6:49 p.m. outside a home in the 4400 block of Wildwood Road, a criminal nuisance made off with a bag of tools belonging to Heath Consultants of Farmers Branch.

18 Friday

Online records didn’t include reporting times for vandalism at a home in the 5100 block of Meadow Crest Drive and a theft at a home in the 5900 block of Boca Raton Drive.

Before 11:17 a.m., a bully threatened a 34-year-old woman at an office in the 3800 block of West Northwest Highway by implying that harm was going to be coming her way.

19 Saturday

A 61-year-old man was in pain at 12:56 p.m. after an attack by a ruffian at the Wal-Mart gas pumps at LBJ Freeway and Midway Road.

20 Sunday

Reported at 7:59 p.m.: A 24-year-old woman from the 5500 block of Harvest Hill Road received numerous alarming messages.

William Taylor

William Taylor, editor of Park Cities People and Preston Hollow People, shares a name and a birthday with his dad and a love for community journalism with his colleagues at People Newspapers. He joined the staff in 2016 after more than 25 years working for daily newspapers in such places as Alexandria, Louisiana; Baton Rouge; McKinney; San Angelo; and Sherman, though not in anywhere near that order. A city manager once told him that “city government is the best government” because of its potential to improve the lives of its residents. William still enjoys covering municipal government and many other topics. Follow him on Twitter @Seminarydropout. He apologizes in advance to the Joneses for any angry Tweets that might slip out about the Dallas Cowboys during the NFL season. You also can reach him at [email protected]. For the latest news, click here to sign up for our newsletter.

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