Preston Hollow Crime Reports April 5 – 11

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: PROSPECTING FOR OIL?

Before 3:56 p.m. April 7, a burglar rummaged through the Kwik Kar Lube & Tune on Inwood Road near Forest Lane.

5 Monday

The reporting time was not provided for vandalism at TJ’s Seafood Market & Grill in Preston Royal Village.

Around 3:30 p.m., a reckless driver fled after wrecking into a 53-year-old Arlington woman’s vehicle in the 6800 block of LBJ Freeway.

6 Tuesday

At 4:23 a.m., at the scene of a wreck in the 4700 block of LBJ Freeway, officers recovered a vehicle stolen in Irving. The culprit had fled.

8 Thursday

Arrested at 1:20 a.m.: a 43-year-old man accused of public intoxication, resisting arrest, and criminal trespassing at Inwood Tavern in the 7700 block of Inwood Road.

The reporting time was not provided for a theft at a home in the 7300 block of Woodthrush Drive.

Before 11:10 a.m., a robber presented a note, took money, and fled Prosperity Bank-Preston Royal in the Preston Oaks Shopping Center.

Before 3:22 p.m., a burglar broke a window and stole contents from a 29-year-old woman’s vehicle at Inwood Village.

A 39-year-old Euless man was injured before 10:09 p.m. in a wreck with a street racer in the 4500 block of the westbound LBJ TEXpress lanes.

9 Friday

Before 3:17 p.m., a thief stole from a Willard Heating and Air Conditioning, of Forney, vehicle while a 29-year-old technician from Fate, Texas, called on a home in the 4500 block of Bobbitt Drive.

11 Sunday

Targeting PetSmart in the 12100 block of Inwood Road again? Overnight before 7:31 a.m., a shooter fired bullets through the front windows of the store. Someone on March 24 had shot through the front door.

Reported at 9:15 a.m.: The valet had parked a 44-year-old man’s vehicle in a private lot at the Henry W. Longfellow Career Exploration Academy on Boaz Street, where an unknown vehicle on April 7 wrecked into it.

Reported at 9:43 a.m.: A thief on April 10 pinched a 50-year-old Scottsdale, Arizona, woman’s wallet from her table at Neighborhood Services in the 5000 block of Lovers Lane.

At 10:11 a.m., an unwelcomed visitor to leave the 7-Eleven at Preston Royal Village was told to scram.

Before 6:13 p.m.: A lout threw a cup of water on a 61-year-old woman from the 6300 block of Bandera Avenue.

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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