Preston Hollow Crime Reports April 19 – 25

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: SCOOTER LOOTER

Before 10:15 a.m. April 22 at a home in the 10500 block of Pagewood Drive, an incompetent would-be moped thief tried to get the bike but only damaged a 31-year-old man’s property.

19 Monday

Still there after 60 seconds. Before 2:24 p.m., a would-be car thief failed to take a man’s vehicle from NorthPark Center.

Before 3:22 p.m., a vandal damaged a 22-year-old Irving woman’s property at Calico in the 12300 blocks of Inwood Road.

Before 4:02 p.m., a prowler stole contents from a 50-year-old McKinney man’s vehicle at a home in the 4200 block of Southcrest Road.

What a headache! An unwelcomed guest was told to leave CVS at Preston Forest Village.

Reported at 8:46 p.m. by a 33-year-old Carrolton man: A colleague sent threatening memes to co-workers and the general manager at one of the businesses in the Pavilion on Lovers Lane.

20 Tuesday

Reported at 12:47 a.m.: a robber escaped with merchandise from 7-Eleven at Preston Forest Square after a struggle with a 27-year-old man.

Arrested at 7:46 a.m. in a parking lot in the 6300 block of LBJ Freeway: an 18-year-old man found passed out in his vehicle.

Discovered at 5:56 p.m.: Property left in the bed of a 38-year-old Richardson man’s pickup wasn’t safe from theft in the 4600 block of Meadowood Road.

21 Wednesday

A Carrolton man reported (time unavailable) vandalism at Preston Forest Village.

Before 1:05 p.m., a thief took a 49-year-old woman’s vehicle from a medical office building in the 12800 block of Preston Road.

Reported at 2:24 p.m. by a 51-year-old woman from the 5100 block of Elsby Avenue: A criminal stole her stuff and vandalized her property.

Reported at 11:55 p.m.: An anonymous caller threatened to beat up a 22-year-old man from the 6200 block of Bandera Avenue.

22 Thursday

Reported at 9:16 a.m.: A burglar on April 20 pulled back plywood to steal from a vacant home in the 5700 block of Greenbrier Drive.

23 Friday

At 8:52 a.m., an unwelcomed visitor was told to leave Preston Forest Shopping Center.

24 Saturday

Reported at 6:59 a.m.: A crank caller won’t stop contacting a 48-year-old man at NorthPark Center.

Stolen before 8:52 a.m.: a pickup from a home in the 12800 block of Montfort Drive.

Online records didn’t include a reporting time for a theft from Nordstrom at NorthPark Center.

25 Sunday

At 12:16 a.m. in the 4900 LBJ Freeway, officers stopped and arrested one of four drivers racing on the highway along with a spectator. But details about those arrested wasn’t available on the Dallas Police Department’s website.

Online records didn’t include a reporting time for a theft at NorthPark Center.

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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