Preston Hollow Crime Reports July 26 – Aug. 1

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: POWER OF THE DARK SIDE

Reported at 6:01 p.m. Wednesday: decidedly un-Jedi behavior. The burglar used “bodily Force” to break into a vehicle at a home in the 8300 block of Catawba Road.

26 Monday

Arrested at 1:03 a.m.: a 20-year-old woman accused of public intoxication in the 3900 block of West Northwest Highway.

Incomplete records didn’t include a reporting time for a theft from a construction site in the 4200 block of Lively Lane.

Burglarized before 11:04 a.m.: a 55-year-old man’s vehicle at Tiferet Israel on Hillcrest Road near the Northaven Trail.

27 Tuesday

Incomplete records didn’t include a reporting time for thefts in the parking lot at the Cooper Fitness Center on Preston Road and at a home in the 5100 block of Boca Raton Drive.

Reported at 12:33 p.m.: Criminal trespassing at The Sports Pod at Lovers Lane and Cresthaven Road.

Officers responded at 4:36 p.m. to a “burglary of a residence” call in the 4400 block of Bonham Street and issued a criminal trespassing warning.

28 Wednesday

Incomplete records didn’t include reporting times for thefts at homes in the 4600 block of Bluffview Boulevard and the 11500 block of Royalshire Drive.

Before 8:01 a.m., a burglar entered a garage and broke into a 50-year-old man’s truck at a home in the 4500 block of Bluffview Boulevard.

Taken before 7:15 p.m.: a 30-year-old woman’s vehicle from the Vista Bank parking lot in Preston Center.

Stolen before 10:23 p.m. at Preston Forest Square: the license plate off a 37-year-old Richardson man’s vehicle.

29 Thursday

Incomplete records didn’t include a reporting time for shoplifting at Sephora in NorthPark Center.

Photo: Tana Hunter

A car vs. building wreck around 3 p.m. at Inwood Village didn’t show up in the Dallas Police Department’s online incidents reports. However, an astute, quick-with-a-cell phone-camera People Newspapers advertising staff member calling on a client nearby made note of the mishap. She said she felt bad that the damaged Tesla still had paper tags.

30 Friday

Reported at 1:21 p.m.: A burglar pried the front door and all office doors at Group Analytic Practice of Dallas in the 6300 block of eastbound LBJ Freeway.

1 Sunday

Burglarized before 4:37 p.m.: a 42-year-old Mesquite woman’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.

Reported at 5:34 p.m.: An intruder entered and stole from a 78-year-old woman’s home in the 10100 block of Gaywood Road.

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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