Preston Hollow Crime Reports Sept. 13 – 18


At 7:10 p.m. on Sept. 16 at the Walgreens at Northwest Highway and Lemmon Avenue, officers began the preliminary investigation of a three-day-old theft of a debit card from a 57-year-old woman from The Colony.

13 Monday

Burglarized before 8:36 p.m., a 32-year-old woman’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.

14 Tuesday

Before 1:02 p.m., a thief got into a construction site at NorthPark Center and stole from a 44-year-old Mesquite man and 21-year-old Dallas man.

Before 9:14 p.m., a thief took an 18-year-old woman’s stuff at Tom Thumb in the Market at Preston Forest.

15 Wednesday

Before 5:11 p.m., a prowler stole from a 53-year-old Grand Prairie man’s vehicle at a home in the 4900 block of Twin Post Road.

Arrested at 7:18 p.m.: a 50-year-old man accused of shoplifting from Macy’s at NorthPark Center and drug possession.

Rude and incompetent? Before 7:54 p.m., a thief working the NorthPark Center parking lots attempted to take a 46-year-old Garland woman’s vehicle “without consent.”

16 Thursday

An 84-year-old man’s trip to the Cooper Fitness Center on Preston Road didn’t work out as well as he hoped. Before 11:43 a.m., a burglar broke into the man’s vehicle.

Reported at 4:46 p.m.: tree trimming trials. A prowler stole from an Arbor Associates Inc. vehicle while crews called on a home in the 5900 block of Deloache Avenue.

17 Friday

Burglarized before 1:04 p.m.: a vehicle belonging to Vondell Logistic of Desoto in the 10800 block of Preston Road.

Reported at 8:08 p.m.: A 65-year-old man’s padlock on a unit at the Public Storage at Inwood Road and Lemmon Avenue couldn’t withstand the cutting tool on Sept. 14 of a burglar determined to steal stuff.

Before 6:04 p.m., a reckless and irresponsible motorist fled after hitting a Riverbend Sandler Pools of Plano vehicle calling on a home in the 6400 block of Belmead Drive.

18 Saturday

Before 11:13 a.m., a crook stole a 43-year-old woman’s vehicle from the Royal Lane Baptist Church campus at Hillcrest Road and Royal Lane.

Stolen before 6:35 p.m.: a 19-year-old man’s vehicle from Preston Forest Shopping 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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