Preston Hollow Crime Reports March 14 – 20

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: ART OF THE STEAL

Reported at 1:37 p.m. March 14: an art heist. A thief took a woman’s painting, valued at $7,500, from a home in the 5800 block of Orchid Lane.

14 Monday

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Apparently, taking that proverb to heart, a burglar who only managed to damage a passenger side window of a man’s car in the Preston-Royal Southwest shopping center switched focus and broke out the rear window before 4:51 p.m.

15 Tuesday

At 8:27 a.m., an unwelcome guest to the 7-Eleven at Preston Forest Square received a criminal trespassing warning.

Reported at 5:09 p.m.: a theft at the Semones Family YMCA (Town North) on Northaven Road.

Before 9:33 p.m., a motorist refused to share ID after a wreck with a woman in the 4100 block of Inwood Road.

16 Wednesday

Investigated at 2:38 p.m.: a theft at a home in the 11200 block of Inwood Road.

Before 4:18 p.m., a prowler stole items from a work van at a home in the 4800 block of North Lindhurst Avenue.

Stolen before 9:05 p.m.: a man’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.

17 Thursday

Burglarized before 8:09 a.m.: a man’s vehicle at the Starbucks on Forest Lane at White Rock Creek.

Reported at 8:10 a.m.: a theft at a home in the 4900 block of Thunder Road.

18 Friday

Burglarized before 5:52 p.m.: a vehicle at a home in the 6300 block of Park Lane.

19 Saturday

Before 2:55 a.m., a thief stole the license plate off a woman’s vehicle outside Drake’s restaurant on Lovers Lane.

Stolen before 7:50 p.m.: a man’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.

20 Sunday

At 2:10 p.m., officers investigated a two-vehicle wreck in the 5800 block of West Northwest Highway.

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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