Preston Hollow Crime Reports March 21 – 27

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: HAMMER TIME!

Was there some reason investigators couldn’t touch this case a couple of days earlier? Reported at 12:24 p.m. March 24: The March 22 theft of a hydraulic hammer from the North Dallas Bank & Trust Co. building at Preston Road and LBJ Freeway.

21 Monday

Arrested at 3:17 p.m.: a 35-year-old man accused of robbing a business (name redacted by Dallas Police Department) on Northwest Highway at Lemmon Avenue.

Before 3:57 p.m. at NorthPark Center, a vandal damaged property and a burglar stole contents from a man’s vehicle.

22 Tuesday

Arrested at 7:34 p.m.: a 33-year-old man accused of shoplifting $5,452.50 worth of merchandise from a store at Inwood Village.

Burglarized before 7:39 p.m.: a woman’s vehicle at Inwood Village.

Before 8:46 p.m., a prowler removed contents from a man’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.

23 Wednesday

Burglarized overnight before 7:37 a.m.: a man’s vehicle at a home in the 5900 block of West Northwest Highway.

Before 12:17 p.m., a burglar broke out a window to steal contents from a man’s vehicle at Preston Royal Village.

Stolen before 6:12 p.m.: a woman’s vehicle at Preston Center.

At 8:41 p.m.: a woman may have found a reason to be “down with the blues” after a burglar found it fun to break out her vehicle window with an unknown object at the Semones Family (Town North) YMCA on Northaven Road.

24 Thursday

Incomplete online records didn’t include a reporting time for a theft at Preston Forest Village.

Reported at 12:09 p.m.: The March 23 burglary of a woman’s vehicle at Inwood Village.

Before 2:18 p.m., a vehicle at condominiums in the 6300 block of West Northwest Highway was “taken without permission.” Isn’t that the definition of stolen?

25 Friday

Incomplete online records didn’t include a reporting time for a theft at a home in the 4300 block of Caruth Boulevard.

26 Saturday

Reported at 2:55 p.m.: an armed robbery at NorthPark Center.

Arrested at 11:52 p.m.: a 25-year-old man accused of firing a handgun at apartments in the 5800 block of West Northwest Highway and trying to flee on foot from uniformed police officers.

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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