Preston Hollow Crime Reports April 18 – 24

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: DUMPSTER DIAGNOSIS

Before 6:28 p.m. April 24, a vandal damaged a large metal trash bin outside Quest Diagnostics Forest Lane on Central Expressway.

18 Monday

Arrested at 3:22 a.m.: a 49-year-old man accused of public intoxication near homes in the 5000 block of Harvest Hill Road.

Shortly before 11:48 a.m., a thief took a man’s vehicle from NorthPark Center.

Arrested at 3:52 p.m.: a 61-year-old woman accused of stealing from an office at NorthPark Center.

Reported at 6:50 p.m.: a failed theft. The crook tried to steal from the Walgreens at Hillcrest Road and Northwest Highway.

19 Tuesday

Stolen before 1:41 p.m.: landscaping tools from a home in the 5400 block of Pebblebrook Drive.

Reported at 7:34 p.m.: a vehicle burglary at the Semones Family YMCA (Town North) on Northaven Road.

20 Wednesday

Stolen before 11:18 a.m.: a man’s vehicle from a home in the 10400 block of Shadow Bend Drive.

21 Thursday

Reported at 11:53 a.m.: an April 20 theft from a man at NorthPark Center.

Arrested at 2:58 p.m.: a 74-year-old man accused of pointing a deadly weapon at a man at a home in the 10600 home of Park Preston Drive.

Reported at 5:06 p.m.: a thief snatched the phone from a woman’s hand at a home in the 6800 block of Mimosa Lane.

Arrested at 8:23 p.m.: a 28-year-old woman accused of shoplifting from a store at NorthPark Center, biting three people, and having a glass pipe for drug consumption and .5 grams of methamphetamines.

22 Friday

Burglarized before 9:28 p.m.: a man’s vehicle at apartments in the 3900 block of West Northwest Highway.

23 Saturday

Stolen before 1:18 a.m.: a woman’s vehicle from Preston Royal Village.

Reported at 3:06 a.m., the first of two overnight burglaries at apartments in the 6800 block of Bandera Avenue. It occurred at a man’s home. In the second, reported at 1:13 p.m., a prowler forced entry into a woman’s home.

Stolen before 12:04 p.m.: a man’s vehicle at condos in the 6200 block of West Northwest Highway.

Shortly before 3:08 p.m., a thief took a man’s vehicle from Preston Forest Village.

24 Sunday

At 7:05 p.m., an unwelcomed visitor to the Gateway Church Dallas Campus on Hillcrest Road received a criminal trespassing warning.

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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