Preston Hollow Crime Reports March 8 – 14

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: LOCK IT OR MOCK IT

Finding easy loot proved more than a pipe dream for a prowler working in the 5000 block of Seneca Drive when he spotted a crack in a plumber’s defenses. A Hydro Plumbing of Arlington van sat unlocked before 12:49 p.m. March 8. The painful joke was typed on March 15.

8 Monday

Online records didn’t include a reporting time for shoplifting from the Target at Preston Center.

Before 4:28 p.m., a prowler stole stuff from a 42-year-old Duncanville man’s vehicle at a home in the 11100 block of Edgemere Road.

Before 5:58 p.m., a driving menace struck a 33-year-old man at Preston Center.

The pain in the neck who hit a 24-year-old man’s parked vehicle before 9:29 p.m. at NorthPark Center didn’t leave contact information.

9 Tuesday

Online records didn’t include the reporting time for shoplifting from Zales Jewelers at NorthPark Center.

Reported at 12:26 p.m.: A woman saw a prowler outside her back fence in the 4900 block of Mill Run Road.

Before 3:33 p.m., a thief removed contents from a 51-year-old Richardson man’s vehicle at a home in the 7000 block of Mason Dells Drive.

The future may not be bright enough to justify shades for a 17-year-old boy arrested at 4:03 p.m. and accused of shoplifting from Ray-Ban at NorthPark Center.

Arrested at 6:32 p.m.: two 25-year-old men accused of failing to identify themselves and having a gun and also marijuana during a traffic stop at the 7-Eleven at Royal Lane and Preston Road.

10 Wednesday

Online records didn’t include reporting times for thefts at DermPRO in the 6200 block of LBJ Freeway and Tom Thumb at the Market and Preston Forest.

Before 5:56 p.m., a vandal damaged a 57-year-old woman’s property at Preston Center.

11 Thursday

Online records didn’t include a reporting time for an assault on a Garland man at a construction site in the 4700 block of Shadywood Lane.

Overnight before 10:44 a.m., a burglar broke a vehicle window to steal from a 20-year-old woman from the 6800 block of Bandera Ave.

12 Friday

Recovered at 9:41 a.m. at Preston Center: property stolen in University Park.

Before 1:22 p.m., a thief removed belongings from a 32-year-old woman’s vehicle at Central Market at Northwest Highway and Midway Road.

Arrested at 2:30 p.m.: a 33-year-old man accused of having a prohibited weapon at the Hockaday School at Welch Road and Forest Lane.

Arrested at 5:25 p.m.: a 28-year-old man accused of shoplifting from Dillard’s at NorthPark Center. He also received a criminal trespassing warning from the store.

13 Saturday

Arrested at 12:24 a.m. at Forest Lane and Central Expressway: a 39-year-old man accused of throwing a rock against a vehicle window, which shattered, injuring a 42-year-old man.

Reported at 12:42 p.m.: a 57-year-old Allen man’s unlocked vehicle at a home in the 5100 block of Shadywood Lane made an easy target for a thief on March 11.

Before 12:46 p.m., an irresponsible motorist fled the Preston Royal Village parking lot after striking a 51-year-old man’s vehicle.

At 5:12 p.m., an unwelcome visitor to the Preston Group in Preston Center got a criminal trespassing warning.

14 Sunday

Arrested at 1:52 a.m. in the 7000 block of Royal Lane: a 22-year-old man accused of driving while intoxicated as well as possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Arrested at 3:30 a.m.: a 41-year-old woman accused of driving drunk in the 11100 block of North Central Expressway.

Overnight before 8:22 a.m., a burglar entered locked vehicles at a 64-year-old man’s home in the 6353 Northport Drive.

Reported at 2:33 p.m. in the 6900 block of Meadowbriar Lane: the March 12 theft from a 26-year-old Ennis, Texas man.

Reported at 6:23 p.m.: A crook stole on March 13 contents from a 57-year-old man’s vehicle at a home in the 6900 block of Forestglade Circle.

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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