Robberies, Burglaries, and Fights — Oh My

Our weekly emailed police report will begin after the new year. (We’re still getting the design and sponsorships finalized.) Until then, we’ll post notable Preston Hollow crimes here on the blog:

Between 7 and 11 p.m. on Monday, a burglar broke into a black 2005 BMW coupe in Inwood Village and stole a $20 backpack.

Between 4:30 and 4:35 p.m. on Tuesday, a burglar broke into a black 2007 GMC SUV at Dallas International School and stole a $30 purse that held a $900 Chanel wallet, a $650 iPhone, $30 in cash, various credit cards, and two driver’s licenses — one issued in Texas, the other in France.

At 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday, a robber pointed a gun at a man in a parking lot in the 7900 block of Forest Lane and stole his $250 LG phone and his $25 wallet containing $150 in cash.

Between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Wednesday, a burglar broke into a house in the 5600 block of Bryn Mawr Drive, damaged two small safes, and stole a $12,000 Rolex watch, a $2,500 Tag Heuer watch, a $1,700 Mac Book Pro, an $800 David Yurman cuff, a $600 iPad, a $400 Luminox watch, a $200 Amazon gift card, and various documents.

Between 3:30 and 10:40 p.m. on Wednesday, a burglar broke into a white 2007 Lincoln Navigator at NorthPark Center and stole $3,000 in cash, a $300 pink Coach purse, a $100 pink Coach wallet, five credit cards, three checkbooks, and personal papers.

At 1:45 p.m. on Thursday, a burglar broke into an attached garage in the 4400 block of Park Lane. When the burglar opened the door to the house, an alarm sounded and scared him away.

Between 1 p.m. on Wednesday and 11 p.m. on Thursday, a burglar entered a blue 2011 Kia hatchback in the 5400 block of Amherst Circle and stole a chef’s bag that held $400 worth of utensils, a $150 iPod, a $75 MP3 player, a $25 phone charger, and $18 in cash.

Between 10 p.m. on Thursday and 8 a.m. on Friday, a thief stole a $200 Louis Vuitton purse from a silver 2008 Infiniti that had been left unlocked in a driveway in the 5500 block of Northaven Road. The purse held an Omega watch and a Cartier watch with a total value of $500, a $100 pair of prescription glasses, $46 in cash, two passports, five credit cards, a checkbook, a driver’s license, and some keys.

At 4:20 p.m. on Friday, a Far North Dallas woman sustained abrasions after she was kicked by a known suspect in the 9400 block of Meadowbrook Drive.

Between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Friday, a thief stole a silver 2007 Kia SUV valued at $10,000 from NorthPark Center.

Between 1:15 and 1:45 p.m. on Saturday, a burglar broke into a black 2008 SUV (make and model not available) in Preston Forest Shopping Center and stole a $2,000 Mac Book Pro.

At 2:08 a.m. on Sunday, an officer on patrol saw two people fighting in The Market at Preston Forest. One fighter was in the driver’s seat of a tan 1999 Ford van, and the other was standing next to the open driver’s door. The officer turned on the lights, got out of the car, and ordered the standing fighter to disengage. Under the officer’s direction, the combatant walked toward the officer and sat on the curb. But while the officer was speaking to the person inside the van, the one who had been sitting on the curb got up and fled on foot.

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