Preston Hollow Crime Reports Dec. 23 – 29

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: NO LAST-MINUTE SHOPPING?
Reported at 3:18 p.m. Dec. 23: a 23-year-old employee of Anthropologie lost her wallet at NorthPark Center.

23 Monday
Before 1:44 p.m. at a shopping center at Northwest Highway and Midway Road, a thief took a 64-year-old woman’s wallet.

Arrested at 6:50 p.m.: a woman (age not provided) who was accused of embezzling from Macy’s at NorthPark Center.

Before 9:45 p.m., a burglar smashed the window of a 32-year-old McKinney man’s vehicle in the 4500 block of West Lovers Lane and stole contents.

24 Tuesday
A careless and irresponsible motorist didn’t stick around and provide personal information after wrecking into another vehicle in the 10700 block of Brookport Place.

Before 12:12 p.m., a sly customer presented a forged check to be cashed at Amegy Bank at Northwest Highway and Hillcrest Avenue.

At 5:22 p.m., Carrollton police recovered a stolen vehicle in the 6000 block of LBJ Freeway.

Before 10:36 p.m., a Christmas Eve criminal removed contents from a Pilot Point man’s vehicle in the 5300 block of Wenonah Drive.

25 Wednesday
Some say a bearded fat man, dressed in red, snuck into area homes overnight through the chimneys, ate cookies, and left gifts.

26 Thursday
Arrested at 1:32 p.m.: a man (age not provided) who was accused of shoplifting at the Microsoft Store at NorthPark Center.

27 Friday
Before 10:45 a.m., a dog bit a 63-year-old man at apartments in the 7700 block of West Greenway Boulevard.

Before 4:17 p.m., one or more vandals damaged a 41-year-old Frisco woman’s property in the 7700 block of Mason Dells Drive.

28 Saturday
Police did not provide a reporting time for a theft at Inwood Village.

Amazon dropped off a package at a home in the 4700 block of Mill Creek Road, and before 6:18 p.m., an opportunistic porch pirate took it.

29 Sunday
Stolen before 12:54 a.m.: a vehicle from apartments in the 12800 block of Midway Road.

Before 1:52 a.m. at Preston Center, a 36-year-old Trinidad, Texas man did not know the ruffian who hit and hurt him.

Before 8:48 p.m. at the Forestwood Shopping Center at Forest Lane and Inwood Road, a thief stole from a 58-year-old woman.

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 william.taylor@peoplenewspapers.com. For the latest news, click here to sign up for our newsletter.

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