Preston Hollow Crime Reports Jan. 6 – 12

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: DOGGONE IT!
Who needs to steal a fire hydrant connector coupling? Maybe officers will figure that out if they catch the thief who took one Jan. 8 at Sterling Plaza in Preston Center. The incident was reported at noon Jan. 9.

6 Monday
Police did not provide the reporting time for a theft at Lowe’s Home Improvement on Inwood Road near Forest Lane.

7 Tuesday
Police did not provide the reporting times for a theft from a home in the 6800 block of Bandera Avenue and an assault at Preston Place Counseling at Preston Road and Linden Lane.

Arrested at 1:07 p.m.: a 53-year-old man accused of shoplifting from Macy’s at NorthPark Center. Police said he gave officers a false name and was wanted on warrants.

Reported at 3:26 p.m.: A thief on Jan. 6 took building materials from a home in the 6700 block of Northport Drive.

Before 3:37 p.m., a thief stole from a 48-year-old Plano man at Lowe’s Home Improvement on Inwood Road near Forest Lane. Also taken: a 65-year-old Murphy man’s vehicle. A vehicle burglary at that location was reported about an hour later.

Arrested at 5:05 p.m.: a 36-year-old woman accused of shoplifting from Macy’s at NorthPark Center. She also was wanted on warrants and accused of possessing methamphetamines a false ID.

Stolen before 8:46 p.m.: a vehicle at Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas Love Field on Northwest Highway.

8 Wednesday
Before 1:53 a.m., an unannounced guest showed up at a home in the 5000 block of Purdue Avenue and harassed a 58-year-old woman.

Burglarized before 8:55 a.m.: a vehicle at a home in the 6800 block of Bandera Avenue.

Before 5:38 p.m., a burglar stole items from a 48-year-old woman’s vehicle at Tom Thumb at University Boulevard and Inwood Road.

9 Thursday
Arrested at 4:33 a.m. at NorthPark Center: a 23-year-old drunk man described as “a danger to himself and others.” He also received a criminal trespassing warning.

Police did not provide the reporting time for a theft from a home in the 10600 block of Sandpiper Lane.

Before 11:11 a.m., a thief took property from a home in the 5500 block of Edlen Drive.

Before 11:39 a.m., a reckless and irresponsible motorist fled after colliding with a 30-year-old Garland woman’s vehicle at Preston Center.

Before 10:13 p.m., one or more burglars broke the windows of three vehicles parked near Black Swan Yoga in the 5100 block of West Lovers Lane.

10 Friday
Police did not provide the reporting time for a theft from a vacant house in the 8500 block of Ridgelea Street.

Before 12:35 p.m., a vandal damaged property at a home in the 6300 block of Bandera Avenue.

At 10:49 a.m., a lucky would-be shoplifter received only a criminal trespassing warning at NorthPark Center.

Taken before 6:57 p.m.: a 25-year-old Dallas man’s vehicle from NorthPark Center.

11 Saturday

Stolen before 4:48 p.m.: a Flower Mound man’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.

Damaged before 7:51 p.m. at NorthPark Center: a 25-year-old Shreveport, Louisiana woman’s vehicle by a motorist not courteous enough to stop and leave information.

12 Sunday
Arrested at 4:44 a.m. at the scene of a wreck in the 8900 block of Dallas North Tollway: a 24-year-old man wanted on warrants.

Before 11:01 a.m., vandals damaged property at the Royal Lane Condominiums in the 5800 block of Royal Lane.

At 3 p.m., an unwelcome visitor to NorthPark Center received a criminal trespassing warning.

Taken before 4:14 p.m.: the tailgate off a pickup at NorthPark Center.

Arrested at 4:28 p.m.: a 48-year-old man accused of trespassing at the Concourse Office Park in the 6300 block of LBJ Freeway.

Stolen before 5:12 p.m.: a vehicle at Preston Center.

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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