Preston Hollow Crime Reports Jan. 20 – 26

SKULLDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: SOUND LIKE LOOTING?
Reported at 10:57 a.m. Jan. 25: On Jan. 20, an unwelcome guest entered a vacant, storm-damaged home in the 6200 block of Orchid Lane.

20 Monday
How bad was a 47-year-old Dallas woman’s Monday? The driver who struck her vehicle before 2 p.m. at Inwood Village didn’t stick around to take responsibility.

Before 7:46 p.m., a burglar broke a door of a home in the 5500 block of Druid Lane to get inside and steal.

Arrested at 10:25 p.m.: a man, age not provided, who was accused of driving while intoxicated in the 7100 block or Royal Lane.

21 Tuesday
Overnight before 9:42 a.m., a thief drove off with a vehicle from a home in the 5300 block of Drane Drive.

A 39-year-old Garland woman’s visit to Prosperity Bank at Preston Forest Square got a bit messy before 10:44 a.m. She said she didn’t know the stranger who tossed an unidentified liquid on her.

Arrested at 3:39 p.m.: a 19-year-old woman accused of shoplifting from Ray-Ban at NorthPark Center. She also received a criminal trespassing warning and was wanted on warrants out of Harris County.

22 Wednesday
Arrested at 9:55 a.m.: a 38-year-old woman accused of shoplifting from Lacoste at NorthPark Center. She also received a criminal trespassing warning and was wanted on a Dallas County warrant.

Before 12:51 p.m., a vehicle damaged property at The Berkshire office building between Dallas North Tollway and Preston Center.

Before 8:57 p.m., a burglar broke into a 65-year-old man’s vehicle at Inwood Village and took the contents.

Taken before 10:45 p.m.: a vehicle from the 6400 block of Lafayette Way.

23 Thursday
Police did not provide the reporting time for a theft at the Lowe’s on Inwood Road near Forest Lane.

Before 2:03 p.m., a rascal shoplifted from Louis Vuitton at NorthPark Center.

Reported at 3:22 p.m.: a burglar removed property on Jan. 20 from a vacant house in the 7100 block of Royal Lane.

24 Friday
Overnight before 8:42 a.m., a burglar pried open a side door of a home in the 4300 block of Crowley Drive and made off with tools a self-employed worker had left there.

Before 10:34 a.m., a thief took a 52-year-old Garland man’s vehicle from the 4400 block of Beechwood Lane.

An unwelcome guest to the 7-Eleven on Forest Lane near Central Expressway got a criminal trespassing warning at 11:11 a.m.

Before 11:49 a.m., a mediocre rogue tried to burglarize a 59-year-old Wylie woman’s vehicle at a home in the 4300 block of Echo Glen Drive.

Before 12:02 p.m., a crook drove off with someone else’s truck from the 10200 block of Strait Lane.

Arrested at 7:23 p.m.: a 68-year-old woman accused of driving while intoxicated in the 10700 block of Hillcrest Road.

At 9:17 p.m., an Irving man at the Walgreens at Northwest Highway and Lemmon Avenue discovered his vehicle had just been stolen.

25 Saturday
Police did not provide the reporting time for a theft at the Lowe’s on Inwood Road near Forest Lane.

26 Sunday
Arrested at 5:33 a.m.: a 20-year-old man accused of public intoxication in the 6100 block of Preston Have Drive.

Police did not provide the reporting time for a theft from an employee of the Sunglass Hut at Macy’s in NorthPark 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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