Preston Hollow Crime Reports June 8 – 14

Taken before 12:17 a.m. June 10 from a Thackery Street parking lot at the Edgemere retirement community on Northwest Highway: an 87-year-old man’s motorized wheelchair.

9 Tuesday
A 63-year-old woman, who had been warned not to return to Preston Royal Village, came back anyway and was arrested at 8:43 a.m. Police accused her of also lying about her name.

10 Wednesday
Before 12:55 a.m. at Preston Forest Village, a ruffian employed hands in an attack on a 44-year-old man.

Police did not provide the reporting time for shoplifting at Ulta Beauty in Inwood Village.

Before 9:48 p.m., a burglar pried the lock of a wall frame at the Renaissance at Preston Hollow at Thackery Street and Northwest Highway.

Burglarized before 6:40 p.m.: a home in the 5100 block of Kelsey Road.

11 Thursday
Arrested at 1:20 a.m.: a 21-year-old man accused of driving while intoxicated in the 7200 block of Meadow Drive.

Before 8:27 a.m., a stranger threatened a 50-year-old woman at her home in the 5100 block of Elsby Avenue.

Police did not provide the reporting times for thefts at the Edgemere retirement community on Northwest Highway, a vacant home in the 6500 block of Pemberton Drive, and Veritex Community Bank in Preston Center.

Before 11:34 a.m., a 28-year-old man lost his wallet near Quest Diagnostics at Forest Lane and Central Expressway.

At 6:13 p.m., officers investigated disorderly conduct from a group blocking the roadway in the 12300 block of Preston Road. One member of the group damaged a 36-year-old man’s vehicle, police said. No arrests were made.

At 8:34 p.m., a 43-year-old woman blamed protesters for damaging her vehicle on Forest Lane near the intersection with Hillcrest Road.

12 Friday

Before 1:29 p.m., a ruffian injured and robbed an 84-year-old man at a home in the 6200 block of Park Lane.

Reported at 3:14 p.m.: A vandal on June 10 tagged a 35-year-old man’s home in the 5600 block of McShann Road with spray paint.

Stolen before 8 p.m.: a vehicle at a home in the 10600 block of Pagewood Drive.

13 Saturday
Was it a would-be burglar who, before 12:25 a.m. pried open a window screen at a 26-year-old man’s apartment in the 5500 block of Harvest Hill Road? The police report calls the incident criminal mischief.

Officers found a vehicle stolen in Mesquite at apartments in the 11100 block of Valleydale Drive but the suspected thief managed to run away.

Burglarized overnight before 7:35 a.m.: a 57-year-old woman’s vehicle at a home in the 4900 block of Mill Run Road.

Before 9:31 a.m., a crook stole a vehicle from the 5800 block of LBJ Freeway.

Police did not provide the reporting time for a theft at Preston Center.

Officers at 1:36 p.m., began investigating the credit card abuse committed against a 72-year-old woman from the 6900 block of Chevy Chase Avenue.

Reported at 3:42 p.m.: Vandals struck June 12 at a home in the 5000 block of Mill Run Road.

14 Sunday
Police did not provide the reporting time for a theft at Republic Texas Tavern on Inwood Road.

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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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