Preston Hollow Crime Reports Dec. 28 – Jan. 3

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: BRAKING BAD

Before 7:50 p.m. Jan. 2, a nuisance stole the taillights off a 55-year-old man’s vehicle at a home in the 91000 block of Rockbrook Drive.

29 Tuesday

Reported at 4:01 a.m.: A would-be vehicle burglar damaged a 55-year-old man’s property at a home in the 6600 block of Northwood Road.

Before 7:55 a.m., a scoundrel stole from a 77-year-old woman at a home in the 4700 block of Hallmark Drive.

Online reports didn’t include a reporting time for a theft at a home in the 4900 block of Forest Bend Road.

Before 12:16 p.m., a crooked customer attempted to cash stolen checks at Inwood National Bank at Inwood Road and Newmore Avenue using stolen IDs and debit cards.

Before 12:27 p.m., a bully verbally threatened a 62-year-old man near a home in the 5100 block of Elsby Avenue.

Stolen before 10:18 p.m.: a Garland woman’s pickup truck at NorthPark Center. Another vehicle was reported stolen at 8:51 p.m.

30 Wednesday

The careless motorist who collided with an Oncor utility poll before 12:15 a.m. in the 5700 block of Walnut Hill Lane fled the scene

Online records didn’t provide a reporting time for a theft from a woman at NorthPark Center.

Stolen before 8:42 p.m.: a Shreveport, Louisiana man’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.

31 Thursday

Online records didn’t provide a reporting time for a theft from an unidentified store at NorthPark Center.

Before 1:56 p.m., a rude motorist fled after a wreck in the 5400 block of Forest Lane.

Reported at 3:41 p.m.: a theft from Zales at NorthPark Center.

A 64-year-old Irving man went to NorthPark Center and by 7:05 p.m. his vehicle was gone.

1 Friday

Online records didn’t include a reporting time for a theft from a woman in the Preston Forest Square parking lot.

2 Saturday

Found during a 2:17 a.m. traffic stop in the 5800 block of Royal Lane: 2 ounces of marijuana. Not reported: any kind of arrest.

Online records didn’t include a reporting time for a theft at a home in the 4800 block of Forest Lane.

Before 4:33 p.m., a weasel of a motorist drove off after a wreck with a 49-year-old woman in the 11600 block of Preston Road.

3 Sunday

Reported at 9:50 a.m.: An intruder on Jan. 2 entered a 63-year-old man’s home in the 11300 block of Park Central Place.

Burglarized overnight before 9:59 a.m.: a 52-year-old man’s vehicle at a home in the 6500 block of Pemberton Drive.

Before 4:19 p.m., an irresponsible motorist fled after damaging Brinker International’s property in the 6700 block of Hillcrest Plaza Drive.

Before 9:03 p.m., a vandal smashed the window of the 7-Eleven on Forest Lane near Central Expressway.

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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