Preston Hollow Crime Reports Feb 15 – 21

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: COLD CASE

Overnight temperatures on Feb. 16 dropped to 3 degrees and snow and ice made travel treacherous, but before 9:47 a.m. a blizzard-braving burglar smashed out the glass door at the 7-Eleven at Preston Forest Square.

17 Wednesday

Before 7:34 a.m., a bully threatened to kill a 38-year-old man at the 7-Eleven in Preston Royal Village.

The reporting time was unavailable for a theft from a home in the 6500 block of Woodland Drive.

Reported at 1:31 p.m.: the burglary of a 41-year-old man’s vehicle outside his home in the 8500 block of Preston Road.

18 Thursday

Discovered at 5:28 a.m.: Burglars stole from the Petland store in Preston Forest Square.

Before 11:07 a.m., a 57-year-old Plano man got struck in the face with a fist while working at the Treemont Healthcare and Rehab Center in the 5500 block of Harvest Hill Road.

Reported at 11:44 a.m.: the Feb. 16 burglary of a 26-year-old man’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.

19 Friday

Arrested at 12:40 a.m.: a man, age not provided, who was accused of drinking and driving in the 4400 block of West Northwest Highway.

Before 7:31 a.m., a 24-year-old woman from the 12000 block of Coit Road received threatening Snapchat messages.

Reported at 9:51 a.m.: the Feb. 15 theft of a vehicle at the Preston Valley Shopping Center.

20 Saturday

Arrested at 5:28 a.m.: a 45-year-old man accused of being drunk and a danger to himself and others in the 6000 block of Linden Lane.

Stolen before 3:58 p.m.: a vehicle belonging to a 68-year-old woman from the 12800 block of Midway Road.

21 Sunday

Before 6:16 a.m., a burglar took electronics from a 55-year-old man at apartments on LBJ Freeway near Preston Road.

Burglarized before 9:05 a.m.: the Preston Hollow Bicycles store in The Shops at Bluffview on Northwest Highway.

Reported at 8:35 p.m.: a theft from a 28-year-old Plano woman at Preston Center.

Arrested at 10:18 p.m.: a 49-year-old man accused of entering Enlighten Med Spa in the 5200 block of Forest Lane without permission.

Reported at 11:35 p.m.: a 64-year-old woman from the 5800 block of Grassmere Lane had been receiving threatening telephone calls.

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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