Preston Hollow Crime Reports June 28-July 4

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: YOU CAN’T MAKE THIS UP

An employee at the Ulta store located at Preston and Forest reported that three people robbed the store, “forcefully” taking items around 7:30 p.m. June 29.

June 29
Shortly before 11 a.m., police recovered a car reported stolen from Plano in the 10000 block of Stone Canyon Drive.

At 1:11 p.m., someone entered a garage in the 3800 block of Northwest Highway and absconded with a vehicle.

June 30

Shortly before 5 a.m., someone damaged the gate at Due West Properties, located in the 5500 block of Interstate 635.

Someone in the 10000 block of Stone Canyon Road reported their car stolen around 9 a.m.

A 22-year-old Abilene woman reported around 10 p.m. that someone stole items from her car while it was parked at NorthPark Center.

July 1

A car was reported stolen – but by whom, we do not know – in the 10000 block of Steppington Drive just before 3 a.m.

Around 4 a.m., police responded to a report of a stolen car at the Preston Tower condos in the 6200 block of Northwest Highway. But who reported it, and what kind of car remains a mystery, as that’s all the police report contained.

Shortly before 11 a.m., an officer reported finding a gym bag “with assorted personal items” along the 6200 block of Interstate 635.

At 3:15 p.m., a 45-year-old Lewisville man in the 7200 block of Royal Lane told police that someone hit his car and then fled the scene.

A representative of a Tulsa, Oklahoma business reported around 5:20 p.m. that someone stole their vehicle from NorthPark Center.

Someone reported a stolen vehicle in the 5700 block of Harvest Hill Road around 7:23 p.m.

At 9:05 p.m., police issued a criminal trespass warning to someone at Drake’s Hollywood in the 5000 block of Lovers Lane. But your guess is as good as ours on the details.

July 2
Details are scarce, but a Denison man and a Garland man reported separate thefts in a NorthPark Center parking lot. Reports don’t provide a time for either offense.

Also at NorthPark: Someone stole something from Dolce & Gabbana, but we have no idea what or when.

Police found a sad, lonely, abandoned vehicle in the 5000 block of Lovers Lane shortly before midnight.

July 3

Police responded to a theft complaint at the 4300 block of Northaven Road, lodged by a Dallas man. No time was given for the offense.

A Caddo Mills woman reported a theft in the 7700 block of Northwest Highway, but the report does not indicate what time the offense took place.

Around 7:30 p.m., police responded to a report of a stolen vehicle at a NorthPark Center parking lot.

At 11:14 p.m., a 44-year-old Dallas man reported that someone entered his car and pocketed some items without permission at Hillcrest High School.

July 4

No time was given for when a Dallas woman reported a theft in a parking lot in the 11300 block of Inwood Road.

At 4 a.m., a 41-year-old woman at the 6100 block of Interstate 635 reported that someone damaged her property “without consent.” Ask first, guys.

Around noon, a 51-year-old Dallas woman reported that someone broke into her car at the 7500 block of Royal Place, and stole items from it.

A 27-year-old Dallas man told police that around 9:48 p.m. someone assaulted him in a parking lot in the 7700 block of Northwest Highway.

Arrested at 11:30 p.m.: Police cuffed a suspect in the 8500 block of Lemmon Avenue, reportedly for possessing Colombian Bam Bam, or Booger Sugar, or, you know, cocaine, as well as driving under the influence.

Bethany Erickson

Bethany Erickson, Digital Editor at People Newspapers, cut her teeth on community journalism, starting in Arkansas. Recently, she's taken home a few awards for her writing, including first place for her tornado coverage from the National Newspapers Association's 2020 Better Newspaper Contest, a Gold award for Best Series at the 2018 National Association of Real Estate Editors journalism awards, a 2018 Hugh Aynesworth Award for Editorial Opinion from the Dallas Press Club, and a 2019 award from NAREE for a piece linking Medicaid expansion with housing insecurity. She is a member of the Education Writers Association, the Society of Professional Journalists, the National Association of Real Estate Editors, the News Leaders Association, the News Product Alliance, and the Online News Association. She doesn't like lima beans, black licorice or the word synergy. You can reach her at [email protected].

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