Preston Hollow Crime Reports July 5 – 11


Want to see fast? Want to see furious? Better view it at a theater or perhaps online. At 1:50 a.m. July 5, officers arrested an 18-year-old man accused of watching illegal racing in the 5000 block of Walnut Hill Lane.

5 Monday

An incomplete record did not include the reporting time for a theft from Tomas Garden and Trees Service of Richardson during a call on a home in the 10600 block of Lennox Lane.

Burglarized before 7:18 p.m.: a 59-year-old woman’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.

6 Tuesday

An incomplete record did not include the reporting times for thefts at NorthPark Center and the U.S. Post Office in the 8600 block of Turtle Creek Boulevard.

Before 11:49 a.m., a burglar broke a window to steal from a 41-year-old Irving man’s vehicle at a home in the 9100 block of Devonshire Drive.

Reported at 5:03 p.m.: A burglar took a firearm from a 60-year-old man’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.

7 Wednesday

At 7:33 a.m., a representative of Berkshire Court in Preston Center asked an unwelcome visitor to leave.

Taken overnight before 8:34 a.m.: a vehicle from a home in the 6100 block of Lupton Drive.

At 11:40 a.m., a disorderly motorist drove away from a traffic stop in the 5500 block of Forest Lane.

Reported at 1:02 p.m.: the theft of a Suburban from a home in the 4400 block of Melissa Lane.

Before 4:14 p.m. outside at Preston Center, a criminal pointed a gun at the head of a 52-year-old man.

Reported at 6:06 p.m.: A prowler working the 9700 block of Meadowbrook Drive on July 5 fled with contents from a 42-year-old Garland man’s vehicle.

Before 10:50 p.m., a burglar broke the window of a 23-year-old woman’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.

8 Thursday

Incomplete records did not include the reporting times for thefts from All About Trees of Sunnyvale at a home in the 4800 block of Shadywood Lane and an Austin man at NorthPark Center.

9 Friday

Officers responded at 9:08 a.m. to a “major disturbance (violence)” at the 7-Eleven at Hillcrest Road and Northwest Highway, where an unwelcome visitor was warned away.

Incomplete records did not include reporting times for thefts from a woman outside the Johnny Rodriguez the Salon on Lovers Lane near Inwood Road and at a home in the 4600 block of Cherokee Trail.

10 Saturday

Stolen before 8:03 a.m.: a 30-year-old woman’s vehicle from apartments in the 4400 block of Mill Run Road.

Reported at 1:22 p.m.: An aggressive shopper pushed and then wrestled with an employee of the 7-Eleven at Preston Forest Square.

11 Sunday

An incomplete online record didn’t include the reporting time for a theft at Lowe’s Home Improvement on Inwood Road, near Forest Lane.

Taken before 10:58 a.m. from a home in the 6800 block of Northport Drive: a 31-year-old man’s truck.

At 3:26 p.m., a shoplifter grabbed merchandise and ran out of Gregory’s at NorthPark Center.

Arrested at 4:47 p.m.: a 46-year-old man accused of disorderly conduct at the Braum’s Ice Cream & Dairy Store on Inwood Road near Lemmon Avenue.

Burglarized before 7:52 p.m.: an 18-year-old woman’s vehicle at Preston Royal Village.

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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