Preston Hollow Crime Reports Aug. 9 – 15

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: CLOSE YOUR EYES

Arrested at 12:20 a.m. Aug. 14: a 27-year-old man accused of watching a “reckless driving event” in the 5000 block of Royal Lane. Then, arrested at 12:34 a.m.: a 19-year-old woman, 19-year-old man, and 21-year-old man accused of watching street racing in the 5400 block.

9 Monday

Arrested at 3:10 a.m.: a 55-year-old man accused of drunk driving in the 6200 block of West Northwest Highway.

Stolen before 7:44 a.m.: a 59-year-old man’s vehicle outside his home in the 7600 block of West Greenway Boulevard.

Arrested at 11:49 a.m.: a 36-year-old man accused of threatening to shoot a 27-year-old parking valet and spitting on an ununiformed peace officer at NorthPark Center.

Before 5:54 p.m., a thief stole contents from a 25-year-old Rowlett man’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.

10 Tuesday

Incomplete records didn’t include reporting times for shoplifting at Central Market in the Preston Oaks Shopping Center and vandalism to a woman’s property at her home in the 3800 block of West Northwest Highway.

Reported at 8:02 p.m.: A reckless and irresponsible driver drove off after backing into a 39-year-old man’s vehicle at a home in the 7600 block of West Greenway Boulevard.

Damaged before 10:28 p.m.: a 62-year-old man’s home in the 6100 block of Walnut Hill Lane during an attempted burglary.

12 Thursday

Arrested at 1:25 a.m.: a 39-year-old man accused of drunk driving in the 5000 block of Brookview Drive.

Reported at 8:29 a.m.: the attempted theft of a 44-year-old man’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.

Taken before 4:49 p.m.: the catalytic converter off a 42-year-old woman’s vehicle at Preston Center.

13 Friday

Before 3:20 p.m., a 70-year-old man from the 7200 block of Mason Dells Drive accidentally cut his right wrist.

14 Saturday

Reported at 7:03 p.m.: A thief made retail purchases with a credit card taken from a 32-year-old Garland woman’s vehicle in the 4400 block of Ridgeside Drive.

15 Sunday

An incomplete online record didn’t include a reporting time or other details about an assault on a man, age not provided, at NorthPark Center.

Stolen before 4:19 p.m.: a 22-year-old man’s vehicle from apartments in the 3900 block of West Northwest Highway.

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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