Preston Hollow Crime Reports Oct. 25 – 31

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: RECKLESS SPELL

Reported at 4:19 a.m. Oct. 30: An elusive and irresponsible motorist sped away without sharing information after a wreck in the 5500 block of the “B J” service road. Did the naughty driver also take the “L” from the front of the road’s name?

26 Tuesday

At 10:12 a.m., an unwelcome visitor received a criminal trespassing warning at NorthPark Center.

Before 12:10 p.m. at the Preston Forest Shopping Center, a terrible person scared a woman at Whole Foods by telling her he had weapons and explosives.

Wire theft reported at 12:48 p.m. at the Summertree shopping center on Inwood Road: Cops called after crook completed copper caper “without consent.”

27 Wednesday

Before 8:19 a.m., a talented thief avoided damaging a man’s locked vehicle at a home in the 4900 block of Thunder Road while still gaining entry and snatching the contents.

Reported at 4:15 p.m.: An abandoned vehicle blocked part of the 11800 block of Hillcrest Road.

Reported at 5:52 p.m.: An Oct. 26 theft at the Preston Royal Village.

28 Thursday

Incomplete online records didn’t include a reporting time for a theft at NorthPark Center.

Before 4:33 p.m., a porch pirate pinched packages from a woman’s home in the 7000 block of Azalea Lane.

Arrested at 6:37 p.m.: a 19-year-old man accused of public intoxication at NorthPark Center and having heroin in his backpack and elsewhere.

Stolen before 9:14 p.m.: the catalytic converter off a man’s vehicle at apartments in the 3900 West Northwest Highway.

29 Friday

Before 2:37 a.m., a prowler snatched contents from a man’s vehicle at a home in the 5100 block of Stonegate Road.

Overnight before 8:41 a.m., a burglar damaged the windows and door locks before rummaging through a man’s vehicles at a home in the 11100 block of Hillcrest Road.

Burglarized before 10:42 a.m.: a woman’s vehicle at Preston Forest Square.

Reported at 6:32 p.m.: An annoying acquaintance used an electronic device on Oct. 26 to harass a man at a home in the 6200 block of Stichter Avenue.

30 Saturday

Before 3:40 a.m., a prowler rummaged through a home in the 4700 block of Roxbury Lane.

31 Sunday

Burglarized before 11:47 a.m.: a woman’s vehicle at a home in the 6100 block of Stefani Drive.

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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