Preston Hollow Crime Reports Feb. 28 – March 6


Taco Tuesday doesn’t start this early. Before 4:12 a.m. March 1, an unwelcomed guest entered the El Fenix at Northwest Highway and Hillcrest Road “without permission.” Others had also done so a little before midnight.

28 Monday

Burglarized before 10:27 p.m.: a man’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.

1 Tuesday

Before 8:20 a.m., a lout pointed a handgun at a man in the 12900 block of Preston Road.

Before 12:31 p.m., a prowler scavenged stuff from a construction site in the 5700 block of Greenbrier Drive.

Burglarized before 9:12 p.m.: a man’s vehicle at Preston Oaks Shopping Center.

Stolen before 9:38 p.m.: a man’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.

2 Wednesday

Burglarized overnight before 9:21 a.m.: a business at Preston Forest Village.

At 2:24 p.m., officers went to a home in the 4400 block of Walnut Hill Lane to investigate a March 1 burglary that damaged the door of a man’s vehicle.

Stolen before 6:21 p.m. at Preston Center: a man’s vehicle.

Stolen before 7:06 p.m. at NorthPark Center: a man’s vehicle.

3 Thursday

Before 12:55 a.m., a burglar broke a window of a home in the 6800 block of Tulip Lane, stole stuff inside, and took a vehicle.

Before 5:17 p.m., a purse snatcher shoved a woman to the ground at NorthPark Center and fled with her handbag.

Officers found marijuana on a motorist stopped at 5:49 p.m. in the 8000 block of Lemmon Avenue.

Reported at 8:33 p.m.: a theft in the parking lot at NorthPark Center.

4 Friday

Burglarized before 7:15 p.m.: a man’s vehicle at a home in the 6000 block of Del Norte Lane.

Burglarized before 11:54 p.m.: a woman’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.

5 Saturday

At 1:06 p.m., a woman found herself parked without a license plate at a home in the 6000 block of Waggoner Drive after a crook took it off her vehicle.

Arrested at 6:06 p.m.: a 56-year-old man accused of driving drunk in the 5600 block of West Lovers Lane.

Before 9:14 p.m., a prowler stole from a woman’s vehicle at Preston Forest Square.

6 Sunday

Stolen before 6:50 p.m.: a man’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.

Investigated at 8:48 p.m.: the theft of a man’s truck at a home in the 10600 block of Boedeker Street.

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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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