Preston Hollow Crime Reports April 11 – 17


A trip to Lowe’s Home Improvement on Inwood Road near Forest Lane left a man’s vehicle missing a catalytic converter before 5:22 p.m. April 12

11 Monday

Burglarized before 2:26 p.m.: a man’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.

Stolen before 4:01 p.m.: a man’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.

A vandal damaged a woman’s vehicle in the 11200 block of Northgate Circle before 4:34 p.m.

Reported at 8:19 p.m.: shoplifting at NorthPark Center.

12 Tuesday

Burglarized before 6:47 p.m.: a woman’s vehicle at Inwood Village.

13 Wednesday

Reported at 7:21 a.m.: A crook had just taken a man’s vehicle from the Texaco Dallas station on Preston Road at LBJ Freeway.

Overnight before 11:49 a.m., a burglar pried open a door, took tools, and fled from a home in the 6300 block of Royal Lane.

Stolen before 2:22 p.m.: a man’s vehicle at Preston Center.

Hot & Pot. Recovered at 3:10 p.m. at NorthPark Center: a vehicle stolen in Amarillo and marijuana.

Reported at 3:50 p.m.: A reckless and irresponsible motorist didn’t stick around to take responsibility after striking a woman’s vehicle in the parking lot of the Summer Tree Center on Inwood Road.

14 Thursday

Overnight before 8:04 a.m., a burglar shattered a window to steal contents from a vehicle at apartments in the 3800 block of West Northwest Highway.

15 Friday

Don’t come back! At 2:19 p.m., an unwelcome NorthPark Center visitor received a criminal trespassing warning.

A violent vandal threw a brick before 2:34 p.m., causing damage at a couple’s home in the 7000 block of Royal Lane.

Reported at 3:31 p.m.: The April 14 theft of a catalytic converter from a man’s Prius at NorthPark Center.

What’s a prowler call an unlocked garage? A garage sale where everything is free! Before 8:06 p.m., an opportunistic thief made off with a man’s stuff from a home in the 6200 block of Royal Lane.

16 Saturday

Stolen before 12:32 a.m.: a man’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.

No rush. Reported at 8:13 a.m.: the April 14 theft of a man’s vehicle from the 8500 block of Pickwick Lane.

Before 6:21 p.m. at NorthPark Center, a robber pointed a gun to steal from a man.

Stolen before 7:57 p.m.: a man’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.

17 Sunday

Dispatched at 1:29 p.m.: Officers responded to shots fired at Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church on Preston Road and Walnut Hill Lane. Police say a security guard was cut by glass during the incident but was not shot.

(READ: Dallas Police Respond After Shots Fired Outside Preston Hollow Church)

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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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