Preston Hollow Crime Reports March 30–April 5

Don’t think restaurant workers have it tough during these days of social distancing? Before 2:17 p.m. April 3, an 18-year-old employee at Chipolte Mexican Grill at Central Expressway and Forest Lane had a hot concoction of melted Monterey Jack and white cheddar cheeses mixed with serrano, poblano, and chipotle peppers thrown on her.

30 Monday
At 9:24 p.m., a 45-year-old woman fell and hit her head at the Market at Preston Forest.

31 Tuesday
Police did not provide the reporting time for a theft at apartments in the 6000 block of Averill Way.

Before 2:18 p.m., a burglar damaged a 62-year-old Sulphur Springs man’s vehicle at Lowe’s Home Improvement Store on Inwood Road near Forest Lane.

Before 6:54 p.m., a scoundrel took a 75-year-old man’s trailer from a home in the 4600 block of Northaven Road.

1 Wednesday
The victim knew the vandal who used a vehicle to damage property before 4:02 p.m. at a home in the 5600 block of Walnut Hill Lane.

crime2 Thursday
Police did not provide the reporting time for a theft at a home in the 5400 block of Druid Lane.

Seen fleeing on foot before 4:51 p.m.: a tall man who took contents out of a vehicle at a home in the 6800 block of Stichter Avenue.

Reported at 5:48 p.m.: a motorist fled on March 31 instead of leaving information after colliding with a 62-year-old man’s vehicle at a home in the 6100 block of Royalton Drive.

3 Friday
Before 3:55 a.m., a shoplifter took merchandise from the 7-Eleven store at Preston Royal Village.

Again, police did not provide the reporting time for theft at another home in the 5400 block of Druid Lane.

Before 11:26 a.m., a crook stole from a 37-year-old’s vehicle at a home in the 5500 block of Glenwick Lane.

Stolen before 12:11 p.m.: a man’s vehicle from the 8600 block of Thackery Street.

Arrested at 3:08 p.m.: a 38-year-old man accused of public intoxication in the 5400 block of LBJ Freeway. Firefighters found the man, described as a danger to himself and others, and called the police.

5 Sunday
At 10:52 a.m., a 71-year-old woman from the 4500 block of Manning Lane reported that someone stole from her on an April 3.

Reported at 11:14 a.m.: the theft of a vehicle from a parking lot in the 8600 block of Thackery Street.

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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 For the latest news, click here to sign up for our newsletter.

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