Preston Hollow Crime Reports July 20 – 26


A 71-year-old man from the 6200 block of West Northwest Highway complained at 9:06 p.m. July 24 of continuing to receive unwanted text messages.

21 Tuesday

Before 8:10 a.m., a prowler burglarized a 30-year-old woman’s vehicle at apartments in the 3800 block of West Northwest Highway.

Before 3:54 p.m., a shoplifter fled with stolen merchandise from Lowe’s Home Improvement store on Inwood Road near Forest Lane.

Burglarized before 8:39 p.m.: a 43-year-old man’s vehicle at a home in the 4200 block of Beechwood Lane.

22 Wednesday

Burglarized before 8:05 a.m.: a 23-year-old man’s vehicle at a home in the 6400 block of Glendora Avenue.

23 Thursday

Online records didn’t include a reporting time for vandalism at the small shopping center with Inwood Lawn Equipment and the Sprint Store in the 3700 block of West Northwest Highway.

Reported at 11:26 a.m.: a would-be thief on July 21 punched the key ignition of a vehicle at apartments in the 3900 West Northwest Highway.

Taken before 3:05 p.m.: a 78-year-old man’s stuff from outside his home in the 5700 block of Overdowns Drive.

24 Friday

Before 12:34 a.m., a burglar damaged a 28-year-old man’s vehicle at a home in the 4700 block of Thunder Road while stealing the contents.

Burglarized before 4:17 p.m.: a vehicle belonging to Connected Media of McKinney outside a home in the 6000 block of Aberdeen Avenue.

Before 8:06 p.m., a burglar snatched contents from a 62-year-old man’s vehicle at the Market at Preston Forest.

Stolen before 8:27 p.m.: a 63-year-old man’s motorcycle from the 10100 block of Daria Drive.

25 Saturday

Recovered at 11:14 a.m.: a vehicle stolen in Frisco and located at Emerson on Harvest Hill retirement community in the 5550 block of Harvest Hill Road.

26 Sunday

An Investigation of a street blockage in the 5700 block of Walnut Hill Lane at 3:44 a.m. resulted in the arrest of a 21-year-old man accused of driving while intoxicated and possession of 1.4 grams of marijuana plus a marijuana grinder with residue.

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

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