Preston Hollow Crime Reports Aug. 31 – Sept. 6


Reported at 5:48 p.m. Sept. 6: A doggone sneaky scoundrel tried to use fake documents to obtain property or credit from Petland at Preston Forest Square.

1 Tuesday

Online records didn’t include reporting time for a theft from an unidentified store at Preston Center.

Before 10:35 a.m., a gun-toting menace fired one round into a 58-year-old woman’s home in the 6700 block of Mimosa Lane.

Before 1:55 p.m. at Preston Center, a concerned but perhaps overly-tactile person grabbed an 18-year-old Garland woman’s arm without permission to see if she was OK.

2 Wednesday

Online records didn’t include a reporting time for a theft at Preston Royal Village.

3 Thursday

Online records didn’t include a reporting time for a theft at a home in the 4300 block of Pomona Road.

4 Friday

Arrested at 1 a.m.: a man, age not provided, who was accused of driving while intoxicated in the 4400 block of Forest Lane.

Burglarized before 10:01 a.m.: a 32-year-old woman’s vehicle at Preston Forest Village.

Burglarized before 4:11 p.m.: a 58-year-old Little Elm woman’s vehicle at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas Love Field on Northwest Highway.

Stolen before 9:21 p.m.: property from a 35-year-old Denton man’s vehicle while at apartments in the 5800 block of Meaders Lane.

Arrested at 11:24 p.m. at the scene of a wreck: a 21-year-old woman accused of driving while intoxicated in the 6800 block of LBJ Freeway.

5 Saturday

One or more busy burglars worked the 8400 block of Ridgelea Street overnight. Reported at 11:22 a.m.: items stolen from a 44-year-old man’s garage. Reported at 11:47 a.m.: contents stolen from a 52-year-old man’s vehicles.

Before 4:24 p.m., a 47-year-old Carrolton man was bit in the leg by a dog at a home in the 4200 block of Bonham Street.

6 Sunday

Online records did not include a reporting time for a theft from James Avery at NorthPark Center.

Overnight before 9:06 a.m., a reckless and irresponsible motorist fled after striking a 48-year-old man’s parked car at a home in the 11400 block of Parkchester Drive.

Burglarized before 7:59 a.m.: a 64-year-old woman’s vehicle at her home in the 6200 block of Bandera Avenue.

Gone before 8:24 a.m.: a vehicle taken from a home in the 6300 block of Glendora Avenue and contents from another vehicle at the same home.

Arrested at 3:12 p.m.: a 19-year-old man and 19-year-old woman accused of shoplifting from Macy’s at NorthPark Center.

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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