Preston Hollow Crime Reports Oct. 26 – Nov. 1


A rogue gardener? Or maybe a mischievous trick-or-treater? Overnight before 11:07 a.m. Nov. 1, a neighborhood nuisance snatched mulch and a flower pot from the front yard of a 69-year-old woman’s home in the 6400 block of Walnut Hill Lane.

27 Tuesday

Online records don’t show a reporting time for a theft at a home in the 7400 block of Wellcrest Drive.

At 3:57 p.m., officers gave an unwelcomed visitor a trespassing warning for shoplifting at NorthPark Center.

Arrested at 6:36 p.m.: a 45-year-old man accused of public intoxication in the 8700 block of Tulane Boulevard.

28 Wednesday

Burglarized overnight before 9:28 a.m.: a home in the 7000 block of Prestonshire Lane.

29 Thursday

Online records didn’t show a reporting time for a theft in the parking lot at NorthPark Center.

30 Friday

Before 3:05 a.m., a burglar broke the door at Streets Fine Chicken at Forest Lane and Dallas North Tollway.

Online records didn’t include a reporting time for a theft at the Cooper Hotel Conference Center & Spa on Preston Road.

Before 12:01 p.m., a crook snatched stuff from a vacant lot in the 4500 block of Isabella Lane.

Things got testy before 12:35 p.m. at Quest Diagonostics at Central Expressway and Forest Lane, where an unruly visitor broke a glass door and used finger nails to scratch a 49-year-old female employee.

Burglarized before 5:07 p.m.: a home in the 6800 block of Del Norte Lane.

31 Saturday

Arrested at 5:28 a.m.: a man, age not provided, who was accused of traffic violations in the 4200 block of Beaver Brook Place.

Online records didn’t include a reporting time for shoplifting from the Tom Thumb at the Market at Preston Forest.

Reported at 12:43 p.m.: a theft from a 31-year-old woman outside her home in the 5100 block of Meadow Crest Drive.

1 Sunday

Issued at 5:54 p.m.: a criminal trespassing warning after officers responded to a possible burglary in progress at a vacant home in the 4700 block of Roxbury Lane.

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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