Preston Hollow Crime Reports Nov. 23 – 29


Before 11:08 a.m. Nov. 26, a feather-brained knave needlessly vandalized the Preston Hollow Bicycles store on Northwest Highway near Lemmon Avenue by filling a door’s keyhole with glue.

24 Tuesday

Online records didn’t include a reporting time for vandalism at a home in the 4400 block of Hockaday Drive.

Burglarized before 2:11 p.m.: a 43-year-old Wylie man’s vehicle while parked at NorthPark Center.

Before 3:08 p.m., a crooked customer presented a forged check at the Vertex Community Bank drive-through in Preston Center.

25 Wednesday

Arrested at 1:11 a.m.: a 48-year-old man accused of driving drunk in the 9200 block of Midway Road. Firefighters responding to an accident at the location called the police.

Arrested at 2:04 a.m.: a 43-year-old man accused of driving drunk in the 5700 block of West Northwest Highway.

27 Friday

Motorists in the 6900 block of Park Lane evaded marked patrol cars around 1:31 a.m.

Burglarized before 2:36 p.m.: a 59-year-old man’s vehicle at his home in the 9000 block of Broken Arrow Lane.

Before 4:56 p.m., a maniac pointed a gun at two women, ages 25 and 29, in the 4500 block of LBJ Freeway.

28 Saturday

Arrested at 2:14 a.m.: two men, ages 31 and 33. The two were accused of public intoxication when officers arrived to investigate a potential burglary in progress at a home in the 6700 block of Aberdeen Avenue.

Arrested at 3:22 a.m. at the scene of a wreck in the 4500 block of LBJ Freeway: a 34-year-old woman accused of driving drunk.

Online records did not include a reporting time for an assault on a woman, age not provided, at a home in the 6300 block of Joyce Way.

Burglarized before 6:28 p.m.: a 49-year-old man’s vehicle outside his home in the 9300 block of Meadowbrook Drive.

Mayhem struck in the parking lot a Preston Forest Square again and again and again before 8:07 p.m. A thief stole a vehicle and several people reporting collision damage to their vehicles, including a 24-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman, both Petland employees; a 52-year-old Dallas woman, and a 25-year-old Walker man.

29 Sunday

Arrested at 3:14 a.m. at the scene of a wreck in the 4900 block of Royal Lane: a 22-year-old man accused of driving drunk.

Online records didn’t include a reporting time for an online attack on a woman from the 3700 block of Shorecrest Drive.

An unwelcomed visitors to Tom Thumb at Inwood Road and West University Boulevard will need to acquire groceries somewhere else after getting a criminal trespassing warning at 6:36 p.m.

Even with lights flashing and sirens blaring, officers were unable to catch a motorist who had been racing in the 10000 block of Hollow Way Road at 10:46 p.m.

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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