Preston Hollow Crime Reports Dec. 20 – 26


Before 11:10 p.m. Dec. 22, a prowler working the parking lot at Lovers Seafood & Market at Lovers Lane and Inwood Road, broke into a woman’s vehicle and stole contents. A similar burglary was reported 84 minutes later around the corner at Shinsei Restaurant on Inwood Road.

20 Monday

Reported at 10:41 a.m.: an unfriendly encounter. Someone pointed a gun at a man in the 6100 block of Averill Way.

21 Tuesday

Reported at 2:56 p.m.: a porch pirate pinched packages placed at a woman’s home in the 5700 block of Southwestern Boulevard.

Arrested at 4:20 p.m.: a 37-year-old woman accused of shoplifting and drug possession at NorthPark Center. The name of the retailer was redacted.

Before 5:19 p.m., a worthless jerk of a motorist fled after wrecking into a vehicle in the 5700 block of LBJ Freeway.

23 Thursday

Stolen before 3:59 a.m.: a vehicle from a home in the 5300 block of Yolanda Lane.

25 Saturday

According to multiple accounts, a serial intruder invaded multiple Preston Hollow homes, often through the chimneys. The red and white clad prowler would often leave behind gaudily wrapped items, many of which required some assembly, didn’t include batteries, and could be difficult to return.

Reported at 7:20 p.m.: an inconvenient Christmas. A thief stole a man’s vehicle at the 7-Eleven in Preston Forest Square.

26 Sunday

Reported at 11:03 a.m. at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas Love Field on Northwest Highway: a three-day-old vehicle burglary.

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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