Preston Hollow Crime Reports Dec. 27 – Jan. 2


Was it a yearend party to remember or forget? A man’s vehicle went missing New Year’s Eve from a home in the 6100 block of Averill Way, but he didn’t report the theft until 5:29 p.m. on Jan. 2.

27 Monday

Arrested at 1:33 a.m.: a 42-year-old man accused of public intoxication at Inwood Tavern on Inwood Road.

Arrested at 8:40 p.m. during a traffic stop in the 6800 block of LBJ Freeway: a 40-year-old man accused of drunk driving and not having proof of insurance.

28 Tuesday

Stolen before 10:54 p.m.: a man’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.

29 Wednesday

Before 12:42 p.m., a caller on the telephone threatened a woman at Christ the King Catholic Church on Preston Road.

Stolen before 1:58 p.m.: a woman’s vehicle from a parking lot in the 3800 block of West Northwest Highway.

Before 7:34 p.m., a reckless and rude driver fled after hitting a woman’s vehicle at Inwood Village.

Reported at 9:33 p.m.: the Dec. 28 burglary of a woman’s apartment in the 3800 block of West Northwest Highway.

30 Thursday

Overnight before 9:14 a.m., one or more burglars cut the lock to take stuff from a storage container at a construction site in the 8100 block of Douglas Avenue adjacent to St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church.

Arrested at 1:34 p.m.: a 37-year-old woman accused of drunk driving after getting into a wreck at NorthPark Center.

31 Friday

Burglarized before 1:38 a.m.: a woman’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.

Burglarized before 4:14 p.m.: a man’s vehicle in the 6700 block of Hillcrest Plaza Drive.

Burglarized before 5:14 p.m.: a man’s vehicle at Preston Forest Square.

Not a great way to celebrate New Year’s Eve: A man (age not provided) got arrested at NorthPark Center, where he was accused of shoplifting. The name of the store was redacted by police.

1 Saturday

Please resolve not to leave key fobs in your vehicles.

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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