SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: A CLOSER LOOK
Before 4:24 p.m. Feb. 18, a burglar broke the window of a man’s vehicle at Preston Commons, just north of Christ the King Catholic Church on Preston Road, to get inside and look around. Maybe just peek through glass next time.
At 7:48 a.m., an unwelcome visitor to the St. Mark’s School of Texas campus in the 10600 block of Preston Road received a criminal trespassing warning.
Officers responded at 11:44 a.m. to reports of an “active shooter.” An armed motorist fired at a man in the 7100 block of Brookshire Circle and damaged a home.
Reported at 2:57 p.m.: an unhappy Valentine’s Day. A thief took two bicycles from a home in the 4600 block of College Park Drive.
Burglarized before 7:01 p.m.: a man’s vehicle at a home in the 6000 block of Royal Crest Drive.
Reported at 12:06 p.m.: A Valentine’s Day burglary of a woman’s vehicle at Preston Oaks Shopping Center left her missing some belongings and having to deal with vehicle damage.
An elusive motorcyclist evaded police during an attempted traffic stop at 4:29 p.m. in the 7900 block of Devonshire Drive.
Burglarized before 6:30 p.m.: a man’s vehicle at Preston Royal Village.
Burglarized before 12:58 a.m.: a woman’s vehicle at a home in the 4200 block of Middleton Road.
Reported at 4:08 p.m.: an incompetent would-be auto thief. The crook couldn’t take a woman’s vehicle broken into at the Preston Oaks Shopping Center but did snatch some of her stuff and leave the ignition damaged.
Officers responded at 4:55 p.m. to a wreck in the 6700 block of Northaven Road and found “abandoned property” (Was it a car?) along with a brown powder that might be heroin.
Burglarized overnight before 8:02 a.m.: a man’s vehicle at a home in the 7200 block of Briarmeadow Drive.
At 9:26 a.m., a robber presented a note demanding money from the Chase Bank branch at Preston Forest Village.
Reported at 12:39 p.m.: A Feb. 16 wreck at Inwood Village, where a reckless jerk of a motorist fled after colliding with a man’s parked vehicle.
Reported at 2:43 p.m.: A woman doesn’t know who damaged her vehicle on Valentine’s Day outside Fireside Pies on Inwood Road.
Taken before 2:53 p.m.: a vehicle at Preston Royal Village.
Officers responded at 3:58 p.m. to the Walmart Supercenter at Midway Road and LBJ Freeway and gave an unwelcomed visitor a criminal trespassing warning.
Stolen before 5:34 p.m.: a woman’s vehicle at Preston Center. A vehicle burglary also was reported there at 4:45 p.m.
Before 5:44 p.m., a thief took stuff from an open trailer at Hillcrest High School in the 9900 block of Hillcrest Road.
Incomplete online records didn’t include a reporting time for the arrest of a 53-year-old woman accused of being drunk and a danger to herself at Campisi’s Restaurant in Lovers Lane Shopping Center.
Reported at 9:55 p.m. in the 6600 block of Forest Lane: A woman was taken by someone she did not know to an unknown location without her knowledge.
Officers responded at 5:21 a.m. to a “robbery in progress” at Preston Forest Village. Police redacted the name of the business the crooks hit.
Reported at 1:33 p.m.: A prowler on Feb. 18 entered a woman’s vehicle without consent at a home in the 5400 block of West Mockingbird Lane.
Before 2:52 p.m., someone hit and hurt a woman at Midway Tower in the 4200 block of LBJ Freeway.
Burglarized before 3:15 p.m.: a woman’s vehicle at Inwood Village.
At 4:44 p.m., a thief had just driven off with someone else’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.