Preston Hollow Crime Reports May 2 – 8


A man and woman had unpleasant trips to Preston Center on May 3. Reported at 5:05 p.m.: the theft of her vehicle. Reported at 5:08 p.m., the theft of his.

2 Monday

At 9:49 a.m., an unwelcome visitor to Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas on Inwood Road received a criminal trespassing warning.

3 Tuesday

Arrested at 11:59 a.m.: a 35-year-old man accused of shoplifting cologne from NorthPark Center store.

Triple action! Stolen before 4:39 p.m. at NorthPark: a vehicle (owner’s gender unknown); before 5:31 p.m., a woman’s vehicle; and before 5:40 p.m., a man’s vehicle.

Arrested at 6:02 p.m.: a 31-year-old man accused of shoplifting from a NorthPark Center store and possession of 3 grams of methamphetamine.

4 Wednesday

Stolen before 7:52 a.m.: a man’s vehicle from a home in the 9800 block of Crest Meadow Drive.

Burglarized before 10:19 a.m.: a man’s vehicle at apartments in the 8600 block of Thackery Street.

At 10:43 a.m., officers headed to Preston Royal Village, where they gave an unwelcome guest a criminal trespassing warning.

Stolen before 6:04 p.m. at NorthPark Center: a woman’s 2007 GMC Sierra pickup.

Reported at 9:54 p.m.: A shooter fired a gun toward a woman in a NorthPark Center parking lot but missed her.

(READ: DPD Investigates After Shot Fired Near NorthPark)

5 Thursday

Stolen before 8:46 a.m.: a woman’s vehicle from a home in the 6606 block of Pemberton Drive.

Reported at 8:18 p.m.: a hit and run wreck in the 5400 block of Cedarbrush Drive.

6 Friday

Arrested at 2:59 a.m.: a 25-year-old man accused of public intoxication in the 8500 block of Preston Road.

Stolen before 9:59 a.m.: a man’s vehicle from a home in the 5500 block of Glenwick Lane.

Reported at 10:39 a.m.: shoplifting on May 5 at a NorthPark Center store.

7 Saturday

An unruly visitor’s behavior before 10:17 a.m. earned a criminal trespassing warning at Preston Forest Square.

Jerk alert: A reckless and irresponsible motorist skedaddled before 11:49 a.m. after striking another’s vehicle at Inwood Village.

Arrested at 3:41 p.m.: a drunk person (age and gender not provided) near the scene of a wreck at NorthPark Center.

Before 5:54 p.m., a vandal damaged a woman’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.

Burglarized before 8:19 p.m.: a man’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.

8 Sunday

Arrested at 2:19 p.m.: A 31-year-old man accused of shoplifting at a NorthPark Center store also was warned not to return.

Stolen before 3:14 p.m.: a man’s vehicle at NorthPark Center. A similar theft also was reported at 8:57 p.m.

Reported at 5:17 p.m.: the four-day-old burglary of a woman’s vehicle at apartments in the 8600 block of Thackery Street.

Burglarized before 10:30 p.m.: a woman’s vehicle at NorthPark Center.

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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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