Crime Reports Nov. 27 – Dec. 4


The latest mystery at Escape the Room Dallas: Who vandalized this space?  Sometime between 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Friday, the Preston Forest Village venue was damaged. 

28 Tuesday

Property was stolen from a vehicle between 11:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. in the 8300 block of Westchester Drive. 

A vehicle was stolen between noon and 1 p.m. from the Fabric Factory parking lot in the 12300 block of Inwood Road.

Between 2:45 and 3 p.m., an unlocked vehicle parked at the Preston Valley Shopping Center was broken into and property was stolen. 

29 Wednesday

Stolen around 8:53 a.m.: Property from a vehicle parked outside of Primrose School of Preston Hollow in the 10700 block of Preston Road.

Around 5:30 p.m., an unlocked vehicle parked at the 7-Eleven in the 10800 block of Preston Road was burglarized. 

Around 3:36 p.m., property was found in the 3800 block of West Northwest Highway

Just after 1 p.m., items from the front porch of a home in the 7300 block of Meadow Road was stolen. 

30 Thursday

Forced open around 9 a.m.: the rear door of a home in the 4900 block of Ellensburg Drive. 

A 27-year-old man fell victim to a scam, losing about $4,000, which he reported to police around 6 p.m. from a convenience store in the 7000 block of Forest Lane.

Between 8:15 and 8:25 p.m., a shopper walked into the Apple store at NorthPark Center, took some merchandise, and walked out without paying. 

Around 6:30 p.m., property was stolen from Nordstrom at NorthPark Center.

1 Friday

Between 4 and 4:10 p.m., property was stolen from a vehicle parked near the 7-Eleven convenience store in the 6800 block of West Northwest Highway.

Around 7 p.m., a Round Rock man found abandoned property in the 8800 block of Lemmon Avenue.

 2 Saturday

Stolen: the temporary paper license plate from a vehicle parked between 5 and 8:45 p.m. at an apartment complex in the 6200 block of West Northwest Highway 

Stolen before 10 a.m.: the tailgate from a vehicle parked overnight in the 7700 block of West Greenway Boulevard. 

Stolen before 8 a.m.: property from Nicholson-Hardie Nursery in the 5000 block of Lovers Lane.

Property from Macy’s at NorthPark Center was stolen at 11:40 p.m. 

Arrested: a 19-year-old man for shoplifting from Macy’s at Northpark Center around 4:20 p.m.

A 20-year-old man was arrested after shoplifting merchandise from RayBan at Northpark Center around 4:10 p.m.

3 Sunday

Found before 11 a.m.: A handgun in an alley in the 4700 block of Thunder Road. 

Stolen before 8:20 a.m.: the toolbox from inside a vehicle parked in front of the owner’s residence in the 4900 block of Purdue Avenue.

4 Monday

Between 6:36 and 6:38 p.m., property was stolen from the DFW Shoe Warehouse in the 8300 block of Westchester Drive.

Between 6:30 and 6:45 p.m., property was stolen from the fitness fashion store SIS:02 in the 5500 block of West Lovers Lane.

Property was stolen between 5:47 and 6:08 p.m. from an unlocked vehicle in the Bank of America parking lot in the 5900 block of West Northwest Highway 

Stolen before 6 a.m.: property from a truck parked outside of the owner’s residence in the 4300 block of Bluffview Boulevard.

Bianca R. Montes

Bianca Montes is an award-winning journalist with a background in crime and government reporting and an obsession with all things culture and arts. She serves as the Managing Editor for Park Cities People and Preston Hollow People, curating content for the Living Well and Faith sections, as well as producing the Fall and Spring society sections and 20 Under 40. From luncheons to galas to exhibition openings to new Dallas restaurants, you can find her out and about on Instagram @Bianca_TBD or @peoplenewspapers You can also reach her by email at [email protected] For the latest news, click here to sign up for our newsletter.