Crime Reports Sept. 23 – 29

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: DARING FATE

When you live on Crooked Lane do you really want to tempt thieves by leaving the garage door open? Before 8:20 a.m. Sept. 23, a crook made off with easy pickings from a home in the 4900 block.

23 Monday

Before 7:53 a.m., an ill-mannered motorist drove off without sharing information after a wreck near Midbury and St. Jude drives.

Burglarized before 12:25 p.m., a home in the 6500 block of Lafayette Way.

At 4:11 p.m., a person at Whole Foods in Preston Forest Shopping Center received a criminal trespassing warning.

More easy pickings: Before 9:45 p.m., a thief took property from an unlocked vehicle at a home in the 5800 block of Azalea Lane.

24 Tuesday
Police did not provide the reporting time for shoplifting from Shinola Detroit at NorthPark Center.

Arrested at 12:15 p.m.: a 73-year-old man accused of pointing a loaded handgun at a 42-year-old Farmers Branch woman in the 6800 block of LBJ Freeway.

25 Wednesday
Before 1:56 p.m., a thief took property from an Allen man at Preston Center.

To the robber who caused serious bodily injury while stealing property before 3:21 p.m. at Macy’s at NorthPark Center: You may not have been arrested yet, but officials know who you are.

Stolen before 10:36 p.m.: a Dallas man’s vehicle from NorthPark Center.

26 Thursday
Police did not provide a reporting time for a theft from a home in the 6200 block of Preston Crest Lane.

Reported at 11:49 a.m. at Hillcrest High School: a jerk transmitted intimate photos of a 17-year-old girl.

Before 12:27 p.m., a reckless driver drove off after striking a parked vehicle at Preston Forest Village.

Before 3:15 p.m., a thief took property from a Carrolton woman at Preston Center.

Before 7:23 p.m., a shoplifter made off with merchandise from Walgreens at Northwest Highway and Lemmon Avenue.

Arrested at 7:44 p.m.: a 19-year-old man accused of shoplifting from Macy’s at NorthPark Center.

Arrested at 8:52 p.m.: a woman (age not provided) who was accused of driving while intoxicated in the 6300 block of LBJ Freeway.

Before 9:26 p.m., a shoplifter snatched merchandise from Ulta Beauty in Inwood Village.

27 Friday
Police did not provide reporting times for thefts from homes in the 6200 block of Meadow Road and the 5700 block of Northmoor Drive.

A burglar, at an unknown time, pried open the backdoor of a home in the 4700 block of Bluffview Boulevard. The 71-year-old resident reported the crime two days later.

Arrested at 6:57 p.m.: a 36-year-old woman accused of shoplifting from Victoria’s Secret at NorthPark Center.

28 Saturday
Bad connection: Before 1:43 a.m., a troublemaker damaged AT&T property in the 5300 block of West Lovers Lane.

A 49-year-old man left a handgun in an unlocked vehicle at his home in the 5300 block of Kelsey Road. Before 8:13 a.m., someone stole the firearm.

Does anybody really know how a burglar entered and removed property from a vehicle in the 6000 block of Meadow Crest Drive before 9:22 a.m.? Not according to the incident report.

Shocking! Before 10:27 a.m. a miscreant vandalized Oncor Electric property in the 5560 block of West Lovers Lane. And before 12:05 p.m., a vandal cut the electrical wires to Park Place Tailors in Inwood Village.

Before 10:18 p.m., a burglar broke into a 21-year-old Flower Mound man’s vehicle at Summer Tree Center on Inwood Road.

29 Sunday
Police did not provide the reporting time for a theft at a home in the 4200 block of Willow Grove Road.

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 [email protected]. For the latest news, click here to sign up for our newsletter.

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