Crime Reports Nov. 11 – 16

At 12:58 p.m., Stoneshire Berkeley, which offices on Mockingbird Lane, reported a bad deal: a $9,000 watch taken for $100 on Nov. 12 at Preston Forest Square.

11 Monday
Police did not provide the reporting time for a theft from a home in the 7000 block of Chevy Chase Avenue.

Arrested at 11:01 a.m.: a 30-year-old man. He was walking in the middle of the road in the 9600 block of Douglas Avenue and turned out to have an outstanding warrant from Denton County.

12 Tuesday
Before 6:41 a.m., a would-be thief attempted to take a Sulphur Springs woman’s vehicle from the Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas Love Field parking lot on West Northwest Highway.

Burglarized before 7:26 a.m.: a vehicle at a home in the 7000 block of Woodland Drive.

Police did not provide the reporting times for thefts from Congregation Shearith Israel at Douglas Avenue and Walnut Hill Lane and Lowe’s at Inwood Road near Forest Lane.

Before 9:33 a.m., burglars broke into Village Burger Bar on Inwood Road and stole cash.

At 6:20 p.m., the Balch Springs Police Department recovered a stolen vehicle in the 5400 block of Southwestern Boulevard.

13 Wednesday
As if sending a 28-year-old woman threatening messages wasn’t bad enough, the creep began pounded on her apartment door in the 5500 block of Harvest Hill Lane before 3:13 a.m. Reported at the same apartments at 3:47 a.m.: a gun-wielding bully threatened to kill a 42-year-old man.

Reported at 3:32 p.m.: a burglar pried open the door of the attached garage at a home in the 6400 block of Pemberton Drive and stole property.

14 Thursday
Arrested at 12:34 a.m.: a 30-year-old man accused of driving under the influence in the 12100 block of Vendome Place.

Vehicles on Thunder Drive didn’t fare so well overnight with one or more burglars choosing them as targets. Reported at 1:14 a.m. a smashed window and stolen property in the 4700 block. Reported at 7:26 a.m.: stolen property in the 5000 block. Reported at 8:44 a.m.: a shattered window and stolen property in the 4900 block.

Before 8:15 a.m., a burglar smashed the window and took property from a vehicle at a home in the 4400 block of Alta Vista Lane.

A 3:40 p.m., a trouble-maker received a citation for threatening another person at NorthPark Center and received a criminal trespass warning for refusing to leave and causing a disturbance.

Before 3:43 p.m., a woman at Bee’s Keys on Inwood Road received threats from a telephone caller.

Arrested at 4:34 p.m.: a 39-year-old man accused of shoplifting from Dillard’s at NorthPark Center plus possession of marijuana and synthetic drugs.

15 Friday


Quick recovery: A vehicle stolen before 3:46 a.m. from a home in the 6900 block of Northwood Road was found before it could be entered into the National Crime Information Center.

Police did not provide the reporting time for a theft at the Preston Royal Village.

No trading for this joe: At 5:54 p.m., an unwelcome guest at Trader Joe’s in Inwood Village received a criminal trespassing warning.

Arrested at 8:36 p.m.: a 24-year-old man accused of driving while intoxicated in the 5000 block of LBJ Freeway.

Irresponsible driver or vicious vandal? Either way, the nuisance didn’t stick around to take credit for damaging the side mirror of a vehicle before 9:21 p.m. at Inwood Village.

16 Saturday
Not reported until 12:33 p.m.: the Nov. 14 theft from a home in the 6500 block of Orchid Lane. Someone entered and left with property.

Arrested at 7:02 p.m. in the 12900 block of Noel Road: a 58-year-old woman with outstanding warrants.

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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