We looked at local crime to see which are most prevalent in our neighborhood and how it has shifted from 2015 to 2016. We reached out to the Dallas Police Department for violent and non-violent crime data in Preston Hollow, as defined by the department’s Crime Analysis Unit. The 2016 numbers encompass all crimes from Jan. 1-Nov. 30.

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1 Unsolved murder in North Dallas in 2016

Victim: Ira Tobolowsky

Date of Death: May 13

Address: 7435 Kenshire Lane

The prominent attorney was found dead in his garage, which had been set on fire. In October, the Dallas Police Department released search warrants, which were heavily redacted, that indicate someone had been watching Tobolowsky through holes drilled in his fence prior to his death.

violent crime statistics numbers in Preston Hollow Sexual assault; Murder; Robbery; Aggravated assault; 50% decrease in robberies in 2016

70.8 percent increase in theft from 2015 to 2016

non-violent crime statistics numbers in Preston Hollow for 205 and 2016 statistics for Theft; Burglary;

Much like in 2015, the majority of nonviolent crimes in Preston Hollow were burglary of a motor vehicle; average of 1.2 burglary of a motor vehicle per month

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