The following were indicted by a Denton County grand jury Thursday at the Denton County Courts Building. Listed are those indicted, the charges and the agency that made the arrest. Colby Andrews, possession...

Blotter: Local man charge with injury to child

Blotter: Man acting odd had several drugs in possession

Blotter: Man arrested on assault charge

A 19-year-old man was booked into the Denton City Jail on an assault charge Wednesday after officers responded to a domestic disturbance call in the 1900 block of Paisley Street at 11:17 p.m.

Blotter: Ex-girlfriend flees after fight with man

A confrontation with a former girlfriend prompted a man to call Denton police officers to an area hotel Tuesday night.

Blotter: Police called out to complex twice in one morning

Police responded to two unrelated calls at an apartment complex in the 200 block of Inman Street early Monday, according to police reports.

Blotter: 25-year-old found dead

A young woman was found dead in her apartment Saturday, according to a police report.

Blotter: Lewisville police search for hit-and-run suspect

Lewisville police are seeking the public’s help after a man was struck and killed along an interstate highway overnight Friday.


The following were indicted by a Denton County grand jury Thursday at the Denton County Courts Building.

Blotter: Man struck by train

A 22-year-old man was hit by a train Thursday in the 2600 block of Mingo Road.

Blotter: Denton police arrest man on various charges

Several Denton police officers were dispatched to a domestic disturbance call in the 800 block of Ruddell Street on Wednesday evening.

Blotter: Police searching for suspects

Lewisville police are still investigating a weekend robbery that forced a business owner to use his concealed handgun.

Blotter: Shoplifting suspect eludes employees, police

A suspect in a theft from a clothing store has eluded Denton police, for the moment. Denton officers were notified Sunday by a 911 call that a suspect was being chased around the 2200 block of Interstate 35E.

Blotter: Man arrested on other charges after fight call

A fist fight ended in the arrest of a wanted man early Saturday, according to a police report. Denton police were dispatched around 1:30 a.m. to the 2400 block of Bowling Green Street when a caller reported that two men had been fighting for several hours.

Blotter: Police respond to woman’s vandalism call

A 21-year-old woman reported Friday that someone had recently scratched her vehicle, possibly with a key, police said.


The following were indicted by a Denton County grand jury Thursday at the Denton County Courts Building.

Blotter: Denton police make arrest in merchandise theft case

A man who pushed a loss-prevention agent out of his way while attempting to steal a little more than $20 worth of merchandise at a Walmart ended up in jail, police said.

Blotter: Police continue to investigate fraud case

An fraud investigation is underway after a group scammed an area credit union out of money, police said.

Blotter: Vehicle break-in reported

A 57-year-old man reported damage to his vehicle Tuesday afternoon in the 1000 block of Anna Street.

Medina case details arise

As the investigation into the death of 27-year-old Maria Isabel Romero-Medina continues, police recently released the affidavit for Ricardo Alfonso Lara Martinez’s arrest warrant. Police say they believe he killed Romero-Medina, his ex-girlfriend, on or about Dec. 12.

Fourth robbery suspect in jail

A former University of North Texas student turned himself into Denton police Wednesday in connection with the recent fatal home invasion robbery at the CastleRock at Denton apartment complex.

Arrest made in deadly robbery

A 19-year-old man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a home invasion robbery that left two other suspects dead just days before Christmas.

Blotter: Police arrest woman on drug-related charges

A Denton police officer was investigating a call in the 3800 block of Stuart Road near a residence where the officer smelled what was believed to be burning marijuana, police reports state.

Blotter: Man reports funds vanished from secondhand gift card

Purchasing a used gift card before the holidays led to a report of fraud Saturday morning, when the victim attempted to use it at a home improvement store in Denton, according to a police report.

Blotter: Mother reports arrival of angry teenage girls

Police were dispatched to the 5300 block of McKinney Street Friday after a mother claimed several teenage girls came to her house to fight with her daughter.A responding officer found that all the girls...

Blotter: Report: Man injures employee, damages cars

An employee of a business in the 300 block of Dallas Drive told police that a man was throwing rocks at vehicles and then punched him, according to a police report.

Police: Equipment stolen from construction site

Thousands of dollars worth of tools and equipment were stolen from a construction site in the 2000 block of Nottingham Drive in Denton, according to police.

Blotter: Elderly woman reports fraud

A 78-year-old woman called police Tuesday to report receiving a fraudulent check.

Year in Review: Cold December

While 2014 had its fair share of crime and court proceedings, homicides became the top story when four occurred in Denton in December.

Blotter: Denton police investigate stories about altercation

A domestic altercation led to conflicting stories between a former couple Sunday evening.

Blotter: Truck passenger arrested on marijuana charge

The tell-tale aroma of marijuana landed a woman in jail Saturday evening when an officer discovered a glass jar filled with pot in a purse, according to a police report.

Blotter: Police: Man damages patrol car during arrest

A 25-year-old man broke a door handle on a patrol car while resisting arrest early Friday, police reports say.

Blotter: Woman reports tires slashed on Christmas

A Denton woman found her tires slashed early Christmas morning. The 21-year-old reported to Denton police that all four of her tires were slashed while her vehicle was parked in a lot near her residence.

Blotter: Police check on vandalism

Police recently responded to the 3500 block of Quail Creek in reference to a vandalism report. According to the report, a soda machine at an apartment complex was vandalized sometime between 5:30 p.m. Monday and 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Report: Man arrested on charge of public intoxication

Denton police stopped a 32-year-old man walking down West University Drive shortly after midnight Tuesday.

Names released in recent shooting

A former Euless Trinity star football player who was home from college for Christmas break was one of two suspects killed in a Denton home invasion robbery over the weekend, authorities said late Tuesday.

Blotter: Three charged with possesion of marijuana

A suspicious vehicle in a bar parking lot led to a trio of arrests early Sunday morning, according to a police report.

Blotter: Attempted movie rental prompts report of theft

A coat and wallet were stolen Friday evening, but the victim didn’t report it until an attempt was made to use her debit card Saturday morning at a Redbox movie kiosk, according to a Denton police report.

Two die in Denton shooting

Two men were killed in a shooting that erupted late Sunday evening at the Campus Park apartments, according to Denton police.

Blotter: Report: 17-year-old taken to jail on assault charge

Police arrested a 17-year-old for allegedly assaulting his father, 45, during an early morning disturbance Friday in the 7000 block of Sunburst Trail, according to a police report.


Police up charges in pornography case in Hurst

Police say a 17-year-old arrested last month in a child pornography bust fondled a third-grader at the Hurst elementary school where he was posing as a 12-year-old.

Blotter: Denton woman tells police she was assaulted

Denton police officers responded to an unlawful restraint call Thursday night after a woman reported that her boyfriend had assaulted her, according to a police report.

Blotter: Customer reportedly tried to pass fake $50 bill

Denton police are investigating a Sanger resident who allegedly attempted to use a counterfeit $50 bill at a fast-food restaurant in the 300 block of West University Drive on Wednesday night, according to a police report.

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Friend: Victim’s ex used threats

The suspected killer had threatened his ex-girlfriend on several occasions, claiming he would return to Mexico with their son if she didn’t resume their relationship, said a friend of the victim.

Blotter: Denton police investigate vehicle break-in

A woman in her 40s returned to her vehicle and discovered a broken window Tuesday night.

Blotter: Police search for reckless driving suspect

After a brief chase Monday, Denton police are still looking for a reckless driver.


Warrant obtained in death

Law enforcement officers announced Tuesday that they have obtained an arrest warrant for Ricardo Lara Martinez in connection with last weekend’s death of Maria Isabel Romero Medina and the disappearance of the couple’s 4-year-old son.


Affidavit sheds light on murder

Maria Isabel Romero Medina filed a complaint with Denton police six days before she was murdered. In it she claimed that her son’s biological father, Ricardo Martinez, had cut the brake lines of her car.

Juvenile charged with murder

A 16-year-old boy is being held on a murder charge at the Denton County Juvenile Detention Center after he allegedly shot and killed a 21-year-old man Monday night, Denton police said.