Blotter: Minor caught trespassing

A minor was detained Saturday night for visiting Golden Triangle Mall, where he was banned, according to police.

Blotter: Man arrested after bar fight

Police arrested a 24-year-old man in the 100 block of Avenue A near the bars on Fry Street after they said he assaulted another person at a bar and fled from officers.


Blotter: Woman arrested after reporting assault

A 20-year-old woman on Thursday claimed her boyfriend held a gun to her head and pinned her down during an argument at an apartment complex in the 1100 block of Palmwood Place.

Blotter: Police respond to report of man with knife

Denton police said they received a call about a knife-wielding man in a parking lot Wednesday afternoon near a Home Depot on Brinker Road, but they later determined he was actually cleaning his fingernails with the blade.

Blotter: Man reportedly stabbed by children’s mother with key

Denton police are investigating an alleged assault on Tuesday afternoon after a 38-year-old man said his children’s mother stabbed him with a key and brandished a knife at a home in the 3800 block of Camelot Street.

Blotter: Animal cruelty suspect in custody

A former Denton animal shelter employee faces a charge of cruelty to a non-livestock animal after he was accused of throwing a kitten to the ground on Dec. 15 at the Linda McNatt Animal Care and Adoption Center.

Blotter: Man shoots himself with stolen gun

A 21-year-old man was arrested Sunday afternoon after he accidentally shot himself in the leg with a gun he was allegedly attempting to steal, according to a police report.

Blotter: Police say woman attempted to kick officer

Police responding to a domestic disturbance call arrested a 33-year-old woman on a public intoxication charge Friday in the 100 block of West University Drive.

Blotter: Package taken from man’s porch on Thomas Street

A 24-year-old man reported that a package was swiped Thursday from his porch in the 1200 block of Thomas Street.

Blotter: Traffic stop reveals marijuana, meth

Two people were arrested Tuesday night following a traffic stop that eventually revealed a Ziploc bag containing marijuana and about 4.5 grams of what police believe is methamphetamine in the suspects’ vehicle, according to a Denton police report.

Blotter: Man reportedly shot in face at residence

A 19-year-old man was taken to Denton Regional Medical Center on Monday night after police say he was shot several times, including once in the face, at a residence in the Ashli Oaks of Denton mobile home park in the 5300 block of East McKinney Street.

Blotter: Police investigate reports of several burglaries

Several property owners reported burglaries on New Year’s Day. At 11:30 a.m., Denton police responded to a burglary alarm call in the 2200 block of Highland Park Road. Speaking on behalf of his elderly father-in-law, who lived there, a man told police he believed someone was inside the house.

Blotter: Two vehicles stolen on New Year’s Eve

Two people reported their vehicles stolen mid-afternoon on New Year’s Eve.

Blotter: Woman jailed after pointing gun at husband, police say

A 46-year-old woman has been accused of assaulting her husband and pointing a gun at him in a home in the 600 block of Roberts Street.


Blotter: Man cited for possession of drug paraphernalia

A Denton man was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia on Thursday morning after police said he admitted to possessing a methamphetamine pipe and two syringes during a routine traffic stop.

Trial still possible in Jan. 1 shooting

Eric Jamal Johnson, the former U.S. Marine charged with murder in connection with the shooting death of a local college student last New Year’s Day, remains in Denton County Jail awaiting a potential jury trial or a plea bargain offer.

Blotter: Police respond to store robbery near UNT

Police responded to an aggravated robbery call at a 7-Eleven store in the 1400 block of West Oak Street near the University of North Texas campus, just before 4 a.m. Wednesday.

Blotter: Manager reports burglary at grocery store

A night manager at a Brookshire’s of Denton grocery store in the 700 block of Interstate 35E confronted two burglars before they ran away, according to a police report.

Road rage, domestic disputes top year’s blotter

The newspaper’s police blotter is a great way to keep up with the daily mishaps and mischief in Denton.

Blotter: Police: Local restaurant burglarized

Denton police are looking for suspects in connection to a burglary over the holiday weekend at Killer’s Tacos restaurant in the 400 block of Bryan Street.

Roden’s pickup taken, returned

Police said that after stealing a pickup Sunday from the residence of a Denton City Council member, a man returned in the vehicle to the parking lot next door later that night.

Blotter: String of car burglaries in Denton reported

About 6 a.m. Christmas morning, four vehicles parked on Brinker Road were broken into in Denton.

Blotter: Woman reports injury to child from a flying bottle

Officers still are searching for a man who allegedly beat his girlfriend and injured his child Saturday evening.


The following people were indicted by a Denton County grand jury Thursday at the Denton County Courts Building. Listed are those indicted, their age, charges and the law enforcement agency that made the arrest:

Blotter: Police investgate woman’s report of assault

Denton police responded to several family disputes that got out of hand Friday, including one that ended in the parking lot of Walgreens in the 1700 block of Loop 288 at 8:17 a.m.

Blotter: Police arrest woman accused of shoplifting

Denton police arrested an alleged shoplifter Thursday morning about two blocks away from the Albertsons grocery store in the 2300 block of on West University Drive, where the 22-year-old woman reportedly took about about $160 worth of food with an accomplice who is still at large.

Blotter: Man kicked out of store, later arrested

A 67-year-old man was arrested early Wednesday morning and charged with criminal trespassing at the Kroger in the 500 block of West University Drive after an employee said the man argued with other employees and tried to steal merchandise, a police report states.

Blotter: Two teens charged with attempted robbery

A 17-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man were charged with attempted aggravated robbery Tuesday night after police caught them standing in front of Pizza Hut in the 400 block of North Loop 288, according to a police report.

Blotter: Driver tries to hide marijuana in shoebox

A person was arrested during a traffic stop after a police officer found marijuana and other paraphernalia in a vehicle Monday night, a police report states.

Blotter: Man charged with making terroristic threats

A 39-year-old man was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with making terroristic threats and public intoxication after he pulled a knife on a server outside Dix Coney Island on the downtown Square in the 100 block of North Elm Street, according to a police report.

Blotter: Flasher reported at two businesses

At about 5:12 p.m. Saturday, a man entered Catherines clothing store at 1719 South Loop 288 and exposed his genitals to an employee, according to a police report.

Blotter: Suspects cause flood damage to building

Police were dispatched about 1 p.m. Friday afternoon in response to a criminal mischief report in the 800 block of East Sycamore Street.


Blotter: Police charge man with aggravated assault

A 44-year-old man was arrested Wednesday night after a caller told police the suspect broke into an apartment in the 4200 block of Sombre Vista Drive and threatened him with a knife.

Blotter: ‘Deceptive’ license plate leads to arrests

A 23-year-old woman and a 29-year-old man were arrested early Tuesday morning after police found a “deceptive” license plate at the Valero convenience store in the 700 block of Fort Worth Drive.

Blotter: Denton police arrest man on assault charge

A 58-year-old man was arrested Sunday night after he allegedly assaulted and injured his common-law spouse at a home in the 400 block of Panhandle Street.

Blotter: Witnesses see tires being stolen from dealership lot

Police were called to the scene of a theft at Eckert Hyundai in the 4000 block of South Interstate 35E.

Blotter: Gun fired during aggravated assault

Police found a 23-year-old man with bloody injuries to the face after responding to a report of a fight and gunfire around 10:30 p.m. Friday at Woodhill Apartments in the 1400 block of Teasley Lane, a police report said.


Blotter: Man arrested after threatening wife with knife

A 50-year-old man was arrested Wednesday night on a terroristic threat charge after his wife told police he threatened her with a knife at a home in the 1800 block of Mohican Avenue.

Blotter: Man arrested on burglary charge

A 21-year-old man was arrested on a burglary charge Tuesday night after police said he broke a window in one building and tried to enter the adjacent building by prying open a door.

Blotter: Man arrested after standoff receives new charge

A 28-year-old Denton man has been charged with aggravated assault with a weapon after police initially charged him with unlawful restraint following a Monday evening standoff with police in the 3200 block of Wagon Trail Drive.

Blotter: Man’s pickup stolen; his wife’s vehicle burglarized

A man reported his 2000 GMC Sierra truck stolen Saturday morning in the 1900 block of Paisley Street.

Blotter: Vehicle was carrying drugs when it hit house

Officers discovered 29 nitrous-oxide “whippet” canisters and less than 2 ounces of marijuana inside a 29-year-old man’s vehicle that he crashed into a home after midnight Friday, according to a police report.


Blotter: Woman says man pointed gun at her

A 24-year-old woman told police Thursday afternoon that her boyfriend pointed a black semiautomatic handgun at her head and pulled the trigger several times near a residence in the 400 block of North Bradshaw Street.

Blotter: Police arrest woman on drug charge

A 36-year-old woman allegedly tried to hide several baggies of methamphetamine from police Wednesday afternoon after she was arrested on outstanding warrants at the EZ Chek convenience store in the 500 block of West Eagle Drive, according to a police report.

Blotter: Grass fire burns several acres on Sherman Drive

No one was injured when a grass fire consumed less than 5 acres of land on Monday afternoon in the 4500 block of East Sherman Drive in north Denton.