Blotter: Police make arrest after disturbance call placed

A fight between a man and woman prompted an onlooker to call Denton police Friday evening.

Irving resident indicted on murder charge

An Irving man accused of fatally shooting his estranged wife was indicted recently by a Denton County grand jury.


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.

Blotter: Fire in Krum displaces family of five

Overnight booms that sounded like “explosions” rattled a street in Krum on Wednesday, displacing a family of five.

Blotter: Blanket reported stolen after injury

A 35-year-old Denton man reported his blanket was stolen after he was struck on the head Tuesday morning.

Blotter: Man tells Denton police he was robbed

A 19-year-old man told Denton police that he was robbed Monday morning when he attempted to buy marijuana from a 20-year-old acquaintance.

Blotter: Police arrest man on aggravated assault charge

A domestic disturbance led to a report of a gunshot and an arrest Sunday. Denton officers were dispatched to a residence in the 500 block of Londonderry Lane a little after 1 a.m. in reference to a domestic disturbance with shots fired.

Blotter: Woman reports theft

A woman thought she put $200 on a prepaid credit card for a relative, only to learn later that the money may have been taken by an employee of the business where she purchased the card, according to a Denton police report.


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

Blotter: Woman reports robbery

Police said a 19-year-old woman called 911 on Thursday afternoon to report that a man had just robbed the business where she works.

Blotter: Man found chilling in store’s beer cooler

A man with numerous outstanding warrants was found hiding inside a beer cooler at a convenience store shortly before 3 a.m. Wednesday.

Blotter: Man reportedly stops girl on way to school in The Colony

The Colony police are seeking the public’s help after a stranger stopped a girl on her way to school Tuesday morning.

Blotter: Man charged with assault

An altercation between a couple Monday morning resulted in the arrest of a 27-year-old man. At 7:35 a.m. police were dispatched to a domestic disturbance in the 2300 block of North Elm Street.

Blotter: Man arrested on trespass, intoxication charges

Public intoxication and a broken door led to a man’s arrest Sunday evening, police reports state. Denton police received a call at about 6 p.m. from a woman who reported that someone was trying to break into her apartment.

Blotter: Intoxicated man found in high school lot

A 19-year-old man landed in jail Saturday evening after a drug-induced stroll through the Guyer High School parking lot led to the police’s arrival, according to a police report.

Blotter: Officers searching for teen who escaped custody

Officers are searching for a teenage boy after he reportedly escaped custody Friday evening.


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

Blotter: Man gets caught running away from officers

A man could not evade Denton police officers Wednesday night. Two Denton officers were on bike patrol in the 300 block of Fry Street when they noticed the odor of marijuana in the area. When the officers detained a man who was nearby, he became agitated and eventually ran. While on the run, the man tossed a small baggie that contained methamphetamine, according to a police report.

Blotter: Suspect gets away with purse, diaper bag

It only took moments for a thief to make off with a Denton woman’s purse and diaper bag Wednesday. Denton police officers were called to the 2700 block of Hilcroft Avenue where the woman reported that the items were taken after she walked away from her vehicle for a few minutes.

Blotter: One hospitalized after fire damages apartments

One resident was taken to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton with possible smoke inhalation after an apartment complex was discovered emitting heavy smoke Wednesday afternoon.

Blotter: Suspect on the loose

Be wary of someone asking to borrow your cellphone. A 24-year-old woman was a victim of theft Monday afternoon while she was outside an apartment complex in the 1400 block of Centre Place, police said.

Blotter: Man arrested on drug charge outside crowded bar

A crowded bar scene led to an arrest of a man on a charge of a controlled substance early Sunday morning. Denton officers responded to a bar in the 1700 block of Teasley Lane late Saturday night on what...

Blotter: Man injured by gunfire at Lake Dallas party

Gunshots fired at a house party early Saturday left one man in the hospital and officers searching for a suspect, according to a police report.

Blotter: Apartment building fire mainly contained to attic

Firefighters from The Colony and surrounding cities found themselves battling an apartment fire at about 1 a.m. Saturday.


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.

Blotter: Fire reported at UNT fraternity house

Denton firefighters responded to a fire on the back deck of a University of North Texas fraternity house in the 1000 block of Maple Street at 10:48 a.m. Thursday.

Blotter: Local family displaced by overnight fire

Six family members were displaced after an overnight fire at their Denton home. Kenneth Hedges, spokesman for Denton Fire Department, said crews were dispatched at 11:40 p.m. Wednesday to the 1800 block of Mohican Street. Upon arrival, firefighters reported smoke coming from the garage.

Blotter: Man charged with unlawful restraint

An 18-year-old man currently sits in the Denton County Jail in lieu of a $50,000 bond after he allegedly took his ex-girlfriend from school.

Blotter: Police charge man with family violence

Denton police made an arrest after midnight Monday when responding to an assault call, officials said. Officers responded to the 2300 block of Georgetown Drive at 12:45 a.m. after a wife alleged that her husband had woke her up and began screaming at her, reports show.

Blotter: Man’s vehicle stopped in traffic on University Drive

A vehicle stopped in the middle of a busy roadway led to the arrest of a 39-year-old intoxicated man, according to a police report.

Blotter: Lewisville boy dies after being hit by car

The death of a 12-year-old Lewisville boy Friday night is under police investigation.

Blotter: Police arrest four suspects in vehicle break-ins

Four Lewisville men were arrested this week in connection with a string of vehicle break-ins in southern Denton County.

Blotter: Police search for suspect in store robbery in Denton

Denton police are in search of a man involved in an aggravated robbery Tuesday night. Police said a masked man came into a convenience store in the 1200 block of North Interstate 35E at 10:57 p.m. with a gun and demanded money.

Blotter: Woman reportedly threatens to burn house

A woman’s threat to burn down a house prompted a domestic disturbance call to police Monday morning.

Blotter: Store says customer paid for one table saw, took two

Just one table saw was not enough for a thief this weekend. Denton officers were dispatched to a hardware store in the 1200 block of South Loop 288 in reference to a theft report.

Blotter: Man says vehicle window was broken by a punch

A man told police his car window was shattered by his stepdaughter’s boyfriend, according to a report. Police received a call of criminal mischief Saturday afternoon in the 400 block of Londonderry Lane. The caller said his stepdaughter’s boyfriend punched the vehicle’s window with a closed fist, causing an estimated $800 in damage.

Blotter: Welfare call leads to arrest of woman in Denton

Denton police responding to a welfare call Friday night left with a suspect in handcuffs, police said.

Police seek suspect in assaults

The Lewisville Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man officers say could be linked to at least three assaults on women in the past two months.

Blotter: Police arrest woman on evading arrest charge

A 33-year-old woman evaded police officers who responded to a disturbance report at an apartment building in the 2500 block of Charlotte Street at 7:50 a.m. Thursday, according to a police report.

Blotter: Injured man charged with public intoxication

A 21-year-old man with bloody wrists came into an area business in the 3200 block of Elm Street late Wednesday, police said.

Blotter: Fatal fire in Hickory Creek under investigation

A deadly Tuesday morning fire remains under investigation, officials said. Lake Cities Deputy Fire Chief Chad Thiessen said a call came in about a fire around 4 a.m. Tuesday and within minutes, officials discovered a home fully engulfed in flames in the 1100 block of Hickory Creek Road in Hickory Creek.

Blotter: Firefighters respond to morning blaze in Denton

As Denton fire officials approached a single-story home Monday morning, smoke was clearly visible, officials said.

Blotter: Drunk man crashes motorcycle in parking lot

An intoxicated person took a joyride on a motorcycle and crashed early Sunday morning in the parking lot of Rockin’ Rodeo, according to a police report.

Blotter: Woman reports finding syringe in bag on door

A bag hanging from a Denton woman’s front door left a nasty surprise — one that could lead to charges.

Blotter: Police investigate accident

Denton police said Friday that an accident involving a vehicle and pedestrian is under investigation after a woman was left hospitalized.

Blotter: Police arrest local man on DWI charge after accident

A 64-year-old Denton man was placed under arrest after the vehicle he was driving went through a fence Thursday afternoon.

Blotter: Motorcyclist taken to hospital after accident

A man in his 20s was taken to an area hospital Thursday after rear-ending another vehicle, police said.

Blotter: Police arrest woman on public intoxication charge

Police said intoxication marred a Denton couple’s early morning trip to a local restaurant Sunday.

Blotter: Police pursue driver who had been drinking

A police chase early Sunday ended with the arrest of a minor who had been drinking and driving, according to a police report.

Blotter: Charges pending against Denton man

Charges are pending against a Denton man who allegedly assaulted his wife Thursday, Denton police said. Officer Orlando Hinojosa, police spokesman, said the 21-year-old man is suspected of holding his 22-year-old wife hostage at their apartment in the 400 block of South Carroll Boulevard for 15 to 20 minutes Thursday.