Blotter: Commission offers reward

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The North Texas Crime Commission is offering up to a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the people responsible for a vandalism spree in Carrollton.

Last summer, at least 120 vehicles throughout the city were damaged during the weekend of June 30 and July 1, according to Carrollton police. The vehicles had their windows smashed and their tires cut.

Anyone with information can remain anonymous and still be eligible to collect the reward by calling the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-877-373-TIPS (8477) or by submitting a tip online at http://ntcc.crimestoppersweb.com.

No description is available, but Carrollton police believe the suspects drove a 1999 to 2001 model white four-door Honda Accord.

 

Other reports

1400 block of Paisley Street — Shortly before 7 p.m. Friday, a 23-year-old female called police and said she had been involved in an accident.

Upon arrival, officers were told the suspect fled the scene in his vehicle and the female and another witness said the man was intoxicated.

The victim recognized the suspect and provided the officers with his name, according to reports.

Witnesses claimed two small children were left at the crash site when he fled the scene, police said.

According to police, they were able to locate the suspect’s vehicle about a block away from the crash but could not find the suspect himself.

The mother to the small children was able to later locate the children and her husband at their residence, according to police.

1800 block of South Loop 288 — A caller advised a white male had fallen off his bicycle in the street in front of a bank Friday evening, allegedly intoxicated, according to police reports.

When the officer approached the suspect, he found the man to be intoxicated and in possession of stolen property.

The suspect was arrested and charged with public intoxication and theft under $50, said police.

 

Roundup

From 7 a.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday:

* Sixty-four people were booked into Denton County Jail.

* Denton police posted 18 reports online.

From Sunday, March 3, to Saturday:

* Texas Woman’s University police responded to 83 calls for service, made 10 reports, five escorts, 87 parking violations, 32 moving violations and made two arrests.

From Sunday, March 3, to Thursday:

* University of North Texas police made seven intoxication arrests, responded to five medical calls, one harassment report, arrested one driver with a suspended license, three warrant service arrests and calls, responded to one criminal mischief report, one possession of marijuana arrest, two theft reports, assisted one agency and issued one citation for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Denton County Crime Stoppers will pay a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest in these or other crimes. Callers will remain anonymous. Call 1-800-388-TIPS (8477). Reach the Denton police narcotics tip line at 940-565-5801.


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