Blotter: Disturbance ends in arrest

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A disturbance call ended in arrest Monday night in the 400 block of Forth Worth Drive, Denton police said.

Officers responded to a disturbance call after 8 p.m. involving a 37-year-old man and a married couple. Reports show during the altercation, the 37-year-old displayed a pocket knife and began swinging it at the couple.

Police arrived and stopped the man as he was leaving the scene, they said. The man was arrested in connection with that incident and also charged using illegal narcotics.

Records show he also had two outstanding warrants; one for solicitation or distribution without a permit and one for alcohol public intoxication.

Reports don’t have the two married couple listed as injured.

Other reports

800 block of Cherry Lee Lane — An ex-wife reported to Denton County sheriff’s deputies that her 40-year-old ex-husband forged her name on a check and then cashed it recently.

The amount for the check was not listed.

2200 block North Bell Avenue — A Denton man reported someone charged nearly $6,000 on a credit card he never owned that was under his name Monday afternoon.

Police said a 24-year-old man alleged someone opened a credit card account in 2009 using his identity.

He found out when he received a letter in the mail from a collection agency stating that they were attempting to collect a balance of $5,915 on the closed account, reports show.

He reported he had not opened the account.

Roundup

From 7 a.m. Tuesday to 7 a.m Wednesday:

Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 787 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Forty people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police handled 222 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 32 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to one vehicle fire, one gas leak, three vehicle accidents including two with injures, 39 medical calls, one shorted electrical equipment call and assisted one agency.

Argyle firefighters responded to one medical call and three fires. Argyle police responded to one burglary, 16 traffic calls and assisted two motorists.

Aubrey firefighters responded to one carbon monoxide alarm, six medial calls and one structure fire. Aubrey police responded to one burglary, one criminal mischief report, one ordinance violation, one suspicious vehicle and five traffic calls.

Bartonville police responded to one traffic call and assisted one agency.

Corinth police assisted one motorist and responded to two disturbance calls, one harassment report, one medical call, one animal cruelty report, four animal complaints, 34 traffic complaints, three suspicious vehicles and one road hazard.

Double Oak firefighters responded to one structure fire. Double Oak police responded to one domestic disturbance call and two traffic calls.

Flower Mound firefighters responded to one structure fire.

Hickory Creek police assisted two agencies and responded to one auto theft, one unknown fire, one medical call, two theft reports and four traffic calls.

Justin firefighters responded to one medical call and one traffic transport. Justin police responded to one fire and assisted one agency.

Krum firefighters responded to three medical calls and assisted one citizen. Krum police responded to two ordinance violations, six traffic calls, two thefts and one animal complaint.

Krugerville police responded to one theft, one traffic call and one suspicious vehicle.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to three medical calls and one unknown fire.

Lewisville police made 12 arrests.

Little Elm firefighters responded to five medical calls and two traffic transport incidents. Little Elm police responded to one burglary call, one Child Protective Services referral, one criminal mischief report, one road hazard, one terroristic threat, one theft in progress, five traffic calls, three traffic transport incidents, one animal bite attack, one animal complaint and assisted one motorist.

Northlake police responded to one medical call, one reckless driver and 11 traffic calls.

Oak Point firefighters responded to one medical call and one fire call. Oak Point police responded to one medical call, one missing person, one suspicious activity and four traffic calls.

Ponder firefighters responded to one medical call and assisted one citizen. Ponder police responded to one traffic call, one medical call and one forgery call.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to two medical calls and assisted one citizen. Pilot Point police assisted one agency and responded to one criminal trespass report, one medical call, four ordinance violation, two suspicious activity calls and one welfare concern.

Sanger firefighters assisted one citizen and responded to three medical calls and one traffic transport incident. Sanger police responded to one assault, one medical call, one forgery call, one suspicious person, one theft, two traffic calls, one medical call, one traffic transport incident and assisted one citizen.

Trophy Club firefighters assisted one citizen. Trophy Club police responded to one criminal trespass in progress, three ordinance violations, one theft, five traffic calls and four animal complaints.

— Megan Gray


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