Blotter: Police charge two with evading arrest or detention

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Denton police arrested two of 10 individuals hanging outside an apartment complex in the 2000 block of West Prairie Street on Friday night.

According to reports, police were dispatched to a disturbance shortly before midnight after a resident of the apartment complex reported he heard a female in distress behind his apartment with a group of at least four people.

The responding officer noticed a group of about 10 people walking from the same direction the resident had reported the disturbance. Police said when the officer tried to contact the group, all took off running in different directions.

The officer was able to detain one of the people after chasing him for several blocks, police said. Reports show another man was arrested later, as well. Both men — aged 18 and 21— were charged with evading arrest or detention.

Other reports

1700 block of Teasley Lane — A 30-year-old Denton woman reported to police that someone entered her residence and wrote obscenities on her wall. According to reports, someone entered the woman’s apartment and wrote foul language on her kitchen wall between 8:30 a.m. and 4:20 p.m. Friday.

9100 block of Teasley Lane — A bedroom window was pried open Friday afternoon, leaving a Denton man a victim of burglary, police said. The man, 27, reported to police that the window to his home was pried open and several items of his were missing. The incident, police said, occurred between 8:15 a.m. and 2:50 p.m. Friday.

Roundup

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

Eighty people were booked into the Denton County Jail.

Denton police posted 18 reports online.

From 7 a.m. Sunday, Nov.10 to Saturday:

Texas Woman’s University police responded to 51 calls for service, five reports, two escorts, seven moving violations and seven arrests.

From Sunday, Nov. 1 to Thursday:

University of North Texas police assisted two agencies and responded to three UNT warrant arrests, one criminal trespass arrest, one medical call, three vehicle accidents, one theft more than $50 less than $500, one delivery of marijuana more than 1 ounce and less than 4 arrest, one outside agency warrant arrest, one assault report, issued two municipal citations for driving while license suspended, mad one public intoxication arrest, one driving while intoxicated arrest, two driving while intoxicated, evading arrest/detention and public intoxication arrests, issued three citations for possession of drug paraphernalia, one theft, one indecent exposure, one gas leak, one criminal trespass and student misconduct report, one failure to identify/urinating in public arrest, one possession of controlled substance penalty group 1 less than 1 gram arrest, issued one disorderly conduct citation and one alcoholic beverage (minor) citation.

— Megan Gray


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