Blotter: Loud party shut down

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Denton police busted a party after loud music was reported shortly after 1 a.m. Friday at a residence in the 3400 block of Country Club Road.

When officers arrived, partygoers went inside and hid, according to police reports. An officer reported she could hear people inside yelling to be quiet when she knocked on the door.

Two residents — one of whom was 20 years old — finally came to the door, and the officer observed open alcohol containers scattered about the home.

After requesting for backup, officers conducted a sweep of the residence to gather all attendees into the living room. During the sweep, one of the officers observed drug paraphernalia in one of the bedrooms, police reports noted.

Anyone who wasn’t a resident of the home was asked to leave. One of the residents admitted to staying in the room where the drug paraphernalia was found. Officers did not find any other contraband.

The residents each received citations. The 20-year-old man was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia and minor in possession of alcohol. The other male resident received a citation for disorderly conduct for loud noise.

The drug paraphernalia was confiscated and will be destroyed, police said.

 

Other reports

400 block of Ame Drive — A truck that drove through an apartment construction area caused an estimated $10,000 in damage, police said. The apartment manager reported that the truck had driven through the area about 3 a.m. Dec. 6.

5000 block of Teasley Lane — A 76-year-old Denton woman fell victim to fraud Friday afternoon. According to police reports, she went to a grocery store and sent a wire transfer of $3,000 to a person in Mexico who she thought was her grandson.

 

Roundup

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

*Denton police posted 17 reports online.

From 7 a.m. Dec. 8 to 7 a.m. Saturday:

*Texas Woman’s University police responded to 100 calls for service, 10 reports, eight escorts and one moving violation.

From Dec. 8 to Thursday:

*University of North Texas police issued four citations for possession of drug paraphernalia; made two arrests for driving while intoxicated, one arrest for driving while intoxicated and without a valid license, and one arrest for public intoxication, and responded to two medical calls, two thefts between $50 and $500, one theft between $500 and $1,500, five minor crashes, one credit or debit card abuse report, one criminal mischief report and one student misconduct call.

— Megan Gray


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