Blotter: Man arrested for drug possession

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A Denton police officer on a foot patrol snagged a man for possession of controlled substance Thursday. The officer was patrolling a gas station parking lot in the 700 block of Fort Worth Drive when he made contact with the suspect.

The officer identified the man and asked him if he had anything illegal in his possession. The suspect told the officer he was in possession of muscle relaxers. The suspect then told the officer that he had a marijuana joint in his vehicle.

During a probable cause search of the suspect’s vehicle, the officer found methamphetamine, THC oil and marijuana and arrested the man and impounded his vehicle.

Other reports

7000 block of Raintree Way — A Denton officer was dispatched to a residence in reference to a burglary of a motor vehicle. On arrival, the officer met with the victim who stated someone entered his vehicle and stole his personal property. The victim that said if a suspect is caught, he would press charges. The officer found three sets of fingerprints on two different vehicles. The prints were lifted and placed into evidence.

2800 block of Interstate 35E — A man called police to report that several pieces of lawn equipment had been stolen from the back of his truck while it was parked in the parking lot of a business. The total value of the stolen items was about $500. An offense report was completed.

Roundup

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

Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 710 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Fifty-one people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police handled 241 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 18 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to 13 medical calls, three vehicle accidents with injuries, a CO detector malfunction, two intentional alarms, a good intent call, a public service call and a building fire.

Argyle firefighters responded to a structure fire and a medical call. Argyle police responded to two building checks, a structure fire, a traffic call, an animal complaint, four vacation watch calls and a welfare concern.

Aubrey firefighters responded to five medical calls, a traffic transport incident and a vehicle unlock. Aubrey police responded to two building checks, a report of criminal mischief and five traffic calls.

Corinth police assisted four agencies and responded to 106 calls, including 32 traffic calls, a reckless driver and an ordinance violation.

Double Oak firefighters responded to a structure fire. Double Oak police responded to six traffic calls and five vacation watch calls.

Hickory Creek police responded to an unknown fire, a juvenile complaint, a report of suspicious person, vehicle or activity and 21 traffic calls.

Justin firefighters assisted an agency and responded to two medical calls. Justin police responded to a traffic call and a forgery fraud report.

Krum firefighters responded to a medical call. Krum police assisted a motorist and responded to a disturbance, a report of indecent exposure, an animal bite report and an animal complaint.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to seven medical calls and an unknown fire.

Little Elm firefighters responded to seven medical calls, a vehicle unlock and a welfare concern. Little Elm police assisted an agency and responded to 68 calls, including a noise complaint and five ordinance violations.

Northeast police responded to an ordinance violation, four traffic calls, a traffic complaint, a welfare concern and a traffic transport incident.

Northlake police assisted three agencies and responded to 21 traffic calls and a vehicle complaint.

Oak Point firefighters responded to a medical call, a traffic transport incident and a vehicle unlock. Oak Point police assisted an agency and responded to a report of criminal trespass, a domestic disturbance, a noise complaint, an ordinance violation, a reckless driver, a traffic complaint and a traffic transport incident.

Ponder firefighters responded to a medical call. Ponder police responded to a juvenile complaint, a narcotics call and a traffic call.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to a fire alarm, two medical calls and a vehicle unlock. Pilot Point police assisted three agencies and responded to a burglary, a burglary report, a solicitor complaint, a report of suspicious activity, a suspicious person, an alarm and four traffic calls.

Sanger firefighters responded to three medical calls and a traffic transport incident. Sanger police responded to 18 calls, including two disturbances and a 911 hang-up.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to a medical call. Trophy Club police responded to 76 calls, including an assault and two ordinance violations.

— Bj Lewis


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