Blotter: Arrest made in assault report

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A 25-year-old man was arrested and charged with assaulting a family member Friday afternoon in the 5000 block of East McKinney Street.

A 35-year-old man reported to police that his stepson punched him in the nose during an argument in a bedroom at their home. The man suffered minor injuries, police said.

The stepson was charged with assault on a family/household member with previous convictions and taken to the city jail, reports show.

Other reports

2600 block of West University Drive — A senior citizen was charged with theft Friday after leaving a department store with unpaid merchandise, police said. According to reports, the 67-year-old woman stole $429.51 worth of merchandise and never attempted to pay for it. She was charged with theft of property less than $1,500 with two or more previous convictions.

6500 block of Wellston Lane — A Denton police officer made an arrest during a traffic stop late Friday night after a caller reported that a white Honda passenger vehicle was parking in various locations in the area. Police said after the officer made contact with the 24-year-old driver, he was booked on charges of possession of a controlled substance and theft of a vehicle.

Roundup

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

*Fifty-eight people were booked into the Denton County Jail.

*Denton police posted 15 reports online.

From Sunday, April 6, to Saturday:

Texas Woman’s University police responded to 73 calls for service and nine moving violations and made five reports, four escorts and four arrests.

University of North Texas police assisted one agency, made nine arrests and responded to one vehicle fire, one suspicious activity call, four theft reports of more than $50 and less than $500, one medical call, five car accidents, one criminal mischief involving more than $50 and less than $500, one theft less than $50 and issued two citations and three criminal trespass warnings.

— Megan Gray


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