Blotter: Police: Bank teller fired after report of theft

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Denton police were called to a bank in the 1500 block of South Loop 288 on Friday after bank personnel reported that a teller had been fired for an alleged theft.

According to a Denton police report, the teller allegedly removed a total of $500 from customer accounts over several months.

Police said that the teller denied removing $400 but admitted to “the fraudulent withdrawal of $100 from a customer account in order to cover a shortage of cash in his teller drawer” around June 3, according to the report.

Other reports

300 block of West Hickory Street — A construction foreman reported to Denton police an estimated $20,000 in damage at a new apartment building between Thursday night and Friday morning.

According to the report, copper pipes were “forcefully removed” from the building and several floors of the structure flooded. At the time the report was made Friday, cleanup had begun and water to the building had been shut off.

2800 block of North Locust Street — A man reported to Denton police that his sister used his name and information to obtain utilities and left before paying her bill. The unpaid bill is prohibiting the man from receiving utilities, according to the report.

Roundup

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

* Forty-five people were booked into Denton County Jail.

* Denton police posted 14 reports online.

From Sunday, June 8, to Saturday:

Texas Woman’s University police responded to 58 calls for service, one call for an escort and issued 20 moving violations.

From Sunday, June 8, to Thursday:

University of North Texas police made two arrests each for driving while intoxicated, public intoxication and on outside agency warrants. University police also made an arrest each for possession of marijuana, assault and endangering a child, criminal trespass and resisting arrest/search/transportation. Police issued a municipal citation for disorderly conduct (urinating in public), issued a criminal trespass warning and responded to three minor motor vehicle accidents with no injuries and a medical emergency.

— Britney Tabor


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