A man who called himself “Ox” stole his Dodge Durango, the victim reported to police early Tuesday.
The man and his girlfriend attended a party in the 500 block of Inman Street and parked the Durango in a nearby restaurant parking lot.
When they got out of the truck, they met a man who said his name was Ox and complimented the truck’s stereo system, the victim reported.
The pair left the party at about 3:10 a.m. The victim said the man was in the parking lot. He ran at the victim, punched him and grabbed his keys, according to the report.
The man yelled “That’s how I roll” as he jumped into the Durango, the report states.
The victim said he pounded on the truck window and the man got out and punched him again, threatening to shoot him in the face. Then he got back into the vehicle and sped away.
2500 block of Louise Street — A man reported Monday that a woman spent the night in his apartment with him. They were drinking vodka, he said, and he went to sleep about midnight.
About 9 a.m. his caregiver came to the apartment and the woman left.
He later realized that $200, his hydrocodone and two other bottles of painkillers were missing from the apartment.
500 block of Chambers Street — A woman reported early Tuesday that a friend who spent most of the night in her apartment stole her wallet before leaving.
She said they were in her living room at about 4 a.m. and she went into a bedroom to check on a child. When she returned, the man was gone, she said.
At about 6:30 a.m. she realized that her wallet, which contained $800 and her identification, was missing.
1000 block of Avenue B — Someone stole two commercial leaf blowers from a lawn crew while they worked Monday, according to a police report.
A crew member said he was mowing and had his back to the work truck with its attached flatbed trailer. He looked around and noticed that two men had taken the $1,000 backpack leaf blowers from the trailer and were getting into a light-brown mid-1990s Dodge truck.
The truck sped away.
From 7 a.m. Monday to 7 a.m. Tuesday:
• Denton police handled 288 service and officer-initiated calls, including 11 thefts, three burglaries, two assaults, one unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and one domestic disturbance.
• Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handed 717 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Thirty-six people were booked into county jail. Deputies took reports of two thefts and two cases of harassment.
• Denton firefighters responded to 20 medical calls, one explosives investigation, one traffic accident and one false call.
Argyle firefighters responded to two alarms, two medical calls and two grass fires.
Aubrey firefighters responded to four medical calls and one structure fire.
Krum firefighters responded to one medical call, one traffic accident, one request to unlock a vehicle, one electric fire and one suicide attempt.
Lake Cities firefighters responded to one alarm, three medical calls and two traffic accidents.
Oak Point firefighters responded to one medical call.
Ponder firefighters responded to one medical call.
Pilot Point firefighters responded to one medical call and one request to unlock a vehicle.
Sanger firefighters responded to three medical calls and one electrical fire.
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Denton County Crime Stoppers will pay a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest in these or other crimes. Callers will remain anonymous. Call 1-800-388-TIPS (8477). Reach the Denton police narcotics tip line at 940-565-5801.