Blotter: Two men hospitalized after rollover Saturday morning

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Two men were ejected from a car Saturday morning at the intersection of Loop 288 and Mingo Road, said Officer Orlando Hinojosa with the Denton Police Department.

Both were taken by air ambulance to Medical City of Plano after their vehicle rolled over at 9:48 a.m., he said.

The condition of the men was not immediately known, Hinojosa said.

The accident is still under investigation, but alcohol could have been a factor, he said.

 

Other reports

4500 block of Redbud Drive — A woman was awakened Friday morning by two men attempting to break into her house, according to a Denton police report.

The men fled before police arrived.

The woman told police she and her roommate were asleep at 9:30 a.m. when she heard knocking on the front door. She looked through the peephole and saw two men she didn’t recognize, she reported.

She woke her roommate and they remained quiet as the men knocked and one of the men tried to open the door, the woman told police.

After a few minutes, the woman heard one of the men suggest they try the back door, she reported.

The men went to the back door and attempted to open it, according to the report.

The woman called her father, who told her to call police. Her father also sent a friend to check on the situation.

The friend told police he saw a car with two men parked in front of the women’s house. One of the men exited the car with something in his hand but quickly returned to the car and fled when the friend yelled at him, the friend reported.

A neighbor, who had been out running, told police he saw the car stopping at several houses in the area.

He told police he also saw the two men get out at the women’s house.

— Rachel Mehlhaff

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.

 


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