A man allegedly lied to Denton police when he was pulled over for a traffic stop Friday night, according to a police report.
Police reported finding a warrant out for the man’s arrest as well as cocaine and marijuana on the man when he was stopped at the corner of East Hickory and Ruddell streets.
The man was arrested and taken to city jail.
4200 block of Plumbago Drive — A man reported to Denton police that someone broke into his car while it was parked outside his residence Friday night.
1500 block of South Loop 288 — A store employee reported to Denton police that a woman’s purse was taken while she was inside a store Friday night.
The woman said the purse contained more than $800 worth of personal items. She said she was looking at clothes and her purse was sitting on the cart when it was stolen.
— 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.