A grocery store manager suspects an employee stole more than $1,500 from the store, he told police.
The manager of the store in the 5000 block of Teasley Lane reported the theft to police Tuesday afternoon. Denton police continue to investigate, and no arrest has yet been made, police said.
Londonderry and Teasley lanes — About 1:55 a.m. Tuesday, a Denton police officer stopped a man for illegally crossing the street. Before stopping the man, the officer watched as he entered into South Lakes Park after hours and headed toward the elementary school. Once the officer approached, the man said he was armed. Police said the man was later arrested on charges of unlawful carrying of a weapon, tampering with identifying numbers and places weapons prohibited.
6500 block of Willow Lane — A Denton County sheriff’s deputy responded at about 4 p.m. Tuesday to a residence after someone caused damage to a motorcycle. Someone reportedly entered a neighbor’s yard and poured fuel into the crank case of a motorcycle. Statements made say the fuel disintegrated the rings, causing the motor to leak oil.
From 7 a.m. Tuesday to 7 a.m. Wednesday:
• Denton police took a total of 12 reports, including theft and assault to an elderly person.
• Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 644 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Fifty-five people were booked into county jail.
• Denton firefighters responded to 29 medical calls, two dismissed calls, one motor vehicle accident, one grass fire and one smoke scare.
Argyle firefighters responded to two medical, one structure, one sick person and one traffic transport.
Aubrey firefighters responded to eight medical, one smoke investigation and one traffic transport.
Double Oak firefighters responded to one structure fire.
Justin firefighters responded to one citizen assist and one fire structure.
Krum firefighters responded to one agency assist, one animal complaint, one follow-up investigation, one open door call, one theft and one vehicle complaint.
Lake Cities firefighters responded to four medical, one traffic transport, one structure fire and one grass fire.
Oak Point firefighters responded to one assault call, one traffic call and one smoke investigation.
Ponder Firefighters responded to one illegal burn and one medical call.
Sanger firefighters responded to one breathing problem and one structure fire.
— Megan Gray
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.