Blotter: Police seek two men in robbery of couple

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Denton Police sketch
Suspect one, left, and suspect two, right.

Denton police are looking for two suspects in an aggravated robbery case from last week.

Two men forced their way into an apartment in the 300 block of Coronado Drive and held a husband and wife at gunpoint Dec. 4 at 10:20 p.m., according to information released by the Denton Police Department on Monday.

The first suspect is described as a black man in his mid-20s with a thin build, between 5 feet 8 inches and 5 feet 10 inches tall and having a dark complexion, according to police.

The second suspect is described as a black man in his mid-20s with a light complexion, light brown eyes, patchy beard and pockmarks and between 5 feet 8 inches and 5 feet 9 inches tall.

Police also released sketches of the suspects.

Both are considered armed and dangerous, police said. Contact Denton police at 940-349-7961 or dial 911 with any information regarding the suspects.

 

Other reports

700 block of Fort Worth Drive — A woman reported to Denton police that she was assaulted by a man who was gathered with other men by her apartment Sunday.

Her boyfriend reported that he told the men he was calling police and one of them pulled out a handgun, telling the boyfriend he would regret it.

22800 block of Arapaho Road — A property owner reported to Denton County sheriff’s deputies that, while he was in the hospital for a month, someone took several lawn care items from his property.

When he returned home on Sunday he noticed his riding lawn mower, a wheel barrow, loading ramps for the mower, and plants and trees that hadn’t been planted were missing, the property owner told deputies.

His brother mowed his lawn a week before he returned so he believes the theft happened after that, he reported.

4000 block of Teasley Lane — A convenience store employee reported to Denton police Sunday that someone called the store and had an employee run a task on the register that cost the store more than $2,000 in losses.

1400 block of East Ryan Road — Two people reported to Denton police that their vehicles were burglarized Sunday afternoon.

A woman reported to Denton police that she was assaulted by a man who was gathered with other men by her apartment Sunday.

While police took her report, a second woman contacted the officer and said her sport utility vehicle, which was parked in the same parking lot, was also burglarized.

 

Roundup

From 7 a.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Monday:

•  Denton police handled 743 service and officer-initiated calls over the weekend and posted 19 reports online from 7 a.m. Sunday to 7 a.m. Monday, including three criminal mischief reports, five thefts, three assaults, two burglaries, two attempted suicides, one runaway, one failure to identify as a fugitive or give false information call, and one terroristic threat.

•  Denton firefighters responded to one public service call, four accidents, 35 medical calls, two gas leaks, two public education calls, five fires, one sprinkler activation call, one false call, two good intent calls, one false alarm, one investigation, one public service assistance call, one service call and one system malfunction call.

•  Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 1,818 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Nineteen people were booked into county jail between 7 a.m. Sunday and 7 a.m. Monday.

Deputies took reports of one assault, one unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, two thefts, one criminal mischief call, one aggravated assault and one burglary of a habitation.

Argyle firefighters responded to four medical calls, two fire department inspections, one smoke investigation, two fires, one traffic incident and one vehicle unlock.

Argyle police officers responded to 24 building checks, one harassment call, one call to meet a complainant, seven requests to assist motorists, one road blockage, 68 traffic calls, five vacation watch calls and one walk through.

Aubrey firefighters responded to one alarm, one assault, 10 medical calls, one burn or explosion, two requests to assist citizens, three fires, four traffic incidents and one call to unlock a vehicle.

Aubrey police officers responded to three requests to assist other agencies, one building check, two burglaries, one criminal mischief call, one follow-up investigation, one harassment, one call to meet a complainant, one missing person, two suicide attempts, one road blockage, one report of a suspicious vehicle, two thefts and two traffic incidents.

Double Oak firefighters responded to one medical call, one carbon monoxide or hazmat call and one fire.

Double Oak police officers responded to three agency assist calls, one animal bite, one burglary, one carbon monoxide or hazmat call, one follow-up investigation, one ordinance violation, one person with a gun call, 13 traffic calls, three vacation watch calls, one welfare concern and one accident.

Hickory Creek police officers responded to five requests to assist another agency, one assault, one burglary, one domestic disturbance, one road blockage, two thefts, 37 traffic calls, four traffic incidents and two alarms.

Krum firefighters responded to seven medical calls, one carbon monoxide or hazmat call, one fire and one smoke investigation.

Krum police officers responded to two agency assist calls, one animal complaint, one criminal mischief call, one smoke investigation, four follow-up investigations, one forgery or fraud call, one harassment, one ordinance violation, one suspicious activity call and 15 traffic calls.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to one alarm, two assaults, nine medical calls, one citizen assist call, eight fires, one road blockage and three traffic incidents.

Little Elm firefighters responded to four alarms, 10 medical calls, one carbon monoxide or hazmat call, one citizen assist, one smoke investigation, four fires and four traffic incidents.

Little Elm police officers responded to four agency assist calls, one alarm, eight animal complaints, two arrests, 12 building check calls, four burglaries, two carbon monoxide or hazmat calls, one criminal mischief call, five disturbance calls, one fight, four follow-up investigations, one forgery or fraud call, two juvenile complaint calls, three calls to meet complainants, one missing person, two motorist assists, one narcotics call, six noise complaints, two open doors, two reckless drivers, four road blockage calls, three suspicious activity calls, two suspicious vehicles, three thefts, 24 traffic calls, seven vacation watch calls, one warrant service and nine traffic incidents.

Oak Point firefighters responded to one medical call, one fire and one traffic incident.

Oak Point police officers responded to one request to assist another agency, one alarm, one animal complaint, one burglary, one follow-up investigation, one forgery or fraud call, three suspicious activity calls, three traffic calls and two vehicle complaint calls.

Ponder firefighters responded to seven medical calls and one carbon monoxide or hazmat call.

Ponder police officers responded to one carbon monoxide or hazmat call, one follow-up investigation, one medical call, one theft and two traffic calls.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to one citizen assist, two medical calls and two calls to unlock vehicles.

Pilot Point police officers responded to one agency assist, one burglary, four close patrols, one criminal mischief, one disturbance, one funeral escort, one found property, one gas drive off, two intoxicated person calls, two loose livestock calls, one call to meet a complainant, one open door, two road blockages, two suspicious activity calls, one theft, nine traffic calls and four welfare concern calls.

Sanger firefighters responded to one alarm, one citizen assist, four medical calls, one fire, two traffic incidents and one call to unlock a vehicle.

Sanger police officers responded to three requests to assist another agency, three alarms, one animal complaint, one assault, three disturbances, one follow-up investigation, one harassment, one juvenile complaint, four calls to meet complainants, one request to assist a motorist, one prowler, two reckless drivers, one road blockage, seven suspicious activity calls, one theft, five traffic calls, one traffic complaint, two welfare concern calls and two traffic incidents.

RACHEL MEHLHAFF can be reached at 940-566-6889. Her e-mail address is rmehlhaff@dentonrc.com .

 

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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