Blotter: Report: Man finds bullet hole in side of house

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Deputies responded to a criminal mischief call Monday morning in the 1500 block of Lawlis Lane.

According to reports, a man found a bullet hole on the side of his house he believed bounced off his truck. The victim told responding deputies he observed the windshield of his vehicle was damaged and believes a bullet found on the side of his house bounced off his truck.

The dollar amount of damage is unknown and the victim told authorities the last time he saw the truck in good condition was Friday, according to reports. A report was made for insurance purposes, said the sheriff’s office.

 

Other reports

100 block of Woodrow Lane — A co-worker found four counterfeit $50 bills Monday afternoon, according to sheriff reports.

Deputies responded to a forgery report at 12:30 p.m. after money was found in a currency envelope of an inmate at the Denton County Pre-Trial Facility. Reports indicate the inmate was released prior to the counterfeit money being found and no action was taken.

1300 block of North Locust Street — A man allegedly tried to evade arrest late Monday evening during a pedestrian stop, according to Denton police reports.

Police said the 39-year-old suspect admitted to having a syringe in his backpack and when the responding officer tried to get the backpack, the man tried to flee on foot.

After a short chase, the suspect was caught and police discovered the backpack contained a syringe, digital scale and 7.5 grams of methamphetamine, reports indicated.

The suspect was arrested on charges of evading arrest and manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance as well as a warrant for no driver’s license, said police.

 

Roundup

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

•  Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers responded to 621 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Fifty-one people were booked into the county jail.

•  Denton police responded to 205 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 22 reports online.

•  Denton firefighters responded to 25 medical calls, one contained cooking fire, one public service call, one service call and one steam, vapor, fog or dust thought to be smoke.

Argyle firefighters responded to one grass fire, made one traffic transport and responded to one medical call. Argyle police officers assisted one agency, checked on one building, responded to one close patrol call, responded to one follow-up investigation, assisted one motorist, responded to one reckless driver, responded to one special patrol, responded to one suspicious activity, responded to three traffic calls, made one vacation watch and three walk-throughs.

Aubrey firefighters responded to four medical calls, one illegal fire and one vehicle unlock. Aubrey police officers responded to one medical call, one domestic disturbance, six traffic calls, two traffic complaints and one vehicle complaint.

Bartonville police officers responded to one suspicious person and two traffic calls.

Double Oak police officers assisted one agency, responded to one animal complaint and two vacation watches.

Hickory Creek police officers responded to one road blockage, made one theft report, responded to 14 traffic calls and reported one vehicle complaint.

Justin firefighters responded to one medical call and one traffic transport. Justin police officers responded to one domestic disturbance and assisted one agency.

Krum firefighters responded to five medical calls and one smoke investigation. Krum police officers responded to two close patrols, one disturbance call, two follow-up investigations, one narcotics call, one suspicious activity, two traffic calls and one medical call.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to three medical calls and one traffic transport.

Lewisville police made 16 arrests.

Oak Point police officers responded to one domestic disturbance call, one follow-up investigation, one harassment report, one ordinance violation, one suspicious vehicle call and one traffic call.

Ponder firefighters responded to one medical call.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to one medical call and assisted one citizen. Pilot Point police officers responded to two close patrol calls, one gas drive-off and one 911 hang up.

Sanger firefighters responded to one medical call, one odor investigation and one traffic transport. Sanger police officers responded to two animal complaints, one criminal trespass, one domestic disturbance, one loose livestock call, met three complainants, responded to one odor investigation, responded to one suspicious vehicle call, one suspicious person call and one road blockage hazard.

— 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.


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