Blotter: Cattle reported missing from pasture in county

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Denton County sheriff’s deputies responded Wednesday to a possible cattle theft off Angus Road near Eakin Cemetery Road.

The owner of a cattle company reported that he had 10 cows and two calves in a pasture at that location and had last seen them seven days ago.

The owner said someone had cut the five-strand barbed wire fence on the far east side of the pasture.

Taken were 10 black Angus cows, valued at $1,400 each, and two calves, valued at $500 each. The cows have white ear tags numbered on one side and marked by owners on the other side. Photographs were taken to help track the missing livestock, deputies said.

 

Other reports

West U.S. Highway 380 and Jackson Road — A Denton County sheriff’s deputy responded to a road construction site where a company reported the theft of 180 gallons of diesel fuel valued at $549.

According to reports, taken were: more than 60 gallons of fuel from a dirt packer; 75 gallons of fuel from a large excavator; and 45 gallons of fuel from a pavement roller.There are no suspects at this time, according to reports.

A padlock that had secured one fuel tank had been taken, officials said. The theft is believed to have occurred between Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.

12000 block of Wind Surf — Denton County sheriff’s deputies responded to theft call Wednesday that 22 squares of shingles had gone missing sometime between Friday and Saturday. After the homebuilder discovered the shingles missing, he received another call Wednesday that 14 more shingles went missing.

The homebuilder told a deputy that he plans to secure all building materials.

 

Roundup

From 7 a.m. Wednesday to 7 a.m. Thursday:

•  Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 660 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Forty-two people were booked into the county jail.

Argyle firefighters responded to one welfare concern. Argyle police responded to one auto theft in progress, five building checks, two follow-up investigations, 18 traffic calls, three vacation watches and two welfare concern reports.

Aubrey firefighters responded to three medical calls and one structure fire. Aubrey police officers handled one follow-up investigation, one harassment report, one traffic call and one welfare concern.

Bartonville police officers responded to one agency assist, one theft in progress and two traffic calls.

Double Oak police assisted one agency, responded to one suspicious vehicle call, met one complainant, responded to eight traffic calls and handled two vacation watches.

Hickory Creek police responded to one abandoned vehicle, one animal complaint, met one complainant, responded to one suspicious vehicle call, one welfare concern and 12 traffic calls.

Justin firefighters responded to one medical call. Justin police met one complainant.

Krum firefighters responded to two medical calls. Krum police officers responded to one animal complaint, assisted one agency, responded to one close patrol, escorted one funeral, responded to two follow-up investigations, issued one harassment report and responded to one narcotics call and seven traffic calls.

Krugervillepolice responded to one open door call, assisted one agency, met one complainant and responded to one suspicious vehicle and eight traffic calls.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to four medical calls, one vehicle unlock and two structure fires.

Lewisville police made nine arrests.

Little Elm firefighters responded to one carbon monoxide alarm, one alarm fire, four structure fires and one medical call. Little Elm police officers responded to one abandoned vehicle, assisted one agency and handled four animal complaints, three building checks, three close patrols, one criminal mischief in progress and two disturbance calls, met one complainant, assisted one motorist and responded to four noise complaints, one ordinance violation, one reckless driver, one road blockage, five suspicious vehicles, one terroristic threat report, one theft report, 16 traffic calls , four warrant service calls, four vacation watches and 11 walkthroughs.

Oak Point firefighters responded to one structure fire. Oak Point police officers responded two animal complaints, one follow-up investigation, one suspicious vehicle and two traffic calls.

Ponder firefighters responded to one medical call.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to one inspection and one structure fire. Pilot Point police officers responded to one animal complaint, one fraud report, two close patrols and two traffic reports.

Roanoke firefighters responded to one structure fire.

Sanger firefighters responded to one unknown fire, one vehicle fire and one traffic transport. Sanger police responded to one agency assist, one criminal trespass in progress, one audible alarm, three animal complaints, one vehicle fire, one follow-up investigation, two medical calls, one suspicious person call, one suspicious vehicle call, three traffic calls, one welfare concern, one traffic complaint and assisted one motorist.

The Colony firefighters responded to one structure fire.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to one structure. Trophy Club police officers responded to one animal complaint, three building checks, 22 close patrol calls, two suspicious activity calls, one suspicious vehicle call, nine traffic calls and four walkthroughs.

— 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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