Denton police responded to the 1500 block of South Loop 288 shortly before 10 p.m. Thursday after a mother called and said her little girl was missing.
While police were on their way, the mother realized she had left her daughter in the car for several hours during her shift at work, according to the report.
Upon arrival, officers began searching the area and had the mother contact family members to see if someone might have picked up the 5-year-old. When the mother contacted the girl’s grandfather, he stated he had picked up the girl and she was safe, reports indicate.
Police completed a Child Protective Services referral and an offense report was filed, according to reports.
26700 block of U.S. Highway 380 East — The owner of a salon reported that a 38-year-old woman came into the business Thursday, had a haircut and left without paying, according to sheriff’s reports.
3300 block of Gardenview Circle — Police responded to a report a burglary of a town house Thursday. Police say the resident returned home to discover someone had forced open the back door, entered the residence and then removed more than $700 in cash and jewelry. No arrests have been made.
From 7 a.m. Thursday to 7 a.m. Friday:
- Denton police officers responded to 265 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 21 reports online.
- Denton County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers received 714 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve.
- Denton firefighters responded to 22 medical calls and one police matter and made two public service calls.
The Colony firefighters responded to eight incidents including one motor vehicle accident, one medical call and one smoke or odor removal.
Argyle firefighters responded to two medical calls, one odor investigation and one traffic transport. Argyle police officers responded to six building checks, two close patrol calls, one disturbance call, one stab/gunshot call, one suspicious activity call, one suspicious vehicle call, two vacation watches, two audible alarms and one walk-through.
Aubrey firefighters responded to four medical calls and one structure fire. Aubrey police officers responded to one assault report, one follow-up investigation, one suspicious activity call, one suspicious person call and four traffic calls.
Double Oak firefighters responded to one medical call. Double Oak police officers responded to one administrative duty call, one suspicious vehicle call and six traffic calls.
Hickory Creek police officers assisted three agencies, responded to two medical calls, one welfare concern, one illegal burn, 10 traffic calls and one audible alarm call.
Justin firefighters responded to two medical calls and one structure fire. Justin police officers responded to two traffic calls, one welfare concern and met one complainant.
Krum firefighters responded to one medical call. Krum police officers responded to one animal complaint, three close patrol calls, one found property call, met one complainant and responded to three traffic calls and one walk-through.
Krugerville police officers responded to one follow-up investigation, eight traffic calls and assisted one agency.
Lake Cities firefighters responded to eight medical calls, one structure fire and three traffic incidents.
Lewisville Police Department made nine arrests.
Little Elm firefighters responded to six medical calls, one illegal burn, one carbon monoxide or hazmat call, one structure fire and one traffic transport. Little Elm police officers assisted one agency, met two complainants, assisted one motorist and responded to one abandoned vehicle, one animal complaint, two assault reports, two building checks, one burglary in progress, one criminal trespass in progress, one disturbance call, one structure fire, three follow-up investigations, one harassment report, one intoxicated person, one loose livestock report, two reckless drivers, one suspicious person call, one suspicious vehicle call, 20 traffic calls, two vacation watches and one vehicle complaint.
Oak Point police officers responded to one audible alarm call, one burglary in progress, one criminal mischief report, one follow-up investigation, one ordinance violation, one special patrol call, one suspicious vehicle call and three traffic calls.
Ponder firefighters responded to one traffic incident. Ponder police officers assisted one agency, responded to one loose livestock call, one road block and one traffic call.
Pilot Point firefighters assisted one citizen. Pilot Point police officers responded to 10 traffic calls.
Roanoke firefighters responded to one medical call.
Sanger police officers assisted three agencies and one motorist and responded to one burglary report, one criminal mischief in progress, three criminal trespasses in progress, one criminal trespass report, two follow-up investigations, one suspicious activity call, one suspicious person call, two suspicious vehicle calls and two traffic calls.
Trophy Club firefighters responded to one grass fire and three medical calls. Trophy Club police officers opened one door and responded to 10 administrative duty calls, 12 building checks, 35 close patrol calls, one forgery/fraud call, one road block, one suspicious activity, 25 traffic calls, three vehicle complaints, six walk-throughs, one audible alarm and three animal complaints.
— 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.