Blotter: Car gets stuck on tracks; driver charged with DWI

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On Saturday, a caller reported an accident at 9:08 p.m. near the intersection of West Daugherty and North Locust streets and stated that a driver lost control of his vehicle and got stuck on the train tracks.

Officers notified railroad authorities about the car on the tracks to warn any oncoming trains.

According to the police report, the caller told police that the driver got out of his vehicle and was stumbling around the area, appearing disoriented, according to the officer’s report.

When the officer arrived on the scene, he interrogated the driver and concluded that the driver was intoxicated.

The officer arrested the man and charged him with driving while intoxicated, possession of marijuana and cocaine and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.


Other Reports

3000 block of Fallmeadow Street — A mother reported at 10:18 a.m. Sunday that her son was assaulted by two males and two females after they stole his earphones.

The mother told police that one of the males allegedly stole the earphones from her son, according to the police report.

The mother’s son then told police that he was assaulted by the suspect’s siblings after trying to retrieve his stolen earphones, according to the officer’s report.

No arrests were made and the case is still open, according to the report.

600 West Eagle Drive — An officer responding to a noise complaint knocked on the door of the residence and was told to enter by someone within the residence.

The officer opened the door and noticed several items he considered to be drug paraphernalia in plain view.

The officer asked the resident if the items belonged to him and he said yes, according to the police report.

The officer took possession of all the items and issued the resident a citation for possession of drug paraphernalia.

— John D. Harden


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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