Blotter: Deputies investigate report of stolen wire

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Denton County sheriff’s deputies responded to a call of electrical wires stolen from a home in the 12900 block of Helen Road on Sunday.

The wire, taken from a home that’s under construction, is valued at $4,000, according to the crime report.

 

Other reports

2400 block of Stockbridge Road — Four boys sprayed a fire extinguisher all over a foyer, staircase and vehicles in the parking lot of an apartment complex Sunday evening, according to a Denton police report.

Police contacted the boys and their parents, the report stated.

900 block of Swift Drive — A man reported to sheriff’s deputies that someone stole two clarinets from his vehicle during the night Friday.

The clarinets are valued at $4,100, according to the crime report.

The man told police his vehicle was unlocked.

6600 block of Spring Branch Drive — A man reported to sheriff’s deputies that a tow truck driver stole the key to one of his vehicles Saturday.

 

Roundup

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

• Denton police handled 816 service and officer-initiated calls over the weekend and posted 12 reports online from 7 a.m. Sunday to 7 a.m. Monday, including three criminal mischief reports, two burglaries, one fraud, two harassment reports, one assault, one report of driving with a suspended license, one report of evading arrest and one failure to identify a fugitive.

•  Denton firefighters responded to five accidents, 52 medical calls, nine alarms, three public service calls, six good intent calls, two police matters, two fires, one special type of incident, two smoke detectors, one call about an electrical wiring or equipment problem and one call to assist an invalid.

•  Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 1,816 service and officer-initiated calls. Deputies took reports of three criminal mischief calls, three thefts and two burglaries. Ninety-eight people were booked into county jail.

Argyle firefighters responded to one alarm, three medical calls, one carbon monoxide or hazmat call, one fire, one smoke investigation and two traffic incidents. Argyle police officers responded to seven administrative duty calls, one call to assist an agency, 31 building checks, 14 close patrols, two calls to meet complainants, three motorist assists, one open door, one ordinance violation, two solicitor complaints, three suspicious activity calls, 35 traffic calls, one walk-through, two welfare concerns, three traffic incidents and one alarm.

Aubrey firefighters responded to two alarms, 14 medical calls, three disturbances, three fires, two road blockages and one vehicle unlock. Aubrey police officers responded to one assault, one medical call, one reckless driver, one road blockage, two suspicious activity calls, 11 traffic calls, one vehicle unlock and one welfare concern.

Bartonville police responded to one reckless driver, one road blockage, one suspicious activity call, nine traffic calls and one traffic incident.

Corinth police responded to one abandoned vehicle, five administrative duty calls, 10 calls to assist agencies, one assault, three criminal mischief reports, two criminal trespass reports, four disturbances, three follow-up investigations, one harassment, one loose livestock, one call to meet complainant, three motorist assists, one medical call, two road blockages, 138 special patrols, five suspicious activity calls, two thefts, 39 traffic calls, 72 vacation watches, three vehicle complaints, 36 walk-through calls, three welfare concerns, three traffic incidents, one alarm and 12 animal complaints.

Double Oak firefighters responded to one medical call. Double Oak police officers responded to one administrative duty call, two calls to assist agencies, one motorist assist, 14 traffic calls, one traffic complaint and one alarm.

Hickory Creek police officers responded to two administrative duty calls, seven agency assists, one burglary, two follow-up investigations, one found property call, one loose livestock report, one noise complaint, two ordinance violations, one road blockage, two suspicious activity calls, two thefts, 43 traffic calls, one welfare concern, two traffic incidents and one alarm.

Justin firefighters responded to four medical calls and two fires. Justin police officers responded to one administrative duty call, one agency assist, one disturbance, one follow-up investigation, one juvenile complaint, one loose livestock, one call to meet complainant, one reckless driver, one theft, four traffic calls, two traffic incidents, two alarms and one animal complaint.

Krugerville police officers responded to one follow-up investigation, one gun shot heard, one juvenile custody call, two suspicious activity calls, 27 traffic calls, two alarms and two animal complaints.

Krum firefighters responded to two medical calls, four traffic incidents and two calls to unlock vehicles. Krum police officers responded to one agency assist, four close patrols, three disturbances, four follow-up investigations, one gas drive off, two motorist assists, one noise complaint, nine traffic calls and one traffic incident.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to 13 medical calls, one carbon monoxide or hazmat call, two citizen assists, one fire and one traffic incident.

Little Elm firefighters responded to six medical calls, two alarms, one assault and two fires. Little Elm police officers responded to one abandoned vehicle, three administrative duty calls, three agency assists, one assault report, five building checks, three burglaries, three close patrols, two criminal mischief reports, fire disturbances, one escort, six follow-up investigations, two reports of gun shots heard, one harassment report, one juvenile complaint, one kidnapping, seven calls to meet complainants, one missing person, two noise complaints, one ordinance violation, two prisoner transfers, four reckless drivers, one road blockage, 16 suspicious activity calls, two thefts, 36 traffic calls, four vehicle complaints, 16 walk-through calls, three welfare concerns, three traffic incidents, nine alarms and two animal complaints.

Oak Point firefighters responded to two disturbances, three fires and two medical calls. Oak Point police officers responded to one administrative duty call, one agency assist, one alarm, one assault, two disturbances, three follow-up investigations, two medical calls, five calls to meet complainants, seven ordinance violations, one reckless driver, six suspicious activity calls, 13 traffic calls and one animal complaint.

Ponder firefighters responded to one citizen assist, one medical call, one fire and two traffic incidents. Ponder police officers responded to two follow-up investigations and one traffic call.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to one alarm, eight medical calls, one citizen assist, two fires, three traffic incidents and two calls to unlock vehicles. Pilot Point police officers responded to one agency assist, one disturbance, one follow-up investigation, one report of gun shots heard, one motorist assist, one noise complaint, one road blockage, three suspicious activity calls, eight traffic calls, three traffic incidents, two alarms and two animal complaints.

Sanger firefighters responded to one alarm, 14 medical calls, one traffic incident and one water main break. Sanger police officers responded to two administrative duty calls, four calls to assist agencies, one alarm, two thefts, three medical calls, three burglaries, three criminal mischief reports, two disturbances, one fight in progress, two follow-up investigations, one harassment, one loose livestock report, three calls to meet complainants, two motorist assists, one narcotics call, one ordinance violation, four suspicious activity calls, eight traffic calls, three welfare concerns, one traffic incident and six animal complaints.

— Rachel Mehlhaff

 

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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