Blotter: Woman reports scam

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A 74-year-old woman alleged she was scammed into thinking she won a vehicle from Publisher’s Clearing House on Thursday night.

According to police reports, the woman met with an officer in the station’s lobby for a fraud report.

The woman told police someone scammed her out of $493 after telling her she won a vehicle from the sweepstakes company.

No arrests have been made, according to reports.

 

Other reports

17700 block of U.S. Highway 380 — A Texas flag was reported missing from a business Thursday evening.

According to Denton County sheriff’s reports, a man reported the flag missing at 6:22 p.m. from the front of his workplace.

A theft of property report was filed. The value of the flag was not listed.

 

Roundup

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

•  Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 799 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Sixty-one people were booked into Denton County Jail.

•  Denton police officers responded to 357 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 13 online reports.

•  Denton firefighters responded to 19 medical calls, two police matters, one rubbish fire, four service calls and one good-intent call.

•  Lewisville police arrested 11 people.

The Colony firefighters responded to nine medical calls, one smoke scare, one rubbish fire call, one agency assist, one motor vehicle accident and one alarm system activation.

Argyle firefighters responded to one fall and one traffic transport. Argyle police officers assisted one agency, responded to 20 traffic calls, one animal complaint and one traffic transport.

Aubrey firefighters responded to four medical calls, one illegal burn and one traffic transport. Aubrey police officers assisted two agencies and responded to two suspicious activity calls, nine traffic calls, one traffic complaint, one traffic transport and one animal complaint.

Bartonville police officers responded to one traffic call.

Double Oak firefighters responded to one medical alarm. Double Oak police officers responded to one traffic call.

Hickory Creek police officers assisted one agency and responded to two follow-up investigations, one reckless driver, one traffic transport and eight traffic calls.

Highland Village firefighters responded to one medical call.

Justin firefighters responded to one grass fire. Justin police officer responded to one suspicious vehicle call.

Krum firefighters responded to three medical calls. Krum police officers assisted one agency and responded to six traffic calls, one follow-up investigation, one medical call, one welfare complaint and one vehicle complaint.

Krugerville police officers responded to one follow-up investigation, assisted one motorist and responded to one theft report, 11 traffic calls and two vehicle complaints.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to 10 medical calls, one welfare concern, one carbon monoxide or hazmat call and one panic alarm call.

Little Elm firefighters responded to seven medical calls and two carbon monoxide or hazmat calls. Little Elm police officers responded to one burglary in progress, one carbon monoxide or hazmat call, two criminal mischief reports, two follow-up investigations, one harassment report, one missing person report, one narcotics call, five suspicious activity calls, two theft reports, one warrant service, one traffic transport, seven animal complaints and four welfare concerns.

Oak Point police officers responded to one audible alarm call, one suspicious vehicle call, three traffic calls, one vehicle compliant and one animal complaint.

Ponder police officers responded to two traffic calls.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to one medical call and one vehicle unlock. Pilot Point police officers responded to one domestic disturbance call, one suspicious vehicle call, six traffic calls and one vehicle complaint.

Sanger firefighters responded to one medical call, assisted one citizen and responded to one water main break and one welfare concern. Sanger police officers responded to one medical call, one follow-up investigation, one road block, two suspicious vehicles, one theft report, six traffic calls and one welfare concern.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to one medical call. Trophy Club police officers responded to one follow-up investigation, two ordinance violations, one road block, one suspicious vehicle call, eight traffic calls, one welfare concern, one animal complaint and one medical call.

— 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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