Blotter: Former employee, two others face charges

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A former employee of an area grocery store is facing charges of reckless damage after a beer display was destroyed, according to Denton police reports.

Police said the ex-employee and two of his friends entered a store in the 5000 block of Teasley Lane shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday night. A store manager, who didn’t make a report until four days later, called police to report damage to a beer display, police said.

All three suspects have been identified and will be charged for reckless damage as well as being issued a criminal trespass notice, Officer Ryan Grelle said.

 

Other reports

2100 block of Collins Road — Denton County sheriff’s officials were notified that fake checks using the name of an area business without permission are being produced, according to reports.

The report was made Wednesday afternoon and an investigation is pending.

2700 block of Colorado Boulevard — Two men were arrested after being caught trying to break into vehicles at an apartment complex Wednesday, police said. According to reports, officers were contacted after a caller witnessed suspicious activity in the apartment complex parking lot.

When officers arrived, they found a man who first tried to deny any wrongdoing, according to reports. He later said he was there trying to break into vehicles so he could take items and sell them on Craigslist with a friend, police said. The friend, according to police, was later found and had drug paraphernalia in his backpack. The two men were arrested, police said.

 

Roundup

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

•  Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 758 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Forty people were booked into Denton County Jail.

•  Denton police handled 315 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 22 reports online.

•  Denton firefighters responded to 15 medical calls, one vehicle fire, one cooking fire, one fire, one smoke scare, one vehicle accident with injuries and one automatic alarm call.

•  Lewisville police made seven arrests.

Argyle firefighters responded to one grass fire, one traffic transport and two medical calls. Argyle police responded to three ordinance violations, one suspicious activity call and 17 traffic calls.

Aubrey firefighters responded to one controlled-burn fire and two medical calls. Aubrey police officers responded to one domestic disturbance call and one traffic call.

Bartonville police officers responded to one traffic call.

Double Oak firefighters responded to one traffic transport and one vehicle unlock. Double Oak police officers responded to two traffic calls.

Hickory Creek police officers responded to one medical call, two ordinance violations, one reckless driver, one suspicious person, 23 traffic calls, one vehicle complaint and assisted two agencies.

Justin firefighters responded to one medical call and two grass fires. Justin police officers responded to one grass fire.

Krum firefighters responded to one carbon monoxide or hazmat call, one medical call, one vehicle unlock and one inspection. Krum police officers responded to one carbon monoxide or hazmat call, four follow-up investigations and three traffic calls.

Krugerville police officers responded to one follow-up investigation, one domestic disturbance, two suspicious activity calls, one theft report and eight traffic calls.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to one carbon monoxide or hazmat call, one smoke investigation, one structure fire, four medical calls and one vehicle unlock.

Little Elm firefighters responded to one carbon monoxide alarm, one medical call, one grass fire, one structure fire, two traffic transports and one water main break. Little Elm police officers assisted one agency and responded to one assault report, one burglary report, one Child Protective Services referral, one criminal mischief in progress call, one deadly conduct call, four criminal mischief reports, one follow-up investigation, two harassment reports, one noise complaint, six suspicious activity calls, one theft report and 29 traffic calls.

Oak Point police officers responded to one verbal disturbance call, one follow-up investigation, one gunshots-heard call, one suspicious activity call, one theft report, two animal complaints and five traffic calls.

Ponder firefighters responded to one medical call. Ponder police officers responded to two traffic calls and one welfare concern.

Pilot Point firefighters assisted two citizens. Pilot Point police officers responded to one traffic call and one suspicious person.

Sanger firefighters responded to one alarm fire, one medical call and one grass fire. Sanger police responded to one burglary report, one verbal disturbance, two follow-up investigations, one reckless driver, one suspicious person, five traffic calls and assisted two motorists.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to one alarm fire, three medical calls, two inspection calls and one water main break. Trophy Club police officers assisted one agency and responded to two medical calls, one criminal trespass in progress call, one fireworks complaint, one follow-up investigation, one ordinance violation, one suspicious person, six traffic calls and two animal complaints.

— Megan Gray


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