Blotter: Sheriff’s deputies probe burglary at area store

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Denton County sheriff’s deputies responded to a burglary in progress Saturday morning.

A man entered the store in the 11600 block of U.S. Highway 380 in Cross Roads, took a deposit bag full of money and left through a side door, according to the deputies’ report.

An investigation is continuing.

 

Other reports

1500 block of Sparrow Lane — Denton County sheriff’s deputies responded to a call about a possible gunshot victim Saturday but discovered when they arrived at about 2:30 a.m. that the man was not injured, but drunk.

He was charged with disorderly conduct, according to the report.

1200 block of Cottonwood Lane — A woman reported to sheriff’s deputies that someone had been stealing her electrical power using an extension cord.

900 block of West Eagle Drive — A woman reported to Denton police that she saw a man jump a fence at a construction site Sunday morning and take a wheelbarrow as well as several other items.

The witness told police the man left in a pickup. Police were able to find the suspect and arrested him on charges of criminal trespass and theft over $500, according to the crime report.

 

Roundup

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

•  Denton police handled 621 service and officer-initiated calls over the weekend and posted 12 reports online from 7 a.m. Sunday to 7 a.m. Monday, including two criminal mischief calls, one graffiti call, three thefts, one criminal trespass, one lost property call, three assaults and one report of interference with emergency call.

•  Denton firefighters responded 67 medical calls, three good-intent calls, three alarms, one accident, one fire, one gas leak and one smoke detector.

•  Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 1,800 service and officer-initiated calls. Eighty people were booked into county jail. Deputies took reports of five thefts, one aggravated assault, one disorderly conduct call, three burglaries, two criminal mischief calls, one fraud, one credit/debit card abuse and one indecent exposure call.

Argyle firefighters responded to one alarm, three medical calls, three fires and one call to unlock a vehicle. Argyle police officers responded to seven administrative duty calls, six agency assists, 27 building checks, one burglary, two close patrols, two disturbance, one call to assist a motorist, one noise complaint, one ordinance violation, one road blockage, one suspicious activity call, 36 traffic calls and two animal complaints.

Aubrey firefighters responded to two medical calls, three fires, and one stabbing or gunshot. Aubrey police officers responded to one administrative duty call, one close patrol, one found property call, two calls to meet complainants, one suspicious activity call, 17 traffic calls and one alarm.

Bartonville police responded to one administrative duty call, three agency assists, one burglary, one reckless driver, six traffic calls, one traffic incident and one alarm.

Corinth police responded to one abandoned vehicle, four agency assists, one arrest, one burglary, one criminal mischief report, five disturbances, one harassment, one indecent exposure call, one juvenile complaint, one loose livestock call, seven requests to assist a motorist, four noise complaints, one open door, two reckless drivers, 76 special patrols, nine suspicious activity calls, one terroristic threat, one theft, 51 traffic calls, 38 vacation watches, three welfare concerns, three traffic incidents, four alarms and 23 animal complaints.

Double Oak police officers responded to three agency assists, one suspicious activity call, 12 traffic calls, one welfare concern, one alarm and one animal complaint.

Hickory Creek police officers responded to one abandoned vehicle, five requests to assist an agency, one assault, one medical call, one gunshot heard, one call to meet a complainant, one suspicious activity call, one theft and 69 traffic calls.

Justin firefighters responded to one traffic incident and two medical calls. Justin police officers responded to one abandoned vehicle, four administrative duty calls, four agency assists, one criminal mischief report, one gunshot heard, one suspicious activity call, one traffic call and one traffic incident.

Krugerville police officers responded to one agency assist, four close patrols, two suspicious activity calls, 39 traffic calls and one animal complaint.

Krum firefighters responded to two medical calls, two traffic incidents and one water main break. Krum police officers responded to two agency assists, two burglaries, one criminal mischief report, two disturbances, one harassment report, one noise complaint, one ordinance violation, one reckless driver, one theft, 15 traffic calls, one welfare concern and one alarm.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to one assault, 12 medical calls, two requests to assist a citizen, one fire and one traffic incident.

Little Elm firefighters responded to 11 medical calls, three requests to assist a citizen, one disturbance, one fire department inspection, four fires, one traffic call, one traffic incident and one request to unlock a vehicle. Little Elm police officers responded to six administrative duty calls, one assault, eight building checks, five burglaries, one Child Protective Services referral, one criminal mischief call, two criminal trespass calls, 10 disturbances, one fire, two found properties, four gunshots heard, one harassment report, one juvenile complaint, three calls to meet complainants, three requests to assist a motorist, five noise complaints, one prisoner transfer, one medical call, three road blockages, one solicitor complaint, six suspicious activity calls, one theft, 45 traffic calls, three vehicle complaints, six welfare concerns, five traffic incidents, three alarms and 12 animal complaints.

Oak Point firefighters responded to one assault, one fire and one loose livestock call. Oak Point police officers responded to one abandoned vehicle, one agency assist, three thefts, one burglary, two disturbances, one emergency message, one found property call, one loose livestock call, one noise complaint, one open door, one road blockage, 13 traffic calls, two vehicle complaints, one alarm and two animal complaints.

Ponder firefighters responded to one fire and two traffic incidents. Ponder police officers responded to one harassment report and one welfare concern.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to four medical calls, two requests to assist a citizen, three fires, one traffic incident and one request to unlock a vehicle. Pilot Point police officers responded to one agency assist, three close patrols, two criminal mischief reports, two disturbances, one fireworks complaint, one call to meet complainant, nine traffic calls, one traffic incident, one alarm and two animal complaints.

Sanger firefighters responded to five medical calls, one alarm, three fires and three traffic incidents. Sanger police officers responded to one abandoned vehicle, two administrative duty calls, one agency assist, four alarms, one burglary, three medical calls, two criminal mischief reports, one disturbance, two requests to meet a complainant, one missing person, two requests to assist a motorist, one narcotics call, one noise complaint, one open door, three reckless drivers, one suspicious person, four traffic calls, two vehicle complaints, one welfare concern, four traffic incidents and five 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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