Blotter: Plumber reports store’s loss of 60 feet of copper pipe

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A plumber working on a new store in a shopping center in the 2600 block of West University Drive reported Tuesday morning that someone removed 60 feet of copper pipe during a burglary, police said.

The building, according to police reports, is under construction and wasn’t locked. The plumber told police that he had put copper pipe in the ceiling, which is 16 feet high, and someone cut and removed the pipe.

 

Other reports

100 block of Williams Street — A 24-year-old woman tried to flee from Denton police shortly before 2 p.m. Tuesday, according to police reports. Police said an officer attempted to stop her for an expired inspection sticker but she refused to stop. A warrant was obtained for her arrest.

2400 block of Interstate 35E — Police responded to a telepone report Tuesday that someone had used a counterfeit check to purchase merchandise. The check was collected and placed into evidence, police said.

 

Roundup

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

Denton County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers handled 785 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Forty people were booked into the Denton County Jail.

Denton police handled 255 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 22 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to 19 medical calls, one bomb scare with no bomb, one smoke scare, one vehicle accident with injuries, two calls for public service and two requests to assist an agency.

Argyle firefighters responded to one illegal burn and four medical calls and assisted one citizen. Argyle police responded to two reports of suspicious activity and 29 traffic calls.

Aubrey firefighters responded to one fire alarm, one carbon monoxide or hazardous materials call and three medical calls. Aubrey police assisted two agencies and responded to one traffic incident and eight traffic calls.

Bartonville police responded to three traffic calls and assisted one agency.

Double Oak firefighters responded to one medical call. Double Oak police assisted one agency and responded to one medical call and six traffic calls.

Hickory Creek police responded to one report of criminal mischief, two road blockages, 14 traffic calls, one medical call, one welfare check and one traffic incident.

Justin firefighters responded to three medical calls. Justin police assisted one agency and responded to one theft and two medical calls.

Krum firefighters unlocked one vehicle. Krum police responded to one disturbance and one traffic call.

Krugerville police assisted one agency and two motorists and responded to one traffic incident and four traffic calls.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to seven medical calls, one vehicle fire, one traffic incident and one locked vehicle.

Little Elm firefighters responded to seven medical calls, one disturbance and one odor investigation. Little Elm police responded to two burglary reports, one Child Protective Services referral, one report of criminal mischief, two disturbances, one report of fraud, one case of harassment, one missing person, one request to assist a motorist, one narcotics call, three reckless drivers, two reports of suspicious activity, one theft, 13 traffic calls, one welfare check and three animal complaints.

Lewisville police made 14 arrests and responded to one civil service call.

Oak Point firefighters responded to one disturbance. Oak Point police responded to one disturbance, one report of harassment, one suspicious vehicle and six traffic calls.

Ponder police responded to two traffic calls and assisted one motorist.

Pilot Point police assisted one agency and responded to one report of criminal mischief, two traffic calls and one animal complaint.

Roanoke firefighters responded to one medical call and one structure fire.

Sanger firefighters responded to two medical calls, one vehicle fire and one request to assist a citizen. Sanger police assisted one agency, one motorist and one citizen and responded to two reckless drivers, one road blockage, one suspicious vehicle, seven traffic calls and one animal complaint.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to one medical call and one structure fire. Trophy Club police responded to one Child Protective Services referral, one disturbance, one structure fire, three reports of suspicious activity, 13 traffic calls and three animal complaints.

— Megan Gray

 


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