Blotter: Two men charged with aggravated kidnapping

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Denton police charged two men with aggravated kidnapping in the 2700 block of West University Drive on Monday, reports state.

Police said officers were dispatched to a person with a knife call at about 8 p.m. Monday. According to reports, dispatch alerted officers arriving on the scene that at least one man was being held against his will by two men.

The victim, according to police, stated the two suspects were parked in front of a store on University Drive holding him and his friend against their will in a green Ford Focus.

When officers arrived on scene, the two suspects were detained and charged with aggravated kidnapping, said police. A third person at the scene was brought in for outstanding warrants, Officer Ryan Grelle said.

 

Other reports

200 block of West Windsor Drive — A 30-year-old woman alleged she was assaulted Monday night, Denton police said. Police records show that once confronted by the suspect, a knife was pulled on her and her boyfriend. After the assault, the suspect rode off on his bicycle, according to reports.

2000 block of South Corinth Parkway — A passersby noticed a dead body near a creek on a Sunday morning drive, police said. Capt. Greg Wilkerson with the Corinth Police Department, said an elderly man was found dead near a creek adjacent to the south side of the police station. “His body was not on police property,” Wilkerson said. The 65-year-old man died of a gunshot wound to the left side of his head, according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office. Wilkerson said the investigation is complete and it was determined the man was suffering from medical conditions and committed suicide.

11100 block of Eakin Cemetery Road — Denton County sheriff’s deputies responded to a theft of property call Monday afternoon. According to reports, someone allegedly broke into the donation container at a cemetery and took the donation money, reports show.

 

Roundup

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

Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 881 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Forty-two people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police handled 226 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 28 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to 22 medical calls, one electrical short, one smoke scare, two motor vehicle accidents with no injuries, one good intent call, one excessive burn and one accident with injuries.

Argyle firefighters responded to five medical calls, two traffic accidents and assisted one citizen. Argyle police assisted one motorist and responded to one criminal mischief in progress, one reckless driver, one suspicious person, 13 traffic calls, one traffic transport incident and one abandoned vehicle.

Aubrey firefighters responded to two medical calls. Aubrey police responded to one disturbance call, two suspicious vehicles and seven traffic calls.

Bartonville police assisted one agency and responded to one burglary in progress and four traffic calls.

Corinth police assisted two agencies, one motorist and responded to one burglary in progress, two disturbance calls, one loose livestock call, one ordinance violation, one person with a gun, one prowler, one reckless driver, four suspicious activity calls, 34 traffic calls, one welfare concern, four animal complaints and one traffic accident.

Double Oak firefighters responded to two medical calls and one water main break. Double Oak police responded to one traffic call.

Flower Mound police responded to one ordinance violation.

Hickory Creek police responded to one abandoned vehicle, one disturbance call, one harassment report, one intoxicated person, one reckless driver, two road blocks, 51 traffic calls and assisted one motorist.

Justin firefighters responded to one medical call and one entrapment call. Justin police assisted one agency and responded to one welfare concern and one suspicious vehicle.

Krum firefighters responded to one grass fire. Krum police responded to one theft report, seven traffic calls, one vehicle complaint, one welfare concern, one criminal mischief report and one animal complaint.

Krugerville assisted one agency, one motorist and responded to eight traffic calls.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to one alarm fire, three medical calls and one traffic transport incident.

Little Elm firefighters responded to two medical calls and one controlled burn. Little Elm police responded to one burglary in progress, two burglary reports, one criminal mischief report, one missing person, one noise complaint, one ordinance violation, one theft report, nine traffic calls, one medical call and two traffic accidents.

Lewisville police made eight arrests.

Oak Point police responded to one suspicious activity call and 11 traffic calls.

Ponder police responded to one assault report, two traffic calls and one welfare concern.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to one alarm fire. Pilot Point police responded to one burglary report, one traffic call and one reckless driver.

Sanger firefighters responded to five medical calls, one grass fire and one smoke investigation. Sanger police assisted two agencies, one motorist and responded to one disturbance call, one smoke investigation, three medical calls, two road blocks, one terroristic threat report, one welfare concern and one animal complaint.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to two medical calls, one grass fire, two smoke investigations and unlocked one vehicle. Trophy Club police assisted one agency and responded to one smoke investigation, two ordinance violations, 11 traffic calls and one vehicle complaint.

— Megan Gray

 


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