Blotter: Report: Man flees scene after traffic stop

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Denton police said a man evaded arrest over a traffic violation Tuesday night.

Reports show officers attempted to stop a white, 1997 model GMX Jimmy in the 1900 block of South Interstate 35E for a traffic violation. Police said the vehicle started to pull over, then fled the scene.

Later that night, police said a resident in the 3800 block of Waterford Way reported the same vehicle abandoned in their driveway.

According to reports, officers towed the vehicle and placed a hold on it for further investigation. Police have not found the driver.


Other reports

2100 block of Laney Road — Sheriff’s deputies responded to a theft of property report Wednesday morning.

According to reports, 500 feet of steel pipe was allegedly stolen from the area.

Officials say the pipe was worth between $500 and $1,500.

2700 block West University Drive — Denton police are investigating an alleged theft after an employee of a fast-food restaurant was sent to the bank to make a deposit that reportedly never cleared the bank.

Reports show the business told police the deposit was sent with the employee on May 3.

On May 13, police said the business discovered the bank did not receive the deposit.



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

Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 666 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Forty people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police handled 268 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 26 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to 24 medical calls, one vehicle accident and one water evacuation.

Argyle firefighters responded to one fire alarm. Argyle police assisted one agency, one motorist and responded to one assault, one auto theft, two roadblocks and 12 traffic calls.

Aubrey firefighters responded to one carbon monoxide call, one structure fire, two electrical fires, one traffic accident and two medical calls. Aubrey police responded to one loose livestock call, one narcotic call and one traffic accident.

Bartonville police responded to two road blocks, one suspicious person call, six traffic calls and one welfare concern.

Corinth police responded to one deadly conduct call, one burglary, one fraud, one reckless driver, three suspicious activity calls, 11 traffic calls, five welfare concerns and one traffic accident.

Double Oak police responded to six traffic calls.

Hickory Creek police assisted one agency and responded to one odor investigation, two suspicious activity calls, one theft report, one traffic accident and one animal complaint.

Justin firefighters responded to one structure fire and one traffic accident. Justin police responded to one harassment call and one traffic report.

Krum firefighters responded to one medical call. Krum police responded to one criminal mischief call, two theft calls, five traffic calls and assisted one agency and one motorist.

Krugerville police assisted one agency and responded to one traffic accident.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to one fire alarm, one odor investigation, one traffic accident and five medical calls.

Little Elm firefighters responded to one fire alarm, two structure fires, six medical calls and one traffic accident. Little Elm police responded to one medical call, one assault report, one criminal mischief report, one domestic disturbance, one intoxicated person, one loose livestock call, one missing person, one theft report, four traffic calls, one animal complaint and one traffic transport incident.

Lewisville police made 10 arrests.

Oak Point police responded to one domestic disturbance, 12 traffic calls, one animal complaint and assisted one motorist.

Ponder firefighters responded to two medical calls. Ponder police responded to one burglary, one theft and one medical call.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to two medical calls. Pilot Point police responded to one harassment call, one reckless driver, one roadblock, one traffic call and one animal complaint.

Sanger firefighters responded to one medical call and assisted one citizen. Sanger police assisted one agency and responded to one disturbance call, one fraud call, three suspicious activity calls, four traffic calls, one welfare concern and one traffic transport.

The Colony firefighters responded to seven medical calls and one motor vehicle accident.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to one medical call. Trophy Club responded to one burglary report, one noise complaint, one fraud report, four ordinance violations, one theft, three traffic calls and one animal complaint.

— Megan Gray


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