Blotter: Police arrest man after fight in parking lot

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Denton police arrested a 23-year-old man after a fight in a parking lot Wednesday night.

The fight, according to reports, was in the 200 block of South Avenue G shortly before 9 p.m.

After officers arrived on the scene and made contact with the victim, a 36-year-old man, and witnesses, police said the other individual involved fled on foot toward Louise Street.

According to reports, the victim was assaulted by the suspect as he was getting out of his car. The victim, reports show, suffered a small cut over the left eye, a large knot on the left temple and the left eye swollen shut.

Police said the victim refused medical attention.

Ryan Grelle, police spokesman, said officers were able to locate the suspect after a search and charged him with assault causing bodily injury.

Records show the suspect also has an immigration hold.


Other reports

1400 block of Danielle Creek Drive — Sheriff’s officials responded to a terroristic threat call late Wednesday.

According to reports, deputies responded at 11:27 a.m. to a victim who reported someone had just threatened to kill him.

1700 block of Forsythe Drive — According to sheriff’s reports, a man said Wednesday morning that someone stole a check from his mailbox.

Officials said the victim alleged the person changed the payee on the check and used it at an area store on Tuesday.



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

Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 826 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Forty-four people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police handled 418 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 33 reports online.

Denton fire reports were not available at press time.

Argyle firefighters responded to one medical call, one structure fire and one traffic transport incident. Argyle police responded to one reckless driver, five traffic calls, two traffic accidents and assisted two motorists.

Aubrey firefighters responded to five medical calls, one carbon monoxide call, one down power line, two roadblocks, two traffic transport incidents and unlocked three vehicles. Aubrey police assisted one agency and responded to 10 burglary reports, one medical call and one traffic call.

Bartonville police assisted one agency.

Corinth police assisted one agency, one motorist and responded to one ordinance violation, two suspicious activity calls, 20 traffic calls, one traffic accident, six animal complaints and one criminal mischief report.

Double Oak firefighters responded to one structure fire. Double Oak police assisted two agencies.

Flower Mound firefighters responded to one structure fire, one public nuisance call and one traffic accident.

Hickory Creek police assisted one agency, two motorists and responded to two thefts, 13 traffic calls, two animal complaints and one traffic accident.

Justin firefighters responded to one medical call and one structure fire. Justin police assisted two agencies and responded to one harassment report, one suspicious activity call, one theft report and one traffic accident.

Krum police officers responded to one roadblock, 16 traffic calls, one suspicious activity call and one traffic transport incident.

Krugerville police assisted three agencies and responded to four traffic calls.

Lake Cities responded to one fire, two traffic transport incidents and three medical calls.

Little Elm firefighters responded to one alarm fire, four medical calls and assisted one citizen. Little Elm police responded to two agencies, one motorist and responded to one Child Protective Services referral, one criminal mischief call, one verbal disturbance, two noise complaints, two roadblocks, six suspicious activity calls, two theft reports, 24 traffic calls, one traffic transport incident and four animal complaints.

Lewisville police department made 13 arrests.

Oak Point firefighters responded to one traffic transport incident. Oak Point police responded to eight traffic calls, one traffic transport incident and two animal complaints.

Ponder police responded to one suspicious person call, one welfare concern and one animal complaint.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to one structure fire, five roadblocks and one medical call. Pilot Point police responded to one illegal dumping call, four roadblocks, two suspicious activity calls and two theft reports.

Sanger firefighters responded to one medical call and two road blocks. Sanger police responded to four roadblocks, two traffic calls, one traffic accident and one animal complaint.

The Colony firefighters responded to three medical and four smoke calls.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to one alarm fire, two medical calls and assisted one citizen. Trophy Club police responded to one burglary in progress, one Child Protective Services call, one disturbance call, one reckless driver, seven ordinance violations, one medical call, one suspicious vehicle, four traffic calls, five animal complaints and assisted one motorist.

— Megan Gray


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