Blotter: Police investigate threats reported by young woman

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A 19-year-old Denton woman reported someone threatened to blow up her home in the 1700 block of Redwood Place recently.

Police said the woman reported someone kept calling her with threats to beat up her boyfriend and blow up her house. After investigation, police said the woman has never met the caller and has only spoken to him over the phone.

Reports show police determined the woman does not know if the caller might actually show up at her home.

 

Other reports

1700 block of South Loop 288 — On Thursday night, a customer at a fast-food restaurant used counterfeit money to purchase food, police reports show.

On Friday morning, police responded to a forgery call after an employee notified police.

The employee told police that once the customer tried to pay for his food with the fake bill, the bill was retained and placed in the safe.

400 block of North Loop 288 — A 21-year-old Denton man was arrested after a dispute with his girlfriend Friday, records show. Police said the 20-year-old girlfriend called police and told the dispatcher her boyfriend was having an “episode” and refused to leave her apartment.

Upon officers’ arrival, the boyfriend told police that he took the phone away from his girlfriend as she tried to call 911 because he didn’t want to go to jail. The boyfriend was charged with interference with an emergency call and taken to the city jail.

Roundup

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

Fifty-nine people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police posted 16 reports online.

From July 21 to Saturday:

Texas Woman’s University police responded to 59 calls for service, wrote 11 reports, made three escorts, issued 20 moving violations and made seven arrests.

From Sunday, July 21, to Thursday:

University of North Texas police made one public intoxication arrest, two driving while intoxicated arrests, issued three driving while license suspended citations and responded to one medical call, four theft calls, one felony theft and made one possession of a controlled substance arrest, one possession of marijuana arrest, one outside agency warrant arrest and one driving while intoxicated and possession of controlled substance arrest.

— Megan Gray

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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