Blotter: Man goes missing on Lewisville Lake

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A 33-year-old Dallas County man went missing on Lewisville Lake on Friday night.

The man — who has yet to be identified — went off a double-decker party boat he was on with his family near The Colony at Pier 121 Marina, Game Warden Daron Blackerby said.

The Mesquite man, Blackerby said, was dining with his family at Dinghy Bar and Grill shortly before the accident.

“Around 9:45 p.m., we got a call that a man was missing,” he said. “A relative had jumped into the waters to try and locate him and wasn’t able to.”

Blackerby said the man wasn’t wearing a life jacket.

Texas Parks and Wildlife, along with Lewisville Fire Department divers, were on scene searching for the man Friday night and Saturday morning.

Officials said the man had yet to be located and they expected to resume their search Saturday evening.

 

Other reports

1800 block of South Interstate 35E Police responded to an area bank Friday afternoon when someone tried to cash a forged check, police said. A bank manager is working with police and the investigation is ongoing. No arrests or charges have been made.

1300 block of Scripture Street A 22-year-old man reported to police that someone had taken his bicycle wheel. According to reports, he alleged someone had removed his wheel from a bicycle he had secured to a communal bike rack at his apartment complex sometime between 10 a.m. Wednesday and 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

 

Round up

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

Fifty-eight people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police posted 11 reports online.

From Sunday, Aug. 25, to Saturday:

Texas Woman’s University police officials responded to 118 calls for service, 13 reports, four escorts, 30 moving violations and made two arrests.

From Sunday, Aug. 25, to Thursday:

University of North Texas police officials made 11 arrests and responded to two medical calls, four vehicle crashes, one criminal trespass warning, one vehicle impound, two K-9 assists, one burglary, one robbery, one assault, three thefts and issued one driving while license invalid citation.

— 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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