Blotter: Woman reports man tried to take her car

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A woman in the 2700 block of Virginia Circle told police she was in her car early Monday morning when she was approached by a man who said he needed the vehicle and showed her a gun.

The woman refused to give up her car, but the man took the keys and left the scene, according to the police report.

The suspect was described as about 6 feet tall with dreadlocks and wearing baggy shorts, officials said.

Other reports

600 block of Dallas Drive — A woman told police Monday that she received a call from a man trying to get workers’ compensation who made threatening statements that he was “going to get a gun and start shooting people” at his former employer’s place of business and his employer’s insurance company, a police report states.

The man became frustrated when he said he wasn’t getting any help with his workers’ compensation claim, according to the police report. The woman who took the call told police she did not know where the suspect was working when he was injured.

900 block of Willowwood Street — An apartment owner told police Monday that there was a truck parked outside that had not moved in at least two months.

According to reports, police ran the license plates and discovered that the vehicle had been reported stolen to the Garland Police Department.

Roundup

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

Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 844 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Twenty-seven people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police handled 277 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 16 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to 13 medical calls, three motor vehicle accidents, one cooking fire, one outside rubbish fire and one gas leak.

Argyle firefighters responded to one medical call and one request to unlock a vehicle. Argyle police assisted with one abandoned vehicle and one road blockage hazard.

Aubrey firefighters responded to two medical calls, one structure fire, one smoke investigation and one request to unlock a vehicle. Aubrey police responded to one report of suspicious activity and one structure fire.

Bartonville police responded to three traffic incidents.

Corinth police responded to two abandoned vehicles, assisted one motorist and responded to two disturbance calls, one report of forgery/fraud, one roadblock, two suspicious vehicles, one suspicious activity report, two theft reports, five traffic transport incidents and five animal complaints.

Double Oak firefighters assisted with one medical incident. Police responded to two verbal disturbance calls.

Hickory Creek police responded to one burglary report, one forgery/fraud call, one traffic transport incident and one animal complaint and assisted two motorists.

Justin firefighters responded to two medical calls, one hay fire and one vehicle fire. Police responded to one verbal disturbance and one vehicle fire.

Krum firefighters responded to one fire alarm, one hay fire and one traffic transport incident. Krum police assisted two agencies and responded to one report of suspicious activity and one animal complaint.

Krugerville police assisted one agency and responded to one report of an open door.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to four medical calls, one structure fire, one assault and three traffic transport incidents.

Little Elm firefighters responded to five medical calls, one structure fire and one traffic transport incident. Little Elm police responded to one abandoned vehicle, five burglary reports, one vehicle fire, one hunting complaint, one missing person report, one suspicious person report, two suspicious vehicles, one theft, one medical call, two animal complaints, three traffic transport incidents, 11 traffic calls and one welfare concern and assisted two motorists.

Northlake police responded to two burglary reports.

Oak Point firefighters responded to one unknown fire and one vehicle fire. Oak Point police assisted one agency and responded to one ordinance violation, one suspicious vehicle report and one welfare concern.

Ponder firefighters responded to one fire alarm, one hay fire and one traffic transport incident. Ponder police assisted one agency.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to one vehicle fire and one request to unlock a vehicle. Pilot Point assisted one agency and responded to one request to unlock a vehicle.

Sanger firefighters responded to two medical calls, one hay fire and one structure fire. Sanger police responded to two disturbances, two reckless driver calls, one suspicious vehicle report and one vehicle complaint.

The Colony firefighters responded to one structure fire.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to one entrapment call. Trophy Club police responded to one criminal mischief report, one disturbance, five ordinance violations, one roadblock and one welfare concern.

— Jenna Duncan


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