A gunshot outside a woman’s apartment brought Denton police officers to a residence in the 3400 block of Joyce Lane on Sunday.
A caller reported to police that she heard a gunshot outside of her apartment and observed a bullet hole in her neighbor's window. After officers spoke to witnesses, it was determined that the gunshot was allegedly fired by the ex-boyfriend of one of the residents of a neighboring apartment.
Evidence was collected and the suspect was contacted. During the contact, officers discovered a short-barreled shotgun in the suspect’s possession. The suspect was arrested on charges of deadly conduct and prohibited weapon, the report said.
2200 block of Jacqueline Drive — According to police, a man reported that his front door was kicked in while he was running errands. He reported nothing missing from inside.
500 block of Woodford Lane — Officers responded to a domestic assault call. After arriving and interviewing both parties. a man was arrested and charged with assault family violence.
From 7 a.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Monday:
Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 1,838 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. One hundred people were booked into Denton County Jail.
Denton police handled 688 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 61 reports.
Denton firefighters responded to 56 medical calls, four requests to assist an invalid, two motor vehicle accidents with no injuries, three false alarms, four smoke detector malfunctions, seven vehicle accidents with injuries, two good intent calls, three public service calls, a chemical spill and a police matter.
Argyle firefighters responded to five medical calls, one carbon monoxide hazmat call, one structure fire, one unknown fire and one vehicle unlock. Argyle police responded to 65 calls including 12 building checks, two noise complaints and two reports of suspicious activity.
Aubrey firefighters responded to seven medical calls, two alarm fires, one citizen assist, one report of downed power lines, one structure fire and one traffic transport incident. Aubrey police assisted one agency and responded to 49 calls including one juvenile complaint and a report of suspicious activity.
Bartonville police assisted two agencies and responded to two road blockage hazards, 14 traffic calls and one warrant service.
Corinth police responded to 377 calls, including 12 animal complaints, four reports of suspicious activity and one solicitor complaint.
Double Oak police assisted three agencies and responded to 18 calls including one report of a suspicious vehicle.
Hickory Creek police assisted nine agencies and responded to 47 calls including 33 traffic calls.
Justin firefighters responded to three medical calls and one citizen assist. Justin police assisted five agencies and responded to 10 calls including a verbal disturbance.
Krum firefighters responded to eight medical calls and one controlled burn. Krum police responded to 39 calls including two animal complaints and a burglary in progress.
Lake Cities firefighters responded to seven medical calls, one-alarm fire, one citizen assist, one grass fire, one illegal burn, five traffic transport incidents and two vehicle unlocks.
Little Elm firefighters responded to 11 medical calls, one alarm fire, one follow-up investigation, two reports of missing persons, one traffic transport incident and two vehicle unlocks. Little Elm police responded to 165 calls including two reports of assault and a report of gunshots heard.
Oak Point firefighters responded to two medical calls and a report of a missing person. Oak Point police responded to 41 calls including one report of a reckless driver.
Ponder firefighters responded to three medical calls and an unknown fire. Ponder police responded to 16 calls including two reports of suspicious vehicles.
Pilot Point firefighters responded to three medical calls, one alarm fire, one illegal burn, one structure fire, one traffic transport incident and three vehicle unlocks. Pilot Point police responded to 25 calls including one report of a burglary in progress.
Sanger firefighters responded to seven medical calls, one fire smoke investigation and two traffic transport incidents. Sanger police responded to 44 calls including three reports of a domestic disturbance.
Trophy Club firefighters responded to one medical call, one alarm fire, one citizen assist, one fire department inspection, one traffic transport incident and one vehicle unlock. Trophy Club police responded to 162 calls including one water main break 10 traffic calls and one fireworks complaint.
— Bj Lewis
Reach the Denton police narcotics tip line at 940-565-5801. 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).