Blotter: Man arrested on drug possession charge

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Loitering in an empty parking lot led to one man being arrested on a drug possession charge.

A Denton police officer on patrol Sunday saw a small truck with two occupants parked in an empty lot in front of a closed business in the 700 block of Fort Worth Drive.

Finding this suspicious and knowing there is an active enforcement authorization at that location, the officer made contact with the driver, according to the report.

After the officer’s investigation, the passenger was arrested on a charge of possession of less than 1 gram of methamphetamine, the report stated.

Other reports

500 block of Wainwright Street — Denton police dispatched to a domestic disturbance call arrived to find that the disturbance was between a man and his grandson.

Each man alleged to have been physically assaulted by the other, but neither claimed to be injured or had visible injuries, according to the police report. Both parties were counseled and stated that no further violence would ensue if they remained in the same house.

2500 block of Hinkle Drive — A Denton police officer responded to an assault report and was told by the alleged victim that a male staff member had touched her inappropriately in her room the previous day. The staff member denied touching the woman in the manner she described.

Roundup

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

Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 2,151 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve in the past two days. Ninety-seven people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police responded to 584 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 43 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to 58 medical calls, three unintentional smoke detector activations, four vehicle accidents with injuries, two motor vehicle accidents with no injuries, two gas leaks, four good intent calls, four public service calls, two reports of the odor of smoke, one false alarm, one trash bin fire, one motor vehicle/pedestrian accident, one police matter, one cooking fire and one building fire.

Argyle firefighters responded to five medical calls, one alarm fire and two traffic transport incidents. Argyle police assisted three agencies and responded to 60 calls, including two noise complaints and two reports of a reckless driver.

Aubrey firefighters responded to 12 medical calls, three alarm fires, one structure fire, one traffic transport incident and one vehicle unlock. Aubrey police assisted seven agencies and responded to 60 calls, including 32 traffic calls and one report of gunshots heard.

Bartonville police assisted one agency and responded to six traffic calls.

Corinth police responded to 385 calls, including one 911 hang-up and five reports of a suspicious vehicle.

Double Oak police assisted two agencies and responded to 30 calls, including a report of criminal mischief and 10 traffic calls.

Hickory Creek police assisted five agencies and responded to 111 calls, including one noise complaint and two reports of a suspicious vehicle.

Justin firefighters responded to four medical calls and a domestic disturbance call. Justin police assisted six agencies and responded to 17 calls, including a CPS referral and a noise complaint.

Krum firefighters responded to four medical calls, one alarm fire, one fire smoke investigation and a report of an intoxicated person. Krum police responded to 31 calls, including a burglary in progress, a 911 hang-up and a report of a reckless driver.

Lake Cities firefighters assisted three citizens and responded to 11 medical calls, one alarm fire, a carbon monoxide hazmat call, one illegal burn, one fire/smoke investigation, one structure fire and eight traffic incidents.

Little Elm firefighters assisted three citizens and responded to 11 medical calls, one alarm fire, one carbon monoxide hazmat call, one fire/smoke investigation, one structure fire, one odor investigation and four traffic incidents. Little Elm police assisted three agencies and responded to 187 calls, including a fireworks complaint, a report of gunshots heard and one report of an assault.

Northlake police assisted two agencies and responded to a noise complaint, two ordinance violations and 92 traffic calls.

Oak Point firefighters responded to two medical calls, one controlled burn, one illegal burn and an odor investigation. Oak Point police assisted one agency and responded to 52 calls, including an illegal burn and nine ordinance violations.

Ponder firefighters responded to four medical calls and one grass fire. Ponder police assisted an agency and responded to a disturbance, two reports of loose livestock, one report of a suspicious vehicle, 15 traffic calls and one welfare concern call.

Pilot Point firefighters assisted three citizens and responded to four medical calls, one grass fire and three vehicle unlocks. Pilot Point police responded to 36 calls, including two reports of loose livestock and two reports of suspicious vehicles.

Sanger firefighters assisted a citizen and responded to six medical calls, one alarm fire, one carbon monoxide hazmat call, an unknown fire, a vehicle fire and one traffic transport incident.

The Colony firefighters responded to an alarm fire and a structure fire.

Trophy Club firefighters assisted one citizen and responded to three medical calls and a carbon monoxide alarm. Trophy Club police responded to 171 calls, including 22 building checks, 20 traffic calls and two noise complaints.

— 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).


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