Blotter: Carrollton police charge man with burglaries

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Carrollton police recently arrested a man and charged him with seven counts of burglary of a habitation, officials said.

After a four-month investigation, detectives from the criminal investigations division, property crimes section and intelligence division followed the 27-year-old suspect into a neighborhood near East Rosemeade Parkway and Province Drive, where police said he allegedly burglarized a residence in the 2000 block of Cologne Drive on Oct. 14.

According to a police news release, the man was stopped and placed into custody minutes after the burglary. At that time, detectives discovered property allegedly taken in the burglary, police said.

Search warrants for the man’s vehicle and apartment resulted in the recovery of property allegedly stolen in 10 separate burglaries in Carrollton since July. Most of the property has been returned to the owners, police said.

The investigation cleared 26 felony home burglaries in the city, according to the release.

Other reports

300 block of Cardinal Drive — A 24-year-old man claimed he was robbed at gunpoint Monday morning, Denton police said. Police said an undetermined number of items were taken from the man. No injuries were reported and the case remains under investigation.

1300 block of South State Highway 121 Business — Lewisville police say they continue to search for a man who reportedly robbed a restaurant Sunday evening.

According to police, an employee of the business said a man with a stocking over his face entered the restaurant, pulled a handgun from his waistband and demanded all the restaurant’s money.

Police said the employee gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of money before the suspect fled the scene.

Police said the suspect was seen getting into a red, four-door car that headed south on State Highway 121 Business. Anyone with information on this robbery is urged to contact the police department’s crime tip line at 972-219-8477.

Roundup

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

Denton County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers handled 782 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Thirty-five people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police responded to 259 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 14 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to 15 medical calls, one bomb scare-no bomb, two good intent calls, two vehicle accidents, one downed power line and one outside fire.

Argyle firefighters responded to three medical calls. Argyle police responded to one verbal disturbance, 21 traffic calls, one traffic incident and one medical call.

Aubrey firefighters responded to five medical calls and two traffic incidents and assisted one citizen. Aubrey police assisted one agency and responded to one harassment report, one reckless driver, 15 traffic calls and two traffic complaints.

Bartonville police responded to one roadblock and two traffic calls.

Corinth police assisted one agency and one motorist and responded to one forgery, one loose livestock call, one noise complaint, one roadblock, 12 traffic calls, one traffic complaint, one welfare concerns, four traffic incidents and four animal complaints.

Double Oak police assisted one agency and responded to one theft and six traffic calls.

Hickory Creek police responded to one forgery call, 11 traffic calls, one welfare concern and one vehicle complaint.

Justin firefighters responded to one medical call.

Krum firefighters responded to two medical calls and one traffic incident. Krum police assisted one agency and responded to one medical call, six traffic calls and two ordinance violations.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to two medical calls and two traffic incidents and assisted one citizen.

Lewisville police made 13 arrests.

Little Elm firefighters responded to one smoke investigation, one odor investigation, two traffic incidents and assisted one citizen. Little Elm police responded to one assault or sexual assault, one burglary, one Child Protective Services referral, one harassment report, two noise complaints, one ordinance violation, three burglary reports, one roadblock, three thefts, four traffic calls, one welfare concern and three animal complaints and assisted one boater.

North East police responded to 16 traffic calls, one traffic incident and one suspicious activity call.

Northlake police assisted four agencies and responded to 23 traffic calls and one medical call.

Oak Point firefighters responded to four medical calls. Oak Point police assisted one agency and responded to four medical calls, one ordinance violation, four traffic calls and one traffic incident.

Ponder firefighters responded to one medical call and one traffic incident. Ponder police responded to three thefts.

Pilot Point police responded to one harassment report, one loose livestock call, one theft report, one traffic call and one animal complaint.

Roanoke firefighters responded to one illegal burn.

Sanger firefighters responded to one medical call and one traffic incident. Sanger police responded to one burglary, one domestic disturbance, one report of gunshots heard, two noise complaints, one reckless driver, one suspicious activity call, one theft report, one traffic incident and one animal complaint.

The Colony firefighters responded to 16 medical calls, one building fire-precautionary only, one gas leak, one downed power line and one motor vehicle accident and assisted four agencies from Thursday at 7 a.m. to Tuesday at 7 a.m.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to one medical call. Trophy Club police assisted one agency and responded to one disturbance call, one noise complaint, one theft report, three traffic calls and two traffic complaints.

— Megan Gray


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