Blotter: Police arrest man after assault report

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Denton police halted a reported assault at a home in the 2800 block of Fort Worth Drive late Sunday.

A caller reported seeing a woman being beaten by a man at the residence, and told police they saw the man tackle, punch and pull the female, who was screaming, back into the house. When officers arrived, no one would open the door.

Finally a man came to the door but refused to leave the doorway. When he started retreating back into the home, officers detained him in handcuffs. They found no one else in the house.

Because of two witness statements, scratches found on the suspect, and blood inside and outside of the home, the man was arrested, according to police.

Other reports

2100 block of Bolivar Street — A woman reported that someone had taken her prescription medication from her bedroom for the second time in a month. She requested a report be taken Sunday.

1600 block of East McKinney Street — Officers were called to a reported burglary of a coin-operated machine Sunday. The caller was the new owner of the business who said he had the incident recorded and the license plate of the suspect vehicle, the report said.

Roundup

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

Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 2,069 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve, with 115 people booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police responded to 874 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 75 reports online.

Denton firefighters reports were not available as of press time.

Argyle firefighters responded to two medical calls, a traffic transport incident, an alarm fire and assisted one citizen. Argyle police responded to 46 calls, including 23 traffic calls and one report of a burglary in progress.

Aubrey firefighters responded to six medical calls, four alarm fires, one smoke investigation, one structure fire and one vehicle unlock and assisted two citizens. Aubrey police assisted three agencies and responded to two funeral escorts and one report of loose livestock.

Bartonville police responded to one report of an assault, one harassment, one medical call, one solicitor complaint, one special patrol, 19 traffic calls, one audible alarm, one silent alarm and one animal complaint.

Corinth police assisted nine agencies and responded to two vehicle complaints, 67 traffic calls and six reports of a suspicious vehicle.

Double Oak firefighters responded to one traffic transport incident. Double Oak police assisted two agencies and responded to one illegal burn, one 911 hang up and one report of an open door.

Hickory Creek police assisted 12 agencies and responded to two reports of criminal mischief, one unknown-type fire and one report of a terroristic threat.

Justin firefighters responded to four medical calls, a domestic disturbance and assisted one citizen. Justin police responded to a report of a burglary in progress and one noise complaint.

Krum firefighters responded to five medical calls, one traffic transport incident and assisted a citizen. Krum police responded to nine traffic calls and one report of theft.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to 17 medical calls, one alarm fire, two calls for a citizen assist, one domestic disturbance, one smoke investigation, one unknown-type fire, one 911 hang up, four traffic transport incidents and two vehicle unlocks.

Little Elm firefighters responded to 13 medical calls, one alarm fire, one call for a citizen assist, one domestic disturbance, two traffic transport incidents, one vehicle unlock and one water main break. Little Elm police responded to one report of assault, five 911 hang ups and seven noise complaints.

North East police responded to six close patrols and 41 traffic calls.

Northlake police assisted three agencies and responded to 34 traffic calls and one report of loose livestock.

Oak Point firefighters responded to two medical calls, one hay fire and one structure fire. Oak Point police assisted one agency and responded to two disturbances and 10 traffic calls.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to three medical calls, an assault, a citizen assist, a fire department inspection, an illegal burn and a vehicle unlock. Pilot Point police responded to one report of a burglary, one funeral escort and two reports of suspicious vehicles.

Ponder firefighters responded to an unknown fire, a medical call and one traffic transport incident. Ponder police responded assisted one agency.

Sanger firefighters responded to six medical calls, one animal bite attack, one electrical shock, one odor investigation, four traffic transport incidents and three vehicle unlocks. Sanger police responded to four audible alarms, two noise complaints and five reports of a reckless driver.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to two medical calls and one carbon monoxide alarm. Trophy Club police responded to 34 building checks, nine ordinance violations and three reports of suspicious activity.

— Bj Lewis


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