Blotter: Police: Man jailed after assaulting firefighter

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A Denton man is in jail after assaulting a firefighter this week, according to Denton police reports.

A 27-year-old was having a seizure when he became violent and assaulted a public servant, police said. The man was tazed and nobody was injured, according to the report.

He was charged with assault of a public servant and currently sits in the Denton County Jail on a $10,000 bond, records show.

Other reports

14000 block of South Mayhill Road A black semi-automatic .40-caliber handgun was taken from the glove box of a 22-year-old’s vehicle Thursday afternoon. According to reports, the man told police the gun was taken sometime between 9 a.m. and noon Thursday.

9400 block of Running Bear Drive Shortly after midnight Friday, Denton County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report that a hunting bow was missing. According to reports, a woman reported the hunting bow was taken from her residence without consent. The bow is valued between $50 to $500 dollars, sheriff officials said.

Roundup

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

Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 662 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Thirty-seven people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police responded to 245 calls and posted 24 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to 25 medical calls, one Dumpster or outside trash fire and assisted one other agency.

Argyle firefighters responded to one medical call and one grass fire. Argyle police responded to four traffic calls.

Aubrey firefighters responded to one assault or sexual assault, four medical calls and one carbon monoxide or hazardous materials call. Aubrey police responded to one narcotics call, one noise complaint, three traffic calls, one traffic complaint, two welfare concerns and three suspicious activity calls.

Bartonville police responded to one road block, one suspicious vehicle and two traffic calls.

Corinth police assisted one agency and responded to one Child Protective Services call, one criminal mischief report, one noise complaint, one road block, two suspicious activity calls, one theft report, 12 traffic calls, one traffic complaint, two welfare concerns, one traffic transport incident and three animal complaints.

Double Oak police responded to one verbal disturbance, one suspicious activity and one traffic call.

Hickory Creek police responded to one noise complaint, one reckless driver, three suspicious activity calls, 16 traffic calls and one animal complaint.

Justin firefighters responded five medical calls. Justin police responded to one criminal mischief report, one theft report, four traffic calls and one medical call.

Krum firefighters responded to one medical call. Krum police assisted one agency and responded to one burglary, one verbal disturbance, one ordinance violation and four traffic calls.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to two medical calls.

Little Elm firefighters responded to five medical calls, one odor investigation and one assault or sexual assault. Little Elm police responded to one assault or sexual assault, one criminal mischief report, one verbal disturbance, one burglary in progress, one noise complaint, 20 traffic calls, three theft reports, three traffic transport incidents, three welfare concerns, one road block, three reckless drivers, one theft in progress, two ordinance violations, one animal complaint and assisted one agency.

Lewisville police made eight arrests.

Northeast police assisted one agency and responded to 21 traffic calls and one solicitor complaint.

Northlake police responded to seven traffic calls.

Oak Point firefighters responded to one medical call. Oak Point police assisted one agency and responded to one building check, three traffic calls, one welfare concern and one investigation.

Ponder firefighters responded to one medical call. Ponder police responded to one Child Protective Services referral, one criminal mischief report, one suspicious activity call and five traffic calls.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to one medical call and one grass fire. Pilot Point police responded to nine traffic calls, one animal complaint and one suspicious activity call.

Roanoke firefighters responded to one medical call.

Sanger firefighters responded to one structure fire and one medical call. Sanger police responded to one reckless driver, four suspicious activity calls, eight traffic calls and one animal complaint.

The Colony firefighters responded to 16 medical calls, one outside rubbish or trash fire and assisted one agency.

Trophy Club firefighters assisted one citizen and responded to one missing person, four suspicious activity calls, 11 traffic calls, two traffic transport incidents, two animal complaints and one narcotics call.

— Megan Gray

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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