Blotter: Stolen motorcycle recovered after accident

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A motor vehicle accident led to the recovery of a stolen motorcycle Wednesday.

Denton police responded to an accident call in the area of Dallas Drive and the Interstate 35 service road. The accident involved a single motorcycle.

The officer determined the driver was traveling south on Dallas Drive and was attempting to make a right turn to the northbound service road. The man failed to control his speed and lost control of the motorcycle on the wet pavement, which was also covered in sand from the recent storm.

Gas from the motorcycle leaked and the bike caught fire, causing the man to sustain minor burns on his right leg. He was transported to Denton Regional Medical Center for treatment. During the investigation, the officer ran the VIN number of the vehicle and a hit came back out of the Phoenix Police Department showing the motorcycle was reported stolen in June of 2011.

The motorcycle was impounded and transported to Denton’s auto pound.

Other reports

400 block of West University Drive — Two men stole two iPad Minis from an area store, according to a police report.

Store employees told police that two men came into the store and said they wanted to buy iPad Minis. When the employee brought the tablets from the supply room to the front of the store, the men grabbed them and took off running south on Carroll Boulevard, according to the report.

700 block of Londonderry Lane — A Denton officer was dispatched to an assault call in which a woman said a man pushed her down and pulled her hair. The man left prior to the officer’s arrival.

Roundup

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

Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 703 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve, and 35 people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police handled 256 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 48 reports online.

Denton firefighters assisted one invalid and responded to 14 medical calls, two vehicle accidents with injuries, a report that turned out to be false of a hazardous material release, a water problem and a motor vehicle accident.

Argyle firefighters responded to two medical calls, a structure fire and a vehicle unlock. Argyle police assisted a motorist and responded to a 911 hang-up and three traffic calls.

Aubrey firefighters responded to two medical calls, a structure fire and a vehicle unlock. Aubrey police responded to a structure fire, a report of indecent exposure, seven traffic calls and a warrant service.

Bartonville police responded to two traffic calls.

Corinth police assisted three agencies and responded to a disturbance call, a courtesy escort and a report of loose livestock.

Double Oak police responded to a report of a suspicious person, vehicle or activity and four traffic calls.

Hickory Creek police assisted a motorist and responded to two reports of theft and three traffic calls.

Justin firefighters responded to a medical call. Justin police responded to four medical calls and an animal complaint.

Krum police assisted an agency and responded to a report of gunshots, four traffic calls, a vehicle complaint and an animal complaint.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to two medical calls, a traffic transport incident and a vehicle unlock.

Little Elm firefighters assisted one resident and responded to a fire alarm and three medical calls. Little Elm police assisted two agencies and responded to three warrant investigations.

Northeast police responded to three theft reports and six traffic calls.

Northlake police responded to a 911 hang-up, a reckless driver, an alarm and 24 traffic calls.

Oak Point firefighters responded to a medical call. Oak Point police responded to a report of gunshots, an open door, an ordinance violation, a reckless driver, suspicious activity, theft, three traffic calls and a vehicle complaint.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to a structure fire, a traffic transport incident and a vehicle unlock. Pilot Point police responded to a report of suspicious activity, two traffic calls and a traffic transport incident.

Sanger firefighters responded to three medical calls and a grass fire. Sanger police assisted an agency and responded to 17 calls including an assault report.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to a medical call. Trophy Club police responded to an assault, two building checks and a traffic complaint.

— Bj Lewis


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