Blotter: Man severly injured during assault

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A late-night assault outside a store left a man in need of surgery to fix facial fractures Sunday night.

Denton police and firefighters were dispatched to the store in the 1500 block of South Loop 288 in response to an aggravated assault. The victim reported being hit in the face by an unknown person, which caused him to lose consciousness, fall and hit his head.

Video evidence was obtained from the store, the report said.

The victim was transported to Denton Regional Medical Center and then to Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas for a fractured right orbital bone with muscle entrapment requiring surgery, a laceration to the back of his head and a nearly four-inch laceration to his right eye, the report stated.

Other reports

3900 block of Teasley Lane — Denton police responded to a domestic disturbance call at a residence in a mobile home community.

A son had called 911 to report his father was attacking his mother.

The woman had also called to say her husband had hit her and then walked away.

Officers arrived and scoured the area but were unable to locate the man, who reportedly has a history of family violence assault.

An offense report was written.

2000 block of Golf Court — Denton police responded to a harassment call Sunday.

Upon arrival, the caller reported that she and her husband were being threatened by her son, who currently does not live at the residence.

The woman said her son has been upset because he was kicked out of their home and had a difficult time getting himself settled and on his feet.

Roundup

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

Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 1,924 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve and 107 people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police handled 771 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 31 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to 56 medical calls, four service calls, one outside rubbish fire, six alarm malfunctions, six vehicle accidents with injuries, a natural vegetation fire, a water or steam leak, three good-intent calls, two unauthorized burnings, a smoke scare and a smoke removal.

Argyle firefighters assisted a citizen and responded to six medical calls, a fire alarm, a carbon monoxide call, a structure fire and three vehicle unlocks. Argyle police assisted four agencies and responded to a juvenile complaint and nine building checks.

Aubrey firefighters responded to nine medical calls, a grass fire, two structure fires and three vehicle unlocks. Aubrey police assisted six agencies and responded to a reckless driver and 38 traffic calls.

Bartonville police responded to two juvenile complaints, a report of a suspicious person, vehicle or activity, seven traffic calls, a traffic complaint and a welfare concern call.

Corinth police assisted 17 agencies and responded to a road blockage hazard and a noise complaint.

Double Oak firefighters responded to a structure fire. Double Oak police responded to a report of loose livestock, a report of a suspicious person, vehicle or activity, 26 traffic calls and six vacation watch calls.

Hickory Creek police assisted 10 agencies and responded to an assault and an ordinance violation.

Justin firefighters responded to eight medical calls, a chemical fire and a structure fire. Justin police assisted seven agencies and responded to two medical calls and two traffic calls.

Krum firefighters responded to five medical calls. Krum police assisted two agencies and responded to a noise complaint and a 911 hang-up.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to 19 medical calls, three fire alarms, a grass fire, a structure fire, five traffic transport incidents and a vehicle unlock.

Little Elm firefighters responded to 10 medical calls, three structure fires, three traffic transport incidents and a vehicle unlock. Little Elm police assisted two agencies and responded to three domestic disturbances and two 911 hang-ups.

Northeast police assisted six agencies and two motorists and responded to two thefts, 50 traffic calls, a traffic complaint and a vehicle complaint.

Northlake police assisted two agencies and responded to an ordinance violation and a reckless driver.

Oak Point firefighters responded to three medical calls. Oak Point police assisted an agency and responded to a reckless driver and a suspicious vehicle.

Pilot Point firefighters assisted two citizens and responded to three medical calls, a fire alarm, a grass fire, a vehicle unlock and a water main break.

Ponder firefighters responded to a medical call and a structure fire. Ponder police assisted two agencies and responded to a narcotics call and 13 traffic calls.

Sanger firefighters responded to five medical calls, an unknown fire and a traffic transport incident. Sanger police assisted two agencies and responded to a report of criminal mischief and a report of found property.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to six medical calls, an electrical fire and a vehicle unlock. Trophy Club police assisted two agencies and responded to a noise complaint, an open door and five ordinance violations.

— Bj Lewis


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