Blotter: Police seek suspect in convenience store robbery

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Police are continuing their search for a suspect armed with a handgun who allegedly robbed a Lewisville convenience store over the weekend.

On Friday at 11:15 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of Interstate 35E after an employee of the store reported being robbed at gunpoint, according to police reports.

The suspect, police said, demanded cash from the register and fled with an undisclosed amount of money.

A search with a K-9 and multiple officers around the perimeter was unsuccessful and the suspect remains at large, police said.

Other reports

600 block of Fort Worth Drive — Two men were arrested Monday evening after allegedly snorting methamphetamine inside a fast-food restaurant, police said. According to reports, a 43-year-old and 20-year-old were charged with possession of a controlled substance. In addition, the two had outstanding warrants, reports show.

Roundup

7 a.m. Tuesday to 7 a.m. Wednesday:

Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 746 service and officer-initiated calls and booked 37 people into Denton County Jail.

Denton police responded to 271 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 15 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to seven medical calls and one traffic accident.

Argyle firefighters assisted one citizen. Argyle police assisted one motorist and responded to seven traffic calls.

Aubrey firefighters responded to six medical calls, one water main break and one traffic accident. Aubrey police assisted one agency and responded to one missing person report, two reckless drivers, one suspicious activity call, six traffic calls and one welfare concern.

Bartonville police responded to one traffic call and one welfare concern.

Corinth police assisted one agency, two motorists and responded to three disturbance calls, one medical call, two forgery reports, one ordinance violation, one suspicious activity call, two criminal mischief calls, two thefts, 27 traffic calls, six traffic complaints, one welfare concern, three traffic transport incidents and five animal complaints.

Double Oak police responded to 14 traffic calls, one domestic disturbance call and one animal bite report and assisted one agency.

Flower Mound police responded to one public nuisance call and one traffic accident.

Hickory Creek police assisted one agency and one motorist and responded to one illegal burn, 17 traffic calls, one traffic complaint and one traffic accident.

Justin firefighters responded to one medical call. Justin police responded to two disturbance calls and 18 traffic calls.

Krum firefighters responded to one illegal burn and three traffic accidents. Krum police assisted one agency and responded to one burglary, one disturbance call, one medical call, one welfare concern, one ordinance violation, two traffic calls and one noise complaint.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to four medical calls, one electrical fire, one illegal burn and one traffic accident.

Lewisville police made 14 arrests.

Little Elm firefighters assisted one citizen and responded to five medical calls and one unknown fire. Little Elm police assisted one citizen, made one arrest and responded to one assault, one burglary, one Child Protective Services referral, one criminal mischief report, one criminal trespass call, two disturbance calls, one harassment call, one missing person, two narcotics calls, one medical call, one prowler call, four reckless drivers, three suspicious activity calls, three theft calls, four traffic calls and four welfare concerns.

Northeast police responded to one assault, one suspicious activity call, four traffic calls and one animal complaint.

Northlake police responded to 29 traffic calls and assisted one motorist.

Oak Point firefighters responded to two medical calls. Oak Point police assisted one agency and responded to one disturbance call, one harassment call, one missing person report, one medical call, one welfare concern and one animal complaint.

Ponder firefighters responded to two traffic accidents. Ponder police responded to five traffic calls.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to one animal bite attack and one medical call. Pilot Point police responded to one assault, one criminal trespass report, five traffic calls and three traffic complaints.

Sanger firefighters responded to one illegal burn and seven medical calls. Sanger police assisted two agencies and responded to one loose livestock report, three suspicious activity calls, two welfare concerns and one animal complaint.

The Colony firefighters responded to 13 medical calls, one water leak, two gas leaks, one traffic accident and assisted nine agencies from May 1-5.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to one medical call. Trophy Club police responded to one suspicious activity call, one theft, one traffic complaint, one medical call and three animal complaints.

— Megan Gray

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). Reach the Denton police narcotics tip line at 940-565-5801.


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