Blotter: Man jailed after cousin reports robbery

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A 19-year-old man has been charged with robbery after he allegedly stole his cousin’s wallet, Denton police said.

Police were dispatched to a home in the 1000 block of Fannin Street on Monday evening after the 16-year-old victim called to report that his wallet had been taken.

The 16-year-old told police he was lying on a couch in his home when the 19-year-old and another cousin came in and started an argument. The 19-year-old, shoved the complainant and followed him into a bedroom, where he hit him in the head and took the wallet, according to a police report.

The 19-year-old left the house with the other cousin. Officers were able to locate the two at South Bonnie Brae Street and West Prairie Street and recovered the wallet, the report stated. The 19-year-old was booked into the city jail and charged with robbery.

Roundup

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

Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 821 service and officer-initiated calls and booked 36 people into Denton County Jail.

Denton police responded to 242 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 19 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to 29 medical calls, one grass fire and three vehicle accidents.

Argyle firefighters responded to two medical calls. Argyle police responded to 14 traffic calls and one report of loose livestock.

Aubrey firefighters responded to six medical calls, one grass fire and three traffic accidents.

Bartonville police responded to one criminal mischief call.

Corinth police assisted two agencies, one motorist and responded to one forgery report, one ordinance violation, one reckless driver, three theft calls, 22 traffic calls, two traffic complaints, one welfare concern, two traffic accidents and four animal complaints.

Double Oak police responded to 13 traffic calls.

Hickory Creek police assisted one agency and responded to one criminal trespass call, one report of gunshots, two noise complaints, one theft call, 11 traffic calls and two animal complaints.

Justin firefighters responded to one medical call. Justin police responded to one disturbance call, one suspicious activity call, one theft call and four traffic calls.

Krum firefighters responded to two medical calls and one grass fire. Krum police responded to two ordinance violations, four traffic calls, one welfare concern and two animal complaints.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to one carbon monoxide and hazardous materials call, three medical calls and two traffic accidents.

Little Elm firefighters responded to two medical calls and one traffic accident. Little Elm police assisted one agency and responded to one auto theft, two burglaries, one criminal mischief call, one criminal trespass call, two disturbance calls, two fights, one missing person, two narcotics calls, one ordinance violation, three suspicious activity calls, one terroristic threat, two thefts, 15 traffic calls, one welfare concern and three animal complaints.

Northeast police assisted two agencies, two motorists and responded to one suspicious activity call, nine traffic calls, two traffic accidents and one animal complaint.

Northlake police assisted one agency and responded to one reckless driver, one theft, two traffic calls and one animal cruelty report.

Oak Point firefighters responded to one traffic accident. Oak Point police assisted two agencies, one motorist and responded to one criminal mischief call and one traffic call.

Pilot Point firefighters assisted one citizen and responded to one grass fire, two medical calls and one traffic accident. Pilot Point police responded to one fireworks complaint, five traffic calls, one traffic complaint, one traffic accident and one animal complaint.

Sanger firefighters responded to one medical call. Sanger police assisted two agencies, one motorist, and responded to one disturbance, one report of loose livestock, one noise complaint, one reckless boater, one suspicious activity call, three traffic calls and two animal complaints.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to one medical call. Trophy Club police assisted two motorists and responded to seven ordinance violations, eight traffic calls and six animal complaints.

— Megan Gray-Hatfield


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