Blotter: Employee says shopper switched price tag

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Denton police were called to a store in the 1500 block of Loop 288 shortly after 2 a.m. Friday when the store’s loss prevention officer reported that a 33-year-old woman had allegedly swapped price tags on two items to get cheaper prices.

The employee told police that the woman tore tags off the two items, placed the tags on similar, more expensive items and then went through a self-checkout station to pay. The woman did not attempt to pay the difference in cost for the items, according to a police report.

She was charged with fraudulent destruction, removal or concealment of writing and transported to the city jail, records show.

Other reports

11800 block of FM423 — A store employee told Denton County sheriff’s deputies that someone took two cases of beer from a cooler and left without paying. The missing beer was valued at less than $50.

8200 block of McKinney Street — A golf cart was reported missing from Camp Copass Baptist Encampment on Tuesday, according to the Denton County Sheriff’s Office. The cart was valued at more than $1,500, officials said.

Roundup

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

Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 840 service and officer-initiated calls and booked 42 people into Denton County Jail.

Denton police responded to 280 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 22 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to 33 medical calls, two gas leaks and assisted one agency.

Argyle firefighters assisted one citizen and responded to one medical call. Argyle police responded to two traffic calls.

Aubrey firefighters responded to three medical calls, one structure fire, and one carbon monoxide or hazardous materials call. Aubrey police responded to four traffic calls, four traffic complaints, one welfare concern and one suspicious activity call and assisted one agency.

Bartonville police responded to two traffic calls.

Corinth police assisted one agency and one motorist and responded to one domestic disturbance, one medical call, two reckless drivers, two suspicious activity calls, three theft calls, two traffic complaints, two welfare concerns and three animal complaints.

Double Oak police responded to one forgery call, one suspicious activity call and nine traffic calls.

Hickory Creek police responded to one grass fire, one fireworks complaint, one reckless driver, one suspicious activity call, four traffic calls, one traffic accident and one animal complaint and assisted one motorist.

Justin firefighters assisted one citizen. Justin police responded to two suspicious activity calls and three traffic calls.

Krum firefighters responded to one medical call, one structure fire and one smoke investigation. Krum police responded to one disturbance call. six traffic calls and one forgery call.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to one grass fire and three medical calls and assisted one citizen.

Little Elm firefighters responded to one assault, two medical calls, one structure fire and one welfare concern. Little Elm police assisted one agency and one motorist and responded to two assaults, two domestic disturbance calls, one fireworks complaint, two intoxicated persons, four ordinance violations, three suspicious activity calls, 40 traffic calls, two welfare concerns and one traffic accident.

Northeast police responded to one forgery call, one reckless driver, one suspicious activity report, 10 traffic calls, one medical call and one traffic accident.

Northlake police assisted two agencies and responded to 38 traffic calls, two welfare concerns, one traffic calls and one animal complaint.

Oak Point firefighters responded to two medical calls. Oak Point police assisted one agency and one motorist and responded to three fireworks complaints, one disturbance call, five traffic calls and two medical calls.

Ponder firefighters responded to one smoke investigation and one medical call. Ponder police responded to six traffic calls.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to one medical call. Pilot Point police responded to five traffic calls.

Sanger firefighters responded to two fire calls. Sanger police responded to one burglary call, one structure fire, one reckless driver, one theft, three traffic calls, one traffic complaint, one welfare concern and one animal complaint and assisted one motorist.

Trophy Club firefighters assisted one citizen and responded to two medical calls. Trophy Club police responded to one criminal mischief call, one ordinance violation, one suspicious activity call, four traffic calls, one traffic accident, two animal complaints and one animal cruelty report.

— Megan Gray-Hatfield


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