Blotter: Shed destroyed in blaze

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Firefighters responding to a call about a shed on fire in the 4000 block of Miller Road at 11:20 pm. Tuesday found the structure fully engulfed in flames, Denton Fire Department spokesman Kenneth Hedges said.

Damage to the structure and contents was estimated at $18,000, he said.

Damage was so extensive that officials said they would not be able to determine the cause or origin of the fire. No injures were reported.

Other reports

3000 block of Interstate 35 — Denton police responded to an area medical center Wednesday afternoon after a nurse found an illegal substance in a patient’s belongings, according to a police report.

The nurse turned over the controlled substance and drug paraphernalia to a responding officer, and the narcotics were seized and a warrant would be obtained, the report stated.

11800 block of Elm Creek Road — A 27-year-old man was arrested on marijuana charges after sheriff’s deputies responded to a domestic disturbance this week.

The man was found to be in possession of the drug, according to a sheriff’s office report. He was arrested and charged with possession of less than 2 ounces.

Roundup

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

Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 855 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Thirty-two people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police handled 285 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 17 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to two vehicle accidents, one building fire, 18 medical calls and one outside trash fire.

Argyle firefighters responded to one medical call and one traffic accident. Argyle police assisted two agencies and responded to one burglary call, one suspicious activity call and two traffic calls.

Aubrey firefighters responded to four medical calls, one unknown fire, five structure fires and one traffic accident. Aubrey police assisted one agency and responded to two traffic calls, one suspicious activity call, four traffic complaints and one traffic accident.

Bartonville police responded to one animal complaint, two traffic calls and one suspicious activity call.

Corinth police assisted one agency and one motorist and responded to two medical calls, one disturbance call, one electrical fire, one noise complaint, six suspicious activity calls, one theft, 17 traffic calls, one traffic complaint, two welfare concerns, three traffic accidents and two animal complaints.

Double Oak police responded to five traffic calls.

Hickory Creek police assisted one agency and one motorist and responded to one criminal mischief report, one suspicious activity call, seven traffic calls, one assault and one vehicle accident.

Justin firefighters responded to one carbon monoxide or hazardous materials call, one disturbance call, one structure fire and one medical call. Justin police assisted one agency and responded to one burglary, six traffic calls and two animal complaints.

Krum firefighters responded to one structure fire. Krum police assisted one agency and responded to one reckless driver and one suspicious activity call.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to eight medical calls, one electrical fire, two structure fires and two accidents and assisted one citizen.

Lewisville police made 13 arrests.

Little Elm firefighters responded to seven medical calls, one traffic accident and three fires. Little Elm police assisted one agency and one motorist and responded to two disturbance calls, one forgery report, one harassment report, 16 ordinance violations, one medical call, five suspicious activity calls, two theft calls, eight traffic calls, four traffic complaints, one welfare concern, one traffic accident, one animal bite report and two animal complaints.

Northeast police assisted one agency and responded to one report of loose livestock, one suspicious activity call, six traffic calls and one traffic accident.

Northlake police assisted two agencies and responded to 18 traffic calls.

Oak Point firefighters responded to three fire calls. Oak Point police responded to one structure fire, seven ordinance violations, one suspicious activity call and one traffic call and assisted one motorist.

Ponder police assisted one agency.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to one fire and one medical call. Pilot Point police responded to one reckless driver, two suspicious activity calls, two traffic calls, two traffic complaints, one welfare concern and one traffic accident.

Roanoke police responded to one medical call.

Sanger firefighters responded to three medical calls and one carbon monoxide or hazardous materials call and assisted two citizens. Sanger police assisted two agencies and one motorist and responded to one noise complaint, one reckless driver, five traffic complaints, two welfare concerns and one animal complaint.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to three medical calls. Trophy Club police responded to one disturbance call, 10 traffic calls and one animal complaint and assisted one motorist.

— Megan Gray-Hatfield


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