Someone caused a blackout at the entrance to the town of Lakewood Village, according to a Denton County sheriff's report.
Deputies responded to the 100 block of Hardridge Drive in unincorporated southeast Denton County on Tuesday when an employee reported that the copper wire that services the entrance landscaping for the area had been cut and stolen. The employee estimated that it would cost about $700 to replace the wire, according to the report.
The employee last noticed the wire intact on June 1, according to the report.
Coney Island Drive, Frisco area - Sheriff's deputies responded to a theft report Wednesday. A man said someone took $1,200 worth of hand tools and two ladders from the back of his work truck. He did not know who might have taken the tools.
1400 block of Bonnie Brae Street - A fire hydrant reported stolen Wednesday was returned and it was determined that it was taken by mistake, according to a Denton police report.
A man told officers that a piece of property was sold and some materials that should have been left were gone. Officers questioned a man who said he had been hired to clear the property for development. He was told to take everything away, he said, and he assumed the fire hydrant was included. He returned the hydrant.
• Denton firefighters responded to two requests for public service, 11 medical calls, one traffic accident, one oil spill, one gas leak, one vegetation fire, one cooking fire and one request to assist an invalid.
Argyle firefighters responded to one alarm, two medical calls and one traffic accident.
Aubrey firefighters responded to three medical calls, one vehicle fire and one traffic accident.
Krum firefighters responded to one controlled burn and one medical call.
Lake Cities firefighters responded to one medical call and one request to unlock a vehicle.
Ponder firefighters responded to one vehicle fire and one medical call.
Pilot Point firefighters responded to two medical calls.
Sanger firefighters responded to one alarm, one report of heat exhaustion, one medical call and one request to unlock a vehicle.
DONNA FIELDER can be reached at 940-566-6885. Her e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org .
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.