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Blotter: Police arrest man after traffic stop

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By Megan Gray / Staff Writer

A Denton police officer arrested a 39-year-old man on outstanding warrants Monday after he was stopped during a suspicious vehicle check, police said. The stop occurred at the intersection of Oakland and Sawyer streets around 2 a.m.

According to the report, after the vehicle was spotted, police discovered the man had multiple warrants out for his arrest. After his arrest, the man made a voluntary statement about a syringe in the console of his car he uses to inject methamphetamine, police said.

A Denton police spokesman said the man was charged with possession of a controlled substance with bail set at $2,500.


Other reports

1200 block of Tulane Drive — Between 1 and 6 a.m. Monday, two ladders were stolen from the back of his truck bed, police said.

A man said the two ladders were taken from the bed of his truck overnight, according to a police report.

No arrests have been made.

2100 block of Bolivar Street — Shortly after 6 p.m. Monday night, officers responded to a domestic disturbance call.

According to reports, a 41-year-old woman alleged she had been physically assaulted by her husband.



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

* Denton police responded to 294 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 12 reports online.

* Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 652 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Thirty-two inmates were booked into county jail.

* Denton firefighters responded to a total of 27 calls, including 20 medical calls, one illegal burn, one elevator rescue and one motor vehicle accident with no injuries.

Argyle firefighters responded to one inspection and one water main break. Argyle police officers responded to eight building checks, one follow-up investigation and 25 traffic calls.

Aubrey firefighters responded to one grass fire, one hay fire and two medical calls. Aubrey police officers responded to one agency assist and one criminal mischief call.

Double Oak firefighters responded to one request to assist a citizen. Double Oak police officers responded to one animal control call, one loose livestock call and one traffic call.

Justin firefighters responded to two medical calls and one structure fire. Justin police officers responded to one agency assist, one domestic disturbance, one traffic call, two thefts and one suspicious vehicle.

Krum firefighters responded to six medical-related calls. Krum police officers responded to two animal complaints, one domestic disturbance, one traffic call and one suspicious vehicle.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to five medical calls, one sexual assault or assault and two traffic transports.

Oak Point firefighters responded to one alarm fire and one agency assist. Oak Point police responded to one animal complaint, one suspicious person, one traffic call and one vehicle unlock.

Ponder firefighters responded to two medical calls. Ponder police responded to one medical call.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to one hay fire and one carbon monoxide or hazardous material call. Pilot Point police officers responded to four traffic calls, one follow-up investigation, one hay fire and one domestic disturbance.

Sanger firefighters responded to four medical calls, one grass fire and one unknown-type fire. Sanger police responded to one noise complaint, one reckless driver, one suspicious vehicle, one theft report and one traffic call.


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.