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Blotter: Report: Video shows attempted break-in

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By Megan Gray / Staff Writer

Denton police responded to a manager’s call at an eatery in the 2200 block of West University Drive Christmas evening after security footage showed someone trying to break in.

According to reports, the restaurant manager showed officers security footage of someone throwing a rock through the drive-through window. The suspect then attempted to crawl through the window but was unsuccessful, police said.

The break-in is believed to have occurred sometime during the night Christmas Eve, reports indicate.


Other reports

5300 block of Parkplace Drive — Denton police arrested a 25-year-old man Christmas day after he sent his mom a photo depicting him pointing a gun to his head, according to reports.

Officers responded to a call Tuesday evening after the man’s mom called concerned about the welfare of her son.

The son, according to reports, had sent the picture via text message. 

Police said an officer located the vehicle the son was believed to be in and made a traffic stop.

The driver identified himself as the person being sought and said he had a pistol in the glove box.

According to reports, the officer went to secure the firearm and in the process, located a bag of marijuana.

The suspect was arrested for unlawful carrying of a weapon and possession of marijuana, police said.



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

* Denton police responded to 1,082 service and officer-initiated calls.

* Lewisville police made 67 arrests.

From 1 p.m. Tuesday to 8 a.m. Wednesday:

* Denton police officers responded to 48 accidents and requests to assist motorists.

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

* Denton police posted 12 reports online.

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.