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Blotter: Report: Man injured while mowing embankment

While mowing around an embankment by a lake in Providence Village, a 36-year-old man was seriously injured, according to the Denton County Sheriff’s Office.

While mowing, the man’s lawn mower flipped over into the lake on top of him shortly before 10 a.m. Monday morning, according to the report.

The unconscious man was taken to Denton Regional Medical Center, where cardiopulmonary resuscitation was performed.

The condition of the man, who is still alive, is unknown, according to the chief investigator working the accident.


Other reports

11500 block of Eakin Cemetery Road — Deputies responded to a cemetery theft Monday afternoon.

According to sheriff’s reports, the complainant reported a lock and $25 in a donations box was taken at Eakins Cemetery.

5000 block of Wakefield Road — On Monday, deputies responded to Wakefield and Swafford Road after someone reported a trailer missing.

The employer stated an employee was believed to have taken the trailer, which was on a gas well site, according to reports.

The trailer, with equipment, was worth an estimated $7,400, sheriff’s officials said.

20100 block of U.S. Highway 380 West — Nearly $400 worth of diesel was reported stolen from three pieces of construction equipment parked along U.S. Highway 380 at the west Denton County line Monday, according to sheriff’s reports.



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

•  Denton police officers responded to 261 officer and service-initiated calls and posted 31 reports online.

•  Denton firefighters responded to 19 medical calls, one automatic alarm, one fire marshal investigation, one building fire, one good intent call, one smoke or odor removal call and two unintentional alarm calls.

•  Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers responded to 648service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Thirty-one people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Argyle firefighters responded to one alarm fire, three medical calls, one traffic transport, three vacation watches and assisted one agency.

Aubrey firefighters responded to two medical calls. Aubrey police responded to one welfare concern.

Bartonville police officers responded to one traffic call.

Carrollton police officers responded to 119 incidents and processed 163 prisoners during the week of Monday, Dec. 31, through Sunday, Jan. 6.

Double Oak police officers responded to one criminal mischief report and 11 traffic calls.

Hickory Creek police officers responded to one juvenile complaint, met one complainant and responded to one prowler call, one suspicious person call, 12 traffic calls, one welfare concern and assisted one agency.

Justin police responded to one assault report, one forgery report, one loose livestock report and one suspicious activity report.

Krum firefighters responded to one medical call, one structure fire and one smoke investigation. Krum police officers responded to one assault report, one close patrol call, one smoke investigation and three traffic reports.

Krugerville police responded to one narcotics call, four traffic calls, one walk through and one welfare concern.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to one alarm fire and six medical calls.

Lewisville police made 11 arrests.

Little Elm firefighters responded to one alarm fire, three medical calls, one assault or sexual assault report, one citizen assist, one fire department inspection and one traffic transport incident. Little Elm police responded to one agency assist, four animal complaints, one assault or sexual assault report, four building checks, one close patrol, one Child Protective Services referral, one domestic disturbance case, two noise violations, five ordinance violations, one suspicious activity report, one theft in progress,three theft reports, 22 traffic calls, one medical report, one vehicle complaint, 11 walkthroughs, one warrant service and one welfare concern.

Oak Point police officers responded to one administrative duty, one forgery report, one noise complaint, two traffic report and one welfare concern.

Ponder firefighters responded to one medical call and one structure fire.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to one water main break. Pilot Point police officers responded to two close patrol calls, one follow up investigation, one suspicious vehicle, four traffic calls and one welfare concern.

Sanger firefighters responded to one citizen assist and one vehicle unlock. Sanger police officers responded to two close patrol, one juvenile complaint, one reckless driver, two suspicious activity reports, one suspicious person, one suspicious person, one traffic call, one vacation watch and one welfare concern.

— Megan Gray


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.