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Blotter: Owner of car dealership reports fraudulent activity

Profile image for By Megan Gray / Staff Writer
By Megan Gray / Staff Writer

The owner of a car dealership in the 500 Block of South Elm Street reported fraud Friday evening after one of the customer’s refused to pay.

According to police reports, the dealer told an officer a customer is not paying on his loan as agreed.

The lien holder has made a demand for past payer or property.

The customer is presumed to be hindering the enforcement of a security interest or loan, by refusing to return the vehicle or pay the past due amount, reports state. 

The case is pending and a fraud report was made, according to reports.


Other reports

500 block of South Elm Street — A woman reported she paid a man to do some cosmetic work on her 1966 Chevy truck a year ago and now the person is refusing to return her vehicle.

The complainant, reports state, also says she was not told where her truck was.

Police reports show the truck was located and disassembled by the suspect in Whitesboro, in Grayson County.

Charges for theft and criminal mischief are pending, police say.

The victim filed a theft report Friday evening.                                                                      

400 block of Mesa Drive — A taxi driver reported one of his passengers got out of his cab and left without paying the fare and left shortly after 2 a.m. Friday.

An officer was dispatched to the scene and completed an offense report.



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

* Sixty-three people were booked into Denton County Jail.

* Denton police posted 20 reports online.

From Sunday, Feb.17 to Saturday:

* Texas Woman’s University police responded to 102 calls for service, made four reports, responded to nine escorts, 94 parking violations, 64 moving violations and four arrests.

From Monday to Thursday:

* University of North Texas police made 10 arrests, responded to two theft calls, two unattended vehicle strikes, two minor crashes, one assault report, one fleet vehicle damage report, two driving while license suspended/invalid citations, five medical calls and one harassment report.

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.