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Blotter: Woman reports theft of articles from residence

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By Megan Gray / Staff Writer

On Wednesday, more than $67,000 worth of items were reported missing from a residence in the 500 block of Tipps Road, according to Denton County sheriff’s officials.

A woman called into dispatch shortly before 2 p.m. to report expensive jewelry, luggage and computers had been taken from her residence. 

Sheriff’s officials working the scene described a window facing the street was broken into.


Other reports

5200 block of State Highway 156 — Sheet metal and an old car body were reported missing from a man’s property Thursday morning, according to sheriff’s officials. Deputies say the owner, who lives north of Krum, is looking at an estimated loss of $1,700.

700 block of South Interstate 35E — A 48-year-old woman was arrested on a theft charge after allegedly taking a DVD from a grocery store Wednesday night, according to Denton police. According to reports, the manager of the store called in shortly after 10 p.m. to make a theft report for two different thefts allegedly by the same suspect.

While police were conducting an investigation of the previous alleged thefts, officers witnessed the suspect take a DVD off a display, tear the wrapping off and attempt to take the DVD out before officers were able to stop her, according to reports. Police arrested her on a theft charge.

The woman was charged with two counts of theft and criminal mischief, police said.



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

* Denton County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers handled 759 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Forty-nine people were booked into the Denton County Jail.

* Denton police responded to 373 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 24 reports online.

* Denton firefighters responded to 27 medical calls, one cooking fire, a mobile home fire, one brush fire and one motor vehicle accident.

Argyle firefighters responded to five inspection calls, one vehicle transport and one vehicle unlock. Argyle police officers responded to one gun shots heard call, one harassment report and 17 traffic calls.

Aubrey firefighters responded to four medical calls and one traffic transport. Aubrey police responded to one assault report, one auto theft report, one reckless driver, one medical call and two traffic calls.

Bartonville police responded to two traffic calls and assisted two agencies.

Double Oak police responded to two alarm calls and one panic alarm.

Hickory Creek police responded to one criminal trespass in progress call, one follow-up investigation, one harassment report, three medical calls, one road block, nine traffic calls, one welfare concern and assisted two agencies.

Justin firefighters responded to two medical calls, one illegal burn, one odor investigation and two traffic incidents. Justin police responded to one loose livestock call, one traffic call, one traffic incident and one medical call.

Krum firefighters responded to four medical calls and two traffic calls. Krum police responded to one medical call, one noise complaint, one ordinance violation, one traffic call, one loose livestock call and assisted two agencies.

Krugerville police responded to one reckless driver, one suspicious vehicle, seven traffic calls, one traffic complaint, one animal complaint and assisted one agency.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to six medical calls and one traffic call.

Lewisville police made six arrests.

Little Elm firefighters responded to nine medical calls, one traffic call and one vehicle unlock. Little Elm police responded to one burglary in progress call, one disturbance call, one fight in progress, one noise complaint, one medical call, one reckless driver, six suspicious activity calls, three theft reports, 13 traffic calls, one welfare concern, three traffic incidents, one animal bite report and one animal cruelty report.

Oak Point firefighters responded to one vehicle unlock. Oak Point police responded to  one ordinance violation, one traffic call and one animal complaint.

Ponder firefighters responded to three medical calls and one traffic incident. Ponder police responded to one road block and two animal complaints.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to six medical calls. Pilot Point police responded to one follow-up investigation, two fraud calls, one suspicious vehicle call, one theft in progress call and four traffic calls. 

Sanger firefighters responded to one carbon monoxide or hazmat call, six medical calls, one traffic incident, one vehicle unlock and one structure fire. Sanger police responded to one hazmat or carbon monoxide, two follow-up investigations, one vehicle complaint, one suspicious activity call and two medical calls.

The Colony firefighters responded to six medical calls and one grass fire.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to one medical call and one inspection call. Trophy Club police responded to one medical call, one Child Protective Services referral, five ordinance violations, two road blocks, one suspicious vehicle call and nine traffic calls.

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.