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Blotter: Man claims he's being threatened over the phone

A 26-year-old man told police Thursday that his wife's child's father has been verbally threatening to shoot him, according to a police report.

The man said the child's father called him and threatened to shoot him about two weeks ago. The child's father also showed him a gun "to scare him," he said in the police report.

He said the man keeps calling him and threatening him over the phone. He told police he wanted the incident documented just in case something happens.

Other reports

700 block of Fort Worth Drive — A man called police Thursday asking for advice about issues with his girlfriend.

The police report said the man's girlfriend got physical with him, and the man needed advice on what to do about the situation. The man did not want to press charges. He simply wanted officers to document the incident, the report said.

3600 block of East McKinney Street — A 54-year-old man's tablet computer was stolen from his vehicle Thursday after someone broke a window at about 5:30 p.m., according to a police report. The man's vehicle had been parked near an O'Reilly Auto Parts store.

The suspects were not on the scene when police arrived, and no arrests were made.

4000 block of Interstate 35 — A 3-month-old puppy was stolen Monday afternoon from the bed of a 30-year-old Oklahoma woman's truck this week while she was inside a Cracker Barrel restaurant, according to a police report. She reported the incident at noon Thursday. No arrests were made.

600 block of Pierce Street — A man told police Thursday that his backpack was stolen out of his unlocked car sometime over the weekend at his home, according to a police report. No arrests were made.

1000 block of Fulton Street — A 15-year-old girl said she had been assaulted at Denton High School, according to a police report. The report did indicate whether the suspect was detained. The report did not include further information.


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

Denton County Sheriff's Office dispatchers handled 902 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve, and 52 people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton firefighters responded to 30 medical calls, five vehicle crashes and one building fire.

Denton police posted 12 reports online.