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Blotter: Man strips in Shell station, taken to hospital

Update 10:30 a.m. - The person referenced in the first report was a 42-year-old man, not a juvenile.

A 42 year-old man walked in the Shell station in the 1800 block of North Elm Street and declared he was going to die while shaking and stripping off his clothes. 

At 12:45 p.m. Monday, officers went to the scene and transported him to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton, according to a police report. 

In the clothes he left on the business floor, there was a syringe, crystal methamphetamine and five kinds of prescription pills, said Bryan Cose, a spokesperson for the police department. Cose did not know the man's condition Tuesday.

Other reports

5700 block of Teasley Lane — A man tried to burglarize the Hickory Creek Baptist Church about 9:30 p.m. Monday night, according to a police department. 

He entered the church and pointed a gun at a 15-year-old boy who was in the church before fleeing, the report said. The pastor didn't believe anything was stolen and was able to describe the car the suspect was driving, but no arrest has been made, Cose said. 

Loop 288 and East University Drive — A woman involved in a traffic crash had outstanding warrants from Fort Worth police and pills hidden in her clothes, according to a police report.

Kathleen Gillis, 31, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for theft in Fort Worth. As she was being arrested, she told officers she had pills that weren't prescribed to her hidden in her clothes, Cose said. She also was charged with possession of a controlled substance between one and four grams.


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

Police posted 27 reports online and made 13 arrests.