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Blotter: Two arrested after officer draws gun during domestic disturbance

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Kyle Martin, Staff Writer

A woman and man were arrested Friday night after Denton police officers responded to a call about a domestic disturbance in the 200 block of Avenue F, according to police report. 

A caller tipped off police to the domestic disturbance, saying a man was on top of a woman hitting her, the report said. 

Officers reportedly heard shouting and a possible altercation down the street. Police contacted and detained the two individuals, who became "very combative," according to the police report. 

Upon making contact with the 19-year-old man and 20-year-old woman, at least one officer drew a gun. Police said that the male suspect was detained a second time after "pulling away" from an officer searching him for weapons, and that the female suspect grabbed the gun-wielding arm of an officer.  

Both were arrested and taken to the city jail on charges of interfering with public duties. 

Other reports

4000 block of Shiraz Drive — A 47-year-old man was arrested early Saturday morning for a charge of assault causing bodily injury and family violence, according to a police report.

A 44-year-old woman was the only victim identified in the report. No other information was provided in the report. 

3200 block of Teasley Lane — An unidentified man was reported for fraudulently trying to obtain prescriptions from several pharmacies around the area, according to a police report. 

A caller told police that on Friday, a man entered the pharmacy and tried to fill prescriptions using false identifying information, and said the man had been trying to fraudulently fill prescriptions elsewhere. 

Victims in the report include Tri City Psychiatric Services in Arlington, a CVS Pharmacy store in Denton, a 48-year-old woman from El Paso and a 66-year-old man from Rockwall. 

Security surveillance footage exists of the suspect, but his identity remains unknown, according to the report. 


Between 6 a.m. Friday and 6 a.m. Saturday, Denton police  answered 135 calls for service, made 13 arrests, filed 20 charges, including two felonies and 18 misdemeanors, and filed 13 reports online.