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Blotter: Homeowner reports laptop stolen

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By Bj Lewis / Staff Writer

Someone made off with a laptop while a homeowner took a shower Wednesday, the man reported to police.

Officers responded to a burglary call in the 2400 block of Denison Street, where a man reported the laptop as stolen.

The man said he resides at the home with two roommates and the night before another person stayed the night. The man said he woke up at about 11:30 a.m. to take a shower and was the only one at home. He said that while he was in the shower, he heard the side door of the house open.

The door is usually locked but the man suspected the person who stayed overnight may have left it unlocked, the report states.

When he got out of the shower, he noticed a laptop that was sitting next to the TV and within 10 feet of the side door was gone.

The side door was left open. The laptop belongs to one of his roommates, the report said.


Other report

900 block of Fort Worth Drive — A convenience store clerk reported to police that a man entered the store, grabbed two 18-packs of beer and a 24-pack of beer and walked out without paying.

She followed the man outside and saw him walk around the back of the store toward a nearby service station. The clerk lost the suspect in the dark. She stood in the parking lot for a few moments and saw a van pull away from the direction of the service station.



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

•  Denton police handled 353 service and officer-initiated calls.

•  Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 616 calls for the agencies they serve. Forty-seven people were booked into county jail.

•  Denton firefighter call information was not available.

Aubrey firefighters responded to four medical calls.

Krum firefighters responded to one medical call.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to five medical calls, two requests to assist a citizen, a structure fire, a vehicle fire and a traffic incident.

Oak Point firefighters responded to one medical call.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to a controlled burn and a request to assist a citizen.

Sanger firefighters responded to four medical calls and a structure fire.

BJ LEWIS can be reached at 940-566-6875. His e-mail address is .


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.