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Blotter: Kidnapping report said to be misunderstanding

A woman who was reported to be kidnapped by her boyfriend was found safe in Oklahoma on Tuesday, and she told police the report and incident was a misunderstanding.

Police responded at about 10:15 p.m. on Monday in the 2200 block of Bernard Street to the kidnapping report.

The woman’s sister called and told police that the woman called her twice on Monday stating she was locked in a room and being threatened by her boyfriend and two other males.

Earlier that day, a neighbor told police the woman stopped by his house and was acting strange.

He told police that the woman left her groceries at his house saying he could have them.

The neighbor then told police that he saw the woman being forced into a truck by her boyfriend.

Officers released a bulletin for the missing woman, with descriptions of her and her boyfriend.

On Tuesday, officers discovered that the woman was in Oklahoma with her boyfriend and in good condition. Police said they believe Monday’s incident was drug related and that the woman and her boyfriend were under the influence of an illegal drug.


Other reports

1000 Welch Street — A man told a Denton police officer that his roommate was threatened by her ex-boyfriend and three unknown males and they tried to break down their apartment door.

The man said his roommate ran into her ex-boyfriend at a nearby gas station and that they got into an argument, he told police. The man told police that his roommate started dating a new guy and that the ex-boyfriend wasn’t too thrilled about the news.

The roommate told police she ran home after confronting her ex-boyfriend at the gas station. She said when she got home, she turned off all the lights and she and her roommate acted like they were not home.

A few minutes later they told police that the men began banging on the door. The door was damaged and one of the men began to walk into the apartment, but he was stopped by the landlord, who told the men that the apartment was empty.

The men left in an unknown make or model pickup truck. The ex-girlfriend gave police her ex-boyfriend’s home address.

No arrests were made at the time the report was filed. The investigation is still ongoing. The landlord estimated the door would cost $250 to repair.

2000 block of Fairmount Park — On Monday, a man told police his Silverado was burglarized and that a thief stole his laptop. The man told police that his side, rear window was forced open and damaged. The laptop was in the back seat in plain view, the man told police.

709 block of West Congress Street — A middle school student was taken to the Denton County Juvenile Detention Center accused of assaulting an assistant principal.

An instructor told police that the student was disrupting class. The student said she wanted to go home and that she would do anything to make it happen, according to the report.

The student was sent to the principal’s office and that’s where she was accused of attacking the assistant principal, causing injury.



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

•  Denton police handled 346 service and officer-initiated calls.

•  Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 622 calls.Thirty-eight people were booked into county jail.

•  Denton firefighters had 19 calls, including 14 medical calls, one hazardous condition, one authorized controlled burn, three building fires and one lock out.

Argyle firefighters responded to six medical calls, one fire alarm and one structure fire.

Aubrey firefighters responded to four medical calls, one traffic incident, one fire alarm call and a structure fire.

Krum firefighters responded to four medical calls and one structure fire.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to one citizen assist, one entrapment, 4 medical calls and one traffic incident.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to one fire alarm call, four medical calls and two structure fires.

Sanger firefighters responded to two medical calls, one traffic incident and three structure fires.

— John D. Harden


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.