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Blotter: Police investigate stabbing incident in Argyle

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By Megan Gray / Staff Writer

Deputies responded to a stabbing incident in Argyle on Saturday, when an argument between a couple resulted in injuries, according to Denton County Sheriff’s Office reports.

Shortly after 4 p.m. Saturday, deputies arrived in the 7300 block of Evelyn Lane after the boyfriend’s mother called police to report that her son had been stabbed by his ex-girlfriend. The mother said her son and the ex-girlfriend live together in a separate house on the property but are not dating anymore.

According to reports, the mother and her husband heard some arguing before checking on her son.

The 20-year-old man said he and his ex-girlfriend were having an argument when he told her that he didn’t want to be living together anymore. The 26-year-old woman then grabbed his cellphone and refused to give it back, he told deputies. He said he was finally able to retrieve his phone and went upstairs to a room where he found the ex-girlfriend holding a knife.

The man said she stabbed him in the upper right back of his chest and then again on the lower right side of his abdomen before running out with the knife toward a nearby field and hopping a fence to get away, the report states.

Deputies reported the wounds were bleeding and were about a half-inch deep. No medical treatment was sought at the time.

The Sheriff’s Office is searching for the suspect.


Other reports

500 block of West University Drive — Denton police were dispatched to an area grocery store Sunday night after the store manager reported holding someone in his custody near the store. According to reports, the store manager reported the suspect stole wine and had a confrontation with the off-duty deputy constable who confronted him. The suspect escaped from the constable, but was then caught by the constable across the street, police said.

The suspect was charged with theft under $50 and evading arrest or detention.

1600 block of West University Drive — A local rental truck company was short a truck Sunday morning after a disgruntled woman customer was told she couldn’t rent a moving truck the day before, police said.

According to reports, an employee of the company couldn’t rent out any vehicles after the company’s computer system went down but promised to help first thing the next morning. The employee told officers the woman left the shop upset.

The employee alleged the upset woman stole keys to a van while she was there and came back during the night and stole the truck, police reported. No arrests have been made.



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

•  Denton police handled 775 service and officer-initiated calls.

•  Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 1,794 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve.Ninety seven people were booked into the county jail.

•  Denton firefighters responded to 111 calls, including 61 medical calls.

Argyle firefighters responded to six medical calls, one traffic incident, one grass fire, one smoke investigation, one vehicle fire, one stabbing and one carbon monoxide or hazmat investigation.

Aubrey firefighters responded to nine medical calls, onefire, one citizen assist, one smoke investigation and one suspicious person.

Double Oak firefighters responded to one smoke investigation.

Justin firefighters responded to six medical calls, one disturbance call, one smoke investigation, one structure fire and one vehicle unlock.

Krum firefighters responded to three medical calls, one vehicle unlock and one traffic incident transport.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to one fire, one assault or sexual assault, 15 medical calls, one carbon monoxide or hazmat call and four traffic incidents.

Oak Point firefighters responded to three medical calls.

Ponder firefighters responded to one breathing problem and one illegal burning.

Roanoke firefighters responded to one traffic incident.

Sanger firefighters responded to one electrical fire, one illegal burn, one traffic incident, one disturbance and three medical calls.

MEGAN GRAY can be reached at 940-566-6885. Her 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.