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Blotter: Carrollton police investigating death

Carrollton police are investigating a man’s death as a murder.

According to police, they received a call at 5:30 p.m. Friday about a deceased person at a residence in the 2100 block of Placid Drive.

The victim has not been identified, but police say he is probably in his early 20s and most likely knew the killer.

Police are not releasing any other details.


Other reports

19700 block of West U.S. Highway 380 — Between 300 and 500 gallons of fuel was reported stolen during the weekend.

According to reports, the locks were cut off the fuel caps from construction vehicles on site.

A white flatbed pickup was parked next to the vehicles over the weekend on the property according to some eye witnesses, deputies said.

More than $1,000 worth of diesel was reportedly siphoned.

No arrests have been made but there will be close patrol in the area over the next two weeks, deputies said.

900 block of Oglethorpe Lane — Deputies responded to a theft call Tuesday after someone reported 90 feet of 5/8-inch condenser wire was stolen from one of their homes under construction.

Deputies said the copper wire is valued at $1,200.

100 block of North Locust Street — Denton police responded to a burglary of a building call at an area bar Tuesday afternoon around 3:40 p.m.

According to reports, someone at the bar called police about the safe being stolen overnight.

The amount of money missing isn’t being disclosed at this time for investigative reasons, a police spokesman said.

No arrest has been made and there are no new leads at this time, according to police.



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

•  Denton police responded to 233 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 14 reports online.

•  Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 618 officer- and service-initiated calls from the agencies they serve. Thirty-five people were booked into county jail.

•  Denton firefighters responded to 26 medical calls, one vehicle accident with no injuries and two vehicle accidents with injuries, one animal rescue, one good-intent call, one public service call and two unintentional alarm sounded calls.

Argyle firefighters responded to two medical calls. Argyle police officers responded to two requests to assist other agencies, nine building checks, one disturbance, two follow up investigations, one 911 hang-up, one motorist assist, one noise complaint, one suspicious vehicle, 27 traffic stops, one traffic complaint and one vehicle complaint.

Aubrey firefighters responded to four medical calls and one structure fire. Aubrey police officers responded to four close patrol calls, one criminal mischief report and four traffic reports.

Carrollton police had 152 prisoners processed through the city jail and responded to 152 incident calls between 7 a.m. Monday, Nov. 26, and Sunday.

Double Oak firefighters responded to one medical call. Double Oak police officers responded to one request to assist another agency, one auto theft report, five traffic calls and six requests for vacation watch.

Hickory Creek police officers responded to one abandoned vehicle, three requests to assist another agency and two requests to assist a motorist.

Justin firefighters responded to two medical calls. Justin police officers responded to two domestic disturbance calls, two 911 hang-ups, one intoxicated person call and one suspicious vehicle call and one traffic call.

Krum police officers responded to one domestic disturbance call, one request to meet a complainant, one motorist assist, one noise complaint, one open door, one ordinance violation and 10 traffic calls.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to six medical calls, one request to assist a citizen, one request to unlock a vehicle and one traffic accident.

Oak Point firefighters responded to one structure fire and one medical call. Oak Point police officers responded to one request to assist another agency, one report of found property, one medical call, one report of suspicious activity and one suspicious vehicle report.

Ponder police officers responded to one assault report and one criminal mischief report.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to two medical calls. Pilot Point police officers responded to three requests for close patrol, one report of gun shots heard, one report of suspicious activity, one terroristic threat report and three traffic calls.

Sanger firefighters responded to two medical calls. Sanger police officers responded to one agency assist, one animal complaint, two criminal mischief reports, one juvenile complaint, three meet complainant calls, nine traffic calls and one welfare concern.

— Megan Gray

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.