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Blotter: Student reports being assaulted on school bus

A student reported being assaulted on a school bus in Aubrey on Thursday. Deputies responded to a complaint in the 4100 block of U.S. Highway 377 after the student notified police he was assaulted on the school bus.

According to reports, the student was sitting on the bus when another student approached him demanding “get outta my seat.” The victim said the only way he was going to move was if the other student made him, according to reports.

A fight ensued between the two before the victim got away. The victim said he moved to another seat and curled up and alleged he was then hit with a fist 10 times by the same student.

The reporting deputy didn’t see any injuries but took photos for documentation. The victim reported no serious injuries from the assault.


Other Reports

2800 block of North Masch Branch Road — Deputies responded to locks cut off county property Thursday.

According to reports, the city of Denton, and a gas well pad site on the property are two other tenants using the facility and property owned by Denton County. There were several locks on the gate and deputies were not sure which belonged to whom.Two locks on the gate were cut and deputies filed a criminal mischief report after 4 p.m. Thursday.

4005 Interstate 35E — The Denton Police Department responded to a burglary of a business call at a fast-food joint Thursday. The general manager of the restaurant advised suspicious activity has been occurring at her business for at least two weeks with various items coming up missing from the inventory, said police. According to reports, the manager also told police the unknown person(s) have been stealing cases of food products but there is no sign of forced entry.



From 7 a.m. Wednesday to 7 a.m. Thursday

•  Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 602 service and officer-initiated calls from the agencies they serve. Forty-seven people were booked into the Denton County Jail.

•  Denton police responded to 337 service and officer initiated calls and posted 17 reports online.

•  Denton firefighters responded to 19 medical calls, one lock-out, one excessive heat/scorch burns with no ignition call, one smoke scare, one vehicle accident with injuries and assisted one agency.

Argyle firefighters responded to three medical calls and one carbon monoxide and hazmat.

Argyle police assisted one other agency and responded to 14 building checks, two follow-up investigations, one missing person, one reckless driver, one suspicious activity, one suspicious vehicle, nine traffic calls, one vehicle complaint and two walk-through calls.

Aubrey firefighters responded to three medical calls, one assault or sexual assault and two traffic accidents.

Aubrey police assisted one agency and responded to one criminal mischief in progress and two traffic calls.

Double Oak police responded to one animal complaint, one carbon monoxide or hazardous materials call, one theft report, two traffic calls and two vacation watches.

Hickory Creek police officers responded to two requests to assist other agencies, one medical call, one 911 hang up, one motorist assist, one reckless driver and 19 traffic calls.

Justin firefighters responded to one electrical fire and one illegal burn.

Justin police officers responded to one domestic disturbance, one follow-up investigation, one meet complainant and one suspicious person call.

Krum firefighters responded to one disturbance, one illegal burn and one structure fire.

Krum police officers responded to two animal complaints, one close patrol, one follow-up investigation, one meet complainant, one ordinance violation, one reckless driver, one theft in progress, one traffic stop and one warrant service.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to seven medical calls, one illegal burn and one traffic accident.

Oak Point police officers responded to one animal complaint, one harassment report, one warrant service and one audible alarm.

Ponder firefighters responded to one citizen-assist call, one grass fire and one illegal burn.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to one medical call and one structure fire.

Pilot Point police officers responded to three close patrol calls, three traffic calls, one walk through and a warrant service.

Sanger firefighters responded to one structure fire and one medical call.

Sanger police responded to one animal complaint, one auto theft, one verbal disturbance, one structure fire, two follow-up investigations, one missing person report, two requests to assist motorists, one noise complaint, one road hazard, one suspicious activity, one theft report, four traffic calls, one welfare concern and one request to assist another agency.

— 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.