A man discovered his dog went missing during a move from a residence in the 4100 block of Silver Dome Road on Thursday.
Deputies responded to a complaint from a man who reported that his friend moved out and took his female Chihuahua mix Thursday evening. According to reports, the man had been living with his friend until six months ago when he moved for personal family reasons.
He left the dog with the understanding that she would be taken care of during his absence, reports indicated. The dog owner has attempted to contact the friend by cellphone with no answer, said deputies.
12600 block of Carpenter Drive — Someone stole more than $900 worth of electricity for their home recently, according to sheriff’s reports. An employee with an area electric company stated the offender was bypassing the company’s electric meter and taking electricity without paying.
According to the employee, damage was caused to the meter and now the meter needs to be replaced.
A deputy located a damaged power cord on the neighbor’s property, reports state.
1400 block of Centre Place Drive — More than $5,000 worth of goods was stolen from two businesses between 6 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday, according to Denton police reports.
Police responded to two burglary calls Thursday shortly after 8 a.m. An employee of an electric company told police someone used an unknown device to pry and cut the latch to a metal storage container and removed two extension cords valued at $140.
Police reported that an employee of a mechanical business at the same address reported someone used an unknown device to pry and cut the latch to a storage container to remove one air conditioning unit valued at $2,500, two air handlers valued at $1,000 and two rolls of copper wire valued at $300.
From 7 .a.m. Thursday to 7 a.m. Friday:
- Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers received 681 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Thirty-nine people were booked into Denton County Jail.
- Denton police responded to 262 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 25 reports online.
- Denton firefighters responded to 24 medical calls, one public service assistance, one vehicle accident with no injuries and one false alarm.
Argyle firefighters responded to two medical calls.
Argyle police officers responded to one agency assist, eight building checks, one close patrol, one follow-up investigation, one motorist assist, one road blockage, one suspicious vehicle, 12 traffic calls, one vacation watch and one vehicle complaint.
Aubrey firefighters responded to six medical calls and one traffic incident.
Aubrey police officers responded to one criminal trespass report, one harassment report, one theft report and two traffic calls.
Double Oak police officers responded to one assault report, one missing person and one traffic call.
Hickory Creek police officers responded to one grass fire, one follow-up investigation, one harassment report, two motorist assists, two suspicious vehicles and 17 traffic calls.
Justin firefighters responded to one medical call.
Justin police officers responded to one disturbance call, one follow-up investigation, one theft report, four traffic calls, one vehicle complaint and one warrant service.
Krum firefighters responded to one carbon monoxide or hazmat call, one medical call and one traffic incident.
Krum police officers responded to one animal complaint, one close patrol, one motorist assist, one ordinance violation, one person with a gun call, one terroristic threat report, three traffic reports and one welfare concern.
Lake Cities firefighters responded to two medical calls, one assault, one grass fire, one odor investigation and one traffic incident.
Lewisville police officers booked eight people into the city jail.
Oak Point firefighters responded to two medical calls.
Oak Point police officers responded to one medical call, two animal complaints, one open door, two suspicious activity calls, one suspicious person and four traffic calls.
Ponder firefighters responded to one carbon monoxide call, one traffic incident and one vehicle unlock.
Ponder police officers responded to one traffic call.
Pilot Point firefighters responded to two medical calls.
Pilot Point police officers responded to three close patrols, one forgery of fraud, two motorist assists, three suspicious activity calls and four traffic stops.
Sanger firefighters responded to four medical calls.
Sanger police officers responded to one animal complaint, two criminal mischief reports, one disturbance call, one domestic disturbance call, three follow-up investigations, one harassment report, three meet the complainant calls, one suicide attempt, two road blockages, one suspicious activity, one theft report and three traffic calls.
— 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.