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Blotter: Report: Man arrested after police respond to robbery

Denton police responded to a robbery at gunpoint Tuesday shortly before 11 a.m.

According to reports, a man pointed what appeared to be a handgun at the victim inside a business located in the 1000 block of Dallas Drive.

The suspect pointed a gun at the employee and took a large amount of cash from the register before fleeing on foot, according to police.

The 19-year-old suspect has since been arrested on charges of criminal mischief greater than $500 less than $1,500, aggravated robbery and evading arrest.


Other reports

6100 block of Meadowlands Drive, Krum area — A woman told Denton County sheriff’s deputies that a laptop went missing from her home.

She said she called a Sanger firm to service her air conditioner and a technician came to her home Nov. 14.

She said she was home ill that day, and told him he could let himself out when he was done.

When her son got home later that day, he told her that his laptop and power cord were missing, according to a deputy’s report.

The woman said she didn’t see the technician leave or take the laptop. She also said she knew of no one else who was in the house that day.



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

•  Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 689 officer- and service-initiated calls for the agencies they serve, including 114 calls for sheriff’s deputies. Forty-one people were booked into Denton County Jail.

•  Denton police responded to 258 officer- and service-initiated calls and posted 25 reports online.

•  Denton firefighters reported to 17 medical calls, two gas leaks, one good-intent call, two motor vehicle accidents with injuries, one car fire, four investigations, two service calls, one outside rubbish, trash or waste fire, one cooking fire confined to container, one structure fire and one public service assistance.

Argyle police responded to 48 calls, including 27 traffic incidents, and three reports of a prowler or suspicious person. Argyle firefighters responded to two fire alarms, one carbon monoxide alarm, one vehicle fire, one structure fire and one request for assistance.

Aubrey police responded to nine traffic incidents and one report of criminal mischief. Aubrey firefighters responded to one fire alarm and five medical calls.

Double Oak police responded to six calls, including four traffic incidents. Double Oak firefighters responded to one structure fire.

Hickory Creek police responded to 28 calls, including 16 traffic incidents, one theft report and one report of criminal mischief.

Krum police responded to 15 calls, including three traffic incidents and one report of a terroristic threat. Krum firefighters responded to one illegal burn.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to two fire alarms, two carbon monoxide alarms, one odor investigation and three medical calls.

Lewisville police made 15 arrests.

Oak Point police responded to 11 calls, including one report of criminal mischief and one harassment report. Oak Point firefighters responded to one request to assist a citizen.

Ponder police responded to six calls, including four follow-up investigations. Ponder firefighters responded to two medical calls and one report of smoke.

Pilot Point police responded to 11 calls, including one report of child abuse and one disturbance. Pilot Point firefighters responded to six medical calls.

Sanger police responded to 14 calls, including one report of a domestic disturbance and one terroristic threat.

— Megan Gray and Peggy Heinkel-Wolfe

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.