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Blotter: Woman loses more than $400 while shopping

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By Megan Gray / Staff Writer

A woman lost more than $400 cash while she was out shopping Friday afternoon in the 2300 block of West University Drive, police said.

According to Denton police reports, a 23-year-old female unknowingly dropped $465 cash from her wallet as she was paying for another item while shopping.

Another woman entered the location where the purchase was being made and picked up the money lying on the floor and left the location in a hurry, police said.

Reports indicate no arrests have been made.


Other reports

1700 block of Glendora Court — A man was a victim of vandalism Wednesday, police said.

According to Denton police reports, the complainant’s two vehicles were damaged while they were parked in his driveway between 10 p.m. Wednesday and 6 a.m. Thursday.

The man told police both his back windows to his cars were shattered.

He said he believes the windows were shot at with a BB gun, police said.

100 block of Duchess Drive — A Denton police officer was dispatched after a man called 911 to report he had harmed his 3-month-old son.

According to reports, the father said he dropped his son 16 times on the couch. The father indicated he tried to calm the child, who was inconsolable.

The father also told police he had dropped his son about four to six inches into his hands over the couch because his son would not stop crying, police said.

According to reports, the father said the police would need to kill him because of what he did.

Medics checked the baby and determined he should be taken to the hospital to be checked out by a doctor.



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

* Forty-four people were booked into the Denton County Jail.

* Denton police posted 23 reports online.

From Sunday, Dec. 9 to Saturday:

* Texas Woman’s University police responded to 99 calls for service, made 14 reports, two escorts, wrote 17 parking violations, wrote four moving violations and made three arrests.

From Sunday, Dec. 9 to Thursday:

* University of North Texas police responded to three medical calls, searched a school hallway for contraband, responded to one vehicle fire, made two outside agency warrant arrests, made two theft reports, responded to one burglary of a vehicle, made one driving while intoxicated arrest, made one warrant arrest for evading arrest/detention, responded to two disorderly conducts, made one possession of controlled substance arrest and one possession of marijuana and outside agency warrant arrest, responded to one minor crash, responded to one consumption of alcohol by minor call, issued one citation for urinating in public, responded to two harassment calls, made one public intoxication arrest and responded to one disturbance call for a student refusing to leave the faculty lounge.


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.