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Blotter: Report: Video shows theft from machine

The owner of a coin-operated laundry in the 1100 block of Loop 288 arrived at his business Tuesday morning to discover someone had forced their way into a vending machine and stole cash from it.

According to reports, after the owner of the business reviewed surveillance camera footage, he noticed the suspects breaking into the machine at 3:29 a.m.

No arrests have been made, reports indicate.


Other reports

10400 block of Terrace Road — Deputies responded to a theft-of-firearm call shortly before 10 a.m. Tuesday morning.

According to reports, a handgun worth $500 was taken from a residence.



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

•  Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 647 service and officer initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Forty-eight people were booked into Denton County Jail.

•  Denton police officers handled 245 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 16 reports online.

•  Denton firefighters responded to 24 medical calls, one vehicle accident, one assisting police call, one aircraft standby call,one defective elevator call, one detector activation with no fire, one police matter, one electrical/wiring equipment call and one malicious/mischievous call.

n Lewisville police made eight arrests.

Argyle firefighters responded to four medical alarms and one grass fire. Argyle police officers responded to three administrative duty calls, nine building checks, six close patrol calls, two 911 hang-up calls, one motorist call, and responded to one suspicious vehicle, 15 traffic calls, three vacation watches, one walkthrough and one traffic transport incident and two loose livestock calls.

Aubrey firefighters responded to five medical calls. Aubrey police officers responded to one administrative duty, two agency assistance calls, one bite report, one burglary, two close patrol call, one structure fire and one theft in progress call.

Bartonville police officers met one complainant and responded to one traffic call.

Double Oak firefighters responded to one electrical fire. Double Oak police officers assisted one agency, responded to one electrical fire and five traffic calls.

Hickory Creek police officers responded to two suspicious activity related calls, and 19 traffic calls.

Justin police officers responded to two 911 hang-ups and one audible alarm call.

Krum police officers responded to one structure fire and four traffic calls.

Krugerville police officers responded to one administrative duty call, assisted one agency, met one complainant, responded to one suspicious vehicle, two traffic calls and one walkthrough.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to one alarm fire, five medical calls, one vehicle fire and two traffic transports.

Little Elm police officers responded to one abandoned vehicle, three admin duty calls, assisted one agency, and responded to three animal complaints, six building checks, two burglaries, three disturbance related calls, two follow-up investigations, one found property report, met two complainants, three motorists assist calls, one noise complaint, one reckless driver, one road block, seven suspicious activity related calls, one theft report, seven traffic calls, one vacation watch, three vehicle complaints and two walkthrough calls.

Oak Point police officers responded to one medical call, two disturbance related calls, one follow-up investigation, one traffic call, met one complainant and transported one traffic incident.

Ponder police officers responded to one animal complaint, assisted two motorists, and responded to one ordinance violation, one road blockage and four traffic calls.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to two medical calls. Pilot Point police officers responded to one animal complaint and one traffic call and met two complainants.

Sanger firefighters responded to four medical calls. Sanger police officers responded to one agency assist, one animal complaint, one assault report, one criminal mischief report, one disturbance call, four follow-up investigations, one suspicious vehicle call, four welfare concerns and two traffic transport incidents.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to three medical calls and assisted one citizen. Trophy Club police officers responded to one building check, assisted one agency, responded to two burglary-in-progress calls, made 14 close patrol calls, met two complainants, responded to one special patrol call, one suspicious activity call, two traffic calls, one vehicle complaint and seven walkthroughs.

— 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.