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Blotter: Resident issued citation for loud music loses radio

An officer was dispatched to the 2500 block of North Bell Avenue early Saturday to follow up on a loud-music complaint, only to find that someone had decided to try another solution, according to a police report.

The complainant called police at 4:50 a.m. to complain about the music, but when an officer arrived at the address, the resident said someone had entered his unlocked apartment while he was gone and stolen his radio, the report stated.

The resident was issued a citation for the loud music, and a report was taken for the burglary.


Other reports

1800 block of Laurelwood Drive — A teenage girl told police that she and her father got into a physical altercation at 11:01 a.m. Saturday, according to a police report.

According to an officer’s report, a caller contacted police, accusing her ex-husband of breaking a window and hitting the girl.

The ex-husband left prior to the officer’s arrival, according to the report. The daughter told police that her father hit her several times, according to the report.

The police officer reportedly observed several red marks on the girl’s arms and chest.

The case is under investigation.

2600 block of South Mayhill Road — A caller contacted police at 9:33 p.m. Saturday after she discovered that her cousin’s truck was missing.

According to a police report, the woman’s cousin is in jail and the caller did not know if her cousin owed money on the truck or if there was a lien on the vehicle.

The caller did not have any information on the truck except the color and model.

The case is under investigation.

5000 block of Teasley Lane — An officer was dispatched at 2 p.m. Saturday to a convenience store after a caller reported that a customer was attempting to obtain medication with a fake prescription.

The officer located the suspect and arrested her for fraudulently attempting to obtain a controlled substance, according to the officer’s report.

— John D. Harden


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.