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Blotter: Man threatens to kill roommates, police say

A 24-year-old man allegedly threatened to kill his three roommates shortly before midnight Monday in the 1000 block of Greenbend Drive, Denton police said.

Victims reported the suspect was intoxicated and threatened to kill all of them, then grabbed a machete, according to reports.

Police said the three roommates claimed to fear for their lives.

The suspect was arrested on public intoxication and terroristic threat charges. A spokesman for Denton police said one of the victims, a 29-year-old male, was also arrested on outstanding warrants out of The Colony.


Other reports

3300 block of Evers Parkway — Someone broke into four portable school buildings sometime between 1:30 and 3 p.m. Saturday, police said.

A Denton school district employee reported the incident to police shortly after 4 p.m. Monday, according to reports.

The employee said someone entered four of the school’s portable buildings and took items from at least one. Reports stated that paint taken from one of the buildings was spread inside and outside the buildings and along a nearby walkway. No arrests have been made and there is no video available, according to reports.

300 block of Normal Street — A 28-year-old woman told police that someone made unauthorized charges to her credit card Monday evening. The victim reported that her card had been used on online dating sites and to purchase flowers and a hotel, police said. There were four transactions to her card that she did not approve, according to reports.

1200 block of Ave A — Shortly before 5 a.m. Monday, a 35-year-old man from The Colony reported that his car was burning in a Denton parking lot, police said. The victim later discovered that his wallet had been taken from the vehicle, and he was notified by his bank of suspicious transactions, according to reports. No damage estimate to the car was listed.



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

Denton County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers handled 706 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Forty-five people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police handled 323 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 24 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to one electrical short, two defective wiring calls and 19 medical calls.

Carrollton police responded to 92 incidents and processed 156 people into the city jail from Monday, April 1 through Sunday.

Lewisville police made 12 arrests.

Argyle police responded to 31 traffic calls, two reckless drivers, one suspicious person, assisted one motorist and responded to one loose livestock call.

Aubrey firefighters responded to five medical calls, one entrapment, two structure fires, one traffic incident transport, one vehicle unlock and assisted one citizen. Aubrey police responded to one theft report and one criminal mischief report.

Bartonville police responded to one suspicious activity call, one traffic call and one loose livestock call.

Double Oak firefighters responded to one water main break. Double Oak police responded to one theft report and nine traffic calls.

Hickory Creek police responded to one narcotics call, two suspicious activity calls, 17 traffic calls and one animal complaint.

Justin firefighters responded to one structure fire. Justin police assisted one agency and responded to one report of gunshots heard and one loose livestock call.

Krum firefighters responded to one medical call. Krum police assisted two agencies and responded to one disturbance call, one ordinance violation and three traffic calls.

Krugerville police responded to three traffic calls.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to two structure fires, one traffic transport incident and three medical calls.

Little Elm firefighters responded to one alarm fire, two structure fires and four medical calls. Little Elm police assisted two agencies and responded to one burglary report, one Child Protective Services referral, one criminal mischief in progress, one deadly conduct call, four disturbance calls, two structure fires, five traffic calls and three animal complaints.

Oak Point police responded to one burglary report, six traffic calls, three animal complaints and assisted one motorist.

Ponder firefighters responded to one medical call. Ponder police responded to one vehicle theft, two traffic calls and assisted one motorist.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to two medical calls and one traffic transport incident. Pilot Point police responded to one traffic transport incident and one animal complaint.

Sanger firefighters responded to one locked vehicle. Sanger police responded to one assault, one disturbance, one harassment report, one reckless driver, one suspicious person and two traffic calls.

The Colony firefighters assisted two agencies and responded to one smoke detector activation and four medical calls.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to two medical calls. Trophy Club police responded to two medical calls, four suspicious activity calls, nine traffic calls and assisted one motorist.

— Megan Gray