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Blotter: Man reports being stabbed during altercation

Denton police responded to an emergency room at a local hospital to take a report of a stabbing at about 1 a.m. Sunday.

The 21-year-old victim told police that he was in the area of East Windsor Drive and North Bell Avenue when he was in altercation with another man.

At one point, the man pulled out a sharp object and stabbed him, according to the police report. The man was injured on his neck and hand. Police had no other information on the extent of the man’s injuries, according to spokesman Officer Ryan Grelle.

The victim told police he did not see the object he was cut with and did not know the person who cut him.


Other reports

100 block of Duchess Drive — A 33-year-old Denton woman called police at about noon Sunday to report that she believed someone stole her 4-year-old Maltese dog.

On Saturday, she had let the dog out of her apartment at about 8 p.m. and it ran to a tree to relieve itself, according to Grelle.

She turned her back for a few minutes and the dog was gone. She didn’t see anyone take the dog, Grelle said.

2700 block of West University Drive — Loss-prevention officers called police to report a shoplifter running across a parking lot to a nearby gas station.

They told officers that they witnessed the woman placing items in her purse and started walking out of the store.

When they tried to detain her, she threw her purse under a car and kept running, according to the police report.

Officers were able to locate the woman and arrested her, charging her with theft.

12300 block of Fern Lane, Justin area — A sheriff’s deputy was dispatched at about 5:30 p.m. Sunday to take a harassment report.

A woman told the deputy that in the past 24 hours, she received 28 calls and eight text messages from different men wanting to have sex with her, according to department spokesman Roger Griggs.

Someone unknown to her had placed her cellphone number on a chat line without her consent, Griggs said.

10200 block of Fincher Road, Argyle area — A man called sheriff’s deputies at about 8 p.m. Friday to report someone had burglarized his barn.

The man told deputies that his barn was secure when he left earlier in the day, but when he got home, he noticed the door was open, Griggs said.

The man reported that two saddles worth $2,000 each and a chainsaw worth $800, was missing, Griggs said.



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

Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 1,900 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve, including 352 calls for sheriff’s deputies.

A total of 98 people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police responded to 733 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 70 reports online, including one report of child endangerment, three reports of aggravated assault and six other assault reports, seven burgarlies, one credit card abuse, six reports of criminal mischief, two of deadly conduct, four reports of fraud, 12 reports of possession, 13 reports of theft, three runaways and one report each of robbery, evading arrest, harrassment, public intoxication, terroristic threat and missing person.

Denton firefighters responded to 106 calls, including 58 medical calls; 10 calls to assist invalids or other good intent; 10 calls to assist police or other departments; six alarm malfunctions or smoke detectors; eight vehicle accidents with injuries, including two with pedestrians; one smoke, one fire, one trash fire and two controlled burns; and one call each for electrical arcing, a bomb scare, a lock-in and a water leak.

Argyle firefighters responded to three medical calls, an illegal burn and a traffic incident. Argyle police responded to 138 calls, 132 of which were self-initiated for traffic, vacation watch and other patrols.

Aubrey firefighters responded to 11 medical calls, two traffic incidents, two vehicle unlocks and one call each for a fire alarm, hazmat incident and smoke investigation. Aubrey police responded to 30 calls, including 17 traffic incidents.

Bartonville police responded to 12 calls, including nine self-initiated calls for traffic incidents.

Corinth police responded to 340 calls, 271 of which were self-initiated for traffic, vacation watch and other patrols.

Justin firefighters responded to three medical calls, one grass fire, one illegal burn, one odor and two smoke investigations, one unknown fire, one test call and one traffic incident. Justin police responded to 19 calls, including one reckless driver and two reports each of suspicious vehicles and theft.

Krum firefighters responded to 11 medical calls, and one call each for a citizen assist, smoke investigation and vehicle unlock. Krum police responded to 61 calls, including 32 traffic incidents.

Hickory Creek police responded to 77 calls, 59 of which were self-initiated for traffic.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to 15 medical calls, five calls for citizen assist, one smoke investigation and five traffic incidents.

Little Elm firefighters responded to 14 medical calls, one fire alarm, two requests for citizen assist, two traffic incidents and a water main break. Little Elm police responded to 172 calls, 88 of which were self-initiated, including 55 traffic incidents.

Oak Point police responded to 36 calls, 23 of which were self-initiated, including 13 traffic incidents.

Ponder firefighters responded to three medical calls and one smoke investigation. Ponder police responded to 26 calls, 24 of which were self-initiated, including 11 traffic incidents.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to six medical calls and four requests for citizen assist. Pilot Point police responded to 30 calls, 11 of which were self-initiated, including eight traffic incidents.

Sanger firefighters responded to nine medical calls, one illegal burn, four traffic incidents and two vehicle unlocks. Sanger police responded to 44 calls, including three reports of reckless drivers, four reports of disturbances and two reports each of fraud, noise and missing persons.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to four medical calls and one vehicle unlock. Trophy Club police responded to 137 calls, 98 of which were self-initiated including traffic incidents, close patrols and other patrols.

— Peggy Heinkel-Wolfe