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Blotter: Report: Man arrested after traffic stop

A traffic stop turned into an arrest on multiple warrants for a Denton man early Sunday.

An officer patrolling the area around Teasley and Londonderry lanes spotted a vehicle making a wide right turn at the intersection. After making contact with the driver, the officer discovered the man did not have a driver’s license, though he did verbally identify himself to the officer, according to a police report.

After checking his name through the dispatcher, the officer discovered the man had multiple warrants for his arrest.

The officer arrested the man. After subsequent checking, the man was charged with local outstanding warrants and possession of a controlled substance.


Other reports

2000 block of West University Drive — A Denton officer responding to a criminal mischief report spoke to the owner of a building where a window was broken.

The victim said he spoke to the suspects.

They had agreed to pay for the damages caused, but before they could finalize the agreement, the suspects ran to their vehicle and fled the scene, according to a police report.

3500 block of Briercliff Drive — A victim reported returning home from taking his father to church to find his back door standing open, according to a police report.

The man looked around his home and found a window unlocked in the back bedroom and $200 in cash missing.

Lewisville area — Lewisville police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a person who robbed the Bank of the West at 329 W. Main St. in Lewisville on Friday, according to a news release.

The unknown suspect entered the bank at approximately 10 a.m., displayed a note and demanded cash.

The suspect fled the bank in an unknown direction.

The suspect was described as a black male, 5 feet to 5 feet 2 inches tall with a slim to medium build and a dark complexion, based on video obtained during the incident. The suspect was wearing large sunglasses, jeans and a long-sleeve button-down shirt. Police ask the public to note the unique markings on his cap, according to the news release.

Anyone with any information should contact the Lewisville Police Department at 972-219-TIPS (8477) or Denton County Crime Stoppers at 800-388-TIPS (8477).



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

Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 2,191 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve, including 403 calls for sheriff’s deputies. A total of 116 people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police handled 847 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 72 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to 41 medical calls, three motor vehicle accidents with injuries, two vehicle accidents with no injuries, five unintentional alarms, four false alarms, one gas leak, one medical public service call, one person in distress call, one cooking fire, one rescue, one fire, one passenger vehicle fire, one good-intent call and one overheated motor.

Argyle firefighters responded to five medical calls, one structure fire and two traffic transport incidents. Argyle police responded to 139 calls including 54 traffic calls and 21 building checks.

Aubrey firefighters responded to seven medical calls, two alarm fires, one citizen assist, one fall, one grass fire, one structure fire, one odor investigation, one suicide attempt, one suspicious person call and one vehicle unlock. Aubrey police responded to 64 calls including 38 traffic calls, 10 follow-up investigations and two suspicious vehicles.

Bartonville police responded to 24 calls including 10 traffic calls.

Corinth police responded to 290 calls, 17 vacation watch calls, two intoxicated person calls, seven suspicious vehicle reports and five noise complaints.

Double Oak firefighters responded to one traffic transport incident. Double Oak police responded to 40 calls, including a reckless driver, a building check and a solicitor complaint.

Hickory Creek police responded to 121 calls including seven narcotics calls, two reckless driver incidents and two assault reports.

Justin firefighters responded to five medical calls, one assault, one domestic disturbance, one entrapment, one illegal burn and two structure fires. Justin police responded to 11 calls including one criminal trespass report and two animal complaints.

Krum firefighters responded to five medical calls, one domestic disturbance, one report of downed power lines, two suicide attempts and one traffic transport incident. Krum police responded to 26 calls including two reports of theft, two noise complaints and one assault report.

Krugerville police responded to 23 calls including 12 traffic calls.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to nine medical calls, two alarm fires, two reported assaults, two carbon monoxide or hazmat calls, four illegal burns, one structure fire and four traffic transport incidents.

Little Elm firefighters responded to 18 calls including nine medical calls, three fires and a traffic transport incident. Little Elm police responded to 235 calls including three reports of criminal mischief, two verbal disturbances, 10 reports of reckless drivers, two thefts in progress and seven noise complaints.

Oak Point firefighters responded to two medical calls. Oak Point police responded to 73 calls including three verbal disturbances, a noise complaint, nine ordinance violations and two reports of suspicious activity.

Ponder firefighters responded to six medical calls, one domestic disturbance and one traffic transport incident. Ponder police responded to 44 calls, including nine ordinance violations, 14 traffic calls and a report of suspicious activity.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to three medical calls, one vehicle fire, two suicide attempts, one road blockage hazard and three traffic transport incidents. Pilot Point police responded to 39 calls including four traffic calls, one noise complaint and four traffic calls.

Sanger firefighters responded to six medical calls, two structure fires, one unknown fire, one suicide attempt, two traffic transport incidents and two vehicle unlocks. Sanger police responded to 78 calls including two abandoned vehicles, one report of harassment, eight motorist assist calls, two reckless drivers and five reports of suspicious activity.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to one carbon monoxide alarm, one assault report, one carbon monoxide call, one structure fire, one odor investigation, one traffic transport incident, one vehicle unlock and one water main break. Trophy Club police responded to 186 calls including 33 building checks, five ordinance violations and one report of criminal mischief.

— Bj Lewis