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Blotter: Police investigating theft

Denton police officers are investigating a theft at a store in the 500 block of West University Drive on Sunday.

The manager called police to report the theft and that a woman fled the location thereafter.

He gave police a description of the suspect, who he said assaulted him, according to the report.


Other reports

5300 block of East McKinney Street — A woman reported Sunday that she and her brother were in an argument over rent when the two became engaged in an altercation.

The woman said her brother grabbed her by the neck and pushed her.

The brother left prior to the officer’s arrival, according to the report.

600 block of Ridgecrest Circle — Officers responded to a burglary call at a home Sunday.

Upon arrival, the victim told officers a bedroom window covered by sheet rock was kicked in and shattered.

Officers checked the building and found no one and nothing was reported taken.



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

Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 2,172 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve, including 383 calls for sheriff’s deputies. A total of 98 people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police handled 766 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 49 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to 42 medical calls, nine fireworks explosions with no fire, seven public service calls, three vehicle accidents with injuries, three outside rubbish fires, two police matters, one water leak, one unintentional alarm, three calls to assist an invalid, one agency assist, three good-intent calls, two motor vehicle accidents with injuries, two passenger vehicle fires, one carbon monoxide detector activation and one smoke detector activation due to malfunction.

Argyle firefighters responded to seven medical calls, one grass fire, one smoke investigation, one road blockage and one traffic transport incident.

Aubrey firefighters responded to a carbon monoxide alarm, five medical calls, one assault, one electrical fire, one grass fire, three structure fires, two vehicle fires and three vehicle unlocks. Aubrey police responded to 69 traffic calls and four fireworks complaints.

Bartonville police responded to 16 traffic calls and one loose livestock call.

Corinth police responded five fireworks complaints, five motorist assist calls and two noise complaints.

Double Oak firefighters responded to one medical call. Double Oak police responded to one fireworks complaint, one suspicious person and one report of an open door.

Hickory Creek police responded to six reports of suspicious persons, one report of a theft in progress and one reckless driver.

Justin firefighters responded to seven medical calls, four grass fires, one illegal burn, one smoke investigation, one traffic transport incident and one vehicle unlock.

Krum firefighters responded to six medical calls, one assault, four grass fires, two structure fires and one traffic transport incident. Krum police responded to 10 ordinance violations, two reports of a suspicious person and two fireworks complaints.

Krugerville police responded to two fireworks complaints and one reckless driver.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to 11 medical calls, three reports of assault, one grass fire, two structure fires, one unknown-type fire and one water main break.

Little Elm firefighters responded to five medical calls, one assault, one carbon monoxide hazamat call, one inspection, one station fill in, three structure fires, three traffic transport incidents and one vehicle unlock. Little Elm police responded to 165 calls including five fireworks complaints, two 911 hang-ups, three noise complaints and three ordinance violations.

Oak Point firefighters responded to two medical calls, one assault, one grass fire and one water main break. Oak Point police responded to 27 traffic calls, four ordinance violations and five fireworks complaints.

Ponder firefighters responded to a grass fire, one structure fire, one medical call and one welfare concern call. Ponder police responded to one 911 hang-up and two reports of suspicious persons.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to six medical calls, two citizen assists, one inspection, four grass fires, one structure fire, one vehicle unlock and one welfare concern call. Pilot Point police responded to four reports of suspicious vehicles and one burglary report.

Sanger firefighters responded to six medical calls, seven grass fires, one unknown-type fire, one vehicle fire, two traffic transport incidents and four vehicle unlocks. Sanger police responded to three fireworks complaints, one report of loose livestock and two noise complaints.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to five medical calls, one animal bite attack, one smoke investigation, one structure fire and one vehicle unlock. Trophy Club police responded to 14 ordinance violations, one fireworks complaint, one theft report and 17 traffic calls.

— Bj Lewis