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Blotter: Man reports roommate smoking marijuana to police

A man called police Saturday night to tell them that his roommate and some friends were smoking marijuana in their apartment, according to a police report.

The caller told police that he would let officers into the apartment and lead them to his unsuspecting roommate and his roommate’s friends, according to the report.

Once inside the apartment, the officers reported, they noticed the odor of burnt marijuana.

When the suspects saw the officers, they slammed the door to their bedroom and attempted to flee through a window, according to the report.

However, the officers detained six male suspects and issued each of them citations for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police reported finding one person in possession of prescription medication that did not belong to him. He was arrested on a charge of possession of a controlled substance, according to the report.


Other reports

1200 block of Buena Vista Street A man was arrested late Saturday night after he allegedly caused his wife to fall down a flight of stairs when she attempted to hug him in an effort to resolve an argument, according to a police report.

The two were arguing inside their home, and when the wife tried to hug her husband, he shrugged her away, which caused her to fall down the stairs, according to the report.

The woman was transported to the emergency room for observation.

1130 block of Morse Street — A man and a 65-year-old woman got into an argument early Saturday morning, which led to the man allegedly attacking the woman with a vacuum cleaner, according to a police report.

The victim called police to report the domestic violence incident.

According to the police report, the two had been arguing for several minutes before the incident escalated.

The woman told police that she had been assaulted and injured after the man hit her with the vacuum cleaner.

An officer reported observing several lacerations on her arms and a bruise on her head.

The man was arrested and charged with assault against an elderly or disabled person.

— 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.