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Blotter: Man arrested on multiple charges

A Denton police officer dispatched to a residence in the 700 block of Fort Worth Drive on Sunday in reference to a domestic violence call was immediately confronted by multiple people screaming, “He is trying to kill her,” according to a police report.

The officer was directed to the third floor, where he found a man who had his shirt off and both his hands balled into fists standing in a combative stance screaming taunts and obscenities, the report stated. The man appeared to have two females cornered in the room and it looked like he was about to assault the women, the report stated.

The officer then pointed his Taser at the man’s chest and ordered him to put his hands up, turn around and drop to his knees. The man complied immediately and was handcuffed.

The man was arrested and charged with assault family violence, assault and burglary of habitation, according to the report.

Other reports

2200 block of Mingo Road — Denton officers dispatched to an assault call Sunday found a man and woman sitting on the curb, according to a police report.

The man had an abrasion on his arm and blood on his face.

The man told officers that he and the woman were on their way home from a bar and were riding in a vehicle with several acquaintances when an argument broke out.

Three suspects jumped out of the vehicle and began assaulting the man, the report stated.

The suspects had already left the scene and an offense report was completed.

1900 block of Lee Drive — Officers responding to a burglary call at a residence Sunday were told by occupants of the house that someone broke in while they were away.

Officers discovered that an intruder had entered the house by kicking in the back door.

Several jewelry items were taken during the burglary.

An offense report was completed.


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

Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 2,094 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. One hundred eight people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police handled 864 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 41 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to 62 medical calls, two building fires, two calls to assist an invalid, a gas leak, a cooking fire, three vehicle accidents with injuries, one passenger vehicle fire, one grass fire, one construction or demolition landfill fire, a false alarm, two police matters, one alarm system malfunction, a passenger vehicle fire, one good-intent call and a motor vehicle accident with no injuries, and assisted another agency.

Argyle firefighters responded to four medical calls. Argyle police responded to 28 traffic calls, 21 building checks and one report of a suspicious vehicle.

Aubrey firefighters responded to five medical calls, one grass fire, one illegal burn, one fire/smoke investigation, one structure fire and one traffic transport incident. Aubrey police responded to 41 traffic calls, one report of loose livestock and one report of gunshots heard.

Bartonville police responded to five traffic calls and assisted four agencies.

Corinth police responded to 21 animal complaints, five traffic complaints, two noise complaints and four reports of a suspicious vehicle.

Hickory Creek police responded to two reports of reckless drivers, 92 traffic calls and a fight in progress.

Justin firefighters responded to six medical calls, one structure fire and one traffic transport incident. Justin police responded to two domestic disturbances and a report of a suspicious vehicle.

Krum firefighters responded to three medical calls, one assault, a carbon monoxide or hazmat call, one citizen assist and one vehicle fire. Krum police responded to three ordinance violations, one report of a suspicious vehicle and 13 traffic calls.

Krugerville police responded to one animal complaint and 20 traffic calls.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to 16 medical calls, one alarm fire, three structure fires, one vehicle fire, six traffic transport incidents and one water main break.

Little Elm firefighters responded to nine medical calls, three alarm fires, one medical fire, one inspection, one grass fire, two structure fires, two traffic transport incidents and two vehicle unlocks. Little Elm police responded to two reports of assault, one burglary in progress and one Child Protective Services referral.

Northlake police responded to 46 traffic calls, two 911 hang-ups and one noise complaint.

Oak Point firefighters responded to one structure fire, one vehicle fire and two traffic transport incidents. Oak Point police responded to a 911 hang-up, two reports of assault, one vehicle fire and three ordinance violations.

Ponder firefighters responded to two assaults, one carbon monoxide or hazmat call and one structure fire. Ponder police responded to one report of suspicious activity, a structure fire and one motorist assist.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to five medical calls, two grass fires, one illegal burn and two vehicle unlocks.

Sanger firefighters responded to nine medical calls, one grass fire, one fire smoke investigation, one vehicle fire and five vehicle unlocks. Sanger police responded to three domestic disturbances, two audible alarms and seven noise complaints.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to three medical calls, one carbon monoxide alarm, one traffic transport incident and one vehicle unlock. Trophy Club police responded to 101 close patrols, 11 ordinance violations and a theft report.

— Bj Lewis