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Blotter: Police charge man with aggravated assault

A 22-year-old remained in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle early Tuesday morning, The Colony police said.

The victim’s identity is not being released at this time, but officials said the person was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

According to a news release from the department, officers responded to a vehicle accident in the 5400 block of Squires Drive shortly after 6 a.m. Tuesday.

After witness interviews were conducted, police said they learned the vehicle allegedly involved had fled the area to a nearby neighborhood.

The driver of the vehicle, police said, was located and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

The 33-year-old man charged, police said, is believed to have intentionally or recklessly struck the victim, according to the release.

The investigation is ongoing.

Other reports

1600 block of South State Highway 121 — An early morning apartment fire destroyed at least half of an apartment building, Assistant Lewisville Fire Chief Terry McGrath said Tuesday morning.

Firefighters responded to the call at 4:40 a.m. and found heavy fire at the top floor of the complex.

Crews from Flower Mound, The Colony and Lake Cities fire departments assisted in battling a blaze that McGrath said was started by a resident leaving food cooking in the kitchen unattended.

The blaze, McGrath said, burned the roof off half of the building and at least five units were destroyed.

Nobody was seriously injured, he said, and crews were able to clear the scene at about 9 a.m.

5300 block of East McKinney Street — A 28-year-old man reported to police that he was confronted by a man with an ax shortly after 7 a.m. Monday morning.

According to Denton police reports, the 28-year-old man said someone entered his home wearing a dark hoodie and a white mask before confronting him with an ax while the intruder took his wallet.

No arrests have been made, police said.


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

Denton County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers handled 547 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Thirty-five people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police responded to 261 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 18 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to 11 medical calls.

Argyle firefighters responded to one odor investigation. Argyle police responded to four traffic calls.

Aubrey firefighters responded to seven medical calls. Aubrey police responded to three traffic calls.

Bartonville police assisted one motorist.

Corinth police assisted one agency and one motorist and responded to two assaults, one burglary, one harassment, one narcotics call, one roadblock, three traffic calls, three welfare concerns, one traffic incident and four animal complaints.

Double Oak police responded to one traffic call.

Hickory Creek police responded to one traffic incident.

Highland Village firefighters responded to one structure fire.

Justin firefighters responded to one medical call. Justin police assisted one agency and responded to one disturbance call and one medical call.

Krum firefighters responded to four medical calls, one traffic incident and one disturbance call. Krum police assisted three agencies and responded to one narcotics call and one traffic call.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to three medical calls, one control burn and one structure fire and assisted one citizen.

Lewisville police made eight arrests.

Little Elm firefighters responded to one structure fire, one traffic incident and four medical calls. Little Elm police responded to two forgery calls, two medical calls, one noise complaint, two ordinance violations, one reckless driver, three suspicious activity calls, six traffic calls, one traffic incident and one animal complaint and assisted one motorist.

North East police responded to one intoxicated person, five traffic calls, two animal complaints and one animal cruelty report.

Northlake police responded to one auto theft, one forgery report and two traffic calls.

Oak Point firefighters responded to one medical call. Oak Point police assisted two agencies and responded to one suspicious activity call, one traffic call, one welfare concern and two animal complaints.

Ponder firefighters responded to one medical call and one traffic incident. Ponder police responded to one investigation.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to one medical call. Pilot Point police responded to one theft, one welfare concern and one animal complaint.

Roanoke firefighters responded to one structure fire.

Sanger firefighters responded to one medical call. Sanger police responded to one burglary, one domestic disturbance, one harassment report, one reckless driver, one suspicious person call, three traffic calls and one animal cruelty report and assisted one motorist.

The Colony firefighters responded to 12 medical calls and one gas leak and assisted one agency.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to one structure fire, one carbon monoxide or hazardous materials call and one medical call. Trophy Club police responded to six burglaries, one Child Protective Services referral, one structure fire, one disturbance call, one forgery report and one traffic call.

— Megan Gray