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Blotter: Police: Woman leaves scene of hit-and-run laundry cart

A woman became uncooperative and left the scene after her laundry cart damaged a car, Denton police said.

Officers were dispatched to a business in the 100 block of East University Drive after 6 p.m. Tuesday when a 21-year-old Denton man reported his car had a deep scratch on the front-right side of his vehicle after a laundry cart fell on it.

According to reports, the man reported that a woman of unknown age pushed her laundry cart in between both their cars. As she was unloading her laundry, she apparently knocked the cart over, causing it to hit the man’s car.

Police said when the man confronted her about the accident, she became upset and drove away without giving any of her personal information.

The incident remains under investigation and police said a photo of the woman’s license plate was taken by the man before she drove off.

Other reports

200 block of Coronado Drive — A 4-year-old girl was found by herself screaming and crying inside an apartment Tuesday night while her mom went to purchase and smoke marijuana, police said.

According to reports, police were with the child for 45 minutes before the little girl’s mother returned with her boyfriend. Police said both admitted to leaving the girl alone so they could purchase and smoke marijuana.

Police found marijuana in the couple’s vehicle and placed the 23-year-old man and 22-year-old woman under arrest for possession of marijuna. Police said that the woman was also charged with endangering a child with intent to return.

Child Protective Services was contacted to care for the little girl, according to reports.

2000 block of Sadau Court — A 51-year-old Ponder woman called Denton police to report her gun was stolen Tuesday morning.

The make and model of the gun were not provided, according to reports.


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

Denton County Sheriff’s Office reports were not made available.

Denton police responded to 241 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 19 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to 14 medical calls, two good intent calls, one smoke scare and assisted two agencies.

The Colony firefighters responded to two medical calls, one smoke or odor removal and assisted two agencies.

— Megan Gray