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Blotter: Police arrest woman following fraud report

Denton police showed up at a hotel in the 3100 block of Colorado Boulevard on Tuesday morning after an employee reported a fraudulent credit card in use.

The employee told police that a woman used a credit card to reserve a room, but the credit card company indicated that the card was being used fraudulently.

According to reports, the 32-year-old woman was arrested at the hotel for an outstanding warrant from the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department on burglary of a coin-operated machine.

No charge had yet been filed on credit card abuse, reports indicate.

Other reports

3500 block of East McKinney Street — A 30-year-old woman was arrested on a public intoxication charge Tuesday afternoon after she reportedly posted harassing messages online. A 40-year-old woman told police that the woman had been calling and harassing her at work, as well.

15900 block of Alvarado Road — Denton County sheriff’s deputies responded to a burglary Monday shortly after 1 p.m., according to sheriff reports. Officials reported someone entered into a home and took a stove without the owners consent. The value of the stove wasn’t listed.


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

Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 709 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Thirty-eight people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police responded to 324 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 26 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to 16 medical calls and one gas leak.

Argyle firefighters assisted one citizen and responded to one traffic transport and one vehicle fire. Argyle police responded to one disturbance call, one reckless driver, one vehicle fire and seven traffic calls.

Aubrey firefighters responded to five medical calls and assisted two citizens. Aubrey police responded to two criminal trespass calls, two suspicious vehicles and 10 traffic calls.

Bartonville police responded to one burglary, one suspicious activity call and three traffic calls.

Corinth police assisted two motorists and responded to one domestic disturbance call, eight suspicious activity calls, 19 traffic calls and five animal complaints.

Double Oak police responded to seven traffic calls.

Hickory Creek police assisted one motorist and responded to one ordinance violation, two reckless drivers, one suspicious activity and 31 traffic calls.

Justin police responded to two welfare calls, one animal bite report and one disturbance call.

Krum firefighters responded to one medical call. Krum police responded to one harassment report and four traffic calls.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to one carbon monoxide or hazardous materials call, one control burn, one smoke investigation, two odor investigations and two medical calls.

Little Elm firefighters responded to five medical calls, one traffic call and one odor investigation. Little Elm police responded to one Child Protective Services referral, one criminal mischief report, one forgery, one missing person, four reckless drivers, three animal complaints, two welfare concerns and nine traffic calls.

Lewisville police made 11 arrests.

Northlake police responded to four traffic calls.

Oak Point firefighters responded to one medical call. Oak Point police responded to one domestic disturbance, one gunshots heard, one ordinance violation, one person with a gun and four traffic calls.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to three medical calls. Pilot Point police responded to two traffic calls and one medical call.

Roanoke firefighters responded to one medical call.

Sanger firefighters responded to one medical call. Sanger police responded to three reckless drivers, two suspicious activity calls and 12 traffic calls.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to one medical call. Trophy Club police assisted one agency and responded to one Child Protective Services call, one suspicious activity call and one welfare concern.

— Megan Gray