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Blotter: Man arrested after walking away from crash

A night-time traffic accident prompted a homeowner to alert police after he heard a crash Tuesday near the intersection of North Carroll Boulevard and Crescent Street.

Officer Ryan Grelle, spokesman for Denton police, said the driver of a vehicle crashed into a guardrail after 11 p.m. Tuesday.

Police said the driver, a 22-year-old man, was caught walking away from the scene and arrested on charges of public intoxication and accident involving damage to vehicle.

Police said the driver sustained minor cuts.


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

Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 716 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve and 66 people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police handled 277 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 13 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to 19 medical calls and one vehicle accident.

Argyle police responded to seven traffic calls, two traffic transport incidents and assisted one motorist.

Aubrey firefighters responded to six medical calls and one unknown fire. Aubrey police responded to seven traffic calls.

Bartonville police responded to one loose livestock call, one traffic call and one animal complaint.

Corinth police assisted one agency and two motorists and responded to two Child Protective Services calls, three criminal mischief reports, two harassment reports, one prowler call, one suspicious activity call, 25 traffic calls, two welfare concerns and four animal complaints.

Double Oak police responded to 15 traffic calls.

Hickory Creek police responded to 15 traffic calls.

Justin police responded to one noise complaint, one roadblock, one suspicious activity and two traffic calls.

Krum firefighters responded to two medical calls. Krum police assisted two agencies and responded to three traffic calls, one welfare concern and two animal complaints.

Lake Cities responded to five medical calls.

Lewisville police made 10 arrests.

Little Elm firefighters responded to one structure fire, two medical calls and one traffic transport incident. Little Elm police responded to one auto theft, one burglary, one domestic disturbance, one noise complaint, one ordinance violation, one suspicious activity call, 17 traffic calls, one welfare investigation, one traffic transport incident, two animal bite reports and two animal complaints.

Northeast police responded to 16 traffic calls and one welfare concern.

Northlake police assisted one agency and responded to one assault report, one traffic call and two animal complaints.

Oak Point firefighters responded to one smoke investigation. Oak Point police responded to one criminal mischief report, one smoke investigation, one harassment report, one roadblock, one terroristic threat report, four traffic calls and two welfare concerns.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to two medical calls and assisted one citizen. Pilot Point police assisted one agency and responded to one theft report and one warrant investigation.

Sanger firefighters responded to one grass fire, one unknown fire and one medical call. Sanger police assisted one agency, one motorist and responded to one unknown fire, one medical call, three suspicious activity calls, one theft report and one welfare concern.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to one medical call. Trophy Club police responded to one burglary in progress, one disturbance call, one ordinance violation and 13 traffic calls.

— Megan Gray