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Blotter: Family tells police jewelry stolen from home

After returning home from a weekend trip on Monday, a family told police that their home in the 2000 block of Fairfax Road had been burglarized, according to a police report.

The report stated that someone forced entry into the home and stole jewelry from the master bathroom. The victims told police that jewelry valued at tens of thousands of dollars was missing, according to the report.

The residents said that nothing else appeared to be missing, according to the report. The victims said they believe the thief knew exactly what to look for because no other valuables had been taken.

Other reports

2600 block of Pinto Drive — A caller told police Monday night that his car had been burglarized. According to the police report, the caller said that two laptops, a laptop bag and a cellphone were stolen from the vehicle.

The caller told police that the theft occurred sometime between 10:30 p.m. Sunday and 12 p.m. Monday.

300 block of West University Drive — A retail store employee reported Monday afternoon that several employees had been taking money from deposits, according to a police report.

The employee told police that the store manager allegedly admitted to him that she had covered the alleged thefts several times. The employee also alleged that the store manager took more than $200, according to the police report.


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

Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 604 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve, and 30 people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police posted 16 reports online and responded to 193 service and officer-initiated calls.

Denton firefighters responded to 22 medical calls and two vehicle accidents.

Argyle firefighters responded to one fall, two medical calls and one vehicle unlock. Argyle police responded to one open door, two road blockage hazards, 16 traffic calls and one vehicle complaint.

Aubrey firefighters responded to one grass fire, one structure fire, two medical calls and one welfare concern. Aubrey police responded to one burglary report and six traffic calls.

Bartonville police responded to six traffic calls.

Corinth police responded to two assault reports, two downed power lines, one structure fire, three noise complaints, 31 special patrols, one theft report and 11 traffic calls.

Double Oak police responded to nine traffic calls.

Hickory Creek police responded to one downed power line.

Justin police responded to two traffic calls and one loose livestock call.

Krum firefighters responded to one fire alarm and one medical call. Krum police responded to one suspicious vehicle and three traffic calls.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to three medical calls, one downed power line, one structure fire and one vehicle unlock.

Little Elm firefighters responded to two fire alarms, four medical calls, two structure fires and two traffic calls. Little Elm police responded to one disturbance, one narcotics call, one reckless driver, one theft report, three traffic calls and three suspicious activity calls.

Northeast police assisted one agency and responded to two traffic calls.

Northlake police responded to two traffic calls.

Oak Point police responded to one motorist assist, one traffic call and one vehicle complaint.

Ponder firefighters responded to one medical call.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to one medical call, one downed power line and two grass fires. Pilot Point police conducted two close patrols.

Sanger firefighters responded to one medical call. Sanger police responded to one assault report, one domestic disturbance, one road hazard and one theft report.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to one medical call, one vehicle unlock and one citizen assist. Trophy Club police responded to 10 building checks, 11 close patrols, two CPS referral calls, two traffic calls and nine special patrols.

— John D. Harden