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Blotter: Woman’s dog chases off potential burglar

A woman told police her German shepherd chased a would-be burglar away from her residence Saturday night, according to a police report.

A police officer was dispatched to the woman’s location in the 1400 block of Alice Street.

She told the officer that thanks to her dog, the suspected intruder left before attempting to gain entry.

She also told police she didn’t see the suspect, and police searched but did not locate anyone in the area, according to the report.

The case is still open.

Other reports

2200 block of Robinwood Lane — A woman learned Saturday evening that a home she had for sale was burglarized when a potential buyer viewed the home and found it in disarray, according to a police report.

The woman told officers the house was put up for sale in November and she had not been there since that time, the report stated.

The owner told police a person who viewed the home stated the house was a mess and the air-conditioning units were missing.

The owner sent one of her children to check on the house and the child confirmed that the units were missing, according to the report.

The case is still open.

1800 block of Stonegate Drive — A woman called 911 Saturday night on her cellphone and reported she was beaten by her husband, but ended the call before giving her location, according to a police report.

Dispatchers contacted the cellphone provider and located the caller’s location.

According to the police report, the officers contacted the husband and wife and upon further investigation, the husband was arrested for family violence.

— John D. Harden

Denton County Crime Stoppers will pay a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest in these or other crimes. Callers will remain anonymous. Call 1-800-388-TIPS (8477). Reach the Denton police narcotics tip line at 940-565-5801.