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Blotter: Two displaced from home

A Denton couple was displaced from their home Thursday morning in the 4000 block of Stuart Road after a fire caused severe smoke damage, officials said.

Denton firefighters were dispatched to a call shortly after 11 a.m. Thursday and smoke was visible upon arrival.

Investigators with the Denton County Fire Marshal’s Office said the fire started in a utility room and went down a hallway of the couple’s trailer.

Only one woman was home at the time and she heard the smoke detector go off, officials said. She had three dogs and was only able to get two out. Firefighters were able to retrieve the third dog, officials said.

American Red Cross was called to assisted the displaced couple. There were no reported injuries and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Other reports

300 block of East Windsor Drive — A student verbally abused school administrators at an area middle school this week, police said.

After being denied access back inside the building after school hours, the student pushed an administrator out of the way to get in, reports state.

Once inside, he verbally abused several other school officials before breaking the glass on a door upon his exit, police said.

1300 block of Greenbriar Street A 55-year-old Denton man reported sometime overnight Tuesday into Wednesday that his car was broken into.

Several items were stolen, including a debit card and a set of keys, according to police reports.


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

Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 673 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve, and 39 people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police handled 275 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 18 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to 31 medical calls, three vehicle accidents and assisted one agency.

Argyle firefighters responded to one illegal burn. Argyle police responded to one suspicious activity call, one road block, 15 traffic calls and two traffic complaints.

Aubrey firefighters responded to five medical calls and one carbon monoxide or hazardous materials call. Aubrey police responded to one assault or sexual assault, one medical call and three traffic calls.

Bartonville police responded to two loose livestock calls.

Corinth police assisted two agencies and two motorists and responded to three assault calls, one burglary, two disturbance calls, one narcotics call, three suspicious activity calls, one theft, 22 traffic calls, four traffic complaints, one vehicle complaint, three welfare concerns, one traffic transport incident, two animal bite reports and one animal complaint.

Double Oak police responded to 12 traffic calls and one animal complaint.

Flower Mound firefighters responded to one illegal burn.

Hickory Creek police assisted one agency, one motorist and responded to one harassment call, one ordinance violation, one suspicious activity call, one theft, five traffic calls, one traffic complaint, one welfare concern and two traffic transport incidents.

Justin firefighters responded to one electrical fire, one smoke investigation and three medical calls. Justin police responded to one criminal mischief call and three traffic calls.

Krum firefighters responded to two medical calls. Krum police responded to three traffic calls, one welfare concern, one animal bite report and one animal complaint.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to one assault, one traffic transport incident and six medical calls.

Lewisville police made eight arrests.

Little Elm firefighters responded to one medical call and assisted one citizen. Little Elm police assisted one agency and three motorists and responded to one criminal mischief report, one disturbance call, one medical call, one missing person, one noise complaint, one ordinance violation, one reckless driver, three suspicious activity calls, two thefts, 12 traffic calls, one traffic complaint, two traffic transport incidents and two animal complaints.

Northeast police assisted one agency and responded to 12 traffic calls.

Northlake police assisted one agency and responded to one burglary, one traffic call, one traffic complaint and one welfare concern.

Pilot Point police responded to one forgery report and two traffic complaints.

The Colony firefighters responded to five medical calls.

— Megan Gray