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Blotter: Man seeks return of dentures, bicycle

A bicycle and a pair of dentures were at the center of a weekend domestic disturbance.

A Denton man called the police to report an incident at a residence in the 3000 block of Jim Christal Road.

The caller reported that when he and his girlfriend had an argument at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday, that she not only kicked him out of her residence but also kept his dentures and bicycle, reports state.

The caller went home and called 911 for assistance in getting his dentures back.

Officers called the girlfriend multiple times but had to leave a message because she did not answer, police said.

When she called back, she claimed that the man had taken items from her.

He also assaulted her, the girlfriend told police, causing injury to her face and neck area, reports state.

The girlfriend agreed to return the dentures but claimed the bicycle is hers and said that she wanted to press assault charges against the man, reports state.

Other reports

2500 block of West Oak Street — Denton police officers responded to a report of a motor vehicle burglary at a residence. A man reported that his vehicle was broken into and it appeared someone had attempted to hot-wire the car. The owner stated he might have left the car unlocked. Nothing was taken from the vehicle.

2600 block of Roselawn Drive — Denton officers were dispatched to Roselawn Drive in reference to an attempted burglary of a business. The caller said he believed someone was inside the fenced area of his business or inside the building, trying to steal building materials. He said he had been burglarized before and wanted to press charges if anyone was found, reports state.


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

Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 2,118 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve, and 100 people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police handled 687 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 65 reports online.

Denton Fire Department call information was not available at press time.

— Bj Lewis