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Blotter: Roommates’ scuffle ends in one man’s arrest

A scuffle between roommates brought Denton officers to a residence Monday night.

A call came in a little before 11:30 p.m., reporting an assault that had just occurred. An officer responded to the home in the 1400 block of Oakwood Drive to meet with the suspect and victim, according to a police report. The suspect told police he and his roommate were involved in a physical altercation.

According to the victim, the suspect went inside the home and began punching him in the ribs, causing pain and bruising. The report did not state a reason for the alleged assault.

The suspect was arrested and a report was made.

Other reports

5700 block of Mills Road — Denton officers were dispatched to a domestic disturbance call at a residence on Monday. During the phone call to dispatch, dispatchers overheard a confrontation between a male and female. A detailed report was documented for further investigation into the alleged assault. The suspect was arrested on outstanding warrants and transported to the Denton City Jail.

1500 block of Meadow Street — A caller reported that his apartment window was broken and the apartment complex was going to make him pay for the damages. A Denton officer contacted the caller, who said a man was outside throwing a Frisbee and it likely broke the kitchen window. The suspect fled the location, according to a police report.

The caller gave a description of the man, and the Frisbee was located directly outside the apartment and was taken for evidence.


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

Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 802 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve, and 38 people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police handled 244 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 10 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to 11 medical calls, two good intent calls, a gas leak, a mobile property fire, a public service call, three vehicle accidents with injuries, a building fire and an unintentional alarm.

— Bj Lewis