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Blotter: Mausoleum vandalized at IOOF Cemetery

A mausoleum was vandalized sometime between 3 p.m. Monday and noon Tuesday  at I00F Cemetery at the intersection of South Carroll Boulevard and Eagle Drive. 

Several illegible words had been spray painted on the exterior walls of the small structure, and the F-word was spray painted on the back wall. 

A mausoleum in the IOOF Cemetery had been spray painted with illegible words and an obscenity sometime between 3 p.m. Monday and noon Tuesday.DRC
A mausoleum in the IOOF Cemetery had been spray painted with illegible words and an obscenity sometime between 3 p.m. Monday and noon Tuesday.
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Denton police have not identified a suspect, and they have not found any security camera footage of the area, according to department spokesman Bryan Cose. He said police could not read most of the words on the structure. 

A landscaper who worked for the city of Denton initially saw the graffiti at noon Tuesday and called police, Cose said. 

City parks director Emerson Vorel said his staff used a pressure washer to remove the obscenity. 

"Staff is in contact with several family members to request that they make private arrangements to remove the rest of the graffiti," he said, adding that he did not have a damage estimate. 

Eight people with the surname "Wright" occupied the mausoleum, according to cemeteries-of-tx.com.  The oldest occupant, William Crow Wright, was born in 1837, records show. 

Other reports 

100 block of Avenue A — A Hispanic man allegedly punched a 22-year-old Flower Mound man at Rip Rocks bar before fleeing the scene, according to a police report.

Denton police are currently investigating the incident, but no arrests were made. It's unclear if the man was seriously injured. 

600 block of Mayhill Road — A 32-year-old man was arrested Tuesday on trespassing charges at Texas Impound Services LLC. 

Denton police were dispatched to the location at about 6 p.m. The man was taken to Denton City Jail. The report did not include further information.

Intersection of South Loop 288 and Duchess Drive — Police arrested a 29-year-old man after they stopped him in the street and found a meth pipe in his hand, according to a police report. The man, who the report said is a transient, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and taken to Denton City Jail.

Roundup

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

The Denton County Sheriff's Office handled 993 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve, and 40 people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton firefighters responded to 24 medical calls, three vehicle crashes and one building fire.

Denton police posted 13 reports online.