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Blotter: Woman says former housemate burglarized home twice in one day

A 62-year-old woman said a man who used to live with her burglarized her home twice on Wednesday, including once when she left for chemotherapy treatment, according to a police report.

She said the suspect first came into her house uninvited with two other women on Tuesday night. The report did not specify whether the man stole anything during that encounter.

Later, in the early hours Wednesday morning, the woman said she woke up from a nap and discovered someone entered her house and took several articles of clothing. She believed it was the same man who previously entered her home, according to the report.

About 2 p.m., the woman filed another burglary report with police. She said she returned from a chemo treatment session that afternoon to find her front door unlocked and four dresses stolen. Police said there was no sign of forced entry, but the woman told police she locked the door before she left.

No arrests were made.

Other reports 

Unincorporated Denton County near Dish — No injuries were reported on Thursday after police said a person shot at multiple workers at a construction site in the 10000 block of Alamo Drive near Dish. 

Lt. Orlando Hinojosa, a spokesman for the Denton County Sheriff's Office, said police have not been able to identify or find the shooter. He said sheriff's deputies responded to reports of "five or six" gunshots in the area about 10:40 a.m. 

The suspect left before police arrived. The sheriff's office is still investigating the incident. 

"We don't have that much information right now," Hinojosa said. 

800 block of East Windsor Drive — A 33-year-old woman called police Wednesday after she said a bullet struck her house. Police collected the bullet for evidence, but they did not identify a suspect at the scene, according to a police report. No arrests were made.

200 block of West University Drive — A man was arrested Wednesday after police responded to a forgery in progress at a business in a strip mall.

The 25-year-old suspect was taken to Denton City Jail about 6:30 p.m. on a charge of forgery of a financial instrument. Police initially detained him then released him "due to extenuating circumstances," according to the police report. They later arrested him on the charge.

9000 block of Teasley Lane — A 43-year-old man said all four wheels were stolen off his vehicle Wednesday while it was parked near the Old Alton Baptist Church, according to a police report.

The man called police at 8:47 a.m. and told officers he had video footage of the incident. Police filed a theft report, but no arrests were made.


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

The Denton County Sheriff's Office handled 1030 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies it serves, and 41 people were booked into Denton County Jail. 

Denton firefighters responded to 26 medical calls, three vehicle crashes and two calls for public service. 

Denton police posted 16 reports online.