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Blotter: Man told ex-girlfriend he would 'destroy' her

A woman's ex-boyfriend said he would "destroy" her after pushing his way inside her apartment on Sunday in the 600 block of Schmitz Avenue, according to a police report.

The woman reported her ex to police at about 6 a.m. Monday. She said he had been harassing her since they broke up about four months ago.

She told police that he pushed his way inside her apartment on Sunday because he wanted to see her. When he left, he sent her a text message saying that she cheated on him. In the message, he said he forgave her but added that he would "destroy" her, police said. 

Other reports 

1500 block of Dallas Drive — Denton police have not made any arrests in connection to four armed robberies since Sept. 5, according to department spokesman Shane Kizer. 

Investigators believe all four incidents may be connected to the same suspect, who has been described as a 5-foot-8 black man wearing a cloth over his face and brandishing a handgun. 

In the first robbery, at 1:16 a.m. Sept. 5, police said a man walked into a 7-Eleven convenience store in the 1200 block of South Loop 288, brandished a handgun and ordered the clerk to empty the cash register. He got away with about $300, police said.

At 11:09 that night, police responded to a second aggravated robbery at the Corner Stop convenience store, about six miles away in the 3200 block of North Elm Street. Police said a man came into the store and brandished a gun before he got away with about $200, according to a police report.

In the early-morning hours of Sept. 6, police said a man robbed the Super 8 motel in the 600 block of South Interstate 35E. He got away with about $225, police said.

Most recently, a man wearing a black cloth over his face walked into the Quality Inn and Suites in the 1500 block of Dallas Drive at about 11:50 p.m. Sunday, police said. He held the clerk at gunpoint and got away with $248, police said.

No one has been injured in the robberies, police said. Anyone with information about the suspect can call Denton police at 940-349-7241. 

Intersection of South Locust Street and Interstate 35E — A 41-year-old homeless man was arrested on Monday night after getting into a fight with a homeless woman.

According to a police report, the two started arguing inside a vehicle when the man threw a beer on the woman. After he opened the passenger door to get out of the vehicle, the woman put the car in reverse.

The door struck the man and he fell to the ground. He then damaged the windshield with an unknown object, the report said.

He was arrested on charges of obstruction or retaliation and public intoxication with three prior convictions. He was taken to Denton City Jail.

1700 block of Teasley Lane — A fight broke out at Vitty's Sports Bar on Sunday after a woman rejected a man's offer to go out with him, according to a police report.

The victim, a 34-year-old woman, told police that she was walking inside the bar when a man wearing a "biker jacket" asked her out.

After she rejected him, another woman stood against her at the bar. The victim asked her to get away, but the woman proceeded to grab her hair, pull her off a barstool and strike her multiple times around the head and face, the report said.

Police were dispatched to the bar at about 1 p.m. and noticed that the victim suffered a cut lip and multiple bruises on her lower body.

No arrests were made at the time of the report.

3800 block of South Interstate 35E — An employee at Eckert Hyundai Inc. told police that a car was stolen from the lot over the weekend.

The police report did not specify the type of vehicle. The employee said it was taken between 6 p.m. Saturday and 11:30 a.m. Monday.

No arrests have been made.


From 7 a.m. Monday to 7 a.m. Tuesday:

The Denton County Sheriff's Office handled 883 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies it serves, and 22 people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police handled 138 calls for service and made six arrests.

Denton firefighters responded to 22 medical calls, one vehicle crash and one gas leak.