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Blotter: Disturbance on Bridges Street leads to intoxication arrest

A 47-year-old man was charged with public intoxication after several people called police about a loud disturbance in the 1300 block of Bridges Street. 

Police initially received reports of a man and woman screaming at each other in the middle of the street. Another caller said he was involved in the dispute and an intoxicated man "jumped on him," according to the report. 

That caller described the suspect and told officers the man left while chasing a woman. Officers found the man and arrested him on the intoxication charge. 

The suspect was also charged with criminal mischief, according to the police report. 

Other reports 

500 block of East Windsor Drive — A woman said her ex-boyfriend drove away with her television Thursday after kicking in her front door. 

The 28-year-old woman told police she wanted him removed from the property for trespassing, but the suspect was already gone when police arrived. She said he broke into her home while she was away. 

When she returned to the home, she saw him loading the TV into the trunk of his Toyota. 

Police couldn't locate the man after he drove away. No arrests were made. 

1200 block of South Loop 288 — A former 7-Eleven employee stole money from an automated safe inside the store sometime Thursday, according to a police report. 

Police were dispatched to the store at about noon Thursday but did not make any arrests. The report did not specify the amount of money that was stolen. 

600 block of East Hickory Street — A 21-year-old woman said she feared for her life when a man tried to run her over with his car on Thursday, according to police. 

Police took a report for terroristic threats at the Denton Police Department, but the exact location of the incident was unclear . No arrests were made. 

300 block of Peach Street — Several unspecified items were taken from a 21-year-old woman's home at about 6 p.m. Wednesday in north Denton. 

The police report did not provide further information. No arrests were made. 


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

Forty-eight people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police handled 184 calls for service and made 11 arrests.

Denton firefighters handled 15 medical calls, two vehicle crashes and two grass fires.