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Blotter: Cyclist injured following hit-and-run at apartment complex

A 47-year-old cyclist was treated at Medical City Denton on Tuesday after the driver of a white Chevrolet Corsica hit him and fled the scene in the 1600 block of East McKinney Street, according to a police report. 

He suffered minor injuries to his hip and back, police said. During an interview at the hospital, the man told police the vehicle hit him at the entrance of the County Park Apartments and fled the scene without stopping to help. 

The victim wasn't able to provide a detailed description of the vehicle or suspect for investigators, the report said. No arrests have been made. 

Other reports 

1700 block of East McKinney Street — A man who identified himself as "Wesley Snipes" stole a 57-year-old woman's cellphone Tuesday before riding away on his bike, police said.  

Police said the suspect asked to borrow the woman's phone at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Mack Park Apartments. Police searched the area after the man rode away on his bike, but no arrests were made. 

300 block of West Eagle Drive — Denton police were inside a QuikTrip on Tuesday night when they saw a man who appeared to be intoxicated leave the store and get back into his car, according to a police report. 

The officers arrested the man before he drove away. They discovered he had at least three active warrants for public intoxication, not having a driver's license  and driving a vehicle without the required equipment or in an unsafe condition. 

Police also discovered 1.2 grams of marijuana in the suspect's car, the report said. In addition to the warrants, he was also charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.  

He was taken to Denton City Jail. 


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

The Denton County Sheriff's Office handled 919 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies it serves, and 39 people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police handled 149 calls for service and made 18 arrests.

Denton firefighters responded to 21 medical calls and two vehicle crashes.