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One man was arrested and another man was cited in what police said was a drug deal on Thursday afternoon, according to a police report.

Police said they saw a man driving through a parking lot in the 900 block of South Carroll Boulevard to avoid an intersection, saw the right brake light was out and observed the vehicle’s registration sticker to be possibly altered, the report shows.

An officer pulled him over, noting in the report they saw him stuffing something in the floorboard. During a search of the vehicle, police said they found a baggie of methamphetamine and three pipes, the report shows.

Police arrested him and charged him with possession of a controlled substance. They also said they found marijuana in his pocket but did not charge him for it. They entered the registration sticker into evidence, police said.

A 911 caller told police they saw a drug deal, police said.

Police also stopped a juvenile who was riding a bike near West Highland Street and Carroll Boulevard. Officers searched him and said they found a glass pipe with residue on it.

Officers cited him for possession of drug paraphernalia, seized the pipe and released him, police said.

Other reports

Frame Street and McKinney Street Officers found a smoldering mattress Thursday morning after a person reported that “someone has been starting fires in homeless camps,” according to a police report.

Pierce Street — A juvenile was arrested Thursday night on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia, according to a police report.

Police said an officer stopped them because the officer knew the juvenile had a warrant. The officer searched the juvenile and said they had a pipe with residue on it, the report shows.

Roundup

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

  • The Denton County Sheriff’s Office handled 1,070 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies it serves.
  • The Denton Police Department handled 192 service and officer-initiated calls and made 15 arrests.
  • Denton firefighters responded to 26 medical calls and four vehicle crashes.

DALTON LAFERNEY can be reached at 940-566-6882 and via Twitter at @daltonlaferney.

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