Denton police say a doctor working out of the 2100 block of Brinker Road reported on Thursday that someone tried to use his identifying information to fill a prescription of Xanax, according to a police report.

The doctor told police it was a former employee who allegedly tried it. A police spokeswoman said a pharmacy called the doctor’s office to confirm a prescription and was told the doctor had not ordered the prescription.

The spokeswoman said the suspect was trying to get anti-anxiety medication. Police took a report, but the case was not cleared as of Friday, the report shows.

Other reports

400 block of South Carroll Boulevard An officer who went to “check on” a person in their vehicle cited the person for possession of drug paraphernalia Thursday morning, according to a police report.

Police said the person admitted to having a pipe in their vehicle. The officer wrote a citation and confiscated the pipe, a police spokeswoman said.

2400 block of Worthington Drive A truck driver said his Kenworth T2000 truck went missing sometime this past week from a shop where he’d left it for repairs, according to a police report filed Thursday afternoon. The driver told police a mechanic told him it went missing, police said.


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

  • The Denton County Sheriff’s Office handled 1,007 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies it serves.
  • The Denton Police Department handled 208 service and officer-initiated calls and made 14 arrests.

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

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