A caller told police a trucker drove through fresh concrete Friday afternoon near North Bonnie Brae and Panhandle streets, according to a police report.

The complainant said a heavy-duty truck damaged freshly poured concrete on the roadway by driving on top of it around 12:30 p.m. The report says the area the trucker drove through is a commercial site that’s been under construction for several years.

Police spoke with the driver, who said he was making a delivery in the area. He said he attempted to enter the closed driveway and hadn’t been notified it would be closed. The complainant said the company the driver worked for had been notified the driveway would be closed.

The driver couldn’t turn around due to construction and continued to drive forward, and that was when he drove over the concrete, according to the report.

A report was taken. Police don’t believe this is a criminal matter at the moment, police spokeswoman Khristen Jones said.

Other reports

2200 block of South Interstate 35E — Police are investigating a burglary after a caller said three men took off from Kay Jewelers with a $13,899 ring around 2 p.m. Friday, according to a police report.

Three men entered the store and asked to see the ring. While looking at it, they took off, Jones said.

3700 block of Interstate 35E — A man left Cavender’s Boot City on Friday afternoon with a new pair of boots, but he didn’t pay for them, according to a police report.

A caller told police the man swapped his own boots for a new pair, leaving his old boots in a shoebox and walking out with the new boots on. The investigation is ongoing.

3000 block of Barnes Drive — A 52-year-old man told police someone entered his home without consent and took a $600 surveillance system, clothes and tools, according to a police report. The report says there were no signs of forced entry.


From 7 a.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday, the Denton Police Department handled 181 service and officer-initiated calls and made eight arrests.

ZAIRA PEREZ can be reached via Twitter at @zairalperez.

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