A woman was released from the Denton City Jail on Monday morning and shortly after allegedly attacked her boyfriend and threatened him with a knife, according to police reports.

Police said the woman called officers early Monday morning to the 2300 block of McCormick Street, saying she and the man were arguing. Officers arrested the woman because she had three warrants, all for nonviolent offenses: A city park violation, failure to yield to an emergency vehicle and driving without a license, records show.

She was booked into the jail at about 6:20 a.m. Monday and released by 11:07 a.m., police said.

Then, at about 12:25 p.m., officers were dispatched again to the 2300 block of McCormick Street to another domestic disturbance. The man said his girlfriend scratched his face and threatened him with a knife. Police said the woman deflated a tire on the man’s vehicle.

Officers searched for the woman in the area but could not find her, police said.

Other reports

700 block of Rose Street A man told police Monday that he was assaulted and robbed outside his home the previous morning by two people he knew, according to a police report.

The man said the two people punched him and took off with his keys and wallet sometime after 5 a.m. Sunday, the report states. Police said that when officers spoke with him, the man had bruising on his face.

2400 block of Stockbridge Road Neighbors called the police Monday night to report a pool of blood in an apartment complex stairwell. Officers arrived, met with people at the complex and determined a person had fallen on the stairwell, the report shows.

Police said the person had gone to hospital and was treated for an arm laceration.


From 7 a.m. Monday to 7 a.m. Tuesday

  • The Denton Police Department handled 162 service and officer-initiated calls and made five arrests.
  • Denton firefighters responded to 31 medical calls and four vehicle crashes.

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

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