A male juvenile was detained for criminal mischief Thursday morning after he allegedly damaged multiple items at his grandmother’s house in the 100 block of North Wood Street, according to a police report.

The juvenile allegedly punched holes in a wall and damaged a mirror, a microwave and a TV, among other items. He said he caused the damage because his mother would not let him borrow a car, according to the report. The report did not specify if the juvenile lives at the residence.

Police reported the incident as criminal mischief between $2,500 and $30,000.

Other reports

1200 block of South Loop 288 — An employee of a business called police Thursday morning to report that a customer had threatened to kill her, according to a police report.

The woman asked the employee for help finding an item, but it was out of stock, the report states. The customer then threatened the employee, allegedly saying, “I will kill you or have someone else kill you,” and “I hope you get shot,” according to the report. 

The customer was not at the scene when police arrived.

300 block of North Locust Street — A business called police Thursday afternoon to report that a credit card company took money back from it after a customer, who previously paid $1,442 for items and picked them up, disputed the charge on their credit card, according to a police report. An investigation is ongoing.

700 block of South Elm Street — A woman called police Thursday morning to report a transient man was sleeping on a couch next to a dumpster and that a deceased dog was next to him, according to a police report.

The man was not there when police arrived, but police identified and contacted the dog’s owner, who said he had put the dog there after it died. He was not arrested or charged, the report shows.


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

  • The Denton County Sheriff’s Office handled 957 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies it serves.
  • The Denton Police Department handled 137 service and officer-initiated calls and made 10 arrests.
  • Denton firefighters responded to 32 medical calls and one vehicle fire.

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