A woman told police Monday afternoon that a man passing her on the street while both were walking near Oak and Fry streets threw a traffic cone at her, according to a police report.

The report did not indicate why the man threw the cone at the woman. Police said the victim had a swollen knee but did not need to be hospitalized.

The victim said the man threw the cone at her unprovoked and she had no idea who he was, the report shows.

Other reports

South Loop 288 and Interstate 35E A teenager was detained after he led police on a chase down South Loop 288 on Monday morning, according to a police report.

An officer said they had to swerve their vehicle when the teen driver nearly hit them while driving near the intersection of Loop 288 and Interstate 35E. The officer tried to pull over the driver, but the driver kept going, the report shows.

The vehicle ran off the road near Cooper Creek and Fishtrap roads, police said. A police spokeswoman said nobody was injured.

Officers caught up with the teen driver and his passenger, who was later released to his parents, police said.

The driver, however, was charged with evading arrest and possession of drug paraphernalia when officers found a marijuana pipe in the vehicle, according to police.

3500 block of Chapel Hill Lane A woman told police Monday morning that someone put “roadkill” on her vehicle, according to a police report.

Police said she walked outside to find something dead placed on her vehicle’s windshield.


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

  • The Denton County Sheriff’s Office handled 1,004 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies it serves.
  • The Denton Police Department handled 157 service and officer-initiated calls and made eight arrests.
  • Denton firefighters responded to 30 medical calls and four vehicle crashes.

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

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