The following is a summary of incident reports recently made to the Argyle Police Department as compiled by the staff of The Cross Timbers Gazette:
An officer stopped several drivers to remind them that the speed limit on West Front Street is 20 mph, not 30 mph.
Police assisted Flower Mound Fire and Rescue with a multi-vehicle fatality accident at Hwy 377 and Stonecrest Road that claimed the life of a 12-year-old boy.
Seven motorists were issued citations for parking in a fire lane at Liberty Christian School.
A caller wanted an officer to check and see if a white Chevy pickup truck was parked in the 700 block of Robin due to a dispute regarding horses.
Two students and one adult were arrested on a narcotics charge for delivery of a dangerous drug on school property in the 100 block of Hwy 377.
Police were called about a dog that was tied up behind the Subway sandwich shop on Country Club Road. The Animal Control Officer was called to investigate.
An individual was charged with assaulting a public servant in the 900 block of Stonecrest Road during an investigation into a 911 hang up at the residence.
A caller reported smoke coming from Argyle Intermediate School. It turned out to be steam emanating from a vent due to the cold weather.
An officer questioned a suspicious person in the 600 block of Gibbons. The man said that he was looking for yard work jobs.
The Argyle Fire Department requested an officer be present while they made forced entry into a home in the 8000 block of Steeplechase that had a broken water pipe.
A man in the 1700 block of Knight Street told police that there were dogs barking behind his house. Police were unable to locate the noisy canines.
Police investigated the burglary of a building on Baines Court.
An officer located a woman that had walked out of the Santé Center for Healing rehabilitation facility on Country Club Road.
Police assisted Double Oak police with a loud party involving underage drinking in the 100 block of Twin Lakes Drive.
A woman in the 600 block of Forest Trail reported that a suspicious man wearing a white striped sweat suit walked down her neighbor’s driveway. Police were unable to locate the man and there were no signs of criminal activity.
Police assisted the Justin Volunteer Fire Department after a suicidal man jumped from the back of an ambulance on FM 407 near I-35W. The man was transported by Care Flight helicopter to Harris Methodist Hospital, where he later died.
A resident in the 300 block of Dante Lane was the victim of a “ding dong ditch”. Police were unable to locate the pranksters.
Police responded to a theft report in the 800 block of Prairie Trail. It was determined that the incident occurred in the county and a deputy was dispatched.
Between 15 and 20 head of cattle got loose in the 1100 block of FM 407 E. The wandering bovines were rounded up by their owner and the fence was repaired.
Someone called a resident and said that he was collecting donations for the Argyle Police Department, which turned out to be an attempted scam.
Originally published in the February 2010 issue of The Cross Timbers Gazette