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:
A Country Lakes man called police to report that his son’s friends stole some items out of his son’s Jeep the previous evening. He explained that it was just a prank and did not wish to have any charges filed against the boys.
Someone etched a profane word on the hood of a vehicle in the 300 block of Redbud Street.
A man who was picking up his daughter at Argyle High School reported that he saw a bunch of kids pile in a white Honda and one of them got in the trunk and they drove off. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.
Police responded to a disturbance in the 400 block of Meandering Creek Drive where a mother was arguing with her 24-year-old son about his girlfriend. She stated that her son disrespected her so she shoved him onto his bed. The man did not wish to press charges against his mother and agreed to leave the residence for the rest of the evening.
An Argyle man reported that his estranged wife who is living in Sanger had just called him and said that her boyfriend assaulted her and smashed the back window of her vehicle. The man told police that he wasn’t sure if he should believe her or not because she has a history of lying.
A resident in the 800 block of Old Justin Road said that her dog was attacked by her next door neighbor’s dog after it had gotten loose and her neighbor pulled a gun on her and threatened to kill her dogs. Police determined that the neighbor’s firearm was an AirSoft gun and an animal control officer issued citations for dogs at large.
Police responded to a report of an assault after a fight between students at Argyle Intermediate School.
A resident in the 900 block of West Pioneer Circle said that someone filled up his trash cans with their trash and it overflowed all over his yard. A responding officer arrived and could not find any evidence because the trash was already carted away by the garbage truck.
Police assisted medics with a hysterical woman in the 700 block of Charyl Lynn Dr. who was found on the closet floor crying and not making any sense. She was transported to a Denton hospital.
A woman in the 600 block of Sunset Court called police to report that while bagging leaves she accidentally picked up a snake and put it in her bag and now does not know what to do. She told police she thought it was a rattlesnake. An animal control officer was notified.
Police responded to a 911 hang up in the 300 block of Redbud Street. Upon investigation, a man at the residence said that his 2-year-old stepson accidentally called because they have 911 programmed on their speed dial.
A harried student speeding down Hwy 377 was stopped by an officer after witnesses reported that she was passing people on the right shoulder and almost caused two accidents. The woman told the officer she was trying to retrieve homework that she left at home. She was let off with a warning.
Someone stole a radiator out of a broken down truck parked in a field in the 300 block of Cook Street. The suspect vehicle was described as a white GMC pick up truck.
Police responded to a burglary in progress call in the 1000 block of East Harpole Rd. after a pet sitter found the window to the front door smashed. The homeowner’s mother who lives next door explained that her dog had gone through the window the previous evening while chasing a cat.
Originally published in the July 2011 issues of The Cross Timbers Gazette