Argyle Police Blotter

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:

Police assisted the sheriff’s department with a rolling domestic dispute on Forest Trail involving a woman walking down the street arguing with a man following her in an SUV. 

A Shenandoah Court resident reported that two packages were stolen out of her mailbox.  She discovered the thefts after someone came to her door with the contents of the packages that were found in a ditch near her house.

An officer enroute to a construction work after-hours ordinance violation complaint in Country Lakes witnessed a vehicle run a stop sign. The officer conducted a traffic stop and found drug paraphernalia on the driver, who was cited with multiple violations.

Police received a solicitor complaint regarding a man going door to door attempting to sell magazines so he could “go to England and read to the soldiers.”  Police were unable to locate the solicitor.

A motorist on I-35W called to report seeing debris alongside the highway described as the entire tail of an airplane. Police were unable to locate any debris.

Someone attempted to break into a pickup truck on Shenandoah Court by damaging the lock on the passenger door. No items were reported missing from the vehicle.

A woman on Squirrel Run reported that a suspicious couple in a pickup truck came to the carriage house she was renting and the female began asking her numerous odd questions about the property that was listed for sale. The resident stated that the man never said anything except “I smell gas” the entire time. Police said they would keep a close eye on the property for two weeks.

Police were called to a disturbance on Ben Boyd Road involving an intoxicated man with a nosebleed who had damaged the front door of a home. The man was released to his brother-in-law and no charges were filed. 

A motorist complained about being harassed by a police officer because a patrol car driving in front of him pulled over, allowed him to pass and followed him. He did not wish to file a formal complaint.

An officer noted a suspicious vehicle in the Argyle High School parking lot after dark. Upon investigation, it was determined that a father was teaching his son how to parallel park.

A woman called police to report that her adult daughter is being stalked by her ex-boyfriend. She said the 30-year-old man was at their house the previous night on her back porch texting her and had left a note on her car.

Police were called out twice in one evening to a residence concerning an 18-year-old male who was unruly and threatening to hurt himself and others because he had to move back in with his parents and follow their rules.

A Country Lakes man called police to report that three high school kids were ringing his doorbell and running away. He told the dispatcher that there was no need for an officer to come out. He just wanted the kids to stop.

Police assisted a Corral City woman who needed help locating the key to her incarcerated boyfriend’s trailer so she could move back in after her extended stay in the hospital recovering from a gunshot wound. 

A woman called police to file a theft report against two females working in her home that she claimed had stolen her garage door opener. Upon investigation, the woman admitted that she had given them the opener and they refused to give it back after she fired them. The workers told police that they did not want to come back to her house to return the clicker but had mailed it to her. No charges were filed.

Someone stole and damaged various items from a storage shed on Old Justin Road.

An officer responding to a burglar alarm at a residence on FM 407 found no sign of criminal activity but noted that balloons were moving around in the living room.

A resident on Fincher Road reported that someone stole three bags of trash from his trashcan the morning before trash pickup. He also mentioned that a package was taken the previous week from in front of his house but he did not wish to file a theft report.


Originally published in the May 2013 issue of The Cross Timbers Gazette.

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