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 CTG:

On Aug. 26 at 3:22 p.m., police were called when a boy took a balloon from a Country Lakes model home, and two other boys tried to take it back. The officer gave advice to all involved.

On Aug. 31 at 2:16 a.m., a woman reported to police that she and her sister were hearing noises in a house on FM 407 and thought someone had broken in. Police responded and found it was their dog pushing and scratching a door.

On Sept. 3 at 3:45 p.m., a vehicle was seen driving through the construction area from Harpole Road to Old Justin Road, which was trespassing. The man in the vehicle said he was teaching his daughter how to drive a standard transmission.

On Sept. 10 at 1:07 p.m., a police officer came out of the police station and found a wallet on the hood of his patrol vehicle. The officer returned the wallet to its owner, who was “very happy to get it back and invited me over for some barbecue,” the officer’s report says.

On Sept. 12 at 12:40 p.m., someone reported that a golf cart was driving 12 mph on Hwy 377.

On Sept. 21 at 7:29 a.m., an officer helped a motorist change a tire on the shoulder of Interstate 35W.

On Sept. 23 at 11:09 a.m., someone called police because a skunk was rolling and thrashing around in their front yard on Hearth Terrace. The responding officer snuck up on it, captured it with a large box and put stones on it to keep it there until animal control arrived.

On Sept. 24 at 10:27 p.m., someone called police to report a suspicious person was in a vehicle in the old church parking lot near the intersection of FM 407 and Hwy 377. The responding officer discovered that a woman had pulled over to use her phone.

On Sept. 25 at 4:31 a.m., someone called police to report a suspicious person sitting in a SUV in a parking lot near the intersection of Country Club Road and Hwy 377. The responding officer found that a woman had pulled over to nurse her baby.

On Sept. 26 at 1:25 p.m., someone called 911 to report a suspicious-looking Middle Eastern man sitting in a work truck near a neighbor’s house near the intersection of Stonecrest Road and FM 407. The responding officer found that the man was working as a land surveyor.

On Sept. 26 at 4:44 p.m., a Country Lakes resident flagged down an officer and said she observed and took video of a teenager trying to steal bicycles from a bike rack at the Country Lakes playground. She said she saw the teen throw a bike into the creek, and then put it back on the rack. She said the teen told her he had a bad day at school and apologized.

There were several reports in September of cattle escaping from a damaged fence on Gibbons Road and getting near or in the road. Each time, the livestock was quickly returned to their pasture.

CTG Staff
The Cross Timbers Gazette is a locally-owned and operated regional newspaper and website covering community news and people in southern Denton County, TX, including the communities of Argyle, Bartonville, Canyon Falls, Copper Canyon, Double Oak, Flower Mound, Harvest, Highland Village, Lantana and Robson Ranch.

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