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Posted on: January 24, 2022

Woman Arrested for Murder of Grandchild

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Jan. 24, 2022—Denton Police Department investigators have arrested 57-year-old Angela Downing for Murder after her 3-year-old grandson was declared dead on January 22. 

On Jan. 18, officers were notified by Child Protective S...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Denton Police Investigating School Threats

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Jan. 19, 2022 – The Denton Police Department continues to investigate threats against Denton high schools that led to campus lockdowns on Wednesday morning.

At 9:39 a.m., Denton Public Safety Communications received a call threatening...

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Posted on: January 1, 2022

Denton PD Seeking Community’s Help in Hit-and-Run Crash Investigation

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Jan. 1, 2022 – After a vehicle struck and injured a woman on N. Loop 288 Friday morning, the Denton Police Department is requesting the public’s help in identifying the suspect who left the scene. 

At 3:35 a.m. Friday, officers were di...

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

Man Arrested for Murder After Fatal DWI Crash

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Nov. 8, 2021 – The Denton Police Department has arrested a Krum man for Murder after an investigation into a fatal, alcohol-related crash revealed he had multiple Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) convictions.

Investigators determined Damon Brown...

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Denton Police Arrest Man for Murder

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Nov. 5, 2021 – The Denton Police Department has arrested 39-year-old Zeniff Rudd for the shooting death of Mindy Tenerias, 26, who was murdered earlier this year.

On March 6, officers were dispatched to a shooting at 12:57 a.m. in the...

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Intoxication Manslaughter Investigation Ongoing

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Oct. 22, 2021 – An intoxication manslaughter investigation is underway following an early morning crash that killed one person.

At 2:17 a.m., Denton police officers were dispatched to a major, two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Jim Christ...

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