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Posted on: February 14, 2024 | Last Modified on: December 5, 2022

Denton Doctor Arrested for Indecent Assault of Patients

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Feb. 14, 2024 – The Denton Police Department and the Texas Office of the Attorney General have arrested a Denton doctor on four counts of Indecent Assault following a monthslong joint investigation.

In May 2023, a woman repor...

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: February 4, 2024

Fatal Shooting Under Investigation

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Feb. 4, 2024 – The Denton Police Department is investigating a Saturday night shooting that left one person dead.

At 11:37 p.m. Saturday, Denton Police and Fire responded to an unconscious person call near Denia Park at Rosel...

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2024

Denton Police Investigating Suspicious Death

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Jan. 26, 2024 – The Denton Police Department is seeking information from the public as detectives investigate a woman’s suspicious death.

On Wednesday, Jan. 17, officers were dispatched to the 900 block of Monterey Drive for...

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: January 16, 2024

Man Arrested for Fentanyl-Related Murder

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Jan. 16, 2024 – The Denton Police Department has arrested an 18-year-old man for Murder after an investigation into a fatal fentanyl overdose.

On Sept. 25, 2023, officers were dispatched to the 7500 block of Barrymore Road fo...

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2024

DNA Evidence Leads to Arrest of Denton Sexual Assault Suspect

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Jan. 12, 2024 – Following a multi-year sexual assault investigation, a man has been arrested and indicted in two Denton Police Department cases where DNA evidence connected him to the offenses.

On March 8, 2020, a woman repor...

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: December 27, 2023

Prescribed Burn Planned for UNT Discovery Park Pollinative Prairie

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DENTON, TX, Dec. 27, 2023 – The Denton Fire Department, along with the University of North Texas (UNT), will be conducting a prescribed burn of the pollinative prairie at Discovery Park, located at 3940 N. Elm. This controlled effort is tentatively schedu...

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: December 30, 2023

Man Arrested for Intoxication Manslaughter

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Dec. 30, 2023 – The Denton Police Department has arrested an 18-year-old driver for Intoxication Manslaughter following a fatal Saturday morning crash.

At 3:16 a.m., an officer observed a Dodge Charger driving with n...

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: December 14, 2023

Joint Law Enforcement Operation Leads to Two Murder Arrests in Fatal Fentanyl Overdose Case

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Dec. 14, 2023 – Following an investigation into a fatal fentanyl overdose, the Denton Police Department and Denton County Sheriff’s Office have arrested two individuals on felony charges, including Murder.

At 7:23 a.m. on Oct....

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: December 3, 2023

2-Alarm Structure Fire Displaces More Than 20, One Deceased

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DENTON, TX, Dec. 3, 2023 – One man is dead and an investigation is completed following a structure fire that occurred at the Ridgecrest Apartments in the 1200 block of Dallas Drive early this morning.

At 1:55 a.m., the Denton Fire Department was dispatched...

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: October 24, 2023

Pedestrian Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Oct. 24, 2023 – The Denton Police Department requests the public’s assistance with identifying the driver and locating the vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a pedestrian on Mon...

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: October 24, 2023

Police Investigating Fatal Shooting

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Oct. 24, 2023 – The Denton Police Department continues to investigate a shooting that left a person dead Monday night.

At 9:59 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, officers responded to a shooting call at an apartment complex in th...

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2023

Two Arrests Made in Connection to Sunday’s Fatal Shooting

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Oct. 19, 2023 – Denton PD detectives have arrested two individuals in connection to a fatal shooting that took place Sunday morning. 

On Oct. 15, at 2:37 a.m., officers were dispatched to reports of a shooting in the...

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2023

Fatal Shooting Investigation Ongoing

Denton Police Department Media Release

 

DENTON, TX, Oct. 15, 2023 – Denton PD detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the 800 block of Cross Timber St. early Sunday morning.

On Oct. 15 at approximately 2:37 a.m., officers were dispatched to rep...

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: October 9, 2023

Police Seek Assistance in Identifying Vehicle Involved in Fatal Pedestrian Collision

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Oct. 9, 2023 – The Denton Police Department continues to seek the public’s help in identifying and locating the vehicle that fatally struck a pedestrian on Sunday, Sept. 24.

Traffic investigators are search...

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