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  1. Blotter: Suspect hits officerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... of a public servant and resisting arrest and transported to the city jail without incident, records show. Denton County sheriff's dispatchers handled 819 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Thirty people were booked into ...

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  2. Democrat sees land office as - bully pulpit'Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... as chief regulators of the oil and gas industry. During the 2004 general election, for example, 6 percent of Denton County voters who cast ballots for president and senator didn't vote at all for railroad commissioner. But in 2012, only 4 percent of ...

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  3. Cyclospora cases have spiked in North TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... of 69. Tarrant County has reported 11. Ten were reported in Dallas County, four in Collin County and two in Denton County. Cyclospora is typically spread by eating unwashed vegetables. Last year more than 100 people got sick in Texas, mostly in ...

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  4. Cyclosporiasis Cases Climb in Dallas, Tarrant CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NBC Dallas

    A growing number of cases of cyclosporiasis are being reported as a cyclospora outbreak continues to spread across North Texas.

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  5. Prostitution arrests made in Denton countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Gainesville Daily Register

    - More arrests from a prostitution and human trafficking, surveillance operation were made in Denton County on July 17, a week after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcements (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) arrested 9 for prostitution in ...

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  6. Out in The Colony, an Undercover Sting and a Sex-Trafficking Ring in an Unlikely PlaceRead the original story

    Thursday | Dallas Observer

    ... two underage escorts, and three drug-related charges were arrested on Thursday at a seedy hotel there. Denton County Sheriff William Travis told Unfair Park the remote location was ideal for a trafficking ring of this size, and helped evade ...

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  7. Blotter: Three-vehicle crash sends one person to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... a residence that is under construction. Witnesses were questioned but no suspect was identified, reports show. Denton County sheriff's dispatchers handled 928 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Forty-five people were ...

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  8. Feds crackdown on Mexico border smugglersRead the original story

    Wednesday | Christian Science Monitor

    ... dozen suspects have been arrested in a North Texas human trafficking sting related to sex and juveniles. The Denton County Sheriff's Department on Tuesday said two 17-year-olds were rescued last week. The arrests happened in Denton and The Colony. ...

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  9. 24 arrested in North Texas human trafficking stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... dozen suspects have been arrested in a North Texas human trafficking sting related to sex and juveniles. The Denton County Sheriff's Department on Tuesday said two 17-year-olds were rescued last week. The arrests happened in Denton and The Colony. ...

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  10. Fake Fire Marshal Gets Break in Texas CourtroomRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | FireHouse.com

    ... and get free drinks was sentenced on Wednesday to two years' probation. Charles Brandon, 44, who lives in the Denton County community of Savannah, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to a charge of false identification as a peace officer. He had been ...

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  11. Man posing as fire marshal at Grapevine bar put on probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... and get free drinks was sentenced on Wednesday to two years' probation. Charles Brandon, 44, who lives in the Denton County community of Savannah, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to a charge of false identification as a peace officer. He had been ...

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  12. Plano man who owes $56,000 in unpaid tolls arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Dallas Morning News

    Robert Walter Dupree, 41, was booked into the Denton County Jail after his arrest in The Colony on Saturday.

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  13. Dozens arrested in prostitution, human trafficking sting in The ColonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Dallas Morning News

    ... sting operation recently, law enforcement officials said. The Colony police Lt. Darren Brockway said the Denton County Sheriff's Office approached him the first week of July for assistance in their sting. The Colony police provided undercover ...

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  14. Texas police: 24 arrested for human traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | KHOU-TV Houston

    The Denton County Sheriff's Department says two 17-year-olds were rescued during the operation late last week.

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  15. Prostitution sting nets arrests in The ColonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... sting operation recently, law enforcement officials said. The Colony police Lt. Darren Brockway said the Denton County Sheriff's Office approached him the first week of July for assistance in their sting. The Colony police provided undercover ...

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  16. Blotter: Police say ax handle was used in aggravated assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... of merchandise without paying. At the jail, police discovered drug paraphernalia during a property search. Denton County sheriff's dispatchers handled 879 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Thirty-one people were booked ...

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  17. Human trafficking operation raided in Denton, The ColonyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Star-Telegram.com

    Authorities have cracked down on a human trafficking operation in Denton County that involved several teenagers, the Denton County Sheriff's Department reported Tuesday.

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  18. Towns' police talks at endRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... council members had expressed concerns about rising costs. Town leaders ruled out a patrol contract with the Denton County Sheriff's Office. The Argyle Police Department declined to make an offer, but Double Oak did offer a preliminary two-year ...

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  19. Panel suggests county cellphone cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    Three Denton County constables appealed a county committee's recommendation Tuesday to cut cellphone allowances from the upcoming fiscal budget.

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  20. Metal Falls From Sky, Hits HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | NBC Chicago

    The FAA is investigating after a piece of metal seemingly fell from the sky and damaged the roof of a Denton County home with the family inside.

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