Wood County Sheriff's Report February 8-14, 2017 - Ksst Radio

Wood County Sheriff’s Report February 8-14, 2017

At 3:38 a.m., deputies were dispatched to CR 2210 in response to a burglary in progress call.  When they arrived, the complainant stated that the subject had run out the back door.  In an attempt to get inside of the residence, he had broken out a window and made entry then ran out the back when the deputies arrived.   The subject had also damaged a truck in the driveway by busting out a headlight and making dents in the truck.  Deputies found the subject hiding from the deputies in the back yard.  He allegedly came to the residence to confront the complainant and her new boyfriend.  Dustan Radney of Mineola was placed under arrest for Criminal Mischief.

At 7:56 a.m., a complainant reported receiving a telephone call from someone claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service.  Sheriff Castloo advises that the IRS doesn’t initiate contact with taxpayers by e-mail, text message or social media requesting personal or financial information.  If you receive a call or e-mail, you can contact the IRS to verify whether it is a legitimate contact.

At 10:40 a.m., cows were reported out on Highway 37 near Sharon Baptist Church in Winnsboro.  Deputies were unable to locate the cows.

At 5:05 p.m., deputies were dispatched to a burglary of a motor vehicle call.  The complainant stated that he had left his truck on the side of CR 3880, approximately 200 yards east of FM 778 to check on the growth of some trees.  When he arrived back at his truck, he discovered several items missing from his truck including an I Pad.  The GPS on the I Pad tracked the location to a residence where some of the missing items were located.  The recovered property was returned to the owner; however, some of his property was not recovered.   An individual was arrested for burglary of a vehicle, but the investigation is still ongoing.

At 5:43 p.m., cows were reported on a neighbor’s property on CR 3230 in Quitman.

February 9th

At 7:11 a.m., deputies were dispatched to a theft call on FM 312 in Winnsboro.  The complainant reported that he had allowed an individual to stay at his home for a few days.  The complainant believes that the individual stole some items when he left the residence.  The investigation will continue.

At 12:11 p.m., an individual reported that she had received a phone call from someone claiming to be her grandson.  She realized that the caller wasn’t her grandson and hung up before giving out any financial information.  Sheriff Tom Castloo recommends that, if you receive a similar phone call and doubt if it is a family member requesting money; please call the Sheriff’s office for advice.

At 2:16 p.m., deputies were dispatched to a burglary of a building call on CR 4536 in Winnsboro.  The complainant reported that some of his belongings valued at over $900.00 were missing from his cabin located in the woods.  The investigation is ongoing.

At 10:52 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 4186.  After contacting the owner, the cows were returned to their pasture.

At 11:34 p.m., a donkey was reported out on the road on Highway 80/FM 1422.

February 10th

At 4:54 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 4425.

At 11:33 a.m., horses were reported out on FM 14, just south of the Hawkins School Zone.

February 11th

At 4:50 a.m., cows were out on Highway 154/CR 3120.  The owner was located and the cows were put back into their pasture.

At 7:36 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 2088 near S & L Furniture.

At 7:42 a.m., deputies were dispatched to CR 1730 in Yantis on a report of identity theft.  The complainant reported that Bank of America had notified her that an unknown person was trying to open up accounts using her social security number.

At 11:14 a.m., deputies were contacted regarding a possible sexual assault call that occurred in Hawkins.  After meeting with the complainant and parent, an individual was arrested and charged with indecency with a child/sexual contact.  The investigation is continuing.

At 1:30 p.m., an individual came to the Sheriff’s Office to report a sexual assault by a family member.  This case has been forwarded to investigators to follow-up.

At 4:58 p.m., deputies were dispatched to a criminal trespass call on FM 69 in Como.  Deputies arrived to find an individual walking in the middle of the road carrying a machete.  He tried to hide from the deputies and then, after being found, was uncooperative.  He had a machete, hatchet and knife in his possession when the deputies confronted him.  The complainant stated that the subject came onto his property waving the machete and making threats.  Terry Montgomery of Como was arrested for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

At 7:24 p.m., deputies were dispatched to Lloyd Street in Yantis in regards to an internet scam.  The complainant had bought a boat off of EBay by purchasing 4 EBay gift cards totaling two thousand dollars.  However, he never received shipment of the boat.

February 12th

At 12:06 a.m., deputies were dispatched to a disturbance call on CR 4420 in Winnsboro.  The witness reported the suspect dragging the victim across the yard and striking her repeatedly.  The suspect also repeatedly assaulted a 2nd person who had come outside to try to intervene.  Austin Morgan of Winnsboro was arrested for assault causing bodily injury/family violence.

At 4:29 a.m., deputies were dispatched to a suspicious person call in Holly Lake Ranch.  The complainant stated that he observed 2 suspicious people in the parking area.  After they left the area, he checked his car and noticed his wife’s wallet missing.  Holly Lake Ranch security patrolled the area, but was unable to locate any suspects.

At 8:11 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 49 in Mineola.

At 10:40 a.m., deputies were dispatched to a business on Main St. in Yantis on a criminal mischief call.  The complainant reported that an unknown person had done $500.00 worth of damage to the coin machine inside the business.  The investigation is ongoing.

At 3:42 p.m., deputies were dispatched to Highway 80 in Mineola on a disturbance call.  They arrived to find the victim hiding outside trying to avoid the suspect.  She stated that her boyfriend had assaulted her and deputies found him outside on the ground near his vehicle.  Daniel Burleson of Mineola was arrested for assault causing bodily injury/family violence.

At 4:24 p.m., deputies were contacted on the phone from a woman who reported that one of her dogs had been shot and the other dog was missing and she feared that it had been killed.  This occurred on CR 1600 in Alba.  She felt that this was related to another case involving her neighbor’s dog also being shot.  The investigation is ongoing.

At 4:56 p.m., deputies were dispatched to a burglary of a habitation call on CR 4560 in Winnsboro.  The complainant reported that an unknown person had broken into his RV located on the property and stolen several items valued at more than $1000.00.  The investigation is ongoing.

At 4:58 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 69 near CR 1475.

At 11:01 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 2088, 1 mile west of FM 14.  They were returned to their pasture.

February 13th

At 7:02 a.m., deputies responded to a burglary call on FM 515 in Yantis.  An unknown person had broken into a store and stole some items totaling approximately $1250 in addition to damaging the property in the process of breaking into the building.  The investigation is ongoing.

At 1:05 p.m., deputies were dispatched to a theft call on CR 4460 in Winnsboro.  The complainant reported several items stolen from the area around his shed.  This case has been forwarded to investigators to follow-up.

At 1:08 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 515 between FM 17 and Highway 154.

At 1:34 p.m., deputies were dispatched to FM 17 in Yantis in reference to a stolen vehicle.  A few hours later, the Sheriff’s Office was notified that the vehicle had been involved in a single rollover accident and was unoccupied.  The complainant was given contact information to recover his vehicle.  The investigation is ongoing.

At 3:30 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 69, 1 mile south of FM 515.  They were returned to the pasture.

At 6:11 p.m., donkeys were reported out on CR 4430 in Winnsboro.

At 9:23 p.m., donkeys were reported out on Highway 80 near the rest stop in Mineola.

At 10:56 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 2088/CR 4186.  The cows were secured, but the owner was not located.

February 14th

At 8:56 a.m., donkeys were reported out on CR 4440 in Winnsboro.

At 1:57 p.m., horses were reported out on FM 2659 and FM 2911 in Hawkins.  The owner was located.

At 3:52 p.m., deputies met with a complainant in the Sheriff’s Office who reported unauthorized charges to his credit card.  He reported that approximately $7600.00 was charged to his credit card without his approval.

At 10:16 p.m., a miniature donkey was reported out on Highway 80 east off of FM 2422 in Mineola.

Author: Jimmy Rogers

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