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Wood County Sheriff’s Report April 19-25

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April 19th

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3120 in Quitman at 2:06 a.m. on a theft call.  The reporting party stated that a noise from outside of the residence woke him from his sleep.  He walked outside and saw a man running from his shed toward a vehicle parked on the roadway.  He checked his shed and noticed his leaf blower was missing.  This has been forwarded to investigators for follow-up.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4540 in Winnsboro at 12:55 p.m. regarding theft of livestock.  The complainant reported that 2 black calves are missing from his property.  He has been unable to locate them, either alive or dead, so he ascertained that an unknown person had taken them.  Investigators are assigned to the case.

At 2:13 p.m., deputies were dispatched to E. U.S. Highway 80 in Hawkins on an assault call.  The victim stated that a person known to him had hit him in the head with a baseball bat.  He was later transported to the hospital for his injuries.  The suspect, Timothy Allen Means, 30, of Gilmer was still on the premises and was arrested for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

April 20th

Deputies were dispatched to Jarvis Christian College in Hawkins at 8:14 a.m. in reference to a theft.    The complainant stated that someone had stolen some computer items from his dorm room.  The security guard provided the deputy with video surveillance of 4 students, who were identified, entering the complainant’s room.  This case has been forwarded to investigators.

At 9:00 a.m., deputies were dispatched to FM 2088 in Winnsboro on a deceased person.  A male, 101 years old, was found deceased in his residence and transported to a local funeral home.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4837 in Winnsboro at 11:56 a.m. in regard to a cat bite.  The victim was walking when she was bitten by a stray cat.  The deputy caught the cat and transported it to a local veterinary clinic for quarantine to ensure that it does not have rabies.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 49 in Mineola at 8:55 p.m. on a disturbance call.  The complainant had contacted the constable’s office about an intoxicated person known to her who was making threats and refused to leave her residence.  When the deputy arrived, George Bradley Hanson, 56, of Mineola was arrested for Public Intoxication.   He was also given a criminal trespass warning and advised not to return to the property.

April 21st

At 9:46 a.m., cows were reported out on Highway 69 N at CR 1610.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 17 in Alba at 12:50 p.m.  The complainant reported that a person known to her called and threatened to beat her up.  Investigators will follow-up.

Deputies were dispatched to Mother Francis Emergency Room in Winnsboro at 1:48 p.m. on a dog bite.  The victim reported that, while delivering mail to a location on CR 3990 in Winnsboro, she was bitten on the hand by a dog.  The deputy spoke to the owner of the dog and was cited for failure to vaccinate.  The dog will be quarantined for 10 days for observation.

At 3:50 p.m., deputies were dispatched to CR 1610 in Alba on a theft call.  The reporting party stated that a person known to her had taken a rifle from her residence.  This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies received a phone call from a citizen at 5:00 p.m. regarding a theft.  She reported that she had purchased a 5th wheel camper trailer from a party, but did not take possession immediately.  She then received a call later from the seller stating that she should not worry about picking up the trailer because it was gone and she should pick up her money instead.  This case has been forwarded to investigators to follow-up.

At 5:57 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 4255 in Winnsboro.

At 6:53 p.m., cows were reported out on Highway 37/FM 779.

Deputies were dispatched at 7:19 p.m. to Highway 515 in Winnsboro on a vehicle driving recklessly.  The deputy located the vehicle, made a traffic stop and discovered that the driver did not have a driver’s license.  The driver, Jose Jesus Flores, 37, of Winnsboro was arrested for Driving While License Invalid.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3802 in Hawkins at 7:37 p.m. in regard to a burglary.  The complainant reported that an unknown person had entered her home and stolen 2 rifles.  The case has been forwarded to investigators.

At 7:51 p.m., cows were reported out on Highway 69 near the AG School.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2841 in Mineola at 9:38 p.m.  The reporting party stated that an unknown person had stolen the gasoline out of his vehicle.  Investigators will follow-up.

April 22nd

At 8:38 a.m., deputies were dispatched to CR 2954 in Alba in reference to a damaged mailbox.  A 2nd call came into the Sheriff’s Office to report a damaged mailbox on PR 6956 at 9:41 a.m.  While patrolling the area, the deputy observed another damaged mailbox on CR 2958, but was unable to make contact with the owner.

At 12:08 p.m., deputies were dispatched to Holiday Villages in Quitman regarding a disturbance.  The victim stated that a family member threatened him and assaulted him.  Michael Andrew Long, 57, of Quitman was arrested for simple assault.

A citizen came to the lobby of the Sheriff’s Office at 12:11 p.m. to report a dog bite that had occurred a few days before on CR 2270.  She had been on the property when a dog, which was chained up, attacked her by biting her twice.  The owner of the dog stated that the rabies vaccination is up to date.  The dog will be quarantined for 10 days for observation.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1785 in Yantis at 4:35 p.m. on an assault.  The victim stated that she got into an argument at her residence with a person known to her and was assaulted.  This case has been forwarded to investigators to follow-up.

At 8:20 p.m., cows were reported out on 80/564 east.

Deputies were dispatched to Holly Lake at 4:32 p.m. on a theft call.  The complainant reported that she had accidentally left her wallet on top of her car while getting gasoline in her car.  Her wallet was later turned in to a worker at the gas station, but it was missing her I.D. card, credit card and some cash.

April 24th

Deputies were dispatched to Highway 69 in Alba at 10:26 a.m. on an assault call.  The victim reported that she had been involved in an argument with a person known to her who then assaulted her.  Steven Williams, 29, of Alba was arrested for Assault Family Violence.

Deputies were dispatched to Peaceful Wood Trail in Hawkins at 10:31 a.m. in reference to credit/debit card abuse.    The victims reported that they discovered 89 transactions, not approved by them, on their bank statements totaling over $2500.00.  This case has been forwarded to investigators to follow-up.

At 1:03 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 2869 @ FM 2088 in Winnsboro.

At 1:53 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 14 and CR 3260 in Quitman.

April 25th

At 6:34 a.m., cows were reported out on Highway 69, ¼ mile north of AG ISD.

At 8:05 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 1610 in Alba.

At 8:06 a.m., cows were reported out on CR1246 and FM 2225.

At 8:07 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 4560 in Winnsboro.

At 10:19 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 3260 in Quitman.

At 10:21 p.m., horses were reported out on FM 17.

Total Jail Count – 148 prisoners – 117 males and 31 females.

Civil Process for March – 96 civil papers received – 70 were served and 26 were either unable to be served or were recalled.  These civil papers range from Subpoenas to Writs of Execution.

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Author: Staff Reporter

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