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Wood County Sheriff’s Report For Aug. 28-Sep. 2, 2019

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August 28th

  • At 8:12 a.m., cows were reported out on SPUR 514 near Yantis.
  • At 8:32 a.m., horses were reported out on CR 1727 near Yantis.
  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to Greenbriar Cove near Hawkins; at approximately 10:31 a.m. Deputies checked the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 11:10 a.m., in reference to a burglary on HWY 154 near Yantis. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4425 near Winnsboro, at approximately 11:55 a.m., in reference to theft. Known actors stole several items from the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 49 near Mineola, at approximately 4:23 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 3460 near Hawkins, at approximately 5:17 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and determined it was a civil matter.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 515 near Alba, at approximately 6:33 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Chris Starrett, 31, of Alba, was arrested for Disorderly Conduct.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 7:03 p.m., in reference to harassment on CR 1426 near Quitman. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 4778 near Winnsboro; at approximately 11:11 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 2332 near Mineola; at approximately 11:49 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

August 29th

  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2425 near Mineola, at approximately 12:13 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 2:46 a.m., in reference to harassment on PR 6338 near Mineola. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on HWY 80 near Mineola; at approximately 4:11 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies conducted an arrest/warrant service in the Wood County Sheriff’s Office; at approximately 12:48 p.m. Howard Weems, 61, of Winnsboro, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 3:50 p.m., in reference to harassment on HWY 37 near Winnsboro. Deputies determined this was a civil matter and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 4:36 p.m., in reference to forgery on PR 6338 near Mineola. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 515 near Alba, at approximately 8:20 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Chris Starrett, 31, of Alba, was arrested for Assault Against Elderly or Disabled Individual.

August 30th

  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 1647 near Winnsboro, at approximately 8:08 a.m., in reference to criminal mischief. Actors, or actors unknown, damaged the reporting party’s vehicle.
  • Deputies were dispatched to HWY 69 near Alba, at approximately 10:26 a.m., in reference to theft. The reporting party purchased furniture from the known actor, but never received the furniture.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1987 near Yantis, at approximately 10:36 a.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies located the individuals and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Loop 564 near Mineola, at approximately 11:29 a.m., in reference to theft. A known actor stole a firearm from the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2258 near Mineola, at approximately 11:39 a.m., in reference to a dispute. Parties were separated for the day.
  • At 1:44 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 2088 near Winnsboro.
  • At 2:25 p.m. horses were reported out on CR 3118 near Quitman.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 2:48 p.m., in reference to a suspicious person on FM 1801 near Mineola. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to PR 8446 near Winnsboro, at approximately 4:09 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies made contact with the individual and everything was OK.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Loop 564 near Mineola, at approximately 4:53 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1700 near Yantis, at approximately 6:05 p.m., in reference to possible stolen property. Deputies checked the property and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to a traffic violation on CR 2350 near Quitman; at approximately 7:49 p.m. Joseph Jones, 42, of Mineola, was arrested for Parking (Stopping/Standing) on Main Traveled Way.
  • At 8:57 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 69 near Alba.
  • At 8:59 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 2332 near Mineola.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2330 near Mineola, at approximately 11:48 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies located the individuals and cleared the incident.

August 31st

  • Deputies were dispatched to PR 7131 near Quitman, at approximately 1:54 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.
  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to FM 2966 near Quitman; at approximately 4:11 p.m. Deputies checked the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.
  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to CR 4925 near Quitman; at approximately 4:25 p.m. Deputies checked the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.
  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to Newsome St. in Winnsboro; at approximately 4:51 p.m. Deputies checked the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.
  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to HWY 80 near Mineola; at approximately 5:06 p.m. Deputies checked the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.
  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to HWY 37 near Quitman; at approximately 7:28 p.m. Deputies checked the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.
  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to FM 2225 near Quitman; at approximately 8:00 p.m. Deputies checked the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.
  • At 8:17 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 4778 near Winnsboro.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2164 near Quitman, at approximately 11:39 p.m., in reference to criminal mischief. A known actor damaged the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

September 1st

  • Deputies were dispatched to East Oak St. in Yantis, at approximately 12:18 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstance. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on FM 779 near Quitman; at approximately 5:19 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 17 near Alba, at approximately 10:17 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. The individual was located and transported to the hospital by EMS.
  • At 2:29 p.m., horses were reported out on CR 1727 near Yantis.
  • At 4:40 p.m., horses were reported out on HWY 80 near Mineola.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2260 near Mineola, at approximately 6:25 p.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies located the individuals shooting in a safe direction and everything was OK.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1681 near Alba, at approximately 7:35 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1858 near Yantis, at approximately 10:50 p.m., in reference to a noise complaint. Deputies located the activity and cleared the incident.

September 2nd

  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to CR 3987 near Winnsboro; at approximately 1:06 a.m. Roger Bedford, 58, of Winnsboro, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Alba Lake Shores, at approximately 8:01 a.m., in reference to an abandoned vehicle. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 9:05 a.m., in reference to criminal trespass on Brazos Bend near Hawkins. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Comanche near Quitman, at approximately 1:37 p.m., in reference to a disturbance where an assault occurred. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • At 1:54 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 2869 near Winnsboro.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 3375 near Hawkins, at approximately 5:21 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.
  • Deputies were dispatched to HWY 69 near Mineola, at approximately 6:04 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 6:52 p.m., in reference to harassment on CR 2768. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 2966 near Quitman, at approximately 7:43 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies spoke with the homeowner and everything was OK.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4896 near Quitman, at approximately 8:56 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 2088 near Winnsboro; at approximately 10:46 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Additional Reports

  • Between the dates of August 28 and September 2, Wood County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to multiple agency assists that included the following: Emergency Medical Services, Auto Theft Task Force, Child Protective Services and Mineola Police Department.
  • Total Jail Count: 150 inmates – 122 males and 28 females.

Remiders from Sheriff Castloo

  • If you have any information on these or any other crimes, please contact the Wood County Sheriff’s Office at 903-763-2201 or Crime Stoppers at 903-763-CASH.
  • Contact the Wood County Sheriff’s Office if you notice any suspicious vehicles or activity around your neighborhood. Please be aware of your surroundings.
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Author: Matt Janson

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