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Wood County Sheriff’s Report For Nov. 20-25, 2019

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Wednesday, Nov. 20

  • Deputies were dispatched to County Road 1540 near Alba, at approximately 8:03 a.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies made contact with all parties involved. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies conducted a traffic stop on County Road 2805 near Mineola; at approximately 9:19 a.m. Melissa Boaz, 39, of Mineola, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 9:25 a.m., in reference to a scam on County Road 2647 near Mineola. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to County Road 3811 near Hawkins, at approximately 2:05 p.m., in reference to theft. A known actor stole the reporting party’s vehicle. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on Private Road 5935 near Yantis; at approximately 2:10 p.m. Adam Hodges, 35, of Yantis, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.
  • Deputies were dispatched to County Road 1681 near Alba, at approximately 2:14 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 3:50 p.m., in reference to fraud on FM 1254 near Mineola. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies were dispatched to County Road 4510 near Winnsboro, at approximately 5:34 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the night.
  • Deputies were dispatched to County Road 1416 near Quitman, at approximately 5:43 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 6:56 p.m., in reference to terroristic threat on Oak Street in Yantis. Deputies issued a criminal trespass warning and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to Lane Street in Quitman; at approximately 10:30 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

Thursday, Nov. 21

  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 515 near Yantis; at approximately 2:33 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 2:31 a.m., in reference to possible criminal trespass on Highway 80 near Hawkins. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 7:21 a.m., in reference to possible criminal trespass on County Road 4135 near Quitman. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • At 8:51 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 2088 near Quitman.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 11:12 a.m., in reference to possible theft on County Road 3104 near Quitman. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on County Road 1468 near Quitman; at approximately 2:29 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to County Road 2246 near Mineola, at approximately 3:46 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies advised the reporting party that extra patrol would be provided.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 3:51 p.m., in reference to harassment on County Road 1418 near Quitman. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 7:33 p.m., in reference to terroristic threat on County Road 1885 near Yantis. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Highway 80 near Hawkins, at approximately 7:44 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.
  • Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Oak St. in Yantis; at approximately 10:39 p.m. Samuel Earle, 22, of Yantis, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated with Open Alcoholic Container.

Friday, Nov. 22

  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on County Road 1970 near Yantis; at approximately 12:49 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on Highway 37 near Quitman; at approximately 1:02 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Highway 37 near Quitman, at approximately 6:30 a.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 1799 near Mineola, at approximately 8:24 a.m., in reference to an abandoned vehicle. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • At 9:22 a.m., horses were reported out on FM 17 near Alba.
  • Deputies were dispatched to County Road 2770 near Mineola, at approximately 9:56 a.m., in reference to a burglary. Actors, or actors unknown, stole several items from the reporting party’s residence and vehicle. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Lake Holbrook point, at approximately 11:09 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate anything suspicious.
  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to Puckett Street near Quitman; at approximately 7:26 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.
  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to Winnsboro Drive in Winnsboro; at approximately 8:25 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Private Road 8853 near Winnsboro, at approximately 9:25 p.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Loop 564 near Mineola, at approximately 10:14 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies made contact with the owner of the vehicle and determined it was an accident.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle at Lake Quitman camping area; at approximately 11:43 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Saturday, Nov. 23

  • At 9:42 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 2225 near Yantis.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Cheyenne near Quitman, at approximately 11:54 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Highway 37 near Quitman, at approximately 4:52 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.
  • Deputies were dispatched to County Road 1681 near Alba, at approximately 5:46 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individuals.
  • Deputies were dispatched to County Road 3496 near Hawkins, at approximately 7:56 p.m., in reference to an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on FM 2869 near Winnsboro; at approximately 8:33 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Indian Gap near Quitman, at approximately 9:37 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Deputies issued a Criminal Trespass Warning and cleared the incident.

Sunday, Nov. 24

  • At 7:54 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 14 near Hawkins.
  • Deputies were dispatched to County Road 1590 near Alba, at approximately 8:33 a.m., in reference to an inquest. A male, 77, was found deceased in his residence. The Justice of the Peace arrived and no autopsy was ordered.
  • Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Highway 154 near Quitman; at approximately 12:05 p.m. Steven Allen, 58, of Quitman, was arrested for Possession of drug paraphernalia and wrong, altered/obscured vehicle registration.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 14 near Hawkins, at approximately 12:27 p.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Holly Lake Ranch, at approximately 1:43 p.m., in reference to criminal mischief. Actors, or actors unknown, damaged Holly Lake Ranch property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on Highway 154 near Quitman; at approximately 9:13 p.m. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

Monday, Nov. 25

  • Deputies were dispatched to County Road 2260 near Mineola, at approximately 9:21 a.m., in reference to an inquest. A male, 80, was found deceased in his residence. The Justice of the Peace arrived and no autopsy was ordered.
  • Deputies were dispatched to County Road 2317 near Mineola, at approximately 10:31 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.
  • Deputies were dispatched to County Road 2843 near Mineola, at approximately 12:11 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located and transported the individual to the hospital.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Private Road 8257 near Winnsboro, at approximately 12:24 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Highway 69 near Alba, at approximately 3:36 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies spoke with the homeowner and everything was OK.
  • Deputies conducted a traffic stop on FM 49 near Mineola; at approximately 8:41 p.m. Joseph Bedwell, 36, of Mabank, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of a firearm by felon, and resisting arrest, search or transport.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Red Leaf Lane near Hawkins, at approximately 9:07 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies spoke with parties involved and determined it was a civil matter.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 312 near Winnsboro, at approximately 11:31 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies provided a courtesy transport and cleared the incident.

Agency Assists

Between the dates of November 20 and November 25, Wood County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to multiple agency assists that included the following:

  • Mineola Fire Department,
  • Mineola Police Department
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Winnsboro Police Department
  • Quitman Police Department.

Jail Count

Total Jail Count –133 inmate, 116 males and 17 females.

Reminders 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.

Author: Faith Huffman

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