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Wood County Sheriff’s Report For Nov. 13-19, 2019

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November 13

  • Deputies were dispatched to HWY 69 near Alba, at approximately 7:36 a.m., in reference to theft. A known actor stole several lottery tickets from the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • At 12:31 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 2128 near Quitman.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 14 near Quitman, at approximately 1:45 p.m., in reference to theft. Actors, or actors unknown, stole the reporting party’s mail. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • At 3:22 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 2088 near Hawkins.
  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to HWY 154 near Quitman; at approximately 6:54 p.m. Brian Bishop, 64, of Quitman, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.
  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to Cheyenne near Quitman; at approximately 8:54 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.
  • At 10:22 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 2966 near Yantis.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on HWY 37 near Quitman; at approximately 11:26 p.m. Tyler Wright, 27, of Quitman, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated.

November 14

  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to CR 4586 near Winnsboro; at approximately 1:07 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.
  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to CR 1475 near Quitman; at approximately 2:32 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 3940 near Mineola, at approximately 9:13 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 12:48 p.m., in reference to fraud on FM 312 near Winnsboro. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • At 3:12 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 1300 near Yantis.
  • Deputies were dispatched to SPUR 514 near Yantis, at approximately 4:13 p.m., in reference to an inquest. A male, 67, was found deceased at his residence. The Justice of the Peace arrived and no autopsy was ordered.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 3440 near Hawkins, at approximately 4:47 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 3440 near Hawkins, at approximately 9:04 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

November 15

  • At 8:56 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 312 near Winnsboro.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 778 near Quitman; at approximately 10:19 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 10:29 a.m., in reference to harassment on CR 1297 near Yantis. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4506 near Winnsboro, at approximately 10:32 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 3836 near Hawkins, at approximately 1:52 p.m., in reference to an abandoned vehicle in the roadway. Wyatt’s Towing towed the vehicle and the incident was cleared.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 2869 near Hawkins, at approximately 5:30 p.m., in reference to a burglary. A known actor stole a firearm from the reporting party’s residence. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1681 near Alba, at approximately 7:50 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 14 near Hawkins; at approximately 8:30 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to CR 1475 near Quitman; at approximately 9:17 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.
  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to Plum St. in Winnsboro; at approximately 9:40 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4918 near Quitman, at approximately 10:25 p.m., in reference to an assault that occurred. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

November 16

  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1297 near Yantis, at approximately 12:31 a.m., in reference to a noise complaint. Deputies located the activity and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Pacific St. in Mineola; at approximately 1:03 a.m. Joshua Weger, 34, of Powderly, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance and Tampering Fabricate Physical Evidence with Intent to Impair. Amanda McCann, 39, of Paris, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 3204 near Quitman, at approximately 4:19 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on FM 182 near Quitman; at approximately 5:35 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.
  • At 9:21 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 2225 near Yantis.
  • Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Yantis, at approximately 11:46 a.m., in reference to a burglary. Actors, or actors unknown, stole several items from the reporting party’s residence. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • At 1:01 p.m., horses were reported out on FM 17 near Alba.
  • Deputies conducted a traffic stop on HWY 80 near Mineola; at approximately 2:41 p.m. Kalpesh Patel, 42, of Mineola, was arrested for No Drivers License While Unlicensed.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on FM 779 near Alba; at approximately 4:07 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 4:55 p.m., in reference to harassment on CR 1990 near Yantis. Deputies made contact with all parties involved and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Winnsboro St. in Quitman; at approximately 7:07 p.m. Myressa Cribbs, 25, of Winnsboro, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 3955 near Hawkins, at approximately 7:44 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the night.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on FM 288 near Quitman; at approximately 10:49 p.m. Deputies located the individual and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4460 near Winnsboro, at approximately 11:28 p.m., in reference to a noise complaint. Deputies located the activity and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Quitman, at approximately 11:47 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

November 17

  • Deputies conducted a traffic stop on CR 4750 near Winnsboro; at approximately 3:58 a.m. Jordan Thornton, 20, of Winnsboro, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated with Open Alcoholic Container.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 11:50 a.m., in reference to harassment on FM 515 near Yantis. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on Beaulah St. in Hawkins; at approximately 1:49 p.m. Patrick Robinson, 33, of Hawkins, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1726 near Yantis, at approximately 1:50 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Deputies issued a Criminal Trespass Warning and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1975 near Yantis, at approximately 4:40 p.m., in reference to theft. Deputies made contact with the individuals and cleared the incident.
  • At 5:19 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 779 near Alba.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2280 near Mineola, at approximately 6:07 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated, prior to the deputies’ arrival.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 779 near Alba; at approximately 6:18 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 515 near Alba, at approximately 6:29 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the night.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on HWY 80 near Mineola; at approximately 9:24 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and everything was OK.
  • Deputies conducted a traffic stop on HWY 37 near Mineola; at approximately 10:12 p.m. Robert LaPlante, 26, of Alba, was arrested for Manufacture Delivery of a Controlled Substance.

November 18

  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2330 near Mineola, at approximately 5:16 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.
  • At 8:54 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 2225 near Quitman.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 2659 near Hawkins, at approximately 11:18 a.m., in reference to an inquest. A female, 76, was found deceased in her residence. The Justice of the Peace arrived and no autopsy was ordered.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 11:38 a.m., in reference to a scam on CR 2444 near Mineola. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1900 near Yantis, at approximately 1:44 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.
  • Deputies were dispatched to HWY 80 near Mineola, at approximately 4;15 p.m., in reference to a burglary of a vehicle. Actors, or actors unknown, stole 2 guitars from the reporting party’s vehicle. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies spoke to the reporting party, at approximately 5:37 p.m., in reference to a scam on CR 2246 near Mineola. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2169 near Quitman, at approximately 10:19 p.m., in reference to an animal complaint. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the owner of the dogs.

November 19

  • At 12:58 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 2966 near Quitman.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 14 near Hawkins; at approximately 1:19 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to HWY 37 near Winnsboro, at approximately 9:23 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 3522 near Hawkins, at approximately 11:34 a.m., in reference to a dispute. Parties were separated for the day.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 12:35 p.m., in reference to a scam on CR 2444 near Mineola. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • At 1:09 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 312 near Winnsboro.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1859 near Yantis, at approximately 2:18 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Parties were separated for the day.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1960 near Yantis, at approximately 2:23 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies located the suspicious activity and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 2:55 p.m., in reference to fraud on CR 4586 near Winnsboro. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • At 3:25 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 779 near Alba.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 1647 near Winnsboro, at approximately 6:45 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individuals.
  • Deputies were dispatched to PR 6645 near Mineola, at approximately 6:58 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Mason Brady, 19, of Mineola, was arrested for Assault Causes Bodily Injury.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on HWY 37 near Winnsboro; at approximately 7:34 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 2502 near Mineola; at approximately 11:27 p.m. Deputies located the individual and cleared the incident.

Agency Assists

Between the dates of Nov. 13 and Nov. 19, Wood County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to multiple agency assists that included the following:

  • Rains County Sheriff’s Office
  • Mineola Police Department

Wood County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division Report:

  • Between November 13 and November 19, investigators obtained 1 arrest warrant, filed 1 case with the District Attorney for prosecution and had a number of follow ups.

Jail Count

Total Jail Count – 132 inmates:

  • 137 males
  • 119 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: Matt Janson

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