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Wood County Sheriff’s Report For Dec. 18-24, 2019

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Wednesday, Dec. 18

  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 2225 near Quitman, at approximately 7:27 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 2088 near Quitman, at approximately 10:19 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.
  • At 10:34 a.m., cows were reported out on HWY 154 near Quitman.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 12:39 p.m., in reference to damage to property on CR 4505 near Winnsboro. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 14 near Hawkins, at approximately 1:33 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the dog and everything was OK.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 2:11 p.m., in reference to harassment on Indian Gap near Quitman. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • At 2:35 p.m., horses were reported out on CR 1960 near Yantis.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 3:19 p.m., in reference to criminal mischief on CR 4870 near Winnsboro. Deputies advised the reporting party that extra patrol would be provided.
  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to CR 3877 near Hawkins; at approximately 4:02 p.m. Thomas Walls, 28, of Mineola, was arrested for outstanding warrants.
  • At 5:25 p.m., cows were reported out on HWY 154 near Quitman.
  • Deputies were dispatched to PR 5551 near Yantis, at approximately 5:28 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.
  • Deputies conducted a traffic stop on FM 1254 near Mineola; at approximately 8:36 p.m. Sabrina George, 34, of Mineola, was arrested for outstanding warrants.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 4506 near Winnsboro; at approximately 9:06 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle near Lake Holbrook; at approximately 10:07 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies conducted a traffic stop on HWY 80 near Mineola; at approximately 11:06 p.m. Kimberly Skinner, 32, of Wills Point, was arrested for Evading Arrest Detention and Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Thursday, Dec. 19

  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on HWY 37 near Mineola; at approximately 2:02 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on FM 17 near Alba; at approximately 5:20 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1885 near Yantis, at approximately 8:21 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. Chase Boyde, 23, of Quitman, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 3220 near Quitman, at approximately 9:31 a.m., in reference to damage to property. A known actor damaged the reporting party’s vehicle. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • At12:19 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 1647 near Winnsboro.
  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to CR 3193 near Quitman; at approximately 1:35 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Main St. in Yantis, at approximately 5:06 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2482 near Mineola, at approximately 7:06 p.m., in reference to criminal mischief. A known actor damaged the reporting party’s vehicle. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1700 near Yantis, at approximately 7:37 p.m., in reference to an abandoned vehicle in the roadway. The owner of the vehicle arrived and made contact with a wrecker service.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 3400 near Hawkins, at approximately 7:51 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 2260 near Mineola; at approximately 11:08 p.m. Deputies located the individual and cleared the incident.

Friday, Dec. 20

  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 2220 near Mineola; at approximately 12:49 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on HWY 37 near Mineola; at approximately 12:54 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to HWY 37 near Winnsboro, at approximately 4:10 a.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.
  • Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 Yantis, at approximately 5:46 a.m., in reference to credit card skimmers. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • At 8:31 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 182 near Quitman.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 3234 near Quitman; at approximately 9:06 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 312 near Winnsboro, at approximately 12:24 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Deputies located the individual and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 2:18 p.m., in reference to theft on FM 182 near Alba. Deputies advised the reporting party that extra patrol would be provided.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on HWY 154 near Yantis; at approximately 3:01 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and everything was OK.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 515 near Yantis, at approximately 5:41 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Mesa Verde Path near Hawkins, at approximately 6:02 p.m., in reference to an inquest. A female, 57, 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 9:46 p.m., in reference to harassment on CR 3802 near Hawkins. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Saturday, Dec. 21

  • At 10:50 a.m., cows were reported out on PR 6665 near Mineola.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 12:05 p.m., in reference to harassment on CR 2150 near Quitman. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Sioux near Quitman, at approximately 1:28 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Katelin Cheshire, 31, of Amarillo, was arrested for Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Controlled Substance and an outstanding warrant.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 2:00 p.m., in reference to scam on CR 1540 near Alba. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to PR 6673 near Mineola, at approximately 3:32 p.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.
  • Deputies were dispatched to PR 6308 near Mineola, at approximately 4:10 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies spoke with the homeowner and determined it was an accident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 3987 near Winnsboro, at approximately 7:01 p.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.
  • At 8:24 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 2088 near Winnsboro.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on HWY 80 near Mineola; at approximately 9:58 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Quitman, at approximately 9:58 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle near Lake Holbrook point; at approximately 11:27 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Sunday, Dec. 22

  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4430 near Scroggins, at approximately 7:57 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 4532 near Winnsboro; at approximately 9:31 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.
  • Deputies were dispatched to PR 6314 near Mineola, at approximately 1:28 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.
  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to HWY 69 near Alba; at approximately 1:41 p.m. Russell Melton, 49, of Alba, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.
  • At 4:22 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 779 near Alba.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1580 near Alba, at approximately 4:26 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2445 near Mineola, at approximately 4:40 p.m., in reference to an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. A known actor took the reporting party’s vehicle without authorization. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • At 6:16 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 779 near Alba.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 3810 near Hawkins; at approximately 8:23 p.m. Deputies located the individual and cleared the incident.
  • At 9:14 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 312 near Winnsboro.

Monday, Dec. 23

  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2176 near Quitman, at approximately 12:25 a.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 CR 2205 near Mineola; at approximately 7:06 a.m. Damon Watson, 25, of Grand Saline, was arrested for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Driving While License Invalid.
  • At 7:35 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 779 near Alba.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 3689 near Hawkins, at approximately 11:34 a.m., in reference to an animal complaint. Deputies located the malnourished horse and made contact with the owner. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1260 near Quitman, at approximately 11:59 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies spoke with the property owner and everything was OK.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 3459 near Hawkins, at approximately 2:05 p.m., in reference to a burglary. A known actor stole several items from the reporting party’s residence. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 49 near Hawkins, at approximately 2:49 p.m., in reference to theft. A known actor stole money from the reporting party’s business. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on HWY 154 near Yantis; at approximately 8:03 p.m. Todd Ladd, 25, of Yantis, was arrested for outstanding warrants.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 3947 near Hawkins, at approximately 8:07 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 CR 2482 near Mineola; at approximately 8:32 p.m. Travis Prince, 31, of Quitman, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on HWY 80 near Mineola; at approximately 9:23 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on HWY 154 near Yantis; at approximately 11:08 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Tuesday, Dec. 24

  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2176 near Quitman, at approximately 2:34 a.m., in reference to a burglary. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any signs of theft or damage to the property.
  • At 7:36 a.m., horses were reported out on HWY 37 near Winnsboro.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Holley Trail near Hawkins, at approximately 11:56 a.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Loop 564 near Mineola, at approximately 4:06 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 5:17 p.m., in reference to a dispute on CR 1992 near Yantis. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 5:43 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies advised the reporting party that extra patrol would be provided.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 2174 near Quitman; at approximately 9:30 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Agency Assists

Between the dates of December 18 and December 24, Wood County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to multiple agency assists that included the following:

  • Mineola Police Department
  • Emergency Medical Services.

Jail Count

Total Jail Count –123 inmates, 105 males and 18 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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