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Wood County Sheriff’s Report Feb. 26-March 3, 2020

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Wood County Sheriff’s Report Feb. 26-March 3, 2020

Wood County Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicles

February 26

  • Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Quitman, at approximately 12:41 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1516 near Alba, at approximately 6:12 a.m., in reference to an alarm.
  • Deputies spoke with the property owner and everything was OK.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1558 near Alba, at approximately 6:25 a.m., in reference to an alarm.
  • Deputies spoke with an employee and determined it was an accident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2436 near Mineola, at approximately 8:01 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies spoke with the property owner and determined it was an accident.
  • At 10:06 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 2225 near Quitman.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 3812 near Hawkins, at approximately 11:14 a.m., in reference to an animal complaint. Deputies located the dogs and everything was OK.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 2966 near Quitman, at approximately 2:43 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2235 near Mineola, at approximately 3:17 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.
  • Deputies responded to a motorist assist on FM 49 near Hawkins; at approximately 6:33 p.m. Taylor Christensen, 32, of Hawkins, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 2869 near Hawkins, at approximately 6:37 p.m., in reference to criminal mischief. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individuals.
  • Deputies were dispatched to HWY 37 near Quitman, at approximately 7:25 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.
  • At 8:34 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 515 near Winnsboro.

February 27

  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 9:26 a.m., in reference to harassment on FM 778 near Mineola. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on HWY 37 near Mineola; at approximately 11:23 a.m.
  • Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.Deputies responded to an abandoned 911 call on CR 2460 near Mineola; at approximately 4:01 p.m. Deputies made contact with the individuals and everything was OK.
  • At 5:27 p.m., cows were reported out on HWY 80 near Mineola.
  • At 5:31 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 2320 near Mineola.
  • Deputies were dispatched to HWY 80 near Mineola, at approximately 6:59 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 2869 near Hawkins, at approximately 7:35 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Deputies issued a Criminal Trespass Warning and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to PR 5295 near Yantis, at approximately 7:51 p.m., in reference to an assault that occurred. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Patton St. in Mineola; at approximately 8:49 p.m. Megan Ratliff, 32, of Alba, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance.
  • Deputies conducted a traffic stop on HWY 37 near Winnsboro; at approximately 10:54 p.m. Jimmy Curry, 52, of Quitman, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance.

February 28

  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on Loop 564 near Mineola; at approximately 12:14 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2270 near Mineola, at approximately 1:44 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies spoke with the homeowner and determined it was an accident.
  • At 8:08 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 1600 near Alba.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 8:21 a.m., in reference to a scam on PR 5935 near Yantis. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 11:42 a.m., in reference to a scam on HWY 11 near Winnsboro. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • At 12:05 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 4494 near Winnsboro.
  • At 12:33 p.m., horses were reported out on CR 4930 near Quitman.
  • Deputies were dispatched to PR 7495 near Hawkins, at approximately 12:56 p.m., in reference to terroristic threat. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to FM 14 near Quitman; at approximately 1:26 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1668 near Alba, at approximately 2:20 p.m., in reference to a burglary. Actors, or actors unknown, damaged a gate and stole several items from the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2270 near Mineola, at approximately 10:44 p.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on Lake Holbrook point; at approximately 11:21 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

February 29

  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2155 near Quitman, at approximately 12:21 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2174 near Quitman, at approximately 12:54 a.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies made contact with the individuals and cleared the incident.
  • At 1:36 a.m., cows were reported out on HWY 80 near Mineola.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1901 near Yantis, at approximately 7:26 a.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the day.
  • Deputies conducted a traffic stop on FM 2966 near Quitman; at approximately 11:33 a.m. Steven Rogers, 57, of Quitman, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance and Tamper Fabricate Physical Evidence.
  • At 3:00 p.m., cows were reported out on HWY 80 near Mineola.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2980 near Alba, at approximately 3:29 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the reporting party.
  • Deputies were dispatched to HWY 69 near Alba, at approximately 4:04 p.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 4:16 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass on HWY 80 near Mineola. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 3955 near Hawkins, at approximately 5:13 p.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies located the individuals with firearms that shot a dog. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 4560 near Winnsboro; at approximately 5:32 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 2350 near Quitman; at approximately 6:43 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 9:01 p.m., in reference to a disturbance on FM 852 near Winnsboro. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • At 10:01 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 1647 near Mineola.

March 1

  • Deputies conducted a traffic stop on FM 14 near Hawkins; at approximately 12:15 a.m. Travis Battee, 25, of Big Sandy, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated with Open Alcoholic Container.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2200 near Mineola, at approximately 1:59 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 1785 near Yantis; at approximately 4:08 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.
  • Deputies were dispatched to PR 6278 near Mineola, at approximately 9:19 a.m., in reference to shots fired. Justin Mitchell, 24, of Mineola, was arrested for Deadly Conduct Discharge Firearm.
  • At 9:36 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 1570 near Alba.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4294 near Como, at approximately 2:14 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 3269 near Quitman, at approximately 4:56 p.m., in refrence to an
  • assault that occurred. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1858 near Yantis, at approximately 4:56 p.m., in reference to harassment. Deputies made contact with the reporting party and cleared the incident.

March 2

  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on Main St. in Yantis; at approximately 4:02 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1602 near Alba, at approximately 7:09 a.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the day.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4165 near Quitman, at approximately 8:47 a.m., in reference to theft. Actors, or actors unknown, stole a firearm from the reporting party’s vehicle. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Yantis, at approximately 9:07 a.m., in reference to an assault that occurred. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2121 near Quitman, at approximately 9:36 a.m., in reference to theft. A known actor stole a vehicle from the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2351 near Mineola, at approximately 9:52 a.m., in reference to criminal mischief. Actors, or actors unknown, damaged the reporting party’s mailbox.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Valley Wood Tail near Hawkins, at approximately 1:13 p.m., in reference to an assault that occurred. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies were dispatched to PR 6963 near Alba, at approximately 1:21 p.m., in reference to criminal mischief. Deputies located the individuals and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 2:12 p.m., in reference to a noise complaint on CR 2460 near Mineola. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to HWY 37 near Quitman, at approximately 4:46 p.m., in reference to a possible theft. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • At 5:45 p.m., cows were reported out on HWY 37 near Winnsboro.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 7:11 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass on Walnut St. in Yantis. Deputies advised the reporting party that extra patrol would be provided.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Lane St. in Quitman, at approximately 10:40 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

March 3

  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 7:08 a.m., in reference to harassment on HWY 80 near Mineola. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to HWY 37 near Quitman, at approximately 7:54 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies made contact with the individual that set the alarm off and everything was OK.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2425 near Mineola, at approximately 8:52 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.
  • At 8:57 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 2966 near Yantis.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4510 near Winnsboro, at approximately 1:02 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 3:49 p.m., in reference to a scam on FM 515 near Winnsboro. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Yantis, at approximately 4:15 p.m., in reference to theft. Actors, or actors unknown, used the reporting party’s company checks without authorization. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to Edwards St. in Mineola; at approximately 9:54 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

Agency Assists

Total Jail Count

  • 125 inmates
    • 104 males
    • 21 females

Reminders from Sheriff Castloo

Sheriff Thomas Castloo would like to remind everyone, 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: Faith Huffman

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