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Wood County Sheriff’s Report Feb. 19-25, 2020

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Wood County Sheriff’s Report Feb. 19-25, 2020

February 19

Wood County Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicles
  • Deputies were dispatched to Sioux near Quitman, at approximately 7:57 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.
  • At 9:32 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 515 near Yantis.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 10:40 a.m., in reference to an animal complaint on PR 6113 near Quitman. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to CR 1917 near Yantis; at approximately 2:56 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.
  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to FM 17 near Alba; at approximately 3:13 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 2088 near Quitman, at approximately 8:10 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and provided a courtesy transport.
  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to CR 2768 near Mineola; at approximately 9:09 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.
  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to CR 2298 near Mineola; at approximately 10:28 p.m. Luke Prior, 39, of Mineola, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 14 near Hawkins, at approximately 11:24 p.m., in reference to an abandoned vehicle. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

February 20

  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to CR 2427 near Mineola; at approximately 12:15 a.m. Bobby Cotton, 44, of Mineola, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 1801 near Mineola, at approximately 1:33 a.m., in reference to a dispute. Parties were separated for the night.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Front St. in Hawkins, at approximately 5:34 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies made contact with the employee and determined it was an accident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4579 near Winnsboro, at approximately 9:25 a.m., in reference to a theft. Actors, or actors unknown, stole a water heater from the reporting party’s property.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 10:21 a.m., in reference to a scam on Rolling Ridge near Hawkins. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • At 10:26 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 515 near Yantis.
  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to CR 2427 near Mineola; at approximately 1:12 p.m. Robert Bodwell, 38, of Mineola, was arrested for outstanding warrants.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4590 near Winnsboro, at approximately 2:26 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Parties were separated for the day.
  • At 3:31 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 515 near Yantis.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2110 near Quitman, at approximately 4:07 p.m., in reference to criminal mischief. Known actors damaged and stole several items from the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • At 4:39 p.m., cows were reported out on Highway 154 near Yantis.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 5:05 p.m., in reference to a scam on CR 3940 near Hawkins. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 49 near Mineola, at approximately 5:18 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.
  • Deputies conducted a traffic stop on CR 1905 near Yantis; at approximately 6:41 p.m. Micah Neill, 29, of Yantis, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated with Alcohol Concentration of 0.15 or More.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Highway 37 near Mineola, at approximately 7:26 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 7:33 p.m., in reference to a dispute on FM 515 near Como. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • At 9:10 p.m., cows were reported out on HWY 80 near Mineola.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2176 near Quitman, at approximately 10:47 p.m., in reference to a noise complaint. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.

February 21

  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on Highway 37 near Mineola; at approximately 1:21 a.m. Deputies located the individual and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 17 near Alba; at approximately 3:43 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 4536 near Winnsboro; at approximately 5:59 a.m. Deputies located the individual and provided a courtesy transport.
  • At 9:23 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 1912 near Yantis.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Highway 154 near Yantis, at approximately 11:48 a.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.
  • Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Highway 154 near Yantis; at approximately 12:58 p.m. Brandi Potts, 34, of Yantis, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 14 near Mineola, at approximately 3:14 p.m., in reference to an inquest. A male, 50, was found deceased in his residence. The Justice of the Peace arrived and no autopsy was ordered.
  • Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to Highway 37 near Quitman; at approximately 3:26 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 2966 near Yantis, at approximately 6:57 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.
  • Deputies conducted a traffic stop on FM 778 near Quitman; at approximately 7:29 p.m. Dale Rhodes, 25, of Harleton, was arrested for outstanding warrants.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 3588 near Winnsboro, at approximately 8:17 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 779 near Alba, at approximately 8:27 p.m., in reference to a noise complaint. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 2088 near Winnsboro, at approximately 8:29 p.m., in reference to a noise complaint. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2920 near Alba, at approximately 9:48 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

February 22

  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1700 near Yantis, at approximately 3:06 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on FM 312 near Winnsboro; at approximately 6:13 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Highway 154 near Quitman, at approximately 8:42 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Highway 80 near Mineola, at approximately 11:46 a.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 3496 near Hawkins, at approximately 12:19 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 12:45 p.m., in reference to a terroristic threat on CR 1236 near Quitman. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Highway 69 near Mineola, at approximately 2:05 p.m., in reference to a burglary. Actors, or actors unknown, damaged and stole several items from the reporting party’s property. This case is active.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 6:21 p.m., in reference to a disturbance on CR 3540 near Hawkins. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Oak St. in Yantis, at approximately 8:12 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Deputies issued a Criminal Trespass Warning and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Concho near Quitman, at approximately 9:50 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2697 near Mineola, at approximately 10:15 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Highway 80 near Mineola; at approximately 11:07 p.m. Scott Wideman, 31, of Lindale, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance. Shanna Morgan, 42, of Gladewater, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2176 near Quitman, at approximately 11:36 p.m., in reference to disorderly conduct. Cole Bell, 23, of Mineola, was arrested for Disorderly Conduct. Corey Hudson, 18, of Quitman, was arrested for Disorderly Conduct.

February 23

  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1895 near Yantis, at approximately 11:06 a.m., in reference to a theft. Actors, or actors unknown, stole several items from the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 1647 near Winnsboro, at approximately 12:15 p.m., in reference to criminal mischief. Actors, actors unknown, damaged the reporting party’s mailbox.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2840 near Mineola, at approximately 2:17 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies issued a Criminal Trespass Warning and cleared the incident.
  • At 4:05 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 1912 near Yantis.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Highway 154 near Quitman, at approximately 4:50 p.m., in reference to an assault. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Highway 182 near Quitman, at approximately 6:23 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 9:50 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass on CR 4529 near Winnsboro. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on HWY 37 near Winnsboro; at approximately 11:17 p.m. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

February 24

  • Deputies were dispatched to Cheyenne near Quitman, at approximately 5:15 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. Michael Lawson, 37, of Quitman, was arrested for Interference with Public Duties.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 10:08 a.m., in reference to a possible theft on CR 4990 near Winnsboro. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • At 10:38 a.m., horses were reported out on FM 1804 near Mineola.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1700 near Yantis, at approximately 3:16 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Russell Nipp, 34, of Emory, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Highway 37 near Mineola, at approximately 6:39 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Highway 37 near Winnsboro, at approximately 7:58 p.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Highway 37 near Winnsboro, at approximately 8:17 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies made contact with the homeowner and everything was OK.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4350 near Winnsboro, at approximately 8:44 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on Highway 154 near Quitman; at approximately 9:04 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on Highway 154 near Yantis; at approximately 9:56 p.m. Deputies located the individual and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2176 near Quitman, at approximately 10:54 p.m., in reference to a noise complaint. Deputies located the individuals and advised them to lower the volume of the music.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 182 near Alba; at approximately 10:56 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

February 25

  • Deputies were dispatched to Highway 37 near Quitman, at approximately 6:10 a.m., in reference to an abandoned vehicle. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • At 8:19 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 2774 near Mineola.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 10:41 a.m., in reference to fraud on CR 2950 near Alba. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Highway 69 near Mineola, at approximately 11:18 a.m., in reference to theft. Actors, or actors unknown, stole several items from the reporting party’s storage building. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • At 12:26 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 4412 near Winnsboro.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 1:45 p.m., in reference to fraud on FM 1804 near Mineola. Actors, or actors unknown, used one of the reporting party’s checks. This case is active.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 4:00 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass on CR 4545 near Winnsboro. Deputies gave the reporting party advice. This case is active.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 6:06 p.m., in reference to harassment on CR 3230 near Quitman. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 1643 near Quitman, at approximately 6:47 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and they were separated for the night.
  • At 7:23 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 2869 near Winnsboro.
  • At 7:39 p.m., cows were reported out on PR 7631 near Hawkins.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 14 near Hawkins, at approximately 10:26 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies located the suspicious activity and cleared the incident.

Agency Assists

Total Jail Count

  • 129 inmates
    • 111 males
    • 18 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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