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Wood County Sheriff’s Report April 1-7, 2020

Wood County Sheriff’s report April 1-7, 2020

Wood County Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicles

April 1

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 3:56 a.m., in reference to an animal complaint on PR 7131 near Mineola. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 779 near Alba, at approximately 10:21 a.m., in reference to a traffic hazard. Deputies located the trailer that had already been moved out of the roadway, prior to their arrival.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 3:12 p.m., in reference to a dispute on Whitefoot near Quitman. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2260 near Mineola, at approximately 3:18 p.m., in reference to an animal complaint. Deputies located the dogs and everything was OK.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3250 near Hawkins, at approximately 3:49 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies attempted to gain access to the property, but were unable to do so.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 4:12 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances on FM 1254 near Mineola. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to PR 6938 near Alba, at approximately 5:53 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Parties were separated for the night.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2088 near Winnsboro, at approximately 6:40 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 37 near Quitman, at approximately 8:16 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 FM 852 near Winnsboro, at approximately 9:21 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the night.

April 2

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2163 near Quitman, at approximately 1:48 a.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 1426 near Quitman; at approximately 2:00 a.m. Deputies located the individual and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to PR 7131 near Mineola, at approximately 8:33 a.m., in reference to an animal complaint. Deputies gave the owners advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 2966 near Yantis; at approximately 2:51 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Quitman, at approximately 4:01 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2118 near Quitman, at approximately 4:30 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 4:50 p.m., in reference to a scam on HWY 80 near Mineola. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 5:25 p.m., in reference to a scam on CR 3859 near Hawkins. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2088 near Quitman, at approximately 6:50 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies made contact with the homeowner and everything was OK.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 1416 near Quitman; at approximately 7:47 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 1254 near Mineola, at approximately 8:42 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the actors.

April 3

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on HWY 154 near Yantis; at approximately 12:28 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to Beaulah St. in Hawkins, at approximately 4:56 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies determined a delivery driver entered the wrong code by accident and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 80 near Hawkins, at approximately 6:02 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

At 7:32 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 1612 near Alba.

At 8:39 a.m., cows were reported out on HWY 37 near Quitman.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle near Lake Holbrook point; at approximately 12:00 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 2689 near Hawkins; at approximately 1:56 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

At 2:41 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 2088 near Quitman.

At 3:24 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 4186 near Mineola.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2351 near Mineola, at approximately 6:26 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 37 near Quitman, at approximately 8:06 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Shawn White, 42, of Quitman, was arrested for Burglary of Habitation and Assault Causes Bodily Injury.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 69 near Mineola, at approximately 9:47 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the night.

April 4

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Yantis, at approximately 2:50 a.m., in reference to shots fired. A known actor fired a gun towards an individual. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 69 near Quitman, at approximately 3:14 a.m., in reference to a structural fire. Quitman Fire Department extinguished the fire and the incident was cleared.

At 11:12 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 4440 near Winnsboro.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle near Lake Holbrook beach; at approximately 12:52 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

At 2:20 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 2100 near Quitman.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3420 near Hawkins, at approximately 2:28 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. The individual was located and transported to their residence by EMS.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 852 near Winnsboro, at approximately 3:45 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 3460 near Hawkins; at approximately 5:25 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

At 6:30 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 2320 near Mineola.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3118 near Quitman, at approximately 10:20 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Donald Moss, 44, of Quitman, was arrested for Assault Causes Bodily Injury of Family/Household Member – Impede Breathing/Circulation and Resist Arrest Search or Transport.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 37 near Mineola, at approximately 11:28 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

April 5

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 37 near Quitman, at approximately 4:01 a.m., in reference to damage to criminal mischief. Actors, or actors unknown, damaged the reporting party’s vehicle. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

At 10:15 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 3750 near Hawkins.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 14 near Hawkins, at approximately 3:12 p.m., in reference to disorderly conduct. A known actor drove by and pointed a gun at the reporting party. This case is forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2298 near Mineola, at approximately 5:44 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Deputies located the individual and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1210 near Quitman, at approximately 6:53 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3580 near Winnsboro, at approximately 7:50 p.m., in reference to a burglary. Actors, or actors unknown, broke into the reporting party’s residence and stole several items. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on Loop 564 near Mineola; at approximately 8:00 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 2140 near Quitman; at approximately 11:00 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

April 6

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2377 near Alba, at approximately 12:02 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on HWY 80 near Hawkins; at approximately 2:13 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

At 4:01 a.m., horses were reported out on CR 4930 near Quitman.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2270 near Mineola, at approximately 6:14 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

At 7:57 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 312 near Winnsboro.

At 1:45 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 17 near Alba.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 2:53 p.m., in reference to a dispute on CR 2280 near Mineola. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident. 

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 80 near Mineola, at approximately 3:30 p.m., in reference to criminal mischief. A known actor damaged the reporting party’s vehicle. This case is active.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2700 near Mineola, at approximately 5:17 p.m., in reference to an abandoned vehicle. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4798 near Winnsboro, at approximately 6:22 p.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.

Deputies were dispatched to PR 6662 near Mineola, at approximately 7:25 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

At 9:38 p.m., cows were reported out on Lloyd St. in Yantis.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 10:41 p.m., in reference to a dispute on CR 3118 near Quitman. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1700 near Yantis, at approximately 10:48 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the night.

April 7

Deputies were dispatched to Cumbie St. in Hawkins, at approximately 1:03 a.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and determined it was a civil matter.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on Holley St. in Alba; at approximately 3:12 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Yantis, at approximately 4:16 a.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 2:44 p.m., in reference to a possible assault on HWY 80 near Mineola. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 3:30 p.m., in reference to a dispute on FM 2659 near Hawkins. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 3650 near Hawkins; at approximately 9:04 p.m. The individual was located and transported to the hospital by EMS. 

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4700 near Winnsboro, at approximately 9:33 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the actors.

Deputies were dispatched to Estate Lane in Yantis, at approximately 9:49 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies located the individuals and cleared the incident.

At 10:57 p.m., horses were reported out on HWY 154 near Quitman.

Deputies were dispatched to Comanche near Quitman, at approximately 11:59 p.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.

Agency Assists

  • Between the dates of April 1 and April 7, Wood County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to multiple agency assists that included the following:  Hawkins Police Department, Emergency Medical Service and Rains County Sheriff’s Office.

Total Jail Count

  • 121 inmates
    • 102 males
    • 19 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.

Author: Faith Huffman

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