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Wood County Sheriff’s Report For April 14-21, 2020

Wood County Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicles

Tuesday, April 14

  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on Highway 37 near Quitman; at approximately 2:29 a.m. Deputies located the individual and cleared the incident.
  • At 5:22 a.m., horses were reported out on FM 17 near Alba.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4845 near Winnsboro, at approximately 12:01 p.m., in reference to an inquest. A female, 87, was found deceased in her residence. The Justice of the Peace was notified and no autopsy was ordered.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 17 near Alba; at approximately 1:21 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 1:48 p.m., in reference to harassment on FM 2966 near Quitman. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 4:10 p.m., in reference to possible identity theft on Broadway Street in Alba. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 3163 near Quitman, at approximately 7:19 p.m., in reference to theft. A known actor stole money from the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on Goode Street in Quitman; at approximately 7:43 p.m. McKenna Wiler, 18, of Mount Vernon, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 7:53 p.m., in reference to terroristic threat on CR 2306 near Mineola. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • At 8:07 p.m., cows were reported out on Highway 37 near Winnsboro.
    Deputies were dispatched to CR 2176 near Quitman, at approximately 9:42 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4700 near Winnsboro, at approximately 9:48 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 10:39 p.m., in reference to an assault that occurred. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Wednesday April 15

  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 17 near Alba, at approximately 1:35 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.
  • At 9:37 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 2088 near Winnsboro.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4200 near Winnsboro, at approximately 2:29 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Aaron Hayes, 22, of Winnsboro, was arrested for Aggravated Assault of a Date, Family of Household member with Weapon.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4537 near Winnsboro, at approximately 2:47 p.m., in reference to criminal mischief. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the actor.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 3:13 p.m., in reference to harassment on FM 2088 near Winnsboro. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4730 near Winnsboro, at approximately 3:38 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies located the individuals and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to PR 7532 near Hawkins, at approximately 6:59j p.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on Airport Road in Winnsboro; at approximately 7:22 p.m. Deputies located the individual and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1226 near Quitman, at approximately 7:28 p.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies located the individuals, and determined they were shooting pellet guns in a safe direction.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4626 near Winnsboro, at approximately 9:43 p.m., in reference to a noise complaint. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 1483 near Yantis, at approximately 10:28 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

Thursday, April 16

  • Deputies were dispatched to Highway 69 near Alba, at approximately 12:48 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.
  • Deputies were dispatched to PR 7981 near Winnsboro, at approximately 9:18 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.
  • At 12:14 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 2225 near Quitman.
    Deputies were dispatched to CR 3582 near Winnsboro, at approximately 1:29 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.
  • At 1:36 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 1643 near Quitman.
    Deputies were dispatched to PR 6394 near Alba, at approximately 3:22 p.m., in reference to an alarm.
  • Deputies made contact with the homeowner and determined it was an accident.
  • At 4:33 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 49 near Mineola.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 2869 near Hawkins, at approximately 5:48 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 2270 near Alba; at approximately 8:35 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4560 near Winnsboro, at approximately 9:13 p.m., in reference to a noise complaint. Deputies located the individuals and advised them to lower the volume of the music.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4200 near Winnsboro, at approximately 11:49 p.m., in reference to a structural fire. Winnsboro Fire Department extinguished the fire and the incident was cleared.

Friday, April 17

  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on Highway 80 near Hawkins; at approximately 8:48 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2306 near Mineola, at approximately 11:39 a.m., in reference to terroristic threat. Deputies were unable to locate the individual to issue the Criminal Trespass Warning. This case is active.
  • At 1:39 p.m., cows were reported out on Highway 80 near Mineola.
  • At 2:48 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 1413 near Quitman.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2164 near Quitman, at approximately 4:28 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 3420 Hawkins; at approximately 4:54 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched o CR 2275 near Mineola, at approximately 6:24 p.m., in reference to criminal mischief. A known actor damaged the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • At 7:05 p.m., cows were reported out on Highway 37 near Winnsboro.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2503 near Mineola, at approximately 7:47 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the night.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on Highway 11 near Winnsboro; at approximately 8:15 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Saturday, April 18

  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2503 near Mineola, at approximately 12:43 a.m., in reference to a disturbance where an assault occurred. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 2697 near Mineola; at approximately 12:50 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 2:55 a.m., in reference to terroristic threat on Highway 37 near Quitman. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Alba Golden ISD, at approximately 10:26 a.m., in reference to criminal mischief. Actors, or actors unknown, damaged the reporting party’s vehicle. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 3960 near Hawkins, at approximately 2:27 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies located the suspicious activity and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4730 near Winnsboro, at approximately 2:39 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies located the suspicious activity and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1900 near Yantis, at approximately 3:01 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2174 near Quitman, at approximately 3:47 p.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 2869 near Hawkins, at approximately 4:06 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1828 near Yantis, at approximately 4:29 p.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4860 near Winnsboro, at approximately 6:41 p.m., in reference to a noise complaint. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.
  • At 9:16 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 4150 near Quitman.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Highway 80 near Mineola, at approximately 9:19 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.
  • At 9:43 p.m., cows were reported out on Loop 564 near Mineola.

Sunday, April 19

  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4854 near Winnsboro, at approximately 12:12 a.m., in reference to a noise complaint. Deputies located the individuals and advised them to lower the volume of the music.
  • At 12:30 a.m., cows were reported out on Highway 37 near Quitman.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4854 near Winnsboro, at approximately 12:56 a.m., in reference to a noise complaint. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4591 near Winnsboro, at approximately 7:43 a.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the day.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 3:21 p.m., in reference to shots fired on FM 515 near Winnsboro. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Price Street in Hawkins, at approximately 6:47 p.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.

Monday, April 20

  • At 2:42 a.m., cows were reported out on Highway 69 near Mineola.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2176 near Quitman, at approximately 6:22 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies located the suspicious activity and cleared the incident.
  • At 9:12 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 2088 near Winnsboro.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 10:39 a.m., in reference to a scam on FM 2422 near Mineola. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 2869 near Hawkins, at approximately 1:03 p.m., in reference to a burglary. Actors, or actors unknown, broke into and stole several items from the reporting party’s building. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4870 near Winnsboro, at approximately 3:10 p.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.
  • At 3:55 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 2378 near Mineola.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 49 near Mineola; at approximately 6:58 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to PR 5881 near Yantis, at approximately 7:12 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 3689 near Hawkins, at approximately 8:43 p.m., in reference to shots fired. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on Winnsboro Street in Quitman; at approximately 9:16 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on Comanche near Quitman; at approximately 11:46 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Tuesday, April 21

  • Deputies were dispatched to Highway 154 near Yantis, at approximately 12:43 a.m., in reference to a noise complaint. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Walnut Street in Yantis, at approximately 1:33 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 2724 near Mineola; at approximately 3:47 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 6:54 a.m., in reference to criminal mischief on CR 4560 near Winnsboro. Actors, or actors unknown, damaged the reporting party’s property.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1900 near Yantis, at approximately 7:25 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 49 near Hainsville, at approximately 9:39 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 10:52 a.m., in reference to criminal trespass on CR 1859 near Yantis. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 11:24 a.m., in reference to a possible burglary. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • At 12:42 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 312 near Winnsboro.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4560 near Winnsboro, at approximately 1 p.m., in reference to theft.
  • Actors, or actors unknown, stole a four wheeler from the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 515 near Yantis; at approximately 2:52 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Bent Horseshoe near Hawkins, at approximately 4:23 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Parties were separated for the night.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4365 near Winnsboro, at approximately 5:04 p.m., in reference to a disturbance where an assault occurred. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 17 near Alba; at approximately 6:48 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2482 near Mineola, at approximately 6:54 p.m., in reference to a disturbance where an assault occurred. This case is active.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 1804 near Mineola, at approximately 8:50 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4440 near Winnsboro, at approximately 10 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Wendy Applewhite, 43, of Winnsboro, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

Agency Assists

Between the dates of April 14 and April 21, 2020, Wood County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to multiple agency assists that included the following: White Oak Police Department, Hawkins Police Department, Quitman Police
Department, Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office and Emergency Medical Services.

Jail Report

Total Jail Count – 118 inmates: 102 males and 16 females.

Reminders from Sheriff Castloo

Sheriff 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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