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Wood County Sheriff’s Report For April 8-13, 2020

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April 8

  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on Highway 154 near Quitman; at approximately 12 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4760 near Winnsboro, at approximately 12:30 a.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2110 near Quitman, at approximately 1:46 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 852 near Winnsboro, at approximately 3:23 a.m., in reference to an abandoned vehicle. Deputies located the vehicle and it was towed by Wyatt’s Towing.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 2320 near Mineola; at approximately 4:03 a.m. The individual was located and transported to the hospital by EMS.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4890 near Winnsboro, at approximately 7:39 a.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies made contact with the reporting party and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2231 near Mineola, at approximately 8:22 a.m., in reference to an abandoned vehicle. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • At 8:29 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 4186 near Quitman. Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 10:56 a.m., in reference to fraud on CR 3148 near Quitman. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 3460 near Hawkins, at approximately 11:04 a.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Ty Trull, 18, of Mineola, was arrested for Criminal Trespass.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 14 near Hainesville, at approximately 11:11 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • At 12:06 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 2088 near Winnsboro.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 17 near Alba, at approximately 2:29 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies located the suspicious activity and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 1643 near Winnsboro, at approximately 2:39 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and they separated for the day.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2280 near Mineola, at approximately 6:47 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Heath Matthews, 30, of Mineola, was arrested for Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Violence.
  • At 6:48 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 182 near Quitman.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Highway 80 near Mineola, at approximately 6:52 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 2700 near Mineola; at approximately 6:56 p.m.
  • Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Lake Holbrook point, at approximately 8:17 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1560 near Alba, at approximately 8:44 p.m., in reference to a noise complaint. Deputies made contact with the individual and advised them to lower the volume of the music.

April 9

  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on Highway 154 near Quitman; at approximately 7:34 a.m.
  • Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Main St. in Yantis, at approximately 7:55 a.m., in reference to an alarm.
  • Deputies spoke with the key holder and determined it was an accident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 17 near Alba, at approximately 11:20 a.m., in reference to a theft Actors, or actors unknown, broke into the reporting party’s storage building and stole several items. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 14 near Hawkins, at approximately 1:34 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 3494 near Hawkins, at approximately 1:58 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Jacob Wilson, 18, of Hawkins, was arrested for Evading Arrest Detention.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 515 near Winnsboro, at approximately 5:07 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Parties were separated for the night.
  • At 5:32 p.m., horses were reported out on FM 17 near Alba.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1975 near Yantis, at approximately 5:36 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 vehicle on PR 7864 near Hawkins; at approximately 5:57 p.m.
  • Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 2869 near Hawkins, at approximately 6:28 p.m., in reference to a
  • welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 17 near Alba, at approximately 8:14 p.m., in reference to shots fired.
  • Deputies located the individuals and determined it was fireworks.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2132 near Quitman, at approximately 8:37 p.m., in reference to a
  • disturbance. Parties were separated for the night.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Village Circle in Yantis, at approximately 9:02 p.m., in reference to a
  • dispute. Parties were separated for the night.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 2150 near Quitman; at approximately 10:14 p.m.
  • Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.
  • At 11:01 p.m., cows were reported out on Highway 80 near Mineola.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 2966 near Quitman, at approximately 11:09 p.m., in reference to
  • suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.

April 10

  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on FM 14 near Hawkins; at approximately 5:47 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 9:10 a.m., in reference to a scam on CR 1730 near Yantis. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Quitman, at approximately 10:01 a.m., in reference to 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 Broken Bow Lane near Quitman, at approximately 10:48 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies made contact with the individual and everything was OK.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Highway 80 near Mineola, at approximately 12:34 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 1:08 p.m., in reference to terroristic threat on
  • CR 1670 near Alba. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • At 3:28 p.m., horses were reported out on CR 4192 near Quitman.
  • At 5:32 p.m., cows were reported out on Highway 37 near Mineola.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Lloyd St. in Yantis, at approximately 7:10 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

April 11

  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2280 near Mineola, at approximately 12:01 a.m., in reference to a disturbance. Heath Matthews, 30, of Mineola, was arrested for Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Violence.
  • At 9:11 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 779 near Alba.
  • At 9:56 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 1643 near Quitman.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Highway 11 near Winnsboro, at approximately 4:07 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individuals.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 2088 near Quitman, at approximately 4:18 p.m., in reference to a structure fire. Quitman Police Department extinguished the fired and the incident was cleared.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Highway 154 near Quitman, at approximately 5:13 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies made contact with the individuals and cleared the incident.
  • At 7:58 p.m., cows were reported out on Highway 11 near Winnsboro.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4700 near Winnsboro, at approximately 8:22 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.
  • Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 8:31 p.m., in reference to harassment on Highway 154 near Quitman. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2166 near Quitman, at approximately 9:17 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the night.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1612 near Alba, at approximately 11:16 p.m., in reference to a noise complaint. Deputies located the activity and cleared the incident.

April 12

  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2330 near Mineola, at approximately 3:24 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies made contact with the key holder and everything was OK.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Highway 69 near Alba, at approximately 4:10 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 17 near Yantis, at approximately 4:22 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 1799 near Alba, at approximately 11:02 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 49 near Mineola, at approximately 4:57 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies located an open door, but were unable to locate any signs of theft or burglary.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 2966 near Quitman, at approximately 6:51 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the area, and determined it was caused by a tree landing on the house.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 3484 near Hawkins, at approximately 7:28 p.m., in reference to an inquest. A female, 79, was found deceased in her residence. The Justice of the Peace was notified and no autopsy was ordered.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Beaulah St. in Hawkins, at approximately 7:51 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 4626 near Winnsboro, at approximately 7:51 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 1254 near Mineola, at approximately 9:05 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to PR 5551 near Alba, at approximately 9:29 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.
  • At 9:57 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 4186 near Winnsboro.
  • Deputies were dispatched to PR 6953 near Mineola, at approximately 11:37 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies made contact with the individual and everything was OK.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2176 near Quitman, at approximately 11:42 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Parties were separated for the night.

April 13

  • Deputies were dispatched to Highway 37 near Mineola, at approximately 12:07 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies located the suspicious activity and cleared the incident.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 2121 near Quitman; at approximately 2:59 a.m.Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 1951 near Yantis, at approximately 5:50 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2110 near Quitman, at approximately 5:51 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies made contact with the homeowner and determined it was an accident.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 3875 near Mineola, at approximately 7:27 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies spoke with the homeowner and everything was OK.
  • Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 17 near Alba; at approximately 8:52 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.
  • At 11:11 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 4186 near Quitman. Deputies were dispatched to CR 4165 near Quitman, at approximately 12:25 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any individuals.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 2869 near Hawkins, at approximately 12:51 p.m., in reference to criminal mischief. Actors, or actors unknown, damaged the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies were dispatched to PR 5554 near Alba, at approximately 1:14 p.m., in reference to a burglary.
  • Actors, or actors unknown, damaged and stole several items from the reporting party’s property.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 2869 near Hawkins, at approximately 2:09 p.m., in reference to a burglary. Actors, or actors unknown, broke into the reporting party’s residence and stole an Everstart battery. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • At 2:19 p.m., cows were reported out on Highway 154 near Quitman.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 2869 near Hawkins, at approximately 2:39 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 were dispatched to FM 2869 near Hawkins, at approximately 4:52 p.m., in reference to a burglary. Actors, or actors unknown, broke into the reporting party’s storage building and stole a trolling motor. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • At 5:39 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 17 near Alba.
  • Deputies were dispatched to CR 2168 near Quitman, at approximately 7:04 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. The individual was located and transported to the hospital.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 2869 near Hawkins, at approximately 9:51 p.m., in reference to theft.
  • Actors, or actors unknown, broke into the reporting party’s storage building and stole several items. This case has been forwarded to investigators.
  • Deputies were dispatched to FM 1869 near Hawkins, at approximately 9:52 p.m., in reference to theft.
  • Actors, or actors unknown, broke into the reporting party’s storage building and stole several items. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Agency Assists

Between the dates of April 8 and April 13, Wood County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to multiple agency assists that included the following: Emergency Medical Services, Gilmer Police Department, Quitman Police Department, Wood County Electric Cooperative, and Mineola Police Department.

Total Jail Count

113 inmates – 96 males and 17 females.

Reminder 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.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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