Wood County Sheriff’s Report For May 5-12, 2020

Wood County Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicles

May 5

Deputies were dispatched to Walnut St. in Yantis, at approximately 12:46 a.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

At 5:05 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 69 near Quitman.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 778 near Mineola, at approximately 6:51 a.m., in reference to criminal mischief. Actors, or actors unknown, damaged the reporting party’s property. 

Deputies were dispatched to PR 7855 near Hawkins, at approximately 10:29 a.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 CR 1971 near Yantis, at approximately 10:54 a.m., in reference to an inquest. A male, 70, was found deceased in his residence. The Justice of the Peace arrived and no autopsy was ordered.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 1801 near Mineola, at approximately 11:56 a.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies made contact with the individual and cleared the incident.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 3450 near Hawkins, at approximately 2:30 p.m. Deputies made contact with the reporting party and advised there would be extra patrol in the area.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4990 near Winnsboro, at approximately 3:44 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2298 near Mineola, at approximately 6:25 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies made contact with an individual and everything was OK.

At 8:44 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 69 near Quitman.

Deputies were dispatched to PR 6624 near Mineola, at approximately 9:15 p.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 FM 2869 near Hawkins; at approximately 10:08 p.m. Deputies located the individual and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3277 near Quitman, at approximately 10:20 p.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies made contact with the individuals and they advised they would stop shooting.

May 6

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 182 near Quitman; at approximately 3:32 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the area. 

At 7:16 a.m., horses were reported out on FM 1804 near Mineola.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on HWY 69 near Mineola; at approximately 10:38 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2320 near Mineola, at approximately 11:06 a.m., at approximately 11:06 a.m., in reference to theft. A known actor stole the reporting party’s wallet. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2121 near Quitman, at approximately 12:20 p.m., in reference to criminal mischief. A known actor damaged the reporting party’s vehicle. Deputies issued a Criminal Trespass Warning. This case was forwarded to investigators.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on FM 312 near Winnsboro; at approximately 1:18 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

At 1:55 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 2427 near Mineola.

At 4:25 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 1254 near Mineola.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 5:10 p.m., in reference to credit/debit card abuse on Oak Hollow Lane near Hawkins. Actors, or actors unknown, used the reporting party’s debit/credit card without authorization. This case is active.

Deputies were dispatched to PR 7829 near Hawkins, at approximately 8:51 p.m., in reference to an assault. Clifford France, III, 55, of Hawkins, was arrested for Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Violence.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 2315 near Mineola; at approximately 9:59 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

May 7

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 8:40 p.m., in reference to terroristic threat on CR 3448 near Hawkins. Deputies issued a Criminal Trespass Warning and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 49 near Mineola, at approximately 10:08 a.m., in reference to criminal mischief. Actors, or actors unknown, damaged the reporting party’s mailbox. 

At 1:00 p.m., horses were reported out on CR 1913 near Yantis.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 37 near Winnsboro, at approximately 2:16 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and cleared the incident.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 2:44 p.m., in reference to harassment on Geronimo near Quitman. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 37 near Winnsboro, at approximately 3:31 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 6:59 p.m., in reference to terroristic threat on CR 4575 near Winnsboro. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 49 near Mineola, at approximately 10:30 p.m., in reference to a possible assault. Joe McClenny, 40, of Mineola, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

May 8

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1973 near Yantis, at approximately 12:20 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3875 near Mineola, at approximately 12:55 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the area and determined the alarm was set due to the weather. 

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2088 near Winnsboro, at approximately 4:38 a.m., in reference to an abandoned vehicle. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1944 near Yantis, at approximately 4:52 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1670 near Alba, at approximately 11:44 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1944 near Yantis, at approximately 1:44 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

At 2:48 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 1280 near Quitman.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 2:49 p.m., in reference to an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle on CR 1545 near Alba. A known actor took the vehicle from the reporting party’s property without authorization. The vehicle was later located and the incident was cleared.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2560 near Mineola, at approximately 4:11 p.m., in reference to theft. Actors, or actors unknown, stole an ATV from the reporting party’s property. This case is forwarded to investigators.

At 5:21 p.m., cows were reported out on HWY 515 near Yantis.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 37 near Winnsboro, at approximately 5:40 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies located the individuals and cleared the incident.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 3920 near Hawkins; at approximately 6:02 p.m. Deputies located the individual and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1441 near Quitman, at approximately 6:55 p.m., in reference to a noise complaint. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.

Deputies were dispatched to PR 7865 near Hawkins, at approximately 7:40 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3940 near Hawkins, at approximately 8:45 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

May 9

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2320 near Alba, at approximately 1:35 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 FM 2869 near Hawkins; at approximately 2:07 a.m. Deputies located the individual and cleared the incident.

At 7:25 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 2869 near Hawkins.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 10:44 a.m., in reference to an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle on FM 17 near Alba. A known actor took the reporting party’s vehicle without authorization. The vehicle was later returned and the incident was cleared.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 2:40 p.m., in reference to criminal mischief on FM 778 near Hawkins. Actors, or actors unknown, damaged the reporting party’s mailbox. 

At 6:42 p.m., cows were reported out on HWY 37 near Winnsboro.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Quitman, at approximately 7:41 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies located the individuals and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1416 near Quitman, at approximately 9:01 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1560 near Alba, at approximately 10:25 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 FM 14 near Hawkins, at approximately 10:46 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstance. Deputies located the suspicious activity and cleared the incident.

May 10

Deputies were dispatched to FM 17 near Alba, at approximately 1:13 a.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the night.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on PR 5936 near Yantis; at approximately 3:19 a.m. Deputies located the individual and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to Estelle St. in Hawkins, at approximately 7:13 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 14 near Quitman, at approximately 7:24 a.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 8:28 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies made contact with a key holder and everything was OK.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4568 near Winnsboro, at approximately 12:49 p.m., in reference to an assault. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to Kickapoo near Quitman, at approximately 2:35 p.m., in reference to terroristic threat. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 3:43 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass on PR 7402 near Hawkins. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1970 near Yantis, at approximately 6:03 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to Holiday Village Dr. near Quitman, at approximately 7:08 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any individuals.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3440 near Hawkins, at approximately 7:58 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies located the individuals and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1900 near Yantis, at approximately 8:23 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2264 near Mineola, at approximately 8:49 p.m., in reference to a noise complaint. Deputies located the individuals and advised them to lower the volume of their music.

Deputies were dispatched to Broadway St. in Alba, at approximately 9:09 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 312 near Winnsboro, at approximately 9:32 p.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies located the individuals and everything was OK.

At 9:59 p.m., cows were reported out on HWY 37 near Winnsboro.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on HWY 154 near Yantis; at approximately 10:57 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

May 11

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on HWY 154 near Quitman; at approximately 4:58 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

At 5:07 a.m., horses were reported out on CR 2328 near Mineola.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2248 near Mineola, at approximately 7:55 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies made contact with the homeowner and everything was OK.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 9:26 a.m., in reference to harassment on Kickapoo near Quitman. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2869 near Hawkins, at approximately 11:03 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. A known actor unlawfully installed a tracking device on the reporting party’s vehicle. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1416 near Quitman, at approximately 11:26 a.m., in reference to an inquest. A male, 29, was found deceased in the lake. The Justice of the Peace arrived and ordered an autopsy. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 778 near Hawkins, at approximately 2:01 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to Lake Holbrook beach area, at approximately 2:08 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.

At 2:16 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 4186 near Quitman.

Deputies were dispatched to Sundance Path near Hawkins, at approximately 5:29 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies made contact with Holly Lake Ranch Security and cleared the incident.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on HWY 80 near Mineola; at approximately 5:40 p.m. The individual was located and transported to the hospital by EMS.

Deputies were dispatched to Richard St. in Quitman, at approximately 7:01 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Prior to the deputies’ arrival, all parties separated.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 2265 near Mineola; at approximately 7:39 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to FM 17 near Alba; at approximately 8:24 p.m. Larry Green, 65, of Alba, was arrested for Indecent Assault. 

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1227 near Quitman, at approximately 8:26 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to Lake Hawkins, at approximately 8:37 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.

May 12

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2869 near Winnsboro, at approximately 3:47 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2270 near Mineola, at approximately 7:45 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1900 near Yantis, at approximately 9:54 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies made contact with the key holder and cleared the incident.

At 5:45 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 1660 near Alba. 

Deputies were dispatched to Concho near Quitman, at approximately 6:18 p.m., in reference to a noise complaint. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on HWY 80 near Mineola; at approximately 7:52 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Deputies were dispatched to PR 5371 near Quitman, at approximately 9:00 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any individuals.

Agency Assists

Between the dates of May 5 and May 12, Wood County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to multiple agency assists that included the following:  Quitman Police Department, Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office, Mineola Police Department, Reflections Hospice, Mineola Fire Department, Emergency Medical Services, Hawkins Police Department and Pittsburg Police Department.

Jail Report

Total Jail Count – 126 inmates: 106 males and 20 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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