Wood County Sheriff’s Report

March 29, 2017 to April 4, 2017

March 29th

At 9:19 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 69 in Como.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2110 in Quitman at 3:01 p.m. on a criminal mischief call.  The complainant reported that, sometime between 12:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m., an unknown person ripped the car handle off of her car.  Investigators will follow-up.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3450 in Hawkins at 3:35 p.m. in reference to a burglary.  The reporting party stated that an unknown person burglarized an outside room and also the inside of his home.  The lock had been cut off of the outside room and the door to his home had what appeared to be pry marks from a tool.  Various items were stolen that had an approximate value of over $3000.00.  The case has been forwarded to investigators.

At 6:21 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 3287/CR 3288.

March 30th

At 6:56 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 1570.

At 7:59 a.m., horses were reported out on FM 779 in Alba.

At 9:27 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 1612/CR 2379.

Deputies met with a complainant in the lobby of the Sheriff’s Office at 10:23 a.m. regarding a criminal mischief.  The complainant reported that a person known to him had destroyed his guitar.  Investigators will follow-up on this case.

At 11:32 a.m., deputies were dispatched to CR 1558 in Alba on a criminal trespass call.  The complainant reported that an individual had broken into a motel room and was using the room without paying.  Michael Paul Rogers, 34, of Emory was arrested for Criminal Trespass.

At 11:51 a.m., deputies took a theft of service report at CR 1558 in Alba.  The reporting party stated that a known person did not pay for services received.  The cost of these services was approximately $800.00.  This case has been forwarded to the investigators for follow-up.

At 3:03 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 1410 behind the Lake Quitman Dam.

At 4:35 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 1112 in Quitman.

Deputies were dispatched to Highway 154 East in Quitman at 6:27 p.m. on a theft call.  The complainant stated that an unknown person had stolen yard equipment from the inside of his shop.  Investigators will follow-up.

At 8:48 p.m., cows were reported out on Highway 154/CR 3230.

March 31st

At 1:49 a.m., deputies were dispatched to ETMC on a dog bite call.  The victim stated that he was on CR 1530 when he was bitten by a dog.  The deputy is following up with the owner of the dog.

At 6:33 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 49, west of FM 778 in Mineola.

Deputies were contacted in the lobby of the Sheriff’s Office at 12:38 p.m. in reference to a possible theft.  The reporting party stated that her wedding ring set and a sterling silver ring have gone missing from her home.  She stated that she had several contractors working inside of her house recently and believes that one of them might have taken the rings.  This case has been forwarded to investigators for follow-up.

At 4:08 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 49, 1 mile west of Sandy Creek.

At 8:09 p.m., cows were reported out on Highway 154/CR 3230.

At 9:37 p.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop on Highway 11 in Winnsboro.  Upon checking the identification of the driver and passengers, the deputy discovered that the license of the driver was suspended and one of the passengers had an out of county warrant.  Another passenger was observed concealing contraband inside of a bag and a search of the vehicle revealed drug paraphernalia and controlled substances.  Jerry Azlin, 60, of Winnsboro was arrested for Tamper/Fabricate Physical Evidence and Proh. Substance/Item in Correctional Facility.  Charles Spence, 58, of Winnsboro was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance and an out of county felony warrant.  Teresa Mendez, 52, of Pittsburg was arrested for Tamper/Fabricate Physical Evidence w/Intent to Impair.

April 1st

 Deputies were dispatched to CR 3597 in Winnsboro at 12:39 p.m.  The complainant reported that a heater and an air compressor had been stolen from his house.  The case has been forwarded to investigators to follow-up.

At 5:37 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 1819 in Yantis.

Deputies were contacted at 6:29 p.m. by a citizen reporting that she believed a vehicle had deliberately run over her 2 dogs, injuring one and killing one.  This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2798 in Mineola at 7:52 p.m. in regard to a theft.  The complainant reported that a known person had taken four 17 inch aluminum wheels from his property valued at $150.00.  Investigators will follow-up.

At 9:15 p.m., horses were reported out on Highway 11.

Deputies conducted a traffic stop at 10:04 p.m. on FM 515 and FM 17 in Yantis.  The deputy discovered that the driver of the vehicle had a suspended license.  William Brandon Luscomb, 36, of Yantis was arrested for Driving While License Invalid.

April 2nd

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3234 in Quitman at 9:10 a.m. on a theft call.  The complainants stated that a person known to them had been staying at their house.  When subject moved out, she took items from the home, valued at approximately $1800.00, which did not belong to her.   This case has been forwarded to investigators.

At 12:36 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 852 in Winnsboro.

At 7:28 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 1360 in Quitman.

Deputies conducted a traffic stop in Mineola at 8:39 p.m.  The deputy discovered that the license plate had been altered with a black marker.  The driver, Brandyn Betts, 35, of Hawkins was arrested for Display Fictitious License Plate.

At 9:18 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 4255.

April 3rd

 At 7:57 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 2966/FM 515.

At 12:14 p.m., deputies were dispatched to a location on Highway 182, just east of Alba in reference to a burglary.  The reporting party stated that at least 2 storage units had been burglarized.  Deputies are in the process of contacting the renters of the units.

At 7:25 p.m., horses were reported out on FM 779 on the Rains County Line.

At 9:26 p.m., cows were reported out on Highway 154/CR 3230.

April 4th

At 4:38 a.m., cows were reported out on Highway 37/CR 4830.

At 8:25 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 14, north of Highway 154 E.

At 9:17 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 515 W, just west of Winnsboro.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1885 in Yantis at 11:52 a.m. on a dog bite call.  The victim stated that, while surveying property, she was approached by 3 dogs, one of which attached to her back leg and punctured a hole in her jeans.  The deputy located the dog owner and issued a Dangerous Dog notification.

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.