Thursday, May 17, 2018


10:45 a.m. A woman reported harassment and said a man was following her to her home in Alba. The harassmentwas occurring in the county. The woman was told to contact Wood County Sheriff’s Department, sinceshe lives in Alba.

1:44 p.m. Texas General Hospital in Grand Saline reported an assault that occurred at a residence on West Kilpatrick. It was reported that a woman assaulted another woman, but the alleged victim at the hospital did not wish to file charges. However, the hospital is required to report the assault.

10:24 p.m. A man reported that his kids were at EZ Mart and came home telling him the clerk was possibly intoxicated. An officer responded and did not find any signs of intoxication or any problems with the clerk.

 

Friday, May 18, 2018
12:02am EZ Mart reported a suspicious man hanging out at the store. An officer responded, but the man was gone upon the officers arrival.

9:02 a.m. A woman playing golf at the Mineola Country Club reported a man walked out from the wooded area at Country Club Drive and exposed himself to her. Several officers responded to the area to search for the man. The officers were unable to locate the subject.

10:08 a.m. A man was reported to be going to doors on Newsom Street asking to paint house numbers on the sidewalks in front of the residences. An officer looked for the man, but was unable to locate him.

11:06 a.m. A welfare concern was reported by a woman when she could not reach her mother by phone on Heritage Drive. An officer responded to the call and found that the woman was fine and on the phone with her daughter when he arrived.

12:39 p.m. Aaron’s reported a theft when one of the customers did not make the payments on the rental agreement and did not return the property.

12:48 p.m. Walmart reported a theft by an employee. This is under investigation.

1:22 p.m. A citizen found a purse at Mineola Community Bank parking lot and turned it in. The purse was returned to the owner.

5:13 p.m. A woman reported her phone stolen from her shopping cart while at Walmart. She later found the cell phone in her car.

7:24 p.m. Cody Heith Heidleberg, 28 of Mineola was arrested on a Collin County warrant after an officer stopped him for no front license plate on University Street.

10:02 p.m. A disturbance was reported on Goodson Circle between a man and woman. Officers responded to the call and found that no injuries had occurred and the man that was involved had already left. The woman did not wish to file charges.

 

Saturday, May 19, 2018

12:18 a.m. EZ Mart reported two females had left the store and appeared to be intoxicated. The officers patrolled the area, looking for the vehicle, but could not find them.

3:11 a.m. An overdose was reported on Kevin Street. An officer responded and assisted EMS. The woman was transported to the Quitman UT Health hospital.

12:32 p.m. A report was received of a two year old child locked in a car on West Kilpatrick Street. The fire department was called to the scene and the vehicle was unlocked. The child was fine.

9:39 p.m. Steven Kyle Largent, 55 of Big Sandy was arrested for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia when the car he was a passenger in was stopped for a traffic violation on East Broad Street.

 

Sunday, May 20, 2018

10:36 a.m. A man witnessed two boys on his property after finding the windows damaged again on the house he is renovating on Graham Street. The two boys started running and the man chased them down. Once an officer arrived the boys’ father showed up looking for them. During the meeting involving the father, the officer and the owner of the property, it was found that the two boys, along with two other boys were responsible for some past reports of vandalism to the property. The owner of the property has declined to file charges at this time and is working with the family and the boys to resolve the issue.

 

Monday, May 21, 2018

7:07 a.m. A disturbance was reported on Lee Drive between a man and woman. An officer responded to investigate the situation and found the incident to be verbal only. The two were separated by having a family member pick the man up.

9:50 a.m. A reckless driver was reported to be driving all over the roadway and on the curbs. With the help of witnesses calling in the whereabouts of the vehicle, the driver was stopped by the officers on West Broad Street. A DPS trooper responded to the scene and performed a field sobriety test on the driver. The driver passed the sobriety test. A K-9 handler was called from Wood County Sheriff’s Department. The dog alerted on the vehicle and a search was conducted on the vehicle. Paraphernalia was located in the vehicle and a citation was written for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

10:30 a.m. A woman reported fraud on her debit card.

11:27 a.m. A citizen reported a vehicle with an unrestrained child at Pacific and Broad Street. An officer conducted a stop on the vehicle and issued a citation for the unrestrained child.

11:37 a.m. A citizen reported a disoriented woman at the Shell Station. An officer responded and found the woman to be confused about the town she was in. The woman refused EMS, but a citizen took the woman to the
hospital in Quitman to be assessed. A family member was located.

1:26 p.m. A disturbance was reported in the parking lot of Murphy’s and Walmart. Officers responded to find a female had been assaulted by her boyfriend with his fist while in the vehicle. EMS was contacted for the female, but she denied transport to the hospital. The woman sustained injuries to the back and front of her head. A witness that was eating lunch in the parking lot asked Murphy’s to call 911. Although the woman did not wish to file on the man, the department felt it was a serious assault and he had been convicted for family violence in the past. Ryan Matthew Waters, 44 of Mesquite was charged with Assault Family Violence with bodily injury, enhanced to a 3rd degree felony.

3:12 p.m.A counterfeit 10 dollar bill was passed at Sonic. This is under investigation.

5:34 p.m. A fraud was reported by a man that was scammed with his computer. The scam involved him letting the caller have access to his computer because he had a phone call telling him his computer was not secure and he could purchase a security plan. He later received another phone call stating he owed the company and needed to send them money on Best Buy cards.

7:29 p.m. A man reported harassment when he continued to get phone calls from another man over work. The officers spoke with the subject and trespassed the man from the complainant’s property.

8:48 p.m. A welfare concern was reported when a man said he could not get in contact with his grandmother. An officer went to the residence and did not find anyone at home.

 

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

10:08 a.m. A woman reported her sister was at her door on McWhorter wanting to move in and she did not want her
sister on the property. An officer responded but the two were working things out when the officer
arrived.

10:21 a.m. A cell phone case was found by a citizen on East Broad and turned in to the department. The case
contained driver’s license and money. The owner was located by the department and returned to the
owner.

1:40 p.m. Identity Theft was reported by a woman. Bank of America alerted her that someone was trying to take a credit card in her name.

1:49 p.m. A welfare concern was reported by a postal employee about an elderly woman walking at the intersection of Newsom and Meadowbrook. The officer made contact with the woman and everything appeared to be fine. She was going to vote.

2:11 p.m. Wood County National Bank reported a suspicious vehicle at the side of the building that had been sitting there for a while. The officers made contact with the individual and everything was fine. The man was sitting in the shade using the phone.

9:39 p.m. A citation was written on McWhorter Street for a city ordinance violation of burning. The man was burning material (not wood) in a burn pit. The fire was put out.

 

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

10:37 a.m. The Crisis Center reported a man called them asking for help. The officers responded to his located on East Broad and spoke with him. The man went to UT Health Quitman for an evaluation.

11:06 a.m. A hit and run was reported on South Pacific Street. The complainant stated she was heading Southbound when a small blue vehicle attempted to move over into the lane and scratched the side of the vehicle with the mirror. The blue vehicle did not stop.

12:33 p.m. An officer responded to the Community Care Center Nursing Home to speak with a resident in reference to a civil matter.

1:21 p.m. A fraud was reported when a woman found that someone had charged her account without her knowledge.

3:27 p.m. A verbal disturbance was reported in the parking lot of the police department between a man and a woman. When several officers responded to the parking lot to investigate the situation, the man had already left the parking lot. The woman reported the two were separating from a residence in Wood County. The woman reported the man had pulled up beside her on the way to Mineola and displayed a shotgun. Wood County Sheriff’s Department was contacted. Deputies arrived to take over the investigation since they lived in Wood County and the alleged offense took place in Wood County as well.

4:07 p.m. A woman reported her IPad was stolen from her vehicle at Brookshire’s the day before.

5:36 p.m. A verbal disturbance was reported at the police department lobby over a civil matter involving the visitation of the children between a man and his ex-wife. Officers separated the two and spoke with each one of them about their concerns. It was explained to the parents that this is a civil matter.

The police department responded to 9 reckless driver calls, 1 public assist and 2 agency assist.
Several fans were delivered to residents in the city that requested one.