Thursday, July 5, 2018
6:36 a.m. A City Ordinance violation was reported on East Broad Street when a homeowner was burning a stump on the property. The homeowner was warned about the ordinance and the fire was put out.

7:16 p.m. Officers were called to a restaurant on East Broad Street when an employee stated they were being harassed by another employee who was terminated the day before.

8:09 p.m. Jason Scott France, 31 of Hawkins was arrested for two outstanding JP3 misdemeanor warrants and charged with Fail to Identify Fugitive from Justice. France was stopped for expired driver’s license on North Pacific Street and he gave the officer a false name, because he had warrants.

10:18 p.m. Emily Lee Strickland, 25 of Quitman and Brandon Wayde Morrison, 28 of Mineola was both arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance under 1 gram. Strickland was pulled over by an officer for a defective license plate light at the intersection of East Blair and Wigley Street. The two were found to be in possession of Cocaine.

10:51 p.m. An officer checked on a vehicle at the Civic Center after hours and advised the occupants to leave.

11:25 p.m. A suspicious person was reported at a vacant residence on West Blair Street. An officer responded and found the man had permission to be there.

 

Friday, July 6, 2018
4:30 a.m. An officer assisted a stranded motorist in the 100 block of Newsom Street.

7:29 p.m. A man requested an officer to speak with him about a civil matter involving his ex-employer not paying him all the money owed to him. The officer advised him to speak with the Justice of the Peace office or call the labor board.

9:34 p.m. Harassment was reported on Second Street when a woman saw a known person taking pictures of her house and license plate on her vehicle. A directed patrol was issued for the residence.

 

Saturday, July 7, 2018
1:41 a.m. An officer investigated what he believed to be fireworks on Wren Street. The officer located two male subjects, but they denied having anything to do with fireworks.

9:11 a.m. An identification card was left at Chevron and turned into the police department. A family member was contacted.

10:46 a.m. A man on Dubose Street reported someone on his property was refusing to leave. The man left before an officer arrived.

2:07 p.m. A man on East Broad Street reported an employee stealing from him. The items were located and the property was returned.

2:34 p.m. A resident on South Street reported the front door had been kicked in, however, nothing was stolen. This is under investigation as a Criminal Mischief.

2:47 p.m. A reckless driver was reported after a witness saw a vehicle on South Pacific failing to maintain a single lane and then witnessed the vehicle again driving recklessly on West Kilpatrick. The officer responded to West Kilpatrick area but did not find the vehicle.

5:01 p.m. A man on Belcher reported his two bicycles stolen. One of the bicycles was located a short time later. Charges are pending.

5:32 p.m. A possible shoplifter was reported at a business on South Pacific Street. The male left the store in a vehicle and was not located by the officer. The business was not exactly sure that anything was taken.

10:30 p.m. A suspicious person was reported by a resident on Mimosa Street when the resident witnessed a man pull into his driveway, get out and walk over to the residents vehicle. When the resident said something to the man, the man got back in his vehicle and drove off.

11:23 p.m. A resident on Line Street reported a man trespassing on his property when a known subject was asked not to come back on the property and returned without permission.

 

Sunday, July 8, 2018
3:16 p.m. Cody Mitchell Crocker, 23 of Mineola was arrested for Theft when a Walmart employee witnessed him stealing merchandise by not scanning all the items while using the self-checkout.

4:01 p.m. Walmart reported finding surveillance video of Cody Crocker also stealing merchandise on July 2, 2018 by the same method, which was not scanning all the items in the self-checkout. A warrant was issued on July 9, 2018 and served at the jail.

9:58 p.m. A resident on Turman Street reported a possible prowler in his carport while he was away. A neighbor
called the resident to let him know they thought they had seen someone in his carport. A directed patrol
was issued for the residence.

 

Monday, July 9, 2018
7:37 a.m. A theft was reported at Sanderson Farms construction site on SE Loop 564. A 16 Ft. flatbed trailer, 6
welders and several tools were stolen while the site was closed from Saturday July 7th, - July 9 th . This is
under investigation.

1:27 p.m. A hit and run was reported in the Walmart parking lot from July 7th. An officer checked the surveillance video and found the vehicle was not hit or damaged while in the parking lot.

5:14 p.m. An officer assisted a resident on Graham Street when she had a problem with one of her appliances. The officer found recommended the resident call a plumber.

5:27 p.m. A reckless driver was reported on South Pacific Street. The officer was unable to catch up with the vehicle before they left the city limits. Wood County was notified.

6:43 p.m. A verbal disturbance was reported in the front yard of a residence on West Blair Street. Officers responded and de-escalated the situation.

 

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
10:29 a.m. A convenience store on East Broad Street reported a minor attempting to buy tobacco for the third time. The minor was criminally trespassed from the property.

11:22 a.m. Aaron’s reported 3 Theft cases when customers refused to pay for a rental or bring back the property.

6:04 p.m. A family violence assault was reported when a woman reported her ex-boyfriend choked her. This is under investigation.

6:11 p.m. A disturbance was reported on Walnut Street when a woman called 911 stating a man pushed and shoved
her. The woman then hung the phone up. Dispatch could hear yelling and screaming. When the officers
arrived a man had a pipe in his hand walking toward the caller’s residence. During the investigation it was
found that the woman and her husband went to the man’s residence threatening him, so he picked up
the pipe to protect himself. No charges were filed, but a report was filed.

9:27 p.m. Gun shots were reported in the area of University. Officers were dispatched and spoke with several residents. It was determined to be fireworks.

 

Wednesday, July 11 2018

12:07 a.m. A vehicle burglary was reported. The complaint reported they were at work on West Broad Street and
realized when he got in his vehicle to leave some items were missing from his car. No forced entry was
noted.

12:35 a.m. Possible gunshots were reported in the area of North Line and Sycamore Street. The officer patrolled the area, but did not find anything. It was believed to be fireworks.

7:26 a.m. A suspicious male was reported behind a building on East Broad Street. The male was found by the officer and checked out ok.

11:09 a.m. A woman reported some suspicious activity at her residence that she was concerned about. An officer went to her residence and checked out her concerns. The officer did not find any problems.

6:05 p.m. A burn violation investigation was conducted on North Newsom when it was reported the residents were burning in their backyard. The residents put the fire out.

6:58 p.m. An officer assisted a mother by talking with her 11 year old daughter at the mother’s request about listening to her mom.

10:53 p.m. Officers assisted with EMS on a medical call on North Line Street.