Thursday, July 19, 2018


10:20a.m. A welfare concern was reported by life alert when an elderly woman’s life alert was activated accidentally.
The address was reported to be a business on North Pacific Street, but she was not there. The woman was
found at her residence on North Newsom and she was fine.

3:32 p.m. A man reported a road rage incident at Loop 564 and North Pacific Street. The man reported his vehicle
and another vehicle had almost hit each other when the reporting party was coming out of Walmart. The
reporting party said when he got to the intersection to stop for the traffic light, a man driving the vehicle
involved in the near accident got out of his vehicle and hit the his hood with his fist, causing minor
damage to his vehicle. A criminal mischief report was filed.

6:01 p.m. A verbal disturbance between neighbors was reported on Wren Street. Upon the officers arrival the
argument was determined to be over a car parked in the roadway blocking someone from getting out of
the driveway.

8:54 p.m. A woman reported she found some fraudulent charges on her bank account.

11:49 p.m. A woman reported her car was hit while at a business on South Pacific Street and the person that hit her left without leaving any information.

 

Friday, July 20, 2018

7:28 a.m. Wood County S.O. reported an 18 wheeler reckless driver failing to maintain a single lane of traffic. An
officer saw the 18 wheeler on South Pacific and stopped it. The driver was fine and warned in reference to
his driving.

5:24 p.m. A reckless driver was reported by Wood County S.O. coming possibly coming into the city from 37 North.
The caller advised the vehicle had driven in the grass a couple of times. An officer was dispatched but was
not able to locate the vehicle.

5:42 p.m. Another reckless driver was reported by Wood County S.O. that was unable to maintain a single lane of
traffic. The vehicle was reportedly coming into the city from 69 South from Lindale. The officer was unable
to locate the vehicle.

8:32 p.m. A suspicious male was reported at the gas pumps at a business on Loop 654 attempting to sell some type
of card. The complainant reported the subject left the parking lot and headed west. The complainant
refused to buy the card and called the department after returning home. An officer attempted to locate
the subject but was unable to.

9:35 p.m. A business on Loop 564 reported several people were in the store that appeared to be intoxicated and knocking over items, causing a scene. The subjects were gone upon the officers arrival.

 

Saturday, July 21, 2018

11:44 a.m. A burn violation was reported on Wren Street. An officer responded and had the tenants put the fire out.

11:05 p.m. A welfare concern was reported when a mother reported her 17 year old daughter leaving the residence
after the two got into an argument over the 17 year old being intoxicated. An officer located the teenager
and transported her to her residence.

 

Sunday, July 22, 2018

12:49 a.m. A welfare concern was reported by a man that came to the police department and reported he saw a
young female child, around 10 years old running down North Pacific headed Northbound at Greenville
Ave. The man said he talked to the child and she told him she was going to McDonald’s to get some
French fries. Wood County S.O. reported they had also received a call with the same description, but she
was headed back south on North Pacific Street. Officers checked with McDonald’s and they had closed.
Local officers, Wood County deputies and Mineola Fire Department searched for the child but did not find
her. The department did not receive any other calls in reference to the child.

1:25 a.m. A suspicious person was witnessed by an officer at a closed business on North Pacific Street. The officer
made contact with the man that was trying to enter the business. The man said he thought the business
was open.

2:07 a.m. A resident on North Johnson reported hearing noises outside his residence. An officer checked the area around the residence, but did not locate anyone.

3:08 p.m. A caller reported a concern of a man walking with a jacket on in the heat. An officer located the man
wearing a jacket at North Pacific Street and Kilpatrick Street. The officer checked on the man and reported
he was fine.

6:51 p.m. A resident on West Blair Street reported he was out of town and his wife was having problems with a
neighbor. The resident requested the department check on his wife. The officer did speak with the wife
about the situation.

9:29 p.m. A business on West Broad Street requested an officer check on a vehicle parked across the street because
the business was attempting to close and felt like the vehicle being there was suspicious. An officer
checked the vehicle, but it was not occupied.

10:23 p.m. A reckless driver was reported on North Pacific Street. The complainant reported they were behind the
vehicle and the driver was unable to maintain a single lane of traffic. An officer located the vehicle and
stopped it. The driver was not intoxicated and appeared to be fine.

 

Monday, July 23, 2018

3:03 a.m. A business on NE Loop 564 reported a man in a vehicle driving slowly in the parking lot, which appeared
suspicious. A manager requested an officer to make contact with the subject. An officer made contact
with the man and he left the area.

10:37 a.m. A woman reported a fraudulent charge on her bank account. After checking into the check she had
written with that number, she found the check had been changed to a larger amount. This is under
investigation.

12:31 p.m. An officer assisted with EMS when a man collapsed in the parking lot of a business on NE Loop 564.

1:02 p.m. A reckless driver was reported on South Pacific Street. An officer located the vehicle and followed them. The officer did not witness any violations to stop the vehicle.

1:40 p.m. A wallet was turned in from a business on East Broad Street. The owner was located and the wallet was returned to the owner.

3:34 p.m. A business on NE Loop 564 reported a Theft of Service when a customer did not pay for the items they leased and did not return the property. This is under investigation.

5:14 p.m. A reckless driver was reported at 69 North and Loop 564, heading into the city. An officer located the vehicle and stopped it. A verbal warning was issued to the driver.

6:55 p.m. A suspicious person was reported when a woman witnessed a vehicle pull up to the splash pad at the civic
center. The woman attempted to approach the vehicle to inquire of them the intentions, but the vehicle
left. An officer patrolled the area but did not find the vehicle.

8:17 p.m. Lindale P.D. reported a reckless driver leaving their city. An officer was unable to locate the vehicle.

9:53 p.m. A woman reported she was at a bank ATM on North Pacific Street and all the lights went off in the parking
lot. An officer responded to the location and found everything secure. An officer continued to patrol the
area.

10:19 p.m. A welfare concern was reported by a mother stating her daughter was with her boyfriend and the mother
was concerned about the welfare of her daughter. An officer went to the residence the daughter was
reported to be at on South Pacific Street, but did not find her there.

11:31 p.m. A suspicious person was reported on Read Street when a resident saw a vehicle turn out their lights and
pull into an area across from the complainant. An officer responded to the area and found the vehicle.
The occupants of the vehicle left the area.

 

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

3:11 a.m. A resident on Robin reported someone hit the back window of her residence. An officer responded to the

residence, but did not find anyone around. The officer patrolled the area.

 

9:56 a.m. A verbal disturbance was reported on McWhorter Street between a mother and a daughter. An officer responded to the call and reported that things had calmed down between the two.

11:20 a.m. A resident on Nuss Street reported a fraud when someone opened an account in her name. An officer
assisted the resident on reporting the fraud to the company, so it could be investigated and more
information could be forwarded to the department.

11:32 a.m. A verbal disturbance was reported on McWhorter Street a resident and her sister. The two had calmed down upon the officer’s arrival.

11:42 a.m. A woman reported a co-worker had assaulted her by pushing her out of a chair while they were at work at a business on Mimosa Street.

12:24 p.m. A verbal disturbance was reported at a residence on Krause Street when the resident was attempting to
make some people leave her residence. An officer responded and transported the three subjects from
Krause Street to stay in a motel on East Broad Street.

1:48 p.m. Suspicious activity was reported on Stone Street when some young males were crawling through a
window. Officers responded and found the 3 males at the residence. One of the males lived at the
residence, but they were locked out by a family member.

2:14 p.m. Windows were reportedly broken out of the old gym on University Street and someone gained access
through the burglar bars on the window. Officers and investigators responded to find things inside the
building to be in disarray. At this time it was unclear if something was missing from the building.

3:50 p.m. A business on NE Loop 564 reported cleaning their safe out and finding counterfeit money that had not been reported. The counterfeit money was turned over to the police department.

 

Wednesday, July 25 2018

4:35 p.m. A caller reported a male appearing to be under age walking on Newsom Street with a 12 pack of beer. An
officer responded and found the subject walking with the unopened beer. James Chace Dowdle, 20 of
Mineola was arrested for Minor in Possession. Dowdle had another male’s Identification in his possession
that slightly resembled Dowdle, showing him to be 22 year old.

6:49 p.m. Wood County S.O. requested assistance when the employee at Somewhere RV Park reported a male
attempting to get into the office that appeared intoxicated. It was reported the male subject started
walking west toward the city. An officer responded to the area but did not find anyone fitting the
description.

10:01 p.m. A resident reported two teenage females attempting to get into a vehicle. The girls took off running when someone walked outside. Officer responded to the area but was unable to locate the suspects.