Mineola Police Department – Weekly News Report

     August 30, 2018 – September 5, 2018




Thursday, August 30, 2018

1:15am A theft was reported at a business located on NE Loop 564. A manager reported a man walked out with a large amount of merchandise and headed North in a pickup. Quitman PD and Wood County was notified. A Wood County Deputy stopped the vehicle in Quitman. Two males were in the vehicle at the time and the officers did not have enough information at the time to determine which male was the suspect that was seen walking out. Merchandise was recovered from the vehicle and returned. After further investigation a warrant was issued.

8:48am An officer conducted a welfare check on a man that was staying at a motel on East Broad Street. EMS was contacted and the man was transported to the hospital.

9:43am An officer conducted a welfare check on a woman that was at the Andrews Center.

9:49am A reckless driver was reported on North Pacific that was unable to maintain a single lane of traffic. The officer located the vehicle and the driver stated he was trying to get to a business on North Pacific because something was wrong with his girlfriend. The officer went to the business and spoke with the girlfriend and found that she was upset over a road rage incident that had already happened 30 minutes prior.

1:38pm A welfare concern for an elderly individual on Mimosa Street was reported. An officer went to the location and spoke with the alleged victim, whom denied any abuse.

3:20pm A fraud incident was reported on Dawn Drive. The fraudulent incident was determined to be a scam.

4:31pm A man on East Broad Street reported someone getting property from his garage at night. A directed patrol was issued for the man’s residence.

6:51pm A business on NE Loop 564 requested an officer to have a customer trespassed from the property. An officer did respond to the location and issued a trespass warning to the woman.

7:58pm A welfare concern was reported for a man on North Johnson Street when it was reported he wanted to harm himself. An officer visited with the man and determined he was ok.

10:00pm A welfare concern was reported for an elderly man on East Broad Street when his wife reported he had left and did not return. At 12:40am security at a Tyler Hospital called and advised he was at the hospital.

10:36pm A theft was reported on Stone Street when a man found that some jewelry was missing from his residence. This is under investigation.




Friday, August 31, 2018

6:22am A welfare concern was reported for a female parked at the entrance of Brookshire’s on North Pacific. The caller reported she may have medical issues. An officer checked the woman’s welfare and she appeared fine but her vehicle had ran out of fuel. The officer assisted in pushing her vehicle to the station.

7:23am An officer assisted DPS on an abandoned vehicle that was wrecked on FM 1801. The officer attempted to locate the owner’s residence, but the owner of the vehicle had moved from the address on the registration.

2:02pm An anonymous caller reported a man urinating in the parking lot of CVS. An officer went to the area but did not locate anyone.

5:39pm A reckless driver was reported in the area of Phillips Street that was traveling at a high rate of speed and back and forth on the same street. An officer responded to the area and found the vehicle parked at a residence.

6:41pm A welfare concern was reported when the caller witnessed the driver and passenger in a vehicle drinking traveling on North Pacific Street. An officer responded to the area but did not locate the vehicle.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

8:36pm A welfare concern was reported at a business on North Pacific when a man was at the drive thru window ordering food and appeared intoxicated, with a child in the vehicle.  The child was turned over to the child’s mother. Toby Edward Moore, 54 of Lindale was arrested for Public Intoxication.

Sunday, September 2, 2018

2:09am Wood County S.O. reported a caller advised a man was outside in his underwear taking a bath on West Broad Street. Officers responded to the area but did not locate the man.

12:15pm A debit card was found and returned to the owner.

4:40pm A business on East Broad Street reported a vehicle in their parking lot with the alarm going off. The caller advised the vehicle had been there for several hours. The owners showed up to the get the vehicle as the officer arrived.

7:49pm Officers conducted a welfare concern check on a man on Phillips Street. The man was transported by EMS.

10:20pm A disturbance was reported at a residence on Walnut Street. When an officer responded to the call it was determined to be verbal only between a father and son. The two were separated for the night.




Monday, September 3, 2018

12:53pm A man reported he lost his wallet in a parking lot of a business on East Broad Street.

1:47pm A business on West Broad Street reported finding trash thrown in their dumpster that did not belong. Before an officer arrived, the business called back and advised they found out who threw the trash in the dumpster and they did not need a report.

1:55pm A hit and run was reported at a parking lot of a business on East Broad Street.

6:22pm A resident reported a snake in the residence on Phillips Street. An officer responded, but did not locate the snake.

8:46pm A bicycle was found and remains at the police department for safe keeping.

9:21pm A resident on West Broad Street reported kids knocking on doors. An officer responded to the area but did not locate the kids.

10:41pm Lauren Lorena –Elizabeth Herrada, 24 of Van was arrested for an outstanding warrant out of Van Zandt County for Criminal Mischief after she was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for a traffic violation on West Broad Street.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

8:35am MISD reported a 7 year old female had been shot by a BB gun while waiting at the bus stop on Stone Street. A 13 year old juvenile was arrested for Deadly Conduct and transported to Wood County Juvenile Probation. The child had a minor injury to her face.

11:43am A woman reported she received a fraudulent check in the mail. She thought it might be a scam and took the check to a local bank to verify the fraudulent check. The check was turned over to the police department.

12:12pm A reckless driver was reported that was unable to maintain a single lane. The vehicle was traveling south on South Johnson. An officer responded to the call but was unable to locate the vehicle.

1:03pm A welfare concern was reported by Wood County S.O. An elderly man did not show up for his Dr.’s appointment and the family was looking for him. The man was located at a store on North Pacific. The family came to the location and the man was released to his family.

6:22pm Loud music was reported on Freeman Street. An officer responded to the report and asked the residents to turn the music down and they complied.

8:07pm A welfare concern was reported when two 911 hang up calls came from a store on East Broad Street. The department attempted contact and could not get anyone. An officer went to the store and found everyone to be fine. The employees explained that a man used the phone and had to dial 9 to get out, so they assumed he might have accidentally called 911.

Wednesday, September 5 2018

9:33am A caller reported seeing 3 people on the railroad tracks near the depot. An officer responded and found the 3 to be filmmakers trying to film the train coming through town. The subjects were warned to stay off the tracks.

1:53pm A man reported when he was on South Pacific Street he was cut off by another car, which almost caused an accident.

5:24pm A Criminal Mischief was reported on North Johnson Street, when an ex-girlfriend reported her ex-boyfriend put sugar in her gas tank on her vehicle. This is under investigation.

7:38pm A reckless driver was reported southbound on North Pacific Street. An officer responded to the call, but did not locate the vehicle.

10:21pm Loud music was reported on North Pacific Street. The resident was contacted by an officer and the music was turned down.