Thursday, April 11, 2019

1:03 p.m. A reckless semi driver was reported when the truck was trying to get through a narrow area in an alley behind East Broad Street and possibly hit some signs. An officer located the semi and found that he was delivering merchandise. The officer did not find any damage to any signs or property.

1:44 p.m. An officer assisted the fire department and EMS on a medical call in the parking lot of a business on South Pacific Street. The man was transported to Tyler by ambulance.

3:09 p.m. A business owner reported a possible theft by two women in the store on East Commerce Street. The unidentified women left before the officer arrived.

4:15 p.m. A vehicle was reportedly blocking the roadway on Sycamore Street. The owner lived in Quitman. Quitman PD was notified to go to the residence to try to find the owner.

7:38 p.m. A woman reported getting a call from IRS, telling her they were coming to her residence. She was assured the call was a scam and to not give out any personal information.

10:10 p.m. A reckless vehicle was reported at the Civic Center in reference to driving on the grass near the RV’s. An officer responded, but did not find the vehicle.

10:43 p.m. A landlord reported an empty rent house had the door kicked in on Mimosa Street. Nothing was taken from the residence. The residence was secured.

11:27 p.m. Walmart reported drug paraphernalia found in the bathroom by an employee. The paraphernalia was turned over to the police department for disposal.


Friday, April 12,, 2019

12:11 a.m. A disturbance was reported by a girlfriend that was in a verbal altercation with her boyfriend in her vehicle and she didn’t feel safe. An officer responded to the area of the 200 Blk. North Pacific Street and located the vehicle. David Wayne Linscombe, 52, of Grand Saline, was arrested for an active warrant out of Van Zandt County for Theft over $750 under $2,500.

8:17 a.m. A DPS pursuit was reported on Hwy 80 East, heading into the city over 100 miles per hour headed westbound. Officers were barely able to get to the intersection of Pacific and Broad Street when the pursuit came through the city. Luckily the light for east and west traffic turned green as they were approaching. The suspect was traveling westbound in the eastbound lane. A Mineola officer followed the pursuit to Grand Saline, just in case the trooper needed some help until other agencies could assist the trooper.

2:36 p.m. An officer responded to a business on South Pacific Street due to an ex-employee making allegations of being harassed by a superior.

2:46 p.m. A disturbance was reported by the MISD Chief of Police, when he was at the bus barn and heard what appeared to be yelling at a residence. Officers assisted Chief Castleberry with a traffic stop that left the residence of the disturbance. At that time the resident did not respond to officers at the door of the residence to find out what was taking place.

3:18 p.m. A resident on West Patten reported that her residence was burglarized by a known person and at the time of the above mentioned disturbance, the suspect of the burglary that occurred a few days prior had walked into her residence without permission and that is when the argument started that MISD Chief had heard. A burglary report was completed. The resident reported tattoo equipment taken from her residence.

4:30 p.m. A welfare concern was reported for a man that was in the Grace Community parking lot and possibly had burned his hand on his car when it had overheated. An officer responded to the parking lot, but did not locate the man.

5:31 p.m. A man was reportedly sleeping on the bench outside of the church on Stone Street. An officer located the man and asked him to move to another location at the request of the church.

9:06 p.m. Officers assisted EMS when an intoxicated man fell off a bicycle and hut himself on Second Street. He was transported to the hospital by EMS.

10:34 p.m. Two vehicle were reportedly racing down North Newsom Street. An officer patrolled the area, but did not locate the vehicles.

10:58 p.m. A resident on West Kilpatrick Street reported a man standing on her porch, knocking on the door and she did not answer the door.  The resident reported he had already knocked a couple of different times before she called. An officer responded to the area, but the man was not there at that time. The officer patrolled the area looking for him for a while.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

1:24 a.m. A suspicious vehicle was reported in the parking lot of the Mineola Country Club. An officer checked the business and found it to be secure.

11:34 a.m. A civil dispute over damages to a vehicle was reported at a business on East Broad Street. An officer responded and reported that both parties had reached an agreement.

11:42 a.m. A Tyler hospital reported a woman was there and reported a sexual assault that occurred in the city the night before. This is under investigation.

11:47 a.m. A reckless 18 wheeler was reported on South Pacific at the city limits. An officer responded to the area, but did not locate the 18 wheeler.

1:18 p.m. A welfare concern was reported when a man was standing in the middle of the street and cars were having to go around him on Wren Street. An officer located the man and found the man to be fine. He was just walking home.

2:31 p.m. A woman reported a fraudulent call and reported she had given them her bank information, thinking they were from Microsoft.

7:07 p.m. Wood County requested assistance on a pursuit that was headed toward the city, westbound on Hwy. 80 East, but they cancelled our units to shut down Pacific and Broad Street once the pursuit turned on FM 778.

10:41 p.m. A disturbance was reported on West Blair when neighbors reported hearing yelling and slamming things around behind a residence. Officers responded and found it was one man making all the noise.

11:50 p.m. Officers responded to the same location on West Kilpatrick when the subject was trying to start a fire in the shed.

Sunday, April 14, 2019

3:50 a.m. Wood County reported a man that was being followed on Hwy. 80 that was headed into the city. A Wood County Deputy was able to the vehicle stopped before entering the city.

1:20 p.m. A card wallet was found at Kidd Jones on North Pacific Street and turned into the department. The owner of the wallet was notified about the location of the wallet.

3:05 p.m. A man was reportedly outside a residence on West Blair Street breaking things with a baseball bat. Officers responded and talked with the man. No charges were filed because he was breaking his own property.

4:48 p.m. Geoffrey Fredrick Burman, 41, of Mineola was arrested for Driving while license suspended, no liability insurance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of Marijuana, after he was stopped for speeding on South Pacific Street. A K-9 was requested for the vehicle and the K-9 reportedly alerted on the vehicle.

5:38 p.m. A disturbance was reported on Dubose Street when a resident reported that a known man keeps coming in their residence without notice. The roommate did not want anyone coming in unannounced, so the two roommates came to an agreement while the officer was present that no one can come in without notice.

6:30 p.m. An officer assisted a man when he needed a place to stay for the night while waiting to get on the train the following morning. A room was approved by Ministerial Alliance and the man was transported to the local motel.

10:11 p.m. A verbal disturbance was reported when a resident overheard a man and woman walking and yelling at each other on Country Club. An officer located the two and both stated they were just arguing.

10:32 p.m. An officer assisted the two that were arguing on Country Club to locate a phone they dropped in the area.

11:03 p.m. Gunshots were reported in the area of Wigley Street. Officers patrolled the area on foot, attempting to locate the source. A vehicle was seen in the area that was possibly the source.

Monday, April 15, 2019

12:55 a.m. Victor Lewis Woods, 27, of Garland, was arrested when the 18 wheeler he was driving was stopped for violation of the truck route. He was arrested for warrants out of Dumas, Moore County, Texas. The warrants were for bail jumping and failure to appear.

2:53 a.m. A reckless driver was reported driving erratically in the Walmart parking lot, out on the Loop and then back in the parking lot. An officer made contact with the driver and found that it was a paper delivery person.


7:25 a.m. A resident on Graham Street reported a man wondering around the street and around the Dental office. An officer made contact with the man and he stated he was out for his morning walk.

9:03 a.m. A mailbox was reportedly damaged on NE Loop 564 and part of the vehicle was left on the scene.

9:40 a.m. a resident reported a man had knocked on his door early in the morning and is still staying around in the area. An officer made contact with the subject and identified him. The man said he was out for his morning walk.

10:56 a.m. A suspicious person was reported around a residence on Evans Street. Officers responded to the location, but did not find anyone in the area.

1:24 p.m. A man was reportedly walking at Ivey and Wigley Street, looking in mailboxes. An officer made contact with the male, but he denied looking in mailboxes and he did not have any mail on his person.

5:30 p.m. A civil matter was reported in reference to a man arguing with his neighbor about the property line. An officer spoke with them about the situation and explained that it was a civil matter.

6:07 p.m. A suspicious person was reported when the residents stated a man came to the door and tried to open it. A family member was called to come to the residence. When the officer spoke with the residents it was determined that the man was at the wrong residence.

10:19 p.m. A resident on Francis Street reported two males in front of their residence fighting. Officers made contact with the two and identified them. They both reported it was a verbal argument only and the two separated.

10:46 p.m. Loud music and a marijuana smell was reported at a residence on Welch Street. The officer responded to the residence. The music was turned down and the officer did not smell Marijuana upon his arrival. The residents went in for the night.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

11:35 p.m. A suspicious person was reported sitting in front of a residence on Meredith Street. An officer responded and identified the person.

4:05 p.m. A resident on Bowdoin Street reported he was away for a year and when he came back to his residence in March, some criminal mischief had occurred inside his residence. The resident reported that his house was flooded and some fixture had been removed.

5:53 p.m. A verbal disturbance was reported on Padgett Street. Officers responded and found it to be a verbal dispute.

10:18 p.m. Stephen Andrew Jones, 51, of Tyler, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance after being stopped for speeding on East Broad Street. The officer located a Meth pipe with Meth residue present inside the vehicle.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

12:02 a.m. A resident on North Line Street reported continued Telephone harassment from an ex- boyfriend. A warrant had already been issued for telephone harassment on the suspect and another warrant was issued.

12:18 a.m. An unknown male knocked on a door on Goodson Street and asked for a female that did not live there. After the male was told the person did not live there, he continued to stand on the porch. An officer responded to the call and located the man in the area. He stated that he thought someone else lived there.  The man was identified as the same subject that has been knocking on other doors.

12:58 a.m. Vehicle registration paperwork was found in the parking lot on North Pacific Street. The paperwork was returned to the owner.

3:03 p.m. A resident on Wigley Street reported suspicious activity when a male drove by and took a picture of her son’s rental vehicle.

4:32 p.m. a resident reported receiving a neighborhood meeting letter on Sycamore Street and wished to speak with an officer about it. The officer determined it was a group letter that went to residence in the area.

                                            FOLLOW UP INVESTIGATIONS


The department recovered a 2019 Dodge Ram Pickup that was reported stolen by Lone Star Dodge via a fraudulent purchase of over $60,000 value. The vehicle was reported stolen on March 29, 2019 and recovered at a residence in Memphis Tennessee.  No suspects have been identified. This is still under investigation.

A 2018 Dodge Charger was recovered in Cedar Hill which was also a fraudulent online purchase from Lone Star Dodge. The over $60,000 Charger was reported stolen on February 21, 2019 and recovered at a business in Cedar Hill.

A 2004 Ford Pickup was returned to the owner after it was reported stolen on March 24, 2019. After repeated phone calls from the victim and phone calls from the department, the suspect left the vehicle in Mabank for the victim to pick up.