Wood County Sheriff’s Report

May 1, 2019 to May 7, 2019

May 1st

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3540 near Hawkins, at approximately 7:28 a.m., in reference to an inquest. A female, 86, was found deceased in her residence. The Justice of the Peace was notified and no autopsy was ordered.

At 8:47 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 2320 near Mineola.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2944 near Alba, at approximately 9:47 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies were dispatched to Winnsboro St. in Quitman, at approximately 10:05 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2610 near Mineola, at approximately 10:31 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies spoke with the homeowner and everything was OK.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2157 near Quitman, at approximately 10:46 a.m., in reference to a burn ban violation. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any burning.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 69 near Quitman, at approximately 11:20 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to Little River Bend near Quitman, at approximately 11:21 a.m., in reference to theft. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2169 near Quitman, at approximately 11:50 a.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2132 near Quitman, at approximately 12:25 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies issued a Criminal Trespass Warning and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to Lloyd St. in Yantis, at approximately 2:53 p.m., in reference to an assault. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Quitman, at approximately 6:15 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Brian Bishop, 63, of Quitman, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated Third or More.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to HWY 49 near Mineola; at approximately 8:35 p.m. Joe McClenny, 39, of Mineola, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2869 near Hawkins, at approximately 8:49 p.m., in reference to criminal mischief. Actors, or actors unknown, damaged the reporting party’s residence. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1912 near Yantis, at approximately 9:35 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individuals.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1912 near Yantis, at approximately 10:55 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

May 2nd

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2425 near Mineola, at approximately 2:17 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3940 near Winnsboro, at approximately 2:41 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 14 near Hawkins; at approximately 8:07 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

At 12:30 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 2966 near Quitman.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4627 near Winnsboro, at approximately 2:42 p.m., in reference to a fire. Winnsboro Fire Department extinguished the fire. This case is active.

At 4:50 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 182 near Alba.

At 5:05 p.m., cows were reported out on HWY 154 near Quitman.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to CR 2774 near Mineola; at approximately 7:06 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Quitman, at approximately 7:46 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located and transported the individual to the hospital.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to CR 4878 near Winnsboro; at approximately 11:13 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2245 near Mineola, at approximately 11:25 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to Center St. in Winnsboro; at approximately 11:45 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

May 3rd

Deputies conducted a traffic stop on HWY 37 near Winnsboro; at approximately 12:16 a.m. Cristy Jones, 36, of Quitman, was arrested for Possession of Marijuana.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 2260 near Mineola; at approximately 12:24 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and everything was OK.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 778 near Hawkins; at approximately 2:03 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and everything was OK.

Deputies were dispatched to PR 5551 near Alba, at approximately 6:55 a.m., in reference to a burglary. A known actor stole a firearm from the reporting party’s residence. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

At 8:41 a.m., cows were reported out on HWY 154 near Yantis.

At 10:08 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 3120 near Quitman.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 12:22 p.m., in reference to theft on FM 852 near Winnsboro. Deputies determined this to be a civil matter.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4539 near Winnsboro, at approximately 2:00 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Jason Bearden, 40, of Winnsboro, was arrested for Criminal Trespass.

Deputies were dispatched to Holiday Village Dr. near Quitman, at approximately 2:10 p.m., in reference to theft. A known actor stole a stove/oven from the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

At 2:16 p.m., horses were reported out on FM 69 near Alba.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 14 near Hawkins, at approximately 4:09 p.m., in reference to a disturbance where an assault occurred. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to PR 5551 near Alba, at approximately 5:54 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

At 8:20 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 1660 near Alba.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to FM 1801 near Mineola; at approximately 8:43 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

May 4th

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1792 near Yantis, at approximately 12:04 a.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3220 near Quitman, at approximately 6:26 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

At 9:05 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 779 near Alba.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 17 near Alba, at approximately 9:21 a.m., in reference to harassment. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2230 near Mineola, at approximately 1:26 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Bobby Boswell, 47, of Mineola, was arrested for Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family/Household Member by Impeding Breathing/Air Circulation with Previous Conviction.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1336 near Yantis, at approximately 1:27 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Michael Smith, 38, of Quitman, was arrested for Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family/Household Member by Impeding Breathing/Air Circulation.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3860 near Hawkins, at approximately 3:42 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Parties were separated for the day.

At 4:11 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 2700 near Mineola.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3812 near Hawkins, at approximately 8:16 p.m., in reference to theft. A known actor stole the reporting party’s tires. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to PR 5174 near Quitman, at approximately 8:22 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 14 near Hawkins, at approximately 9:14 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Robert Taylor, 69, of Hawkins, was arrested for Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Violence.

Deputies were dispatched to Lake Holbrook point, at approximately 11:07 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

May 5th

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on HWY 37 near Mineola; at approximately 12:58 a.m. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Yantis, at approximately 5:41 a.m., in reference to fraud. Actors, or actors unknown, placed a card skimmer on one of the gas pumps. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

At 8:56 a.m., horses were reported out on CR 1660 near Alba.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 852 near Winnsboro, at approximately 10:43 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies made contact with the homeowner and everything was OK.

At 1:28 p.m., cows were reported out on PR 5980 near Yantis.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 1647 near Winnsboro, at approximately 5:52 p.m., in reference to theft. Actors, or actors unknown, stole livestock from the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4215 near Winnsboro, at approximately 8:12 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies spoke with the homeowner and everything was OK.

At 9:18 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 852 near Winnsboro.

May 6th

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3873 near Mineola, at approximately 1:58 a.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2647 near Mineola, at approximately 2:02 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies issued a Criminal Trespass Warning and cleared the incident.

At 8:03 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 779 near Alba.

At 9:09 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 4930 near Quitman.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3270 near Quitman, at approximately 10:55 a.m., in reference to an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. A known actor took the reporting party’s vehicle without authorization. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 11:24 a.m., in reference to harassment on FM 1801 near Mineola. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

At 11:55 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 2088 near Quitman.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 37 near Mineola, at approximately 12:06 p.m., in reference to theft. A known actor stole several items from the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2966 near Quitman, at approximately 1:38 p.m., in reference to theft. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 80 near Mineola, at approximately 4:25 p.m., in reference to theft. A known actor stole the reporting party’s wallet. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3450 near Hawkins, at approximately 4:48 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2745 near Mineola, at approximately 5:29 p.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to CR 4137 near Quitman; at approximately 7:02 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to CR 1336 near Quitman; at approximately 7:17 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4930 near Quitman, at approximately 10:10 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 14 near Hawkins, at approximately 11:04 p.m., in reference to a noise complaint. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.

Deputies conducted a traffic stop on FM 14 near Hawkins; at approximately 11:37 p.m. Ronald Smauley, 51, of Hawkins, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

May 7th

At 1:51 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 3120 near Quitman.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1570 near Alba, at approximately 3:20 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies located the suspicious activity and everything was OK.

At 7:21 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 2088 near Winnsboro.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to HWY 154 near Quitman; at approximately 8:16 a.m. Calvin Murphy, 31, of Mineola, was arrested for Resisting Arrest Search or Transport and an outstanding warrant.

Deputies were dispatched to PR 5567 near Alba, at approximately 10:11 a.m., in reference to an assault. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and they were separated for the day.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on FM 2088 near Quitman; at approximately 2:02 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies were dispatched to Elmwood Lane near Hawkins, at approximately 4:22 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to HWY 37 near Mineola; at approximately 7:06 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 779 near Mineola, at approximately 8:07 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

Deputies were dispatched to Kiowa near Quitman, at approximately 10:09 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and they were separated for the night.

Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Glazner St. in Hawkins; at approximately 11:29 p.m. David Pruitt, 63, of Hawkins, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

Between the dates of May 1 and May 7, Wood County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to multiple agency assists that included the following: Wood County Game Wardens and Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office.

Between the dates of May 1 and May 7, Wood County Sheriff’s Investigators obtained 2 arrest warrants and arrested the individuals.

Total Jail Count – 108 inmates – 90 males and 18 females.

Sheriff Castloo would like to remind everyone…if you have any information on these or any other crimes, please contact the Wood County Sheriff’s Office at 903-763-2201 or Crime Stoppers at 903-763-CASH.

Contact the Wood County Sheriff’s Office if you notice any suspicious vehicles or activity around your neighborhood.  Please be aware of your surroundings.