Mineola Police Department – Weekly News Report

JULY 25, 2019 – JULY 31, 2019


Thursday, July 25, 2019

3:04 a.m. A resident on Harris Street reported someone knocking on their door and was asking for someone that did not live there. The person would not tell the resident who they were, but wanted her son to come outside. The woman never opened the door. An officer responded to the residence and the area, but did not find anyone in the area.

7:44 a.m. Anthony Lee Blavier, 38, of Mineola, was arrested for a warrant out of Cass County for Assault with Bodily Injury. Blavier was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped on South Pacific for a traffic violation.

9:55 a.m. An officer was requested to speak with a family member that was having problems with their son being harassed at work.

12:09 p.m. A verbal disturbance was reported at a business on East Broad Street when a woman came in and was yelling at the clerk. The woman was criminally trespassed.

1:41 p.m. A wallet was turned in that a woman found at Lake Holbrook. The woman had Facebook messaged the owner of the wallet and told him to pick it up at the police department. The man did pick up the wallet.

7:26 p.m. A resident on Graham Street reported he thinks his license plates on his vehicles in his driveway had been tampered with. An officer met with the resident. 

7:31 p.m. A disturbance was reported by a neighbor that could hear yelling at a residence on West Kilpatrick Street. Officers responded to the residence and found there to be a verbal disturbance. The parties were separated for the night.

8:14 p.m. A man reported his niece was staying with he and his wife and family members came to pick up the child. The woman reported the Grandmother and others in the vehicle left with the child without a car seat and they were possibly intoxicated. An officer stopped the vehicle in the 100 Blk. North Pacific Street and wrote a ticket for the child not restrained in a car seat. 

Telia Louise Burrell, 48, of Dallas, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance under 1 gram. Officers found a meth pipe in her possession in the vehicle. Child Protective Services was contacted.


Friday, July 26, 2019

8:32 a.m. A man reported a vehicle burglary on North Johnson Street. The man reported his vehicle was parked in front of the church and his wallet was stolen. No forced entry in the vehicle was noted. Later the same morning the wallet was found on Sycamore Street by a resident while mowing. The man had a small amount of cash that was taken, but everything else was still in the wallet.

10:20 a.m. A custody exchange was reported in the CVS parking that could have potentially had problems. An officer was seen in the area during the exchange and no problems were reported.

11:59 a.m. A man reported his bank statement showed 3 withdrawals from a local ATM that he did not withdraw. The officer determined that the man was still in possession of his debit card.

3:09 p.m. A man reported he lost a blue notebook that was left on the back of his pickup.

3:21 p.m. A welfare concern was reported in reference to some children in a pool on North Newsom Street and it appeared they were not supervised by an adult. An officer checked the area, but did not observe the children in the pool.

3:32 p.m. An officer assisted a stranded motorist on East Loop 564 when the man’s vehicle stalled in the roadway. The vehicle was pushed off the roadway.

3:59 p.m. A man called and reported he was homeless and needed to find a homeless shelter. An officer picked the man up on Patten Street. The man was accepted in Longview at Hwy. 80 rescue and was transported by an off duty officer.

4:24 p.m. A hit and run was reported in the parking lot on North Pacific Street. A customer at one of the businesses wrote a license plate down. The suspect was located and turned over their insurance information. The suspect reported that they did not know they hit the vehicle. No charges were filed.

6:37 p.m. An anonymous caller reported a person driving around town without a driver’s license. An officer patrolled the area, but did not locate the vehicle.

7:47 p.m. A suspicious person was reported at a car rental business on East Broad Street. A witness observed a person taking pictures of the vehicles. Officers patrolled the area, but did not locate anyone on the property.

8:45 p.m. A parent of a 13 year old runaway out of Van Zandt County reported someone saw her son at Walmart and wished for the department to look for her son. Officers searched the area stores and restaurants, but did not find the runaway.

8:48 p.m. An anonymous caller reported a person driving around in a vehicle in the city that was intoxicated. Officers patrolled the areas the vehicle was reportedly in, but did not find the vehicle.

9:23 p.m. An employee at Goodwill reported observing on surveillance cameras, a female with a child going through the donation bins. Officers located two females on the property and issued criminal trespass warnings. Jessica Deelaine Moore, 37, Mineola, was arrested for a local No Driver’s License warrant.

11:35 p.m. A caller reported a suspicious vehicle at Sycamore and CR. 2200, parked off the side of the roadway with running lights on. An officer responded to the location and located the vehicle. The officer reported everything was ok.

Saturday, July 27, 2019

1:37 a.m. A woman reported her neighbors on Pegues Street being loud. The neighbor reported she has already asked them to keep the noise down. An officer responded and spoke with the tenant. The tenant advised they will keep the noise down.

2:50 a.m. A customer at Whataburger reported a man in a vehicle asleep and requested a welfare concern. Officers checked on the man and he was fine. The man reported he was just parked and resting.

7:01 a.m. A woman reported her boyfriend’s sister locked her out of the residence on Edwards Street. An officer responded and tried to assist the two in working out the problem, but both refused to cooperate or leave. It was determined to be a civil matter.

4:35 p.m. A man reported his vehicle was damaged while in the Walmart parking lot. An officer reviewed the video and determined that nothing happened to the man’s vehicle in the parking lot.

5:13 p.m. A man reported fraudulent charges on his credit card.

5:41 p.m. A woman reported she had attempted to visit a friend at the Motor Lodge Motel and was told she could not be on the property. She requested an officer to assist to find out what is going on. An officer checked into the matter and gave the woman the information she needed.

6:06 p.m. An assault was reported in Walmart. An officer responded and determined the elderly wife had hit her husband while he was in a motorized cart. An officer responded and spoke with the wife and found the man was suffering from a medical condition. Adult Protective Services was contacted to attempt to get the wife some help with her husband. No charges will be filed.

9:57 p.m. An officer was flagged down and asked to check a residence for a possible Burglary. Officers did a full search of the residence with the landlord present, but did not find anyone or that anything had been disturbed.


Sunday, July 28, 2019

2:32 a.m. Officers were checking a residence on a directed patrol on Boundry Street and found a vehicle on the property that was not listed. The residence was determined to be fine and the vehicle did belong on the property.

7:43 a.m. A resident on North Newsom Street reported a Hispanic male that laid down in an empty lot next to the reporting party.  The resident reported that the male was staggering when walking and appeared intoxicated. An officer responded to the area and did not find the man when patrolling by foot. The officer continued to patrol the area, but did not find the man.

1:22 p.m. A theft was reported at Walmart when a man left his wallet in a motorized cart and got on another cart, because the battery was down. A male and female came behind the man later and the male took the wallet. The male was identified and a warrant has been issued for Theft over $100 under $750. 

6:25 p.m. A resident on Baker Street reported his wallet was stolen from his residence by a known person.

6:56 p.m. A reckless 18 wheeler driver was reported coming in on Hwy. 80 West that was unable to maintain a single lane of traffic. Officers were able to get the 18 wheeler stopped. Everything was fine, the driver said he was tired.


Monday, July 29, 2019

12:32 p.m. A welfare concern was reported for a man on McWhorter Street that was last seen 4 days prior by family members. An officer responded and spoke with the family. The officer was able to find out that the man was in a Tyler Hospital and had been there since the 26th.

1:27 p.m. A resident on University Street reported a known man that walked up to her door with a big stick and stood at the door. When the resident confronted the man, he said he thought he heard something coming from the residence. The resident requested the man be criminally trespassed from her property. An officer responded and located the man. He was trespassed.

6:40 p.m. A burn violation was reported at a residence on South Pacific Street. An officer responded to the complaint and had the resident put the fire out.

7:13 p.m. EMS reported a possible disturbance on a medical call at a residence on Landers Street. Officers responded to the residence and assisted EMS, but the family members would not cooperate with the officer in reference to a disturbance.

8:14 p.m. Floyd Dwayne Hughey, 39, Mineola, was arrested for No Driver’s License when an officer observed him driving and knew he did not have a valid license.

9:47 p.m. A restaurant on North Pacific Street reported a woman crying in the drive –through. An officer responded and spoke with the woman. She was having issues with her teenager.

11:54 p.m. A man reported he was being harassed at his residence on North Pacific Street. An officer responded and spoke with the man. It was determined that an offense did not occur. 


Tuesday, July 30, 2019

6:55 a.m. A woman stopped at a business on West Broad Street and used their phone to report that her boyfriend’s brother will not get out of her vehicle after multiple request for him to get out. An officer responded and spoke with the caller and the passengers. They worked out their differences. 

12:31 p.m. A caller reported someone littering on the roadway in front of Walmart. The caller gave a vehicle description. An officer attempted to locate the vehicle, but was unable to. 

4:26 p.m. A resident on Wigley Street reported she wanted her ex-boyfriend trespassed from her residence. The trespass warning was issued.

5:12 p.m. Bryan Curtiss Goggans, 54, of Alba, was arrested for Driving while License suspended, No proof of financial responsibility, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and operated an unregistered vehicle. Goggans was stopped for expired registration on West Broad Street.

9:14 p.m. A welfare concern was reported in reference to a female that appeared to be high on something and acting strange. Officers were able to get the female stopped in the Walmart parking lot and found no signs of intoxication and did not find her in possession of any narcotics.


Wednesday, July 31, 2019

1:13 a.m. A disturbance was reported at a residence on McWhorter Street. The tenants that were present and involved did not wish to pursue charges and signed waiver of non- prosecution when it was reported they had gotten in an argument and was hitting each other. A family violence report was completed. 

8:11 a.m. A business on North Pacific reported they were trying to get a male to leave their establishment and he refused to leave. An officer responded and spoke with the man and he left.

2:12 p.m. A resident on North Newsom Street reported her vehicle registration and insurance card was missing from her vehicle. An officer responded to the call and helped the resident look for the items, but was unable to locate them.

3:20 p.m. A man reported his mother was pushed down inside a store on East Broad Street by a Hispanic male. An officer responded and spoke with all parties. No charges were filed and nothing was found to be intentional.

7:55 p.m. A reckless driver was reportedly driving really fast at Goodson and Phillips Street. An officer responded and found the suspect vehicle at a residence. The officer spoke with the resident and he explained that a family member cut themselves and had to go to the emergency room.

9:01 p.m. A disturbance was reported at a residence on West Blair Street. Mark Edward Johnson, 34, of Mineola, was arrested for Assault by contact for striking a family member with a stick.