Thursday, August 1, 2019

12:44 a.m. An officer reported possible suspicious activity at Bob Smith’s Auto Sales on Greenville Avenue when he observed two individuals in the parking lot. The officer determined the two were only looking at vehicles in the parking lot.

2:28 a.m. A resident on North Newsom came to the police department and reported she had been assaulted by her boyfriend at the residence and was finally able to get away. The incident was investigated and a warrant was issued for assault bodily injury family violence with a prior conviction. Dallis Ray Pippin, 28, of Mineola, turned himself in at 6:30 a.m. on August 5th.

12:10 p.m. Brookshire’s reported a theft involving a female that walked out with a small basket of merchandise that was not bagged. This is under investigation.

3:57 p.m. A reckless 18 wheeler driver was reportedly leaving Alba driving too fast. An officer responded to the city limits on Greenville Avenue to intercept the vehicle, but did not locate it.

5:15 p.m. A resident on Dubose Street reported a family member had stolen her medication from the residence.

5:37 p.m. A caller reported a reckless driver that almost hit her vehicle. The reckless driver was last seen turning south on North Pacific Street. An officer responded to the area, but did not locate the vehicle.

5:59 p.m. Officers assisted Wood County S.O. when an anonymous caller reported a male and female fighting on the side of the roadway on Hwy. 80 West. An officer responded and identified the two individuals and turned the situation over to Wood County.

10:12 p.m. Officers assisted Wood County S.O. in a joint investigation of executing a narcotics search warrant on Harris Street. 6 individuals were arrested on drug charges.

11:35 p.m. Tammy Lynn Pickle, 50, Mineola was arrested on Stone Street for Possession of a Controlled Substance under 1 gram. Pickle was at her residence and gave consent to search her bedroom after the narcotics search warrant executed on Harris Street.


Friday, August 2, 2019

8:30 a.m. Ana Maria Rivas-Zuniga, 48, of Mineola was arrested for No Driver’s License, 2 felony counts of Tampering with Government records and 1 misdemeanor count of Tampering with Government records, and an ICE Detainer. Rivas was stopped on South Pacific Street when an officer observed her driving and knew she did not have a valid driver’s license. During her arrest it was determined that she held a counterfeit Passport, Permanent Resident Card and Social Security Card, all of which came back to others names. ICE placed a detainer on Rivas after assisting the department with her identity.

5:10 p.m. A credit card was found in the parking lot of Subway. The owner was contacted and requested the card be destroyed.

6:34 p.m. A resident on Molly Lane reported money and a car title taken from his residence but decided he did not wish to pursue charges.

Saturday, August 3, 2019

9:31 a.m. Gerri Rachelle Butler, 44, of Mineola, was arrested after she was stopped on West Broad Street for an expired registration. Butler had a warrant for Driving while license suspended and she was charged on site for Driving while license suspended and expired registration.

4:33 p.m. Kenneth Loyd Mings, 30, of Grand Saline, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance under 1 gram when the vehicle he was a passenger in was stopped by an officer on North Pacific Street for a defective stop lamp.

8:02 p.m. A reckless driver was reported that was unable to maintain a single lane of traffic and possibly intoxicated. An officer was able to get the vehicle stopped on West Loop 564, but the driver or passenger was not intoxicated and everything was ok.

11:28 p.m. A woman reported that she was pulling out of the Whataburger parking lot and a man has blocked her in where she could not get out. An officer responded and both vehicles had moved out of the area by the time the officer arrived.

Sunday, August 4, 2019

8:58 a.m. A missing person was reported from a residence on North Newsom Street. Officers responded to the area, but was cancelled on the call because the person was located inside the residence. The family was given the number for project life saver for the future. 


12:43 p.m. A welfare concern was investigated when someone called 911 and the line was left open. The phone showed to be at an address on Krause Street. Officers checked with the residents, but they said it was not their phone. The phone cut off after about 15 minutes.

1:54 p.m. A reckless driver was reported on South Pacific Street. An officer responded, but did not locate the vehicle.

9:30 p.m. A welfare concern was reported for the driver of a vehicle that was driving very slowly on Hwy. 37, then turned in to Walmart. The caller indicated the driver could be intoxicated.  An officer made contact with the driver and found no problem. The woman said she was driving slowly because a vehicle was driving too closely behind her.

Monday, August 5, 2019

3:12 a.m. An officer checked on a vehicle that was parked in the Walmart parking lot with an animal inside. Once the officer saw that a person and a cat was in the vehicle asleep, the officer did not wake them.

4:58 a.m. An officer checked on a suspicious person and vehicle that was at the back of Goodwill. The man said he was dropping off a bag of clothes, but did not have anything with him. The man left the property.

5:28 a.m. A suspicious vehicle was reportedly sitting in front of the entrance at Walmart Grocery side on three different occasions. An officer checked the vehicle and determined they were using the WIFI.

7:30 a.m. An anonymous person called and stated they could not get in contact with a resident on East McDonald Street. An officer responded to the location to conduct a welfare concern. The resident was fine and said they had phone problems.

9:41 a.m. A man reported that a vehicle almost hit him while walking on Dubose Street and asked that the officer speak with the man. An officer responded to a residence on Dubose Street and spoke with the driver of the vehicle.

1:20 p.m. A theft was reported at a residence on Stone Street. This is under investigation.

4:48 p.m. Walmart reported a theft that was found by video surveillance from July 27th. This is under investigation.

6:59 p.m. A convenience store on East Broad Street reported a man got out of his vehicle in his underwear. An officer responded, but the man was gone upon the officers arrival.

9:04 p.m. A welfare concern was reported for a man living on Rainbow Lane. The family member reported that a neighbor was harassing the man. An officer responded and spoke with both parties about the situation. 


Tuesday, August 6, 2019

12:50 p.m. Loud music was reported at Read and Baker Street. An officer responded and had the tenant turn the music down.

4:54 p.m. A business on South Pacific Street reported receiving threatening text messages. An officer contacted the person making the threats and warned him. The man was also given a trespass warning from the property.

7:49 p.m. Two women were reportedly walking door to door to sell insurance on North Johnson Street. The two were told they had to have a permit and to cease the door to door sales until they have been approved.

8:29 p.m. A citizen brought their 13 year old son to the police department and requested an officer speak with him because he keeps getting in trouble. An officer did talk with the teenager.

11:00 p.m. A resident on Dubose Street reported two men walked up on his porch and tried to steal his cat. When the resident confronted the men they left in a vehicle. An officer responded to the area and found the vehicle. The men said they were trying to find their cat and thought the cat was theirs. 


Wednesday, August 7, 2019

1:36 p.m. A woman reported she was attempting to get her property from a residence where she has been paying rent and the other tenant will not let her get her property. An officer responded and they worked the problem out, so the woman could get her property. 

6:50 a.m. Officers, EMS and the first responders with the Fire Department responded to a residence on Krause Street for a baby not breathing. Justice of the Peace, Janae Holland was contacted to respond to the residence after CPR was attempted, but failed. Judge Holland ordered an autopsy on the 3 month old infant. 

9:40 a.m. Suspicious persons was reported when a woman reported two men messing with a gas meter at a residence on West Broad Street. An officer responded and determined the men to be landscapers. 

11:45 a.m. An 18 wheeler reckless driver was reportedly failing to maintain a single lane of traffic coming into the city from West Broad Street. An officer got the truck stopped on East Broad Street. The driver was fine, but was cited for failing to use the truck route.

3:16 p.m. The Crisis Center reported a female in a vehicle that had no gasoline sitting on the side of the roadway that was attempting to get to the Andrews Center. The woman made some threats before hanging up on the crisis center hotline. The dispatcher called the woman from the number provided by the reporting party and found that she was in Hawkins. The call was forwarded to Hawkins P.D. and Wood County S.O.

4:25 p.m. Officers assisted EMS with a citizen that needed to go to the hospital for an evaluation. 

5:48 p.m. A possible sexual assault of a child was reported. This is under investigation.

8:55 p.m. A welfare concern was reported for a driver that was on going 28 MPH on Hwy. 37, coming into the city. An officer got the vehicle stopped on North Pacific and found no signs of intoxication. The woman said she was tired and had driven from South Texas. 

8:58 p.m. A theft was reported when an employee at a business refused to give the keys back to the business on Loop 564. An officer spoke with the ex-employee and he stated he was owed money. The business owner called later and wanted to drop the theft case.