Wood County Sheriff’s Report

August 7, 2019 to August 13, 2019

August 7th

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2377 near Alba, at approximately 12:40 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1670 near Alba, at approximately 12:40 a.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

At 7:05 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 515 near Winnsboro.

At 8:12 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 2754 near Mineola.

Deputies were dispatched to Bermuda St. in Quitman, at approximately 9:03 a.m., in reference to an incident. Benjamin Williams, 42, of Quitman, was arrested for an outstanding warrant and False Drug Test Falsification Device.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3875 near Mineola, at approximately 12:40 p.m., in reference to theft. A known actor stole the reporting party’s bank card. This case is active.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2869 near Hawkins, at approximately 1:13 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Jessica Lee, 32, of Tyler, was arrested for Criminal Mischief and Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Violence.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 778 near Quitman, at approximately 1:31 p.m., in reference to burglary. Actors, or actors unknown, stole several items from the reporting party’s storage unit. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 3:40 p.m., in reference to fraud on CR 2696 near Hawkins. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1681 near Alba, at approximately 7:38 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 9:39 p.m., in reference to shots fired on HWY 154 near Yantis. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

August 8th

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 80 near Mineola, at approximately 5:41 a.m., in reference to shots fired. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 11:15 a.m., in reference to terroristic threat on Greenbriar Trail near Hawkins. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3590 near Winnsboro, at approximately 11:34 a.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies located the individuals and determined this was a civil matter. 

Deputies were dispatched to Green Mesa Lane near Hawkins, at approximately 1:47 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 3:17 p.m., in reference to a scam on CR 2220 near Mineola. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to Kickapoo near Quitman, at approximately 4:03 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies located the individuals and determined this was a civil matter.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2290 near Mineola, at approximately 5:34 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies located the vehicle and everything was OK.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1616 near Alba, at approximately 6:06 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the night.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 8:53 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass on CR 2110 near Quitman. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to FM 2088 near Winnsboro; at approximately 9:58 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to FM 312 near Winnsboro; at approximately 9:58 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 10:31 p.m., in reference to a suspicious person on CR 1427 near Quitman. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

August 9th

At 12:28 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 2869 near Hawkins. 

At 12:42 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 2225 near Quitman.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 2225 near Yantis; at approximately 4:37 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3420 near Hawkins, at approximately 8:37 a.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Deputies issued Criminal Trespass Warnings and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4560 near Winnsboro, at approximately 9:00 a.m., in reference to a disturbance where an assault occurred. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 10:24 a.m., in reference to terroristic threat on CR 2281 near Mineola. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to Morris Ave. in Quitman; at approximately 11:06 a.m. Rocky Hoffman, 32, of Quitman, was arrested for outstanding warrants.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3590 near Hawkins, at approximately 3:12 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 CR 2110 near Quitman, at approximately 3:40 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 5:38 p.m., in reference to a possible road rage incident on HWY 154 near the Upshur county line. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 852 near Winnsboro, at approximately 6:24 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the night.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4830 near Winnsboro, at approximately 8:14 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies made contact with the homeowner and determined it was an accident.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 9:23 p.m., in reference to an assault that occurred on HWY 154 near Yantis. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

August 10th

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4560 near Winnsboro, at approximately 10:53 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

Deputies were dispatched to Kickapoo near Quitman, at approximately 12:34 p.m., in reference to terroristic threat. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

At 2:22 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 3980 near Winnsboro. 

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4420 near Winnsboro, at approximately 5:45 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4560 near Winnsboro, at approximately 7:18 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individuals.

Deputies were dispatched to Lake Hawkins point, at approximately 7:23 p.m., in reference to an assault that occurred. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 69 near Mineola, at approximately 9:38 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies located the suspicious activity and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3155 near Quitman, at approximately 9:56 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies spoke with the home owner and determined it was an accident.

Deputies were dispatched to Winnsboro St. in Quitman, at approximately 10:32 p.m., in reference to an abandoned vehicle. Deputies located the vehicle and everything was cleared.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Quitman, at approximately 11:31 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

August 11th

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 6:39 a.m., in reference to harassment on FM 17 near Alba. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 1:29 p.m., in reference to harassment on CR 3220 near Quitman. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 3832 near Hawkins; at approximately 1:49 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2966 near Yantis, at approximately 2:32 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies conducted a traffic stop on CR 3419 near Hawkins; at approximately 3:47 p.m. David Shaw, 34, of Hawkins, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on FM 2088 near Winnsboro; at approximately 4:24 p.m. Coleman Sistrunk, 23, of Winnsboro, was arrested for Unlawful Carry of a Weapon.

Deputies were dispatched to Indian Gap near Quitman, at approximately 6:39 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 Holly Hill Circle near Hawkins, at approximately 9:59 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3144 near Quitman, at approximately 10:06 p.m., in reference to theft. Actors, or actors unknown, stole several items from the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

August 12th

Deputies were dispatched to FM 288 near Quitman, at approximately 7:07 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies spoke with the homeowner and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2966 near Yantis, at approximately 7:56 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 8:08 a.m., in reference to criminal mischief on CR 2140 near Quitman. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 10:36 a.m., in reference to terroristic threat on FM 2225 near Quitman. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 2:32 p.m., in reference to a scam on CR 2460 near Mineola. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 3:34 p.m., in reference to credit/debit card abuse on Pine Tree near Hawkins. Actors, or actors unknown, used the reporting party’s credit/debit card without authorization. 

Deputies were dispatched to FM 49 near Mineola, at approximately 4:09 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. The individual was transported to the hospital by EMS.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1475 near Quitman, at approximately 7:11 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies located the suspicious activity and everything was OK.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2460 near Mineola, at approximately 8:32 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to Holley St. in Alba, at approximately 9:58 p.m., in reference to a burglary. Actors, or actors unknown, stole several items from the reporting party’s residence. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

August 13th

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 8:56 a.m., in reference to an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle on HWY 154 near Quitman. A known actor used the reporting party’s vehicle without authorization and stole several items inside the vehicle.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 10:50 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances on PR 6282 near Mineola. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

At 12:31 p.m., horses were reported out on FM 312 near Winnsboro.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3875 near Mineola, at approximately 4:13 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Quitman, at approximately 4:46 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies located the individuals and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4530 near Winnsboro, at approximately 6:26 p.m., in reference to damage to property. Actors, or actors unknown, damaged the reporting party’s property. This case is active.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 2220 near Mineola; at approximately 8:16 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 80 near Mineola, at approximately 8:50 p.m., in reference to an inquest. A male, 51, was found deceased in his residence. The Justice of the Peace arrived and no autopsy was ordered.

Between the dates of August 7 and August 13, Wood County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to multiple agency assists that included the following: Emergency Medical Services, Quitman Police Department, Mineola Police Department and Upshur County Sheriff’s Office.

Between the dates of August 7 and August 13, Wood County Sheriff’s Investigators obtained 3 arrest warrants and arrested the individuals and filed 5 cases with the District Attorney.

Total Jail Count – 129 inmates – 106 males and 23 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.