Mineola Police Department – Weekly News Report
SEPTEMBER 12, 2019 - SEPTEMBER 18, 2019
Thursday, September 12, 2019
9:29 a.m. A resident on North Pacific Street reported harassment by an ex-boyfriend. An officer met with her and then called the ex-boyfriend and explained that his contact needs to cease or stalking charges were going to be filed.
9:35 a.m. Wood County S.O. reported a wide load 18 wheeler that went through Alba and pulled down power lines, heading toward the city. An officer responded to Loop 564, but did not locate the vehicle.
5:55 p.m. An officer assisted the fire department when a vacuum cleaner was reportedly on fire at the car wash on North Pacific Street. The fire was extinguished.
6:03 p.m. A reckless motorcycle with 2 people on it was reported to be unable to maintain a single lane of traffic, southbound on South Pacific Street. Officers responded to the area, but he motorcycle was already out of the city limits.
7:15 p.m. A resident on Bromberg Street reported a disturbance when she was trying to get some things from her apartment and her ex-boyfriend took her clothes and threw them outside and started yelling at her while she was trying to leave. Officers responded to the location and spoke with the parties. The female did leave.
9:36 p.m. A resident on North Pacific Street reported she was going to allow three others to be on her lease, but she had decided not to and wanted them to leave. Officers responded to the residence and spoke with them. The officers explained to her that was a civil issue that she had created. While there an officer located a small amount of marijuana on the female and issued her a citation.
Friday, September 13, 2019
12:01 p.m. A disturbance was reported at the bottom of school hill on West Patten Street. An officer responded to the location and located some teenagers that reported they were just messing around.
2:21 p.m. A reckless driver was reported on Hwy. 37 at Loop 564. A DPS trooper took the call.
3:00 p.m. A disturbance was reported at a residence on Francis Street when a woman attempted to get her belongings and the other party would not allow her to have it. An officer responded to the residence. The reporting party was able to get most of her belongings and made arrangements to come back another day.
6:52 p.m. An officer was in a parking lot on North Pacific Street when a complainant reported they thought they heard a gunshot. Officers patrolled the area, but did not find or hear anything.
11:20 p.m. A disturbance was reported at a residence on Good Street. The complainant said he went to the residence and told the resident to come outside. When the male came outside a physical altercation took place. Officers responded and spoke to several witnesses that were present. Both parties involved in the fight signed a waiver of non-prosecution on each other, but officers issued both citations for disorderly conduct.
11:54 p.m. A caller reported a teenage boy walking and trying to hitch hike on East McDonald Street, headed toward Loop 564. An officer located the teenager that was walking home from the football game. The teenager was near his home when the officer located him.
Saturday, September 14, 2019
12:51 a.m. A disturbance was reported when a vehicle pulled up at a residence in the county and people were yelling at the resident. Wood County S.O. was contacted and the officers attempted to locate the vehicle that headed toward the city on FM 49. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle.
12:01 p.m. An office provided a public assist when an elderly woman came into the police department and needed a ride home. The officer gave the citizen a ride home.
1:13 p.m. A welfare concern was reported for a man that was walking and the caller was worried about the heat. An officer gave the man a courtesy ride to work.
2:19 p.m. Wood County S.O. reported they had received a 911 call from a residence on Nuss Street. The caller could be heard arguing with someone. A Wood County Deputy assisted an officer at the residence. The caller had the phone in his pocket and it was determined to be a verbal argument.
4:14 p.m. A disturbance was reported at a residence on West Blair Street. The complainant reported that his father threatened him. Officers responded and filed a report.
4:29 p.m. A disturbance was reported in the parking lot of a business on West Broad Street. Officers responded and determined the situation to be a medical related issue with a family member.
7:01 p.m. A theft was reported at Walmart. The suspect left the store before being identified. This is under investigation.
8:30 p.m. A man reported he got out at EZ Mart to get fuel and had his grandmother’s wedding ring in his pocket to take it to a jeweler and have it made into a ring for his wife. Apparently the ring fell out of his pocket at the pump and someone picked it up. Surveillance shows a woman picking the ring up. If anyone found the ring please contact the police department.
8:59 p.m. A theft was reported at a facility on Greenville Avenue. A resident reported some items taken while she was in the hospital.
Sunday, September 15, 2019
9:25 p.m. A civil disturbance was reported at a residence on Francis Street in reference to a woman getting her property from the residence. An argument ensued with another member of the family that had the complainant’s property locked up in the garage. An officer responded and spoke with all parties. An agreement was made for the complainant to come back at 4 pm to pick up her property.
4:11 p.m. A disturbance was reported on Francis Street, at the same residence. It was reported that the resident that would not let the complainant have the property assaulted the complainant. Brandy Nicole Reyes, 39, of Mineola was arrested for assault causing bodily injury.
7:02 p.m. Officers arrested Nathalia Frenchesca Vela, 20, of Grand Saline at the same residence on Francis Street for a warrant out of Van Zandt County for Assault Family Violence.
7:07 p.m. A resident on Bromberg Street reported he noticed his boat license plate was missing.
7:43 p.m. A disturbance was reported at a convenience store on South Pacific Street when a woman came into the store intoxicated and bleeding from some type injury. She got into an argument with a woman in line and assaulted the store clerk when the clerk called 911. EMS arrived and stated the woman that was bleeding needed to be treated, but she refused. An officer transported the woman to the hospital and she was released to her husband. The woman was issued a citation for Disorderly Conduct. The officers were not able to find out what took place with the woman to cause her injury, because she would not cooperate. The clerk at the store refused to file charges for the assault.
Monday, September16, 2019
12:39 a.m. Officers assisted EMS at a residence on McWhorter on a medical call.
5:41 a.m. A reckless driver was reported on South Pacific Street that could not maintain a single lane of traffic. The complainant reported the driver appeared to doze off at the light. An officer was able to the get the vehicle stopped on Greenville Avenue. The driver was headed to a medical appointment and had no one to drive him. The officer made sure the man got to the appointment, which was close by.
8:46 a.m. A convenience store on East Broad Street requested a juvenile to be criminally trespassed from the store for being disorderly. The trespass warning was issued.
10:58 a.m. A car was reportedly on fire at City National Bank. Officers assisted the fire department and transported the driver of the vehicle to the police department to have someone pick him up.
11:00 a.m. A woman reported she was being harassed by a person that assaulted her the day before.
11:39 a.m. An officer assisted the fire department with a possible gas leak at a residence on Pat Street. It was determined there was no gas leak.
1:00 p.m. A landlord reported a burglary at a residence on West Blair Street that he was working on. Power tools were taken from the residence. No forced entry was noted.
1:27 p.m. A welfare concern was reported in reference to a resident on Pat Drive. An officer checked on the resident. A family member was contacted and will be checking on their parent.
1:43 p.m. EMS requested assistance at a residence on Chaparral Street. EMS reported CPR in progress. Officers arrived and started a death investigation on a 67 year old female. Judge Janae Holland ordered an autopsy and the results are pending.
3:47 p.m. A complainant reported she was at a restaurant on North Pacific Street and a teenager was behind making inappropriate gestures toward her and blowing his horn. An officer responded to the location, but both vehicles were gone upon the officers arrival.
5:47 p.m. Lindale Police Department reported an incident that occurred in a restaurant in Lindale and the driver was possibly intoxicated. Lindale reported the subject was possibly heading northbound since the vehicle showed to be from Quitman. An officer waited at the city limits for the vehicle, but did not locate it.
7:26 p.m. Lindale P.D. reported a reckless driver heading northbound from their city. Officers waited at the city limits, but did not locate the vehicle.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
5:54 a.m. A reckless driver was reported on South Pacific Street. An officer followed the vehicle but did not observe any traffic violations.
10:28 a.m. An officer met with a complainant in reference to a scam on Facebook messenger. The complainant was advised to report the scam to Facebook.
11:50 a.m. A new owner of a business on East Broad Street reported money taken from the account after the purchase. The owner was referred to civil court.
12:41 p.m. An officer assisted a stranded motorist on Greenville Avenue.
4:21 p.m. A disturbance was reported at a convenience store on North Pacific Street. The reporting party stated he was cut off by another person when he was attempting to get fuel. An officer responded and spoke with the parties involved. The officer reported everything was fine.
7:02 p.m. A caller reported a vehicle had just left a location on Hwy. 69 South that was heading into the city limits. The caller reported the driver was possibly intoxicated with children in the vehicle. An officer attempted to locate the vehicle, but unable to.
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
7:39 a.m. Boxes were reported in the roadway on East McDonald Street. An officer responded to the area and removed the boxes from the roadway.
7:50 a.m. A person working out at the Snap Fitness Center reportedly dropped a gun while working out. An officer responded and spoke with the subject that dropped the gun. It was determined that he was in the military and working out with a fake gun on his side for military training purposes.
8:15 a.m. A reckless driver call was received at Loop 564. An officer stopped the driver on South Pacific Street and determined that the driver was not intoxicated but holding her phone in her hand and following the GPS.
9:54 a.m. A welfare concern was reported in reference to a person that had threatened to hurt himself. An officer went to the residence that was given to the officer and the no one was there. Another location was given, which was in Wood County. Wood County S.O. was notified to check the welfare of the person.
4:14 p.m. A welfare concern was reported for a resident on West Kilpatrick Street. The caller had not been able to get in touch with them for a couple days. An officer went to the residence and everything was fine.
6:36 p.m. A welfare concern was reported in reference to a juvenile riding up and down Robin Street on a motorcycle. An officer responded to the area, but did not locate the motorcycle on the roadway.
8:28 p.m. Loud music was reported on Padgett Street. An officer responded to the area, but did not locate the loud music.
9:01 p.m. a reckless driver was reported speeding in a neighborhood Front and Phillips Street. An officer responded to the area, but did not locate the vehicle.