Wood County Sheriff’s Report

October 16, 2019 to October 22, 2019

October 16th

At 1:23 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 1643 near Winnsboro.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3270 near Quitman, at approximately 2:45 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2810 near Mineola, at approximately 5:17 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 14 near Quitman, at approximately 7:37 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

At 10:56 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 1643 near Winnsboro.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3990 near Hawkins, at approximately 2:13 p.m., in reference to an abandoned vehicle. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4390 near Leesburg, at approximately 2:27 p.m., in reference to a possible theft. The reporting party was unsure of what was stolen at the time. Deputies advised that extra patrol would be provided.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 4141 near Quitman; at approximately 8:33 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to Strawberry St. near Winnsboro; at approximately 8:50 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

October 17th

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to Pearl St. in Winnsboro; at approximately 1:24 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to Woodbine St. in Hawkins; at approximately 2:16 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

At 4:49 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 852 near Winnsboro.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2088 near Quitman, at approximately 10:29 a.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.

At 10:42 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 2210 near Mineola.

At 1:28 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 4620 near Winnsboro.

Deputies were dispatched to Harris St. in Yantis, at approximately 4:17 p.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 were dispatched to HWY 154 near Winnsboro, at approximately 4:25 p.m., in reference to theft. A known actor stole electricity from the reporting party’s property.

At 6:10 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 1758 near Yantis.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2388 near Quitman, at approximately 7:59 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. BobbieJo Castanon, 19, of Quitman, was arrested for Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Violence.

October 18th

At 9:44 a.m., cows were reported out on HWY 154 near Quitman.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2298 near Mineola, at approximately 11:03 a.m., in reference to a theft. Actors, or actors unknown, stole paperwork and keys from the reporting party’s property. 

At 12:20 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 1643 near Winnsboro.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 515 near Yantis, at approximately 2:59 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3840 near Hawkins, at approximately 4:02 p.m., in reference to an inquest. A male, 75, was found deceased in his residence. The Justice of the Peace arrived and no autopsy was ordered.

Deputies were dispatched to Main St. in Yantis, at approximately 6:32 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individuals.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3120 near Quitman, at approximately 6:36 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.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2100 near Quitman, at approximately 6:45 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

At 7:42 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 14 near Quitman.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2869 near Hawkins, at approximately 8:50 p.m., in reference to an abandoned vehicle. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

At 10:31 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 2225 near Quitman.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on Lake Winnsboro point; at approximately 10:34 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

At 10:45 p.m., horses were reported out on HWY 80 near Mineola.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2650 near Mineola, at approximately 11:39 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.

October 19th

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 4494 near Leesburg; at approximately 12:23 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3800 near Hawkins, at approximately 2:51 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.

At 2:59 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 2880 near Mineola.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 17 near Alba, at approximately 4:08 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

At 4:54 p.m., cows were reported out on HWY 154 near Quitman.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3860 near Hawkins, at approximately 10:08 a.m., in reference to criminal mischief. Deputies determined no offense occurred, but extra patrol would be provided.

Deputies were dispatched to PR 6338 near Mineola, at approximately 12:10 p.m., in reference to criminal mischief. Deputies searched the area and determined it was a vehicle accident only, due to pieces of a vehicle near the area.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3840 near Hawkins, at approximately 4:24 p.m., in reference to an abandoned vehicle. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2966 near Quitman, at approximately 5:46 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 4836 near Winnsboro; at approximately 6:35 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2100 near Mineola, at approximately 7:52 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the night.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2966 near Quitman, at approximately 9:28 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies spoke with the homeowner and determined everything was OK.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to Richards St. in Quitman; at approximately 9:49 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1681 near Alba, at approximately 12:25 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies located the four-wheeler and gave the individual advice. 

Deputies were dispatched to Concho near Quitman, at approximately 10:33 p.m., in reference to criminal mischief. Actors, or actors unknown, damaged the reporting party’s mailbox. 

At 11:34 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 4560 near Winnsboro.

Deputies were dispatched to PR 6645 near Mineola, at approximately 11:44 p.m., in reference to a noise complaint. Deputies located the individuals and advised them to lower the volume of the music.

October 20th

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to CR 2745 near Mineola; at approximately 12:07 a.m. Jerico Phillips, 42, of Mineola, was arrested for an outstanding warrant and Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 80 near Hawkins, at approximately 12:30 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.

Deputies were dispatched to PR 6338 near Mineola, at approximately 2:46 a.m., in reference to harassment where an assault occurred. This case has been forwarded to the District Attorney and a warrant was issued.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 1555 near Alba; at approximately 3:40 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Deputies were dispatched to PR 6956 near Alba, at approximately 9:09 a.m., in reference to theft. Actors, or actors unknown, stole a trashcan from the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators. 

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3880 near Mineola, at approximately 9:19 a.m., in reference to harassment. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3120 near Quitman, at approximately 9:21 a.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.

Deputies were dispatched to PR 6882 near Mineola, at approximately 9:28 a.m., in reference to harassment. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

At 9:46 a.m., cows were reported out on HWY 154 near Quitman.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3250 near Quitman, at approximately 10:00 a.m., in reference to criminal mischief. Actors, or actors unknown, damaged the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2660 near Mineola, at approximately 1:50 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies located the suspicious activity and everything was OK.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 80 near Hawkins, at approximately 2:35 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies located the vehicle and everything was OK.

Deputies were dispatched to Fm 14 near Hawkins, at approximately 5:59 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Gene Tedder, Jr., 63, of Mineola, was arrested for Assault and Criminal Mischief. 

At 7:09 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 4430 near Winnsboro.

At 9:32 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 69 near Mineola.

Deputies were dispatched to PR 5980 near Yantis, at approximately 11:36 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

October 21st

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to CR 2745 near Mineola; at approximately 2:05 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle in the roadway on HWY 11 near Winnsboro; at approximately 3:19 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and it was towed by Wyatt’s Towing.

Deputies were dispatched to Lake Holbrook point, at approximately 3:40 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies located the suspicious activity and cleared the incident.

At 7:18 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 2966 near Yantis.

At 8:33 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 2225 near Yantis.

At 9:36 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 2966 near Yantis.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 14 near Hawkins, at approximately 10:13 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

At 11:42 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 3220 near Quitman.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 12:26 p.m., in reference to a possible violation of a protective order. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

At 12:51 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 778 near Mineola.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 3:05 p.m., in reference to harassment on PR 6965 near Alba. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to Goodson Circle in Mineola; at approximately 8:22 p.m. Clarice Slayton, 63, of Mineola, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on HWY 37 near Mineola; at approximately 11:43 p.m. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

October 22nd

At 8:10 a.m., horses were reported out on HWY 80 near Mineola.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2869 near Hawkins, at approximately 8:37 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2869 near Hawkins, at approximately 9:19 a.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies located the vehicle and everything was OK.

At 11:30 a.m., horses were reported out on CR 1840 near Yantis.

Deputies were dispatched to Loop 564 near Mineola, at approximately 1:22 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 2:09 p.m., in reference to a scam on CR 4925 near Quitman. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to Bermuda St. in Quitman; at approximately 3:20 p.m., Lyle Ely, 25, of Winnsboro, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 14 near Hawkins, at approximately 5:58 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 Floyd St. in Yantis; at approximately 9:17 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 1795 near Hawkins, at approximately 11:29 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies located the individuals and determined it was a civil matter.

Between the dates of October 16 and October 22, Wood County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to multiple agency assists that included the following: Emergency Medical Services, Quitman Police Department, Rains County Sheriff’s Office and Mineola Police Department.

Between the dates of, Wood County Sheriff’s Investigators filed 2 cases with the District Attorney.

Total Jail Count –134 inmates – 110 males and 24 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.