Wood County Sheriff’s Report

October 23, 2019 to October 29, 2019

October 23rd

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on HWY 80 near Mineola; at approximately 3:07 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to Main St. in Yantis, at approximately 6:40 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 80 near Mineola, at approximately 9:08 a.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 10:50 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.

At 12:01 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 1912 near Yantis.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Yantis, at approximately 2:20 p.m., in reference to criminal mischief. A known actor damaged the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4940 near Quitman, at approximately 8:33 p.m., in reference to an inquest. A male, 82, was found deceased in his residence. The Justice of the Peace arrived and no autopsy was ordered.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2460 near Mineola, at approximately 9:03 p.m., in reference to an abandoned vehicle. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

October 24th

Deputies conducted a traffic stop on FM 14 near Hawkins; at approximately 2:26 a.m. Johnathan Crippen, 41, of Hawkins, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance and No Drivers License. 

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 37 near Mineola, at approximately 1:22 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

At 1:59 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 3540 near Hawkins.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4330 near Winnsboro, at approximately 2:12 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Parties were separated for the day.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 515 near Yantis, at approximately 3:13 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies advised the reporting party that extra patrol would be provided.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 5:06 p.m., in reference to a terroristic threat on PR 8561 near Winnsboro. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 5:19 p.m., in reference to harassment on HWY 154 near Yantis. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 5:38 p.m., in reference to a burglary on CR 2686 near Hawkins. Deputies checked the area and determined no offense occurred.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1613 near Alba, at approximately 5:48 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 3880 near Hawkins; at approximately 9:35 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

October 25th

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 2230 near Mineola; at approximately 1:47 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 3880 near Hawkins; at approximately 12:17 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 12:58 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies advised the reporting party that extra patrol would be provided.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 515 near Yantis, at approximately 2:08 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 778 near Mineola, at approximately 4:23 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and determined it was a civil matter.

At 6:58 p.m., cows were reported out on HWY 69 near Alba.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 17 near Alba, at approximately 8:26 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the night.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 2433 near Como; at approximately 10:10 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 2501 near Mineola; at approximately 10:27 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

October 26th

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 9:17 a.m., in reference to terroristic threat on CR 4560 near Winnsboro. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 3840 near Hawkins; at approximately 1:18 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1887 near Yantis, at approximately 6:01 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

Deputies were dispatched to PR 7819 near Hawkins, at approximately 7:52 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 17 near Alba, at approximately 10:22 p.m., in reference to a disturbance where an assault occurred. This case has been forwarded to investigators. 

October 27th

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on HWY 37 near Mineola; at approximately 1:10 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4330 near Winnsboro, at approximately 6:11 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 2176 near Quitman; at approximately 7:03 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 2225 near Quitman; at approximately 7:24 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1880 near Yantis, at approximately 7:41 p.m., in reference to a possible burglary. Deputies spoke with the homeowner and it was unknown if any items were stolen at this time.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4641 near Winnsboro, at approximately 7:42 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies made contact with the reporting party and advice was given.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2620 near Mineola, at approximately 11:30 p.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Yantis, at approximately 11:38 p.m., in reference to a suicidal subject. The individual was located and transported to the hospital.

October 28th

At 12:06 a.m., horses were reported out on CR 1840 near Yantis.

At 8:20 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 2088 near Winnsboro.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2170 near Quitman, at approximately 10:54 a.m., in reference to damaged to property. Deputies spoke with the parties involved and determined it was a civil matter.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 80 near Hawkins, at approximately 10:59 a.m., in reference to theft. Actors, or actors unknown, stole money from the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2966 near Quitman, at approximately 11:05 a.m., in reference to an abandoned vehicle. Deputies made contact with the owner and the vehicle was removed.

At 1:53 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 3230 near Quitman.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Quitman, at approximately 2:57 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3800 near Hawkins, at approximately 3:17 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies located the suspicious activity and everything was OK.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4560 near Winnsboro, at approximately 3:54 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.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1336 near Quitman, at approximately 5:30 p.m., in reference to criminal mischief. Actors, or actors unknown, damaged the reporting party’s property. 

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1970 near Yantis, at approximately 5:39 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to Earlene St. in Quitman; at approximately 7:23 p.m. Jamie Haut, 26, of Quitman, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to HWY 37 near Winnsboro; at approximately 8:17 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to CR 2167 near Mineola; at approximately 8:49 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on HWY 154 near Yantis; at approximately 9:22 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to Orchard St. in Alba; at approximately 10:06 p.m. Tony Curtis, 41, of Alba, was arrested for outstanding warrants.

October 29th

Deputies were dispatched to FM 1643 near Winnsboro, at approximately 9:24 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1236 near Quitman, at approximately 9:47 a.m., in reference to a possible assault. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to Sioux near Quitman, at approximately 10:53 a.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

At 11:06 a.m., cows were reported out on HWY 154 near Yantis.

At 11:36 a.m., horses were reported out on CR 4860 ear Winnsboro.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1445 near Quitman, at approximately 12:09 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies made contact with the homeowners and they advised it was an accident.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 12:55 p.m., in reference to harassment on CR 1739 near Yantis. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the actor.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on HWY 154 near Quitman; at approximately 2:12 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 3:34 p.m., in reference to a scam on PR 5534 near Alba. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 37 near Mineola, at approximately 5:11 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to SPUR 514 near Yantis; at approximately 6:06 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

At 6:41 p.m., cows were reported out on HWY 80 near Mineola.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 3440 near Hawkins; at approximately 6:48 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 49 near Hawkins; at approximately 9:13 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4560 near Winnsboro, at approximately 10:01 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Preston Vasquez, 49, of Winnsboro, was arrested for Criminal Trespass.

Between the dates of October 23 and October 29, Wood County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to multiple agency assists that included the following: Emergency Medical Services, Winnsboro Police Department, Quitman Police Department, Department of Public Safety and Mineola Police Department.

Total Jail Count –132 inmates – 111 males and 21 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.