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Wood County Sheriff’s Report – UNEDITED

August 29, 2018 to September 4, 2018

  • Disturbance: 10
  • Thefts: 5
  • Burglaries: 3
  • Terroristic Threats: 0
  • Criminal Mischiefs: 0
  • Inquests: 1
  • Suspicious Circumstances: 2
  • Suspicious Vehicles: 7
  • Suspicious Persons: 3
  • Alarms: 2
  • Harassments: 2
  • Criminal Trespasses: 5
  • Scams: 0
  • Frauds: 0
  • Abandoned Vehicles: 0
  • Cows Out: 11
  • Horses Out: 2
  • Welfare Checks: 1
  • Assaults: 3
  • Dog Bites: 0
  • Burn Ban Violations: 6
  • Noise Complaints: 1
  • Disputes: 3
  • Arrest/Warrant Services: 1
  • Reckless Drivers: 2
  • Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle: 2
  • Shots Fired: 2
  • Other: Traffic Stops (3)
  • Credit/Debit Card Abuse (1)
  • Found Property (1)

August 29th

Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Humble St. in Hawkins; at approximately 12:08 a.m. Karen Kyle, 51, of Hawkins, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Fleeing Police Officer Imminent Danger.

Deputies were dispatched to Main St. in Yantis, at approximately 8:05 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and the cleaning crew set the alarm off by accident.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Yantis, at approximately 4:02 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. James Morgan, 54, of Yantis, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2223 near Mineola, at approximately 4:17 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 37 near Mineola, at approximately 4:57 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 6:39 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass that occurred on Little River Bend near Quitman. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3990 near Winnsboro, at approximately 9:38 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Jody Whitworth, 44, of Winnsboro, was arrested for outstanding warrants.

August 30th

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 2211 near Mineola; at approximately 1:16 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

At 1:39 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 4854 near Winnsboro.

At 8:26 a.m., cows were reported out on HWY 37 near Winnsboro.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4539 near Winnsboro, at approximately 8:27 a.m., in reference to an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. A known actor took the reporting party’s vehicle without consent. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2388 near Alba, at approximately 10:24 a.m., in reference to theft. A known actor stole water services from the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3580 near Winnsboro, at approximately 4:27 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

Deputies conducted a traffic stop on CR 3992 near Winnsboro; at approximately 6:12 p.m. Barbara Harder, 76, of Gilmer, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

Deputies were dispatched to Main St. in Yantis, at approximately 7:31 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the night.

At 8:09 p.m., cows were reported out on HWY 154 near Yantis.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4539 near Yantis, at approximately 8:49 p.m., in reference to stolen property possibly found. Deputies checked the property and determined it was not the stolen property.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2166 near Quitman, at approximately 10:57 p.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 2869 near Hawkins; at approximately 11:41 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and everything was OK.

August 31st

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 49 near Mineola; at approximately 12:59 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and everything was OK.

Deputies were dispatched to Pleasant Hill Lane near Hawkins, at approximately 1:17 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 4890 near Quitman; at approximately 2:04 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and cleared the incident.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to Comanche near Quitman; at approximately 2:50 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3455 near Hawkins, at approximately 11:17 a.m., in reference to a burn ban violation. Deputies advised the individuals of the effective burn ban and the fire was extinguished.

Deputies were dispatched to PR 8625 near Winnsboro, at approximately 1:52 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and determined it was a civil matter.

September 1st

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Yantis, at approximately 12:25 a.m., in reference to a disturbance. Christopher Osbourn, 35, of Mineola, was arrested for Aggravated Assault Causes Serious Bodily Injury, Resist Arrest Search or Transport, Criminal Trespass and Prohibited Substance in Correctional Facility-Alcohol/Drug/Phone/Tobacco.

Deputies were dispatched to Holiday Villages, at approximately 8:53 a.m., in reference to an assault that occurred. Actors, or actors unknown, assaulted the reporting party and fled the scene.

Deputies were dispatched to PR 5885 near Yantis, at approximately 10:45 a.m., in reference to an inquest. A male, 77, was found deceased in his residence. The Justice of the Peace was notified and no autopsy was ordered.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1975 near Yantis, at approximately 1:30 p.m., in reference to a noise complaint. Deputies advised the individuals to lower the volume of the music.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2966 near Quitman, at approximately 1:59 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Lauren McLemore, 21, of Quitman, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2310 near Mineola, at approximately 2:07 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and the owner said there were issues with the system.

At 6:00 p.m., cows were reported out on HWY 37 near Winnsboro.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4895 near Winnsboro, at approximately 6:43 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any individuals.

Deputies conducted a traffic stop on FM 515 near Yantis; at approximately 7:21 p.m. Paul Moreno, 32, of Yantis, was arrested for Failure to Identify/Refuse to Provide Identification, Display Wrong License Plate, Expired Registration and Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility.

Deputies were dispatched to Lake Holbrook Point, at approximately 8:12 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3540 near Hawkins, at approximately 10:13 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Parties were separated for then night.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on HWY 37 near Mineola; at approximately 10:26 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and everything was OK.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 3540 near Hawkins; at approximately 10:28 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on HWY 37 near Mineola; at approximately 11:02 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and everything was OK.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3978 near Winnsboro, at approximately 11:03 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individuals.

September 2nd

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 2136 near Quitman; at approximately 12:30 a.m. Jose Juarez, 57, of Sanger, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Marijuana.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2869 near Hawkins, at approximately 1:52 a.m., in reference to a burglary. Actors, or actors unknown broke into the reporting party’s building, but nothing was missing. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

At 7:06 a.m., horses were reported out on CR 3269 near Quitman.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 14 near Hawkins, at approximately 8:08 a.m., in reference to a burglary. Actors, or actors unknown, stole money from the reporting party’s storage building. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 14 near Hawkins, at approximately 9:59 a.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the day.

At 11:54 a.m., cows were reported out on Loyd St. in Yantis.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2660 near Mineola, at approximately 1:28 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 FM 778 near Quitman, at approximately 4:33 p.m., in reference to theft. Actors, or actors unknown, stole money from the storage buildings payment drop box. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 80 near Mineola, at approximately 4:42 p.m., in reference to credit/debit card abuse. Actors, or actors unknown, used the reporting party’s credit/debit card without authorization.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3482 near Hawkins, at approximately 6:02 p.m., in reference to theft. A known actor stole a refrigerator from the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1541 near Alba, at approximately 7:21 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 7:53 p.m., in reference to harassment that occurred on CR 1681 near Alba. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 3980 near Winnsboro; at approximately 8:08 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3843 near Hawkins, at approximately 8:24 p.m., in reference to a burn ban violation. Deputies were unable to locate the owner of the illegal burning. Hawkins Fire Department extinguished the fire and the area was cleared.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2270 near Mineola, at approximately 8:39 p.m., in reference to a burn ban violation. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any burn ban violations.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2088 near Winnsboro, at approximately 10:50 p.m., in reference to a theft. The reporting party found the items a few days later and the incident was cleared.

At 8:06 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 182 near Quitman.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Quitman, at approximately 1:38 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Parties were separated for the day.

At 2:48 p.m., horses were reported out on FM 1801 near Mineola.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 2610 near Mineola; at approximately 4:07 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and everything was OK.

At 6:25 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 852 near Winnsboro.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 80 near Hawkins, at approximately 6:33 p.m., in reference to an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Deputies determined the vehicle was repossessed.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3450 near Hawkins, at approximately 6:48 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any individuals.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1975 near Yantis, at approximately 6:54 p.m., in reference to a burn ban violation. Deputies advised the individual of the effective burn ban and the fire was extinguished.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4930 near Quitman, at approximately 9:37 p.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.

At 9:45 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 515 near Winnsboro.

At 10:01 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 1730 near Yantis.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 1643 near Winnsboro, at approximately 11:49 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies located the suspicious activity and everything was OK.

September 4th

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Quitman, at approximately 9:42 a.m., in reference to theft. Actors, or actors unknown, stole a fish finder and a trolling motor from the reporting party’s boat. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1560 near Alba, at approximately 9:59 a.m., in reference to harassment. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and determined no harassment occurred.

At 11:26 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 312 near Winnsboro.

Deputies were dispatched to PR 6645 near Mineola, at approximately 12:01 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. James Palomo, 65, of Mineola, was arrested for Assault Causes Bodily Injury.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1513 near Alba, at approximately 3:55 p.m., in reference to a burn ban violation. Deputies advised the individual of the effective burn ban and Alba Fire Department extinguished the fire.

Deputies were dispatched to Loyd St. in Yantis, at approximately 5:36 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Deputies issued Criminal Trespass Warnings and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1660 near Alba, at approximately 5:46 p.m., in reference to an assault that occurred. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

At 6:32 p.m., cows were reported out on HWY 154 near Yantis.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4560 near Winnsboro, at approximately 7:13 p.m., in reference to a burn ban violation. Deputies advised the individual of the effective burn ban and Perryville Fire Department extinguished the fire.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2225 near Quitman, at approximately 7:26 p.m., in reference to an assault. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the actors.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1676 near Alba, at approximately 8:44 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the night.

Between the dates of August 29 and September 4, Wood County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to multiple agency assists that included the following: Emergency Medical Services, Police Departments, Hopkins County and Wood County Electric Coop.

Between the dates of August 29 and September 4, Wood County Sheriff’s Investigators recovered $9,700 worth of stolen property.

Total Jail Count – 107 inmates – 89 males and 18 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.