Deputy James Hildebrand took a report from a complainant on CR 3689 who advised that his wife had been awakened at approximately 2:15 AM by one of their dogs barking. Looking out the window, the woman witnessed a white male wearing a dark shirt and tan pants going through the contents of their pickup. The complainant stated he went to confront the suspect, who then ran away to the south. Shortly after, the complainant heard the sound of a car leaving quickly. According to the complainant, the only thing missing from the pickup was a 2nd generation iPod Touch, valued at $100.00. This case has been forwarded to CID and assigned for investigation.
Deputy Aaron Warren was dispatched to FM 1801 in reference to an incident between a complainant and his estranged wife involving a child custody battle. The complainant stated that the woman showed up at his residence banging on the doors and windows. The complainant further stated he would not allow their daughter to go with the woman because she is currently allowing a registered sex offender to reside at her apartment. Warren forwarded his report to CID for investigation and further review.
Deputy Jeremy Ragsdale was dispatched to CR 1591 in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, Ragsdale spoke with the victim who stated he had been struck on the back by his wife during an argument about their relationship. The man advised that he did not wish to pursue charges in the matter and agreed to stay at his mother’s residence for a while. Both parties agreed their children would accompany the man to his mother’s. This case is closed.
Deputy Dustin Fenlaw took a report of an assault which occurred on PR 7839 in the Hawkins area. A woman claimed she was punched twice by a man who informed her she had disrespected his house. The woman also claimed to have been choked by a cousin of the first man. The woman stated she then left the residence on foot in an attempt to get away from the situation. Fenlaw noted the woman had injuries consistent with her story but she did not wish to pursue charges. The case has been forwarded to CID for review.
Deputy Kevin Atkinson was dispatched to CR 3580 in reference to a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, a man advised that his father and stepmother had gotten into a physical altercation after his father began picking on his stepbrother because of his homosexuality. According to the victim, his stepfather commonly picks on him but it becomes much worse when he is drinking. The victim further stated he was attacked by his stepfather, although his mother intervened striking the man in the face. None of the parties involved wished to pursue charges and EMS was not requested. The victim advised he lives in a separate residence and did not feel that further violence would occur. This case is closed.
Deputy Donivan South was dispatched to CR 2298 for a report of criminal mischief. The reporting party stated she had not been at the residence since the end of May and returned on this day to find a six foot sliding glass door, valued at $500, had been shattered. According to the woman, nothing appeared to be missing from inside the residence. Photos were taken of the shattered door and extra patrol was arranged for the area.
Deputy Tucker George arrested Shannon Dewayne Schattel, 25, of Hawkins, for criminal trespass of a habitation. George was dispatched to a residence on CR 3494 after a woman called to say a man was at her residence and an active criminal trespass warning was in place that made it unlawful for him to be there. George located the man in the residence and placed him under arrest. This case is closed.
Deputy Kevin Atkinson was dispatched to CR 1941 near Yantis in reference to a complaint of a possible burglary of a vehicle being committed by subjects in a Jeep. Upon arrival Atkinson found that the suspects had left the area. A Pontiac sedan with damaged windows and steering column was found at the location. Several tools, commonly used in the commission of vehicle theft, were located on the front seat of the car. Atkinson cleared from the scene but later returned after the initial complainants called to say the suspects were again at the location. Sgt. Sam Threadgill responded as well. Contact was made with two males at the scene. One of the men claimed to have bought the car from a third man and was simply attempting to remove it from the location. One of the men was arrested on site for an outstanding warrant. Charles Roy Wilkins, 37, of Mt. Vernon was arrested for driving while license invalid. Atkinson was able to locate the man who supposedly sold the car and he too was arrested on an outstanding warrant. James Lee Early, 37, of Yantis was arrested on a blue warrant. The third man, Simon Lee Mahoney, 34, Winnsboro, was also arrested after a shotgun in the Jeep was identified as his. He is charged with unlawful possession of firearm by felon.
Deputy Donivan South was dispatched to an address on CR 2918 near Mineola for a welfare check after a complainant called to say a woman was being verbally abused by her daughter. A routine check of the daughter revealed an active criminal trespass warning that made it unlawful for her to be at her mother’s residence. Cyne Seeber Pullen, 60, of Richardson, was arrested and transported to jail. She is charged with criminal trespass.
Deputy Dustin Moffett took a report of burglary of a habitation from a complainant on FM 2966. The man stated the property in question belonged to his deceased brother and he had arrived on this day in order to clean the property so that it could be sold. The man stated he arrived to find several items missing including the hot water heater, kitchen stove, small homemade boat, and a non-working air conditioning unit. The total value of the missing property is $680. This case has been forwarded to CID and assigned for investigation.
Deputy Austin Cryer took a scam report from a man who had located a Bobcat Welder on Craig’s List that he wished to buy. According to the complainant, he contacted the seller who redirected him to an eBay listing. The seller then told the complainant to buy three Green Dot cards and load each with $500. The complainant did as requested and sent the card numbers to the seller by text. The buyer learned of the scam when he contacted eBay to make sure the transaction was legitimate and was informed that eBay does not use Green Dot cards for their transactions. This case is closed.
Deputy Austin Cryer was dispatched to an address on FM 852 near Winnsboro for a theft report. A man advised that a farm disc had been stolen from behind his father’s shop building. A dirt trail was observed leading off the property where the disc had been drug on the ground. The complainant also stated he believed that he had located the stolen disc at a property on CR 4228 sitting under a tarp. Cryer relocated to the second location and noted a dirt trail matching the one at the first location. The complainant was able to positively identify the disc under the tarp as being the one that was stolen. Charges are being pursued by the complainant in this case which has been assigned for investigation.
Deputy Steven Fields took a theft report from a woman on CR 2791 who reported that approximately 20 pounds of copper wire had been stolen from behind her storage shed. The woman further stated the copper was last known to be in place three days prior. Information was recorded concerning a possible suspect. The case has been forwarded to CID and assigned for investigation.
Sgt. Brad Cates was dispatched to a residence on CR 2436 for a theft report. The complainant stated she had discovered several pieces of antique jewelry were missing from her home while other jewelry items remained untouched. The jewelry has a total collective value of almost $18,000. Cates recorded information concerning a possible suspect. This case has been forwarded to CID and remains under active investigation.
Deputy Steven Fields took a report of burglary of a building from a man on CR 2745 who stated his storage building had twice been broken into. Several items were discovered to be missing from the building including a Stihl weed eater, an air compressor and an impact wrench. Information was recorded concerning a possible suspect and the case has been forwarded for continued investigation.
Deputies Justin Bowring and Steven Fields were dispatched to a residence on CR 1416 in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, the deputies spoke with a man outside who stated his wife was inside the residence with the doors locked and was breaking all of his belongings. The man provided the deputies with a key to the residence. Once contact was made with the woman inside, she claimed the man had pushed her down and assaulted her but she did not wish to pursue charges in the matter. The woman also stated that the man had an active warrant for an unpaid traffic ticket. A check of the man through Wood County Dispatch revealed him to have three warrants. Ernest Lee Brown, 58, of Quitman was arrested and transported to jail. He is charged with speeding, 10% or more above the posted limit; fail to maintain financial responsibility and theft of property, $20 or more but less than $500.
Sgt. Brad Cates was dispatched to a residence on FM 2966 in reference to a possible disturbance. Two men claimed a white male had pulled up at their residence waving a rifle and threatening to kill everyone. While en route, Cates was notified that a suspect had left the scene traveling southbound toward Quitman. Cates encountered a vehicle matching the description given and initiated a traffic stop. Sgt. Cates identified the driver who stated he had a verbal altercation with the two men but did not have a gun. No weapons were located in the SUV. Sgt. Cates released the suspect and relocated to the complainants’ residence. The men advised they wished to have the suspect issued a criminal trespass warning for their property. Cates complied with their request. This case is closed.
On Thursday, June 18, investigators from the Wood County Sheriff’s Office executed a narcotic search warrant on CR 3163. Upon execution of the warrant, Donald Wayne Brian, 52, of Quitman was located and arrested for the sale and distribution of marijuana. This is the second time Mr. Brian has been arrested after a narcotics search warrant was executed at his residence.
Sgts. Josh O’Grady and Robert Holland recovered a stolen truck near the Wood and Camp County line. The truck was found in a field. While processing the vehicle, a front and rear bumper from another vehicle was found in the bed of the truck. A small dirt bike was found with the bumpers. Both investigators are currently interviewing witnesses in an attempt to develop leads that will identify a suspect.
Sgt. Robert Holland assisted Deputy Justin Bowring with the investigation and filing of charges after two subjects were caught on site attempting to steal copper wire from a Wood County Electric right of way. John Paul McBride, 45, of Grand Saline and Brent Reeves Corley, 49, of Mineola were both arrested and charged with theft of material, 50% aluminum/bronze/copper less than $20,000. Bond was set at $5,000 each.
Sgt. Robert Holland obtained a state jail felony warrant for Michael Keith McKinney, 27, of Mineola for theft. McKinney was an employee of the local flooring company and stole jewelry from a residence while working in the home. Some of the stolen jewelry was recovered. McKinney remains at large at this time.
Sgt. Kyle Henson investigated a case of injury to a child which included forensic interviews of children. At the conclusion of the investigation, Ricky Brian Ramirez, 47, of Alba was arrested. He is charged with Injury to a Child, a third degree felony.
Average Jail Population 125
Males 105 Females 20
Michael Keith Gordon, 38, Lindale, assault causes bodily injury, family.
Christian Anthony Castro, 48, Mount Vernon, possession of a controlled substance, penalty group 1, one gram or less; tamper/fabricate physical evidence.
Ronald Paul Kapphahn, 36, Mineola, disorderly conduct.
Johnny Joe Munoz, 22, Mineola, cruelty to non-livestock animals: torture.
Brenna Janae Wilbanks, 23, Tyler, driving while license invalid.
Darlene Laverne Jackson, 43, Lindale, possession of a controlled substance, penalty group 1, one gram or less.
Taliaferro Samory Prince, 30, Longview, release of surety, theft of property less than $1,500 with 2 or more previous convictions.
John Casey Dunlap, 31, Grand Saline, commitment.
Shayla Beth Wright, 25, Winnsboro, motion to adjudicate guilt, forgery, elderly individual.
Clifford Lance Davis, 36, Yantis, out of county warrant, release of surety, possession of a controlled substance, penalty group 1, one gram or less.
Billy Lamar McCuin, 19, Lindale, release of surety, possession of a controlled substance, penalty group 1, one gram or less.
Cristina Evon Padgett, 24, Quitman, driving while license invalid; failure to appear.
Shannon Dewayne Schattel, 25, Hawkins, criminal trespass of habitation.
David Ray Herring, 35, Mineola, driving while intoxicated, second.
Jose Timoteo, 25, Mineola, driving while intoxicated.
James Lee Early, 37, Yantis, blue warrant.
Simon Lee Mahoney, 34, Winnsboro, unlawful possession of firearm by felon.
Charles Roy Wilkins, 37, Mt. Vernon, driving while license invalid.
Cyne Seeber Pullen, 60, Richardson, criminal trespass.
Aaron Lee Nicholls, 33, Hawkins, capias, assault causes bodily injury, family/household with previous conviction(s).
Meagan Elizabeth New, 29, Mineola, fraudulent possession of controlled substance, prescription schedule III/IV.
James Boyd Pierce, 30, Alba, fraudulent possession of controlled substance, prescription schedule III/IV.
Michael Combs, 24, Winnsboro, criminal mischief $50 or more but less than $500.
Jason Floyd Koenig, 18, Winnsboro, out of county warrant, assault causes bodily injury.
Quentan Wimbley, 23, speeding; no driver’s license; failure to appear.
Tommy Doyle Harrington, 36, Sulphur Springs, motion to revoke probation, driving while license invalid with prior conviction(s).
James Williams Richey, 22, Alba, two counts, possession of marijuana two ounces or less.
Matthew Ryan Colegrove, 25, Alba, possession of drug paraphernalia.
Trederrion Marquise Stephens, 23, Mineola, out of county warrant, violation of probation, delivery of marijuana 1/4 pound or more but 5 pounds or less; out of county warrant, violation of probation, possession of a controlled substance, penalty group 1, one gram or less; out of county warrant, violation of probation, three counts manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, penalty group 1, one gram or less, in a drug free zone.
Ezequiel Moises Avila, 24, Alba, out of county warrant, evading arrest.
Kyle Ford, 29, Quitman, four counts indecency with a child, sexual contact.
Kevin Lee Cokes, 44, Winnsboro, driving while intoxicated, third or more.
Caleb Greggory Dickerson, 25, Joaquin, motion to adjudicate guilt, burglary of a habitation; motion to revoke probation.
Richard Nicholson, 57, Mineola, out of county warrant, burglary of a habitation.
Ernest Lee Brown, 58, Quitman, speeding 10% or more over posted limit; fail to maintain financial responsibility; theft of property, $20 or more but less than $500.
Ricky Brian Ramirez, 47, Alba, injury to a child with intent bodily injury.