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December 17

Sgt. William Burge and Deputy Jeremy Ragsdale were dispatched to a residence on FM 2659 just before 6:30 am in reference to a man trespassing on the property. The deputies spoke with the complainant who stated his granddaughter was awakened by someone entering through her bedroom window and when the trespasser spoke, the girl recognized the voice as that of the complainant’s 17 year grandson. The complainant further stated his grandson had not lived at the property in over two months and had been advised he was not allowed on the property due to an earlier altercation between the two. According to the grandfather, his grandson had just left the residence and went to hide in a mobile home. The young man was later located in the mobile home and gave three false names to the deputies before he was properly identified. Dylan Himes, 17, of Hawkins, was arrested for criminal trespass of a habitation and failure to identify. He was transported to jail without incident.

December 18

Deputies Justin Bowring and Donivan South were dispatched to an address on FM 1801 for a report of criminal mischief. The complainant stated he had discovered that sometime during the night, a vehicle had left the roadway and struck a brick column on his gated entrance causing an estimated $500 in damages. The complainant stated he wished only for an incident report to be filed for insurance purposes. Photographs were taken of the damaged column and the case was closed.

Deputies Tucker George and Dustin Moffett along with Sgt. Sam Threadgill were dispatched to a residence on FM 2659 in response to a man trespassing on the property. Deputies arrived to find the grandson of the owner back on the property despite being arrested just two days earlier for the same offense. According to the complainant, who is the young man’s grandmother, he had entered the residence unannounced and began cursing and hitting the couch before attempting to pick a fight with his grandmother’s husband. The young man was located at another residence on FM 2659 and was once again placed under arrest for criminal trespass. Dylan Himes, 17, of Hawkins, was transported to jail without incident.

Deputy James Hildebrand arrested Bobby Don Stout, Jr., 56, of Winnsboro for possession of marijuana, two ounces or less after being called to the man’s apartment on SH 37. Stout originally called the Sheriff’s Office for help stating his daughter was ranting and yelling behind the apartments and would not leave. Hildebrand was unable to find anyone behind the apartment and suspected the man was hallucinating. The man was later determined to be in possession of marijuana and was transported to jail without incident.

December 19

No reports.

December 20

Deputy Aaron Warren was dispatched to the Holly Lake Ranch golf course maintenance shop for a report of a burglary of a building. A golf cart was discovered missing from the shop and was described as being black in color and having no lights. Later in the day Warren was notified the golf cart had been discovered with a dead battery at another location at Holly Lake Ranch. Warren obtained video possibly showing two individuals riding the cart out of the front gate. The video has been turned over to investigators who will identify the two subjects from the video.

Sgt. Chris Turner took an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle report from a complainant on CR 4200 who stated she had awakened to find her black 2012 Chrysler 200 missing from the driveway. The car was reportedly last seen at 5:00 pm the previous day. The woman confirmed that the car was left unlocked but she could not be sure if the car’s keys were left inside or not. Turner was later notified that the vehicle had been involved in a rollover accident in an adjacent county at approximately 11:00 pm the previous night. The car’s lone occupant told authorities he was driving his girlfriend’s car. He suffered injuries and required transportation to the hospital. This case is now in the hands of criminal investigations with an arrest pending.

December 21

Sgt. Chris Turner was dispatched to J & M Storage located on FM 14 for a report of burglary. The complainant stated the unit had been broken into and a Stihl weed eater, valued at $500, was missing. The suspects also replaced the complainant’s lock with one of their own. No other items were deemed to be missing. The case remains under investigation.

December 22

Deputy Jeremy Ragsdale was dispatched to CR 3495 for a report of theft. A man stated he believed his ex-wife had stolen part of his prescription pain medication when she came to his house to pick up their son to go Christmas shopping. The man also stated he was not home at the time the theft occurred. Leads are being followed in this case.

Deputy Jeremy Ragsdale took a report of theft of property from a complainant with property on CR 2952. The complainant stated that sometime between December 9th and this day unknown person(s) had removed from his property a 250 gallon propane tank valued at $500. Ragsdale photographed the area where the propane tank had been and noted a copper hose sticking out of the ground where the tank had previously been connected. Investigation continues.

Deputies Donivan South and Justin Bowring were dispatched to a residence on CR 2110 for a report of criminal mischief. The complainant stated someone had attempted to break into his red 1998 Pontiac Grand Am and in doing so damaged a piece of window/door trim causing approximately $50 in damage. The man also stated there had been suspicious activity in the area late at night. Extra patrol was arranged for the area and this case was closed.

Deputy Dustin Moffett was dispatched to CR 2336 in Mineola in reference to a structure fire. Moffett arrived to find the homeowner attempting to extinguish the fire in the living room of the house through the use of a garden hose. A short time later the fire department arrived and extinguished the blaze. According to the homeowner he was outside the residence when he heard loud popping sounds coming from inside and a look through the window revealed the Christmas tree to be burning. The man further stated he had purchased a pre-lit tree and believed it to be the source of ignition. The case has been turned over to the Fire Marshal.

Deputy Tucker George was dispatched to the Holly Lake Ranch Lodge in reference to criminal mischief. George spoke with a security officer who advised the front door to the lodge had been found ajar and a window had been broken out – apparently by a fire extinguisher which appeared to have been thrown through the window and discharged inside the building. Several food items were found in miscellaneous locations throughout the building. George also noted several vulgar remarks had been written with what appeared to be whipped cream, and a man’s genitals had been drawn with whipped cream on the carpet. The total amount of damages, including replacement of the fire extinguisher and broken window, is $250. This case has been forwarded to CID and investigators are pursuing leads to the identity of suspect(s).

December 23

Deputies Donivan South and Justin Bowring were dispatched to a residence on FM 1801 regarding a theft. The complainant stated he had a local carpet cleaning service out to his house and after the company representatives left, items were found to be missing from the home including a $25 gift card in a metal container and a Kindle Fire valued at $400. The man also stated he wished to speak to the owner of the carpet cleaning business before he determined whether or not he wished to pursue criminal charges. This case is awaiting the complainant’s decision.

December 24

Deputy Terri Altman and Sgt. Chris Turner were dispatched to a residence on PR 5860 in reference to a family disturbance. The reporting party stated she was assault by her adult daughter, who also lives at the residence, and a male family friend who had been called to the residence to help was assaulted by the daughter as well. According to the woman, the suspect had since left the residence. Sgt. Turner left the residence in a successful attempt to locate the young woman and return her to the residence. Both victims bore signs of the assault despite the suspect’s claims that she did not assault them. The suspect has a history of similar assaults. Laycee Diana Meader Potts, 18, of Yantis, was arrested for the offense of assault causing bodily injury to a family or household member two or more times within a 12 month period. She was transported to jail without incident.

December 25

Just after 4:00 am Deputy Steven Fields and Sgt. Brad Cates were dispatched to a residence on Winding Trail at Holly Lake Ranch in response to a report that a woman had called to say a man, whom she did not know, was inside her residence. She further advised that a Holly Lake Ranch security officer was inside her residence and had the unknown man, on his knees, detained in the hallway. When the deputies arrived and spoke with the man he seemed confused that he had done anything wrong and stated he was at his mother’s house. It was learned the man’s mother lives on another street and when Deputy Fields spoke with the woman she stated that her son did suffer from schizophrenia but had been taking his medication. The complainant stated she did wish to pursue charges in the matter. Kevin M. Rainford, 50, of Dallas was arrested for the offense of criminal trespass and was transported to jail without incident.

December 26

Just before 1:00 am Deputy Steven Fields was dispatched to an apartment on CR 2263 in response to a 911 call from a woman who stated she had been assaulted by her boyfriend. According to the woman, she had returned home shortly before midnight and her boyfriend was upset and did not believe she had been visiting her mother on Christmas night. An argument ensued and escalated to physical violence which resulted in the woman sustaining a busted lip and swollen face. The woman also stated her boyfriend fled the residence when she called 911. The woman’s injuries were photographed and the case was forwarded to CID for action.

December 27

Deputies Donivan South and Justin Bowring were dispatched to a residence on Main Street in Yantis in response to a report of criminal mischief. The reporting party stated that sometime after 12:30 am, an unknown person in an unknown vehicle had backed up to the front of the residence and spun out slinging mud all over the front of the house and causing damage to the yard. The estimated damage cost is $500. Photographs were taken of the damages and the case has been forwarded for additional investigation.

Deputy Jeremy Ragsdale was dispatched to a residence on CR 2117 for a burglary report. The complainant stated he was in the process of moving out of the residence and had arrived to find the front door window busted out and items missing from inside the residence including two dog cages, a silver chandelier, tool box, and a small black 50cc motorcycle. The total value of the missing property is listed as $465. Photographs were taken at the scene and will be forwarded to CID and the investigation will continue.

December 28

Deputies Donivan South and Justin Bowring were dispatched to a residence on CR 2560 in response to a reported burglary of a habitation. The complainant stated he believes his brother and three other individuals were responsible for multiple items missing from his home and several sheds on the property. He further stated four 12” speakers, valued at $400, were missing from inside the residence. Deputy South located damage to the door frame consistent with forced entry. At the time of the report, a complete list of missing items had not been provided by the complainant. Information was passed to investigators regarding the identity of the four suspects. The investigation is ongoing.

December 29

Deputy Terri Altman took a report of credit/debit card abuse from a woman who resides on Oak Street in Yantis. The woman stated that in checking her bank account found it to be $1,000 overdrawn. She then contacted her bank directly by phone and was told by a bank representative that her account had ten charges based out of Chicago, including charges at American Eagle, Toys R Us and two parking meters. The woman further stated she had not been to Chicago nor has she given anyone permission to use her bank card. All information on this case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputy Terri Altman took a report of theft from a man who stated his work cell phone was stolen while he was at a residence on FM 2966 installing satellite equipment. According to the man he sat the phone down on a bench while he worked and did not have eyes on it for approximately 30 minutes. The phone is described as a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 valued at $800. Several people, some of which were minors, were on the property at the time the theft occurred. Leads are being followed in this case.

December 30

Deputy Aaron Warren took a report of theft from a woman who resides on CR 1600. The woman stated she believes someone siphoned gas from her vehicle during the night and possibly took gasoline from her daughter’s vehicle as well. The woman further stated she did not observe any unusual activity but that her dog had come into the house “acting weird” in a way he only acts around men, leading to her believe that the suspect is a male. Warren recorded information about a possible suspect and the case was forwarded for investigation.

December 31

Deputy Jeremy Ragsdale was dispatched to CR 2650 in reference to a burglary of a building. The complainant advised multiple items were missing from his barn including seasonal decorations, John Deere collectibles, two large clear totes of Legos, and a 25” Mitsubishi TV. Security cameras and receivers were missing from the property as well. The complainant further advised he believes the items were taken between September 1st and September 24th when a work crew was on the property harvesting watermelons. The value of the missing property is listed as $10,100.  This case remains under active investigation.

Deputies were called to a residence on FM 1799 after a woman reported her adult son trespassing on her property. Deputies were able to verify that a criminal trespass warning was in effect preventing the son from being on his mother’s property. Upon arrival, the deputies were informed the man had just run out the back door of the residence. Deputy Donivan South gave chase and was later able to apprehend the offender on CR 2298. Deputy Aaron Warren and Sgt. William Burge assisted South in transporting the man back to his mother’s residence from where he had fled. Christopher Curtis Freeman, 34, of Mineola, was arrested for the offense of criminal trespass and was transported to jail without incident.

 

Current Jail Population        113                                                                                         

Males              91

Females           22

Book-Ins      49

Releases       50

 

Arrests

Dylan Michael Himes, 17, Hawkins, criminal trespass-habitation; failure to identify-false name; criminal trespass-habitation.

Dakota Killingsworth, 22, Winnsboro, driving while intoxicated; resisting arrest; motion to revoke probation; motion to revoke probation; assault of family/household member, impede breathe.

David Eric Pruitt, 35, Hawkins, deadly conduct; prohibited weapon.

Amanda Rene Allen, 32, Hawkins, motion to adjudicate guilt, unauthorized use of motor vehicle.

Matthew Colby Johnson, 21, Gladewater, driving while intoxicated with open container.

Belinda Dianna Crowell, 33, Mineola, out of county warrant, theft by check, more than $20 less than $500.

Pamala Jean Walker, 42, Denton, motion to revoke, bail jumping and failure to appear.

Jose Isabel Cortez, 28, Quitman, possession of a controlled substance, penalty group1, less than one gram; bail jumping and failure to appear; bail jumping and failure to appear.

Diego Rodriguez Ordonez, 19, Mineola, motion to revoke, driving while intoxicated.

Rachel Kirkwood, 27, Chandler, driving while intoxicated, with child passenger under 15 years of age.

Brandon Wayde Morrison, 25, Ben Wheeler, resist arrest, search or transport.

Edwin Laforrest Henry, 52, Mineola, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, family violence.

Bobby Don Stout, Jr., 56, Winnsboro, possession of marijuana, two ounces or less.

Steven Wayne Goodwin, 33, Winona, possession of controlled substance, penalty group 1, less than one gram.

Crystal Lynn Huff, 38, Tyler, possession of controlled substance, penalty group 1, less than one gram.

Amber Danielle Ross, 29, Tyler, motion to revoke, possession of dangerous drug; motion to revoke, theft of property more than $50 less than $500.

Joseph David Simonek, 38, Mineola, burglary of a habitation.

Lorenzo Thompson, 38, Mineola, assault causes bodily injury, family/household member, with previous conviction.

Alan Brant Hanson, 30, Winnsboro, assault causes bodily injury, family violence.

Brandon Paul Holland, 43, Mineola, possession of marijuana, two ounces or less.

Rhonda Renae Houston, 49, Quitman, driving while intoxicated, third or more.

Shara Edith Reed, 29, Mineola, theft of property, $20 or more but less than $500, by check.

Steven Joe Garrett, Jr., 24, Alvarado, expired inspection.

Robert Humphreys, 38, Hawkins, burglary of a building.

Byron Kenneth Evans, 51, Mineola, theft of property less than $1500 with two or more previous convictions.

David Wayne Taylor, 28, Lindale, burglary of a building; possession of stolen property.

Edwin Laforrest Henry, 52, Mineola, harassment.

Billy Ray Fritz, 52, Sulphur Springs, tamper/fabricate physical evidence with intent to impair; bond forfeiture, failure to appear, indecency with a child, sexual contact; bond forfeiture, failure to appear, indecency with a child, sexual contact.

Laycee Diana Meader Potts, 18, Yantis, assault causes bodily injury, family/household member 2+ within 12 months; assault causes bodily injury, family violence.

Bobby Louis Overstreet, Sr., 49, Winnsboro, assault causes bodily injury, family violence.

Dale Farmer, 57, Quitman, assault causes bodily injury, family violence.

Kevin M. Rainford, 50, Dallas, criminal trespass of a habitation.

Huey Barton, Jr., 35, Winnsboro, expired registration; driving while license invalid; expired registration.

Sandra Gail Billhymer, 52, Haltom City, out of county warrant, theft by check, more than $20 less than $500.

Terry Dale Morgan, 44, Winnsboro, theft by check, more than $500 less than $1,500.

John Fletcher Tucker, 59, Quitman, manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, penalty group 1, more than four grams, less than 200 grams.

Franklin Scott Arledge, 44, Alba, theft by check.

Christopher Evin Pyron, 25, Winnsboro, motion to revoke, possession of a controlled substance, penalty group 1, less than one gram.

Cota Allen Marks, 24, Winnsboro, no liability insurance; driving while license invalid, class C.

Joel Michael Cameron, 20, Quitman, sexual assault of a child.

Jason Edward Hawkins, 33, Hawkins, theft of property more than $1500 less than $20,000, enhanced; out of county warrant, release of surety, burglary of a building.

Jessica Nichole Hays, 25, Longview, bond forfeiture x 4.

Kevin Daniel Woods, 32, Scroggins, criminal mischief, more than $500 less than $1500.

Martha Charlene Graham, 44, Mineola, driving while license invalid, with prior conviction.

Armando Jose Rodriguez, 20, Mineola, release of surety, attempt to commit sexual assault.

Christopher Eugene Tuck, 26, Mesquite, motion to adjudicate guilt, manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance penalty group 1, more than four grams, less than 200 grams.

Courtney Lynn Jones, 25, Paris, driving while intoxicated.

Kasey Lane Simmons, 30, Garland, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

Mark Allen Johnson, 46, Mineola, possession of a controlled substance, penalty group 1, less than one gram.

Marcus Dewayne Farmer, 29, Winnsboro, no liability insurance.

Christopher Curtis Freeman, 34, Mineola, criminal trespass.

Gerald Scott Gidney, 49, Alba, public intoxication.