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Wood County Sheriff’s Report – Unedited

July 11, 2018 to July 17, 2018 

Disturbance: 8

Thefts: 5

Burglaries: 1

Terroristic Threats: 2

Criminal Mischiefs: 0

Inquests: 2

Suspicious Circumstances: 2

Suspicious Vehicles: 7

Suspicious Persons: 2

Alarms: 8

Harassments: 7

Criminal Trespasses: 3

Scams: 1

Frauds: 1

Abandoned Vehicles: 0

Cows Out: 12

Horses Out: 5

Welfare Checks: 4

Assaults: 5

Dog Bites: 0

Fires: 1

Noise Complaints: 1

Disputes: 2

Arrest/Warrant Services: 10

Reckless Drivers: 2

Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle: 1

Shots Fired: 1

Other: Traffic Stop (1)
Identity Theft: (1)

July 11th

At 1:28 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 4250 near Winnsboro.

Deputies responded to an arrest/warrant service at the Wood County Sheriff’s Office; at approximately 3:54 a.m. James McDonald, 35, of Quitman, was arrested for an outstanding warrant. Cason Cordova, 31, of Quitman, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4925 near Quitman, at approximately 4:35 a.m., in reference to an assault. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

At 6:20 a.m., horses were reported out on FM 2966 near Quitman.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2944 near Mineola, at approximately 6:27 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2275 near Mineola, at approximately 7:45 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to CR 2275 near Mineola; at approximately 8:05 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

At 8:07 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 2336 near Mineola.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to FM 2225 near Quitman; at approximately 8:20 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 37 near Mineola, at approximately 8:50 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

At 9:37 a.m., horses were reported out on FM 2966 near Yantis.

At 11:30 a.m., horses were reported out on FM 2966 near Yantis.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to CR 2336 near Mineola; at approximately 12:37 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2869 near Hawkins, at approximately 1:15 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1590 near Alba, at approximately 2:32 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any individuals.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 4:09 p.m., in reference to identity theft. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2426 near Mineola, at approximately 4:11 p.m., in reference to an assault. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 5:07 p.m., in reference to harassment that occurred on White Foot near Quitman. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 5:18 p.m., in reference to fraud that occurred on CR 2745 near Mineola. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3812 near Hawkins, at approximately 7:20 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies spoke with all parties and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1540 near Alba, at approximately 8:46 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 10:21 p.m., in reference to an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle on CR 3802 near Hawkins. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 49 near Hawkins; at approximately 11:33 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and everything was OK.

July 12th

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2426 near Mineola, at approximately 12:31 a.m., in reference to a disturbance. Cheryl Pipkin, 57, of Mineola, was arrested for Assault.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to CR 3160 near Quitman; at approximately 2:41 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

At 10:49 a.m., horses were reported out on FM 515 near Alba.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 11:39 a.m., in reference to terroristic threat that occurred on HWY 154 near Quitman. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 515 near Winnsboro, at approximately 12:30 p.m., in reference to an inquest. A male, 53, was found deceased in his residence. The Justice of the Peace arrived and ordered an autopsy. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1487 near Quitman, at approximately 5:23 p.m., in reference to a burglary. Actors, or actors unknown, rummaged through the reporting party’s property without consent. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 515 near Yantis, at approximately 6:45 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 80 near Mineola, at approximately 7:06 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on Fm 779 near Alba; at approximately 9:46 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and everything was OK.

July 13th

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4420 near Winnsboro, at approximately 12:48 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.

At 1:39 a.m., cows were reported out on Loop 564 near Mineola.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle at Lake Holbrook point; at approximately 3:05 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and everything was OK.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 8:38 a.m., in reference to a terroristic threat that occurred on HWY 11 near Winnsboro. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4200 near Winnsboro, at approximately 10:02 a.m., in reference to harassment. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 12:08 p.m., in reference to harassment that occurred on CR 1900 near Yantis. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 11 near Winnsboro, at approximately 2:11 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2375 near Alba, at approximately 5:18 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1900 near Yantis, at approximately 5:32 p.m., in reference to theft. Actors, or actors unknown, stole hay bales from the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to Firelight Lane near Hawkins, at approximately 7:31 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

At 8:03 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 778 near Quitman.

July 14th

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 14 near Hawkins; at approximately 12:11 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and everything was OK.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on FM 779 near Mineola, at approximately 5:04 a.m. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1226 near Quitman, at approximately 9:18 a.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Deputies advised the reporting party that extra patrol would be provided.

At 9:37 a.m., cows were reported out on HWY 37 near Winnsboro.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 9:38 a.m., in reference to harassment that occurred on CR 1895 near Yantis. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

At 10:41 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 4255 near Winnsboro.

At 11:26 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 4390 near Winnsboro.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 312 near Winnsboro, at approximately 1:45 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2377 near Alba, at approximately 2:21 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 2:25 p.m., in reference to harassment that occurred on FM 288 near Quitman. Deputies made contact with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2132 near Quitman, at approximately 8:19 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. The individual was transported to the hospital by EMS.

Deputies were dispatched to PR 8563 near Winnsboro, at approximately 8:47 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

At 9:15 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 4255 near Winnsboro.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Quitman, at approximately 11:34 p.m., in reference to an assault that occurred. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

July 15th

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2436 near Mineola, at approximately 12:05 a.m., in reference to a noise complaint. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2165 near Quitman, at approximately 12:32 a.m., in reference to a theft. A known actor stole several items from the reporting party’s residence. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 17 near Alba; at approximately 1:24 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and everything was OK.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3909 near Hawkins, at approximately 2:05 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Lee Loughmiller, 58, of Hawkins, was arrested for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 778 near Quitman, at approximately 5:43 p.m., in reference to a fire. Quitman Fire Department extinguished the fire. This case is active.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 17 near Alba, at approximately 6:47 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual and issue the Criminal Trespass Warning.

At 7:18 p.m., horses were reported out on CR 3920 near Hawkins.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 8:03 p.m., in reference to harassment that occurred on FM 2088 near Quitman. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 1799 near Mineola; at approximately 8:37 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and everything was OK.

July 16th

At 9:38 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 4660 near Winnsboro.

At 11:10 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 852 near Winnsboro.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 17 near Alba, at approximately 12:09 p.m., in reference to theft. Deputies spoke with the reporting party and determined it was a civil matter.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1423 near Quitman, at approximately 1:12 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. The individual was located and everything was OK.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 1799 near Mineola, at approximately 4:02 p.m., in reference to an assault that occurred. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

At 6:28 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 182 near Quitman.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to CR 3540 near Hawkins; at approximately 6:47 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2869 near Winnsboro, at approximately 6:48 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 CR 3540 near Hawkins; at approximately 7:21 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

At 9:49 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 4255 near Winnsboro.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3875 near Mineola, at approximately 10:09 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on Oak St. in Yantis; at approximately 10:30 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies were dispatched PR 8699 near Winnsboro, at approximately 11:05 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the night.

July 17th

Deputies conducted a traffic stop on CR 1902 near Yantis; at approximately 2:18 a.m. David Slavens, 38, of Mineola, was arrested for Tamper/Fabricate Physical Evidence.

Deputies were dispatched to Alba High School, at approximately 8:10 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the area and determined it was the construction crew that accidentally set the alarm off.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 312 near Winnsboro, at approximately 12:32 p.m., in reference to an inquest. A female, 93, was found deceased in her residence. The Justice of the Peace was notified and no autopsy was ordered.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 12:45 p.m., in reference to a scam that occurred on CR 2279 near Mineola. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 1:06 p.m., in reference to phone harassment that occurred on CR 2267 near Mineola. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 1:25 p.m., in reference to theft that occurred on FM 2869 near Hawkins. Actors, or actors unknown, used the reporting party’s credit card without authorization. This case is active.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 1801 near Mineola, at approximately 2:01 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the day.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3600 near Hawkins, at approximately 2:27 p.m., in reference to theft. Actors, or actors unknown, stole two 12-volt batteries from the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to Holly Trail East near Hawkins, at approximately 3:16 p.m., in reference to an assault that occurred. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2375 near Mineola, at approximately 4:35 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Deputies issued a Criminal Trespass Warning and cleared the incident.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to FM 37 near Quitman; at approximately 7:08 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 3540 near Hawkins; at approximately 7:44 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 1610 near Alba; at approximately 7:50 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1960 near Yantis, at approximately 8:35 p.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2310 near Mineola, at approximately 9:35 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to FM 37 near Mineola; at approximately 9:59 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

Between the dates of July 11 and July 17, Wood County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to multiple agency assists that included the following: Police Departments, Child Protective Services and Department of Public Safety.

Between the dates of July 11 and July 17, Wood County Sheriff’s Investigators filed 1 case with the District Attorney, obtained 1 arrest warrant and arrested the individual, and recovered $15,700 worth of stolen property.

Total Jail Count – 126 inmates – 101 males and 25 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.