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July 17th

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2360 near Mineola, at approximately 12:12 a.m., in reference to an assault that occurred. Deputies made contact with the individuals and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 312 near Winnsboro, at approximately 4:17 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4990 near Winnsboro, at approximately 10:42 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4990 near Quitman, at approximately 11:24 a.m., in reference to theft. Actors, or actors unknown, stole several items from the reporting party’s property.

Deputies were dispatched to PR 7923 near Hawkins, at approximately 11:27 a.m., in reference to an inquest. A male, 84, was found deceased in his residence. The Justice of the Peace arrived and no autopsy was ordered.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Quitman, at approximately 12:15 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3990 near Winnsboro, at approximately 12:22 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

At 12:27 p.m., horses were reported out on FM 779 near Alba.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 2:52 p.m., in reference to illegal dumping on CR 3266 near Quitman. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3870 near Mineola, at approximately 3:00 p.m., in reference to possible criminal mischief. Deputies made contact with the reporting party and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to Grand Saline St. in Alba, at approximately 6:47 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 779 near Alba, at approximately 7:30 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

 July 18th

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3470 near Hawkins, at approximately 5:58 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 852 near Winnsboro, at approximately 6:55 a.m., in reference to criminal mischief. Actors, or actors unknown, damaged the reporting party’s mailbox.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 1804 near Mineola, at approximately 8:23 a.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the actor.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 8:45 a.m., in reference to an abandoned vehicle on FM 2869 near Hawkins. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to Loop 564 near Mineola, at approximately 9:32 a.m., in reference to theft. Actors, or actors unknown, stole copper wire from the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 10:24 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances on CR 4847 near Winnsboro. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1807 near Yantis, at approximately 10:48 a.m., in reference to illegal dumping. A known actor dumped trash on the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 1:10 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass on CR 2935 near Alba. Deputies determined this was a civil matter and cleared the incident.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 2332 near Mineola; at approximately 2:25 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and it was towed by Joes Wrecker.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2360 near Mineola, at approximately 4:32 p.m., in reference to a fire. Mineola Fire Department extinguished the fire and the scene was cleared.

Deputies were dispatched to Valley Wood Trail near Hawkins, at approximately 8:30 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 1799 near Mineola; at approximately 8:37 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

At 8:48 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 312 near Winnsboro.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 2869 near Winnsboro; at approximately 11:58 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and everything was OK.

July 19th

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on FM 515 near Yantis; at approximately 1:10 a.m. Deputies located the individual and cleared the incident.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on HWY 69 near Alba; at approximately 3:07 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and everything was OK.

At 8:13 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 312 near Winnsboro.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3234 near Quitman, at approximately 8:54 a.m., in reference to theft. Actors, or actors unknown, stole the reporting party’s mailbox. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3230 near Quitman, at approximately 11:15 a.m., in reference to theft. Actors, or actors unknown, stole the reporting party’s mailbox. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to Bermuda St. in Quitman; at approximately 11:35 a.m. Stuart Bruce, 40, of Winnsboro, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 3:31 p.m., in reference to a scam on Waterfront Row near Quitman. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

July 20th

Deputies were dispatched to Lake Holbrook, at approximately 12:20 a.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

 Deputies were dispatched to CR 4631 near Winnsboro, at approximately 8:03 a.m., in reference to a dispute. Prior to the deputies’ arrival, the actor left the scene.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on FM 312 near Winnsboro; at approximately 9:57 a.m. Deputies located the individual and provided a courtesy transport.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 37 near Mineola, at approximately 12:51 p.m., in reference to a burglary. Actors, or actors unknown, stole the reporting party’s saddle. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1686 near Alba, at approximately 2:40 p.m., in reference to an animal complaint. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the dogs.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3940 near Winnsboro, at approximately 6:31 p.m., in reference to criminal trespass. Deputies determined it was a civil matter and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4400 near Winnsboro, at approximately 8:00 p.m., in reference to a dispute. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4847 near Winnsboro, at approximately 8:01 p.m., in reference to an assault that occurred. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2263 near Mineola, at approximately 8:40 p.m., in reference to a noise complaint. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3440 near Hawkins, at approximately 8:53 p.m., in reference to a reckless driver. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

July 21st

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4847 near Winnsboro, at approximately 6:34 a.m., in reference to a dispute. Jonathan James, 27, of Leicester, North Carolina, was arrested for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3859 near Hawkins, at approximately 12:29 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3163 near Quitman, at approximately 3:01 p.m., in reference to criminal mischief. Actors, or actors unknown, damaged the reporting party’s mailbox.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3440 near Hawkins, at approximately 3:13 p.m., in reference to an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. A known actor had the reporting party’s vehicle and refused to return it. This case is forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3114 near Quitman, at approximately 6:29 p.m., in reference to a dog bite. Deputies located the owner of the dog and advised them of the quarantine process.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on Lake Hawkins point; at approximately 7:45 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 9:46 p.m., in reference to an abandoned vehicle on Greenville St. in Alba. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to Apache near Quitman, at approximately 10:39 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

July 22nd

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1885 near Yantis, at approximately 6:18 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. The individual was located and everything was OK.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 515 near Alba, at approximately 3:18 p.m., in reference to an assault that occurred. John Franken, Jr., 60, of Alba, was arrested for Assault.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 37 near Quitman, at approximately 4:59 p.m., in reference to theft. A known actor stole money from the reporting party. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on HWY 154 near Quitman; at approximately 5:53 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on HWY 69 near Mineola; at approximately 6:47 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on FM 17 near Alba; at approximately 8:48 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle and everything was OK.

Deputies went out on an arrest/warrant service to Bonita Dr. in Quitman; at approximately 10:42 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

July 23rd

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 4660 near Winnsboro; at approximately 8:02 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies spoke to the reporting party, at approximately 9:33 a.m., in reference to an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle on CR 1792 near Yantis. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Deputies spoke to the reporting party, at approximately 10:29 a.m., in reference to terroristic threat on PR 8692 near Winnsboro. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Yantis, at approximately 10:53 a.m., in reference to criminal mischief. Actors, or actors unknown, stole money and damaged the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2270 near Mineola, at approximately 12:42 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the building and it was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1912 near Yantis, at approximately 2:19 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any suspicious activity.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3940 near Hawkins, at approximately 2:45 p.m., in reference to theft. A known actor cut down several of the reporting party’s trees and sold them as firewood without authorization. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to Choctaw near Quitman, at approximately 3:36 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 1973 near Yantis, at approximately 4:25 p.m., in reference to theft of service. A known actor sent the reporting party hot checks. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 312 near Winnsboro, at approximately 5:30 p.m., in reference to shots fired. Actors, or actors unknown, shot the reporting party’s house. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 8:03 p.m., in reference to damage to property on CR 4870 near Winnsboro. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to Lipscomb St. in Quitman, at approximately 8;11 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies located the suspicious activity and everything was OK.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 8:25 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances on CR 3245 near Quitman. Deputies gave the reporting party advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to Willow Branch near Hawkins, at approximately 9:57 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the night.

Between the dates of July 17 and July 23, Wood County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to multiple agency assists that included the following: Emergency Medical Services, Winnsboro Police Department and Mineola Police Department.

Between the dates of July 17 and July 23, Wood County Sheriff’s Investigators obtained 1 arrest warrant and arrested the individual, filed 3 cases with the District Attorney and recovered $3,500 worth of stolen property.

Total Jail Count – 120 inmates – 97 males and 23 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.