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Wood County Sheriff’s Report – July 5, 2017 to July 11, 2017 – unedited

July 5th

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2100 near Alba, at approximately 8:05 a.m., in reference to a burglary of a vehicle. Actors, or actors unknown, stole a cooler from the reporting party’s vehicle. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 69 near Mineola, at approximately 8:09 a.m., in reference to an abandoned vehicle. Deputies checked the area and the scene was cleared without incident.

At 8:16 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 4255 near Winnsboro.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 2303 near Mineola; at approximately 8:19 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1941 near Yantis, at approximately 8:54 a.m., in reference to a theft. A known actor stole cash and a driver’s license out of the reporting party’s wallet. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to Jeffrey St. near Hawkins, at approximately 12:10 p.m., in reference to a theft. Actors, or actors unknown, stole a wallet and a rifle from the reporting party’s vehicle. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies responded to a dog bite that took place on CR 2700 near Mineola, at approximately 3:40 p.m.  The owner of the dog was advised of the quarantine protocol.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2952 near Alba, at approximately 5:23 p.m., in reference to a theft. Actors, or actors unknown, stole a boat and trailer from the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to the ER at ETMC, in reference to a dog bite that took place on CR 3148 near Quitman; at approximately 6:08 p.m. Deputies made contact with the owner of the dog and advised him of the quarantine protocol.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3230 near Quitman, at approximately 7:30 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the night.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3955 near Mineola, at approximately 8:16 p.m., in reference to criminal mischief. Actors, or actors unknown, caused damage to several windows at the residence. The reporting party advised he just wanted deputies to be aware of the incident.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 1947 near Yantis; at approximately 9:28 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person at Lake Holbrook, at approximately 10:35 p.m. Several individuals were located and advised they were not allowed on the beach after hours.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 37 near Quitman, at approximately 11:15 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the area and the building was secure.

July 6th

At 6:45 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 4250 near Winnsboro.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 6:47 a.m., in reference to an unauthorized use of a vehicle on FM 1801 near Mineola. Deputies contacted the known actor by phone, and the actor returned the vehicle to the owner.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on FM 852 near Winnsboro, at approximately 8:08 a.m. The individual was found unresponsive and transported to the ER at ETMC by EMS.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 1799 near Mineola, at approximately 10:46 a.m., in reference to an assault. Both parties advised the deputies that an assault did not occur. Benjamin Barrera, 39, of Mineola, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4550 near Winnsboro, at approximately 12:56 p.m., in reference to a suspicious vehicle. While deputies were clearing the inside of the residence, the owner of the vehicle was located. William Jordan, 25, of Longview, was arrested for Burglary of Habitation.

At 8:55 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 2088/CR 3105 near Quitman.

Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Green St. near Hawkins, at approximately 11:34 p.m. Gerri Butler, 42, of Mineola was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

July 7th

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 37 near Quitman, at approximately 12:54 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the area and the building was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to Lake Holbrook, at approximately 2:06 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Individuals were located and advised that they were not allowed on the beach after hours.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 80 near Hawkins, at approximately 3:44 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies located an abandoned bicycle, but were unable to locate any activity in the area.

At 7:19 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 2088 near Quitman.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2869 near Hawkins, at approximately 7:48 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the area and the building was secure.

At 11:08 a.m., cows were reported out on HWY 37 near Winnsboro.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3840 near Hawkins, at approximately 12:31 p.m., in reference to a dog bite. The owner of the dog was advised on the quarantine protocol.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party, at approximately 1:08 p.m., in reference to a theft that occurred on HWY 154 near Yantis. Actors, or actors unknown, stole and forged a check that belonged to the reporting party.

At 1:58 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 4790 near Winnsboro.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 14 near Hawkins, at approximately 6:34 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the area and were advised that the cleaning crew set it off by accident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2359 near Mineola, at approximately 6:47 p.m., in reference to a theft. A known actor stole several large items from the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

At 6:56 p.m., cows were reported out on HWY 154/CR 3230 near Quitman.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3425 near Hawkins, at approximately 9:44 p.m., in reference to an assault that occurred. Brian Roberts, 44, of Hawkins, was arrested for Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Violence.

Deputies were dispatched to Winnsboro St. near Quitman, at approximately 10:26 p.m., in reference to a dog bite. The owner of the dog was advised of the quarantine protocol.

At 10:59 p.m., horses were reported out on FM 515 near Emory.

At 11:02 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 3940 near Hawkins.

Deputies went out on an Arrest/Warrant Service to Walker St. near Quitman, at approximately 11:56 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but the individual was not at the residence at that time.

July 8th

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3104 near Quitman, at approximately 12:00 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the area and the building was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to W Oak St. near Yantis, at approximately 12:59 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the area and the building was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2745 near Mineola, at approximately 2:06 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4249 near Winnsboro, at approximately 2:36 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 4878 near Winnsboro; at approximately 7:28 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and the owner. The owner advised the deputies he ran out of gas and had a relative coming to pick him up. The scene was cleared without incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3540 near Hawkins, at approximately 9:06 a.m., in reference to an unauthorized use of a vehicle. A known actor left in the reporting party’s vehicle without permission. The vehicle was returned the following day.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 778 near Hainesville, at approximately 1:33 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies located the individual and everything was cleared.

Deputies were dispatched to Holiday Village Dr. near Quitman, at approximately 2:33 p.m., in reference to an inquest. A male, 54, was found deceased in his residence. An autopsy was ordered by the Justice of the Peace.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2225 near Quitman, at approximately 7:53 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. The actor was located on the reporting party’s property. Brandon Nichols, 27, of Quitman, was arrested for Criminal Trespassing.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 17 near Alba, at approximately 10:00 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. A Criminal Trespass Warning was issued and parties separated for the night.

July 9th

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1971 near Yantis, at approximately 1:41 a.m., in reference to an assault that occurred. Mathew Calder, 27, of Yantis, was arrested for Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Violence.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1448 near Quitman, at approximately 3:02 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the area and the building was secure.

At 7:33 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 2088 near Quitman.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 37 near Quitman, at approximately 11:58 a.m., in reference to shots fired. The individuals were shooting targets in their backyard and everything was cleared.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 14 near Quitman, at approximately 2:11 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies checked the area and everything was cleared.

Deputies went out on an Arrest/Warrant Service to Emily St. near Mineola; at approximately 5:36 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 4141 near Winnsboro, at approximately 10:27 p.m. The individuals were located outside of the residence, and advised deputies that they were the home owners.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 11 near Winnsboro, at approximately 11:02 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the area and the building was secure.

July 10th

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Quitman, at approximately 12:34 a.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2869 near Hawkins, at approximately 1:16 a.m., in reference to an assault that occurred. Montie Hardin, 69, of Hawkins, was arrested for Assault.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1990 near Yantis, at approximately 9:10 a.m., in reference to a theft. Actors, or actors unknown, stole jewelry from the reporting party’s property. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 852 near Winnsboro, at approximately 10:40 a.m., in reference to criminal mischief. Actors, or actors unknown, caused damage to a door on the building.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2425 near Mineola, at approximately 11:12 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the area and everything was cleared.

Deputies spoke with the victim of a dog bite that occurred on CR 3990 near Winnsboro, at approximately 12:24 p.m. The owner of the dog was advised on the quarantine protocol.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2934 near Alba, at approximately 3:49 p.m., in reference to a burglary of a building. Actors, or actors unknown, stole fishing equipment and tools from the reporting party’s building. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

At 5:24 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 312 near Winnsboro.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2660 near Mineola, at approximately 10:21 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the night.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 49 near Hawkins, at approximately 11:53 p.m., in reference to an abandoned vehicle. Deputies checked the area and everything was cleared.

July 11th

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2351 near Mineola, at approximately 8:52 a.m., in reference to a suspicious person. The individual was located and transported to his residence.

Deputies were dispatched to Cactus Cove near Hawkins, at approximately 9:55 a.m., in reference to a structure fire. Holly Lake Ranch Fire Department extinguished the fire, with assistance from Hainesville Fire Department.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3469 near Hawkins, at approximately 11:15 a.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputes located a box with dog food inside of it, but no animals were in the area. The scene was cleared.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Yantis, at approximately 11:29 a.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the night.

Deputies were dispatched to Little River Bend near Quitman, at approximately 3:31 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the night.

Deputies responded to a motorist assist on Lake Fork Creek bridge, at approximately 4:08 p.m. Deputies helped the citizen push the broke-down vehicle off of the road.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 37 near Quitman, at approximately 11:31 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the area and there were no signs of forced entry. The building was secure.

Between the dates of July 5th and July 11th, Wood County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to multiple agency assists that included the following: Police Departments, Emergency Medical Services, and Tyler Mother Francis in Winnsboro.

Total Jail Count – 152 prisoners – 122 males and 30 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.