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Wood County Sheriff’s Report (unedited)

June 28, 2017 to July 4, 2017

June 28th

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Quitman, at approximately 8:01 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the area and the building was secure.

At approximately 9:07 a.m., deputies contacted the reporting party in reference to a request to speak to an officer. Deputies gave the reporting party information regarding a civil issue that occurred on HWY 182 near Quitman.

Deputies went out on an Arrest/Warrant Service to CR 4560 near Winnsboro; at approximately 9:48 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2869 near Hawkins, at approximately 10:14 a.m., in reference to criminal mischief. A brick wall was damaged on the building by actors, or actors unknown. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

At 10:40 a.m., cows were reported out on SPUR 514 near Yantis.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1678 near Alba, at approximately 1:19 p.m., in reference to a burglary. The reporting party advised deputies they just wanted them aware of the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 515 near Yantis, at approximately 2:47 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the area and the residence was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1681 near Alba, at approximately 4:33 p.m., in reference to a noise complaint. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2117 near Quitman, at approximately 5:55 p.m., in reference to shots being fired. Upon arrival, the subject advised he was shooting turtles. Deputies were unable to identify any violation of the law.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4390 near Winnsboro, at approximately 9:07 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies checked the scene and everything was cleared.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 1885 near Yantis, at approximately 10:57 p.m. The individual was located and everything was cleared.

June 29th

Deputies responded to a suspicious person at Lake Quitman, at approximately 12:30 a.m. Individuals were located and advised it was not safe to swim at night.

Deputies met with the reporting party, at approximately 12:46 p.m., in regards to harassment that is reoccurring on FM 1448 near Winnsboro. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

At approximately 1:25 p.m., deputies contacted the reporting party in reference to a request to speak to an officer. Extra patrol on FM 14 near Hawkins was requested, due to multiple reckless drivers.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 154 near Quitman, at approximately 6:12 p.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies checked the area and everything was cleared.

Deputies were dispatched to Holiday Village Dr. near Quitman, at approximately 6:30 p.m., in reference to a criminal trespass. Michael Long, 57, of Quitman, was arrested for Criminal Trespassing.

At 7:18 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 2724 near Mineola.

At 8:41 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 2088 near Quitman.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 1660 near Alba; at approximately 10:03 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual. The reporting party requested extra patrol.

Deputies were dispatched to Lake Holbrook, at approximately 10:15 p.m., in reference to criminal mischief. Upon the deputies’ arrival, it appeared there was no criminal activity.

June 30th

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 1280 near Quitman; at approximately 1:38 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2460 near Mineola, at approximately 7:46 a.m., in reference to an unauthorized use of a vehicle. The vehicle was returned to the owner.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 564 near Mineola, at approximately 7:57 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the area and everything was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to Lake Holbrook, at approximately 10:00 a.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the night.

At 10:19 a.m., cows were reported out on FM 69/North of HWY 37 near Quitman.

Deputies were dispatched to 1686 near Alba, at approximately 11:38 a.m., in reference to a welfare check. Deputies checked the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies went out on an Arrest/Warrant Service to FM 2966 near Yantis; at approximately 2:19 p.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the individual.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1895 near Yantis, at approximately 3:07 p.m., in reference to a theft. Actors, or actors unknown, stole farm equipment from the reporting party’s property.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2231 near Mineola, at approximately 7:18 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were advised to separate for the night.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 17 near Alba, at approximately 9:01 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies were advised it was only verbal, and the parties were separated for the night.

July 1st

Deputies were dispatched to PR 6304 near Mineola, at approximately 8:39 a.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies were advised there was no physical contact, and the parties were separated for the night.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 778 near Hainesville, at approximately 1:59 p.m., in reference to a fire. There was an oil tank explosion that was possibly caused by a lightning strike. Hainseville Fire Department responded to the call and extinguished the fire.

Deputies were dispatched to Holly Lake Ranch, at approximately 5:01 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. The parties were separated for the night.

Deputies were dispatched to HWY 37 near Quitman, at approximately 10:16 p.m., in reference to a noise complaint. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1388 near Yantis, at approximately 10:42 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the area and the building was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2155 near Quitman, at approximately 11:59 p.m., in reference to a public assist. Deputies helped the reporting party shut off their water that was flooding their residence.

July 2nd

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2297 near Mineola, at approximately 10:31 a.m., in reference to an alarm. There were no signs of forced entry and the residence was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2100 near Quitman, at approximately 6:34 p.m., in reference to a reckless driving call. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on Beaulah St. near Hawkins, at approximately 6:48 p.m. Deputies located the individuals that stated they were visiting their relative.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2231 near Mineola, at approximately 9:39 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies were advised there was a verbal argument, and the parties were separated for the night.

At 9:47 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 2966 near Yantis.

Deputies were dispatched to Lake Hawkins, at approximately 9:56 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Deputies were advised it was only verbal, and the parties were separated for the night.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2260 near Mineola, at approximately 10:17 p.m., in reference to a disturbance where a threat occurred. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to SPUR 514 near Yantis, at approximately 10:45 p.m., in reference to a noise complaint. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.

June 3rd

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1985 near Yantis, at approximately 4:49 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the area and the building was secure.

Deputies went out on an Arrest/Warrant Service to CR 2470 near Alba; at approximately 7:23 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

Deputies went out on an Arrest/Warrant Service to Emily St. near Mineola; at approximately 7:43 a.m. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to make contact with the individual.

Deputies went out on an Arrest/Warrant Service to Francis St. near Hawkins; at approximately 8:08 a.m. Deputies made contact with a relative of the individual and advised them to make contact with the Justice of the Peace.

At 8:44 a.m., cows were reported out on CR 3234 near Quitman.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on CR 2220 near Mineola, at approximately 8:52 a.m. The vehicle was located and everything was cleared.

Deputies responded to an abandoned vehicle on FM 2869 near Winnsboro, at approximately 10:44 a.m. The vehicle was located with the owner inside of it. The owner stated that he was having car trouble.

Deputies went out on an Arrest/Warrant Service to CR 3287 near Hawkins; at approximately 1:32 p.m. Contact was made with the individual and was advised by deputies to contact the District Attorney’s office.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1998 near Yantis, at approximately 2:59 p.m., in reference to a dispute. The actor left the scene on foot prior to deputies’ arrival. Deputies located a matching description of the actor on CR 1987. Lecinda Calder, 63, of Red Oak, was arrested for Public Intoxication.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4420 near Winnsboro, at approximately 4:06 p.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the area and everything was secure.

Deputies conducted a traffic stop on FM 852 near Winnsboro, due to running the license plate and the driver having an active warrant. The actor fled the scene on foot, and deputies’ were unable to locate him.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 1799 near Mineola, at approximately 6:59 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3550 near Hawkins, at approximately 9:11 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties were separated for the night.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3160 near Quitman, at approximately 10:58 p.m., in regards to an assault that occurred. The actor left the scene, prior to the deputies’ arrival. This case has been forwarded to investigators.

At 11:36 p.m., cows were reported out on FM 2088/CR 3130 near Quitman.

July 4th

Deputies were dispatched to FM 69 near Quitman, at approximately 12:43 a.m., in reference to an alarm. Deputies checked the area and the building was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to Lake Holbrook, at approximately 12:59 a.m., in reference to a disturbance. Bryce Palmer, 21, of Quitman, was arrested for Public Intoxication.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3812 near Hawkins, at approximately 1:00 a.m., in reference to a disturbance. Parties separated before deputies arrived.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2260 near Mineola, at approximately 1:40 a.m., in reference to a reckless driving call. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Deputies were dispatched to West Oak St. near Yantis, at approximately 2:18 a.m., in reference to criminal mischief. A fence and two signs were damaged. Deputies located a vehicle with damage and the actor on Sells St near Yantis. The actor advised the damage would be fixed.

Deputies went out on an Arrest/Warrant Service to CR 3230 near Quitman, at approximately 8:52 a.m. Jonathon Morrow, 70, of Quitman, was arrested for outstanding warrants.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 2088 near Quitman, at approximately 1:46 p.m., in reference to a reckless driving call. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to find the vehicle.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2425 near Mineola, at approximately9:11 p.m., in reference to suspicious circumstances. Fireworks were being thrown out of a moving vehicle. Deputies confiscated the fireworks.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4495 near Winnsboro, at approximately 9:14 p.m., in reference to a firework violation. Upon the deputies’ arrival, there were no firework violations that occurred.

Deputies were dispatched to Lake Holbrook, at approximately 9:56 p.m., in reference to a disturbance. Actors were fighting but separated, prior to the deputies’ arrival.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2140 near Quitman, at approximately 10:04 p.m., in reference to an alarm. There were no signs of forced entry and the building was secure.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 17 near Alba, at approximately 10:26 p.m., in reference to an assault that occurred. James Ryan Davis, 37, of Alba, was arrested for Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Violence.

At 10:29 p.m., cows were reported out on CR 4255 near Winnsboro.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person at Lake Hawkins, at approximately 10:45 p.m. The individual was located and advised the deputies he was waiting for a friend to pick him up.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1558 near Alba, at approximately 11:30 p.m., in reference to a noise complaint. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.

Between the dates of June 28th and July 4th, Wood County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to multiple agency assists that included the following: Police Departments, Child Protective Services, Wood County Electric Cooperative, Department of Public Safety, Emergency Medical Services, and Holly Lake Ranch Security.

Total Jail Count – 154 prisoners – 125 males and 29 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.