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Wood County Sheriff Report

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 The Wood County Sheriff's Office reminds residents that information can be given to CRIME STOPPERS at 903-763-CASH or, in Mineola, at 903-569-2118. Callers may remain anonymous.


Sept. 17th: Deputy Clint Norman was dispatched to 479 CR 2774 with regard to a theft. Some unknown person(s) had stolen a gas can full of fuel from a truck, along with a Pioneer speaker. The investigation is continuing.

Sept. 14th: Deputy Greg Couch was patrolling in the area of Hwy 80 when he observed a vehicle fail to maintain a single lane. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Steve Trujillo, 54, of Longview. Trujillo did not have a driver's license. Trujillo was arrested and taken to the Wood County Jail.

Sept. 13th: Sgt. Jimmy Coleman was dispatched to 9456 FM 515 with regard to an assault. Kristopher Nash, 30, of Sasche, was identified as the one that assaulted a family member. Nash appeared to be intoxicated. Nash was arrested for assault with injury/family violence and taken to the Wood County Jail.

Sept. 12th: Deputy Aaron Warren and Deputy Joel Vaughn were traveling on CR 2231 toward CR 2260 when they observed a vehicle run a stop sign then run into a ditch. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Glenn Quinn, 39, of Emory. Quinn appeared to be intoxicated. Several field sobriety tests were conducted. Quinn was found to be intoxicated. Quinn was arrested for driving while intoxicated and taken to the Wood County Jail.

Summary of calls this period: Agency assist, 7; animal calls, 18; alarms, 19; burglary/theft, 8; disturbances, 4; suspicious person/vehicles, 7; welfare checks, 11; traffic stops, 12.

Total calls this period: 158.

During the period, there were 72 males and 13 females at the Wood County Jail.

Bookings numbered 31 and there were 29 releases.

Radio primary calls in and out numbered 2,209. The 911 calls totaled 401. The phone calls in and out numbered 2,152 for an overall total of 4,762 calls.

Sept. 10th: Deputy Aaron Warren and Deputy Clint Norman responded to an assault that occurred at 121 Lloyd Street in Yantis. A juvenile had been assaulted by his father, Johnny Maples, 44, of Yantis. Maples had been to a club and had been drinking. He appeared to be intoxicated. Maples had caused scratches and a bloody nose to his son. He was arrested for assault/family violence. Child Protective Services was also contacted. Maples was taken to the Wood County Jail.


On the same date, Deputy Mark Smith took a report of a copper theft from Tony Brown of Wood County Electric. The copper wire was stolen in the area of CR 4294. Some unknown person(s) stole approximately 900 feet of copper wire. The total replacement cost is $4,500. There are possible suspect(s) and the investigation is continuing.

Sept. 9th: Deputy Clint Norman was dispatched to a burglary call at 2230 PR 8692. Some unknown person(s) had stolen several items including two firearms. A DVD player and a wallet were taken from the residence. The investigation is ongoing.

On the same date, Sgt. Michael Johnson and Cpl. Tim Baucom responded to a disturbance at 1315 CR 2700 in Mineola. There were several individuals at the residence including Anita Stockstill and Michael Williams. Michael Anthony Williams, 21, of Mineola, was arrested for interference with public duties. Williams failed to comply with orders of cooperation given by the deputies. During the investigation, it was found that there was a strong odor of marijuana coming from a bedroom. The bedroom was occupied by Stockstill and Williams. Stockstill was arrested for possession of marijuana, under two ounces. At the request of the property owner, Constable Hope Gaskill, criminal trespass warnings were issued to Williams, and to Neil Herring, 19, of Mineola along with Tiffani Brice, 18, of Mineola. Williams and Stockstill were taken to the Wood County Jail.

Also on this date, Deputy Greg Couch was dispatched to a disturbance in progress at the Budget Inn on Hwy 80 in Mineola. Tamesha Lagail Tuck, 28, of Mineola, would not leave and tried to get in a room. She assaulted a victim by pushing him. Tuck was arrested for assault/family violence by contact and taken to the Wood County Jail.

Sept 7th: Sgt. Mark Miller was on routine patrol in the area of Lake Holbrook when he observed a male subject urinating on a tree in one of the campsites along the roadway. The subject was identified as Ronnie Dale Whatley, 55, of Van. Whatley denied urinating on the tree. He appeared to be intoxicated and had to sit down to retrieve his identification. Whatley was arrested for public intoxication and taken to the Wood County Jail.

Sept. 5th: Cpl. Brad Strawn stopped a vehicle at CR 1660 and FM 69 for failing to signal a left turn. The driver was identified as Teddy Christopher Graham. 51, of Alba. He had a suspended driver's license. During the field interview, Graham admitted to having syringe with methamphetamine in it. He was arrested for possession of a controlled substance - methamphetamine - under one gram. Graham was taken to the Wood County Jail.

On the same date, Deputy Guy Powell responded to a structure fire at a residence located at 277 CR 4896 in Winnsboro. The residence was unoccupied at the time. Volunteer fire departments from both Quitman and Coke had responded and were already on the scene. The fire had started outside the residence and appears suspicious in nature. A state fire marshal is investigating. The owner was out of town. The investigation is continuing.

Also on this date, Deputy Mike Taylor stopped a vehicle after seeing it ran into at ditch on CR 2261. The driver was identified as Kelly Deane Longoria, 42, of Mineola. Longoria appeared to be extremely nervous. Deputy Taylor then deployed his K-9, Rico. The dog alerted on the vehicle and detected some type of narcotics inside. The vehicle contained a bag of methamphetamine. Longoria was arrested for possession of methamphetamine - under one gram. She was taken to the Wood County Jail.

Finally, on this date, Deputy Mark Smith and Sgt. Mark Miller went to a residence at 296 PR 7957 on a report of possible narcotic activity. Consent to search was obtained from the owner. The search of the residence revealed marijuana and paraphernalia inside the house. Teddy Tedder, 49, of Mineola, was arrested and taken to the Wood County Jail.

Summary of calls this period: Agency assist, 4; alarms, 7; animal calls, 17; disturbances, 9; suspicious person/vehicle, 5; welfare checks, 4; traffic stops, 20.

Total calls this period - 161.

During the period, there were 68 males and 15 females at the Wood County Jail. Bookings numbered 40 and there were 48 releases.

Radio primary calls in and out totaled 2,035. The 911 calls numbered 290. Phone calls in and out totaled 1, 909 for an overall total of 4,234.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 April 2009 14:39  

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