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Wood County Sheriff Report

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 November 20th: Sgt. Michael Wood was traveling east on Hwy 80 when he observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. The driver was identified as Arreguin Jose Barranca, 21, of Marietta, Georgia. Barranca did not have a driver's license. While the deputy was on the traffic stop, a family member of Barranca walked to the scene. Jose Luis Jimenez, 25, of Mineola, appeared to be unsteady on his feet and smelled strongly of alcohol. Barranca was charged with having no driver's license and Jimenez was charged with public intoxication. Both were taken to the Wood County Jail. Both subjects were shown to be in the country illegally and an immigration hold was placed.


November 18th: Deputy Christopher Bettis and Sgt. Jimmy Coleman observed a vehicle sitting stationary on PR 8556. A traffic stop was initiated because the road was a dead end. The driver of the vehicle was Joseph Benjamin Walls, 44, of Winnsboro. Deputies noticed a firearm on the floorboard of the vehicle. Walls was found to be a convicted felon. Walls was arrested for possession of a firearm by a felon and taken to the Wood County Jail.


November 17th: Cpl. David Barkley observed a vehicle traveling over the speed limit in Hawkins on Hwy 14. The driver was identified as Keith Saduris Walker, 20, of Irving. As Walker stepped out of the vehicle, it was observed that there was marijuana in the vehicle. Walker was arrested for possession of marijuana under two ounces. He was taken to the Wood County Jail.

On the same date, Deputy Jayson Farmer responded to 1505 FM 778 with regard to a burglary. Some unknown person(s) had stolen a TV set, jewelry, a Marlin rifle and a chainsaw. Suspect(s) had forced entry into the residence. The estimated value of the stolen items is $1,000. The investigation is continuing.

November 15th: Cpl. Brad Strawn observed a vehicle heading north on Hwy 154 toward the East Fork Club. The driver crossed the center line several times. The driver was identified as Charles James Perry III, 24, of Yantis. He appeared to be intoxicated. Perry was arrested for driving while intoxicated, first offense. He was taken to the Wood County Jail.

On the same date, Deputy Richard Parrish took a theft report which occurred near FM 288. Some unknown person(s) had stolen a green Hunter Products deer protein feeder. The feeder is worth approximately $300. The investigation is continuing.

Also on this date, Sgt. Mark Miller and Deputy Joel Vaughn were on routine patrol on CR 2269 when they observed a vehicle drive left of center. The driver was identified as Melissa Ann Taylor, 42, of Alba. Taylor did not have a driver's license. Taylor was arrested for driving while license invalid and taken to the Wood County Sheriff's Department.

November 14th: Cpl. David Barkley, while on patrol in the area of Hwy 69 near FM 779, observed a vehicle with two white lights on the rear of the vehicle. The driver was identified as Francisco Roman Delgadillo, 29, of Alba. Delgadillo did not possess a valid driver's license. He was arrested for having no driver's license and taken to the Wood County Sheriff's office.

Summary of calls this period: Agency assists, 4; animal calls, 10; burglary/theft, 10; alarms, 13; suspicious person/vehicle, 3; welfare checks, 4; traffic stops, 5.

Total calls this period - 128.

During the period, there were 99 males and 11 females at the Wood County Jail. Bookings numbered 39 and there were 30 releases.

Radio primary calls numbered 2,273. The 911 calls totaled 404. Phone calls in and out numbered 2,134 for an overall total of 4,811 calls.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 April 2009 18:47  

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