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Wood County Sheriff’s Report

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Wood County Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information that leads to the arrest of a fugitive wanted in a case. When you call 903-763-CASH, your information to Crime Stoppers is confidential and you can remain anonymous.
When you give your information, you will be assigned a special reference number for your call. You can use this number at a later date to claim a reward if your information leads to an arrest. You do NOT need to give your name.
Crime Stoppers may pay a reward up to $1,000 for information on any warrant that leads to an arrest and indictment.
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October 1st: Deputy Guy Powell was dispatched to CR 2675 in the Mineola area to an oil storage field (Energy Production) where unknown suspect(s) have stolen 100 feet of copper wire. The victim advised that it will cost approximately $10,500 to replace the copper wire. The case is under investigation.
Sept. 29th: Deputy Rusty Owens was dispatched to the 200 block of PR5172 in the Quitman area with regard to a burglary. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had pried open the door of his locked storage building. The suspects took a Poulan pole saw, a trolling motor, a Lowrance depth finder, a boat motor stabilizer, an angle nail gun, framing nail gun, two brad guns, a Ryobi weed eater and a black max power washer. These items are valued at over $1,300. The case is under investigation.
Sept. 28th: Deputy David Hill was dispatched to the 500 block of CR 3227 in the Quitman area with regard to a theft. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had stolen his Craftsman riding lawnmower valued at $400. The case is under investigation.
Sept. 27th: Deputy Zachary Soto was dispatched to FM 515 and FM 1643 in the Winnsboro area with regard to a report of a person sitting on the side of the roadway. When the officer made contact with the subject, he noticed a strong odor of alcohol emitting from his person. Charles Anderson was placed under arrest for public intoxication.
On the same date, Deputy Aaron Warren was dispatched to Hwy 80 east to the Hoard Cattle Barn in the Mineola area with regard to a theft. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had stolen a yellow Honda Foreman 500 ATV valued at $2,000. This case is under investigation.
Sept. 26th: Deputy Soto was dispatched to the 5700 block of Hwy 37 north in the Winnsboro area with regard to a disturbance. On arrival, he made contact with a subject who was standing in the parking lot. The subject had an odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from his person. Due to his level of intoxication, Jonathan Travis Martin was placed under arrest for public intoxication.
On the same date, Deputy Soto observed a vehicle with defective rear lights. When he made contact with the driver, the driver advised that he did not have a driver's license. On checking out the passenger, it was found that he had a warrant out of Wood County. Miles Reagan Davis was placed under arrest for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Davis' bond was set at $20,000. The driver, Jesse James Wallace, was placed under arrest for having no driver's license, no insurance and an altered registration.
Also on this date, Deputy Williams was dispatched on a report of a reckless driver in a red sports car on FM 2869 and FM 14 in the Hawkins area. He stopped the vehicle on CR 3450 and noticed the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from the vehicle. The driver's speech was slurred. After checking, it was found the driver was operating the vehicle with a suspended driver's license. The driver refused any standard field sobriety tests. The driver, David Ramirez, was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated (third offense or more) and driving with an invalid license.
Sept. 25th: Deputy Rusty Owens was dispatched to the 1000 block of Hwy 37 north in the Quitman area with regard to a theft. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had stolen a grey breaker box with breakers valued at $800 from a garage sale she was having. The case is under investigation.
On the same date, Deputy Williams was dispatched to the 100 block of CR 2438 in the Mineola area with regard to a criminal mischief report. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had thrown a rock and broken a window at the front of her home. The case is under investigation.
Also on this date, Deputy Owens was advised to contact a subject by public service with regard to the theft of a firearm. The victim advised that she let her son borrow her 30-30 rifle a year ago and have it refinished. The gun has not been returned to her. The case is under investigation.
Sept. 24th: Deputy Jimmie White was dispatched to the 5800 block of FM 779 (Domino Grill) in the Golden area with regard to an incident of criminal mischief. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had damaged the front door and a window, both valued at $900. The case is under investigation.
On the same date, Deputy White was dispatched to the 500 block of CR 2220 (Little Blessing Childcare) in the Mineola area. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had broken the glass in the front door. It was valued at $600. The case is under investigation.
Also on this date, Deputy Nathan Adams was dispatched to the 2000 block of Hwy 80 west in the Mineola area to M&P Auto. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had broken the front window with a brick. The case is under investigation.
Sept. 23rd: Deputy Adams was dispatched to the 1500 block of Hwy 80 east in the Mineola area with regard to a stolenScap 48-inch walk behind lawn mower valued at $6,200. The case is under investigation.
On the same date, Deputy Threadgill met with a victim in the lobby of the sheriff's office with regard to a theft. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had stolen a 3,500-ton oil field boiler valued at $23,000 and a black 16-foot trailer valued at $2,500. There is a suspect and the case is under investigation.
Also on this date, Deputy Hill was dispatched to the 600 block of FM 515 west in the Yantis area with regard to a suspicious in a pasture. After further investigation, a subject exited a van that was parked in the pasture. Two subjects were detained. Debra Simmons was placed under arrest for possession of drug paraphernalia and the driver was issued a criminal trespass warning.
Summary of call this period: Agency assist, 5; alarms, 7; animal calls, 4; assaults, 5; burglary (residence), 4; child custody, 1; civil disputes, 5; cows out, 12; criminal mischief, 5; criminal trespass, 3; disturbances, 6; disputes, 2; dog problems, 5; harassment, 5; horses out, 2; suspicious vehicle, 2; suspicious person, 2; threats, 3; welfare checks, 9. Total calls this period - 155.
During the period there were 79 males and 15 females at the Wood County Jail for a total of 94. There were 41 bookings and 38 releases.
Sept. 22nd: Deputy Sam Threadgill was dispatched to CR 2840, CR 2302 and CR 2260 in the Mineola area where five victims advised that the windows on their vehicles had been broken out. These cases are under investigation.
Sept. 21st: Deputy Samantha Sellers was dispatched to the 4900 block of Hwy 154 east, in the Yantis area with regard to a burglary. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had stolen a 22 caliber Marlin semi-automatic long rifle, a BB gun, a Ryobi leaf blower, a Remington electric chainsaw and a set of binoculars from his unlocked storage building. The case is under investigation.
Sept 20th: Deputy Robbie Ballard was dispatched to CR 2338 in the Mineola area with regard to a copper theft. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had stolen 250 feet of copper from a well site belonging to Blazer Resources. The case is under investigation.
On the same date, Deputy Aaron Warren was dispatched to the 5600 block of FM 49 in the Mineola area with regard to a theft. The victim advised that he noticed that his red Murray cultivator (tiller) had been stolen from under his carport. The machine is valued at $300. The case is under investigation.
Also on this date, Deputy J.W. Williams was at the E-Z Mart in the 100 block of N. Pacific Street in Mineola when he noticed a male walk into the store who seemed to be unsteady on his feet. The odor of an alcoholic beverage was emitting from his person. After making contact with the subject, Daniel Luis Jimenez was placed under arrest for public intoxication.
On this same date, Sgt. Jayson Farmer was informed of subjects that had camped at Lake Hawkins on Wood County property past the seven successive and possibly the 30 day permitted in a year. Deborah Arlene Kuss, Tammy Cheryl Gant and Jason Mathew Kuss were issued criminal trespass warnings.
Finally, on this date Deputy Warren was dispatched to the 200 block of CR 3204 in the Quitman area with regard to a theft. The victim advised that she had several people at her residence and she noticed that her prescription medications were missing. The case is under investigation.
Sept. 19th: Deputy Sellers was dispatched to the 300 block of Holiday Village drive in the Quitman area with regard to a burglary of a vehicle. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had broken into a 2007 Kia work van and stolen 15 MP3's and two GPS systems. The case is under investigation.
On the same date, Deputy Chris Bettis was dispatched to the lobby of the sheriff's department with regard to a report of an assault by threat that took place at the 2500 block of FM 1799 in the Alba area. The victim advised that her boyfriend's ex-wife had threatened to hit her in the mouth. The case is under investigation.
Finally, on this date, Deputy Williams was patrolling on FM 14 south in the Hawkins area when he observed a small passenger car traveling over the posted speed limit. He made contact with the driver, Albertien Jongsma, who was placed under arrest for driving with an invalid license with a previous conviction.
Sept. 18th: Deputy Robbie Ballard was dispatched to the 400 block of CR 2220 in the Mineola area with regard to a theft. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had stolen several rods and reels, buzzbait boxes, spinner bait boxes, Gander Mountain six-foot rods, and Shimano corelock fishing reels. The value of the items taken is over $5,070.
Also on this date, Deputy Williams was traveling east on Hwy 154 when he made a traffic stop on a passenger car. When he made contact with the driver, she advised she had warrants out for her arrest. After checking, Mindy Robinson was placed under arrest for four outstanding warrants from the Quitman Police department. The passenger, Bryce Cain McAllister, was placed under arrest for public intoxication. The 1990 Honda Accord was impounded.
Sept. 17th: Deputy Ballard was dispatched to the 900 block of CR 3430 in the Hawkins area with regard to a burglary. The victim advised that unknown suspects(s) had broken out the window of his 1996 Nissan pickup and had stolen his cell phone charger. The case is under investigation.
On the same date, deputy Sam Threadgill was dispatched to the 3800 block of FM 2869 south in the Hawkins area with regard to a burglary at the Bella Garden Salon. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had removed her window A/C unit from a side window and made entry to the building. The suspect(s) stole a black 32-inch Phillips flatscreen television set valued at $600, several sets of clippers valued at over $200, a 19-inch flatscreen TV valued at $300, a DVD player valued at $150 and a salon-mate professional dryer valued at $350. There is a suspect and the case is under investigation.
Also on this date, Deputy Zachary Soto was on routine patrol when he stopped a vehicle on Hwy 80 at PR 6634 in the Mineola area. On making contact with the driver, he noticed a strong odor of alcohol emitting from the vehicle. The driver speech was slurred and his eyes were bloodshot. When the driver exited the vehicle, he was unsteady and stumbling. Richard Delwin Gregory was placed under arrest fro driving while intoxicated - third offense or more.
Summary of calls this period: Agency assist, 10; alarms, 3; animal calls, 4; assaults, 5; burglary (building), 2; burglary (residence) 4; burglary (vehicle), 2; child custody, 1; civil disputes, 4; cows out, 6; criminal mischief, 14; criminal trespass, 3; disturbances, 7; disputes, 4; dog problems, 7; harassment, 2; horses, out, 2; suspicious persons, 7; suspicious vehicles, 4; threats, 2; welfare checks, 9. Total calls this period: 178.
During the period there were 75 males and 14 females at the Wood County Jail for an overall total of 89. There were 26 bookings and 42 releases.