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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.
To view the county's eight most wanted fugitives, go to www.co.wood.tx.us and click on Wood County's Most Wanted.
October 26th: Deputy Sam Threadgill was advised that he needed to contact a victim with regard to criminal mischief in the 900 block of CR 3980 in the Winnsboro area. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) broke the rear window out of his 2140 John Deere tractor. The window is valued at $400. The case is under investigation.
October 23rd: Deputy Chris Bettis was dispatched to the 300 block of CR 1287 in the Yantis area with regard to the burglary of a vehicle. The victim advised that he had left his wallet in his vehicle and that unknown suspect(s) had taken the wallet which contained over $400. He advised that the window of the vehicle was rolled halfway down. The case is under investigation.
On the same date, Deputy Nathan Adams met with a victim in the lobby of the sheriff's office with regard to a home burglary. The victim advised that his home was unlocked and unknown suspect(s) had stolen his prescription medication. The case is under investigation.
October 22nd: Deputy Samantha Sellers was dispatched to the 800 block of CR 2110 in the Quitman area with regard to a home burglary. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had entered his unlocked bedroom and had stolen three rings from an unlocked lock box. The victim shares his home with two roommates. The case is under investigation.
Summary of calls this period: Agency assist, 10; alarms, 10; animal calls, 7; assaults, 5; burglary (building), 1; burglary (residence), 3; burglary (vehicle), 1; child custody, 1; civil cases, 8; cows out, 3; criminal mischief, 4; criminal trespass, 5; disturbances, 2; disputes, 2; dog problems, 9; harassment, 4; horses out, 5; suspicious vehicles, 5; suspicious persons, 3; threats, 3; thefts, 3; unauthorized use of a vehicle, 4; welfare checks, 11.
Total calls this period - 175.
During the period there were 64 males and 15 females at the Wood County Jail. There were 32 bookings and 22 releases.
October 20th: Deputy Aaron Warren was dispatched to the 400 block of CR 4449 in the Winnsboro area with regard to a burglary of a building. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had pried open the door to her shop and had stolen a red 2005 300 cc Arctic Cat ATV valued at $2,500. The case is under investigation.
October 19th: Deputy Chris Turner was dispatched to the 100 block of PR8563 in the Winnsboro area with regard to a livestock theft. The victim advised that he noticed he was missing two black Brangus heifers from his pasture. The heifers are valued at $2,000. The case is under investigation.
On the same date, Deputy Threadgill was dispatched to FM1795 in the Hawkins area with regard to a burglary at Hawkins Mini Storage. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had cut the lock off his storage building. The victim advised that the suspect(s) had stolen his Christmas decorations, dishes, silverware and several pictures. The case is under investigation.
On the same date, Deputy Turner was dispatched to the 800 block of Cheyenne in the Quitman area with regard to a theft. The victim advised that suspect(s) had gone onto his property and stolen an electrical pole, an electrical box and 40 feet of electrical wire. The case is under investigation.
Also on this date, Deputy Turner was dispatched to the 3400 block of Hwy 37 in the Mineola area with regard to a theft. The victim advised that someone came onto his property and taken a Cudde back camera, a Smart Scouter, and a Moul tree, all valued at over $1,200. The case is under investigation.
Finally, on this date, Deputy David Hill was dispatched to the 5500 block of FM 1254 in the Mineola area with regard to a disturbance. The victim advised that the suspect had busted up the house the night before and had started to do it again this night. The suspect was very aggressive toward his wife. Robert Lee Keener was placed under arrest for assault by threat.
October 16th: Deputy Robbie Ballard was dispatched to the 100 block of Holiday Village Drive in the Quitman area. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had broken out a window of her travel trailer and had stolen a factory installed stereo, a 19-inch color television, a knife set, an electric blanket, a hand mixer, a coffee pot, a 50-foot extension cord and a lawn chair. The case is under investigation.
On the same date, Deputy Rusty Owens was dispatched to a burglary on CR4460 in the Winnsboro area. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had cut the lock off his gate, went into his barn, and had stolen a green 1996 Honda Foreman four-wheeler, The vehicle is valued at $2,500. The case is under investigation.
October 15th: Deputy Owens was dispatched to the 600 block of CR 1895 in the Yantis area with regard to a burglary. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s)had stolen five storage containers that contained fishing lures valued at $200. The case is under investigation.
On the same date, Deputy Nathan Adams was dispatched to the 100 block of Arapaho in the Quitman area with regard to a home burglary. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had busted a window and entered into her pop up trailer. The suspect(s) stole $100 in cash, spiral notebooks, a phone charger, lingerie, a watch and a ring. The case is under investigation.
October 14th: Deputy David Hill was dispatched to the 900 block of CR 4940 in the Winnsboro area with regard to a terroristic threat. The victim advised that the subject had threatened his life, the life of his father, mother, brother and his sister-in-law. The suspect threatened to harm all of his family and refused to allow his father to call the police. Matthew Thomas Kelly was placed under arrest for terroristic threat and interference with an emergency call. Bond was set at $3,000.
Summary of calls this period: Agency assist, 5; alarms, 12; animal calls, 3; assaults, 3; burglary (building), 5; burglary (residence), 2; Civil cases, 3; cows out, 5; criminal mischief, 3; criminal trespass, 4; disturbances, 14; disputes, 2; dog problems, 3; harassment, 2; horses out, 1; suspicious vehicles, 4; suspicious persons, 9; threats, 3; thefts, 12; unauthorized use of a vehicle, 3; welfare checks, 5.
Total calls this period - 155.
During the period, there were 74 males and 14 females at the Wood County Jail for a total of 88. There were 29 bookings and 32 releases.