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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.
January 5th: Deputy Nathan Adams was dispatched to CR 1887 in the Yantis area with regard to a disturbance. On arrival, the victims had a subject detained. Upon investigation, it was found that the victims had detained a wanted suspect. Kevin Lee Allen was placed under arrest.
On the same date, Deputy Adams was dispatched to the 7800 block of FM 2088 east in the Winnsboro area with regard to the theft of a 2003 Honda XF80 valued at $900. The case is under investigation.
January 4th: Deputy Rusty Owens was dispatched to CR 2740 and Hwy 80 east in the Mineola area with regard to a suspicious person report. Contact was made with three subjects in a silver 2003 Ford pickup. Arthur Ray Staples, Sherman Lee Woods Jr., and Sandra Laurie Gloria were issued criminal trespass warnings.
On the same date, Deputy Josh O'Grady was dispatched to the 200 block of CR 4200 in the Winnsboro area with regard to a burglary. The victim advised that his barn is under construction and could not be secured. He advised that unknown suspect(s) had stolen a Paslode framing nail gun, a hammer drill, an impact drill, batteries for the tools, battery chargers and a welder. The items are valued at $2,000. The case is under investigation.
January 3rd: Deputy David Hill was dispatched to the 1400 block of FM 2966 in the Quitman area with regard to a criminal mischief report. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had smashed her mailbox. The value of the mailbox is $40. The case is under investigation.
On the same date, Deputy O'Grady was dispatched to the 4000 block of FM 1254 in the Mineola area with regard to a burglary. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had entered his locked residence. The suspect(s) had stolen a 58-inch Panasonic HD plasma flat screen television, a Bose surround sound with DVD player, a rustic coffee table and a side table with a built-in lamp. The items are valued at $2,126. The case is under investigation.
January 1st: Deputy Adams was dispatched to the 700 block of CR 1460 in the Quitman area with regard to a copper theft. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had cut 200 feet of welding lead from his welder. The value is this is $300. The case is under investigation.
On the same date, Deputy Samantha Sellers was dispatched to the 2100 block of CR 4420 in the Winnsboro area with regard to a structure fire. The victim advised that the power went off and he had noticed a fire. The building was insured. The case had been forwarded to Fire Marshall Randy Sellers for further investigation.
Summary of calls this period: Agency assist, 1; alarms, 3; animal calls, 5; assaults, 6; burglary of a building, 2; burglary of a residence, 2; civil disputes, 3; cows out, 6; dog problems, 4; harassment, 3; horses out, 3; suspicious vehicle, 5; suspicious persons, 6; thefts, 6; welfare checks, 3. Total calls this period - 123.
During the period, there were 58 males and 8 females at the Wood County Jail for an overall total of 66.
There were 16 bookings and 15 releases.
December 31st: Deputy J.W. Williams was dispatched to the 5000 block of FM 2869 north in the Winnsboro area with regard to a burglary. The victim advised that unknown person(s) had broken out a window and kicked in the door of his residence. He advised that the suspect(s) had stolen an Orbitor telescope model number 600X, a full size bed and a queen size bed, all valued at over $1,200. The case is under investigation.
On the same date, Deputy Adams was dispatched to the 800 block of CR 3130 in the Quitman area with regard to a 1950 Plymouth two-door sedan which was stolen. The case has been forwarded to criminal investigation.
Also on this date, Deputy Williams was dispatched to the 200 block of PR 8571 in the Winnsboro area with regard to a copper theft. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had entered his locked warehouse and removed 12 to 15 thousand feet of copper wire from the electrical boxes. The case had been forwarded to criminal investigations.
December 30th: Deputy David Hitt was dispatched to the 300 block of CR 4830 in the Winnsboro area with regard to a burglary. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had pried open his storage building door and stolen a Lincoln power ARC 4000 welder and a Stihl 18-inch bar chainsaw valued at $2,100. The case is under investigation.
On the same date, Deputy O'Grady was dispatched to the 5600 block of Hwy 37 south in the Mineola area with regard to a male and female fighting on the side of the roadway next to a green four-door sedan. On arrival and investigation, Bobby Rigby was placed under arrest for assault by contact/family violence.
December 29th: Constable Ed Shadbolt was dispatched to the 2400 block of Hwy 80 west to Doors and More with regard to a theft report. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had stolen three air conditioning units and the attached copper lines. The air conditioners are valued at $15,000. The case is under investigation.
On the same date, Deputy Hitt was dispatched to the 1000 block of CR 3155 in the Quitman area with regard to a burglary. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had entered his unlocked building and stolen a twin size mattress set, a three-drawer chest of drawers and a cloth covered wooden chair set, all valued at $275. The case is under investigation.
December 28th: Deputy Sam Threadgill was dispatched to the 400 block of CR 2774 in the Mineola area with regard to a theft. The victim advised that her extra set of keys were missing and that the suspect(s) had opened her locked lockbox and had stolen several pieces of costume jewelry. The case is under investigation.
On the same date, Deputy Nathan Adams mad contact with a victim who advised that unknown suspect(s) had stolen her Dachshund puppies both valued at $600. The case has been forwarded to criminal investigations.
December 27th: Deputy Chris Turner was dispatched to the 700 block of CR 2150 in the Como area with regard to a burglary. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had entered his barn and stolen $6,795 worth of welding equipment. The case is under investigation.
On the same date, Deputy Sam Threadgill was dispatched to Hwy 11 east (livestock auction) in the Winnsboro area with regard to a theft of copper valued at $500. The case is under investigation.
Also on this date, Deputy Adams was dispatched to the 500 block of CR 1630 in the Alba area with regard to a burglary. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had broken into his unlocked garage. He advised that his black Century machinery 10-gallon air compressor, a red 50-foot rubber air hose, a yellow Century machinery booster box, a pink heavy duty extension cord and a black case containing a 14.4 volt drill, a flashlight and a sawzaw were stolen. The items are valued at $355. The case is under investigation.
December 26th: Deputy Zachary Soto was contacted by a victim that lives in Jefferson who advised that unknown suspect(s) had entered his property in the 4800 block of FM 852 in the Winnsboro area and had stolen a Poulan log splitter valued at $1,200. This case is under investigation.
Summary of calls this period: Agency assist, 10; alarms, 11; animal calls, 5; assaults, 7; burglary of a building, 8; burglary of a residence, 4; child custody, 2; civil disputes, 9; cows out, 13; criminal mischief, 8; criminal trespass, 4; disturbances, 10; disputes, 4; dog problems, 8; harassment, 3; horses out, 8; suspicious vehicles, 6; suspicious persons, 3; threats, 2; thefts, 10; unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, 1; welfare checks, 5. Total calls this period - 223.
During this period, there were 56 males and 8 females at the Wood County Jail for an overall total of 64. There were 20 bookings and 15 releases.