Mineola Police Report


Mineola police report for the past week included:

Aug. 23 – Officers received a call about a seven-week-old baby with bruises around his wrist at 10 p.m. on North Newsom. The baby was taken to the hospital and had no broken bones, but is undergoing further evaluation. An investigation is underway as child abuse case and CPS is involved.

Police made a welfare check on McWhorter. The reporting person said she had not seen and he did not answer a knock. Officers found the man deceased.

Personnel at Autumn Wind Assisted Living Center reported a resident missing some money. It was determined it could be a theft or could have been lost by the resident.

Officers were called to Cross Country Foods on South Pacific on an assault in which two women got in an altercation with a clerk and assaulted her. The clerk did not wish to file charges.

At 6:04 p.m. a Patten Street resident reported a man drove by and displayed an object as he went by which she thought was a gun. Later she said she did not see a gun and thinks he might have been waving at her.

Aug. 22 – Two female juveniles were taken into custody at the high school for having possession of a short video involving another juvenile female taking a shower. One of the juvenile females showed other students the video. Both were transported to the juvenile probation office.

The Andrews Center reported a man walked out of the office after making threats to harm himself and his wife. The man was located and transported back to the Andrews Center.

At 8:46 p.m. a man reported he was in the Lone Star Dodge parking lot and while he was looking at vehicles the gates closed, locking him in. Officers contacted the dealership and the gate was unlocked.

Aug. 21 - At 10:54 a.m. Police received a welfare concern call at the Mineola Motor Lodge on a female tenant and everything was OK.

At 11:57 a.m. nother welfare concern was reported at the WalMart entrance when it was reported that an elderly lady was walking with a cane attempting to hitchhike. The officer did not find anyone.

At 2:58 a.m. A west Kilpatrick Street woman reported a black male entered her home after knocking on the door several times. She reported that he then saw her and ran away. Officers searched the area and did not find anyone.

Aug. 18 – At 5:33 a.m. a reckless driver was reported coming in from Highway 49. The officer located the vehicle and did not witness any driving impairment issues.

Multiple calls were received by the police department about the railroad arms malfunctioning. Railroad authorities were contacted and the problem was sixed a short time later.

At 1:37 p.m. Lindale police assisted Mineola Police Department after personnel at Tractor Supply reported a theft and a man leaving in a vehicle driven by a woman heading south on Hwy 69. When police stopped the vehicle they identified the woman driving and located and arrested Stacy Gipson, 49, Mineola a short time later. He was arrested by Lindale police for a parole violation warrant and failure to identify. The property was recovered and charges are pending for the theft.

Aug. 17 – Chevron reported a gas drive off. The driver was contacted and paid for the gas.

A hit and run was reported in the Dollar General parking lot. An officer located the other party who stated they did not hit the other vehicle. A blue form was issued.

At 6:55 p.m. A juvenile on Patten Street reported receiving threatening text messages from another juvenile. Officers talked with the parents and found that the parents had talked and worked it out.

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