Mineola police reports for the past week included:
Oct. 25 – A man on Spring Lake Drive reported a possible package shipping scam. He received packages from United Parcel Service and then got a forwarding address sticker. He then put the stickers on the packages and shipped them elsewhere. The man said it was job but after he shipped the fist box he thought it might be illegal.
Oct. 24 – a wallet was found in the parking lot at Chevron and returned to the owner.
An officer was called to the high school about a student who wasn’t wanting to leave with a parent from out of town. It was determined to be a civil matter.
An officer confiscated a fake identification card from a student at the high school.
A man reported he left his wallet at the library but when he went back to get it his social security card was missing.
Police were called to check on a child left in a vehicle at the Dollar General Store parking lot. The officer found the child was locked in the vehicle with the air conditioner running. The grandmother was given a verbal warning about leaving the child alone in the vehicle by the responding officer.
A man reported at 6:20 p.m. an assault occurred on McWhorter Street.
An officer responded to Cage Street on several 911 calls from a child and found the child had been playing on the phone while the mother was sleeping.
A woman on Porter Street reported being harassed on the telephone by her ex-husband. An officer talked to the man and warned him to stop calling her.
Oct. 23 – An officer talked to a 17-year-old girl at the high school who didn’t want to go home. The matter was referred to another agency.
An officer responded to a disturbance at a resident on West Blair Street and arrested Mark Edward Johnson, 32, Mineola on a Mineola class C warrant on public intoxication, failure to appear and resisting arrest.
A man on Graves Street reported his ex-girlfriend took everything out of their residence. An officer explained it was a civil matter due to them living together.
A mother reported her 16-year-old daughter was assaulted the previous Saturday night. The matter is under investigation.
Oct. 22 – At 12:15 a.m. a Goodson Circle resident reported juveniles playing basketball outside. An officer talked with them and they went inside for the night.
At 3:25 p.m. personnel at My Credit Union reported a suspicious person in the parking lot. An officer found a woman was asleep. A family member was contacted to pick her up.
Around 5:45 p.m. there was a report of gunshots in the area of University Street. Officers checked the area and believe the shots were coming from outside of the city.
Police arrested Raymond Blake Caulk, 33, Mineola, at his residence on West Patten Street for failure to appear on a class C warrant.
Oct. 21 – Police arrested Thadius Lincoln McKenzie, 35, Mineola, for driving with an invalid license and no insurance. An officer had pulled him over on Wren Street for a defective tail light.
A woman reported the window of her car was broken out and a wallet stolen in the 600 block of West Broad Street. The matter is under investigation.
Police arrested Gabino Romo Rocha, 40, Mineola for failure to drive in a single lane, wide right turn and for driving with a suspended drivers license. A concerned motorist called the Police Department and reported him driving recklessly and officers located him on Wigley Street.
Police arrested Michael Allen Dickinson, 25, Emory, for possession of a controlled substance. Police reported Dickinson was stopped on North Pacific Street for failure to signal a turn and methamphetamine was found in the van.
Oct. 20 – A woman on Graves Street reported she was assaulted by her live-in boyfriend the previous night. This is under investigation.
A woman on Kings Lane reported her boyfriend’s ex-wife is harassing her as well as her family.
A North Pacific Street resident told police her mail was removed from her mailbox and replaced on Sunday.
An officer was called to North Pacific Street at 7:57 p.m. when two juvenile brothers got into a fight. The officer talked to them .
An officer assisted a Smith County Deputy at the nature preserve looking a horse that was reported stolen out of Smith County. The outcome is unknown at presstime.
Oct. 19 – a woman on Brenda Lane reported her car had been keyed the previous night, as well as two weeks prior.
Personnel at Cross Country Food on South Pacific Street reported two people entering the store and stole over $50 worth of items.
A criminal trespass warning was issued to two people at Cross Country Food.