Mineola police reports for the past week included:
Jan. 3 – A hit-and-run was reported at 5:38 a.m. on North Newsom Street when a man heard a loud noise and found his car had been hit and the other vehicle left the scene.
A holder with debit and credits cards in it was found in the parking lot at the post office, turned over to police and returned to the owner.
Jan. 2 – At 9:40 a.m. an officer assisted with a vehicle fire on Goodson Circle.
A Mineola woman reported fraud after finding unwanted charges on her account statement.
Personnel at Trinity Mother Francis Clinic requested a welfare check on a patient who had left a voicemail who was having medical issues. An officer checked on the North Newsom Street resident and EMS was contacted.
Jan. 1 – During the night there were several reports of fireworks being shot in the city limits. Officers talked to several people in the area of Karen and Carolyn Streets. It is illegal to shoot fireworks in the city limits.
There was a report from a woman that her landlord was in her yard on Sycamore Street cussing and yelling. An officer talked with the man and told him to talk with the justice of the peace.
There was a disturbance reported on University Street in which a caller said they heard lots of yelling from a residence. An officer checked with people at the house and found it was only an argument.
Dec. 31 – Police arrested Carlos Hernandez, 18, Mineola, for consumption of alcohol by a minor. This occurred after family members told Hernandez to stay home and he refused to do so. When an officer approached the teenager, he reported that he could smell alcohol on his breath.
A man on Francis Street reported his car cover and trash can were missing.
A Goodson Street resident reported someone she knew had been knocking on her door and window. An officer checked the area and found it to be secure.
Police arrested Wayne Estill, 56, Kenosha, Wisconsin, on a Baxter County, Arkansas warrant for theft of property. They reported he was stopped on West Broad Street for having a defective stop lamp.
Dec. 30 – There was a report of a disturbance on North Newsom Street but it turned out to only be an argument.
Police arrested Casey Jay Turner, 22, Alba, for driving with an invalid license. They reported he was stopped after an officer, who knew he didn’t have a current license, witnessed him driving.
Police issued a criminal trespass warning to a woman’s ex-husband after he forced his way into her home.
Dec. 29 – Police arrested Kara Dee Thieleman, 53, Tyler for possession of drug paraphernalia. They reported she was stopped for a defective license plate light on North Johnson Street.
Police also arrested Destina Michele Shipman, 41, Mineola, for driving with an invalid license after she was stopped for failing to dim headlights on West Patten Street.
Dec. 2– Police issued a criminal trespass warning from a woman’s home on West Patten Street at 11:26 a.m.
A woman asked for police after she got out of her boyfriend’s truck in the McDonald’s parking lot and he began driving erratically. She had already left when an officer got there, but he talked to the boyfriend.
Police arrested Allen Wayne Bolt, 45, of Mineola on a warrant out of Dallas County for robbery. Bolt was found at the train depot and the warrant was discovered.
Police gave a woman a ride home to Alba after receiving a call about her knocking on the door at Dollar Tree at 9:37 p.m., after the store had closed. She asked to go in to look for her missing keys. An employee said they had already looked for the keys and not found them. An officer found the woman walking on North Pacific Street and took her home.
There was a report of a theft of a cell phone by a known suspect which occurred at a North Johnson Street residence.