Mineola Police Report


Mineola police reports for the past week included:

Jan. 31 – An officer responded to a verbal disturbance on Second Street at 2:19 a.m. The people involved were separated for the night.

An officer assisted the school on a truancy report on Walnut Street.

There was a report of an 18-wheeler coming into town on West Broad Street speeding. The truck was pulled over for not taking the truck route.

Officers assisted Pct. 2 Wood County Constable Kelly Smith on an attempt to serve a warrant on Peachtree Street.

Personnel at McDonald’s reported glass on their door was broken. However, it was reported that two people were playing around and said one of them accident broke it. She agreed to pay for the damage.

Police arrested Roger Billings, 58, San Marcos for driving while license suspended,and on a warrant for the same charge out of Dewitt County, after stopping him on Greenville Highway for an obscured license plate. They arrested Kevin Michael Schott, 34, San Antonio, for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Jan. 30 – A “no trespassing” sign was reported stolen from property on Wren Street.

Jan. 29 – An officer assisted Adult Protective Services when they reported losing contact with a caseworker. They found that she was fine.

Someone reported hearing gunshot close to town, but officers didn’t locate the source of the sound.

Jan. 28 – Officers arrested Luis Gomez, 21, Sulphur Springs at 6:21 a.m. on several charges. Those included driving with no driver’s license, parked in the road, failure to identify as a fugitive and possession of drug paraphernalia. His juvenile passenger was also arrested for possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance under 28 grams. Police reported they were sitting in a vehicle in the northbound lane on South Pacific Street, passed out in the pickup. Police reported that Gomez gave the officer the wrong name and date of birth because he had a warrant in Missouri. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were contacted and a hold was placed on him by the federal agency.

A Sycamore Street woman reported she thought gas was being stolen from her vehicle because it would not start. However, an officer assisted and found that it was the battery was completely dead.

Jan. 27 – a man reported his wife was being harassed on electronic media. Officers contacted the person doing the alleged harassing and explained how the civil process for money claimed to be owned.

An officer stopped a vehicle upon request by the sheriff’s department on South Pacific Street that was involved in a Wood County theft. Deputies responded and placed the person in custody.

A 12-year-old boy reported at 2:39 p.m. he was attacked by a young boy while riding his bicycle in the area of University Street. He said that he had stopped and gotten off his bike because three boys were trying to start a fight and when he went to get back on, one of the boys attacked him. He was treated by medical responders for minor injuries and the matter is under investigation.

At 3:22 p.m. an officer responded to the old gym on University Street when a man was kicked out of a basketball game and refused to leave. He left prior to the officer’s arrival.

Jan. 26 – A Brett Lane couple reported fraud after an air conditioning company overcharged them for cleaning air conditioning ducts.

Personnel at City National Bank reported a man cashed a fraudulent check.

Police arrested Jeremy Quinn Cunningham, 19, Alba, for driving without a license, no insurance and possession of drug paraphernalia. They also arrested Catherine Kaye Savage, 25, Grand Saline for permitting an unauthorized person to drive and possession of drug paraphernalia. Their vehicle was pulled over on West Broad Street for a traffic violation.

Jan. 25 – A resident of Circle Drive reported someone attempting to break in to their vehicle at 9:47 p.m. They said they yelled at them and the suspects jumped in a car and left.

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