Mineola Police reports for the past week included:
May 2 – Police arrested Christopher Roy Peacock, 51, Mineola, for driving with no driver’s license, expired registration and possession of drug paraphernalia after stopping him at 12:12 a.m. in front of Walmart for having an expired registration.
Illegal dumping was reported at Sycamore and University Streets but officers weren’t able to find the items that were reportedly dumped.
Police arrested Nicolas James Palacios, 20, Mineola, for possession of marijuana in a drug-free zone. It was reported at 8:26 p.m. that a SUV had been parked at the civic center for a period of time and several vehicles had been seen pulling up to it and leaving. An officer walked up to the SUV and observed marijuana in plain view.
While patrolling at 10:31 p.m. an officer saw a man lying in the road on Bowdoin Street. He wasn’t injured, but emergency medical responders were contacted to check on him and transported him to a hospital.
May 1- At 5:17 a.m. a suspicious person was reported behind a business on North Newsom Street and the responding officer checked on him but did not find any criminal offense had occurred.
Officers were called to the elementary school on a report of a 10 year old causing problems. The child was transported to the police department and later released to a guardian.
A cell phone was reported stolen at 3:55 p.m. at Walmart. After a short investigation it was returned and charges were not filed by the owner.
Personnel at a dealership on South Pacific Street asked that a man who was causing problems there be issued a criminal trespass warning but he was gone when an officer arrived. Police said they will issue a warning to the person.
An Amtrak conductor asked police to be at the train station due to an unruly passenger. The man was escorted off the train at the request of personnel with the rail service.
Just after 7 p.m. police were called about a suspicious person on Bromberg Street. They spoke to the man who was looking for wild berry plants.
Police arrested Thomas Jay Pugh, 39, Mineola, on a Texas Attorney General’s office warrant for nonpayment of child support. An officer saw him driving and knew there was a warrant on him.
A Molly Lane resident noticed their front door lock appeared to have been tampered with and police are doing extra patrols in the area.
April 30 – At 2:15 a.m. an officer were called to a disturbance on Mimosa Street between family members. They determined it was only an argument and no offense had occurred.
An officer was requested to be present in the eviction of a tenant. The person requested information on Texas law and was given that information and referred to the Pct. 2 justice of the peace due to it being a civil matter.
A representative of a Bromberg Street business reported the company’s fuel card was used without permission in another city and not used by the person who has possession of the card. A fraud report was completed.
Police arrested Jacob Neil Davis, 19, Mineola, without incident in the 500 block of South Pacific Street on a Mineola PD warrant for assault family violence and interfering with emergency calls.
April 29 – A woman reported her ex-boyfriend took her car and hadn’t returned it. The car was found and released to the owner. Police said no offense had occurred.
Police received a report that juveniles were riding four-wheelers in the area of Front and South Johnson Streets, but found they weren’t riding on city property.
April 28 – There was a report of an unconscious man in the Walmart parking lot at 4:38 a.m. EMS checked on him and they were not needed.
A reckless driver was reported at 12:35 p.m. and stopped on South Pacific Street. However, the officer found everything to be okay.
A man reported his 6-year-old child was bitten by a dog at a friend’s house on Greenville Highway. The dog was quarantined, according to state law.
There was a report of a goat running loose on Meadowbrook Drive. The owner was contacted and it was returned to its pasture. Approximately 40 minutes later the goat was out again and an officer put it back in the pasture again.
There was a report of a reckless driver at 8:55 p.m. on Northeast Loop 564. An officer stopped the vehicle and the driver said he was lost.
Police warned a homeowner in the 700 block of Stone Street about loud music that was reported at 11:35 p.m.
April 27 – A Mineola man reported receiving several calls from someone claiming he had called them, however, he had not. Police say this is a new scam in which people use fake caller ID information to trick people into thinking they are receiving a local call and therefore answering their phone.
A Landers Street man reported another man had been threatening him for several years and he now thinks the man might act on the threat. An investigation will be conducted into the matter.
Emergency medical responders reported two people arguing on Wren Street where they had answered a call; they left the residence until officers arrived. Officers talked with everyone involved and EMS were able to return.
A bicycle was reported stolen from outside a business on West Blair Street.
April 26 – Police stopped a vehicle in the 400 block of Belcher Street at 1:49 a.m. and arrested Kimberlee Lynn Segeada, 27, Quitman, for driving with a suspended license. The passenger, Marsha Monique Tuck, 31, Mineola, was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia.
A woman on Mimosa Street reported her 16-year-old daughter had run away but the teenager was found a short time later and returned to her home.
An officer was called to Walmart about a purse theft, but the purse was found a short time later and had not been stolen.