Mineola Police Report


Mineola police reports for the past week included:

May 9 – Officers checked on a suspicious vehicle in the BTH parking lot at 4:18 a.m. They found the man driving the vehicle worked at the bank.

An officer responded to Goodson Circle and issued a criminal trespass warning for a woman to her sister.

A piece of concrete was found to have been thrown through a window on a house on Graham Street.

An assault between two women occurred at Cross Country Foods on South Pacific Street around 11 a.m. However, the reporting party did not want to file charges.

May 8 – An Ivey Street resident reported that a go-cart was stolen from his home, but a short time later it was discovered a relative had taken the go-cart.

May 7 – At 11:16 a.m. officers responded to Sycamore Street on a call regarding a male harming himself near the street. Officers found him and found that he had a medical issue. Emergency medical responders were notified and he was transported to the hospital.

A wallet was found in the road at Nuss Drive and Pacific Street and turned in to police, who returned it to the owner.

Personnel at Mineola Middle School reported a student receiving inappropriate emails on the school email. This is under investigation.

An officer investigated a welfare concern at an apartment on Goodson Circle involving a child and a family member with alcohol. The officer did not find any problem when he was there.

A woman reported her cell phone missing while at Walmart. Someone found it and turned it in to the store.

An officer saw two people walking on the railroad tracks and warned them they were trespassing.

May 6 – Lindale Police reported a car possibly speeding toward Mineola around 2 a.m. Officers found the vehicle on North Newsom Street and talked with the driver about his speed.

A South Street resident reported her fence was damaged by a vehicle the previous night. This is under investigation.

Police arrested Michael Charles Bandy, 57, Alba, on a Wood County warrant for driving while intoxicated. An off-duty Alba officer saw Bandy at a business on East Broad Street and contacted Mineola Police.

An officer spoke with a woman on South Pacific Street about her ex-boyfriend making threats through a third party.

A man reported he was being followed by a vehicle while walking on West Patten Street at 6:30 p.m. An officer responded but did not find the vehicle.

May 5 – A East Broad Street man reported his vehicle was stolen. It was later found to have been repossessed.

A 911 call was received from Francis Street about an argument, but when an officer responded he didn’t find anyone at home.

An officer responded to Walmart on an argument between a man and a woman inside the store. The man was issued a criminal trespass warning from the store.

A witness reported around 9:09 p.m. that a white- or cream-colored sports car hit a parked vehicle and then kept going. Officers tried to find the vehicle but weren’t able to locate it. This is under investigation.

Police checked on the welfare of a couple on Molly Lane. A friend reported she hadn’t been able to contact them for a few days. An officer checked and they weren’t home, but neighbors said they had seen them the day before taking out their trash.

Police arrested Martha Ann Johnson, 46, Winnsboro, and Teresa Mae Hayes, 56, Greenville at 10:02 p.m. for possession of a controlled substance. An officer stopped them for a defective brake light on North Pacific Street and found the two in possession of methamphetamine.

A man reported a person he knew threw a rock at his car while he was driving on Front Street. The two people talked and the car owner decided not to pursue charges.

May 4 – At 6:51 a.m. the dispatcher received a call about a vehicle in the Walmart parking that had been involved in a hit-and-run that occurred in the county. An officer stayed with the vehicle until a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper arrived.

A man reported his truck was hit in the Walmart parking lot on April 30, but video surveillance showed that it was not hit in the parking lot.

A man turned in a wallet he found in the Murphy’s USA parking lot and police returned it to the owner.

A man reported he had traded vehicles with another man for a 24-hour test drive and now the man would not take or return his phone calls. The issued was determined to be a civil matter.

A wallet was found in the public mailbox in the Walmart parking lot. The postal worker turned it in to police and the owner was located.

Police arrested Tracy Lynn New, 35, Winnsboro, for theft. They received a call from personnel at Walmart starting New had tried to leave the store without pay for $100 worth of merchandise.

Officers assisted the fire department at the middle school at 8:22 p.m. in a report of a fire alarm going off. It was found to be a smoke machine being used for a school dance.

May 3 – A woman on Line Street reported being harassed by an ex-boyfriend. Police will do extra patrols by her residence. This is under investigation.

Police arrest Jordan Michelle Itune, 29, Winnsboro, for a Hopkins County theft warrant. Itune was stopped on Commerce Street for a traffic violation.

Officers responded to an argument in the Walmart parking lot between a husband and a wife and they were separated.

An officer responded to the sub-courthouse on Highway 69 for a man who seemed to be irate. The officer stood by while the man took care of his business and left the property without incident.

An officer checked on the welfare of a woman on Clara Street whose brother wasn’t able to get in touch with her for several days. She was located and was fine.

Officers checked on a suspicious vehicle in the civic center parking lot at 11:55 p.m. The two occupants were asked to leave the property.

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