Mineola police reports for the past week included:
May 30 – A theft was reported at 1:32 p.m. on South Pacific but the man decided to talk with the suspect first to try and settle the situation.
May 29 – A woman reported her purse missing at 5:02 p.m. at Walmart. Walmart employees found the purse and returned it to the woman.
A 911 call was received at 9:39 p.m. from someone on Cage Street but the person who made the call did not respond to the dispatcher. An officer later reported that children were playing with the phone.
An assault was reported at 11:07 p.m. by a resident on Frances Street. A teenage girl had come to their door bleeding saying her father had assaulted her. She was transported to the hospital in Quitman. Officers later reported that she had attacked her father and he was defending himself. Charges are pending with juvenile probation.
May 28 - A man reported a welfare concern for his 14 year-old daughter. Officers were dispatched to a residence on Wigley Street and spoke with the mother and daughter.
A suspicious person was reported at 2:59 p.m. walking on East McDonald knocking on doors. Officers responded but the man was a salesman selling cleaning products.
A woman reported harassment at 11:25 p.m. when a man was following her. A trespass warning was issued to the man.
May 27 – A disturbance was reported at 1 a.m. on Johnson Street. A person reported that a woman was assaulted by her ex-boyfriend. This case is under investigation, although the victim does not want to file charges. A family violence report was completed.
A suspicious person was reported walking at 2:23 p.m. on East McDonald Street while yelling. An officer responded and found a man and woman walking. The officer checked the man and found that he had an active local warrant for a class C misdemeanor. Police arrested Justin Kyle Fitzgerald, 25 Mineola, for failure to appear for a public intoxication charge.
A burglary was reported at 6:15 a.m. on Pegues Street. A man reported he went to the store and when he got home he found his front door was ajar. The man reported some property was stolen and some property was damaged and left in the floor.
Police arrested Cody Alan Alexander, 27, Mineola, for a parole violation warrant during a traffic stop on West Broad Street, in which he was a passenger in the vehicle. The vehicle had been stopped for speeding.
Harassment was reported when a woman reported another woman making unwanted contact with her. An officer called the suspect accused woman and advised her not to contact the woman anymore or charges could be filed.
Loud music was reported at 9:47 p.m. on North Johnson Street. An officer responded and issued a verbal warning.
A suspicious vehicle was reported at 10:08 p.m. near North Line Street that was passing by a residence several times. An officer responded to the area and did not find the vehicle.
Officers responded to the Depot to retrieve a man from the train that was reported by the conductor to be a stowaway. The man was found to be a missing person out of Dallas. Dallas P.D. reported his mother had filed a welfare concern because she had not heard from him.
May 26 – A 14-year-old girl was reported as a runaway at 1:19 a.m. Officers responded finding the girl had returned home. The officer was told that the mother witnessed the 16-year-old boyfriend push the girl. The mother reported she was assaulted by the boyfriend when she tried to get him to leave the residence. While the officer was taking the report, the 16 year old and his mother showed up wanting to file on the mother because he was reportedly assaulted by the mother. Both parties decided not to file charges. A report was filed for family violence purposes.
A resident on Sycamore Street reported at 5:08 a.m. that someone attempted to break in to their residence by rattling the door. An officer responded to the location and then patrolled the area. The officer was unable to find anyone, but continued to patrol the area.
A man on Wigley Street talked with officers about a 16-year-old boy who kept coming around his 14 year-old daughter. The officer gave him some options.
A welfare concern was reported in reference to an infant child on Peachtree that was in the custody of the grandmother. An officer completed an investigation and found the child to be fine. The officer also found the situation to be a civil matter involving child custody of the infant.
A suspicious person was reported at 8:02 p.m. standing around a vehicle with wire cutters in the parking lot of the Mineola Country Club. An officer responded and found the man to own the vehicle and he was out on the golf course golfing at the time the officer arrived.
May 25 – Mineola School District reported a threat at 9:17 a.m. that was made by a 15-year-old male student to other students. After a swift investigation into the matter the student was taken into custody for terroristic threat and transported to Wood County Juvenile Probation.
Harassment was reported by a new homeowner on East McDonald by a woman that sold the home. An officer made contact with the woman and advised her to quit calling the complainant.
A report of two men walking in the neighborhood of Meadowbrook attempting to sell merchandise without a permit was reported. An officer attempted to locate the men but was unable to find them.
A backpack was found at Meredith Memorial Stadium after graduation.
May 24 - A Lone Star card was found at football stadium parking lot.
A reckless driver was reported at 11:39 a.m. at the intersection of Pacific and Broad Street sitting at the light while it was green. An officer was able to get the vehicle stopped on North Pacific Street and found the driver to be elderly with no sign of intoxication.
A welfare concern was reported at 1:46 p.m. by a man that said he could not reach his elderly mother by phone on West Blair. An officer checked on his mother and found that she was fine.
A dispute between a woman that just sold her house and new owner was reported on East McDonald. An officer spoke with both people and determined that it was a civil matter.
A welfare concern was investigated when a woman reported her grandson received a call from his 6 year-old brother on West Broad Street saying he could not wake his mother up. An officer responded and found the mother to be fine.
An officer assisted EMS when the department received a call at 9:49 p.m. requesting medical service on North Line for an intoxicated person that had cut himself. The man was transported by EMS to the hospital in Winnsboro for an evaluation. The injury was minor.