Mineola Police Report

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Police report activities between June 13 and June 7 included:

June 13 – A person requested a welfare concern when a woman and five children were standing at the entrance to a business on North Pacific asking for money. An officer responded and brought the family a meal at Whataburger before they left the property.

A man reported that his neighbor in the 500 block of East Broad Street accused him of taking some gas. The man was afraid he would come back over and damage his vehicle. An officer then told the man that if the accuser returned to call the police.

Personnel from a business in the 1200 block of North Pacific reported some men stole a set of keys while an employee was busy.

June 12 - An officer responded to a civil dispute near a residence in the 700 block North Pacific Street involving a family member returning a damaged computer. The person was referred to the justice of the peace for assistance.

A welfare concern was reported when an drunk woman was getting off the train. An officer responded to check the welfare of the woman and found that she had a ride waiting on her at the train station.

A 911 call was received at 1:02 p.m. but no one answered. An officer responded to the residence the number came from and spoke to a resident who said the number no longer belonged to that location. The officer was unable to locate the caller.

A suspicious person was reported at 5:30 p.m. in the 200 block of Wigley Street. An officer responded and found a man that said he was walking around trying to find a ride to Winnsboro.

A welfare check was conducted on a teenager on Rainbow Lane that appeared to be a victim of cyber bullying. The teenager was ok.

A hit and run was reported in a business parking lot in the 500 block East Broad Street. An officer responded and found that the incident could’ve happened in other parking lots on this date.

A woman in the 700 block of Stone Street reported a burglary at 11:36 p.m. when she arrived home, after being gone for about four hours. Televisions were taken from the home after entry into the residence through a window.

June 11 - Medication was reported to taken from a residence on Phillips Street.

A homeowner reported a door kicked in on a vacant residence on Mimosa Street. Extra patrol went to the residence.

An officer assisted with a medical issue of a customer at a business in the 400 block of East Broad Street. The customer was transported by medical services.

An argument was reported between a male and female parked on side of the road on South Pacific Street. When the officer responded he found the two at a business on South Pacific Street getting a tire fixed. The two denied any problems.

A teenager on Miller Street reported her mother hit her and was threatening her. Officers responded and investigated the complaint. Officers reported that the altercation was only verbal and a disciplinary incident.

A business in the 300 block of East Broad Street reported a man standing outside asking customers for money. An officer responded and asked the man to leave the premises.

A woman reported her vehicle was hit in the parking lot of Walmart. An officer responded and it appeared to be a shopping cart that went down the side of the vehicle.

Loud music was reported in the area of Patten and Second Street. An officer reported the music had been coming from a vehicle which had already left the area.

Officers assisted medical services on a call at a residence in the 400 block of North Line Street. The resident was transported to the hospital.

June 10 - Multiple 911 hang up calls were received from a residence on South Johnson Street. An officer responded to the address. The resident said they did not call 911.

A caller reported two vehicles with teenagers driving recklessly at 3:12 a.m. at a high rate of speed and swerving on North Pacific Street. It was reported the two vehicles turned into a business on North Pacific Street. An officer arrived at the business and spoke with several teenagers that appeared to be fine and the teenagers also denied driving recklessly.

A burglary of a storage building was reported at 9:53 a.m. on Walnut Street. The complainant reported a lawn mower and a rake missing.

An argument was reported in the 100 block of West Patten Street. The two women were separated and advised to stay away from each other.

A person reported a man and woman walking on North Pacific Street and the man was pushing the woman while screaming at her. An officer arrived and the two said they were just having an argument. The officer gave the woman a ride to a local business.

A wallet was turned in at Walmart that had been reported missing. The wallet was returned to the owner.

June 9 – At 2:09 a.m. person reported a woman parked in the middle of the road at Loop 564 and North Highway 69. The female driver was asleep and a child was in the backseat. Officers responded to the incident until Wood County Sheriff’s Deputies arrived shortly after and the call was then turned over them.

Security officers at a business on North Pacific and Loop 564 reported a white van with multiple suspects stole several televisions and other merchandise. This incident is under investigation.

An officer assisted medical services on a call at a business on East Broad Street when a woman was in the parking lot requesting an ambulance. The woman was transported to the hospital.

Officers arrested Bradley Andrew Mathews, 50, Grapevine for public intoxication at a business at the intersection of Loop 564 and North Pacific Street. A caller said the man was in the parking lot walking and appeared to be drunk.

A man’s eight-year-old daughter reported to him that someone tried to take her while the father was in the restroom at a business on the 100 block of North East Loop 564. An officer responded and looked at the surveillance video. No evidence of that occurring.

June 8 - Officers searched the area of East McDonald looking for a 911 hang-up call that kept going to voicemail. An officer spoke with a woman that the voicemail appeared to be, but she said she did not make the call.A complainant reported a computer scam pretending to be Microsoft. Once access was gained into the computer, gift cards were requested to be bought and the codes from the cards were requested.

A welfare concern was reported at 3:35 p.m. when a woman went to the police department to report she witnessed a mother leave her child in the vehicle with it running while the mother went into Subway. The vehicle had already left before officers arrived.

A missing person report was filed on a man thought to be staying at a local motel. A woman had not spoken to her father by phone in four days. An officer checked the motels and did not find him in city limits. The officer later found out man was last seen near Tyler.

An anonymous welfare concern was reported stating a man was at a business on West Broad Street while drunk. An officer walked through the establishment and everything was ok.

Two 911 calls were received from the area of the 100 block of Stone Street. The dispatcher could hear children playing in the background. An officer patrolled the area, but did not find the source of the call.

A business on East Broad Street reported some teenagers attempted to buy tobacco products without a license and were refused. The complainant reported the teenagers became irate, then sat outside attempting to get others to buy tobacco for them. An officer responded but the teens were gone upon the officer’s arrival.

Officers responded to 911 hang up calls on East Broad Street. The officers found that the children playing with the phone had just learned to call 911. The parents said they would talk to their children.

A welfare concern was reported at 11:08 p.m. for a business at the 100 block of North East Loop 564 when a customer was reportedly riding motorized cart up and an aisle with his head down. The responding officer found the man was looking for his wallet. The wallet was turned in at the police department and released back to the owner.

An argument led to criminal mischief when a boyfriend and girlfriend were arguing over clothes on Giles Street. The boyfriend threw a rock through the back glass of woman’s vehicle but was gone when officer’s arrived. The woman did not want to file charges if she could get her window fixed. An officer attempted to call but he would not answer. The woman decided to wait to see if the man would fix her window.

Police arrested Morgan Tessarah Smith, 24 Quitman for duty upon striking an unattended vehicle. She turned herself in at Wood County Sheriff’s office on June 8. The arrest warrant was from a May 5 hit and run on the 100 Block of North Johnson Street when an unattended vehicle was hit and the she left the scene.

June 7 - An officer assisted Longview Police Department at 4:53 a.m. by clearing traffic when they were involved in a pursuit headed west on Highway 80. The pursuit passed through the city limits and continued westbound.

A woman reported a welfare concern at her residence when her children called and told her that some people were in their yard. An officer responded and the people were gone upon the officer’s arrival.

Officers responded to a complaint at 7:42 p.m. at the Mineola Youth Foundation Baseball Park when the crowd was getting loud and some people were asked to leave and were refusing. The officers responded and the people left the premises with no issue.

An argument was reported on Giles Street at 10:29 p.m. Officers responded and found it to be verbal only, the issue was defused.

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