The Mineola Police Department weekly news report July 12 thru July 18:
July 18 – A resident reported a package missing from his porch on West Blair that was delivered by the postal service. The following morning the resident reported a family member picked it up to keep it from getting stolen.
A vehicle burglary was reported at a residence on North Pacific. The vehicle was unlocked and an IPhone and tablet were taken.
At 11:23 a.m. a reckless driver was reported driving erratic on Greenville and North Pacific Street. It reportedly turned into a business where an officer made contact with the driver and found no problems with the driver.
At 11:30 a.m. an officer responded to a call on West Patten Street on a verbal disturbance between a man and woman. The boyfriend left the property and everything was OK.
4:23 p.m. A reckless driver involving an 18 wheeler report was made. An officer stopped the 18 wheeler but did not find any problems with the driver.
At 8:59 p.m. a trespass violation was reported on Dubose Street involving a man that had already been trespassed from the residence. An officer found the resident had invited the man to his residence. No crime was committed.
At 9:53 p.m. Tyler PD found a 16 year old female runaway from New Mexico. She was turned over to CPS and was transported to the train depot by CPS to be sent back to New Mexico. She did not get on the train and has been entered as a missing person (runaway).
At 11:41 p.m. a disturbance was reported on North Johnson Street when a woman reported her brother assaulted her. The brother was gone from the residence when the officer arrived. The woman did not wish to file charges and a family violence report was completed.
11:43 a welfare concern was reported at a business on North Pacific Street for an elderly woman and her caregiver. An officer located her and reported the elderly woman as OK.
July 17 – A verbal disturbance was reported at 12:26 on North Johnson Street. An officer patrolled the area and the caller said the male had left before officer arrived. Neither party could be found.
At 2:56 a.m. a verbal disturbance was reported on University Street when a drunken woman woke everyone up. The woman left and went to a neighbor’s residence for the night.
A theft of service was reported by a business on South Pacific. The business paid a company in Tyler for merchandise that was never delivered. This is under investigation.
A reckless driver was reported on Loop 564 and North Pacific. The vehicle turned in at a bank where an officer was and the officer reported the driver was ok.
3:01 p.m. A resident reported a man sitting outside their residence on East Loop 564. A directed patrol was issued for the residence.
8:12 p.m. a welfare concern was reported in reference to a woman walking in the roadway at Greenville and North Pacific Street. An officer located the woman and EMS was contacted. She was transported to a hospital in Quitman.
July 16 – A wallet was reported lost at Walmart. An officer watched the surveillance video that showed the man took the wallet with him when he left checkout. He called later to report he found it.
Children were reported on someone else’s property. An officer found and spoke with them and not to go on the property again.
An SD card was located in a restaurant parking lot. The owner was located and the card returned.
At 12:48 p.m. A Life Line was activated on North Newsom Street. An officer responded to the residence and found that the Life Line button was not working correctly and everything was fine.
A reckless driver was reported on South Pacific Street. An officer followed it but did not observe any traffic violation.
A man reported his 16 year old daughter received tattoos from a man when she was at a teenage friend’s house. The case is under investigation with charges pending.
A reckless driver was reported through Wood County. S.O. that a fuel tanker truck was coming into the city at Loop 564 and Hwy. 69 North. An officer responded but did not find the vehicle.
A disturbance was reported in the back parking lot of a business on Loop 564. When officers arrived two males had already left the area.
July 15 – At 1:48 a.m. a noise complaint was received on Dubose Street. The resident reported construction noise that was keeping them awake. An officer talked to the neighbor and he shut down for the night.
A person reported harassment from his mother’s ex-boyfriend. The officer found no offense and he was referred to Wood County S.O.
An officer could not locate a reckless driver reported coming into the city from 80 West.
At 7:41 p.m. A complaint was received in reference to kids riding 4 wheelers on the train track. An officer found two that were on private property and they were warned about getting on roadway.
July 14 – At 12:31 a.m. an officer assisted EMS on a medical call on McWhorter Street.
At 3:36 a.m. An assault was reported on Stone Street. A woman reported being hit several times by her boyfriend. When officers arrived he was not present. She did not wish to pursue charges and a family violence report was filed.
At 11:39 a.m. A woman on Padgett Street reported her son at her home and he would not leave. An officer responded and found the incident was verbal only and the son did leave.
A reckless driver was reported on North Pacific headed south. An officer was unable to locate the vehicle.
At 11:06 p.m. there was a report of burglary of a vehicle that was captured on camera. The vehicle was unlocked and some items were taken from the vehicle.
July 13 – 4:45 a welfare concern was reported by a family member in reference to their daughter possibly causing problems on Kevin Drive. An officer responded and she was transported by EMS to the hospital.
A man and woman were reported walking behind a building on East Broad Street. They were not there when the officer arrived.
Officers were dispatched to the train depot to assist with a female on the train with no ticket. She was removed from the train.
10:27 p.m. A disturbance was reported on Dubose Street when it was reported that six people were fighting in the street. When officers arrived it was found to be a verbal disturbance only. One man was issued two trespass warnings from the properties.
July 12 – At 2:14 a.m. a resident on Carolyn Street reported an ex-boyfriend knocking on doors and windows. He left while she was on the phone. A directed patrol was issued for the residence.
2:55 a.m. A woman reported her daughters took a rental car that was in the woman’s name. She said she found the vehicle on Padgett Street and needed an officer to go to that location so she could get the keys and return the vehicle to the rental company. A wrecker was contacted to pick up the vehicle.
At 6:39 a.m. a woman on Hart Street reported her friend went out of town and left her vehicle, but the vehicle was missing.
At 10:08 a.m. The vehicle was located on Miller Street and the owner picked it up and did not wish to pursue charges or an investigation.
10:25 a.m. A man on Circle Drive reported an IRS scam. The man reported he was called demanding money.
NOTE: IRS will never call you. IRS will send you a letter for correspondence.
10:49 a.m. A neighbor reported a woman getting out of a vehicle at the neighbors residence and they were out of town. The neighbor said the woman got in a vehicle with a man and left. Nothing was found to be stolen from the vehicle
At 4:25 p.m. a reckless driver was reported on South Pacific Street. A DPS trooper was close by and stopped the vehicle.
At 5:51 p.m. Lisa Dobbs, 34 of Mineola was arrested for criminal trespassing at Walmart. Dobbs had previously been warned with a trespass letter.
At 5:59 p.m. Officers responded to a business on West Broad when two children had been locked in a vehicle. The officers unlocked the vehicle.
A burglary of a vehicle was reported on Pegues Street. The vehicle was unlocked and some items taken.
A resident on West Kilpatrick reported hearing a gunshot. Officers patrolled the area but did not find where the sound was coming from.