Mineola Police Report

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Mineola Police Department activities from July 26 to August 1, 2018

Aug. 1 – at 12:49 p.m. a noise complaint was received in the area of Gerald Street. Officers patrolled the area but were unable to locate any noise.

5:46 p.m. A mother made a request for a welfare check since she had not heard from her daughter in a couple days. An officer went to the residence and made contact with the daughter.

7:04 p.m. Another welfare concern was reported for a 13 year old who got mad and left home on foot. An officer found the juvenile and transported him back home on Goodson Street.

10:35 a person who was trying to make a deposit at a bank on West Broad Street and saw a bank bag stuck in the night deposit. An officer got the bag into the deposit box.

July 31 – at 10:10 a.m. a man reported fraudulent charges on his debit card. This is under investigation.

2:46 p.m. An officer responded to Church Street to speak with a man about a civil matter involving a girlfriend.

3:32 A woman reported her wallet missing.

4:31 A woman reported having problems with her neighbors on Francis Street coming onto her property. An officer responded to the location and spoke with both parties.

7:01 p.m. A woman reported a welfare concern when she heard that a resident on Minwood Street was calling out for a child as if they were looking for a child. An officer responded to the area, but did not find anyone looking for a child.

7:32 p.m. A suspicious vehicle was reported sitting in front of a residence for several days. An officer checked and it was locked and secure.

8:34 p.m. A man reported witnessing a male walking down Freeman Street shooting a gun. Officers spoke with several people; no one else reported hearing gunshots and officer did not find anything.

8:47 p.m. A woman reported having fraudulent charges on her debit card. This is under investigation.

July 30 – 8:56 a.m. A woman reported someone had stolen a check she had written for a bill from her mailbox and changed the amount on it. The subject cashed the check at Wal-Mart for a different amount the same day. This is under investigation.

9:32 a.m. Damien Lee bishop, 27 of Mineola was arrested for theft under $100 when a business on East Broad Street reported a theft.

10:05 a.m. A man was referred to the Department of Health when he was upset about food he received at a business on North Pacific Street.

11:20 a.m. A welfare concern was reported for a man on West Blair Street. The caller said he had not heard from him in a few days. An officer went to the home but no one was there.

1:56 p.m. An assault family violence was reported that happened the prior week. After speaking with the victim it was found the assault occurred in the county. The report will be forwarded to Wood County for investigation.

2:28 It was reported a dog was locked in a vehicle in a parking lot on NE Loop 564. The vehicle was gone when officers arrived. They spoke with the person reporting the incident and the dog was fine.

3:00 p.m. A report was received about a neighbor’s air conditioner unit on East McDonald Street being very loud. An officer responded that the AC unit was very loud. The officer contacted the landlord.

4:44 p.m. A welfare concern was reported that a young female had been hanging out at the train depot. An officer checked and found she was the same 18 year old female that said she did not have a place to stay on July 29. The family was contacted and picked up the girl.

8:16 p.m. Officers assisted EMS and the fire department on a medical call on South Street.

July 29 – at 1:57 a.m. Ryan Lee Hollingsworth, 19 of Mineola was arrested for a warrant out of Upshur County for aggravated sexual assault of a child after he was stopped on a traffic violation on East McDonald Street.

3:45 a.m. Loud music was reported on Wren Street. An officer responded and made contact with the resident. The music was turned down.

2:19 p.m. A reckless driver was reported by Wood County Sheriff’s Office headed into the city from East Broad. A DPS trooper got the vehicle stopped before coming into the city limits.

7:43 p.m. A business on North Pacific reported a young woman did not have a place to stay while waiting for her family to pick her up from out of town the following morning. An officer helped her with the help of Ministerial Alliance to get a place to stay the night.

11:42 p.m. A disturbance was reported on Dubose Street when an ex-boyfriend arrived at a residence to get his belongings with a new girlfriend in the vehicle with him. Officers responded and the ex-boyfriend left. No charges field.

11:58 p.m. A woman reported a known man was beating on her door and would not leave. An officer responded and the man left.

July 28 – 9:19 a.m. A disturbance was reported on West Patten Street. A boyfriend said he was being hit by his girlfriend in an argument over a cell phone. The officer found both were involved in the assault but neither wanted to file charges. A family violence report was completed.

A manager at a business on NE Loop 564 reported being assaulted by a man in the store. He said the man was being belligerent so he confronted him. The hostile man chest bumped the manager. The manager did not want to file a report or file charges.

4:36 p.m. A chair was stolen from a yard on West Blair Street. The case is under investigation.

4:43 p.m. A welfare concern was reported for an elderly couple that appeared to be having vehicle issues on North Pacific. An officer found everything was fine.

6:54 p.m. A wallet was found in the roadway on North Pacific. The owner was found and the wallet was returned.

July 27 – 6:46 a.m. A reckless driver in an 18 wheeler was reported on 69 South heading toward the city. The caller said the 18 wheeler turned on Loop 564. An officer was unable to locate it.

7:53 An officer responded to a 911 hang up call on Padgett Street. Someone had called 911 three times and hung up. The officer found the resident was having an argument with a man and woman at his home.

9:17 a.m. a business on West Loop 564 reported they told two men to not come back, however, they returned. The business asked to have them trespassed from the property.

2:22 p.m. An officer responded to South Street when it was reported some kids were in the area cleaning up around houses and a group of men gathered in the roadway talking loud and using obscene language. The reporting person asked officers patrol through the area.

5:35 p.m. A woman reported a strange piece of mail in her mailbox. An officer looked at the package that had been put in her mailbox when it was found in the middle of the roadway. The officer took it to the post office to be delivered properly.

6:21 p.m. A reckless driver was reported headed into the city northbound on 69 South and was unable to maintain a single lane. Officer was unable to locate the vehicle.

8:42 p.m. An officer responded to a business on NE Loop 563 when it was reported a vehicle in the parking lot playing offensive language. The officer located the vehicle and the music was turned down.

9:53 p.m. A theft of merchandise was reported from a business on NE Loop 564. A woman reportedly did not scan everything when checking out. Managers were able to stop her before she left the parking lot with the merchandise. She fled from the office before officers arrived, but was identified and charges are pending.

10:36 p.m. A complaint of people yelling at the end of Rainbow Street was reported. An officer responded but did not finding who was yelling. When asked, several people denied hearing anyone.

July 26 – at 5:12 p.m. A reckless driver was reported on West Broad, eastbound. The complainant reported the vehicle was unable to maintain a single lane and was driving at high speed. An officer was unable to locate the vehicle.

5:41 p.m. A woman reported she was loading her children in the car to leave a business on the NE Loop 564 when a man approached her vehicle and asked her to go back inside with him to purchase baby formula. She told him no and the man left in a vehicle with no license plate displayed headed west. An officer was unable to locate the vehicle.

8:04 p.m. A caller reported someone outside the apartments on North Johnson cursing loudly. An officer responded and there was no one outside upon his arrival. Some residents said they did not hear anything, but one said they were hollering at their dog.

9:10 p.m. A welfare concern was reported on Carolyn Street when a father attempted to pick up his daughter and newborn baby because the boyfriend was drinking and she did not feel safe. The father did not want any trouble with the boyfriend. Officers went to the residence to make sure everything was calm and the mother and baby left the residence.

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