Mineola Police Report


April 24

11:15 a.m. EZ-Mart reported a man inside the store upset, yelling and cursing the clerk. Several customers in the store were attempting to calm him down. The man was escorted off the property and criminally trespassed.

5:16 p.m. Three vehicles were reportedly doing donuts in the parking lot of the Nature Preserve, and one almost hit a complainant’s vehicle. The vehicles left and headed toward the city. An officer attempted to locate the vehicles but did not find them.

April 23

5:52 a.m. Officers responded to a man in the middle of the roadway yelling and swinging a boat paddle at East McDonald Street and Circle Drive. The man stated he needed medical attention. EMS was contacted and he was transported to the hospital.

8:02 a.m. Kimberly Elaine Gibson, 58, of Hawkins was arrested for allegedly driving without a license and no insurance. Gibson was stopped for a traffic violation at the 300 block of East Broad Street.

10:19 p.m. A verbal disturbance was reported at Walmart when two subjects were arguing about a road incident. One subject stated the other almost ran her off the roadway and she felt like the subject was intoxicated. Officers talked with everyone involved and found no signs of intoxication and the subject denied almost hitting anyone. The two calmed down after the officer spoke with them.

April 22

4:45 a.m. A man on Francis Street reported he was assaulted the day before by another male and he wanted to file charges. This is under investigation.

11:57 a.m. City National Bank reported fraudulent checks being cashed on a local business. This is under investigation.

12:02 p.m. A criminal mischief report was filed when a Landers Street resident reported a sugary substance found in the gas tank of her vehicle.

2:12 p.m. A Phillips Street resident reported being harassed by a neighbor. A directive patrol was issued.

6:42 p.m. A pursuit was reportedly heading into the city involving Van Zandt County. The vehicle was stopped at Loop 564 and Hwy. 69 South. Officers assisted while the suspect was placed into custody.

April 21

12:36 a.m. Ashley Nicole Honea, 22, of Mineola was arrested for allegedly driving while license invalid. Honea was stopped on East Broad Street for a traffic violation.

April 20

5:13 p.m. Stephen Ray Spraggins, 23, of Mineola was arrested for allegedly operating a motor vehicle without insurance. Spraggins was stopped by an officer on North Johnson Street for a traffic violation.

7:54 p.m. An officer was called to Autumn Winds Assisted Living for a death investigation. An 82-year-old woman was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Pct. 1 Tony Gilbreath.

April 19

8:23 a.m. A business on East Broad Street reported telephone harassment when a subject repeatedly called the business to talk with an employee. An officer made contact with the male subject and advised him to stop calling or charges could be filed. He was verbally criminally trespassed.

3:08 p.m. A local bank reported check fraud when a man entered the bank attempting to cash a fraudulent check.

3:33 p.m. A Bromberg Street business reported check fraud when several checks were cashed in the business’s name.

7:14 p.m. Thomas James Lennon, 29, of Alba was arrested on a Hopkins County theft warrant. Lennon was stopped by an officer on South Pacific Street for a defective tail lamp.

10:01 p.m. Officers were asked to do a welfare check on a resident on East McDonald Street. The resident talked with officers and willingly went with EMS.

April 18

1:01 p.m. A burglary was reported on Stone Street when a resident reported several tools stolen from the residence.

3:55 p.m. A disturbance was reported from Grand Saline involving a vehicle that fired at a business and was headed East on Hwy. 80. Officers stood by at the city limits, but did not locate the vehicle.

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