Mineola Police Report

Posted 8/14/18

Aug. 8 – at 1:45 a.m. officers checked McWhorter Street when dispatch received a call from a resident in regard to hearing noises outside the home. The area was checked and no criminal activity was …

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Mineola Police Report


Aug. 8 – at 1:45 a.m. officers checked McWhorter Street when dispatch received a call from a resident in regard to hearing noises outside the home. The area was checked and no criminal activity was observed.

At 8:23 a.m. A woman on South Street reported being cursed by a neighbor. Officer told the person cursing if not stopped charges of disorderly conduct could be filed.

1:36 p.m. A small trailer had rolled into the highway in the 800 block of East Broad. Officers assisted with traffic and the trailer was removed from the roadway.

Aug. 7 – At 12:21 a.m. It was reported a man sitting in a truck for several days on Ivey Street. The man lived at the residence and was OK

At 12:28 a.m. an officer stopped a car on West Blair Street for defective brake light and later located stolen property in the vehicle. The property was seized and the case is under investigation with several suspects involved.

3:43 a.m. A suspicious man was walking around the train depot. Officers found he was checking the time on the clock at the depot.

4:27 p.m. A Smith County Sheriff officer reported a runaway from their county was possibly in the Mineola ISD area. The area was searched and the juvenile was not located.

5:59 p.m. A woman on Goodson Street reported a female was harassing her. An officer advised her to cease all communications.

9:21 p.m. An officer was asked to check the Elliot Street area regarding a motion light that was active and dogs were barking. The area was checked and was OK.

Aug 6 – At 3:11 a.m. Fireworks were set off and reported in Goodson Street area. The area was checked.

At 1:33 p.m. A truck coming into the city from South Pacific was reported losing material off the truck. Officers checked and could not locate the truck or material.

At 4:04 p.m. An assault was reported involving a juvenile. This is under investigation.

8:26 p.m. A group of kids and an adult were reported kicking a ball out into the highway on East Broad. Officers checked and were unable to locate anything near the highway.

9:29 p.m. A friend of a woman on Buchanan Street called for a welfare check when he received a questionable message from her. She was alright and the message had been misunderstood.

Aug 5 -12:34 a.m. A man who had ridden the train into Mineola and then went on to Tyler realized his wallet was missing. Officers were able to locate the wallet and return it to the owner.

12:41 A wallet was found on the roadway at Good and Wigley Street and turned in to police. The wallet was returned to the owner.

3:07 p.m. A man was criminally trespassed from a residence on Molly Lane by homeowner’s request.

4:45 p.m. A city ordinance violation was reported on Elliot when it was found the residents were burning in their yard. Fire was extinguished and the homeowners received a warning.

8:12 p.m. David Lee Slavens 38, of Mineola was arrested for a Mineola and Upshur County traffic warrant. He was stopped by officers on Graham Street.

10:16 p.m. Aimee Marie McEwen, 40 of Mineola was arrested for driving while license invalid with previous convictions. McEwen was stopped at the 100 block of North Pacific for obscured license plate. During inventory a crystal-like substance was located and then field tested. Tests came back as methamphetamine. She was also arrested for possession of a controlled substance.

Aug 4 – At 3:01 p.m. a car was reported to be parked at a stop sign on Welch at Wigley Street for a long time. When officers checked it was broken down.

3:53 p.m. A man on Johnson Street reported that he had unwanted relatives at his home and they were refusing to leave. The parties separated after an officer arrived.

7:23 p.m. A suspicious vehicle was stopped by officers when they noticed a driver driving slow in the Walnut and Wren Street area. When asked, the woman said she was lost.

7:34 p.m. Villeda Ponce Eliseo, 26 of Dallas was arrested for no drivers license. He was stopped on Graham for a traffic violation and found not to hold a valid license.

8:01 p.m. An employee at Goodwill found a wallet in the store and turned it into the police. Dispatch was able to contact the owner and the wallet was returned.

Aug 3 – At 1:09 a.m. Wendy Ann Williams, 24 of Palestine was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia. She was stopped by an officer for speeding on East Broad.

3:09 a.m. A Second Street resident reported awakening to hearing loud voices outside her home. The subjects were located and after investigation by the officer were released to go home.

9:40 a.m. An unsecure building was reported on Johnson Street. An officer and owner secured the business.

10:39 a.m. An officer checked a house on North Pacific that was reported unsecured. Everything was found to be OK.

12:43 p.m. A woman on Newsom Street reported receiving threats over Facebook that were made by a family member. A report was made and is currently under investigation

3 p.m. A fraud report was made when a local bank customer gave her account number out to a person to wire money. After checking the account several transactions were made without the account holder’s consent. Investigation continues.

Aug. 2 – 12.2a.m. An officer made a stop with a man riding a bicycle around Johnson and Bowdoin Street area. He was checked and given a warning by officer.

3:23 p.m. EMS, fire and police were called to Goodson Circle for a person not breathing. EMS called for the JP for an inquest.

7:14 p.m. A disturbance was reported between large groups of teenagers at WalMart. An officer talked with the subjects who said the argument before he got there and the other subjects left the area.

10:09 p.m. An officer answered a suspicious person call in the parking lot at 300 block of West Broad. The man said he lived nearby and was just walking.

10:19 p.m. An officer received a call of a man and woman arguing on North Johnson. It was determined to be a verbal argument only.

10:48 p.m. A man on a bicycle on West Kilpatrick was given a warning for a violation.

11:13 p.m. An officer was contacted about a welfare check on Wigley Street. He found everything OK.