Mineola Police Report, Dec. 19-25


Dec. 19

8:13 a.m. An officer assisted DPS with a stalled 18 wheeler at Loop 564.

10:50 a.m. A welfare concern was reported for a juvenile. MISD Police Department was notified to investigate.

4:23 p.m. An officer assisted on a gas leak at Cheek and Kilpatrick Streets. A construction crew hit a gas line. CenterPoint Energy and Mineola Fire Department were also involved.

5:06 p.m. Another officer was requested on the scene of the gas leak because motorists were driving around the cones in place while the leak was being fixed.

7:28 p.m. Justin Royce Bailey, 26, Mineola, was arrested for possession of marijuana under 2 oz. after he was stopped for a traffic violation on Meadowbrook St.

8:07 p.m. A disturbance was reported on Wren St. A woman reported her boyfriend was hitting her in the face and she cut him to make him quit. Tony Curtis Leggens, 62, Mineola, was arrested for assault bodily injury family violence. 

8:58 p.m. A woman reported her vehicle had been hit while shopping at Walmart.

Dec. 20

12:36 a.m. An officer assisted a Wood County Deputy on a traffic stop on S. Johnson at Belcher St.

11:14 a.m. A resident on W. Blair St. reported an old roommate changed the lock on her storage building.

11:18 a.m. Mineola Heights Nursing Home reported a man harassing an employee and driving fast in the parking lot. A trespass warning was issued.

11:39 a.m. A resident on W. Broad St. requested a directive patrol because someone had been on his property.

1:48 p.m. An officer assisted EMS on a medical call at McDonald’s restaurant.

2:24 p.m. An officer assisted a woman by giving her a ride to the library.

3:09 p.m. A woman was in the Walmart parking lot asking for money. She was asked to leave per Walmart’s request.

3:36 p.m. A hit and run was reported in the post office parking lot. The reporting party stated a man backed into his vehicle and after they both got out to look at the damage, the man left. The driver was located that hit the vehicle and he stated when they got out of the vehicle to look at the vehicles, the man said everything was OK, so he left. Insurance information was exchanged and no charges were filed. 

11:16 p.m. A welfare concern was reported at a residence on W. McDonald. A resident reported she was concerned about her mother making comments and threats. An officer spoke with both parties and reported everything was fine and alcohol was involved.

Dec. 21

3:34 p.m. A disturbance was reported at a residence on W. Blair St. A resident reported his son was causing trouble and running around in the house naked. Officers responded and determined no offense had occurred. 

8:31 p.m. An officer assisted a DPS trooper on Hwy. 37 when a vehicle crash was reported and the trooper was not nearby. It was reported the driver was possibly intoxicated. The officer held the scene until the trooper arrived.

Dec. 22

1:27 a.m. Wood County S.O. reported a reckless driver that pulled into the VFW parking lot. Officers responded to the location and confirmed the female was leaving the VFW and given a ride home by her boyfriend and her car was left in the parking lot.

10:40 a.m. A hit and run was reported in the Walmart parking lot. An officer requested video surveillance and this is under investigation.

6:12 p.m. A welfare concern was reported by a man in reference to a family member that was suicidal. The family member was located on Hwy. 80 West in Wood County. The Wood County S.O. was notified to take over the investigation.

Dec. 23

5:07 p.m. Rent A Center reported a customer that failed to pay for a rental and did not bring back the merchandise.

7:32 p.m. The department received several 911 calls from a residence on W. Patten where children were calling, cursing and hanging up. An officer went to the residence and spoke with the parents of the children.

11:23 p.m. A disturbance was reported on W. Buchanan St. The man was overheard making threats and trying to kick in the door. When the officers arrived they determined the woman in the residence had been attacked by her dog and the man was trying to get into the residence to get the dog off of her. The woman was transported to the hospital by EMS with lacerations to her face. The two dogs in the home were placed in quarantine. 

Dec. 24

12:19 a.m. A suspicious person was reported on Krause St. when a resident reported the man sitting in his vehicle in the roadway. Officers responded and stopped the man and identified him.

12:25 p.m. A man reported he thinks his vehicle was hit in the Walmart parking lot last week. 

2:12 p.m. Loud music was reported on Baker St. An officer responded and had the resident turn the music down.

6:23 p.m. A woman reported she witnessed a man urinating in front of her at McDonald’s. An officer responded and spoke with the man. The man left after an officer spoke with him and issued him a citation.

11:24 p.m. A disturbance was reported on Hogg St. A woman reported her husband pulled her hair and threw things at her. After officers spoke with both parties, Alfred Grijalva, 34, Mineola, was arrested for assault by contact.

Dec. 25

11:51 a.m. Loud music was reported in one of the rooms at Mineola Motor Lodge. An officer responded and had the tenant to turn the music down.

4:23 p.m. Charles Eugene Louderman, 48, Mineola, was arrested for obscured license plate and possession of a controlled substance after he was stopped for the obscured plate. Louderman had a pipe that contained methamphetamine residue.

7:10 p.m. A woman called and asked an officer to escort her out of her residence on Stone St. When an officer arrived, she wanted the officer to make her husband give her some money. The woman left on foot after the officer refused to get involved. 

9:08 p.m. An assault was reported on Baker St. A man reported he was hit in the mouth with a pistol and the suspect left. The victim reported that he did not know who the person was. The victim was transported to the hospital by EMS. The victim later refused to have the incident investigated.

11:21 p.m. Officers assisted EMS with a medical call on S. Stone St. The woman was transported to the hospital by EMS.

11:33 p.m. A resident on E. Broad St. reported harassment by her daughter’s boyfriend. An officer spoke with the boyfriend and advised him to not text and harass her anymore.