Mineola Police Report, May 16-22


May 16

1:55 a.m. A resident on West McDonald Street reported having fuel stolen from his vehicle.

12:01 p.m. Officers assisted on a road rage incident that occurred in Wood County. Officers were able to locate the vehicle on Wood Street and detain the suspect until Wood County could take over.

1:13 p.m. An officer assisted EMS on a medical call on Goodson Circle.

6:23 p.m. A disturbance was reported on North Newsom Street. The caller reported someone was trying to kill her and her father. Officers responded and spoke to all parties. The disturbance was determined to be a verbal altercation with the complainant’s boyfriend. The two were separated for the night.

7:33 p.m. Walmart reported a shoplifter who had merchandise in her purse and left the parking lot before an officer arrived. A Wood County deputy stopped the vehicle just outside the city limits. When a Mineola police officer approached the suspect, she gave a name not on her driver’s license. The officer was able to confirm her identity and found that she had an outstanding probation violation warrant out of Wood County. Vicki Payne, 57, of Alba, was arrested for a violation of probation warrant, failure to identify as a fugitive from justice, and theft with a previous conviction.

8:49 p.m. Loud music was reported on North Newsom Street. An officer spoke with the resident and the music was turned down.

11:51 p.m. A resident on Graves Street reported she had just got home from the hospital and someone had broken into her residence. The officer determined the call to be a civil issue with another roommate.

May 17

11:19 a.m. A dog bite was reported by UT Health in Quitman. The bite occurred at a residence on East McDonald Street. A woman had a minor injury to her face. The German Shephard was placed in quarantine at the shelter for 10 days.

3:41 p.m. A burglary was reported by a resident on North Newsom Street. A juvenile known to the victim admitted to committing the crime. The juvenile will be processed through Wood County Juvenile Probation.

11:10 p.m. A woman on Sycamore Street heard a noise and noticed a gate was open at the residence where she was staying. Officers responded to the residence and checked around the area but did not locate anything suspicious. The officers patrolled the area during the night.

May 18

12:59 a.m. During routine patrol an officer heard a man screaming on West Kilpatrick Street. The officer tried to find out what was wrong with him. Officers located some friends and transported the man to their residence. The man was written a citation for possession of drug paraphernalia, which was found on his person.

11:08 a.m. A man reported a welfare concern when his sister called him and told him she was locked up in a bedroom because she and her boyfriend were fighting. The man reported when he tried to call his sister back she did not answer. Dispatch attempted contact with her as well, with no answer. An officer went to the location and spoke with the tenants of the residence. The residents denied that anyone else was there besides the small children. The officer found the woman in a bedroom with her bags already packed. She was transported to the office to be picked up by her family. No charges were filed.

3:48 p.m. Aaron’s reported a theft of service when a customer rented some property but did not pay for it and did not return the property.

7:02 p.m. A resident on East McDonald Street had a cable line down in the driveway and needed to leave, but she did not want to drive over the cable. An officer went out and checked the line, and then moved it out of her way.

9:02 p.m. A vehicle was reported stolen at the VFW and was located a few hours later on West Kilpatrick Street. The suspect has been identified and charges are pending.

May 19

1:12 a.m. A man knocked on the door of a residence on Phillips Street and asked the reporting party if they lived there and said a friend had sent him. The man continued to stand in their yard talking on the phone. The male subject was known to officers. He did not commit a crime. The man was transported to his residence.

9:29 a.m. A welfare concern was reported by EMS at a residence on North Newsom Street. EMS was contacted by the family for a medical call, but the female would not come out of a locked bathroom. An officer spoke with her and calmed her down. She was not transported and everything was fine.

11:21 a.m. A church on West Broad Street reported a suspicious male acting strangely inside the church. The responding officer knew the male, and he left the church on foot.

11:56 a.m. A resident on North Newsom reported his pickup was stolen. The resident reported he left the keys in the vehicle. The vehicle was recovered at EZ Mart by an officer in the early morning hours of Monday, May 20. The male driving the vehicle reported that he had borrowed the vehicle from someone and had text messages to prove it. The case is still under investigation and charges are pending.

12:25 p.m. A man called from a convenience store on South Pacific Street and wanted to meet with an officer in reference to his daughter’s stolen cell phone. The officer was delayed due to a train, and the man was gone upon the officer’s arrival.

12:51 p.m. A resident on Molly Street reported tools stolen from his garage overnight. The stolen tools were believed to be linked to the stolen vehicle on Newsom Street, but when the pickup was recovered the tools were not located.

1:12 p.m. A man reported being harassed by someone that kept leaving notes on his vehicle in the Walmart parking lot, claiming that he had hit their vehicle. The man said this is the second time someone left a note. The note had a name to call. When the number was called the caller advised they did not leave a note.

3:27 p.m. Walmart reported two females in the store and had knowledge that one was shoplifting. The other female they thought had been trespassed from the store. Jaunte Nakesha Hawkins, 28, of Mineola was arrested for alleged theft over $100 and under $750.

5:18 p.m. A restaurant on West Broad Street reported that a man was inside yelling and screaming at himself and making a scene. The man was gone upon the officer’s arrival.

8:22 p.m. Autumn Winds reported that a female had left the facility by foot and they were concerned for her safety. An officer located the woman at Loop 564 and North Pacific Street. The officer transported her back to her home, and EMS then transported her to UT Health for a medical situation.

May 20

6:43 a.m. A suspicious male was reported walking around the old gym on University Street and was standing in the roadway. An officer responded and identified the man. The man was not in the roadway and was not committing a crime, so a family member was contacted to pick him up.

2:14 p.m. A caller reported a man knocking on doors at South and Elliott Street. An officer responded and found the man to be the same man from other calls. The officer tried to give the man a ride home but he refused.

2:45 p.m. Royal Village Apartments on North Newsom Street reported several mailboxes broken into.

3:36 p.m. A caller reported a man standing in the roadway at South and Elliott Street. An officer responded and found it to be the same man as identified on other calls, but he was not standing in the roadway at the time the officer’s arrived. The man was instructed to stay out of the roadway.

6:26 p.m. An elderly man with medical issues was reported missing from his home on Landers Street. An officer went to the man’s old address and found him there. He was returned to his family.

4:30 p.m. Adrian Lavoy Williams, 21, of Mineola was arrested for having no driver’s license when the officer witnessed him driving on East Broad Street.

9:08 p.m. A resident on Phillips Street reported that her dad had let a man stay with them, but after he started acting strange he was kicked out. The man was reportedly back at the residence standing in the yard. Officers responded and identified the man. He was given a place to stay at a motel by Ministerial Alliance.

9:37 p.m. A restaurant on West Broad called and reported that a man who they had already called about had returned. An officer responded and identified the man as being the same one reported in several calls. He was issued a criminal trespass. While the officer was present, the man would not listen to the officer’s commands and was walking in traffic. Kenneth Leon Jackson, 34, of Mineola was arrested by the officer for not using the sidewalk.

May 21

1:32 p.m. A restaurant on East Broad Street reported a man getting into an employee’s vehicle. Officers responded and detained the man. He was transported to the police department and later released.

2:55 p.m. A man reported fraud when someone used his check that had been made out to the electric company. The check was used at Walmart. The man said he placed the check in the mail to pay his electric bill.

5:22 p.m. A woman reported her sister’s ex-boyfriend will not stop calling her at work. She was advised to send a final notification to him to cease calling, and if he continued, to file a harassment report.

May 22

8:45 p.m. A man reported his wife had walked off from their residence on Padgett Street and that she had medical issues. The man called back and reported his wife was home and okay.