Mineola Police Report, Nov. 21-27


Nov. 21

6:45 a.m. An officer assisted on the school bus accident on Hwy. 80 East.

10:34 a.m. A hit and run accident was reported in the parking lot of Trinity Mother Frances. An officer responded and determined there was no damage on the alleged victim’s vehicle.

2:55 p.m. A minor dog bite was reported at the animal shelter. A woman was going to adopt a dog that was surrendered at the shelter. She was bitten on her finger. The dog is quarantined for 10 days.

6:25 p.m. A woman reported fraudulent activity on a phone she had just purchased from Verizon. She was referred to Lindale Police Dept.

7:05 p.m. A disturbance was reported in the yard at a residence on Sycamore St. The reporting party said a male and female were in the yard yelling at each other. When the officer arrived, they both were settled and went their separate ways for the night. 

Nov. 22

2:08 a.m. An officer assisted Walmart by conducting a walk through while several teenagers were in the store together.

2:15 a.m. A disturbance was reported by an anonymous caller at a residence on Kevin St. The reporting party said someone got out of a red pickup and pointed a gun, then left the residence and headed down E. McDonald St. An officer responded to the residence and spoke with the resident. They stated a verbal argument occurred and nothing else.

6:17 a.m. A caller reported a vehicle partially in the roadway on Loop 564 at Walmart entrance. An officer responded and determined the vehicle to not be a hazard.

9:17 a.m. An officer met with a family member in reference to their 16-year-old daughter who was due to have a scheduled visit and they were in fear she would act up when they take custody at the scheduled visit. The mother was given advice to contact the police department if they have any problems with the juvenile while here on a custody visit.

7:32 p.m. A reckless driver was reported on North Pacific Street. The officer observed the vehicle parked at a residence on North Pacific St.

8:56 p.m. An officer transported two juveniles home from the ballgame at the request of an officer working security at the football game.

11:58 p.m. Walmart requested officers to conduct a walk through of the store, because of suspicious activity. 

Nov. 23

7:09 a.m. A reckless driver was reported on North Pacific St. An officer conducted a traffic stop on West Broad Street and determined the man was stopping and starting because he was working, looking at towers.

8:12 a.m. A convenience store on East Broad St. reported a man in the store they wish to trespass. The man was already gone upon the officer’s arrival.

Nov. 24

12:36 a.m. Multiple neighbors on W. McDonald St. reported they feel someone is walking the streets and stealing fuel from their vehicles. A directed patrol has been placed on that area.

2:15 a.m. A resident on W. McDonald St. reported hearing a loud bang at her back door. Officers searched her back yard and patrolled the area but did not find anyone in the area.

3:48 p.m. Criminal mischief was reported on Read St. The residents reported two males were running from the residence when they heard a noise and went outside to find a brick thrown through a back window. This is under investigation.

5:35 p.m. A woman reported she and her ex-boyfriend were arguing at a residence on Pegues St. and she requested an officer. Officers responded and spoke with both parties. The argument was determined to be over a civil matter. The two separated for the night.

8:20 p.m. A resident on Stone St. reported her teenage son assaulted her when she was trying to keep him from getting his cell phone. A family violence report was filed and this is under investigation.

9:31 p.m. A man reported his checks were stolen from his vehicle in Van Zandt County. He was referred to Van Zandt County.

Nov. 25

8:30 a.m. An officer assisted EMS with a medical call on Newsom St.

10:14 a.m. A man reported he lost his wallet at the apartment complex on Newsom St.

1:27 p.m. Two suspicious black males in a U-Haul truck were reported at Higginbotham’s on S. Pacific St. The males appeared to be conducting a scam. The males left in a white Tahoe and the U-Haul vehicle before an officer arrived. The U-Haul was determined to be stolen from another state. Lindale P.D. was notified.

4:27 p.m. A resident on Stone St. reported having problems with her teenage son. An officer responded and spoke with both parties. 

9:10 p.m. An officer assisted a Wood County Deputy who needed assistance with a traffic stop at Loop 564 and FM 49.

Nov. 26

3:54 p.m. A three vehicle accident was reported in the 200 block of N. Pacific St. Joseph Francis Newland, 38, of Alba, was arrested for no liability insurance. Newland hit the rear of one vehicle and knocked that vehicle into another vehicle while the two vehicles in front of him were stopped to allow a vehicle to turn left on E. Blair St. No injuries were reported on the scene.

6:29 p.m. A suspicious vehicle was reported that was sitting on the side of the street on Landers for an extended amount of time. An officer checked on the vehicle and the driver reported they were just resting. 

Nov. 27

12:50 a.m. Wood County S.O. received a 911 call from a family member reporting an assault at a residence on N. Johnson St. Roberto Perez Gomez, 40, of Mineola, was arrested for assault family violence by contact (Class C).

12:45 p.m. A purse was found by someone at the Nature Preserve, but it was turned over to the owner before an officer arrived to take possession of it.

1:02 p.m. EMS requested an officer on an unresponsive person at a residence on Padgett St. Justice of the Peace Pct. 2 Janae Holland pronounced a 76 year old resident deceased by natural causes.

7:52 p.m. An officer assisted a Wood County Constable on a traffic stop on W. Broad St.

10:21 p.m. An officer assisted a driver that was pulling a trailer to get the trailer lights working on W. Broad St.

11:04 p.m. An officer assisted a Wood County Constable on a traffic stop at Loop 564 and FM 49.