Mineola Police Report, Oct. 24-30

Posted 11/7/19

Oct. 24

9:59 a.m. A dealership on S. Pacific St. reported a customer taking documents from a manager’s desk that pertained to a recall on their vehicle. The customer was contacted to bring …

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Mineola Police Report, Oct. 24-30


Oct. 24

9:59 a.m. A dealership on S. Pacific St. reported a customer taking documents from a manager’s desk that pertained to a recall on their vehicle. The customer was contacted to bring back the original documents to be filed for reimbursement with the auto company.

11:35 a.m. A fire was reported in a residence on Pat Dr. by Adult Protective Services, while they were checking on a client. The fire was minor and put out quickly. The resident was not injured. However, she was transported to the hospital for an evaluation.

11:15 p.m. A convenience store reported a suspicious customer in the parking lot. An officer spoke with the person and they left the store.

Oct. 25

7:57 a.m. A suspicious person was reported at the Suddenlink building on W. Broad St. An officer determined an elderly man was there trying to pay a bill. 

2:10 p.m. A suspicious person was reported walking around a bank on W. Broad St. wearing a long trench coat and carrying a broken fishing pole. An officer located the man and knew him to be a local citizen.

6:42 p.m. Norman Andrew Williams, 36, of Longview was arrested on a Gregg County warrant for assault bodily injury after he was stopped for a speeding violation on Greenville Ave.

Oct. 26

8:20 p.m. Edina Pena Smith, 42, Frisco, was arrested for a Collin County warrant for a probation violation after she was stopped on E. Broad St. for speeding.

Oct. 27

10:56 a.m. A resident on Read St. reported two known persons took her food stamp card. The resident did not wish to file charges but requested that an officer get the card back.

11:09 a.m. A welfare concern was reported for a resident on Stone St. An officer responded to the residence with EMS. The resident was transported by EMS for an evaluation.

2:10 p.m. A burn violation was reported on Mimosa St. The officer reported the burn to be outside the city limits.

3:04 p.m. A dog was accidentally locked in a vehicle at Pizza Hut. An officer unlocked the vehicle.

3:45 p.m. An officer responded to EZ Mart for a possible intoxicated person who fell in the parking lot. The officer advised the subject had been drinking and fell. The subject sustained an injury from the fall and was transported to the hospital by EMS. A family member was contacted.

7:46 p.m. A resident on N. Newsom St. reported being harassed by a neighbor.

8:59 p.m. Dallis Ray Pippin, 28, Mineola, was arrested for several traffic violations while stopped for an expired registration on N. Pacific St. Pippin was arrested for expired registration, No proof of financial responsibility, driving while license suspended and failed to report change of address.

Oct. 28

1:32 a.m. Walmart reported a group of possibly underage boys walking around and requested an officer to conduct a walk through. Officers notified the parent of one of the juveniles to let them know the juvenile was with the group and they were violating curfew. All the teenagers left and were issued verbal curfew warnings.

1:46 a.m. A suspicious person was reported by a woman getting fuel at Brookshire’s. A man asked if she would let him get fuel with her debit card and he would pay her cash. She refused and advised him of EZ Mart down the road. She said the man drove across the street and waited. An officer located the man in his vehicle on the Brookshire’s parking lot. After an officer identified the man, he left the property.

1:24 p.m. A request by a family member was made to have an ex-boyfriend removed from a woman’s property on Bromberg St. When the officer spoke with the resident that lives there, she did not want him removed. 

6:42 p.m. A woman reported her 14 year old daughter got out of the vehicle and started walking after getting mad. She requested assistance to get her daughter back in the vehicle. When an officer arrived and spoke with the juvenile she got back in the vehicle.

7:03 p.m. A welfare concern for a stranded motorist in the roadway with no lights on was reported on E. Patten St. An officer checked on the motorist and assisted to get the vehicle out of the roadway.

11:33 p.m. Officers assisted with an overturned vehicle near Wing Dingers on Loop 564. DPS was contacted and they worked the accident.

Oct. 29

3:37 a.m. Union Pacific reported a trespasser on a locomotive passing through town. The Union Pacific Police requested an officer to take the man off the train when they arrived at the depot. The man was removed from the train and family members were contacted to pick him up. No charges were filed.

1:05 p.m. A Ford smart key was found at the Nature Preserve and turned in.

2:00 P.M. A burglary of a storage building was reported at a residence on N. Pacific St. Two guns were taken

Oct. 30

2:52 p.m. Goodwill requested an officer to trespass a customer that has stolen before. When the officer arrived the male subject was already gone from the store.

5:31 p.m. A reckless driver was reportedly heading into town from Hwy. 69 South. An officer stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver. No sign of intoxication was found and the driver denied driving recklessly.

6:42 p.m. A vehicle with no brake lights was reported on South Pacific Street. An officer stopped the vehicle and issued a warning.

8:10 p.m. An 18 wheeler was reported driving very slowly and backing up traffic. An officer caught up with the 18 wheeler on Loop 564 and found no violation.