Quitman Police Report, Jan. 16-29
Cpl. Austin Milbourn took a report from a Quitman woman who stated she believed her daughter had been fraudulently using her debit card. The woman believed the card was being removed from her purse during the night and returned to her purse. Several checks were also discovered to have been written without the woman’s permission. At the mother’s request, the daughter will be issued a criminal trespass warning for the property.
Officer Corbin Hanner took a report of aggravated sexual assault from a Quitman woman. The woman reportedly met the suspect on a dating site and agreed to allow him to come to her home. This case has been turned over to CID for investigation.
Officer Linda Williams responded to a residence on Tomie St. for a disturbance. She found a juvenile being restrained by a family member. According to the family, anger outbursts are common for the juvenile. EMS was called to the scene but was later dismissed by the child’s mother who stated she would get help for her child.
Lt. Mike Chilson was dispatched to a residence on Zola St. for a scam. The reporting party stated he had been contacted several months ago and told his computer needed to be updated because the contract was out of date. The caller was given remote access to the man’s computer. The man was then informed that he was due a refund of $150 for services rendered but instead $15,000 was transferred into the man’s account. He was then instructed to transfer $7,500 to an account in Naples, Fla. The man did not make the transfer and contacted his bank to make them aware of the situation instead.
Lt. Chilson was dispatched to the Towner Apartments on N. Winnsboro St. for a structure fire. Two male juveniles stated the fire started while they were attempting to cook some French fries. This case has been referred to the fire marshal.
School Resource Officer Jim Rapp responded to a report of a male student who was out of control. According to the teacher, the student had become upset after being corrected and had thrown a chair. Although other students were in the room at the time, no one was injured. The boy’s parents were called and a grandparent showed up to take the boy home.
Officer Hanner initiated a traffic stop after witnessing a pickup with a defective tail lamp and expired registration. The driver advised he was aware of the problem with the truck’s registration. The man also stated he had switched the license plates on the truck with ones from another truck of the same make and model. He stated the registration sticker on the vehicle was not the correct sticker. The fictitious plates and the registration sticker were confiscated. Jordan Paul Crist, 26, of Alba was arrested on multiple charges. A tow truck was called and the pickup was impounded.
Officer Hanner was dispatched to a vehicle crash on Oak Grove Rd. Hanner was advised that a car had struck a car parked in the ditch and the driver had fled into a nearby residence. Upon arrival, Hanner found the vehicle damaged and abandoned in the roadway. The driver was located at his nearby residence. He was combative and would not comply with verbal commands. He also smelled strongly of an alcoholic beverage and stated that he had been consuming whiskey. Tony Saucedo Ybarra, 27, of Quitman was taken into custody for resisting arrest. He was transported to jail where he was denied intake due to his extreme level of intoxication. He was released to EMS and was transported to UT Hospital in Quitman.
Lt. Chilson was dispatched to Dollar General for a shoplifter. The suspect was found to have 33 items concealed in her purse. The value of the items was approximately $200. Gerri Rachelle Butler, 45, of Mineola was arrested for theft of property. She was transported to jail without incident.