Wood County Sheriff’s Report

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Wood County Sheriff’s Department activities on May 16 through May 22 included:

May 22 – Deputies spoke with a person at 8:25 a.m. about a report of harassment on County Road 4580 near Winnsboro. Deputies gave the person advice and cleared the incident.

Deputies arrested Rita Luscomb, 48, Yantis, on an arrest warrant on CR 1941 near Yantis.

Deputies were dispatched at 10:40 p.m. on a disturbance at CR 2430 near Mineola. Shelby Adams, 22, Mineola was arrested for assault.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4586 near Winnsboro, at 6:31 p.m. on a report of shots fired. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.

Deputies were dispatched to Lake Holbrook beach, at 7:07 p.m. on a welfare check. Deputies located the individual and everything was OK.

May 21 - Deputies were dispatched to Farm-to-Market 17 near Yantis on an inquest. An 81-year-old man was found dead in his residence. The justice of the peace appeared at the scene but no autopsy was ordered.

Deputies were dispatched at 10:42 a.m. to CR 3811 near Hawkins on a burglary. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2466 a 1:49 p.m. near Mineola on a theft. Thieves stole a four-wheeler from a person’s property. The case has been onwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 1795 at 2:15 p.m. near Hawkins on a burglary and arrested Nicholas Potoczak, 31, Tyler, for criminal trespass.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2745 at 4:16 p.m. near Mineola on a theft. A known person stole several items from a person’s property. This case has been onwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to FM 14 at 5:32 p.m. near Quitman on a theft. Deputies spoke with all people involved and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to SPUR 514 at 6:28 p.m. near Yantis on a theft. Thieves stole a lawn mower from a person’s property. The case has been onwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3812 at 9:06 p.m. near Hawkins on a dispute. Deputies issued a criminal trespass warning and people were separated on the night.

Deputies were dispatched to Cimmeron Trail at 11:51 p.m. near Hawkins on a dispute. Deputies located the people and cleared the scene.

May 20 - Deputies were dispatched to CR 2229 at 3:49 a.m. near Mineola on a disturbance. The people were separated on the day.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person on CR 2229 at 4:36 a.m. near Mineola. Deputies located the person and provided a courtesy transport.

Deputies were dispatched to Highway 154 at 11:39 a.m. near Quitman on a dispute. The people were separated on the day.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2635 at 12:46 p.m. near Mineola on a vehicle fire. The Mineola Fire Department extinguished the fire.

Deputies were dispatched to Highway 11 at 12:49 p.m. near Winnsboro on on a report that someone damaged a person’s building. The case has been onwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to the CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital emergency room on an inquest. A 76-year-old woman died and the justice of the peace was notified but no autopsy was ordered.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4560 near Winnsboro on a dispute. The people involved were separated on the night.

Deputies spoke with a person at 8:33 p.m. on CR 2370 near Alba on a harassment report. Deputies gave the person advice.

Deputies were dispatched to the Christus Mother Frances Hospital emergency room at 9:06 p.m. on a dog bite that occurred on CR 4480 near Winnsboro. The owner of the dog was advised of the quarantine protocol.

Deputies arrested Kardarian Cooksey, 24, of Hawkins on driving with an invalid license, possession of marijuana and unlawful carrying of a weapon. The arrests was a result of a traffic stop on CR 2262 near Mineola at 10:06 p.m.

Deputies spoke with a person at 11:26 p.m. about a suspicious circumstance that occurred on CR 1985 near Yantis. . Deputies gave the person advice.

May 19 – Deputies were dispatched to Lake Holbrook point, at 12:04 a.m. on a noise complaint. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.

Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on Lake Holbrook beach at 12:32 a.m. and arrested Ruben Rodriguez, 37, Mineola, for an outstanding warrant.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1994 near Yantis at 7:07 a.m. on a disturbance. Deputies spoke with people and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2132 near Quitman at 1:16 p.m. on a report of a dog biting incident. The owner of the dog was advised of the quarantine protocol.

Deputies spoke with a person about a suspicious vehicle at 2:02 a.m. on FM 312 near Winnsboro. Deputies gave the person advice.

 Deputies were dispatched at 4:47 p.m. to FM 2869 near Hawkins on a disturbance and the people involved were separated for the night.

Deputies were dispatched to Highway 37 near Quitman at 5:41 p.m. on a disturbance. People were separated for the night.

Deputies responded to a suspicious person at 10:48 p.m. on Holiday Village Dr. near Quitman. Deputies located the person and provided a courtesy transport.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 2280 near Mineola, at 9:47 p.m., in reference to shots fired. Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate any activity.

May 18 - Deputies were dispatched to FM 2869 near Hawkins at 10:47 a.m. on a reckless driver. Deputies located the vehicle and spoke with all parties involved and the scene was cleared.

Deputies were dispatched to Blue Water Lane near Hawkins at 12:29 p.m. on a disturbance. Deputies spoke with all parties involved and cleared the incident.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 4450 near Winnsboro at 2:04 p.m. on a report of criminal trespass. Deputies advised the person who reported the incident that extra patrol would be provided.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1885 near Yantis at 4:14 p.m. on a report of shots fired. The case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 3811 near Hawkins at 6:14 p.m. on a report of criminal trespass. Deputies advised the reporting party that extra patrol would be provided.

May 17 - Deputies spoke with a person at 1:16 p.m. about a suspicious vehicle on CR 2205 near Mineola. Deputies told them that extra patrol would be provided.

May 16 - Deputies were dispatched to CR 2205 near Mineola at 1 a.m. on a report that a known thief stole several items from a residence. The case has been forwarded to investigators.

Deputies spoke with a person at 9:10 a.m. on a harassment report that occurred on CR 3689 near Hawkins. That turned out to be a civil matter.

Deputies spoke with the reporting party at 1:09 p.m. on a fraud incident that occurred on Private Road 5975 near Yantis. Deputies gave the reporting party advice.

Deputies were dispatched to PR 5446 at 5:42 p.m. near Quitman on report thieves stole jewelry from a residence.

Deputies spoke with a person at 6:13 p.m. on a report that gas was being stolen from a vehicle on CR 3450 near Hawkins. Deputies advised extra patrol would be provided.

After responding to a suspicious person on CR 3440 near Hawkins deputies arrested Daniel Sellers, 30, Tyler, was arrested for public intoxication.

Deputies were dispatched to CR 1977 near Yantis at 7:58 p.m. on a dispute. Deputies spoke with the people involved and determined it was a civil matter.

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