Quitman Police Report

Posted 10/29/20

Sept. 29

Lt. Mike Chilson and Sgt. Austin Milbourn responded to a disturbance on Cliff St. Officers were advised it was verbal. The male subject blamed the altercation on the woman’s alleged …

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Quitman Police Report

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Sept. 29

Lt. Mike Chilson and Sgt. Austin Milbourn responded to a disturbance on Cliff St. Officers were advised it was verbal. The male subject blamed the altercation on the woman’s alleged continued use of methamphetamine. CPS was notified due to children residing in the home.

Sept. 30

Lt. Chilson was contacted by an employee of a local business who reported that a customer had paid for a purchase with what she suspected was counterfeit coins. Chilson concurred that the coins were not consistent with U.S. currency. After viewing surveillance footage, the manager of the business and Lt. Chilson recognized the woman. The case, along with the suspect coins, will be forwarded to the Secret Service.

Oct. 1

Sgt. Milbourn took a report of vandalism from a city employee, damage inside the public restroom at the park. Milbourn also recorded information about a possible suspect who was observed in the park earlier in the week. The subject is well known to law enforcement and has an extensive criminal history which includes multiple arrests for criminal mischief. The damage was estimated at $500.This case remains under investigation.

Oct. 2

Sgt. Milbourn responded to the parking lot of UT Health Hospital in response to a possible intoxicated person. Milbourn was familiar with the subject, having dealt with him cursing hospital staff earlier in the day. Milbourn observed the man to have an open container of alcohol in his vehicle and noticed the man exhibited multiple signs of intoxication. The man also refused to follow simple commands and resisted being handcuffed. After a brief struggle, Ronnie W. Aide, 55, of Mineola was transported to jail. He was charged with public intoxication and resisting arrest/search/transport. 

Oct. 5

Just after 2 a.m. Officer Joe Andrade was notified by Wood County Electric of a theft at a business on E. Goode Street. Andrade was informed by an electric company employee that the business’ electric meter had been stolen. Andrade checked the business and found it to be secure. The electric meter is valued at $250. This case has been forwarded for investigation. 

Oct. 6

Lt. Chilson took a report of a stolen firearm. The complainant was unaware of when or where the gun was taken from his vehicle. Chilson was given information about a possible suspect. The gun’s serial number will be forwarded for inclusion in the TCIC/NCIC database. This case remains open. 

Oct. 9

Officer Linda Williams took a report of a stolen wallet. The reporting party stated she had left her wallet in a buggy at a local business. The woman had already cancelled her credit cards and changed her debit card. Williams spoke with employees of the business and found that no one had turned in a wallet. A cursory examination of the parking lot and shopping carts failed to turn up the wallet. The following day, Williams was advised that the woman’s wallet had been returned to her by mail. Everything was inside, with the exception of $40-$50 cash. This case is closed. 

Officer Williams responded to the corner of Lance Road and Elaine Dr. for found property. A city worker advised finding several signs at that location. Williams found several signs, mostly political in nature, at the northeast corner of the woods. An incident report was completed.

Oct. 10

Officer Williams was dispatched to a disturbance on Walker St. Williams heard a female yelling with children yelling back. After speaking with all parties it was determined that the disturbance was verbal and was a result of the couple’s frustration at attempting to get the children ready to go to an event. An incident report was completed. 

Oct. 11

Just before 4 a.m. Lt. Chilson was advised of three male subjects, dressed all in black, in the area of Jeanell St. The caller advised one of the males was by the garage across from his house and the other two were behind his next door neighbor’s truck. Chilson responded and did not locate the males. After waiting several minutes, a second search of the area revealed the three walking on N. Winnsboro St. Chilson identified the three, checked them through Wood County Sheriff’s Office dispatch and determined they were clear. They were advised to leave the city and go home. An incident report was completed. 

Officer Williams took a burglary report from a resident of Highland Dr. The woman reported that someone had removed $50 cash from her wallet which had been left in her unlocked car. The wallet was found open on the floor of the car. This case has been forwarded to CID for investigation. 

Officer Williams took a report of found property from a resident of Jeanell St. The reporting party advised that his son found a pistol in a holster in their front yard. The gun was loaded and another magazine was found in the same vicinity. According to the man, the gun is not his and he did not know where it came from. This case remains open. 

Officer Williams took a burglary report from a resident of Oak Grove Road. The man stated he had discovered $800-$900 cash missing from his wallet which had been left in his unlocked truck overnight. This case has been forwarded for investigation. There are viable suspects in the auto burglary cases. 

Oct. 12

Sgt. Milbourn took a theft report from a resident of Morris Ave. The man reported that a nail gun and a chainsaw were taken from near his open carport. This case has been forwarded for investigation. 

Oct. 13

Officer Corbin Hanner took a report of burglary of a building from the owner of the Donut Palace. The man reported he had arrived to work and found the drive though window broken and the door ajar. Inside, both cash registers were found to be empty. The damage estimate is $80 and the missing currency totaled $400. This case has been forwarded for investigation.

Oct. 14

Officer Hanner and Sgt. Milbourn observed a man walking through yards that are private property on Stephens St. Officers initiated contact with the man who was found to be carrying a toaster oven. He was also in possession of a set of car/house keys which he admitted to finding in the Clear Lakes area. He claimed to have found the toaster oven set out as though it was trash near the Twin Pines RV Park. The keys and toaster oven were confiscated for safekeeping and logged into evidence. The man was released. 

Oct. 17

Officer Williams responded to the city park in reference to a small child playing unattended. The child had joined a birthday party in progress and pointed to a car across the park when asked where his parents were. According to the child, both of his mommies were in the car. Williams made contact with both females and advised them of the dangers of allowing the child to play with strangers across the park. The women advised they were playing Pokémon and it required them driving around the park. The child got into the car with the women and they all moved to the other side of the playground together. An incident report was completed. 

Officer Williams took a theft report from a resident of Oak Grove Road. The man reported his Glock pistol was missing from his pickup truck. The gun is valued at $350. This case has been forwarded for investigation.