Quitman Police Report

Posted 7/8/21

June 4

Sgt. Detective Clint Perkins responded to the Minute Man Ordnance Gun Shop on W. Lipscomb St. for a theft report. The reporting person said that a gun suppressor valued at $999.99 had been …

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Quitman Police Report

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June 4

Sgt. Detective Clint Perkins responded to the Minute Man Ordnance Gun Shop on W. Lipscomb St. for a theft report. The reporting person said that a gun suppressor valued at $999.99 had been stolen by an unknown white male and the offense had been caught on surveillance video. A suspect was identified and a theft warrant for >=$750<$2,500 was issued.

June 7

Sgt. Jefferey Baldwin responded to an animal call from a concerned citizen for a dog tied up in the 200 block of N. Stephens St. Baldwin contacted the dog owner and explained that it was a city ordinance violation for any animal to be chained up to anything and could only be in a fence or inside the residence. The animal was not harmed, and the dog owner was given a warning. The resident was new to the city and unaware of the city ordinance.

June 10

Sgt. Baldwin was dispatched to a disturbance on Puckett St. where the reporting person had been assaulted by his son. The suspect had fled the residence before officers arrived. The following day Lt. Anita Tucker secured a warrant for James Girard for injury to the elderly/disabled persons causing bodily injury family violence. Officers were unable to locate Girard, but on June 14, Girard turned himself in to Wood County Jail. 

June 16

Sgt. Perkins and Lt. Tucker responded to a disturbance in progress in the 400 block of Elaine St. The suspect fled the area before officers arrived. The suspect later went to the Quitman Police Department where officers interviewed all parties. The suspect was written a criminal trespass warning for their residence on Elaine St. and neither party chose to pursue charges.

June 16

Sgt. Perkins took a report at the police department from a victim of fraudulent charges on her debit card. It was found that the perpetrator was the victim’s daughter. Perkins got two warrants issued for Karen Adkins for credit card/debit card abuse against the elderly and fraudulent use or possession of credit card/debit card information. This case will be forwarded to the district attorney’s office.

June 19

Sgt. Baldwin responded to a person laying in the ditch in the 300 block of Horton St. Baldwin identified a white female covered in mud as Sherry Nutt. Baldwin observed Nutt exhibiting all the signs of an intoxicated person. Nutt was placed under arrest and transported to Wood County Jail and booked for public intoxication.

June 21

Officer Kevin Atkinson was dispatched to the 600 block of Central Ave. for a domestic disturbance where the reporting person advised that she had been assaulted by her daughter. Atkinson arrested Elizabeth Wright for assault causing bodily injury family violence and she was transported to Wood County Jail. This case will be forwarded to the district attorney’s office.

June 23

Officer Caitlyn Wilson served two city warrants for expired driver’s license and failure to maintain financial responsibility on Delani Nissen at the Wood County Jail where she was already in custody for other charges.

June 26

Officer Atkinson responded to a death investigation in the 400 block of Lake Dr. where Kenneth Norden was pronounced deceased. Lt. Tucker and Chief John Farmer responded to the scene to conduct the death investigation. This case is under investigation pending autopsy.

June 29

Sgt. Perkins responded to the Family Dollar where the manager requested a criminal trespass warning be written to a female customer changing tags on items in the store. Perkins wrote the woman the warning and advised her she could not step back on the property or risk being arrested.

July 2

Officer Caitlyn Wilson responded to a hit and run at the Brookshire’s parking lot where a 2015 Cadillac SUV pulled out in front of a white Ford pickup causing a collision. The driver of the pickup left the scene without exchanging insurance information, but the driver of the Cadillac advised the accident was his fault. The surveillance cameras at Brookshire were malfunctioning and did not get a good video of the pickup. This incident report was made for documentation purposes.