Wood County Sheriff’s Report

Posted 9/1/22

August 17

Deputy Whisenhunt, theft; caller received large water bill from residence that is not hers, wished to have information documented.

Deputy Morrison, fraud; caller wrote check to person …

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Wood County Sheriff’s Report


August 17

Deputy Whisenhunt, theft; caller received large water bill from residence that is not hers, wished to have information documented.

Deputy Morrison, fraud; caller wrote check to person which was cashed, same check also cashed for larger amount, caller will verify where transaction occurred.

August 18

Cpl. Cooper, traffic stop, FM 14; observed motorcycle run red light, fled at high speed, observed driver throwing bags of suspected narcotics onto highway. Due to weather, pursuit terminated, Van Zandt County stopped vehicle. Micheal Humphrey, 31, Hawkins arrested for driving while license invalid and evading arrest. 

Deputy Croney, possible disturbance, Private Road 5556; female heard yelling, couple arguing, observed red marks on female where male hit her. Ralph Strock, 64, Yantis arrested for assault causes bodily injury. 

Cpl. Cooper, traffic stop, Hwy 80, observed vehicle with expired registration, driver advised he had been arrested previously for marijuana possession, refused vehicle search, canine officer contacted, positive alert given, vehicle searched, bag of clear substance located inside driver’s boot. Niles Weaver, 38, Kilgore arrested for possession of controlled substance.

August 19

Deputy Rapp, disturbance, County Road 1813; mother advised she and daughter arguing due to ongoing divorce. Both parties advised nothing physical. 

Deputy Rapp, theft, Hwy. 154; caller had pictures of truck with items in it, did not provide license plate, property owner advised a few people had permission to take items from residence.

Deputy Rapp, disturbance, Private Road 6395; father arguing with son over using drugs, son advised to get treatment or leave residence, advised he would seek treatment.

August 20

Deputy Williams, suspicious circumstance, FM 2966; victim delivering mail, someone harassed and threatened her, second time this has happened, unable to locate suspect.

Deputy Gould, disturbance, Hwy. 182; suspect went to residence to speak with girlfriend, who did not want to speak with him, suspect admitted grabbing victim by arm, pulling her through yard. James Littlejohn, 24, Alba arrested for assault causes bodily injury. 

Deputy Gould, suspicious circumstance, FM 778; caller advised she woke up to a male in residence, told him to leave. Once suspect walked outside, victim locked door, waited for officers to arrive. Colten Murphy, 27, Tyler arrested for public intoxication.

Sgt. Cox, warrant service, County Road 4940. April Hanson, 44, Quitman arrested for outstanding warrant.

August 21

Deputy Kovic, criminal mischief, County Road 2200; car’s rear windshield shattered, caller did not have possible suspects.

Deputy Kovic, criminal mischief, County Road 2315; neighbors keep coming onto owner’s property, would like them criminally trespassed, neighbors contacted, successfully issued trespass warning.

Deputy Gould, suspicious circumstance, County Road 1681; vehicle kept driving by house, when he made contact with driver, he began yelling at him. While speaking to driver, female got out, stole breaker panels from residence. 

August 22

Deputy Croney, theft in progress, County Road 4828; individuals advised they were fishing, had permission to be on property, discovered neither party had permission. Richard Morgan, 39, Winnsboro, and Cole Weems, 45, Winnsboro arrested for burglary of building and criminal trespass.

August 23

Cpl. Cooper, suspicious vehicle, FM 852; female inside asleep, could not advise where she was or what she was doing, unable to walk, blood shot eyes. Alisha Russell, 38, Winnsboro arrested for public intoxication.

Deputy Morrison, criminal mischief; 18-wheeler struck pole at business, had it on camera, victim advised he contacted company of 18-wheeler, have not claimed responsibility.

Cpl. Cooper, criminal mischief, Hwy. 154; both suspects had been detained. Witnesses advised after suspects were cutoff from alcohol, using a vehicle, they threw rocks onto multiple vehicles. Bobby Brimer, 36, Emory was arrested for criminal mischief.

Deputy Rapp, obstruction of correspondence; neighbor has brought caller’s mail multiple times, opened it before bringing it. Report filed.