13 arrested in Grayson Co. theft ring

By: Emi FitzGerald Email
By: Emi FitzGerald Email

SHERMAN -- Grayson County Sheriff's Deputies are interviewing suspects after several arrests across the county. Authorities say these suspects are behind at least three burglary cases that were previously reported to them.

The arrests began after investigators received information about two people they say are responsible for burglaries and identity theft in Gunter.

Their investigation led them to eleven other people who they took into custody along the way.

Sheriff's investigators say Jessie Mancilla and Kimberly Ragsdale were staying at a home on Hazelwood Street in Sherman where they found stolen goods.

Investigators say they received information that the two were responsible for burglaries and identity theft in Gunter.

Deputies found drugs and stolen clothes and jewelry at a home on Carr Street in Sherman on Friday and arrested the two people who had been staying at the home on hazel wood and several other people authorities say were either connected with the burglaries or were in possession of drugs.

These 13 people were arrested over the course of last week for different crimes ranging from possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia to identity thefts and burglaries to outstanding warrants in Sherman and Grayson County.

Authorities want residents to take extra caution because the victims were random targets.

"Just be very careful with your credit cards, be careful who you let around your house, lock your houses up, know your neighbors, get to talking with your neighbors, let them know if there's any suspicious activity, let somebody know." says Sgt. Ricky Wheeler of the Grayson County Sheriff's Office.

Sgt. Wheeler says they did recover two framed photos of professional athletes, and they do not know who owns the artwork.

If you have any information about the crime, contact the Grayson County Sheriff's Office at 903-893-4388.

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  • by armywife603 Location: Ft. P on Oct 19, 2008 at 01:39 PM
    Just to Mychal. You know where you can turn if you need help. But only if you are serious about it. We've offered it before and nothing has changed in our eyes. We know people make mistakes. It happens. But there comes a time when you have to give all that up and just grow up. I know you are a great person. I've seen it, I just wish you could see it, too. Good Luck!
  • by T.M. Location: Sherman on Sep 19, 2008 at 02:54 PM
    I dated Jessie for a while he has 2 girls and 1 boy whom I love very much, I've NEVER been in any kind of trouble, never done drugs, He wasn't always bad... I still love Jessie to this day... I miss him and I continue to write him as he is in jail... He can get straighened out he just needs to be with me again and get away from all those other people...
  • by Grandma Location: Whitewright on Feb 8, 2008 at 06:19 PM
    Mychal, I hope you get the help you need. Your 4th child, CWJ, is such a blessing to us. I am keeping a journal of your life to show him when he grows up. So far I think he would be very unhappy. Please try and do better.
  • by Anonymous Location: Howe, Tx on Jun 29, 2007 at 09:13 AM
    Everyone of these low life scums should be put away for life. I personally know a few of them and they have never been anything but trouble. Eric, Jessie, Nick, Laci and Penny are of the few I know and they definaltely need put away for a very long time. What a disgrace to human society. Get a JOB losers and make something of yourselves! I feel so sorry for their kids may God always protect them.
  • by Just Me Location: Howe on Jun 23, 2007 at 07:35 PM
    My first quesion is Why in God's name did they even allow Eric Mancilla to post bond and get back out on the streets. Most of these people's track record should show that they need to be locked up and the key thrown away. I have to admit I am with Darlene on the whole situation in Gunter, the Gunter P.D. has known about them for many years and seen them going up and down the streets and just ignored the fact when they are in town something is going to happen. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out they always have a beer in their hand behind the wheel. You can assure if you have a tail light out going through Gunter you will be pulled over and givin a citation but feel free to open a beer and strike up a crack pipe and smoke it they don't care!
  • by anonymous Location: anonymous on Jun 20, 2007 at 10:19 AM
    These people deserve a second chance. But the chance should be after they serve there time and go through rehab. They live a life of crime because they have nothin goin for them. As a son of one of the men convicted and seen how drugs have affected not only my father, but myself as well, I think that they should all be imprisioned. This will keep all these hoodlums off the street and out of trouble.
  • by Anonymous on Jun 16, 2007 at 09:30 PM
    Why would you want to get to know your neighbors when 2 of these people on here are your neighbors?!?
  • by Justin "Ugh" Leonard Location: Whitesboro on Jun 16, 2007 at 03:37 PM
    I <3 Jerb, and Tater Digger is my hero.
  • by Anonymous Location: Kingston on Jun 15, 2007 at 10:04 PM
    I think all these people have obsovisley have problems and are not taking care of their children but you know what that is what drugs will do for you. They make you feel good at the moment then you loose the high and have to have more well then that takes money. They don't have it therefore they steel from people. If we could get the drugs off the street then everyone would be better off and we wouldn't have to worry about near as much crime and theses people could raise their own children and not DHS or foster homes. I believe that these people should remain in jail and spend a long sentince in prison and give them a long time to sit and think about how they have not only messed up their lives but also their children's. I hope their children grow up and learn something from what their parents have done and I hope these peoples children grow up to be good people and citizens of their community. These people need real help and I don't think they should be let out until they have at least about 8 years of jail and rehab. I feel sorry for the children they are the ones who are suffering from their parents stupid mistakes and only thinking of themselves. I hope the children are with someone who will take good care of them and set good moral examples about life and how to live a good life.
  • by Anonymous Location: Sherman on Jun 15, 2007 at 10:24 AM
    This is mostly pointed to Laci. I am so glad we parted ways and no i did not grow up to be a low life scum like you. You know they only say beauty is skin deep but man sometimes it does help, but you don't have either. Isn't it enough that you took drugs while you were pregnate and totally disabled your child by this and your suppose to be proud. They need to leave you in jail and don't be calling anyone to bail you out like the rest of all of you. You like to do the crime so pay up. Parents, relatives/friends if you helped bail them you are just as guilty as they are and need to be in jail with them . all you are saying is go back to the crime of life. Don't believe there lies. How much money do they owe you? that you won't see.You are nowhere close to the word Mother. Who was taking care of your responsibilites while you were getting high?
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