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Sexual assault suspect apprehended in Waco

Waco authorities recently arrested a man suspected of sexually assaulting a minor, Our Town Texas reported on May 12.

According to reports, 56-year-old Raymond Grely Thornton was arrested on May 11 after a January incident in which he was alleged of sexually assaulting a female who was less than 16 years old. Upon apprehension, Waco Police Street Crimes officers also seized drugs from Thornton’s possession, Police Sergeant W. Swanton stated. Thornton, who is currently detained at the McLennan County Jail, is being held with a bail bond worth $29,000. He was also charged twice for possessing dangerous drugs.

Facing charges like sexual assault and possession of dangerous drugs can greatly affect your career, reputation and, if convicted, your freedom. You do not have to face this situation, alone, however. If you have been charged in Lewisville, the criminal defense lawyers of Alexander & Associates may work on behalf of your defense for the best possible result from your case. Call us today at (972) 420-6560 to learn more.


Reward for the capture of a most wanted sex offender increased

The reward for capturing one of the most wanted sex offenders in Texas has increased, a report stated on Wednesday, December 4.

According to reports, the current amount of money that will be awarded to the person who helps lead to the capture of 46-year-old Santos Francisco Sanchez is $15,000. Sanchez, who is a Texas Syndicate gang member, is wanted for violating his parole and for not registering himself as a sex offender.

Sanchez was convicted in Fort Worth in 1996 after sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl. He was described as weighing an estimated 205 lbs, being 5’10” tall, and having several tattoos on both arms.

Anyone who sends in a tip is guaranteed anonymity.

If you too are facing criminal charges or in trouble with the law in Lewisville, a lawyer from Alexander & Associates can help you fight to protect your rights and freedom. Call us at (972) 420-6560 to discuss defense options.