The Grayson County District Attorney’s Office released a list of people indicted this week on charges that ranged from bail jumping to aggravated assault. The indictments are formal charges and are not an indication of guilt.
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Wednesday, Russell Todd McCree, 34, of Whitesboro, pleaded guilty to three counts of indecency with a child by sexual contact and was sentenced to 20 years in prison on each charge. The sentences, which will run concurrently, were imposed by 59th District Court Judge Rayburn Nall pursuant to a plea agreement that McCree reached with the Grayson County District Attorney’s Office.
A former Sherman Independent School District teacher was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to sexual assault of a child.
Sherman native Andrea Birdow, 24, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of children in a Louisiana federal court in 2014. Birdow was sentenced to time served and one year of supervised release this month.
BONHAM — A Ravenna man is facing a number of charges of forgery this week. Fannin County grand jurors indicted Anton Dejuan King, 34, of Dodd City on five counts of forgery of a financial instrument. The indictments are formal charges and not an indication of guilt.
A Sherman woman was indicted last week on one count of intoxicated manslaughter. The indictment against Deborah Ruppel, 60, is a formal charge and not an indication of guilt. Previously published reports said that Ruppel was driving a Cadillac in the northbound lane of the service road near State Highway 1417 on April 18. The Cadillac crossed over an exit ramp onto U.S. Highway 75 and struck a tan Silverado. Betsy Russell Wilmes, 78, was a passenger in the Cadillac and was pronounced dead at the scene.
A Grayson County judge sentenced a Sherman man Thursday to 20 years in prison for dealing cocaine.
A Grayson County man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for a driving while intoxicated — felony offense.
Grayson County District Attorney Joe Brown’s office released a list of people whose cases were cleared from state court dockets in June. The following people resolved their cases in the 15th, 59th or 397th Courts last month.
A Denison man has been sentenced to prison for possessing and dealing meth.