Money, sandwich-stealing duo arrested at Waco motel

KWKT/McLennan County Jail
POSTED: Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 12:03pm
UPDATED: Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 7:15pm

An ad placed on on Craigslist has led to an assault and robbery at a local motel, luckily the suspects were arrested.

Melissa Mae Ragsdale and Chadrick Jason Sinks were arrested on scene by officers on robbery charges and warrants out of Tarrant County.

According to the Waco Police Department, officers responded to the Red Roof Inn at 720 Martin Luther King around 12:30 p.m., Wednesday on reports of a robbery.

When officers arrived on scene they discovered man had responded to a Craigslist ad and met a woman at the hotel. During their meeting, Sinks assisted Ragsdale in robbing the victim.

During the rendezvous with Ragsdale, Sinks came out from a hiding place and began assaulting the victim. The crime-committing duo allegedly robbed the victim of his money and a sandwich. The victim suffered minor facial injuries. 

Once the victim was able to flee the room, he called police who responded to the scene. Officers were able to locate both suspects in the room where the robbery took place.



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