Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Additional Charges Filed in Lawnmower Theft Case

Raymanuel Seales
The suspect in a lawnmower theft in Winston County is now facing additional charges in other thefts across Winston and Leake Counties. Raymanuel Seales of Neshoba County was taken into custody on Monday and charged with grand larceny concerning the theft of a zero turn mower from the Noxapater Attendance Center last week.

Winston County Sheriff Jason Pugh indicated today that Seales now faces three additional charges of grand larceny in Winston County and up to six charges in neighboring Leake County. A possible accomplice from Neshoba County was also taken into custody today. Full details have not been released at this time

Sealesd was arraigned in Winston County earlier today on the first count and other indictments are pending. Pugh noted that at this time no stolen property has been recovered but efforts are ongoing to locate the large number of items taken over the last several weeks.

Winston County Sheriff Jason Pugh asks that the public assist with any information they may have concerning Seales. If you have purchased any equipment or know of anyone that has possibly made a purchase from Seales in the last three months, please contact the Winston County Sheriff's Department at 662-773-5881 or their local law enforcement.