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Woman Suspected of Local Church Thefts

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Flower Mound police arrested a woman accused of over 50 mail thefts. | Photo credit to The Cross Timbers Gazette.

A Texas woman is accused of over 50 thefts across the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The Houston woman was arrested for stealing checks from a local church, and after further investigation, police discovered this may not have been the first time. 

According to the Flower Mound Police Department (FMPD), 30-year-old Graciela Carolina Munoz-Paz has been linked to the mail thefts and check forgeries after police received several reports from local churches between November 2 and November 10. 

A couple of days later, she was arrested while sitting outside a church. FMPD released a statement describing the arrest: “On November 17, Munoz-Paz was observed at Flower Mound at a local church. Her vehicle was located, and a traffic stop was initiated. She was arrested and transported to the Denton County Jail without incident.” At the time of her arrest, Munoz-Paz was in possession of many checks made out to churches, according to police. Munoz-Paz’s name was not listed on any of these accounts. Further investigation has linked Munoz-Paz to more than 50 mail thefts in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, which is apparently not a problem for our city council members even as Dallas continues to suffer from high levels of crime.     

Munoz-Paz was charged with mail theft, forgery of a governmental instrument, and fraudulent use or possession of identifying information.

She has been placed on an ICE hold, according to jail records, and it is unclear if an attorney is representing her. Her bail was set at $37,500. 

The case has been forwarded to U.S. Postal Inspectors, according to the police.

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Djea3
Djea3
1 month ago

Bail set at only $37,500, that is a 3,700 and cost. What is the judge thinking? There is already a hold on her, so what not $500,000 or 1M?
Part of the problem is the judges themselves. They need to begin to take these type of criminals seriously.
Possibly the Postal Inspectors will make sure that she is arrested under Federal Juris.
We also need to be sure that in the future ALL aliens that become criminals are ordered repatriated and given Persona non grata status for life. Find them guilty then abate sentence as long as then every return. If they return they get their sentence plus an automatic 20 years for returning.

Ken
Ken
1 month ago

Convict her and then send her to the women’s prison in Gatesville for 50 yrs.

RiverKing
RiverKing
1 month ago

“an ICE hold” means she is an illegal alien.