Madisonville police report making five arrests and having arrest warrants for three more people in connection with a group that they say has been a thorn in the side of law enforcement for months.
Those arrested and sought are suspects in numerous burglaries and thefts in Madisonville for several months.
Because they are accused of working together in a criminal enterprise, the eight are facing charges of engaging in organized criminal activity, which is a third degree felony.
Those arrested so far have been identified as Robert David Plante, Samantha Jane Thompson, Joseph Lee Cleveland, Deomont Derpree Crosby and Christopher August Newman.
Those being sought and pictured here are Robert Sanchez, David Harris and Michael Grisham.
Anyone with information on those pictured here are asked to contact the Madisonville Police Department at 936-348-3317
The warrant roundup was conducted by the Madisonville Police Department assisted by the Madison County Sheriffs Office.