An Aransas County grand jury convened recently, and issued 17 indictments against 16 individuals.

Those individuals, listed by name, charge, date of offense, and bond set (if provided on indictment), are as follows:

Ronnie Villa – Evading arrest with motor vehicle, third degree felony; on or about April 17, 2019, while using a vehicle, intentionally fled from Bryan Cantu, a person the defendant knew was a peace officer who was attempting lawfully to arrest or detain defendant; $5,000 personal recognizance.

Christopher Vargas – Evading in a motor vehicle, third degree felony, repeat felony offender; on or about Oct. 13, 2017, while using a vehicle, intentionally fled from Austin Cox, a person the defendant knew was a peace officer who was attempting lawfully to arrest or detain defendant. Enhancement, on June 24, 2011 convicted of felony offense of assault family violence - strangulation; $5,000 surety.

Daniel Alberto Noriega – Evading in a motor vehicle, third degree felony; on or about Jan. 12, 2019, while using a vehicle, intentionally fled from Eric Cargal, a person the defendant knew was a peace officer who was attempting lawfully to arrest or detain defendant; $2,000 surety.

Christopher Wayne Schlueter – Evading with previous conviction, state jail felony; on or about Jan. 10, 2018 intentionally fled from Steven Nanny, a person the defendant knew was a peace officer who was attempting lawfully to arrest or detain defendant; and on Sept. 28, 2016 convicted of offense of evading arrest; $5,000 surety.

Robert Patrick Metheny – Evading with previous conviction, state jail felony; on or about Jan. 4, 2019 intentionally fled from Rachel Olenick, a person the defendant knew was a peace officer who was attempting lawfully to arrest or detain defendant; and on Dec. 11, 2011 convicted of offense of evading arrest; $5,000 surety.

Layne Alan Derouen – Evading with previous conviction, state jail felony; on or about Oct. 7, 2018 intentionally fled from Michael Cramer, a person the defendant knew was a peace officer who was attempting lawfully to arrest or detain defendant; and on Oct. 26, 2004 convicted of offense of evading arrest; $5,000 personal recognizance.

Charles Wade Brown – Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, state jail felony; on or about Nov. 8, 2017 intentionally and knowingly operated a motor-propelled vehicle, namely an automobile, without the effective consent of the owner; $2,500 personal recognizance.

Robert Wesley Gibson – Possession of prohibited substance in a correctional facility, third degree felony; on or about Sept. 20, 2019 intentionally and knowingly took a prohibited substance, namely Alprazolam, in the Aransas County Detention Center; $5,000 surety.

Jacob Ryan Corpus - Possession of controlled substance Penalty Group 1, less than one gram, state jail felony; on or about July 3, 2019 intentionally or knowingly possessed a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 1, namely methamphetamine, less than one gram; $3,000 personal recognizance.

Luis Alberto Perez – Manufacture or deliver a controlled substance Penalty Group 1, more than one gram but less than four grams, second degree felony, repeat felony offender; on or about Aug. 1, 2019 intentionally or knowingly possessed a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 1, namely methamphetamine, more than one gram, but less than four grams, with the intent to deliver. Enhancement, on Jan. 8, 2004 convicted of felony offense of manufacture or deliver a controlled substance in Penalty Group one, one to four grams; $50,000 personal recognizance.

Gilbert Ray Cavazos – Manufacture or deliver a controlled substance Penalty Group 1, more than one gram but less than four grams, second degree felony; on or about Aug. 1, 2019 intentionally or knowingly possessed a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 1, namely methamphetamine, more than one gram, but less than four grams, with the intent to deliver; $100,000 personal recognizance.

Kenneth Dale Havens – Count one, Possession of controlled substance Penalty Group 1, more than one gram but less than four grams, third degree felony. Count two, tampering with evidence, third degree felony, repeat felony offender. On or about May 11, 2019 intentionally or knowingly possessed a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 1, namely methamphetamine, more than one gram, but less than four grams. Count two, on or about May11, 2019, knowing an investigation was in progress, namely a narcotics investigation, intentionally and knowingly concealed methamphetamine, with intent to impair its availability as evidence in the investigation. Enhancement, on Oct. 23, 2007 convicted of the felony offense of unlawful possession of firearm by a felon; $6,000 surety.

Kenneth Dale Havens - Possession of controlled substance Penalty Group 1, more than one gram but less than four grams, third degree felony, repeat felony offender; on or about March 22, 2019 intentionally or knowingly possessed a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 1, namely methamphetamine, more than one gram but less than four grams. Enhancement, on Oct. 23, 2007 convicted of felony offense of unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon; $3,500 surety.

Adana Reian Adame - Possession of controlled substance Penalty Group 1, less than one gram, state jail felony; on or about July 1, 2019 intentionally or knowingly possessed a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 1, namely methamphetamine, less than one gram; $3,000 surety.

Freeman Lamar Jr. (a.k.a. – Lamar Freeman) – Sex offender’s failure to comply with registration requirements, second degree felony; on or about Feb. 14, 2017 while being a person who had registered with the local law enforcement authority in the county where the defendant resided or intended to reside for more than seven days, to wit: Aransas County Sheriff’s Department, because of a reportable conviction for sexual assault of a child, intentionally, knowingly or recklessly failed to notify the local law enforcement authority of his change of address; $5,000 surety.

Christopher Lee Smith – Endangering a child, third degree felony; on or about May 4, 2018 intentionally, knowingly, recklessly, or with criminal negligence, engaged in conduct, by omission, that placed victim(s) in imminent danger of death, bodily injury, or physical or mental impairment, by failing to seek medical attention for the children and the defendant did not voluntarily deliver the child to a designated emergency infant care facility provider; $5,000 surety.

Joshua Franklin Hankins – Tampering with evidence, third degree felony; on or about Dec. 23, 2018, knowing an investigation was in progress, namely a narcotics investigation, intentionally or knowingly concealed marijuana, with intent to impair its availability as evidence in the investigation; $5,000 surety.

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