An Aransas County grand jury was convened recently, and issued 24 indictments against 23 individuals.

Those individuals, listed by name, charge, date of offense, and bond set, are as follows:

Rose Adamson Arp – Count one: Felony theft, first degree felony. Count two: Tampering with a governmental record, second degree felony. Count one, on or about Feb. 11, 2019 through Dec. 4, 2019 unlawfully appropriated property, to wit: U.S. currency, without the effective consent of the owner, Texas General Land Office (GLO), of the value more than $300,000, and with intent to deprive the owners of the property. Count two, on about Feb. 11, 2019, and anterior to the presentment of this indictment, did then and there, with intent to defraud or harm another, namely the GLO, knowingly made a false entry in the GLO Homeowner Assistance Program application, to wit: 276 Kingfish Drive, Rockport, TX was defendant’s principal residency prior to and/or during Hurricane Harvey; no bail listed.

Daisy Contreras – Count one: Possession of controlled substance Penalty Group 2, less than one gram, state jail felony. Count two: Tampering with physical evidence, third degree felony. Count one, on or about June 18, 2109 intentionally or knowingly possessed a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 2, namely Tetrahydrocannabinol, less than one gram. Count two, on or about June 18, 2109, knowing that an offense had been committed, to-wit: Possession of Marijuana, intentionally or knowingly concealed Marijuana with intent to impair its availability as evidence in any subsequent investigation or official proceeding related to the offense; $3,000 surety, both counts.

Gilbert Ray Cavazos – Tampering with physical evidence, third degree felony; on or about March 26, 2019 knowing that an offense had been committed, to-wit: Possession of Marijuana and/or possession of a controlled substance Penalty Group 3, intentionally or knowingly concealed Marijuana and/or Alprazolam with intent to impair its availability as evidence in any subsequent investigation or official proceeding related to the offense; $2,500 surety.

Darlene Delilah Lopez – Tampering with physical evidence, third degree felony; on or about Aug. 8, 2018 knowing that an offense had been committed, to-wit: Possession of Marijuana, intentionally or knowingly concealed Marijuana with intent to impair its availability as evidence in any subsequent investigation or official proceeding related to the offense; $5,000 surety.

Brandon Michael Kelly - Possession of controlled substance Penalty Group 1, less than one gram, state jail felony; on or about July 21, 2018 intentionally or knowingly possessed a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 1, namely Hydrocodone, less than one gram; $1,000 cash bond.

Julia Marie Rivera - Possession of controlled substance Penalty Group 1, less than one gram, state jail felony; on or about April 4, 2019 intentionally or knowingly possessed a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 1, namely methamphetamine, less than one gram; $3,000 surety.

Amber Leeann Gallegos - Possession of controlled substance Penalty Group 1, less than one gram, state jail felony; on or about April 4, 2019 intentionally or knowingly possessed a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 1, namely methamphetamine, less than one gram; $3,000 surety.

Maverick Charles Murphy - Possession of controlled substance Penalty Group 1, less than one gram, state jail felony; on or about July 21, 2018 intentionally or knowingly possessed a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 1, namely Hydrocodone, less than one gram; $3,000 cash bond.

Nikolas Ryan French - Possession of controlled substance Penalty Group 1, less than one gram, state jail felony; on or about July 26, 2019 intentionally or knowingly possessed a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 1, namely heroin, less than one gram; $5,000 personal recognizance.

Angie Leigh Boyd-Brock - Possession of controlled substance Penalty Group 1, less than one gram, state jail felony; on or about July 24, 2018 intentionally or knowingly possessed a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 1, namely cocaine, less than one gram; $2,000 surety.

Benjamin Douglas Dickey - Possession of controlled substance Penalty Group 1, less than one gram, state jail felony; on or about June 14, 2019 intentionally or knowingly possessed a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 1, namely methamphetamine, less than one gram; $5,000 surety.

Lanston Owen Mayberry III - Possession of controlled substance Penalty Group 2, less than one gram, state jail felony; on or about Aug. 15, 2019 intentionally or knowingly possessed a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 2, namely Tetrahydrocannabinol, less than one gram; $5,000 surety.

James Alfredo Salazar - Possession of controlled substance Penalty Group 3, more than 28 grams, but less than 200 grams, state jail felony; on or about Oct. 17, 2018 intentionally or knowingly possessed a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 3, namely Alprazolam, more than 28 grams, but less than 200 grams; $5,000 surety.

Jose David Barrientes - Possession of controlled substance Penalty Group 1, more than four grams, but less than 200 grams, second degree felony; on or about Feb. 23, 2019 intentionally or knowingly possessed a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 1, namely methamphetamine, more than four grams, but less than 200 grams; $5,000 surety.

Nancy Foreman - Possession of controlled substance Penalty Group 1, more than four grams, but less than 200 grams, second degree felony; on or about Feb. 23, 2019 intentionally or knowingly possessed a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 1, namely methamphetamine, more than four grams, but less than 200 grams; $5,000 surety.

Jacob Brooks Edge - Possession of controlled substance Penalty Group 1, more than one gram, but less than four grams, third degree felony; on or about Nov. 22, 2018 intentionally or knowingly possessed a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 1, namely methamphetamine, more than one gram, but less than four grams; $3,000 surety.

Nikolas Ryan French – Evading arrest or detention with prior conviction, state jail felony; on or about June 6, 2019 intentionally fled from Lance Sanders, a person the defendant knew was a peace officer who was attempting lawfully to arrest or detain the defendant. Was convicted Sept. 27, 2010 of the offense of evading; $5,000 surety.

Travis Smith – Evading arrest with motor vehicle, third degree felony; on or about March 8, 2019, while using a vehicle, intentionally fled from Michael Cramer, a person the defendant knew was a peace officer who was attempting lawfully to arrest or detain the defendant; $3,000 surety.

Ernest Perez – Driving while intoxicated with child passenger, state jail felony; on or about June 21, 2019 operated a motor vehicle in a public place while intoxicated and the vehicle was occupied by a passenger who was younger than 15 years of age; $1,500 surety.

Thomas John Pina – Aggravated assault impede breath, third degree felony; on or about April 4, 2019 intentionally, knowingly and/or recklessly caused bodily injury to complainant, a person whom which the defendant had a dating relationship, by striking complainant with defendant’s hands or by grabbing complainant with defendant’s hands and the defendant did impede the normal breathing or circulation of the blood of complainant by applying pressure to the throat or neck of the complainant with defendant’s hands; $5,000 surety.

Raeven Veronica Garcia – Abandoning or endangering a child, state jail felony; on or about June 12, 2019 intentionally, knowingly, recklessly, or with criminal negligence engaged in conduct, by omission, that placed Mya Garcia, a child younger than 15 years of age, in imminent danger of death, bodily injury, or physical or mental impairment, by not providing adequate child care and the defendant did not voluntarily deliver the child to a designated emergency infant care facility provider under Section 262.302 of the Texas Family Code; $25,000 surety.

Ezequiel Reyes Blandin – Criminally negligent homicide, state jail felony; on or about June 12, 2019 by criminal negligence caused the death of Mya Garcia by leaving the child unattended for an extended period of time in the custody of a guardian that was unable to give the child adequate care; $25,000 surety.

Editor’s note: The following indictment(s) contain language, which may be offensive to some readers.

Roberto Hernandez Jr. – Continuous sexual assault of a child, first degree felony; during a period that was 30 or more days in duration, namely from on or about a day in June 2018 through a day in July 2020, when the defendant was 17 years of age or older, committed two or more acts of sexual abuse against complainant, a child younger than 14 years of age. On or about a day in July 2018 engaged in an act constituting the offense of sexual assault of a child, committee against the complainant, and on or about a day in July 2020 engaged in an act constituting the offense of sexual assault of a child, committee against the complainant; $50,000 surety.

John Paul Prentice – Sexual assault, second degree felony; on or about Sept. 4, 2020 did then and there intentionally and knowingly caused the sexual organ of complainant to be penetrated by the defendant’s sexual organ, without the consent of the complainant; $25,000 surety.

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