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

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

Michael Bennett – Aggravated assault with deadly weapon, second degree felony, repeat felony offender; on or about April 28, 2019, intentionally and knowingly threatened complainant with imminent bodily injury by swinging a bat in her proximity while saying words to the effect of “I’ll take you out”, and did then and there use or exhibit a deadly weapon, namely a bat, during the commission of the assault. Enhancement - on March 20, 2019 convicted of felony offense of burglary of habitation; $2,500 surety.

John Campbell – Assault family violence with previous conviction, third degree felony; on or about Dec. 15, 2019, intentionally, knowingly, and recklessly caused bodily injury to complainant, a person with whom the defendant had or had had a dating relationship, by grabbing her arms, and had been previously convicted Nov. 12, 2015 of an offense against a member of the defendant’s family, member of the defendant’s household, or person with whom the defendant has or has had a dating relationship. Enhancement, convicted May 18, 2005 of felony offense of burglary of a habitation, convicted Jan. 31, 2011 of felony offense of assault family violence with precious conviction; $3,500 surety.

Daniel Stephen Carpenter – Driving while intoxicated 3rd or more, third degree felony, habitual felony offender; on or about Jan. 1, 2019 operated a motor vehicle in a public place while intoxicated. Prior to commission of charged offense June 10, 1997, defendant convicted of an offense relating to the operation of a motor vehicle while intoxicated, and on June 12, 1997 defendant was convicted of an offense relating to the operating of a motor vehicle while intoxicated. Enhancement – convicted March 7, 1988 of the felony offense of burglary of a habitation, convicted Oct. 3 1989 of the felony offense of burglary of a vehicle, convicted Oct. 12, 1999 of the felony offense of DWI 3rd or more; $5,000 surety.

John Gabriel Castillo – Aggravated assault with deadly weapon against public servant, first degree felony, habitual felony offender; on or about Sept. 25, 2018 intentionally and knowingly threatened John Gutierrez with imminent bodily injury by driving a motor vehicle into a motor vehicle occupied by complainant, and used or exhibited a deadly weapon, namely a motor vehicle, during the commission of the assault, and defendant knew that the complainant was a public servant, namely a deputy with the Aransas County Sherriff’s Office, and the complainant was lawfully discharging an official duty, namely attempting to arrest defendant. Enhancement - Convicted May 26, 2011 of felony offense of Man. Del. of controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, four to 200 grams. Convicted May 26, 2011 of possession of controlled substance, penalty group 1, four to 200 grams. Convicted Jan. 28, 2014 of felony offense of evading with a vehicle; $25,000 personal recognizance.

Brice Davis – Evading arrest/detention with a vehicle, third degree felony, repeat felony offender; on our about May 30, 2020, while using a vehicle, intentionally fled from Tyler Tate, a person the defendant knew was a peace officer who was attempting lawfully to arrest or detain defendant. Enhancement – Convicted Sept. 5, 2014 of offense of burglary of a habitation; $3,000 surety.

Juan Delagarza – Count 1, Assault family violence with previous conviction, third degree felony. Count 2, Interfere with emergency request for assistance, state jail felony. Count 1, on or about Aug. 6, 2019 intentionally, knowingly, and recklessly caused bodily injury to complainant, a person with whom the defendant had or had had a dating relationship, by shoving the complainant and causing her to hit her face, and had previously been convicted Nov. 2, 2016 of an offense against a member of the defendant’s family, member of the defendant’s household, or person with whom the defendant has or has had a dating relationship. Count 2, on or about Aug. 6, 2019 knowingly prevented or interfered with the ability of complainant to place an emergency telephone call to request assistance in an emergency from a law enforcement agency. Previously convicted Nov. 2, 2016 of the offense of interfering with emergency request for assistance; $2,500 personal recognizance.

Frank Delgado – Assault family violence impeding breath, third degree felony; on or about March 26, 2019, intentionally, knowingly, and recklessly caused bodily injury to complainant, a person with whom the defendant had or had had a dating relationship, by intentionally, knowingly, and recklessly impeding the normal breathing or circulation of the blood of the complainant by applying pressure to the throat or neck of the complainant; $5,000 surety.

Remigio Espinoza II – Theft of a firearm, state fail felony; on or about July 30, 2019 unlawfully appropriated property, namely a firearm, from complainant, without the effective consent of the owner, and with intent to deprive owner of the property; $5,000 personal recognizance.

Hector Garza – Aggravated assault with deadly weapon, second degree felony; on or about Dec. 19, 2019 intentionally and knowingly threatened complainant with imminent bodily injury by holding a knife and verbally threatening to kill complainant, and did then and there use or exhibit a deadly weapon, namely a knife, during the commission of the assault; $15,000 surety.

Jeremy Matthew Gonzalez – Possession of controlled substance Penalty Group 1, four to 200 grams, second degree felony; on or about July 2, 2019 intentionally or knowingly possessed a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 1, namely cocaine, four to 200 grams; $5,000 surety.

• Jose Antonio Hernandez – Unauthorized use of motor vehicle, state jail felony; on or about Sept. 20, 2019 intentionally and knowingly operated a motor-propelled vehicle, namely an automobile, without the effective consent of complainant, the owner; $25,000 surety.

Gary Noonan – Aggravated assault with deadly weapon, second degree felony; on or about April 25, 2020 intentionally and knowingly threatened complainant with imminent bodily injury by pointing a firearm at complainant’s chest, and did then and there use or exhibit a deadly weapon, namely a firearm, during the commission of the assault; $100,000 surety.

Julian Orosco – Evading arrest/detention with a vehicle, third degree felony; on our about March 18, 2019, while using a vehicle, intentionally fled from Troy Henderson, a person the defendant knew was a peace officer who was attempting lawfully to arrest or detain defendant; $3,000 personal recognizance.

John Parker - Assault family violence impeding breath, third degree felony; on or about March 23, 2019, intentionally, knowingly, and recklessly caused bodily injury to complainant, a person with whom the defendant had or had had a dating relationship, by intentionally, knowingly, and recklessly impeding the normal breathing or circulation of the blood of the complainant by applying pressure to the throat or neck of the complainant; $5,000 surety.

Rene Ramon – Count 1, Evading arrest/detention with a vehicle, third degree felony. Count 2, Unlawful possession firearm by felon, third degree felony, repeat felony offender. Count 1, on or about Dec. 4, 2019 while using a vehicle, intentionally fled from Stephen Nanny, a person the defendant knew was a peace officer who was attempting lawfully to arrest or detain the defendant. Count two, on or about Dec. 4, 2019, having been convicted of a felony offense, intentionally and knowingly possessed a firearm. Enhancement, convicted April 29, 2011 of the felony offense of violation of protective order with two or more previous convictions; $5,000 surety.

Steven Dwight Rice – Theft of property, >=$2,500 but <$30,000, state jail felony; on or about June 4, 2019 unlawfully appropriated, property, namely U.S. currency, of the value of $2,500 or more but less than $30,000, from complainant, the owner thereof, without the effective consent of the owner, and with intent to deprive the owner of the property; $25,000 surety.

James Rusaw – Count 1, Aggravated assault causes serious bodily injury, second degree felony. Count 2, Assault family violence impeding breath, third degree felony. Count 1, on or about Feb. 18, 2019, intentionally, knowingly, and recklessly caused serious bodily injury to complainant by striking complainant with the defendant’s hand, which caused serious bodily injury. Count 2, on or about Feb. 18, 2019, intentionally, knowingly, and recklessly caused bodily injury to complainant, a person with whom the defendant had or had had a dating relationship, by intentionally, knowingly, and recklessly impeding the normal breathing or circulation of the blood of the complainant by applying pressure to the throat or neck of the complainant or blocking the nose or mouth of the complainant. Defendant’s hands were a deadly weapon, in that the manner of its use or intended use was capable of causing death or serious bodily injury, and defendant exhibited this deadly weapon during the commission of this offense, or immediate flight therefrom; $25,000 personal recognizance.

Edward Schaefer – Driving while intoxicated 3rd or more, third degree felony, habitual felony offender; on or about Nov. 4, 2019 operated a motor vehicle in a public place while intoxicated. Prior to commission of charged offense, Oct. 9, 1986, defendant convicted of an offense relating to the operation of a motor vehicle while intoxicated, and on April 16, 1993 defendant was convicted of an offense relating to the operating of a motor vehicle while intoxicated. Enhancement – convicted Feb. 1, 1994 of the felony offense of DWI 3rd or more, convicted July 27, 1999 of felony offense of possession of controlled substance Penalty Group 1, one to four grams, convicted Jan. 22, 2005 felony offense of burglary of habitation, convicted Dec. 14, 2009 felony offense of DWI 3rd or more, convicted Oct. 28, 2015 felony offense of forgery; $5,000 surety.

Eric Daniel Soles – Count 1, Aggravated assault with deadly weapon, second degree felony. Count 2, Assault fam/house impeding breath/circulation, third degree felony. Count 1, on or about June 28, 2020, intentionally and knowingly threatened complainant with imminent bodily injury by pointing a firearm at her face, and did then and there use or exhibit a deadly weapon, namely a firearm, during the commission of the assault. Count 2, on or about June 28, 2020, intentionally, knowingly, and recklessly caused bodily injury to complainant, a person with whom the defendant has or has had a dating relationship by intentionally, knowingly and recklessly impeding the normal breathing or circulation of the blood of the complainant by applying pressure to the throat or neck of the complainant. Enhancement, convicted March 20, 2019 of felony offense of burglary of habitation; $500 personal recognizance, plus capias.

Sophy Treadway – Theft of property, >=$30,000 but <$150,000, third degree felony; on or about June 1, 2016 to on or about Nov. 30, 2018 unlawfully appropriated property, namely money, of the aggregate value of $30,000 or more but less than $150,000, from complainant, the owner, without the effective consent of the owner, and with intent to deprive the owner of the property; $5,000 surety.

Randyl Villegas - Possession of controlled substance Penalty Group 1, four to 200 grams, second degree felony; on or about June 7, 2019 intentionally or knowingly possessed a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 1, namely methamphetamine, four to 200 grams; $10,000 surety.

Kelsey Nicole White – Driving while intoxicated 3rd or more, third degree felony; on or about Feb. 3, 2019 operated a motor vehicle in a public place while intoxicated. Prior to commission of charged offense on Aug. 11, 2010 convicted of an offense relating to the operation of a motor vehicle while intoxicated, and on June 26, 2015 defendant was convicted of an offense relating to the operating of a motor vehicle while intoxicated; $5,000 surety.

Ashley Yardley – Aggravated assault with deadly weapon, second degree felony; on or about July 16, 2019, intentionally and knowingly threatened complainant with imminent bodily injury by stabbing her head with a pen, and did then and there use or exhibited a deadly weapon, namely a pen, during the commission of the assault; $2,000 personal recognizance.

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