An Aransas County grand jury was convened recently, and issued 18 indictments against as many individuals.

Those individuals, listed by name and charge, are as follows:

Adana Adame – Manual delivery of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) Penalty Group 1, >=4g<200g, first degree felony.

Brandon Lee Anderson – Continuous sexual abuse of a child, first degree felony.

Kenneth Banton – Count 1, possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine) Penalty Group 1, >=4g<200g, second degree felony. Count 2, tampering with evidence with intent to impair, third degree felony.

James Brown – Count 1, aggravated sexual assault of a child, first degree felony. Count 2, injury to child bodily injury, third degree felony.

Leland Fleming – Arson public/private land, state jail felony.

Jaime Garcia – Count 1, prohibited weapon, third degree felony. Count 2, possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) Penalty Group 1, >1g<4g, third degree felony.

Joshua Gibney - Possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) Penalty Group 1, <1g, state jail felony.

Shawn Hartin – Burglary of building, state jail felony.

Steven Hunter – Count 1, sexual assault, second degree felony. Count 2, prohibited sexual conduct, third degree felony.

Efrain Ramirez – Count 1, continuous sexual abuse of a child, first degree felony. Count 2, indecency with a child – sexual contact, second degree felony. Count 3, indecency with a child – sexual contact, second degree felony. Count 4, indecency with a child – sexual contact, second degree felony.

Alyssa Lyann Martinez – Count 1, engaging in organized criminal activity, first degree felony with 15-year minimum. Count 2, manual delivery of a controlled substance (cocaine) Penalty Group 1, >=4g<200g, first degree felony.

Linda Riley – Injury to a child with intentional bodily injury, third degree felony.

Jason Roberts - Possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) Penalty Group 1, <1g, state jail felony.

Joseph Guadalupe Romero – Count 1, engaging in organized criminal activity, first degree felony with 15-year minimum. Count 2, manual delivery of a controlled substance (cocaine) Penalty Group 1, >=4g<200g, first degree felony.

Juan C. Romero IV – Unauthorized use of motor vehicle, state jail felony.

Roberto Martinez Romero – Count 1, engaging in organized criminal activity, first degree felony. Count 2, manual delivery of a controlled substance (cocaine) Penalty Group 1, >=4g<200g, first degree felony. Enhancement, repeat felony offender.

Brian Damon Smith – Manual delivery of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) Penalty Group 1, >=4g<200g, first degree felony. Enhancement, habitual felony offender.

Alec Tijerina - Possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) Penalty Group 1, <1g, state jail felony.

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