10 reach plea agreements

The 97th District Court accepted plea agreements from 10 defendants on Monday, July 21. David Jose Armenta, Jr. — Six counts sexual assault of a child, a second-degree felony, for an Oct. 10 offense. Armenta was sentenced to five terms of 18 years each in prison, to … [Read more...]

Grand jury indicts seven

A Clay County grand jury handed down seven indictments Monday, July 21. Once indictment is sealed until the defendant is in custody. Jason Allen Endicott — Possession of a controlled substance (THC), penalty group 2, in an amount of more than 4 grams, less than 400 … [Read more...]

Stanley indicted on theft charge

Aaron Keith Stanley has been indicted on one count of theft of property valued at more than $1,500, less than $20,000, a state jail felony, for an April 25 offense. The indictment was one of 10 handed down by a Clay County grand jury on Monday, June 16, and was … [Read more...]

Grand jury hands 10 indictments

A Clay County grand jury handed down 10 indictments on Monday, June 16, including one that will remain sealed until the defendant is in custody. Colby Patrick Baldwin — Possession of a controlled substance, penalty group 2, in an amount of less than 1 gram, a state … [Read more...]

Five plea guilty to crimes

The 97th District Court accepted plea agreements from five defendants on Monday, June 16. Derrick Winford Hill — Possession of a controlled substance, penalty group 1, less than 1 gram, a state jail felony, for an April 12, 2013 offense. Hill was sentenced to three … [Read more...]

March indictments unsealed

Three indictments issued by a Clay County grand jury Monday, March 17 have been unsealed, and include two felony drug charges stemming from a Dec. 2 offense. Robert Frederick Vandyke has been indicted for possession of marijuana, more than 5 pounds, less than 50 … [Read more...]

Touchet sentenced in Jan. conviction

A Louisiana man found guilty on one charge of possession of a firearm by a felon was sentenced Friday, two-and-a-half months after he was convicted by a jury. Brent Allen Touchet, 36, of Westlake, La., was sentenced to 10 years community supervision, and credited two … [Read more...]

Grand jury indicts eight

A Clay County grand jury handed down eight indictments Monday, March 17, including three sealed indictments. Allen Thomas Boyer has been indicted on one count of burglary of a habitation, a second-degree felony, for a Nov. 5 offense. Bond was set at … [Read more...]

Plea agreements accepted

The 97th District Court accepted plea agreements Monday, March 17 from seven defendants. On Monday, March 11, the court accepted one plea agreement. Logan James Spence — Possession of a controlled substance, penalty group 2, more than 1 gram, less than 4 grams, a … [Read more...]

California man pleads guilty to possession of large amounts of drugs

Benjamin Bradley Cohen, 30, of California, pleaded guilty Monday, Feb. 18 to two counts of possession of large amounts of illegal drugs. Cohen was arrested Feb. 5, 2013 after a search of his vehicle by state troopers led to the discovery of 125 pounds of hydroponic … [Read more...]