BONHAM — Fannin County’s Criminal District Attorney Richard Glaser reports the Grand Jury recently returned 26 true bills or indictments. Of the new felony charges filed, assault and drugs make up over 50 percent of the crimes impacting Fannin County. The Fannin County Grand Jury has returned 202 true bills of indictment so far in 2017.
An indictment is a formal charge and should not be considered as evidence of guilt. All persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
The following people were indicted for the criminal offense and range of punishment indicated:
Michael Dale Arrington, 37, of Bonham — theft of property;
Jordan Michael Barton, 22, of Trenton — sexual assault of a child;
Brandon Tyler Bennett, 24, of Van Alstyne — evading arrest detention with a vehicle;
Matthew Aaron Clark, 27, of Leonard — possession of a controlled substance;
Kelvin Ray Cockrill, 21, of Ivanhoe — possession of a controlled substance in a drug-free zone;
Christopher Aaron Crabtree, 38, Bonham — burglary of a building;
Michael Dowdy, 45, of Windom — sex abuse of child continuance: victim under 14;
Charles C. Fernandez, 32, of Bonham — two counts assault family violence impede breath and one count of injury to a child;
James Edward Hall, 44, of Trinity — bail jumping and failure to appear felony;
Luther Wilson Hill, 74, of Bonham — manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance;
Shelley Elizabeth Hill, 50, of Bonham — manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance;
Haley Rochelle Hines, 25, of Bonham — tamper/fabricate physical evidence with intent to impair and possession of a controlled substance;
Casey Elyse Jacobs, 41, of Bonham — manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance;
David Wayne Kizer Jr. of Bonham — possession of a controlled substance in a drug-free zone and forgery of a financial instrument;
Terry Wayne Lewis, 54, of Ladonia — bail jumping and failing to appear;
Vincente Rodriguez-Santos, 40, of Bonham — possession of a controlled substance;
Kenneth Ray Sean Smith, 29, of Bonham — aggravated sexual assault of a child;
Caitlin Elizabeth Soto, 33, 0f Royce City — prohibited substance or item in a correctional facility;
John Henry Stephenson, 60, of Bonham — aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury;
Rebekkah Sutherland, 31 of Sherman — violation of civil rights of someone in custody sexual;
Tyleen Marie Tate, 40, of Savoy — assault family member impede breath;
Misty Thompson. 35 of Whitewright — credit card or debit card abuse elderly.
Glaser said the Bonham Police Department filed 14 cases for this grand jury’s consideration, which the Fannin County Sheriff’s Office filed five cases; Criminal District Attorney’s Office filed two cases; Leonard Police Department filed two cases; Office of Inspector General filed two cases; and Grayson County Sheriff’s Office filed one case.