Orlando Arturo Ruiz, aka Londi Ruiz, 35, of George West was indicted for aggravated assault/serious bodily injury for allegedly biting another man’s ear, according to the LOC Sheriff’s complaint log. Ruiz was arrested on Feb. 12 just after midnight by George West Police Officer Jason Lee for aggravated assault (second degree felony) at a convenience store in George West after an alleged altercation with another man. The other man was hospitalized for his injury but was not arrested, according to the LOC complaint log. Ruiz was magistrated by Justice of the Peace, Pct. 2, Judge Virginia Tanguma. She set a personal recognizance bond of $10,000 and he was released later that morning. “Upon indictment District Court Judge Mike Welborn issued a capias for his arrest with a surety bond of $5,000,” Live Oak County Sheriff Larry Busby said.
Jesus Enrique Corpus, 33, and Juan Vicente Corpus, Jr., 19, both of Mission, were both indicted for possession of marijuana (5-50 lbs). The pair was stopped by George West Police Officer Jerry Morin after a traffic violation on Jan 23. It was determined the two were in possession of a substance believed to marijuana, Busby said. The pair was subsequently arrested at a truck stop parking lot in George West, according to the booking reports. They were charged with a second degree felony of possession of marijuana between 50-2000 pounds. They were both magistrated by Three Rivers Municipal Judge Dawn Benham. She set bond at $100,000 on each. Jesus E. Corpus posted bond the next day. Bond for Juan Vicente Corpus was reduced to $50,000 by Benham on March 3 and he posted bond that day. “Upon indictment Welborn continued both men on their respective bonds,” Busby said.
Sergio Antonio Fairhurst, aka Tony Fairhurst, 25, of George West was indicted on four counts of debit card abuse. Fairhurst was arrested on Jan. 24 by George West police on four separate charges but the charges were compiled into one with four counts, Busby said. Fairhurst was magistrated by Benham; she set bond at $20,000 for each charge for a total of $80,000. Bond was re-set by Welborn to $10,000 for the one charge with four counts, according to the booking report. However, Fairhurst remains in custody, Busby said.
Jerry Perez, 38, of Beeville was indicted on two counts of filing a false report to police. Perez allegedly made false accusations against police and others, according to the LOC complaint log. Additionally, he allegedly falsely reported a man had been stabbed calling for emergency services, read the LOC complaint log. Perez was arrested by Live Oak County Deputy John Brosig on Feb. 10 at approximately 4:10 p.m. at the San Antonio State Hospital and charged with false alarm by report emergency. Perez was magistrated by Tanguma. She set bond at $10,000. Upon indictment he was continued by Welborn, Busby said.
Ramon Hernandez, Jr., 27, of San Antonio was indicted for possession of a controlled substance PG 1-methamphetamine (<1g). Trooper Jason Galvan pulled Hernandez over on a traffic violation on U.S. 281 near mile marker 642 on Nov. 22, at approximately 3:46 a.m. The trooper learned Hernandez was in possession of a controlled substance(s). He was charged with possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) of less than 1g, a state jail felony, and possession of another “dangerous drug,” a misdemeanor. He was magistrated by Justice of the Peace, Pct. 3, Jim Lane. Lane set bond at $4,000 for the felony charge and $2,000 for the misdemeanor charge. Hernandez posted bond on Nov. 28 and was released. Upon indictment, “Welborn continued Hernandez on the same bond. The other charge will go to county court,” Busby said.
Carolina Mirelez Lara, 48, of Rio Grande City was indicted for possession of a controlled substance-cocaine (<1g). Lara was driving a 2007 Ford traveling southbound on U.S. 281 when she was stopped for a traffic violation by A. Mata on Oct. 17 at approximately 11:39 a.m. It was determined she was in possession of a large amount of cash and in possession of a substance believed to be cocaine, according to the sheriff’s arrest report. She was charged with money laundering, a first degree felony, and possession of a controlled substance. She was magistrated by Justice of the Peace, Pct. 4, Endercio Chapa, Jr. Bond was set at $825,000 for the money laundering charge and $7,500 for the controlled substance charge. The money laundering charge was moved to federal court, said Busby. Upon indictment, “Welborn issued a capias for Lara’s re-arrest,” Busby said.
Raymond McClelland, 27, of San Antonio was indicted for driving while intoxicated. McClelland was stopped on a traffic violation by Trooper Scott Jendrzey on IH-37 (mile marker 52) just before midnight on Dec. 4. McClelland was driving a 2002 Chevrolet pickup. McClelland was arrested for driving while intoxicated-3rd or more with open container. He was magistrated by Chapa; bond was set at $5,000. McClelland posted bond on Dec. 5 and released. Upon indicted Welborn continued McClelland on the same bond, Busby said.