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Grand jurors indict defendants on felony drug, evading arrest offenses
by Gary Kent
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BEEVILLE — Grand jurors indicted 16 defendants on third degree and state jail felonies when they met earlier this month.

Those suspects included:

•Grant Turner in a four-count indictment that included two counts of delivery of marijuana in a drug-free zone, one count of tampering with physical evidence and one count of possession of a controlled substance, methadone.

All four counts were third degree felonies. A conviction on any of those charges could result in a 10-year prison sentence and a $10,000 fine.

Beeville Police Department investigators alleged that Turner committed the offenses on June 21, 2012, within 1,000 feet of the Kids World Youth Center at 1826 S. Washington St.

Bond was set at $16,000 by District Judge Joel Johnson.

•Flora Gutierrez in a two-count indictment on charges of tampering with physical evidence and possession of a prohibited substance in a correctional facility.

Both charges are third degree felonies.

According to BPD officers, the 28-year-old defendant tried to hide prescription medicine from an arresting officer on Nov. 26, 2012, to keep it from being used as evidence.

The second count was filed because the defendant had the drug in the Bee County Jail.

Bond was $6,000.

•Larry Lee Soliz on a charge of evading arrest with a vehicle, a third degree felony.

Soliz was accused of using a vehicle to flee from a Highway Patrol trooper on July 29, 2012, while the trooper was trying to detain him.

Bond was $5,000.

•Isidro Castillo on a charge of evading arrest with a motor vehicle.

The offense is a third degree felony.

According to a Bee County Sheriff’s Office deputy, the 44-year-old suspect committed the offense on July 3, 2012.

Bond was $4,000.

•Gabriel Gonzalez on a charge of evading arrest with a vehicle.

A BPD officer filed the case against the 51-year-old man after an incident on Sept. 11, 2012.

Bond was $1,000.

•Christie Jay Ponce on a charge of tampering with physical evidence.

Police alleged that the defendant attempted to hide hydrocodone from officers during an incident on Nov. 26, 2012.

Bond was $2,500.

•Kendrick Hadden on a charge of tampering with physical evidence, a third degree felony.

Officers alleged that the 22-year-old suspect attempted to hide marijuana from them on Aug. 10, 2012.

Bond was $2,000.

•Chris Dean Windham on a charge of driving while intoxicated, third offense or more.

The offense is a third degree felony.

A Highway Patrol trooper arrested the 59-year-old suspect on July 19, 2012.

Windham had prior DWI convictions on Sept. 21, 1998, and Oct. 15, 2003, both in Brazos County.

Bond was $2,500.

•Albert Lopez Zamora on a charge of burglary of a building, a state jail felony.

If convicted, the defendant could face a two-year stint in a state jail facility and a fine of $10,000.

A BCSO investigator alleged that the defendant entered a building owned by another man on Sept. 22, 2012, without permission and attempted to take a welding machine.

Bond was $4,000.

•Angelica Maria Perez on a charge of theft with two prior convictions, a state jail felony.

A BPD officer alleged that Perez took an item worth between $50 and $500 from a man on Sept. 28, 2012.

The defendant had previous theft convictions in Bexar County.

Bond was $2,500.

•Richard Allen Morin on a charge of credit card abuse, a state jail felony.

A BCSO investigator alleged that the defendant used another man’s credit card on June 20, 2012.

Bond was $4,000.

•Freddie Limonez on a charge of possession of a controlled substance, a state jail felony.

According to deputies, the 46-year-old man had between one and four grams of cocaine in his possession on May 19. 2012.

Bond was $5,000.

•James Wilson on a charge of possession of a controlled substance, less than one gram.

The offense is a state jail felony.

According to BPD officers, Wilson had methadone on July 14, 2012.

Bond was $5,000.

•Noah Paul Meza on a charge of possession of a controlled substance, less than one gram.

The offense is a state jail felony.

BPD investigators alleged that the 30-year-old defendant had methamphetamine in his possession on Feb. 15, 2012.

Bond was $7,500.

•Ryan Adcock on a charge of possession of a controlled substance, less than one gram.

The offense is a state jail felony.

BPD officers alleged that the defendant had cocaine on April 21, 2012.

Bond was $2,000.

•Tabitha Lee Carias on a charge of driving while intoxicated with a child passenger, a state jail felony.

A Highway Patrol trooper filed the charge after the defendant was arrested for DWI on Sept. 27, 2012. She had a child under the age of 15 in the vehicle at the time.

Bond was $5,000.

Gary Kent is a reporter at the Bee-Picayune and can be reached at 358-2550, ext. 120, or at reporter@mySouTex.com.
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