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District Court with Judge Ridley

Leon County District Court was held, Wednesday, March 28th, in Centerville. The Honorable District Judge Hal Ridley presided. In the courtroom to represent the state were Leon County District Attorney Hope Knight and Assistant District Attorney Keith Cook.

The case against David Thomas Blackmon of Oakwood was reset. Blackmon is charged with Injury to a Child with Intentions of Bodily Injury and with Assault of a Family / Household Member with a Previous Conviction. Blackmon has been free on bonds totaling $12,500. The attorney for Blackmon is Jeffrey Coe.

Vincent Trey Amos appeared in court for a Motion to Adjudicate. The Leon County Adult Probation Office has alleged that Amos has violated certain terms of his probation. Amos received a probated sentence after pleading guilty to a charge of Burglary of a Habitation. Amos did not have an attorney present, and Judge Ridley advised him to make arrangements to hire a representative. The judge also advised Amos to comply with all the terms of his probation.

The case against Mandy Lee Holland of North Zulch was reset. Lee, who is free on a $4,000 bond, is charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance. The attorney for Holland is William Carter.

A pre-trial hearing in the case against Justin McKay Land of Corsicana was also reset. Land, who is free on bonds that total $70,000, is charged with two counts of Burglary of a Habitation.

Atlanta Rose Coursey of Keller was arraigned on a charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance. The court appointed Attorney Chris Martin to represent Coursey was entered a not guilty plea to the charge. Coursey is free on a $5,000 bond.

Hector Luis Gomez of Missouri City pled not guilty to a charge of Possession of Marijuana. Attorney Richard Price is representing Gomez who is currently free on a $5,000 bond.

Jose Raul Reyna of Fort Worth was not in court when his name was called for arraignment on a charge of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon. Attorney Chris Martin, who is representing Reyna, asked the judge to allow a little more time for Reyna to appear. Reyna is currently free on a $7,500 bond.