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District Court with Judge Ridley

The Honorable District Judge Hal Ridley held court Wednesday, April 25th, in the old upstairs courtroom of the Leon County Historic Courthouse. Present to represent the state were Leon County District Attorney Hope Knight and Assistant District Attorney Keith Cook.

Judge Ridley set two possible cases for trial on May 1st. If an agreement can not be reached by attorneys, the cases will be decided in the courtroom. The first case is against David Thomas Blackmon of Oakwood. Blackmon is charged with Injury to a Child with Intentional Bodily Injury and also Assault / Family /Household Member with a Previous Conviction. The attorney representing Blackmon, who is currently free on two bonds that total $12,500, is Jeffrey Cox.

The second case set for trial on May 1st, is against Robert Glenn Hammock of Marquez. Hammock failed to appear in court. Judge Ridley revoked Hammock?s bond of $50,000 and issued a warrant for his arrest. The judge set a new bond at $100,000. The attorney for Hammock, who is charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, is Richard Price.

Michelle Anne Newton of Rivera failed to appear. The judge revoked Newton?s bond of $2,000 and reset it at $10,000. The judge also issued a warrant for Newton?s arrest. Newton is charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance and is represented in court by Attorney Kelly Weeks.

Robert Anthony Alaniz of Oakwood appeared in court for a pre-trial hearing in his case without an attorney. The judge appointed Attorney John Bankhead to represent Alaniz who is charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance. Alaniz is free on a bond of $2,500.

Terrell Henry Buckner of Mexia was in court for a pre-trial hearing. No motions were made. Buckner, who is charged with Assault Family Household Member with a Previous Conviction, is represented by Attorney Joel Hardy. Buckner is free on a bond of $7,500.

No motions were heard in the case against Katerina Marie Kelly of Bufalo. Kelly is charged with Burglary of a Habitation. The attorney for Kelly is Joel Hardy. Kelly is free on a bond of $7,500.

Kayla Renee Jones of Beeville failed to show up for the pre-trial hearing in her case. Jones is charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance. The attorney for Jones is Joe Kelly who was not present either. The judge revoked Kelly?s bond of $3,500 and reinstated a new bond for $10,000. A warrant was issued for the arrest of Kelly.

There were no motions presented in the hearing for Lisa Michelle Koym of Centerville. Koym is charged with two counts of Burglary of a Habitation and is represented by Attorney Kelly Weeks. Koym is free on a bond of $20,000.

Katelyn Joann Kuykendall of Corsicana, who is free on bonds totaling $50,000, was not in court for a pre-trial in her case. Kuykendall is charged with two counts of Burglary of a Habitation. Kuykendall had sent word that she was delayed due to a problem with her car. Kuykendall?s attorney, Stanley Sokolowksi said that he and his client were working to reach a plea agreement in the case.

Allison Raelynn Moore of Corsicana was in court for a pre-trial hearing, but her attorney was not present. Moore is charged with two counts of Burglary of a Habitation. The judge appointed Attorney Hutton Ask to the case. No motions were made. Moore is free on bonds totaling $15,000.

No motions were made in the case against Tia Marie Osuna of Bedias. Osuna is charged with Offer To Delivery of Dangerous Drug. The attorney for Osuna is Joel Hardy. Osuna is currently free on a $5,000 bond.

Steven Haskell Young of Buffalo was in court for a hearing in his case. No motions were made by Young?s attorney Stanley Sokolowki. Young is charged with Sexual Assault of a Child and is currently free on a $7,500 bond.

Vincent Trey Amos of Buffalo was in court for a Motion to Revoke Probation. Amos did not have an attorney. The judge appointed Attorney Richard Price to represent Amos, who is currently free on a $30,000 bond. Adult Probation Services allege that Amos is in violation of his probation for Burglary of a Habitation.

Christopher S. Boles of Centerville was in court on a Motion to Revoke Probation. The attorney for Boles, Stephen Reed, requested more time to prepare for Boles defense against the allegations that he is in violation of his probation terms. The judge approved the request. Boles remains free on a $30,000 bond.

Richard Claude McCormick, Jr. of Buffalo was in court on a Motion to Revoke Probation. McCormick is serving a probated sentence as a result of a Driving While Intoxicated with a Child Under the Age of 15. No motions were made by McCormick?s attorney, Kelly Weeks. McCormick is free on a $5,000.