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Court with Judge Evans

Leon County District Court was held Friday, September 21st, in Centerville. The Honorable District Judge Deborah Oakes Evans resided over a long docket. Present to represent the state in criminal matters was Leon County District Attorney Hope Knight.

Sentencing:

Marcus Alan Huiet entered a guilty plea to a charge of Manufacturing/Delivery of a Controlled Substance. Huiet was sentenced to 15 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Jail. The attorney for Huiett was John Bankhead.

Kerry Wayne Carter entered a guilty plea to a charge of Theft of Property with a Previous Conviction. Carter was sentenced to 12 years in the TDCJ. The attorney for Carter was John Bankhead.

Casey Moreland plead guilty to the charge of Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity and received a sentence of 5 years in Texas Department of Corrections with credit for four years already served. The attorney for Moreland was Stanley Sokolowski.

Aspen D?Ann Adams plead guilty to a charge of Assault of a Public Servant. Adams received a sentence of 5 years deferred adjudication and is required to submit a letter of apology to the officers. Adams is also required to perform 250 hours of community service and pay a $1,000 fine. The attorney for Adams was Stanley Sokolowski

Michael Shane Gates plead guilty to a charge of Theft of Property with a Previous Conviction. Gates was sentenced to 8 months in TDCJ and will be given credit for the time he has served in the Leon County Jail. Gates must also pay a fine. The attorney representing Gates was Michelle Latray.

Jeremy Willis plead guilty to a charge of Assault on a Family/Household Member. Willis was sentenced to 10 years deferred probation and must pay a fine. The attorney for Willis was Stanley Sokolowski.

Nicholas Alexander Miller plead guilty to Theft. Miller was sentenced to 15 months in TDCJ and must pay $360 in restitution. The attorney for Miller was Whitney Smith.

Rory Stephen Piccone plead guilty to Driving While Intoxicated, 3rd or More. Piccone received a probated sentence of one year and was charged with fines. The attorney for Piccone was William Bennett, Jr.

Arraignments:

Lewis Agulue entered a not guilty plea to a charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance. Agulue asked the court for assistance in legal representation. The judge appointed Attorney Stanley Sokolowski to represent Agulue.

Marco Antonio Alonso, who is currently being held in the county jail, entered a not guilty plea to a charge of Aggravated Robbery. The attorney for Alonso is Stanley Sokolowski.

Kendrick Antre Clark plead not guilty to a charge of Aggravated Robbery. The attorney representing Clark is Kelly Weeks.

Jacob Glenn Curry plead not guilty to three counts of Indecency with a Child Sexual Contact. Curry, who is being held in the county jail, is represented by Attorney Christopher Grier.

Bryon David Evans, who is currently housed in the county jail, entered not guilty pleas to two charges of Intoxication Manslaughter with a Vehicle. The attorney for Evans is Chris Martin.

Zeckariah Otto Orndorff plead not guilty to a charge of Injury to a Child/Elderly/Disabled with Intentions of Bodily Injury. The attorney representing Orndorff is William Bennett, Jr. The judge instructed Orndorff to not have contact with the alleged victim in the case.

Elizabeth Taylor Turner plead not guilty to a charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance. The attorney for Turner is Chris Martin.

Other Proceedings:

Four former Leon County Officers were in court with their attorneys for a status hearing. Dustin Bresko, Matthew Blake Cowan, Brandon Monk, and Christian Negron are each charged with Misuse of Official Information. The judge asked the attorneys for the group if they were planning to have one trial or to have four individual trials. The response was to have four trials. The judge asked whose trial would be first, but there was not a response. The judge set a trial date for February 4th though it was not determined for which defendant. The attorneys estimated the trials should take a week each to conclude.

A trial date was set in the case against Kaylee Marie Allison. Allison is charged with Theft of Less Than 10 Head of Livestock. The attorney for Allison is Hutton Ask.

A date was set in October to hear a Motion to Adjudicate in the case of Milam Borden Noble who is charged with Assault with Bodily Injury Family/Household Member, 2nd within 12 Months. The attorney representing Noble is John Bankhead.

There were no pretrial motions made in the case against Bobbie Clarence Hampton who is charged with two counts of Prohibited Substance/Item in a Correction Facility. Hampton, who is currently held in the county jail, is represented by Attorney Stanley Sokolowski.

A pretrial in the case against Delingo Haven, Jr., was reset for October. Haven is charged with two counts of Sex Abuse of a Child Continuous: Victim Under the Age of 14. Haven is currently held in the county jail. The attorney for Haven is William Carter.

There were no pretrial motions made in the case against Vincent Reynaldo Hernandez who is charged with Manslaughter. The attorney for Hernandez is Daniel Clyde Jones.