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Court with Judge Evans

Leon County District Court was held Friday, February 15, in Centerville. The Honorable District Judge Deborah Oakes Evans presided. Leon County District Attorney Hope Knight represented the state.

David Glen Crow plead guilty to a Motion to Revoke his probation. Crow was sentenced to 6 years in the Texas Department of Corrections Jail (TDCJ). Crow had been on probation following his plea to a charge of Indecency with a Child. Crow admitted he had violated his probation by his failure to report to adult supervision authorities, pay fines imposed, and failure to submit to drug testing. The attorney for Crow was John Bankhead.

Trey Daniel King plead guilty to a Motion to Revoke his probation. King had been on a probation for his guilty plea to a charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance since last March. King admitted he had violated the probation by his failure to report to authorities, failure to pay fines, and failure to submit to drug testing. The attorney for King was Stanley Sokolowski.

Gerisha Leniece Scott plead guilty to a charge of Invasive Visual Recording. Scott was sentenced to 5 years on deferred adjudication. The attorney for Scott was John Bankhead.

Jason Eric Atkinson was taken into custody in the courtroom for a Bond Revocation Hearing. Atkinson has been on probation for Possession of a Controlled Substance. The attorney for Atkinson, Albert Fong, argued about the lab test results for his client that indicated a positive test for drug use. According to Fong, his client had tested negative for drugs in Harris County.

The judge admonished Travis Lee Willis who was in court for a Bond Violation Hearing in his case. Willis is on probation following his guilty plea to a charge of Indecency with a Child Sexual Contact. Willis was ordered to not have unsupervised contact with any persons under the age of 18. The attorney for Willis is Chris Martin.

Judge Evans set a date in April to begin hearing the cases against the four former Leon County Deputies who were each charged with Misuse of Official Information. Matthew Cowan, Brandon Monk, Christian Negron, and Dustin Bresko each are represented by separate attorneys. It was decided last month that the trials would be separate.

Daniel Patrick McKinnon was arraigned on a charge of Evading Arrest/Detention with a Vehicle. McKinnon entered a not guilty plea and is free on bond. The attorney for McKinnon is Michelle LaTray.

Stanley Allen Gray failed to appear in court for a Motion to Revoke in his case. The judge issued an arrest warrant for Gray and did not set a new bond. The attorney for Gray is John Bankhead.

No motions were made in the Pretrial hearing for Kayla Ann Smith who is charged with Criminal Mischief / Destroy School Property. The case was set for a date in March. The attorney representing Smith is Stephen Reed.

Carter Doyle O?Brien was also in court for a status hearing. O?Brien is charged with Criminal Mischief/ Destroy School Property. The attorney for O?Brien is William Bennett, Jr.

No motions were in the Pretrial hearing for Theodore Dean Vilardi who is charged with Continuous Violence Against the Family. The attorney for Vilardi is Daniel Burkeen.

Jacob Glenn Curry, who has been held in the Leon County Jail, was in court for a Status hearing in his case. Curry faces 2 counts of Indecency with a Child Sexual Contact and 1 count of Sex Abuse of Child Continuous: Victim Under the Age of 14. A trial date was set for the case. The attorney for Curry is Christopher Grier.

Vincent Reynaldo Hernandez was in court for a Status hearing in his case. Hernandez is charged with Manslaughter. The case was set for trial on April 4th. The attorney for Hernandez is Clyde Jones.

The case against Derrick Terrell Manahan was set for April. Manahan is charged with Deadly Conduct Discharge of a Firearm. The attorney for Manahan is Christopher Grier.