E-T Staff Report

An Erath County grand jury indicted 23 individuals last week on a variety of charges ranging from drug possession to criminally negligent homicide. District Attorney John Terrill could not be reached for comment Friday, but a report outlined the following indictments:

Donald Ray Allen, 57, driving while intoxicated (3rd or more offense), a third-degree felony. Jeffery Hugh Aston, 46, criminally negligent homicide, a state jail felony. Darold Weyman Beck, Jr., 40, possession of a controlled substance (less than one gram), a state jail felony. Joshua Dean Brinkerhoff, 20, possession of a controlled substance (one gram or more but less than four grams), a third-degree felony. William Joey Ellis, 32, possession of a controlled substance (less than one gram), a state jail felony. Michael Wayne Frank, 58, driving while intoxicated (3rd or more offense), a third-degree felony. Andrew Charles Guthrie, 21, graffiti, a state jail felony. Frederick William Holder, 40, possession of a controlled substance (less than one gram), a state jail felony. Beatrice Garza Mueller Howell, 35, theft (over $1,500 but less than $20,000), a state jail felony. Forrest Ray Kelly, 18, possession of marijuana (five pounds or less but more than four ounces), a state jail felony. Cody Ray Leggett, 33, possession of a controlled substance (less than one gram), a state jail felony. Jennifer Lynn Morgan, 22, forgery by possession, a state jail felony. Jesse Lawrence Mori, 18, possession of marijuana (five pounds or less but more than four ounces), a state jail felony. Jordan Michael Nail, 17, burglary of a building, a state jail felony. Johnathan Bedford Newman, 21, possession of a controlled substance (less than one gram), a state jail felony. Joel Jay Noonkester, 43, forgery by passing, a state jail felony. Jimmy Bryan Powell, 21, harassment of persons in correctional facilities, a third-degree felony, and burglary of a habitation, a second-degree felony. Veronica Lizzette Ramos, 24, forgery by passing, a state jail felony. Shanna Marie Sandoval, 25, trademark counterfeiting, a state jail felony. Rheannon Nykole Scott, 19, possession of marijuana (five pounds or less but more than four ounces), a state jail felony. Evan Thomas Staton, 23, evading arrest or detention (while using a vehicle), a state jail felony. Donald Roy Tullos, 52, deadly conduct, a third-degree felony. Phillip Davis Welch, Jr., 46, possession of a controlled substance (enhanced), a second-degree felony.