Wharton County 

Grand Jury Indictments

October Deliberations

(Note: An indictment is not an indication of guilt, but rather a citizen jury’s verdict that a prosecutor has enough evidence against a person to proceed with felony charges.)

Those facing trial include:

 

• Raymond Garcia, 68, of 503 W. First in El Campo for possession of a controlled substance on July 21. He allegedly had more than a gram of cocaine.

• Steve Garcia III, 45, of 126 South CE 102 in Wharton for failure to register as a sex offender on June 14. Convicted of sexual assault of a child, he allegedly failed to report a change of address as required by law.

• Marcus Phillip Garza, 35, of 603 Belle in Wharton for tampering with evidence on July 23. He allegedly tried to conceal a handgun to impede a police investigation.

• Miguel Gonzales, 30, listed as homeless in El Campo for two counts of possession of a controlled substance on Aug. 8. He allegedly had more than 4 grams of methamphetamine and more than a gram of Ecstasy.

Gonzales has a prior felony conviction for engaging in organized criminal activity on Jan. 12, 2012 in Wharton County.

• Alejandro Guadalupe Gonzales, 24, of 1410 Ave. I in El Campo for four counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon as well as single counts of aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon on Aug. 15. He allegedly used a handgun to fire at least one shot at four men, then used it or his hand to hit one of those men in the face.

Gonzales has a previously felony conviction for evading arrest with a motor vehicle on Nov. 13, 2014, in Wharton County and is prohibited from having a handgun.

He also has felony convictions for burglary of a habitation on Dec. 16, 2015 in Colorado County and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on Sept. 10, 2015 in Wharton County.

• Alexander Roderick Gonzalez, 39, of 310 Newport in El Campo for possession of a controlled substance on Aug. 19. He allegedly had less than a gram of methamphetamine.

• Christopher Jason Guzman, 36, of 208 Mahan in Wharton for two counts of possession of a controlled substance in a drug free zone on Aug. 14. He allegedly had less than a gram of methamphetamine and Xanax within 1,000 feet of Sivell’s Elementary School, 1605 N. Alabama Road in Wharton.

• Kristi Deann Hilliard, 49, of 1716 W. Dallas, No. 5, in Houston for possession of a controlled substance on Aug. 2. She allegedly had more than a gram of Heroin.

• Robert Charles Horelica, 39, of 408 Speed in Wharton for possession of a controlled substance in a drug free zone on July 30. He allegedly had less than a gram of methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of Minnie Mae Hopper Elementary, 500 Abell in Wharton.

Horelica has previous felony convictions for possession of a controlled substance on March 6, 2003, unlawful restraint: exposure to serious bodily injury on Sept. 28, 2011; and evading arrest with a vehicle on March 20, 2012; all in Wharton County.

• Adam Scott Hunt, 26, of 706 Nelson in El Campo for possession of a controlled substance in a drug free zone on Aug. 7. He allegedly had less than a gram of methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of the Wharton Little League, 200 Park in Wharton.

• Donald Ray Jackson, 57, of 1504 Connie in Wharton for evading arrest with a motor vehicle on Aug. 17.He has a prior felony conviction for obstruction/retaliation on April 6, 2013 in Wharton County.

• Clinton Phillip Johnson, 33, of 613 W. Burleson in Wharton for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on July 26, 2019. He allegedly used a knife to threaten a woman.

Johnson has a prior felony conviction for burglary of a habitation on March 19 in Wharton County.

• Demarcus Deshawn Jones, 22, of 1510 Barfield, Apt. 14, in Wharton for cruelty to livestock animals on May 23. He allegedly put a horse on a lead rope attached to a stake allowing the animal to become entangled to the point it could not move its head, causing sores.

• Destiny Chardae Knight, 20, of 1415 Hodges in Wharton for delivery of marijuana on Aug. 17. She allegedly had more than a quarter ounce of the drug.

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