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:

• Dontrail Holmes, 18, of 5103 Wickview Lane in Houston for family violence and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on June 8. He allegedly choked a woman and used a knife to threaten her.

• Leo Bray Hudlin III, 17, of 1507 Charlie in El Campo for tampering with evidence and possession of a controlled substance on June 6. He allegedly attempted to conceal promethazine during a police investigation and had less than a gram of cocaine on the same day.

• Amber Gail Huggins, 41, of 1709 Peabody in Corpus Christi for five counts of identity theft and three counts of possession of a controlled substance on July 10.

She allegedly had more than a gram of cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine.

• Christian La Derick Knight, 17, of 304 N. Shepard in Wharton for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on May 28. He allegedly exhibited a knife while threatening to kill a man.

• Jesse Martinez, 23, of 910 Second in Louise for family violence on Aug. 4. He allegedly hit a woman in the face.

Martinez has a history of family violence.

• Jesus Manuel Martinez, 29, of 502 Kerney for two counts of possession of a controlled substance on May 12. He allegedly had more than a gram of methamphetamine and more than 4 grams of tetrahydrocannibinol (THC), the active substance in marijuana.

• Christopher Joseph Melchor, 19, of 311 Ave. G in El Campo for possession of a controlled substance on June 23. He allegedly had more than 4 grams of Ecstasy.

• Jose Osvaldo Mijares, 23, of 509 E. Third in El Campo for evading arrest with a motor vehicle on May 4.

• Drakkar James Owens, 28, of 127 N. Elm in Glen Flora for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on July 21. He allegedly used a knife to stab a man.

• Basim Kayed Qarqaz, 57, of 14515 Briar Forest, No. 11821, in Houston for theft on Aug. 23, 2017. He allegedly stole a pickup from a Wharton dealership.

• Joe John Quinonez, 44, of 233 Spencer in Wharton for two counts of family violence with previous convictions on Aug. 6. He allegedly used his fist to hit a woman in the face and then struck her in the head with a piece of wood.

• Cameron Kardell Schooler, 20, of 716 E. Caney in Wharton for delivery of marijuana on May 10. He allegedly sold at least a quarter ounce of the drug.

• Jacob William Schulz, 23, of 415 CR 146 in Wharton for two counts of possession of a controlled substance on June 9. He allegedly had less than a gram of cocaine and Ecstasy.

Schulz has prior felony convictions for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and credit or debit card abuse on Sept. 29, 2015, both in Wharton County.

• Oscar Daniel Silva, 20, of 212 Norris in El Campo for possession of a controlled substance on May 7. She allegedly had less than a gram of tetrahydrocannibinol or THC wax. THC is the active ingredient in marijuana.

• Marphillip Deadriane White, 22, of 2315 Foundry in Katy for possession of a controlled substance on July 12. He allegedly had less than a gram of cocaine.

• Lakisha Renee Williams, 35, of 429 Pecan Trail in Kendleton for theft with two or more previous convictions on June 26. She allegedly stole store merchandise.

Williams has two prior misdemeanor theft convictions in Fort Bend County.

• William Lloyd Williams, 31, of 6052 Hwy. 71 South in El Campo for tampering with evidence on June 28. He allegedly attempted to destroy marijuana by eating it.

Williams has a prior felony conviction for manufacturing or delivery of a controlled substance in Jackson County.

Superseding Indictment

A superseding indictment is one that corrects or adds to information in a previous grand jury indictment. One was issued for:

• Dawson Ross, 19, of 1185 Olivia, No. 15L, in El Campo for possession of a controlled substance on March 21. He allegedly had more than a gram of methamphetamine.

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