Grand jury returns 44 indictments
Backlog of cases includes 27 for sex crimes against children

Kerry Craig | News-Telegram Assistant Editor

August 11, 2004 - A Hopkins County Grand Jury recently returned 44 criminal indictments against 21 people. Included were eight individuals indicted on charges involving sexual assault of a child or indecency with a child.

Assistant District Attorney Martin Braddy said the large number of cases involving children was attributed to a backlog of those cases, rather than having occurred over a short period of time.

Other indictments returned by the grand jury included cases involving drug offenses, burglary charges and driving while intoxicated.

Those indictments include:

  • Randy Jay Hofstetter -- Sexual assault of a child
  • William Dale Sallee -- Sexual assault of a child
  • Melody Rox -- Burglary of building
  • Armando Verdin -- Possession of a controlled substance
  • Guadalupe Garcia Garcia -- Possession of a controlled substance
  • Dale Nealy Austin -- Burglary of habitation
  • Terry Lee Buchanan -- Burglary of habitation
  • Santiago Tellez Rosales -- Indecency with a child
  • Santiago Tellez Rosales -- Criminal attempt
  • Michael Wayne Slaughter -- Prohibited substance in a correctional facility
  • Johnny Curtis Wilson -- Driving while intoxicated
  • Eric Lynn Kitchens -- Indecency with a child
  • Eric Lynn Kitchens -- Indecency with a child
  • Eric Lynn Kitchens -- Sexual assault of a child
  • Eric Lynn Kitchens -- Sexual assault of a child
  • Christopher Wayne Rhodes -- Indecency with a child
  • n Christopher Wayne Rhodes -- Indecency with a child
  • Jacky Clay Reynolds -- Indecency with a child
  • Jacky Clay Reynolds -- Aggravated sexual assault of a child
  • Marty Dwayne Gwin -- Driving while intoxicated
  • Cheryl Ann Watkins -- Burglary of building
  • Raymond Bruce Aaron -- Possession of a controlled substance
  • Raymond Bruce Aaron -- Burglary of building
  • Gregory Don Adams -- Possession of a controlled substance
  • Gentry Montoya Alexander -- Possession of marijuana
  • Gentry Montoya Alexander -- Evading arrest
  • Raymond Carroll Wallace -- Possession of marijuana
  • Raymond Carroll Wallace -- Evading arrest
  • Manuel Delarosa -- Aggravated sexual assault of a child
  • Manuel Delarosa -- Aggravated sexual assault of a child
  • Manuel Delarosa -- Aggravated sexual assault of a child
  • Manuel Delarosa -- Aggravated sexual assault of a child
  • Manuel Delarosa -- Aggravated sexual assault of a child
  • Manuel Delarosa -- Indecency with a child
  • Manuel Delarosa -- Indecency with a child
  • Manuel Delarosa -- Indecency with a child
  • Bryant Roebuck -- Aggravated sexual assault of a child
  • Bryant Roebuck -- Aggravated sexual assault of a child
  • Bryant Roebuck -- Aggravated sexual assault of a child
  • Bryant Roebuck -- Aggravated sexual assault of a child
  • Bryant Roebuck -- Aggravated sexual assault of a child
  • Bryant Roebuck -- Indecency with a child
  • Bryant Roebuck -- Indecency with a child
  • Bryant Roebuck -- Indecency with a child

It is important to note that when someone is indicted by a grand jury, they are merely charged with a crime. It should not be considered as evidence of either guilt or innocence.

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