Accused sex offender fails to appear in court; alleged stabber gets continuance

A man set to enter a plea for sex abuse of a child continuous: victim under 14, failed to appear in court Monday, leading a warrant for his arrest to be issued. Stephen Kelly Franks was scheduled to appear at 9 a.m. Monday, but did not show.

Also scheduled for an appearance Monday was a San Angelo man accused of stabbing another man at a local sports bar. Roy Chavarria Jr.’s court date has been continued until May.

chavarriaThese are developing stories. More information will be posted as it becomes available.