December indictments include aggravated sexual assault of a child; forgery; assault of public servant

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A Tom Green County grand jury handed down multiple indictments in December. Charges include aggravated sexual assault of a child; intoxication assault with a vehicle; assault of public servant; forgery financial instrument; possession of child pornography; and civil rights person in custody violate/sexual.

Civil rights person in custody violate/sexual

Three people were indicted on a charge of civil rights person in custody violate/sexual stemming from a case involving people working for a food service contractor and a correctional officer at the Tom Green County Jail who were charged with violations of the civil rights of a person in custody improper sexual activity with person in custody.

Luis Carlos Ayala, Shannon Lorrain Strasburg and Logan Reid Boyd were charged by the Tom Green County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division.

The charge is a state jail felony, punishable by 180 days-two years incarceration and a fine of up to $10,000.

 

Possession of child pornography

Joel Livingstone Sharp, 77, was indicted on a charge of possession of child pornography.

According to court documents, the charge is from Dec. 2014, where Sharp is accused of knowingly possessing visual material that visually depicted, and which he knew visually depicted a child younger than 18 at the time the image was made, engaging in sexual conduct; actual or simulated sexual intercourse or deviate sexual intercourse or masturbation or lewd exhibition of the genitals.

Possession of child pornography is a third-degree felony, punishable by two-10 years incarceration and a fine of up to $10,000.

 

Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon

John Russell Gill, 37, was indicted on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second-degree felony.

Court documents state that on or about July 31, 2016, Gill intentionally and knowingly threatened a member of his family/household with imminent bodily injury by pointing a firearm at a victim during the commission of an assault.

The charge is punishable by two-20 years incarceration and a fine of up to $10,000.

 

Forgery financial instrument

Carly Rose Hodges, 24, was indicted on a charge of forgery financial instrument.

She is accused of writing a check to a local business from an account that was not hers, without the authorization of the account holder. The check was in the amount of $537.75, according to court documents.

Forgery financial instrument is a state jail felony, punishable by 180 days-two years incarceration and a fine of up to $10,000.

 

Assault public servant

Amanda Jocelyne Olguin, 29, was indicted on a charge of assault public servant, a third-degree felony.

According to the indictment, on or about Oct. 1, 2016, Olguin intentionally, knowingly and recklessly caused bodily injury to a San Angelo Police officer by striking the officer in the head with her hand while the officer was trying to detain her.

If convicted, Olguin faces two-10 years incarceration and a fine of up to $10,000.

 

Intoxication assault with vehicle

Juan Manuel Bustos Portales, 21, was indicted on a charge of intoxication assault with vehicle; and two counts of injury to a child/elderly/disabled criminal negligence.

The charges stem from a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Hwy 87 near Wilde Road in July 2016.

Court documents state Bustos-Portales operated a vehicle while he was intoxicated and caused injury to multiple persons, some under the age of 14.

Intoxication assault with vehicle is a third-degree felony, punishable by two-10 years incarceration and a fine of up to $10,000. Injury to a child/elderly/disabled criminal negligence is a state jail felony, punishable by 180 days-two years incarceration and a fine of up to $10,000.

 

Aggravated sexual assault of a child/ indecency with a child sexual contact

Eighteen-year-old Moises Andrade was indicted on three charges of sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child by sexual contact.

According to court documents, Andrade sexually assaulted and had sexual contact with a child younger than 14 in October 2015.

Aggravated sexual assault of a child is a first-degree felony, punishable by five-99 years incarceration and a fine of up to $10,000. Indecency with a child sexual contact is a second-degree felony, punishable by two-20 years incarceration and a fine of up to $10,000

 

Intentional injury to a child bodily injury

Ammitty Lancaster, 46, was indicted on two counts of injury to a child bodily injury, third-degree felonies.

Court documents state San Angelo Police Department officers were dispatched to the Cross Keys Apartment Complex Oct. 13, where they found two girls, ages 4 and 7, who had visible injuries to their heads. Both children required medical attention for non-life threatening injuries.
Officers spoke with several subjects who said the girls were playing in the apartment courtyard when a woman came out of her apartment and assaulted the two children with a metal object.
If convicted, she faces two-10 years incarceration and a fine of up to $10,000.