Full house in county courts Tuesday: manslaughter, indecency w/child, retaliation, etc.

Tuesday at the Tom Green County Courthouse looked to be full as the court docket for pre-trial hearings was stacked to the hilt.

Among the charges in court Tuesday are online solicitation of a minor; possession of child pornography; sex abuse of child continuous: victim under 14; aggravated sexual assault of a child; indecency with child sexual contact; indecency with a child by exposure; aggravated assault in retaliation; aggravated assault with a deadly weapon; obstruction or retaliation; manslaughter; intoxication manslaughter with vehicle; criminal negligent homicide; and driving while intoxicated, third or more.

Hunter Mark Tumlinson was in court for a pre-trial hearing on a charge of online solicit minor and possession of child pornography, both third degree felonies. Court documents state that on or about March 23, 2014, Tumlinson solicited a minor online in intent that the minor would engage in sexual contact, sexual intercourse or deviate sexual intercourse with Tumlinson. Additionally, a grand jury found that on or about Aug. 19, 2014, Tumlinson knowingly possessed visual material that visually depicted and which he knew visually depicted a child who was younger than 18 at the time the image of the child was made, engaging in sexual conduct, to-wit, actual deviate sexual intercourse.

His jury trial is scheduled for July 18.

 

Angel Luis Colon was in court for a pre-trial hearing on charges of sex abuse of child continuous: victim under 14, a first degree felony, and indecency with child sexual contact, a second degree felony.

According to his indictment, Colon, on or about Sept. 2, 2007, through Aug. 1, 2008, when Colon was an adult, committed two or more acts of sexual abuse against a child younger than 14 years of age, namely, aggravated sexual assault of a child, by intentionally or knowingly cause the penetration of the sexual organ of the victim, with Colon’s finger or tongue. Additionally, the grand jury found that Colon did, with the intent to arouse or gratify the sexual desire of the defendant, intentionally or knowingly engage in sexual contact with the victim, a child younger than 14, by touching the victim’s genitals.

His jury trial is set for July 18.

 

Larry Paul Ramos appeared for his pre-trial hearing Tuesday on charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child, two counts, both first degree felonies, and indecency with child sexual contact, a second degree felony.

Court documents show that the grand jury found that Ramos, on or about July 1, 1997, intentionally or knowingly caused the penetration of the mouth of a child, younger than 14, with his penis. Count two of the indictment says on Sept. 1, 1999, Ramos intentionally or knowingly caused the penetration of the mouth of the victim, who was younger than 14, with his penis. As to Count three of the indictment, the grand jury found that on May 1, 2001, Ramos with an intent to arouse or gratify his sexual desire, caused the victim to engage in sexual contact by making the victim touch Ramos’ genitals with their hand.

Ramos also appeared in court on additional charges pertaining to another victim younger than 14. The grand jury found that on Feb. 11, 2015, Ramos contacted the victim’s sexual organ with Ramos’ mouth. Count two of the indictment says that Ramos on or about Feb. 11, 2015, with the intent to arouse or gratify his own sexual desire, exposed his genitals to the victim, a child under 14. Count three  says that on or about March 12, 2015, Ramos penetrated the sexual organ of a child younger than 14, with Ramos’ finger. Count four of the indictment says that Ramos, with the intent to arouse himself, on or about March 12, 2015, touched the victim’s anus while the victim was younger than 14.

His jury trial is scheduled for July 18.

 

Jarrett Dez Jackson was scheduled to appear for pre-trial Tuesday on charges of aggravated assault in retaliation, a first degree felony; aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second degree felony; and obstruction or retaliation, a third degree felony.

Court documents say a grand jury found that in March 2015, Jackson, threatened a man named Carleton Rice with imminent bodily injury by bringing a firearm to confront Rice and discharging it at or in Rice’s direction in a confrontation in retaliation.

Count two of the indictment reads that in March 2015, Jackson threatened Rice with imminent bodily injury by discharging a firearm in Rice’s direction with its intended use capable of causing death or serious bodily injury during commission of the assault.

Count three for Jackson said the grand jury found that Jackson knowingly threatened to harm Rice in retaliation.

Jackson’s jury trial is scheduled for July 18.

 

Jason Scott Little’s pre-trial for manslaughter charges was rescheduled from last week for Tuesday. Little is accused in a 2015 shooting that left a San Angelo woman dead. He’s charged with the shooting of 52-year-old Bertha Vasquez Gonzalez, at the Eva’s Place bar in early 2015. Little briefly appeared in a Tom Green County court Thursday telling the judge he was not prepared for his pre-trial.

Little remains in the Tom Green County Jail where he was booked Feb. 2, 2015, according to jail records. He has also been indicted for unlawful possession of a firearm by felon. Other charges include driving while intoxicated and a parole violation.

His jury trial is scheduled for July 18.

 

Francisco Blanco was in court Tuesday on charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child, two counts; and indecency with child, sexual contact. Court documents show that the charges were initially filed in 2012.

Blanco’s court date is set for 9 a.m., where he’ll have a jury trial.

 

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