Fort Bend County Indictments for June 17, 2019 follows. The indictments are listed by name, offense and offense date:

  • Lilian Obayemi, money laundering, more than $30,000, between Jan. 1, 2016-March 31, 2017 engage in organized criminal activity, between Jan. 1, 2016-March 31, 2017, both first-degree felony offenses punishable by up to life in prison and a $10,000 fine. Bond was set at $75,000. Arresting agency: FBI.
  • Chrishon Davon Williams, aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony offense. He is accused of threatening a man with imminent bodily injury or death on March 25, and Williams possessed a firearm at the time. Bond was set at $25,000. Arresting agency: Stafford PD.
  • Chrishon Davon Williams, aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony offense. He is accused of threatening a woman with imminent bodily injury or death on March 25, and Williams possessed a firearm at the time. Bond was set at $25,000. Arresting agency: Stafford PD.
  • James Mertes, aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony offense. He is accused of intentionally threatening a woman with imminent bodily injury or death on April 3, and he possessed a knife at the time. Bond was set at $100,000. Arresting agency: Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office (FBCSO). According to court records, Mertes was convicted in Harris County in November 2002 on three counts of felony arson.
  • Jermaine Sonnier, aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony offense. Sonnier and two accomplices are accused of intentionally threatening an elderly man with imminent bodily injury or death on April 28, and Sonnier possessed a firearm at the time. Bond was set at $20,000. Arresting agency: Sugar Land PD.
  • Jose Joseph Marroquin, aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony offense. Marroquin and two accomplices are accused of intentionally threatening an elderly man with imminent bodily injury or death on April 28, and Marroquin possessed a firearm at the time. Bond was set at $20,000. Arresting agency: Sugar Land PD.
  • Lamar Melquan McKinney, aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony offense. McKinney and two accomplices are accused of intentionally threatening an elderly man with imminent bodily injury or death on April 28, and McKinney possessed a firearm at the time. Bond was set at $40,000. Arresting agency: Sugar Land PD.
  • Cedric Arcenaux, possession of a controlled substance, between 4 grams and 400 grams of 3,4-methylenedioxy methamphetamine, a synthetic drug possessing both stimulant and hallucinogenic properties and known more commonly as Ecstasy, XTC, E, X, Beans and Adams, on July 20, 2018, a second-degree felony offense punishable by up to 20 years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Bond was set at $10,000. Arresting agency: FBCSO.
  • Roy Anthony Merritt II, assaulting a peace officer or judge, a second-degree felony offense. He is accused of intentionally causing reckless injury to a Fort Bend County Sheriff’s deputy on March 29 by hitting the officer while the deputy was performing his duties, namely serving inmates their meals at the Fort Bend County jail. Bond was set at $7,500. Arresting agency: FBCSO.
  • Malik Lamone Treshon Tilley Roberson, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second-degree felony offense. He is accused of intentionally causing bodily injury to a man on April 2 by repeatedly hitting him in the face, and possessed a knife at the time. Bond was set at $30,000. Arresting agency: Missouri City PD.
  • Kevin Leo Watson, assaulting a peace officer or judge, a second-degree felony offense. He is accused of intentionally pushing a Fort Bend County Sheriff’s deputy on March 29 while the deputy was performing his duties, namely attempting to retrain another inmate at the Fort Bend County jail. Bond was set at $10,000. Arresting agency: FBCSO.
  • Amir Ali Behrooz, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second-degree felony offense, on Aug. 12, 2018. He is accused of intentionally threatening another person with imminent bodily injury and possessed a knife at the time. Bond was set at $20,000. Arresting agency: FBCSO.
  • Robert Gene Payne, driving while intoxicated, third offense or more, a third-degree felony offense punishable by up to 10 years in prison and a $10,000 fine. He is accused of driving while intoxicated on April 6. According to court records, he was convicted of DWI in Galveston County in July 2004, May 2006 in Montgomery County, in May 1997 in Galveston County, in May 2006 in Montgomery County, and in April 2009 in Montgomery County. Bond was set at $25,000. Arresting agency: DPS.
  • Kevin Wayne Wojtek, assaulting a family member, member of the household or person with whom he had a dating relationship, a third-degree felony offense due to a previous conviction of a similar offense. He is accused of causing bodily injury to a woman on June 29, 2018, by choking her and hitting her. According to court records, Wojtek was convicted of assault involving family violence twice before. Bond was set at $5,000. Arresting agency: FBCSO.
  • Christian Alexander Chavez, possession of a controlled substance, less than 1 gram of cocaine, on March 11, a state jail felony offense punishable by up to two years in a state jail. Bond was set at $3,000. Arresting agency: FBCSO.
  • Christian Alexander Starr, possession of a controlled substance, less than 1 gram of tetrahydrocannabinol, known more commonly as THC and which has similar effects as marijuana, on March 22, a state-jail felony offense. Bond was set at $2,500. Arresting agency: Fulshear PD.
  • Jaime Javier Garcia-Rodriguez, manufacturing and/or delivery of a controlled substance, at least 400 grams of cocaine, on April 4, an unspecified felony offense. Bond was set at $30,000. Arresting agency: DPS.
  • Laura Rodriguez-De Garcia, manufacturing and/or delivery of a controlled substance, at least 400 grams of cocaine, on April 4, an unspecified felony offense. Bond was set at . Arresting agency: DPS.
  • Jesus Pardo Jr., theft of property, less than $2,500 in value with two or more previous convictions of a similar offense, a state-jail felony offense punishable by up to two years in a state jail. He is accused of stealing a bottle of liquor from TJ’s Liquor in Rosenberg on April 6. Bond was set at $2,500. Arresting agency: Rosenberg PD. According to court records, Pardo was convicted of theft in May 2012 in Fort Bend County, and twice in February 2014 in Karnes County.
  • Margarito Sosa Escamilla, aggravated assault with a weapon of a family member, member of the household or someone with whom she was romantically involved, a first-degree felony offense punishable by up to life in prison and a $10,000 fine. He is accused of intentionally threatening a woman with imminent bodily injury on May 25 and exhibited a firearm at the time. Bond was set at $20,000. Arresting agency: Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office (FBCSO).
  • Reese Pickett, aggravated assault with a weapon of a family member, member of the household or someone with whom he was in a dating relationship, a first-degree felony offense. He is accused of intentionally threatening a person on May 27 with imminent bodily injury and exhibited a firearm at the time. Bond was set at $15,000. Arresting agency: Rosenberg PD.
  • Leon Joseph Smith Jr., possession of a controlled substance, between 4 grams and 400 grams of tetrahydrocannabinol, on April 18, a second-degree felony offense punishable by up to 20 years in prison and a $10,000. Bond was set at $3,000. Arresting agency: Missouri PD.
  • Raul Milanes-Lahera, 45, of San Antonio, two counts of violation of motor fuel tax requirements, each one a second-degree felony offense. He and a companion are accused of intentionally attempting on April 30 to avoid paying tax imposed on motor fuel in violation of the Texas Tax Code. Bond was set at $7,500. Arresting agency: Katy PD and Texas Comptroller.
  • Dennis Jorge Jimenez-Gallardo, two counts of violation of motor fuel tax requirements, each one a second-degree felony offense. He and a companion are accused of intentionally attempting on April 30 to avoid paying tax imposed on motor fuel in violation of the Texas Tax Code. Bond was set at $7,500. Arresting agency: Katy PD and Texas Comptroller.
  • Raul Milanes-Lahera, unlawful use of criminal instrument, on April 30, to evade paying fuel taxes, a third-degree felony offense punishable by up to 10 years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Bond was set at $5,000.
  • Dennis Jorge Jimenez-Gallardo, unlawful use of criminal instrument, on April 30, to evade paying fuel taxes, a third-degree felony offense. Bond was set at $5,000.
  • Henry Lee Archibald, evading arrest and/or detention with a vehicle, a third-degree felony offense. He is accused of intentionally fleeing from a peace officer on May 24, knowing full well the officer was attempting to detain or arrest him. Bond was set at $3,000. Arresting agency: DPS.
  • Alejandro Raul Lopez, fraudulent use of or possession of identifying information, items numbering less than five, a state-jail felony offense punishable by up to two years in a state prison and $10,000 fine. He is accused of intentionally using or possessing the name, date of birth, banking account numbers and Texas driver’s license number of an individual without his consent on May 24. Bond was set at $2,000. Arresting agency: FBCSO.
  • Troy Jovan Bridges, assaulting a family member, member of the household or someone with whom he was in a dating relationship by impeding breathing and/or circulation, a third-degree offense. He is accused of intentionally causing bodily injury to a woman on May 26 by pushing and hitting her, and choking her or preventing her from breathing. Bond was set at $10,000. Arresting agency: FBCSO.
  • Alexander Quesada-Ricardo, credit card or debit card abuse, a state-jail felony offense. He is accused of intentionally using a fictitious credit or debit card on May 25 or the pretend number of a fictitious card to purchase goods or services. Bond was set at $5.000. Arresting agency: Katy PD.
  • Reese Pickett, possession of controlled substance, between 4 grams and 400 grams of tetrahydrocannabinol, known more commonly as THC and which has similar effects as marijuana, on May 27. Bond was set at $10,000. Arresting agency: Rosenberg PD.
  • Kendrick Ray Hale, theft of property, less than $2,500 with two or more previous convictions of a similar offense, a state-jail felony offense. He is accused of stealing a generator and power converter from Walmart on June 7. According to court records, Hale was convicted in October 2008 in Harris County of theft between $1,500-$20,000, and May 2014 in Harris County of theft between $50-$500, and in August 2015 in Harris County of theft under $1,500-third offense. Bond was set at $6,000. Arresting agency: Stafford PD.
  • De Aundre Woodard, 19, of Houston, two counts of aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony offense. He and an accomplice are accused of intentionally threatening a man and woman with imminent bodily injury or death on March 25, and exhibited a firearm at the time. Arresting agency: Stafford PD.
  • Peter “Pete” Alvarado, tampering with a government record in order to defraud/harm, on Dec. 18, 2018, Jan. 3, 2019, and April 2, 2018, each count a state-jail felony offense. The indictment did not specify the record or records he allegedly tampered with, the bond amount or the arresting agency. However, supporting documents reveal Alvarado worked for the Stafford Fire Marshal’s Office when a warrant was issued on May 9, 2019 at the request of the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.
  • Frances M. Franklin, 40, fraudulent use of or illegal possession of identifying information, items numbering less than five, a state-jail felony offense. He is accused of intentionally possessing or using the information of a woman and the United States Postal Service without their consent on Dec. 1, 2017. Bond amount was not specified. Investigating agency: U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General.

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