Jackson County defendants make first appearances


By Katrina Goforth - kgoforth@civitasmedia.com



Rodriguez


Alvarado


Defendants incarcerated at the Jackson County Jail in district court made first appearances before Judge Brad Leverett and District Attorney Ken Darby.

First appearances are held weekly and provide defendants the opportunity to hear their charges, bond amount, court date and to discuss legal counseling options with the judge and district attorney.

Ashley Alvarado, 21 of Altus, was charged with child neglect. A court date for Alvarado is scheduled for 9 a.m. August 23 with a $10,000 bond.

Mauro Rodriguez, 26 of Altus, was charged with child neglect. A court date for Rodriguez is scheduled for 1:15 p.m. August 28 with a $25,000 bond.

Alvarado and Rodriguez were arrested after Altus Police found marijuana paraphernalia and signs of marijuana use in the presence of a child.

Rodriguez also faces a motion to accelerate charge for possession of a controlled dangerous substance from 2014. A court date for this charge is scheduled for 9 a.m. September 6 with a $25,000 bond.

Rafael Ramirez of Altus, was charged with domestic assault and battery by strangulation, domestic abuse assault and battery, resisting an officer, and public intoxication. A court date for Ramirez is scheduled for 1:15 p.m. August 28 with a $50,000 bond.

Nicodemus Mahoney, 21 of Altus, was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute. A court date for Mahoney is scheduled for 9 a.m. August 28 with a $25,000 bond.

Kentraiyle Robinson, 21 of Altus, was charged with the unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. A court date for Robinson is scheduled for 1:15 p.m. August 28 with a $15,000 bond.

Dustin Johnson, 22 of Altus, was charged with domestic abuse assault and batter and possession of a controlled dangerous substance. A court date for Johnson is scheduled for 1:15 p.m. August 24 with a $10,000 bond.

Defendants who have bonded out of jail are seen at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday at the Jackson County Courthouse at 101 N. Main st. to have a court date scheduled.

First appearances are held at 9 a.m. on Thursday at the Jackson County Jail at 600 S. Main St. for defendants held on district court charges. For defendants held on city charges, contact the Altus Municipal Court Clerk, Tracy Sullivan at 580-481-2207.

Rodriguez
http://www.altustimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_Mauro-Rodriguez-1.jpgRodriguez

Alvarado
http://www.altustimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_Ashley-Alvarado-1.jpgAlvarado

By Katrina Goforth

kgoforth@civitasmedia.com

Reach Katrina Goforth at 580-482-1221, ext. 2077.

Reach Katrina Goforth at 580-482-1221, ext. 2077.

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