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INDICTMENTS — Rash of domestic violence cases top local indictments

BEAUMONT — A Jefferson County grand jury returned a number of indictments including 10 for charges related to domestic violence this week.

Those crimes range from aggravated assault/family violence, deadly conduct, assault-choking and assault on a family member.

An indictment is not a final conviction of guilt; it is only a ruling by the grand jury that allows the district attorney’s office to proceed with a criminal case.

Those indicted include:

  • Aaron Chavez, 33, of Port Neches was indicted for assault-family violence choking for an incident that occurred May 2.
  • Manuel Cabos-Abreu, 33, of Port Arthur was indicted for assault-family violence choking for an incident that occurred March 31.
  • Alexis Leigh Standifer, 19, of Beaumont was indicted for aggravated assault/family violence for an incident that occurred March 14.
  • Shawntel Shaneice Johnson, 31, of Beaumont was indicted for aggravated assault-family violence for an incident that occurred May 26.
  • James Leland Kane, 30, of Nome was indicted for deadly conduct for an incident that occurred April 2.
  • Benjamin Michael Martinez, 30, of Nederland was indicted for aggravated assault-family violence for an incident that occurred Feb. 24.
  • Tony Polanco, 36, of Groves was indicted for assault-family violence choking for an incident that occurred Feb. 19.
  • Corie Reed Jr., 30, of Beaumont was indicted for assault-family violence choking for an incident that occurred Feb. 15.
  • Jason Matthew Rodgers, 47, of Beaumont was indicted for aggravated assault-family violence for an incident that occurred March 23.
  • Chad Everett Young, 43, of Beaumont was indicted for assault of a family member for an incident that occurred July 21, 2019.

Other indictments include:

  • Jonathan William Mulvahill, 21, of Richmond was indicted for attempted assault of a peace officer for an incident that occurred Feb. 18.
  • Jonathan William Mulvahill, 21, of Richmond was indicted for burglary of a habitation for an incident that occurred April 11.
  • Shayla J’Nae Hamilton, 18, of Beaumont was indicted for assault on a peace officer for an incident that occurred April 24.
  • Darrell Eric Alford, 24, of Port Arthur was indicted for deadly conduct for an incident that occurred April 11.
  • Marquez Green, 23, of Beaumont was indicted for robbery for an incident that occurred Feb. 26.
  • Kristi Delacerda, 28, of Vidor was indicted for possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, for an incident that occurred Feb. 2.
  • Herchel Wayne Dugas, 33, transient, was indicted for burglary of a habitation for an incident that occurred April 23.
  • Harold Dewayne Elkins, 27, of Beaumont was indicted for felony theft for an incident that occurred April 6.
  • Cory James Jorgensen, 26, of Port Arthur was indicted for possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, for an incident that occurred June 28.
  • Cameron Jewaun Ford, 23, of Beaumont was indicted for tampering with physical evidence for an incident that occurred Jan. 4.
  • Ashtin Von’Dre Spearman, 21, of Beaumont was indicted for aggravated assault for an incident that occurred April 5.
  • John James Cook, 19, of Beaumont was indicted for burglary of a habitation for an incident that occurred April 2, 2019.
  • Diana Cogbill, 38, of Orange was indicted for possession of a controlled substance, methadone, for an incident that occurred Jan. 20.
  • Tracy Lynn Boyett, 54, of Beaumont was indicted for assault on a peace officer for an incident that occurred March 16.
  • Bang Van Nguyen, 52, of Port Arthur was indicted for possession of a controlled substance, cocaine, for an incident that occurred Sept. 15.