Drugs, assaults lowlight this week’s Jefferson County indictments

Published 11:10 pm Friday, December 2, 2022

Drugs cases, assaults and crimes against children were among the offenses in which individuals were indicted this week:

  • Nathan Jermaine Collins, 31, of Beaumont was indicted for possession of a controlled substance, cocaine, for an icident that occurred May 28.
  • Jana Elizabeth Bedair, 41, of Groves was indicted for DWI with child passenger for an incident that occurred Aug. 11.
  • Joseph Eckhoff, 47, of Hamshire was indicted for felony theft for an incident that occurred Aug. 29.
  • Koice Grubbs, 54, of Beaumont was indicted for possession of a controlled substance, cocaine, for an incident that occurred April 14.
  • Koice Grubbs, 54, of Beaumont was indicted for possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, for an incident that occurred April 14.
  • Msonthi C. Guillory, 42, of Beaumont was indicted for possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, for an incident that occurred July 6.
  • Msonthi C. Guillory, 42, of Beaumont was indicted for tampering with physical evidence for an incident that occurred July 6.
  • Gregory Leon House, 63, of Groves was indicted for felony theft with prior theft convictions for an incident that occurred Sept. 20.
  • Perry Pickett, 33, of Beaumont was indicted for possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, for an incident that occurred July 17.
  • William Oneal Walker, 37, of Jackson, Mississippi, was indicted for aggravated assault for an incident that occurred Oct. 31.
  • Leroy Holden Jr., 65, of Beaumont was indicted for assault-family violence/chocking for an incident that occurred Nov. 5.
  • Lawrence Spradley Sr., 72, of Port Arthur was indicted for aggravated assault for an incident that occurred Nov. 1.
  • Joseph Neal Lemonis, 34, of Groves was indicted for indecency with a child for an incident that occurred Feb. 26, 2012.
  • Joseph Neal Lemonis, 34, of Groves was indicted for indecency with a child for an incident that occurred Feb. 29, 2012.
  • David McDonald, 23, of Beaumont was indicted for aggravated sexual assault of a child for an incident that occurred March 18.
  • David McDonald, 23, of Beaumont was indicted for aggravated sexual assault of a child for an incident that occurred March 18.
  • David Allen Tovar, 40, of Beaumont was indicted for continuous sexual assault of a child for an incident that took place from on or about April 6, 2015 to on or about April 5, 2021.

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.

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