BELTON — A bond hearing for George Powell is set for Friday although he is quarantined at the Bell County Jail, Michael Ware, Innocence Project executive director, said Thursday.
A Temple man pleaded guilty Tuesday to the 2019 aggravated sexual assault of a child and was sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Jason Stuart Bernal has a new court-appointed attorney to represent him for two counts of criminally negligent homicide in connection with the 2017 Lake Belton boating deaths of Temple residents Kaitlyn Oliver, 4, and her father, Patrick Oliver.
The Innocence Project of Texas requested the setting of an amended, reasonable writ of habeas and bond amount of no more than $10,000 in the case against George Robert Powell III.
Instead of going to trial next week as once was planned, a Copperas Cove woman pleaded guilty this week to a felony charge. Police said her 6-year-old son drowned after she left the child unattended at a swimming pool at a Killeen apartment while she drank alcohol.
A Bell County grand jury has indicted the the former head swim coach at Shoemaker High School on a felony charge after police said he used a school district credit card to steal more than $7,500 since 2017.
A Florida man received a 30-year prison sentence Wednesday after he pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting two minors while he lived at Fort Hood.