Bexar County Grand Juries indicted more than 360 felony cases this week. Three of
those indictments related to crimes involving a death.
grand jury indicted Juan Fragosa for murder. The indictment alleges that on
August 31, 2019, Fragosa intentionally caused the death of William Terrell by
strangling him with a ligature. Subsequent to indictment, the case is now pending in the 399th
Siu was indicted for murder. The indictment alleges that on August 17, 2019, Siu
committed or attempted to commit the felony offense of aggravated assault, and
while in the course of flight from this offense, he drove a motor vehicle at a
speed that was not reasonable under the circumstances into an intersection with
vehicles present without stopping, thereby causing the death of Kishana Mitchell. This
case has been assigned to the 144th District Court, where it is now pending.
In the third death case, Michael
Arriaga Tello was indicted for failing to stop and render aid. The
indictment alleges that on July 1, 2019, Tello intentionally and knowingly
drove a vehicle that became involved in an accident resulting in the death
of Lawrence Nathaniel New and that Tello intentionally and knowingly failed to
determine whether a person was involved in the accident and to determine
whether that person required aid. This case is currently pending in the 187th
those defendants are all awaiting trial, our office cannot make any further
comment on the cases. Each defendants is presumed innocent until proven guilty
in a court of law.
prosecutors were also very busy in court this week.
the 226th District Court, Cameron Roby was sentenced to life in
prison by District Judge Velia Meza. During the trial, evidence showed Roby was
dating the victim, Adrienne (AJ) Dameron, on April 26, 2018, when they were involved
in an argument. Roby shot Dameron in the head, killing her.
case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorneys Ryan Groomer and Leslie
sentence sends the message that domestic violence has no place in our
community. AJ’s life was not one for Cameron Roby to take. We are
happy that justice has been served and hope this brings peace and
closure to AJ’s family in this violent, senseless crime,” Groomer said.
jury in the 399th District Court found Charles Robnett guilty of
capital murder, resulting in an automatic sentence of life in prison without
the possibility of parole. During the trial, evidence showed on Oct. 16,
2017, Robnett met with the victim, Gary Barnhardt, under the premise of buying marijuana from Barnhardt. Instead, Robnett stole the drugs and
opened fire on Barnhardt’s car, killing him. Two other men are charged for
their alleged roles in the crime.
case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorneys Gretchen Flader and Andrew
man who committed his sixth drunken driving offense was sentenced to 40 years
in prison on a felony murder charge. During the trial, evidence showed Ricky Cantu was
driving under the influence on October 28, 2018, when he struck and killed
motorcyclist Rudy Borrego.
case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorneys Clint Malloy and Miranda