Victoria indictments, sentencings
Editor's Note: An indictment is not an indication of guilt. It is a finding by a grand jury that enough evidence exists to warrant a trial.
VICTORIA - A grand jury returned indictments on the following people April 17.
Corey Wayne Hamilton, 35, of Dallas, on charges of compelling prostitution under age 18. He is charged with causing a child younger than 18 to commit prostitution Jan. 31.
Roy Salinas, 54, of Corpus Christi, on a charge of accident involving injury. He is charged with leaving the scene of an accident in which a man was injured without providing his name, address, vehicle registration number or insurance May 4. The accident occurred about 2 a.m. on U.S. Highway 59 north of Midway Road. Salinas was found about an hour later by sheriff's deputies, who arrested him for public intoxication. The man who was injured in the crash suffered a laceration to his left leg and drove himself to the hospital, according to the complaint.
WHARTON - Alejandro Saucedo, 41, of Brownsville, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Saucedo and another man were pulled over November 2013 on U.S. Highway 59 for a safety chain violation, and after a search of the vehicle, 1.97 kilograms of cocaine was found in the engine manifold.