Convicted felon indicted for drugs, assaulting jailer

Published 11:58 pm Friday, August 10, 2012

A convicted felon accused of drug possession and assaulting a jailer will stand trial in November.

Felix Williams, 22, 2808 Yeger St., appeared before Circuit Court Judge M. James Chaney this week to be arraigned after an indictment by the Warren County grand jury for simple assault of an officer and possession of cocaine.

Williams entered a plea of not guilty, and Chaney set trial Nov. 5.

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Williams is accused of throwing two cups of toilet water containing human waste in the face of Warren County jailer Larry Vinson Feb. 3. That same day, Williams was arrested after officers found a plastic bag of crack cocaine in his pocket, according to court records.

In March, Williams was convicted in Hinds County of burglary and is currently serving a 10-year sentence. He was also convicted of burglary in Warren County in Feb. 2011.

Other indictments, including name, age, address, the charge and arrest dates, released this week by the DA’s office following arraignment or waiver of arraignment are:

• Tina Brown, 34, 1103 Chestnut St. — vehicle burglary, May 16.

• Robert Buck, 34, 20 Waterwell Road — third-offense domestic violence, April 12.

• Petrina Doyle, 33, 1312 Spring St. — conspiracy to commit a felony and three counts of forgery of a counterfeit instrument, July 11.

• Stephanie Parsons, 30, 2607 Hannah Avenue — aggravated assault, April 10.

• Kelvin White, 35, 263 Countryside Road — two counts of sale of a controlled substance, April 5.

In Warren County Circuit Court for the week ending Friday:

• Edgar Arana-Hernandez, 30, 12834 Lincoln Ridge lane, Houston, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced by Circuit Judge M. James Chaney to time served of 133 days followed by three years probation, a $1,000 fine and $684.50 in costs. Upon his release, Arana-Hernandez was deported to Guatemala.

• Paul Major, 31, 40C Kings Drive, pleaded guilty to sale of a controlled substance and was sentenced by Chaney to Ninth Circuit Drug Court for a period not to exceed five years, a $500 fine and $1,434.50 in costs. Major pleaded guilty to a criminal information dated March 23.