Former students from Feburary drug arrests to appear in court

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    Two former students arrested during the drug bust in February have been sentenced to probation.

    Cynthia Jaqueline Zambrano was sentenced Nov. 12, to 36 months probation for delivery or  manufacture of a controlled substance under 4 grams, but greater than 1 gram.

    Taylor Davis Cowdin appeared in court Oct. 12 and was sentenced to 36 months probation for delivery of marijuana between 1/4 ounce to 5 pounds and possession of marijuana between 4 ounces and 5 pounds.

    Overall, 16 students and nine others were arrested in February and charged with various drug-related offenses after a six -month drug investigation by the Fort Worth Police.

    Scott Lee Anderson appeared in court on Nov. 15 and is on currently on the status conference docket. According to the County Court District Court 4 Clerk, Anderson’s place in the trial docket keeps getting reset because he is contesting the charges.

    Jordan Michael Donaldson, who was not a student when the arrests occurred, appeared in court on Nov. 14 on charges of delivery of marijuana between 1/4 ounce to 5 pounds. TCU 360 was unable to obtain the results of his hearing. According to the 396th District Court Clerk, his records are restricted.

    Eduardo Hernandez appeared in court Nov. 12. on charges of possession of marijuana between 1/4 ounce and 5 pounds in a drug free zone. Jim Shaw, Hernandez's attorney, said his client was placed in the Drug Impact Rehabilitation Enhanced Comprehensive Treatment program that the county offers.

    Shaw said the program is very intense and will give Hernandez the chance to clear his record if he successfully completes the year-long program.

    According to the Tarrant County website, D.I.R.E.C.T is specifically tailored to each offender. The program consists of four phases, with each having a specific treatment objective tailored to meet the offender’s needs. Most phases require regular attendance at Narcotics Anonymous and Alcoholics Anonymous sessions.

    Hernandez will appear in court again Nov. 28 on charges of possession of marijuana under 2 ounces in a drug free zone and possession of a prohibited weapon – brass knuckles.  

    According to court records, several others have pending court dates:

    • Peter Signavong, who was charged with 1 count of delivery of marijuana less than 1/4 ounce and 5 counts of delivery of a controlled substance between 1 gram and 4 grams, will appear Nov. 26.
    • Cameron Jacob Forgie, who was charged with delivery of marijuana between 1/4 ounce and five pounds and possession of marijuana under two ounces in a drug-free zone, will appear in court Dec. 12.
    • Richard Clay Putney, who was charged with two counts of delivery of marijuana between 1/4 ounce and five pounds in a drug-free zone, which is a felony, and one count of delivery of marijuana less than or equal to 1/4 ounce, will appear Dec. 13.
    • Michael Gragg King, who was charged with three counts of delivery of marijuana greater than 1/4 ounce and less than five pounds, will appear in court Dec. 17.

    According to court records, some will appear early next year and in the spring:

    • Hunter Wallace McLaughlin was charged with four counts of delivery of marijuana between 1/4 ounce and five pounds, and will appear Jan. 8, 2013
    • Jordan Sherman was charged with delivery of marijuana between 1/4 ounce and five pounds, and will appear Jan. 24, 2013.
    • Katherine Ann Petrie, who was charged with one count of unlawful delivery of marijuana and one count of delivery of marijuana exceeding 1/4 ounce but less than five pounds, will appear Jan. 24, 2013.
    • Eric C. Lodge was charged with possession of a controlled substance under 28 grams and will appear May 23, 2013.
    • Bud Pollard Dillard, who was charged with delivery of a controlled substance between 28 grams and 200 grams, possession of a controlled substance under 28 grams, and possession of marijuana under two ounces, will appear in court June 24, 2013
    • Matthew Iarossi Davis will appear in court at 10 a.m. Aug. 3, 2013, on four charges of delivery of marijuana between 1/4 ounce but less than four or five pounds as well as a count of possession of marijuana between two and four ounces.