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Former Tom Bean police chief trial delayed to July

Former Tom Bean Police Chief Michael Webster, 40, won’t be going to trial next week on charges that he sold firearms that were in being held as evidence by the Tom Bean PD. The case was set to go to trial in the 39th state District Court on Monday but has been reset to July 7. Webster was with the TBPD for seven years

Fannin County’s 336th state District Court accepts pleas

BONHAM — Richard Glaser, criminal district attorney for Fannin County, released a list of people who entered into plea agreements with his office during the February dockets before Judge Laurine Blake of the 336th District Court of Fannin County. The following individuals either entered guilty pleas or their cases went to trial and a Fannin County jury rendered the verdict and sentence indicated.

Local man gets 55 years for beating elderly woman

David Shawn Fothergill of Pottsboro pleaded guilty Monday morning to beating and sexually assaulting a Grayson County woman in her home in June of last year. Pursuant to the plea agreement, Fothergill got 55 years in prison for the crimes. He will not be eligible for parole until he serves at least 27.5 of those years. He is currently 25 years old.

Fannin County DA releases indictments list

BONHAM — Fannin County District Attorney Richard Glaser released a short list of people indicted this week in Fannin County. Glaser said the grand jurors wanted additional information on several cases that were considered recently. In the end, the grand jurors returned indictments on six cases.

Drugs and theft charges fill indictments in Grayson County

Grayson County District Attorney Joe Brown’s office released a list of people indicted this week. The indictments are formal charges and are not an indication of guilt. The charges faced by locals ranged from sexual assault of a child to possession of marijuana, but drugs and theft charges made up a bulk of the cases.