Jury selection is expected to begin in 118th District Court this morning in the trial of a Big Spring man who is charged with four counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child.
Hector Manuel Gonzales Jr., 33, of 3730 Adams St., was indicted by a Howard County grand jury in mid-April on four counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child, all first-degree felonies.
Officials with the Big Spring Salvation Army Angel Tree program say the cards are being chosen from the charity-driven trees quickly this year, however, they have been a bit slow to be returned.
According to Ada Lafler, Angel Tree coordinator for the local charity, these first few weeks of the program â€” which provides Christmas gifts for area children and seniors of low income families â€” have been encouraging.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ TERRENCE ALI YOUNG, 23, of 711 Abrams, was arrested Monday on charges of evading arrest or detention with a previous conviction and violation of a protective order.
â€˘ ROBERT RUBEN SANCHEZ, 48, of 1023 Stadium, was arrested Monday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ BRENDA LUNA VALDIVIA, 32, of 1603 Wood, was arrested Monday on a charge of abandoning/endangering a child â€“ criminal negligence.