A Stanton man remains in custody after being charged with murder in the early Monday shooting death of 26-year-old Carlos Guerrero,
Sean Smith, 22, of 417 N. College in Stanton, is in custody at the Howard County Law Enforcement Center this morning in lieu of $850,000 bond, officials said.
Smith was charged with murder in the shooting death of Guerrero, which occurred shortly after midnight Monday.
Howard County commissioners named Quail Dobbsâ€™ long-time secretary to replace him as justice of the peace for the Sand Springs-Coahoma area.
Linda Halfmann, who has worked in the Coahoma office of Dobbs â€” the incumbent JP for Precinct 2, Place 2 â€” for the past six years, was selected for the position during the commissionersâ€™ regular meeting Tuesday morning.
She will serve the remainder of Dobbsâ€™ term, which runs through Jan. 1, 2015, County Judge Mark Barr said.