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14 More Charged in TCU Drug Case

Total defendants now at 23

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    Editor's Note: A previous version of this story incorrectly listed one of the charges against Peter Signavong. The Tarrant County District Attorney's Office provided NBC 5 with the incorrect information. NBC 5 regrets the error.

    The Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney's Office formally charged 14 more people in connection with the drug investigation at Texas Christian University.

    Nine people were charged in March, bringing the total number of defendants in the case to 23.

    Defending the TCU Suspects

    [DFW] Defending the TCU Suspects
    Defense attorney Jim Shaw calls them the TCU 17 and he now represents two of the accused.

    The DA's office believes this will be the last of the indictments in the investigation.

    The nine charged last month were: Devin Johnson, Earl Patrick Burke, Eric Lodge, Bud Dillard,  Cameron Forgie, Katherine Petrie, Jordan Sherman and William Hoffman.

    TCU Drug Bust Timeline

    [DFW] TCU Drug Bust Timeline
    Students caught selling drugs were arrested Wednesday during an early morning bust at Texas Christian University. The arrests came after a six-month investigation prompted by complaints from students, parents and others.

    The 14 charged April 5 are listed below. 

    • Scott Lee Anderson, 20, of Fort Worth, has been charged with two cases of delivery of marijuana, more than 1/4 ounce but less than 5 pounds, in a drug-free zone. He was also charged with delivery of hydrocodone, less than 28 grams, in a drug-free zone and delivery of less than 1 gram of oxycodone in a drug-free zone. All four charges are third-degree felonies punishable by two to 10 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine.
    • Tanner Wilson Brock, 21, of Fort Worth, has been charged with three cases of delivery of marijuana, more than 1/4 ounce but less than 5 pounds -- all three charges are state jail felonies punishable by 180 days to two years in a state jail facility and up to a $10,000 fine. He was also charged with possessing a usable quantity of marijuana of 2 ounces or less, a Class B misdemeanor.
    • Taylor Cowdin, 21, of Fort Worth, was charged with one case of delivery of marijuana, more than 1/4 ounce but less than 5 pounds, and one case of possessing a usable quantity of marijuana of less than 5 pounds but more than 4 ounces. Both charges are state jail felonies punishable by 180 days to two years in a state jail facility and up to a $10,000 fine.
    • Matthew Davis, 19, of Fort Worth, was charged with four cases of delivery of marijuana, more than 1/4 ounce but less than 5 pounds -- all four charges are state jail felonies punishable by 180 days to two years in a state jail facility and up to a $10,000 fine. He was also charged with possessing a usable quantity of marijuana, 2 to 4 ounces, a Class A misdemeanor.
    • Jordan Donaldson, 22, of Fort Worth, was charged with delivery of marijuana, more than 1/4 ounce but less than 5 pounds -- a state jail felony punishable by 180 days to two years in a state jail facility and up to a $10,000 fine. He was also charged with possessing less than 2 ounces of marijuana in a drug-free zone -- a Class A misdemeanor.
    • Eduardo J. Hernandez, 20, of Fort Worth, has been charged with four cases of delivery of marijuana, more than 1/4 ounce but less than 5 pounds -- each case is a state jail felony punishable by 180 days to two years in a state jail facility and up to a $10,000 fine. He was also charged with possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana in a drug-free zone and possessing a prohibited weapon, knuckles -- both are Class A misdemeanors punishable by up to a year in the county jail.
    • Tyler Andrew Horn, 21, of Fort Worth, has been charged with delivery of marijuana, more than 1/4 ounce but less than 5 pounds --a  state jail felony punishable by 180 days to 2 years in a state jail facility and up to a $10,000 fine. He was also charged with delivery of marijuana, less than 1/4 ounce -- a Class A misdemeanor.
    • Jonathan Jones, 20, of Fort Worth, has been charged with delivery of marijuana, more than 1/4 ounce but less than 5 pounds, in a drug-free zone -- a third-degree felony punishable by 2 to 10 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine. He was also charged with possessing cocaine, less than a gram in a drug-free zone -- a third-degree felony punishable by two to 10 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine.
    • Michael Gragg King, 20, of Fort Worth, has been charged with three cases of delivery of marijuana, more than 1/4 ounce but less than 5 pounds -- each case is a state jail felony punishable by 180 days to two years in a state jail facility and up to a $10,000 fine. He was also charged with possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana -- a class B misdemeanor.
    • Hunter McLaughlin, 24, of Fort Worth, has been charged with four cases of delivery of marijuana, more than 1/4 ounce but less than 5 pounds -- each case is a state jail felony punishable by 180 days to two years in a state jail facility and up to a $10,000 fine.
    • Richard Clay Putney, 20, of Richmond, VA, has been charged with two cases of delivery of marijuana, more than 1/4 ounce but less than 5 pounds, in a drug-free zone -- both charges are third-degree felonies punishable by two to 10 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine. He was also charged with delivering less than 1/4 ounce of marijuana in a drug-free zone and possessing a usable quantity of marijuana of 2 ounces or less in a drug-free zone -- both of those charges are Class B misdemeanors.
    • Peter Signavong, 21, of Fort Worth, has been charged with four cases of delivering cocaine, more than 1 gram but less than 4 grams -- all four cases are second-degree felonies punishable by 2 to 20 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine. He was also charged with delivering less thane 1 gram of ecstasy -- a state jail felony punishable by 180 days to two years in a state jail facility and up to a $10,000 fine. He was also charged with possessing a usable quantity of marijuana, less than 5 pounds but more than 4 ounces; possessing less than 1 gram of methamphetamine; and possessing less than 1 gram of cocaine -- all three charges are state jail felonies punishable by 180 days to two years in a state jail facility and up to a $10,000 fine. He was also charged with delivery of marijuana, less than 1/4 ounce -- a Class A misdemeanor.
    • David Yendry, 20, of Fort Worth, has been charged with three cases of delivery of marijuana, more than 1/4 ounce but less than 5 pounds, in a drug-free zone -- each case is a third-degree felony punishable by two to 10 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine. He has also been charged with delivery of marijuana, more than 1/4 ounce but less than 5 pounds -- a state jail felony punishable by 180 days to two years in a state jail facility. He has also been charged with two cases of delivery of less than 1/4 ounce of marijuana– both of which are Class A misdemeanors.
    • Cynthia Zambrano, 20, of Sansom Park, has been charged with two cases of delivery of oxymorphone, less than 1 gram -- both cases are state jail felonies punishable by 180 days to two years in a state jail facility and up to a $10,000 fine.

    Editor’s Note: The name of one of the people involved in this case has been removed from this article because the case against him was dismissed and his records were expunged.


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