Twenty-five people are facing new indictments this week, in connection with the deadly May 2015 shootout at Waco’s Twin Peaks restaurant, where nine individuals lost their lives.
Twenty-four of the people named in the indictments had previous indictments for engaging in organized crime. But, after Wednesday, three of them have now been indicted for murder — while others are facing lesser new charges.
Ray Allen, Jeffrey Battey and Allen Glenn Walker were each indicted for one count of murder and one count of riot.
Jacob Carrizal, whose last trial ended in a mistrial, has now also been indicted on one count of riot.
Aaron Carpenter, Mitchell Bradford, Nathan Champeau, Wesley McAlister, Jacob Reese, William Flowers and Owen Reeves were each indicted for two counts of riot. Reeves’ charges, specifically, were for being “habitual.”
Shayne Timothy Satterwhite was indicted for two counts of riot (enhanced) and one count of unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon (enhanced).
Kyle Smith was charged with two counts of riot and and one count of tampering with physical evidence.
Richard Cantu, Richard Lockhart, David Martinez, Tom Mendez, Marshall Mitchell, Jerry Pierson, Ryan Marcus Pilkington, Reginald Weathers and John Guerrero were indicted for one count of riot each.
James Roy Covey was indicted for tampering with or fabricating physical evidence. And, Richard Luther was indicted for tampering with physical evidence.
Jeremy King was indicted for unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon (enhanced).
According to the McLennan County District Attorney’s Office, the new indictments replace the charges previously indicted.