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June 30, 2014

Two indicted for aggravated assault

Grand jury issues charges Friday

GREENVILLE — A Greenville man has been indicted for allegedly beating a woman with a bat last month.

Another local resident has been indicted for allegedly threatening a woman with a knife in January.

The charges against Carlos Olissio Carter and Julio Ramirez Mestas Jr. were returned Friday by the Hunt County grand jury. Arraignment dates have not yet been scheduled.

Carter, 44, received one indictment for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon/family violence. Carter was alleged in the indictment to have stuck a female victim with a metal baseball bat on May 21. He was booked into the Hunt County Jail the next day and remains in custody in lieu of $20,000 bond on the charge.

The indictment against Carter also listed five previous felony convictions, all from 2003.

Mestas, 29, received one indictment for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Mestas was alleged to have threatened a female victim with a knife on January 25, 2014.

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