It is important to note that an arrest should not be considered as evidence of guilt. The defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Ashley Maddox, 31, of Taylor, at 2:02 p.m., in the 800 block of E. Second St., officers apprehended Maddox, who had an outstanding warrant out of Williamson County for bond forfeiture/assault with injury/family violence, a class A misdemeanor. Maddox posted bond for $3,000 and was released the same day.
Devin Williams, 35, of Round Rock, and Justin Smith, 32, of Taylor, at 9:40 p.m., in the 1600 block of Jones St., officers apprehended Smith, who had an outstanding warrant out of Williamson County for parole violation for aggravated assault, a third-degree felony. Officer also apprehended Williams, who had an outstanding warrant out of Williamson County for parole violation for assault with injury/family violence, a third-degree felony. As officers attempted to apprehend Williams, he threw a .40 caliber Glock pistol in an attempt to hide it. The pistol was found to have 11 rounds in its magazine, including a round in its chamber. Williams was further charged with felon in possession of a firearm, a third-degree felony. Williams posted bonds that totaled $30,000 and was released Oct. 14. Smith is still in custody at the Williamson County Jail on bonds that total $135,000.
Joe Lara, 38, of Taylor, at 1:57 p.m., at the Taylor Municipal Court, 109 W. Fifth St., officers apprehended Lara, who had two outstanding for speeding and fail to appear. Lara is still in custody at the Williamson County Jail on bonds that total $529.10.
Ryan Leyendecker, 26, of Taylor, at 1:13 a.m., officers were dispatched to a disturbance in the 2700 block of Sunny Lane. An investigation revealed that Leyendecker physically assaulted a member of the household, causing injury. Leyendecker was arrested and charged with assault with injury/ family violence, a class A misdemeanor. Leyendecker was also apprehended on two outstanding warrants for speeding and violate promise to appear and a warrant out of Travis County Sheriff’s Office for DWI bond forfeiture. Leyendeckeris still in custody at the Williamson County Jail on bonds that total $11,599.43.