By Jade Ortego

Killeen Daily Herald

BELTON - A Belton man is accused of attacking his girlfriend with a pair of scissors, leaving her with stab wounds to her wrist and arm.

Jaime Alvarez Cruz, 43, was indicted on an aggravated assault charge, a second-degree felony, by a Bell County grand jury Wednesday.

On Nov. 7, police were dispatched to North East Street in Belton in reference to a domestic disturbance. There they found a woman with cuts on her arms who said Cruz stabbed her. Police located Cruz, who had blood on his shirt, and a pair of scissors with a four-inch blade under the bed. As Cruz was arrested, he yelled at the woman that he was "going to come back and finish her off," according to the arrest affidavit.

A Harker Heights man is accused of robbing three stores at gunpoint in one night.

Man indicted for robbery spree

A grand jury indicted Christopher Bolton, 25, on three counts of aggravated robbery Wednesday.

On Jan. 10, clerks at convenience stores in Killeen and Harker Heights reported a man came in wearing a black hooded sweatshirt holding a black bag with a handgun inside and demanded money and cartons of cigarettes. In Harker Heights, the robber wore blue-tinted glasses.

The next day, a woman reported that her Bryco .380 handgun was stolen. She told police that her son, Bolton, occasionally used the weapon. During the subsequent search of Bolton's room, police found blue-tinted glasses, a black bag, two cartons of cigarettes, and bills with serial numbers matching those stolen from the Killeen store.

A Bell County grand jury also handed down the following indictments Wednesday:

Jaime Alvarez Cruz, 44, of Killeen; driving while intoxicated with a child passenger, repeat offender, Jan. 17.

Jose Torres-Ibarra, 18, of Harker Heights; burglary of a habitation, Jan. 20.

Carman Kima Latchie, 33, of Harker Heights; unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, March 8.

Kurtis La'mars Archer, 21, of Killeen; possession of a controlled substance, cocaine, less than 1 gram, March 10.

Lavon Nathaniel Pope-Everson, 26, of Killeen; possession of a controlled substance, MDMA, 1 gram or more, March 10.

Roshonya Marie Smith, 29, of Nolanville; forgery, Nov. 11, and credit card abuse, Jan. 10.

Alan Joseph Mury, 34, of Temple; aggravated sexual assault, Jan. 5.

Christopher Sterling Sims, 33, of Temple; burglary of a habitation with intent to commit other felony, Nov. 5, two counts.

William Allan Bittle, 31, of Temple; evading arrest with a motor vehicle, Feb. 24.

Michael Andrew Bargas, 28, of Temple; theft enhanced, habitual offender, Jan. 8.

Theresa Lynn Williams, 45, of Temple; theft enhanced, habitual offender, Sept. 28.

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