Winnsboro man charged with sex abuse of minor
A Winnsboro man was indicted by a Wood County grand jury last month for allegedly having sex with two minors, according to records released by the district attorney’s office.
Mark Bertram Thompson, 53, formerly of Quitman, was indicted on two counts of continuous sexual abuse of a young child. The girls Thompson allegedly had sex with were younger than age 14 and 11 at the time.
Winnsboro Police arrested Thompson in connection with the charge Sept. 21. Thompson is charged with a first-degree felony and faces the maximum penalty of life in prison. He remains in the Wood County Jail in lieu of a $100,000 bond.
Other indictments handed down Nov. 27 by the grand jury were as followed:
Paula Christine Box, 49, of Quitman, possession of a controlled substance penalty group one, less than gram;
Lonnie Eugene Chambly, 53, of Winnsboro, delivery of marijuana, more than a quarter ounce less than five pounds, in a drug free zone;
Melissa Dendy, 31 of Mineola, three counts of endangering a child;
Barron Keel Duplechein Jr., 33, of Hawkins, burglary of a building;
Randy Ellis, 71 of Quitman, aggravated sexual assault of a disabled person;
Justin Kyle Fitzgerald, 20, of Mineola, bail jumping and failure to appear;
Juan Carlos Galaz, 34, of Mineola, debit card abuse;
George Goforth 27, of Port St. Luce, Florida, burglary of a building;
Robert Hayes Gwin, 41, of Hawkins, aggravated assault date/family house with weapon;
Craig David Lawler, 43, of Mineola, possession of controlled substance penalty group one, less than one gram;
Rodrick Martin, 33, of Mineola, three counts of endangering a child;
Steven Alan Schwed, 26, of Alba, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, burglary of a habitation;
Jeffery Glen Slayton, 43, of Quitman, assault causing bodily injury to a family member;
Charles Gregory Stone, 46, of Quitman, driving while intoxicated, third or more;
Robert Scott Thomas, 49, of Mineola, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, with prior felony conviction;
Roy Lawrence Warren, 42, of Mineola, indecency with a child, exposure, habitual;
Andrew Scott Wilson, 19, of Yantis, intoxication assault.