Grand jury indicts Lufkin man accused of pushing child into pond

Bobby Woods (Source: Angelina County Jail)
Bobby Woods (Source: Angelina County Jail)

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - An Angelina County grand jury has indicted a Lufkin man already charged in the drowning death of a 3-year-old boy.

With the indictment, the bail bond for Bobby Woods Jr., 17, is set for $1 million.

Investigators believe Woods pushed 3-year-old Mason Cuttler into a pond near their home on Aug. 17 and watched him as he began to drown and turned his back to him, making no attempt to rescue him, despite Mason's cries for help.

Woods is a member of three families who lived in the house with Mason.

Woods was arrested on Aug. 28.

Also included in the 72 indictments announced Thursday:

Ralph Albert Luna, Raymond Jones, Steven Randall Jones, Matasha Ramirez, Augustine Jose Ramirez, Melva Jones, Burl Jones and Kelli Jones, for engaging in organized criminal activity and cockfighting: The seven were among 17 arrested on April 25 following an investigation into a cockfighting ring.

Richard Paul Kay for aggravated assault of a public servant, evading arrest and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and Dennis Paul Arceneaux for aggravated assault of a public servant: The duo were arrested in August following a 100 mile-per-hour chase with law enforcement that spanned three counties. It started in Lufkin and police believe it came after a drug/crime spree.

Moses Ernest McCleland, for aggravated robbery: McCleland is accused of robbing the Dollar General Store on Southwood Drive on Jan. 23.

Shadestini Moore for injury to a child: Moore is accused of hitting her son with a belt hard enough that it left welts and bruises on his back and left eye in April.

Faustino Villela, for indecency with a child: Villela is accused of exposing himself to two little girls, aged 3 and 4 in July.

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