The Henderson County Grand Jury returned indictments against Sarah Nicole Henderson last week for multiple charges including two counts of Capital Murder of a child under 10 years of age, Attempted Murder, and Assault on a Public Servant.
A District Court Judge set her bonds at one million each on the two capital cases along with $50,000 each on the other two.
Henderson was arrested on November 2, 2017 at her home in Mabank, Texas for the murder of her two young daughters, aged 5 and 7, by shooting them in the head with a firearm. It was also alleged that she attempted to shoot her husband as well, resulting in the attempted murder charge.
A Henderson County jury sentenced an Athens man to 60 years in the Texas Department of Corrections on January 10, 2018. Stephen Duane Roberts, age 45, was arrested on January 20, 2017 by the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Task Force.
Investigator Josh Rickman of the Sheriff’s Office secured a search warrant to search Robert’s home on Williams Street in Athens. When the warrant was executed, deputies found almost 20 grams of methamphetamine, cocaine, Xanax, ecstasy, and other prescription pills. Roberts was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver and was indicted by a Henderson County Grand Jury in March of last year.
District Attorney Mark Hall reports that the Henderson County Grand Jury for the July-December term 2017 returned the following indictments. In addition, 13 cases are indicted under seal.
The County Attorney, Clint Davis, wishes to report the following activity in the disposition of cases filed through his office during the month of December 2017 in the County Court at Law, County Court at Law No. 2, and County Court: