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MAN RETURNS TO THE COURT ROOM 13-YEARS TO THE DAY TO FACE CHARGES AFTER ATTACKING TWO SPRING WOMEN

May 14, of this year, Gagandeep Singh was finally captured in Salt Lake City, Utah. This after he failed to return to Montgomery County Judge Stovalls 221st District Court on February 2007 to face multiple charges including two counts each of aggravated robbery, aggravated sexual assault, aggravated kidnapping, Due to the nature and severity of his crime his bond had been set at $100,00 which he had posted. He then fled on February 15, 2007. After his arrest in Utah for the Montgomery County warrant, he fought extradition back to Texas. The current District Judge in the 221st District Court Lisa Michalk had to request a Governor’s warrant on May 28, 2019, for his return to Texas. On August 8, 2019, he was placed in the Montgomery County Jail.
On August 15, 2006, Singh, then 18-years-old along with six others, James Earl Curley, Brad Aaron Gould, Shawn Damon Henry, George Travis Morris, Steven David Ramos, and Brian Jacob Wingerter held two Spring women at gunpoint and sexually assaulted and robbed them. They were all indicted. According to the indictment after leaving one of the suspect’s homes they all traveled to the Main Event in Shenandoah. The men saw two women walking out of the Main Event about 1 am on August 15, 2006, and followed the girl’s vehicle. The two females went to Lazy Lane in Spring where they were going to spend the night with a friend. As they exited their vehicle the seven males approached them with guns. One woman stated she was dragged by the hair and told to lay face down on the ground by one of the males holding a gun to her head. The second woman stated that two men told her to gt on the ground with one holding a gun to her head. They tried to force both of them into performing sexual acts. About 5 minutes into the incident a wrecker approached the area causing the 7 to flee. They stole their purses and alcohol that was in the vehicle. Not long after, ten purchases totaling $700 were made on one of the victims credit cards at a convenience store near Tomball. Video proved one of the suspects to be George Morris. His fingerprints were also found on the women’s vehicle. Two weeks later Morris was arrested and Detectives were able to get him to identify the remaining suspects. Over the course of the next year, all the men faced the judge. Curley received 5-years for robbery, Gould received 25-years for robbery, Henry received 5 years for robbery, Morris received 10-years for robbery, Ramos was sentenced to 18-years for aggravated sexual assault and Wingerter was sentenced to 5-years for robbery. The only one not convicted was Signh. Signh, who is now under a $750,000 bond and a no bond for the bond forfeiture appeared in front of Judge Michalk on Thursday. Rob Freter, of the Montgomery County District Attorneys Office, is the Chief Prosecutor for the 221st District Court. He expects this to work its way to the courtroom by years end. Of the group, Gould is currently serving his sentence at the TDCJ Neal Unit. He was denied parole on March 4, 2019. The board felt due to the violence involved in the incident that he was still a threat to the public. Steven David Ramos, 30, remains at the TDCJ McConnell Unit in Beeville, Texas. He was eligible for parole in 2015. He to was denied due to the seriousness of the offense and his history of excessive drug use, He will once again come up for review in November of 2020. The others have since been released. Henry was released from prison but was again arrested in Montgomery County in 2011 for indecent exposure and sentenced to 10-days in the Montgomery County Jail. Then in January 2016, he was arrested in Harris County for failure to identify and sentenced to 2-days in the county jail.

SINGH, GAGANDEEP ” 12015 PINEY BEND” TOMBALL TX 77375 MCSO Salt Lake City , Utah 197600 06-11-11374 D221 BOND FORFEITURE/FEL 0 07-02-01296/1 D221 AGG SEXUAL ASSAULT 150000 07-02-01296/II D221 AGG SEXUAL ASSAULT 150000 07-02-01296/III D221 AGG KIDNAPPING 150000 07-02-01296/IV D221 AGG KIDNAPPING 15000 07-02-01296/V D221 AGG ROBBERY 150000

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