MIDLAND COUNTY, TX (KWES) - Former Martin County Sheriff John Woodward’s pretrial hearing will begin at 9 a.m. on January 16.

According to the District Attorney of Howard County, the indictment is a second degree felony and carries a two to 20 year sentence and a $10,000 fine is convicted. Woodward previously had warrants out of Martin County for aggravated assault of a family member.

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