July 24, 2008, at approximately 10:30pm, the Hays County Sheriff’s Office received a call of an aggravated assault at 425 East Summit Drive in Wimberley. Arriving deputies interviewed the victim and learned that he had been lured out of his motorhome, beaten, and had several of his possessions taken. The title of the incident was changed to aggravated robbery.
The Hays County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division immediately began an investigation into this incident. Investigators developed suspects in this case and recovered some of the property in this incident. Two individuals were charged with aggravated robbery, a first degree felony. They are identified as brothers, Christopher Rya Oneill, wm 11-08-78 and Codus Clifton Oneill, wm 09-01-81, both of Wimberley.
On Wednesday, August 6, 2008, after an intensive search by the Hays County Sheriff’s Office, Austin Police Department and the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, the suspects were located at an apartment complex in the 1100 block of East Oltorf in Austin. They were arrrested without incident at around 4:30pm on 8-06-08.
Both subjects were magistrated by Hays County Justice of the Peace Beth Smith. Bond was set at $500,000.00 and they remain in custody at the Hays County Jail.
This investigation continues.
By LEROY OPIELA
Hays County Sheriff’s Office