John Thomas Gowen II was booked into the Kaufman County Jail on January 18, 2015, at 11:05 p.m. He was arrested by the Forney Police Department and charged with possession of a controlled substance in penalty group 1 in an amount of less than 1 gram. Bond is set at $7500. Gowen is described as a white male, date of birth July 20, 1983, with blue eyes and brown hair, standing 6’ 5” tall and weighing 140 pounds.
Gowen was previously charged on January 14, 2008, in Dallas County with indecency with a child, sexual contact. That case was dismissed on April 6, 2010, following his plea of guilty to injury to a child on April 1, 2010, in which he received 10 years deferred adjudication probation and a fine of $2000. His probation was revoked on December 3, 2010, and Gowen was sentenced to 3 years in prison and a fine of $1000.
Gowen was arrested by the Forney Police Department on January 18, 2015, at 12:44 am following a report of suspicious activity in a vehicle on Villanova Circle and his vehicle was towed from the scene. No prior criminal history for Gowen could be found in Kaufman County.
According to his Facebook profile and public records, Gowen lives in Mesquite.