Dallas County Grand Jury Declines to Indict Preston Hollow Couple

A Preston Hollow couple investigated by Grand Prairie police for sexual assault of a child was not indicted by a Dallas County grand jury, court documents revealed.

The Grand Jury returned a no bill March 12 on charges against Jeffrey and Kristin Carona, 38. The two were booked into the Dallas County Jail on Jan. 29, 2020, with the former bonding out on a personal recognizance bond 33 minutes later, and the latter bonding out 10 minutes later.

Jeffrey Carona is the son of former state senator John Carona.

The Grand Prairie Police Department investigated the alleged offense, which court documents said happened in November 2019. The Dallas County District Attorney’s office accepted the cases on March 2, 2020.

Bethany Erickson

Bethany Erickson, Digital Editor at People Newspapers, cut her teeth on community journalism, starting in Arkansas. Recently, she's taken home a few awards for her writing, including first place for her tornado coverage from the National Newspapers Association's 2020 Better Newspaper Contest, a Gold award for Best Series at the 2018 National Association of Real Estate Editors journalism awards, a 2018 Hugh Aynesworth Award for Editorial Opinion from the Dallas Press Club, and a 2019 award from NAREE for a piece linking Medicaid expansion with housing insecurity. She is a member of the Education Writers Association, the Society of Professional Journalists, the National Association of Real Estate Editors, the News Leaders Association, the News Product Alliance, and the Online News Association. She doesn't like lima beans, black licorice or the word synergy. You can reach her at bethany.erickson@peoplenewspapers.com.

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