Texas whopper: $4 billion bond set for man in murder case
KILLEEN, Texas — They say everything is bigger in Texas. It’s now safe to say that applies to bail. Bell County Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown set Antonio Marquis Willis’ bond last week at a whopping $4 billion in the Dec. 22 killing of another man at a home in Killeen, about 55 miles north of Austin. County sheriff’s Deputy Chief Chuck Cox said he’s never heard of such a high bond, the Temple Daily Telegram reported The highest amount he had previously seen was $1 million.