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Donley County Grand Jury Indicts Four

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Donley County Grand Jury met on Aug. 6, 2014 and indicted four persons on six offenses.

1. Gary Dale English was indicted for Theft Class A which was filed in County Court on May 17, 2014.

2. Paul Alexander Rodgers was indicted for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, 2nd degree, on May 9, 2014.

3. Frank Wesley Carson was indicted on three offenses: Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, 2nd degree; Assault Family Member, 3rd degree; and five counts of Retaliation, 3rd degree, on May 18, 2014.

4. Victor Antonio Mendoza was indicted for Driving While Intoxicated, 3rd degree, Enhanced 2nd degree, on May 10, 2014.

Collingsworth Grand Jury – Aug. 5, 2014

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Collingsworth County Grand Jury met on Aug. 5, 2014 and indicted Emily Garcia for the offense of Prohibited Substance in a Correctional Facility, 3rd degree, and Tampering with Evidence, 3rd degree.

Childress County District Court Hears Five Pleas

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Childress – On Tuesday, July 1, 2014, five pleas took place in Childress County, Texas.

Luke Inman, the District Attorney for the 100th Judicial District, assisted by Greg Buckley, prosecuted the cases for the State of Texas with the Honorable Judge Stuart Messer presiding.

A total of $11,500 in fines was assessed as a result of the pleas that took place on July 1. In addition to the fines, the defendants were required to pay a total of $1,624.50 in court costs and $2,180 in restitution.

1. Brittany L. Giordano was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Giordano pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Giordano, 22-year-old resident of Covington, La., was arrested in Hall County for the offense that took place June 5, 2014 by Chris Jolly. Giordano pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on June 30, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Giordano is required to pay a $3,000 fine to Hall County, $381 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Giordano violates probation, she could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

2. Larry Walter Stout was convicted for the third degree felony offense of failure to register as a sex offender and was sentenced to three years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

Stout, 36-year-old of Childress, was arrested in Childress County by Ronnie Bentley and was indicted by a Childress County Grand Jury on May 6. 2014.

Pursuant to the plea Stout is required to pay $1,000 fine to Childress County and $400.50 in court costs.

3. Malissa Dawn Sadler was placed on probation for a period of four years for the third degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Sadler pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Sadler, 37-year-old resident of Elk City, Okla., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Oct. 13, 2013 by JC Blackburn. Sadler pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 25, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Sadler is required to pay a $4,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Sadler violates probation, she could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

4. Charles Wesley Wheeler pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate Guilt and was sentenced to 14 months in the State Jail Division of TDCJ for the state jail felony offense of theft of material.

On Aug. 17, 2011, Wheeler originally pleaded guilty to offense that occurred on April 15, 2012, in Carson County. Connie Ogle was the arresting officer on the original charge.

The State filed the motion on Nov. 26, 2012, alleging seven violations of community supervision.

Wheeler pleaded true to the violations contained in the State’s motion and was sentenced 14 months. Wheeler is also required to pay $236 in court costs to Carson County, a $1,000 fine, and $969.43 in restitution.

5. Misty Lynn Grant pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate Guilt and was sentenced to six years in the Institutional Division of TDCJ for the third degree felony offense of hindering apprehension or prosecution.

On June 3, 2013, Grant originally pleaded guilty to offense that occurred on May 20, 2012, in Carson County. JC Blackburn was the arresting officer on the original charge.

The State filed the motion on April 14, 2014, alleging 12 violations of community supervision.

Grant pleaded true to the violations contained in the State’s motion and was sentenced six years. Grant is also required to pay $271 in court costs to Carson County, a $2,500 fine, and $2,000 in restitution.

Collingsworth County Grand Jury Indicts

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Collingsworth County Grand Jury met on June 24, 2014, and indicted four on seven different charges.

Indicted were:
1. Dustin Cole Castillo for Intoxication Assault, 3rd degree on May 18, 2014;
2. Robbie Leahe Gonzales for Assualt Against a Family Member, 3rd degree on May 26, 2014;
3. Ray Garcia for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, 3rd degree on May 8, 2014, and Retaliation Against a Public Servant, 3rd degree, Tampering with Evidence, 3rd degree and Fraudulent Use of Identifying Info, State Jail Felony (SJF), all on May 30, 2014;
4. Anselmo Garcia Silva, Jr. for Theft, SJF, on May 31, 2014.

Needham Convicted In Donley County

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Clarendon – On Monday, June 23, 2014, one plea took place in Donley County, Texas, which resulted of a conviction of a Wellington resident.

Luke Inman, the District Attorney for the 100th Judicial District, prosecuted the case for the State of Texas with the Honorable Judge Stuart Messer presiding.

1. Lonnie Hugh Needham III was convicted and sentenced to 10 years in the Institutional Division of Texas Department of Criminal Justice for the second degree felony offense of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Needham, 39-year-old resident of Wellington, was arrested after the State filed its Motion to Adjudicate on June 12, 2014. The State alleged three allegations, which Needham pleaded true to all three.

Needham is also required to pay $2,000 to Collingsworth County and $376 in court costs.

Due to the nature of the offense, Needham will be required to serve at least five years before becoming parole eligible.

Sinclair Pleads Guilty To Felony Theft By Check

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Dyanne Sinclair

Dyanne Sinclair

Panhandle – On Tuesday, June 17, 2014, two pleas took place in Carson County, Texas.

Luke Inman, the District Attorney for the 100th Judicial District, prosecuted the cases for the State of Texas with the Honorable Judge Stuart Messer presiding.

1. Dyanne Sinclair was placed on probation for a period of three years for the state jail felony offense of theft by check. Sinclair pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Sinclair, 46-year-old resident of Panhandle, was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place March 26, 2013. Sinclair was later indicted by a Carson County Grand Jury on Jan. 6, 2014.

“Our goal on theft cases it to try and make the victim as whole as possible,” said Inman. “This defendant victimized unsuspecting people in this community and that’s why she is being placed on felony probation in this District.”

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Sinclair was required to pay upfront court costs of $281 and restitution of $4,187.32. She must also successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Sinclair violates probation, she could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

2. Chris Montelongo was placed on probation for a period of eight years for the third degree felony offense of assault against public servant. Montelongo pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Montelongo, 42-year-old resident of Wellington, was arrested in Collingsworth County for the offense that took place May 22, 2014 by Collingsworth County Deputy Mike Warren and pleaded to an information filed by the State on June 16, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Montelongo is required to pay $376 in court costs, a $1,000 fine to Collingsworth County, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Montelongo violates probation, she could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

Hall County District Court Convicts Morin For Assault

Monday, June 16th, 2014

Memphis – On Monday, June 16, 2014, one plea took place in Hall County, Texas, which resulted in a conviction.

Luke Inman, the District Attorney for the 100th Judicial District, assisted by Greg Buckley, prosecuted the case for the State of Texas with the Honorable Judge Stuart Messer presiding.

1. Arcadio Morin, Jr. III was convicted and sentenced to six years in the Institutional Division of Texas Department of Criminal Justice for the third degree felony offense of assault on a public servant.

Morin, 22-year-old resident of Rio Grande City, Texas, was arrested after the State filed its Motion to Adjudicate on April 9, 2014. The State alleged two allegations which Morin pleaded true to.

Morin is required to pay $3,000 to Hall County and $376 in court costs.

Childress County District Court Hears 14 Pleas

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Childress – On Thursday, June 5, 2014, 14 pleas took place in Childress County, Texas.

Luke Inman, the District Attorney for the 100th Judicial District, assisted by Greg Buckley, prosecuted the cases for the State of Texas with the Honorable Judge Stuart Messer presiding.

A total of $42,250 in fines was assessed as a result of the pleas that took place on June 5. In addition to the fines, the defendants were required to pay a total of $5,626 in court costs and $4,149.06 in restitution.

1. Pannha Songmouang was placed on probation for a period of four years for the second degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Songmouang pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Songmouang, 44-year-old resident of Irving, was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place Oct. 13, 2013 by Coy Teichelman, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on Nov. 21, 2013.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Songmouang is required to pay a $4,000 fine to Childress County, $400.50 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 300 hours of community service. If Songmouang violates probation, he could face up to 20 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

2. Ann Pravixay was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Pravixay pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Pravixay, 58-year-old resident of Fort Worth, was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place Dec. 18, 2013 by Coy Teichelman. Pravixay pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on Feb. 18, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Pravixay is required to pay a $3,000 fine to Childress County, $400.50 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Pravixay violates probation, she could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

3. Chelsi Grace Lee was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Lee pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Lee, 23-year-old resident of Jesup, Ga., was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place Nov. 16, 2013 by Chad Ware. Lee pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on Feb. 18, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Lee is required to pay a $3,000 fine to Childress County, $400.50 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Lee violates probation, she could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

4. Lensford Alan Crews was convicted for the third degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, but the sentence was probated for a period of three years.

Crews, 28-year-old of Jesup, Ga., was arrested by Childress County by Chad Ware on November 16, 2013 and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on February 18, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea Crews is required to pay $3,000 fine to Childress County, $400.50 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service.

5. Becky Marie Martinez was placed on probation for a period of two years for the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Martinez pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Martinez, 33-year-old resident of Childress, was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place March 28, 2014 by Todd Gambol. Martinez pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 8, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Martinez is required to pay a $250 fine to Childress County, $400.50 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Martinez violates probation, she could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

6. Jesus Antonio Chaidez-Lugo was placed on probation for a period of ten years for the first degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Chaidez-Lugo pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Chaidez-Lugo, 28-year-old resident of Phoenix, Ariz., was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place Feb. 19, 2014 by Coy Teichelman, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on May 8, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Chaidez-Lugo is required to pay a $10,000 fine to Childress County, $400.50 in court costs, $180 restitution, and complete 400 hours of community service. If Chaidez-Lugo violates probation, he could face up to 99 years or life in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

7. Vladimir Martinez-Gonzalez was placed on probation for a period of six years for the second degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Martinez-Gonzalez pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Martinez-Gonzalez, 31-year-old resident of Las Vegas, Nev., was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place May 11, 2014 by Chad Ware, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Martinez-Gonzalez is required to pay a $6,000 fine to Childress County, $400.50 in court costs, $180 restitution, and complete 300 hours of community service. If Martinez-Gonzalez violates probation, he could face up to 20 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

8. Terrance Michael Proffitt was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of evading arrest. Proffitt pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Proffitt, 32-year-old resident of Childress, was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place Nov. 3, 2014 by Todd Gambol. Proffitt pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on May 8, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Proffitt is required to pay a $1,000 fine to Childress County, $400.50 in court costs, and successfully complete 400 hours of community service. If Proffitt violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

9. Ricky Bradford was convicted for the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to 22 months in the State Jail Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

Bradford, 33-year-old of Childress, was arrested by Officer Chad Ware on March 29, 2014 and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on April 23, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea Bradford is required to pay $400.50 in court costs.

10. Bradford also pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate Guilt and was sentenced to 22 months in the State Jail Division of TDCJ for the state jail felony offense of theft.

On Sept. 4, 2012, Bradford originally pleaded guilty to offense that occurred on Aug. 9, 2012, in Collingsworth County. Kent Riley was the arresting officer on the original charge.

The State filed the motion on April 22, 2014, alleging 11 violations of community supervision.

Bradford pleaded true to the violations contained in the State’s motion and was sentenced 22 months. Bradford is also required to pay $376 in court costs to Collingsworth County, a $1,500 fine, and $2,349.06 in restitution.

11. Jerid Brandon Jackson was convicted for the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to the Childress County Jail for a period of two months, time served.

Jackson, 26-year-old of Willis, Texas, was arrested by Officer Todd Gambol on April 3, 2014 and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on June 5, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea Jackson is required to pay $400.50 in court costs and $180 restitution.

12. Dayron Nicholas Forbes was placed on probation for a period of two years for the Class A misdemeanor offense of unlawful use of a criminal instrument. Forbes pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Forbes, 21-year-old resident of Arlington, was arrested in Hall County for the offense that took place May 9, 2013 by William Wright, a Deputy with the Memphis Police Department at the time of the arrest, but is now currently employed with the Collingsworth County Sheriff’s Office. Forbes was indicted by a Hall County Grand Jury on Dec. 13, 2013.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Forbes was required to pay a fine of $4,000 to Hall County, $381 in court costs, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Forbes violates probation, he could face up to one year in the Hall County Jail.

13. Bret Dwayne Mills was placed on probation for a period of two years for the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Mills pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Mills, 25-year-old resident of Wellington, was arrested in Collingsworth County for the offense that took place March 22, 2014 by Sheriff Kent Riley. Mills pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on May 9, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Mills is required to pay a $1,500 fine to Collingsworth County, $376 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Mills violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

14. Jerry Dean Perkins was convicted for the third degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance in a drug free zone and was sentenced to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, but the sentence was probated for a period of five years.

Perkins, 44-year-old of Dumas, was arrested in Donley County by Sonny Marasco on Jan. 23, 2014 and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 14, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea Perkins is required to pay $5,000 fine to Donley County, $488 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service.

Carson County District Court Hears 24 Pleas

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Panhandle – On Tuesday, June 3, 2014, 24 pleas took place in Carson County, Texas.

Luke Inman, the District Attorney for the 100th Judicial District, assisted by Scott Sherwood, prosecuted the cases for the State of Texas with the Honorable Judge Stuart Messer presiding.

A total of $91,000 in fines was assessed as a result of the pleas that took place on June 3, of which $11,500 was paid on the date of the plea. In addition to the fines, the defendants were required to pay a total of $8,140 in court costs and $7,140 in restitution.

1. Cooper Shanan Lee was convicted for the first degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and was sentenced to 15 years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

Lee, 30-year-old of Amarillo, was arrested by Panhandle Officer Taner Blackburn on Dec. 28, 2013 and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 25, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea Lee is required to pay $370 in court costs and $180 restitution.

2. Ryan Woheford was convicted for the first degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and was sentenced to 15 years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

Woheford, 28-year-old of Amarillo, was arrested by Officer Blackburn on Dec. 28, 2013 and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 25, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea Woheford is required to pay $370 in court costs and $180 restitution.

3. Chad Edward Mueller was placed on probation for a period of two years for the Class A misdemeanor offense of possession of marijuana. Mueller pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Mueller, 28-year-old resident of Indianapolis, Ind., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Aug. 7, 2013 by DPS Trooper Jimmy Chatfield. Mueller pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on Jan. 22, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Mueller was required to pay an upfront fine of $4,000 to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Mueller violates probation, he could face up to one year in the Carson County Jail.

4. Moses Aaron Chacon was placed on probation for a period of ten years for the first degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Chacon pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Chacon, 22-year-old resident of Los Angeles, Calif., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Aug. 27, 2013 by DPS Trooper Joshua Allen, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on Jan. 22, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Chacon is required to pay a $10,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and complete 400 hours of community service. If Chacon violates probation, he could face up to 99 years or life in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

5. Albert Campos Jr. was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Campos pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Campos, 48-year-old resident of Porterville, Calif., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Dec. 28, 2013 by DPS Trooper Casey Dawson. Campos pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 19, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Campos is required to pay a $3,500 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Campos violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

6. Jalen Blue Hendren was placed on probation for a period of two years for the state jail felony offense of possession of marijuana. Hendren pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Hendren, 20-year-old resident of Kerman, Calif., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Oct. 17, 2013 by Allen.
Hendren pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 19, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Hendren is required to pay a $1,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Hendren violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

7. Ryan Craig Thrasher was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Thrasher pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Thrasher, 25-year-old resident of Oakdale, Calif., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Jan. 20, 2014 by DPS Trooper Max Honesto. Thrasher pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 24, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Thrasher is required to pay a $3,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Thrasher violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

8. Francisco Thomas Badillo was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Badillo pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Badillo, 21-year-old resident of Clovis, N.M., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Jan. 24, 2014 by Allen.
Badillo pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 24, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Badillo is required to pay a $3,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Badillo violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

9. Zachary Vince Bustillos was placed on probation for a period of two years for the Class A misdemeanor offense of possession of marijuana. Bustillos pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Bustillos, 22-year-old resident of Lindsay, Okla., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Nov. 16, 2013 by DPS Trooper Danny Nunez. Bustillos pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 24, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Bustillos was required to pay an upfront fine of $4,000 to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Bustillos violates probation, he could face up to one year in the Carson County Jail.

10. Suzanne Joan Mayner was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Mayner pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Mayner, 57-year-old resident of Fort Bragg, Calif., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Dec. 16, 2013 by Dollar. Mayner pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 24, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Mayner is required to pay a $3,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Mayner violates probation, she could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

11. Ray Anthony Jones was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Jones pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Jones, 28-year-old resident of Groves, was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Sept. 22, 2013 Carson County Deputy J.C. Blackburn. Jones pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 25, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Jones is required to pay a $3,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Jones violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

12. Daniel John Edmunds was convicted for the third degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Edmunds, 40-year-old resident of Campbell, Calif. was sentenced to ten years in the Institutional Division of Texas Department of Criminal Justice, but the sentence was probated for a period of five years.

Edmunds was arrested on Sept. 21, 2013 by Dawson and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on Jan. 22, 2014. Pursuant to the plea agreement, Edmunds is required to pay $370 in court costs, a $5,000 fine, $180 restitution, and complete 200 hours of community service.

13. Tasha Lynn Wynn was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Wynn pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Wynn, 33-year-old resident of Moore, Okla., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Oct. 3, 2013 by DPS Trooper Darrin Bridges. Wynn pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on Jan. 22, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Wynn is required to pay a $3,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Wynn violates probation, she could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

14. Farrad M. Ali was placed on probation for a period of two years for the state jail felony offense of possession of marijuana. Ali pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Ali, 51-year-old resident of St Louis, Mo., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Feb. 18, 2014 by Danny Dawson. Ali pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on May 5, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Ali is required to pay a $1,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Ali violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail
Division of the TDCJ.

15. Kelly Ann Beaulieu was placed on probation for a period of six years for the second degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Beaulieu pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Beaulieu, 22-year-old resident of Corner, S.C., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Feb. 2, 2014 by Dollar, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on May 5, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Beaulieu is required to pay a $6,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 300 hours of community service. If Beaulieu violates probation, she could face up to 20 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

16. Douglas Lynn Peterson was placed on probation for a period of four years for the second degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Peterson pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Peterson, 67-year-old resident of American Fork, Utah, was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Feb. 13, 2014 by Dollar, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on May 5, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Peterson is required to pay a $4,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 300 hours of community service. If Peterson violates probation, he could face up to 20 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

17. Robert Lawrence Brenner was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Brenner pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Brenner, 54-year-old resident of Southern Shores, N.C., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Feb. 19, 2014 by Dollar. Brenner pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on May 5, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Brenner is required to pay a $3,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 300 hours of community service. If Brenner violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

18. Shaylan Dajon Medeiros was placed on probation for a period of four years for the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Medeiros pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Medeiros, 44-year-old resident of Las Vegas, Nev., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Oct. 23, 2013 by Honesto. Medeiros pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on May 5, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Medeiros is required to pay a $3,500 fine to Carson County upfront, $336 in court costs, $360 restitution, and successfully complete 400 hours of community service. If Medeiros violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

19. Medeiros was also placed on probation for a period of four years for the third degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Medeiros pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Medeiros is required to pay $336 in court costs. If Medeiros violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

20. Ian Scott Bartels was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Bartels pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Bartels, 26-year-old resident of Muskogee, Okla., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Feb. 9, 2014 by Allen.

Bartels pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on May 5, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Bartels is required to pay a $3,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Bartels violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

21. Jose R. Luque Torres was placed on probation for a period of eight years for the first degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Torres pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Torres, 21-year-old resident of Phoenix, Ariz., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Jan. 14, 2014 by Dollar, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on May 5, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Torres is required to pay an $8,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and complete 400 hours of community service. If Torres violates probation, he could face up to 99 years or life in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

22. Roberto Carrillo Beltran was placed on probation for a period of ten years for the first degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Beltran pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Beltran, 28-year-old resident of Brawley, Calif., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Aug. 17, 2013 by Nunez, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on May 21, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Beltran is required to pay a $10,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and complete 400 hours of community service. If Beltran violates probation, he could face up to 99 years or life in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

23. Jose Daniel Sanchez was placed on probation for a period of ten years for the first degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Sanchez pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Sanchez, 25-year-old resident of Sinaloa, Mexico, was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place March 3, 2014 by Honesto, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on April 28, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Sanchez is required to pay a $10,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and complete 400 hours of community service. If Sanchez violates probation, he could face up to 99 years or life in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

24. Jared Trent Viner was convicted for the state jail felony offense of theft. Viner, 28-year-old resident of Fritch was sentenced to 18 months in the State Jail Division of TDCJ.

Viner was arrested for the offense that occurred in Carson County on Sept. 29, 2013 and was indicted by a Carson County Grand Jury on March 6, 2014. Carson County Deputy Terry Atchley was the lead investigator of the case.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Viner is required to pay $310 in court costs and $3,000 restitution.

Carson County District Court Hears 11 Pleas

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Panhandle – On Monday, June 2, 2014, 11 pleas took place in Carson County, Texas.

Luke Inman, the District Attorney for the 100th Judicial District, assisted by Greg Buckley, prosecuted the cases for the State of Texas with the Honorable Judge Stuart Messer presiding.

1. Krista Renee Marquez was convicted and sentenced to six years in the Institutional Division of Texas Department of Criminal Justice for the third degree felony offense of driving while intoxicated 3rd or more.

Marquez, 41-year-old resident of Marlin, Texas, was arrested after the State filed its Motion to Revoke Probation of Defendant on April 16, 2014. The State alleged two allegations which Marquez pleaded true to.

Marquez is required to pay $1,500 to Carson County and $465 in court costs.

2. Luis Rodolfo Pineda-Soto, a 30-year-old resident of Harrodsburg, Ky., pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Revoke and sentenced to 14 months in the State Jail Division of TDCJ for the state jail felony offense of money laundering.

On Sept. 30, 2009, Pineda-Soto originally pleaded guilty to offense that occurred on Sept.26, 2009, in Carson County. DPS Trooper Darrin Bridges was the arresting officer on the original charge.

The State filed the motion on Sept. 20, 2012, alleging seven violations of community supervision.

Pineda-Soto pleaded true to the violations contained in the State’s motion and was sentenced 14 months. Pineda-Soto is also required to pay $263 in court costs to Carson County, a $500 fine, and $349.05 in restitution.

3. Juan Carlos Garcia-Ochoa was convicted for the first degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to five years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

Garcia-Ochoa, 30-year-old of Rogers, Ark., was arrested by DPS Trooper Darrin Bridges on July 28, 2010 and was indicted by a Carson County Grand Jury on June 28, 2011.

Pursuant to the plea Garcia-Ochoa is required to pay a $5,000 fine, $370 in court costs, and $907.58 in restitution.

4. Ross William Cox was convicted for the enhanced second degree felony offense of driving while intoxicated 3rd or more and was sentenced to ten years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, but the sentence was probated for a period of ten years.

Cox, 50-year-old of Tucson, Ariz., was arrested by DPS Trooper Josh Allen on Aug. 22, 2013 and was indicted by a Carson County Grand Jury on May 8, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea Cox is required to pay a $5,000 fine, $470 in court costs, complete 300 hours of community service, and all DWI requirements under chapter 49 of the Penal Code.

5. Grigor Sedrakyan was placed on probation for a period of two years for the state jail felony offense of fraudulent use or possession identifying information. Sedrakyan pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Sedrakyan, 38-year-old resident of Burbank, Calif., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Aug. 30, 2013 by DPS Trooper Danny Nunez and was indicted by a Carson County Grand Jury on May 8, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Sedrakyan is required to pay a $1,000 fine to Carson County, $276 in court costs, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Sedrakyan violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

6. Harutyun Gevorgyan was placed on probation for a period of two years for the state jail felony offense of fraudulent use or possession identifying information. Gevorgyan pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Gevorgyan, 52-year-old resident of Winnetka, Calif., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Aug. 30, 2013 by DPS Trooper Danny Nunez and was indicted by a Carson County Grand Jury on May 8, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Gevorgyan is required to pay a $1,000 fine to Carson County, $276 in court costs, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Gevorgyan violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

7. Keith Raymond Mercer was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Mercer pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Mercer, 49-year-old resident of Corona, Calif., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Feb. 14, 2014 by DPS Trooper Ben Dollar. Mercer pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on May 5, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Mercer is required to pay a $3,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If
Mercer violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

8. Robert Steven Slagle was convicted for the third degree felony offense possession of marihuana and was sentenced to ten years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, but the sentence was probated for a period of ten years.

Slagle, 39-year-old of Garden Grove, Calif., was arrested by Dollar on Feb. 14, 2014 and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on May 5, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea Slagle is required to pay a $5,000 fine, $370 in court costs, $180 restitution, and complete 200 hours of community service.

9. Edwin Norvell Dalley was placed on probation for a period of five years for the second degree felony offense of possession of marihuana. Dalley pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Dalley, 54-year-old resident of Davis, Okla., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Oct. 25, 2013 by DPS Trooper Jimmy Chatfield, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 24, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Dalley is required to pay a $5,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 300 hours of community service. If
Dalley violates probation, he could face up to 20 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

10. Thomas Glen Vandermolen was convicted for the first degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and was sentenced to 14 years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

Vandermolen, 54-year-old of Borger, was arrested by Taner Blackburn on May 27, 2011 and was indicted by a Carson County Grand Jury on Oct. 5, 2011.

Pursuant to the plea Vandermolen is required to pay $370 in court costs and $180 in restitution.

11. Vandermolen was also convicted for the state jail felony offense of possession of marijuana and was sentenced to two years in the State Jail Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

Pursuant to the plea Vandermolen is required to pay $370 in court costs and $180 in restitution.