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Donley County District Court Convict Kansas Man

Monday, May 19th, 2014

Clarendon – On Monday, May 19, 2014, three pleas took place in Donley County, Texas which resulted in two convictions and one deferred adjudication.

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 $500 in fines was assessed as a result of the pleas that took place on May 19. In addition to the fines, the defendants were required to pay a total of $1,108 in court costs and $1,649.46 in restitution.

1. Eric Wayne Brown was convicted for the third degree felony offense of evading arrest and the third degree felony offense of tampering with evidence.

Brown, 33-year-old resident of Parsons, Kan. was sentenced to five years in the Institutional Division of Texas Department of Criminal Justice for the offense.

Brown was arrested on Oct. 23, 2013 by current Taner Blackburn. Brown was indicted by a Carson County Grand Jury on May 8, 2014 on two separate counts.

Brown is required to pay $620 in court costs to Carson County.

2. Amber Jinne Brown was placed on probation for a period of two years for the state jail felony offense of credit card abuse. Brown was indicted by a Donley County Grand Jury on January 26, 2009 for the offense that occurred on Nov. 21, 2008. Brown was arrested on the warrant for the indictment on Oct. 2, 2013.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Brown is required to pay a $500 fine to Donley County, $488 in court costs, $1,649.46 restitution, and complete 100 hours of community service. If Brown violates probation, she could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

Collingsworth District Court Hears Eight Pleas

Monday, May 12th, 2014

Wellington – On Monday, May 12, 2014, eight pleas took place in Collingsworth County, Texas which involved cases from four of the five counties in the District.

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.

A total of $10,500 in fines was assessed as a result of the pleas that took place on May 12. In addition to the fines, the defendants were required to pay a total of $3,159 in court costs and $1,467.57in restitution.

1. Tyler Allen Hunter was convicted for the second degree felony offense burglary of a habitation.

Hunter, 24-year-old resident of Childress was sentenced to eight years in the Institutional Division of Texas Department of Criminal Justice for the offense.
Hunter was arrested on Feb. 29, 2014 by Childress Police Corporal Matthew Bradley. Hunter was indicted by a Childress County Grand Jury on May 6, 2014.

“Officer Bradley did an excellent job in this investigation following up on several leads that led to this conviction and the conviction of another co-defendant to the penitentiary,” said Inman.
“The entire [Childress] PD has come a long way in a short time frame under the new supervision of Chief [Ottis] Garcia and they are putting together very solid felony cases.”

On April 23, Dominique Stewart, Hunter’s co-defendant, was sentenced to 14 years in the Institutional Division for the same offense.
Hunter is required to pay $400.50 in court costs to Childress County and a fine of $2,000.00.

2. John Curt Bowen was placed on probation for a period of two years for the third degree felony offense of assault family violence enhanced. Bowen pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Bowen, 32-year-old resident of Wellington, was arrested in Collingsworth County for the offense that took place March 19, 2014 by Collingsworth County Sheriff Kent Riley. Bowen was indicted by a Collingsworth County Grand Jury on April 2, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Bowen is required to pay a $2,000 fine to Collingsworth County, $376 in court costs, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service.

Bowen must also successfully complete an anger management programs through the probation department due to the nature of the felony offense he committed.

If Bowen violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

3. Robert Dale Small was convicted and sentenced to 10 years in the Institutional Division of TDCJ. However, the sentence was probated for a period of five years for the third degree felony offense of forgery.

Small, 29-year-old resident of Haslett, Texas, was arrested in Donley County for the offense that took place March 20, 2014 by Donley County Deputy Vincent Marasco. Small pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on May 12, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Small is required to pay a $2,000 fine to Donley County, $488 in court costs, complete 200 hours of community service.

4. Robin Lynn Lore was placed on probation for a period of two years for the third degree felony offense of tampering with physical evidence. Lore pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Lore, 44-year-old resident of Fort Worth, was arrested in Hall County for the offense that took place Sept. 29, 2013 by Memphis Police Officer Graham Carter. Lore pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on Feb. 3, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Lore is required to pay a $500 fine to Hall County, $381 in court costs, and complete 200 hours of community service. If Lore violates probation, she could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

5. Santos Pina Martinez, a 42-year-old resident of Houston, pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate and was convicted and sentenced to 16 months in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

On April 9, 2012, Martinez originally pleaded guilty to the state jail felony offense of burglary of a building that occurred on Dec. 20, 2011, in Collingsworth County. The initial theft investigation was conducted by Riley, acting as Deputy for the Collingsworth County Sheriff’s Office.

The State filed the motion to adjudicate on April 22, 2014, alleging five violations of community supervision. Martinez is also required to pay $376 in court costs to Collingsworth County, a $1,500 fine, and $1,020.07 restitution.

6. Kerry Duane Fowler, a 59-year-old resident of Childress, pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate and was convicted and sentenced to five years in the
Institutional Division of TDCJ for the third degree felony offense of tampering with evidence.

On Sept. 13, 2010, Fowler originally pleaded guilty to offense that occurred on June 20, 2009, in Childress County.

The State filed the motion to adjudicate on Dec. 11, 2013, alleging five violations of community supervision.

Fowler pleaded true to the violations contained in the State’s motion and was sentenced to five years. Fowler is also required to pay $376 in court costs to Childress County, a $500 fine, and $140 in restitution.

7. Casey Wayne Wallace was convicted and placed on probation for a period of five years for the state jail felony offense of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Wallace pleaded true to allegations contained in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate and was sentenced to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ, but the sentence was probated for a period of five years.

Wallace was originally placed on felony probation on Nov. 3, 2011 after he was arrested on September 26, 2011 in Childress.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Wallace is required to pay a $1,500 fine to Childress County, $376 in court costs, $307.50 restitution, and complete 100 hours of community service.

8. Jose Luis Villarreal was convicted and sentenced to 16 months in the State Jail Division of TDCJ for the state jail felony of driving while intoxicated with a child passenger.
Villarreal, 35-year-old resident of Childress, was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place August 26, 2012 by Childress Police Officer Jared Dill. Villarreal pleaded guilty to an information on September 17, 2012 and was placed on three years’ probation.

While on felony probation, Villarreal admitted to violating two conditions of probation. The State filed its Motion to Revoke on April 21, 2014, alleging six violations.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Villarreal is also required to pay a $2,500 fine to Childress County and $385.50 in court costs.

Hall County District Court Sentences Ortiz 13 Years For Indecency With Child

Monday, May 12th, 2014

Memphis – On Monday, May 12, 2014, two pleas took place in Hall County, Texas which resulted in one conviction and one deferred adjudication.

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.
A total of $1,500 in fines was assessed as a result of the pleas that took place on May 12. In addition to the fines, the defendants were required to pay a total of $869 in court costs and $180 in restitution.

1. Eleutorio Ortiz was convicted for the second degree felony offense of indecency with a child by contact.

Ortiz, 52-year-old resident of Memphis was sentenced to 13 years in the Institutional Division of Texas Department of Criminal Justice for the offense.

Ortiz was arrested on June 14, 2013 by current Collingsworth County Deputy William Wright. At the time, Wright was working for the Memphis Police Department and was the lead investigator on this case.

Ortiz was indicted by a Hall County Grand Jury on Aug. 6, 2013 on two separate counts.

“We were glad to resolve this case for the victim and the victim’s family after this horrific event divided their family, said Inman. “We thank the victim and family members who supported this prosecution and plea today to punish this grandfather’s actions.”

Ortiz is required to pay $381 in court costs to Hall County.

2. Gustavo Ferrusquilla was placed on probation for a period of three years for the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Ferrusqulla pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Ferrusquilla, 21-year-old resident of Amarillo, was arrested in Donley County by DPS Trooper Lynn Mays on Feb. 15, 2014. Ferrusquilla pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 27, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Ferrusquilla is required to pay a $1,500 fine to Donley County, $488 in court costs, $180 restitution, and complete 100 hours of community service. If Ferrusquilla violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

Carson County Grand Jury Indicts Five

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

The Carson County Grand Jury met on May 8, 2014 and indicted five persons.

Indicted are:
1. Eric Wayne Brown, Evading Arrest – 3rd degree felony, Tampering with Evidence – 3rd degree felony, on Oct. 23, 2013;
2. Ross William Cox, DWI – 3rd degree felony and More Enhanced – 2nd degree felony, on Aug. 22, 2013;
3. Gene Wesley Rogers, DWI -3rd degree felony and More Enhanced – 2nd degree felony, on Nov. 2, 2013;
4. Grigor Sedrakyan, Fraudulent Use of Information – State Jail Felony, on Aug. 30, 2013;
5. Harutyun Gevorgyan, Fraudulent Use of Information – State Jail Felony, on Aug. 30, 2013.

Childress County Grand Jury Indicts Eight

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Childress County Grand Jury meet May 6, 2014 and indicted eight persons.

Indicted are:
1. Nick Lamar Hasselyander, Burglary of a Building – State Jail Felony, on Mary 18, 2014;
2. Larry Walter Stout, Failure to Register as A Sex Offender – 3rd degree felony, on Oct. 20, 2013;
3. John Kevin White, Assault Family Violence Enhanced – 3rd degree felony; on May 8, 2014;
4. Tyler Allen Hunter, Burglary of a Habitation – 2nd degree felony, on Feb. 28, 2014;
5. Matthew Rodriguez, Hindering Apprehension – 3rd degree felony, on Jan 22, 2014;
6. Penny Diane Sutter aka Penny Diane Thaten, Tampering with Evidence – 3rd degree felony, on April 29, 2013;
7. Nancy Halford White, Criminal Mischief – State Jail Felony, March 14, 2014;
8. April Marie Jones, Criminal Mischief – State Jail Felony, March 14, 2014.

Childress County District Court Hears 18 Pleas From Four Counties

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

Childress – On Thursday, May 1, 2014, eighteen pleas took place in Childress County, Texas from cases involving four of the five counties the District serves.

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 $30,000 in fines was assessed as a result of the pleas that took place on May 1. In addition to the fines, the defendants were required to pay a total of $7,031.50 in court costs and $3,524.50 in restitution.

1. Marlon Austere Cortez, a 21-year-old resident of Childress, pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate and was convicted and sentenced to 12 years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

On Feb. 25, 2014, Cortez originally pleaded guilty to the second degree felony offense of sexual assault of a child that occurred on Oct. 17, 2013, in Childress County.
The State filed the motion to adjudicate on April 15, 2014, alleging six violations of community supervision.

“One major violation this probationer made was failing to register with the Childress County Sheriff’s Office who does an excellent job in supervising sex offenders in the County,” said Inman. “Childress County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Ronnie Bentley made the new third degree investigation which resulted in this individual getting convicted for two felony offenses.”

Cortez is also required to pay $390.50 in court costs to Childress County and a $2,000 fine.

2. Cortez was also convicted and sentenced to eight years in the Institutional Division of TDCJ. Cortez pleaded guilty to the third degree felony offense of failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements.

Cortez was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place March 28, 2014 by Ronnie Bentley. Cortez plead to a complaint filed by the State on May 1, 2014.
Pursuant to the plea agreement, Cortez is required to pay $400.50 in court costs.

3. April Nichole Langham, a 33-year-old resident of Childress, pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate and was convicted and sentenced to 12 months in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

On June 11, 2012, Langham originally pleaded guilty to the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance that occurred on Nov. 16, 2011, in Childress County.

The State filed the motion to adjudicate on March 18, 2014, alleging five violations of community supervision. Langham is also required to pay $376 in court costs to Childress County, a $1,500 fine, and $140 restitution.

4. Timothy Lee Eagan, a 22-year-old resident of West Jordan, Utah, pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate and was convicted and sentenced to 22 months in the State Jail Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

On May 23, 2013, Eagan originally pleaded guilty to the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance that occurred on Feb. 15, 2013, in Childress County.

The State filed the motion to adjudicate on Aug. 30, 2013, alleging six violations of community supervision. Eagan is also required to pay $385.50 in court costs to Childress County, a $1,000 fine, and $1,224.50 restitution.

5. Jamaral Reken Lee was convicted and sentenced to two years in the State Jail Division of TDCJ; but, the sentence was probated for a period of two years. Lee pleaded guilty to the State Jail Felony offense of possession of marihuana.

Lee, 33-year-old resident of Sacramento, Calif., was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place Jan. 25, 2014 by Childress Police Officer Chad Ware. Lee pleaded to an information filed by the State on May 1, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Lee is required to pay a $500 fine to Childress County, $400.50 in court costs, $180 restitution, and complete 100 hours of community service.

6. Bryan William Hamilton was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of possession of marihuana. Hamilton pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Hamilton, 33-year-old resident of Oakland, Calif., was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place Sept. 22, 2013 by DPS Trooper Chad Baize. Hamilton pleaded to an information filed by the State on November 21, 2013.

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

7. David Lee Herrick was placed on probation for a period of four years for the second degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Herrick pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Herrick, 64-year-old resident of Eureka, Calif., was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place Nov. 21, 2013 by Childress Patrolman and K-9 Officer Coy Teichelman. Herrick pleaded to an information filed by the State on Feb. 3, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Herrick is required to pay a $2,000 fine to Childress County, $400.50 in court costs, $180 restitution, and complete 300 hours of community service. If Herrick violates probation, he could face up to 20 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

8. Ashley Arthur Duncan Milbury was placed on probation for a period of two years for the state jail felony offense of possession of marihuana. Milbury pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Milbury, 40-year-old resident of Chico, Calif., was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place Dec. 11, 2013 by Teichelman. Milbury pleaded to an information filed by the State on Feb. 18, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Milbury is required to pay a $1,500 fine to Childress County, $400.50 in court costs, $180 restitution, and complete 100 hours of community service. If Milbury violates probation, she could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

9. Marshall Toure Pratt was placed on probation for a period of three years for the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Pratt pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Pratt, 37-year-old resident of Baytown, Texas, was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place Jan. 30, 2014 by Baize. Pratt pleaded to an information filed by the State on March 12, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Pratt is required to pay a $1,500 fine to Childress County, $400.50 in court costs, $180 restitution, and complete 100 hours of community service. If Pratt violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

10. George S. Murphy was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Murphy pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Murphy, 57-year-old resident of Mesquite, Texas, was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place July 15, 2013 by Brandon Freeze. Murphy plead to a complaint filed by the State on Oct. 4, 2013.

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

11. Rio Dakota Zee McGowan was placed on probation for a period of five years for the second felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. McGowan pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

McGowan, 19-year-old resident of Dallas, was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place Oct. 27, 2013 by Baize. McGowan pleaded to an information filed by the State on Nov. 21, 2013.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, McGowan is required to pay a $1,000 fine to Childress County, $400.50 in court costs, $360 restitution, and complete 400 hours of community service. If McGowan violates probation, he could face up to 20 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

12. McGowan was also placed on probation for a period of five years for the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. McGowan pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, McGowan is required to pay $400.50 in court costs. If McGowan violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

13. Shaun David Kennedy was convicted and sentenced to two years in the State Jail Division of TDCJ but the sentence was probated for a period of five years. Kennedy pleaded guilty to the State Jail Felony offense of possession of a controlled substance.

Kennedy, 47-year-old resident of Wellington, was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place Nov. 24, 2012 by Childress Police Officer Jarod Dill. Kennedy pleaded to an information filed by the State on Feb. 7, 2013.

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

14. Kennedy was also convicted and sentenced to ten years in the Institutional Division of TDCJ; but, the sentence was probated for a period of seven years. Kennedy pleaded guilty to the enhanced second degree felony offense of driving while intoxicated.

Kennedy was arrested in Collingsworth County for the offense that took place October 3, 2013 by Collingsworth County Sheriff Kent Riley. Kennedy was indicted by a Collingsworth County Grand Jury on April 2, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Kennedy is required to pay $376 in court costs, a $5,000 fine, 400 hours of community service, and all the mandatory DWI community supervision requirements under Chapter 49.

15. Leonard Joseph Moss was placed on probation for a period of two years for the state jail felony offense of possession of marijuana. Moss pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Moss, 63-year-old resident of Knoxville, Tenn., was arrested in Hall County for the offense that took place Dec. 23, 2013 by DPS Trooper Lynn Mays. Moss pleaded to an information filed by the State on Feb. 3, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Moss is required to pay a $1,000 fine to Hall County, $381 in court costs, $180 restitution, and complete 100 hours of community service. If Moss violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

16. Brandon Kyle Harris was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of evading arrest. Harris pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Harris, 36-year-old resident of Memphis, was arrested in Hall County for the offense that took place March 28, 2014 by Memphis Police Officer Graham Carter. Harris pleaded to an information filed by the State on April 30, 2014.

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

17. Todd Steven Seymour was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of possession of marihuana. Seymour pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Seymour, 34-year-old resident of Naples, Fla., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place March 5, 2014 by DPS Trooper Jimmy Chatfield. Seymour pleaded to an information filed by the State on April 29, 2014.

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

18. Monty Wade Sumpter was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Sumpter pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Sumpter, 25-year-old resident of Childress, was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place May 27, 2012 by Dill. Sumpter pleaded to an information filed by the State on Oct. 18, 2012.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Sumpter is required to pay a $1,000 fine to Childress County, $400.50 in court costs, $180 restitution, and complete 200 hours of community service. If Sumpter violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

Carson County District Court Hears 40 Pleas

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Panhandle – On Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 40 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 $223,500 in fines was assessed as a result of the pleas that took place on April 29, of which $21,000 was paid on the date of the plea. In addition to the fines, the defendants were required to pay a total of $13,622 in court costs and $6,840 in restitution.

1. Guillermo “Jimmy” Pina was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of injury to a child. Pina pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Pina, 27-year-old resident of Wellington, was arrested by Texas Ranger Bo Brown in Collingsworth County for the offense that took place Oct. 8, 2013. Pina was indicted by a Collingsworth County Grand Jury on April 2, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Pina is required to pay a $3,000 fine to Collingsworth County, $752 in court costs, successfully complete 200 hours of community service, and complete anger management. If Pina violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ

2. Armando Miguel Delaherran was placed on probation for a period of two years for the state jail felony offense of possession of marijuana. Delaherran pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Delaherran, 31-year-old resident of Dos Palos, Calif., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Dec. 4, 2013 by Officer Danny Dawson. Delaherran pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 19, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Delaherran is required to pay a $500 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Delaherran violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

3. Hugo Pompa was placed on probation for a period of two years for the state jail felony offense of possession of marijuana. Pompa pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Pompa, 21-year-old resident of Dos Palos, Calif., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Dec. 4, 2013 by Dawson. Pompa pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 19, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Pompa is required to pay a $500 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Pompa violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

4. William Matthew Caleb Rhodey was placed on probation for a period of two years for the Class A misdemeanor offense of possession of marijuana. Rhodey pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Rhodey, 21-year-old resident of Hot Springs, Ark., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Oct. 4, 2013 by DPS Trooper Max Honesto. Rhodey pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on Jan. 20, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Rhodey 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 Rhodey violates probation, he could face up to one year in the Carson County Jail.

5. Matthew Leon Hyatt was placed on probation for a period of three years for the state jail felony offense of possession of marijuana. Hyatt pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Hyatt, 30-year-old resident of Marietta, Ga., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Dec. 24, 2013 by DPS Trooper Josh Allen. Hyatt pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 19, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Hyatt is required to pay a $2,500 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Hyatt violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

6. Rudolph Frank Brancel was placed on probation for a period of two years for the Class A misdemeanor offense of possession of marijuana. Brancel pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Brancel, 32-year-old resident of Grants Pass, Ore., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Nov. 19, 2013 by DPS Trooper Jimmy Chatfield. Brancel pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 19, 2014.

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

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

Bravo, 30-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. Bravo pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 19, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Bravo 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 Bravo violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

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

Thompson, 30-year-old resident of Little Rock, Ark., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Oct. 30, 2013 by Honesto. Thompson pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 24, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Thompson is required to pay a $2,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Thompson violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

9. Earnest Bernard Poindexter was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Poindexter pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Poindexter, 30-year-old resident of Little Rock, Ark., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Oct. 30, 2013 by Honesto. Poindexter pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 24, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Poindexter is required to pay a $2,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Poindexter violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

10. Eric Lamont Robinson was placed on probation for a period of two years for the third degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Robinson pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Robinson, 35-year-old resident of Modesto, Calif., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place June 21, 2013 by DPS Trooper Danny Nunez. Robinson pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on Jan. 22, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Robinson is required to pay a $5,000 fine to Carson County upfront, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Robinson violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

11. Lee Spencer Magalis was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Magalis pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Magalis, 30-year-old resident of Harrisonburg, Va., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Jan. 9, 2014 by DPS Trooper Darrin Bridges. Magalis pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 24, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Magalis is required to pay a $5,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Magalis violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

12. Darryl B. Stanley, Jr. was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Stanley pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred
adjudication for the offense.

Stanley, 22-year-old resident of Clovis, N.M., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Jan. 24, 2014 by Allen. Stanley pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 24, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Stanley is required to pay a $2,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Stanley violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

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

Thompson, 34-year-old resident of Las Vegas, Nev., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Jan. 29, 2014 by Chatfield. Thompson pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 24, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Thompson 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 Thompson violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

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

Dalbey, 58-year-old resident of San Francisco, Calif., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Jan. 26, 2014, by DPS Trooper Trevor Dillard. Dalbey pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 24, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Dalbey is required to pay a $1,500 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Dalbey violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

15. Lamptey Julian Cruickshank was convicted for the third degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Cruickshank, 38-year-old resident of Tucson, Ariz. was sentenced to ten years in the Institutional Division of TDCJ, but the sentence was probated for a period of five years.

Cruickshank was arrested on Jan. 25, 2014 by Honesto and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 24, 2014. Pursuant to the plea agreement, Cruickshank is required to pay a $370 in court costs, a $5,000 fine, $180 restitution, and complete 200 hours of community service.

16. Krista Laann Gordon was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Gordon pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Gordon, 20-year-old resident of Woodward, Okla., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Nov. 20, 2013, by Allen. Gordon pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 24, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Gordon 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 Gordon violates probation, she could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

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

Rocheteau, 24-year-old resident of Woodward, Okla., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Nov. 20, 2013, by Allen. Rocheteau pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 24, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Rocheteau 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 Rocheteau violates probation, she could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

18. Gary Dale Brymer, Jr. was convicted for the third degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Brymer, 44-year-old resident of Ontario, Calif. was sentenced to ten years in the Institutional Division of TDCJ, but the sentence was probated for a period of three years.

Brymer was arrested on Dec. 24, 2013 by DPS Trooper Ben Dollar and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 24, 2014. Pursuant to the plea agreement, Brymer is required to pay a $370 in court costs, a $3,000 fine, $180 restitution, and complete 200 hours of community service.

19. Leo Michael Vaile was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Vaile pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Vaile, 49-year-old resident of Clovis, Calif., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Dec. 31, 2013, by Dollar. Vaile pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 24, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Vaile 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 Vaile violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

20. Buddye Jo Thomas was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Thomas pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Thomas, 34-year-old resident of Sweetwater, Okla., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Oct. 13, 2013, by Carson County Deputy J.C. Blackburn. Thomas pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 25, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Thomas 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 Thomas violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

21. Mariano Villa Lacsamana was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Lacsamana pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Lacsamana, 33-year-old resident of San Diego, Calif., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Dec. 6, 2013, by Chatfield. Lacsamana pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 25, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Lacsamana 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 Lacsamana violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

22. Michael Andrew Stevens was placed on probation for a period of two years for the third degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Stevens pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Stevens, 21-year-old resident of Kerman, Calif., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Oct. 17, 2013, by Allen. Stevens pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 19, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Stevens is required to pay a $2,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Stevens violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

23. Omar Humberto Muniz was placed on probation for a period of four years for the second degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Muniz pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Muniz, 26-year-old resident of El Paso, was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Oct. 24, 2013 by Bridges, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on Jan. 22, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Muniz 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 Muniz violates probation, he could face up to 20 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

24. Johnny Jason Vickery was placed on probation for a period of four years for the second degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Vickery pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Vickery, 40-year-old resident of Richmond, Ky., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Sept. 6, 2013 by Honesto, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on Jan. 22, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Vickery 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 Vickery violates probation, he could face up to 20 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

25. Alejandro Roman Valencia was placed on probation for a period of five years for the second degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Valencia pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Valencia, 19-year-old resident of Douglas, Ariz., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Dec. 13, 2013 by Officer Dawson, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 24, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Valencia 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 Valencia violates probation, he could face up to 20 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

26. Maria Trinidad Valencia was placed on probation for a period of five years for the second degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Valencia pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Valencia, 45-year-old resident of Douglas, Ariz., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Dec. 13, 2013 by Officer Dawson, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 24, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Valencia 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 Valencia violates probation, she could face up to 20 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

27. Lorena Martinez was placed on probation for a period of eight years for the first degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Martinez pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Martinez, 39-year-old resident of Hobbs, N.M., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Nov. 20, 2013 by Honesto, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 25, 2014.

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

28. Lorenzo Gutierrez was placed on probation for a period of eight years for the first degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Gutierrez pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Gutierrez, 60-year-old resident of Mission, Calif., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Nov. 14, 2013 by Nunez, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 25, 2014.

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

29. Juanita Salcido 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. Salcido pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Salcido, 21-year-old resident of Phoenix, Ariz., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Dec. 4, 2013 by Honesto, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 25, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Salcido 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 Salcido violates probation, she could face up to 99 years or life in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

30. Eunice Torres Solis 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. Solis pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Solis, 20-year-old resident of Phoenix, Ariz., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Dec. 4, 2013 by Honesto, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 26, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Solis 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 Solis violates probation, she could face up to 99 years or life in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

31. Jose Valenzuela-Mendoza was placed on probation for a period of eight years for the first degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Valenzuela-Mendoza pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Valenzuela-Mendoza, 19-year-old resident of Phoenix, Ariz., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place July 12, 2013 by Honesto, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 26, 2014.

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

32. Cristian Fernando Villagomez was placed on probation for a period of eight years for the first degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Villagomez pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Villagomez, 23-year-old resident of Baja, Calif., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Jan. 11, 2014 by Allen, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 26, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Villagomez is required to pay a $15,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and complete 400 hours of community service. If Villagomez violates probation, he could face up to 99 years or life in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

33. Estela M Montijo 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. Montijo pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Montijo, 57-year-old resident of Livingston, Calif., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Sept. 12, 2013 by Dollar, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on April 11, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Montijo is required to pay a $30,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $360 restitution, and complete 400 hours of community service. If Montijo violates probation, she could face up to 99 years or life in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

34. Montijo was also 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. Montijo pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on April 11, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Montijo is required to pay $336 in court costs. If Montijo violates probation, she could face up to 99 years or life in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

35. Michael Lee Waters 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. Waters pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Waters, 62-year-old resident of Jacksonville, Fla., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Nov. 12, 2013 by Dollar, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 26, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Waters is required to pay a $10,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $360 restitution, and complete 400 hours of community service. If Waters violates probation, he could face up to 99 years or life in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

36. Waters was also placed on probation for a period of ten years for the second degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Waters pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 26, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Waters is required to pay $336 in court costs. If Waters violates probation, he could face up to 20 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

37. Hector Javier Valencia 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. Valencia pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Valencia, 34-year-old resident of Douglas, Ariz., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place April 14, 2013 by Officer Dawson, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on July 1, 2013.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Valencia is required to pay a $25,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 restitution, and complete 400 hours of community service. If Valencia violates probation, he could face up to 99 years or life in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

38. Salvador Jesus Contreras 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. Contreras pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Contreras, 41-year-old resident of Los Angeles, Calif., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place March 17, 2013 by Dollar, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on July 1, 2013.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Contreras is required to pay a $15,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $360 restitution, and complete 400 hours of community service. If Contreras violates probation, he could face up to 99 years or life in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

39. Kevin Shawn Hammond was convicted for the Class A misdemeanor offense of possession of marijuana. Hammond pleaded guilty and was sentenced to two days in the Carson County Jail, time served for the offense.

Hammond, 50-year-old resident of Zephyr Hills, Calif., was arrested by Dollar in Carson County for the offense that took place Oct. 1, 2013. Hammond pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on Jan. 22, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Hammond was required to pay an upfront fine of $4,000 to Carson County, $370 in court costs upfront, and $180 restitution upfront.

40. Evan Benjamin Belyeau was placed on probation for a period of two years for the Class A misdemeanor offense of possession of marijuana. Belyeau pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Belyeau, 26-year-old resident of Colorado Springs, Colo., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Sept. 8, 2013 by Trooper Dawson. Belyeau pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on Jan. 22, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Belyeau 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 Belyeau violates probation, he could face up to one year in the Carson County Jail.

Bridgman Sentenced To 30 Years

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Panhandle – On Tuesday, April 29, 2014, David Walter Bridgman was convicted and sentenced to 30 years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on two charges.
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.

Bridgman, a 42-year-old resident of Dalhart, pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate and was convicted and sentenced to 30 years.

On Nov. 6, 2013, Bridgman originally pleaded guilty to two counts the first degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance enhanced that occurred on June 7, 2013, in Carson County.

The State filed two motions to adjudicate on April 10, 2014, alleging six violations of community supervision.

Bridgman is also required to pay $672 in court costs to Carson County and $280 restitution.

Carson County District Court Fines Five $7,750

Monday, April 28th, 2014

Panhandle – On Monday, April 28, 2014, five 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.

A total of $7,750 in fines was assessed as a result of the pleas that took place on April 28. In addition to the fines, the defendants were required to pay a total of $1,559 in court costs and $1,680.43 in restitution.

1. Kelly Amanda Cooper aka Kellie Amanda Lee, a 26-year-old resident of Dalhart, pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate and was convicted and sentenced to 12 years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

On Nov. 6, 2013, Cooper originally pleaded guilty to the second degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance that occurred on June 7, 2013, in Carson County.

The State filed the motion to adjudicate on April 8, 2014, alleging eight violations of community supervision.

Cooper is also required to pay $336 in court costs to Carson County, a $4,000 fine, and $140 restitution.

2. Janisha Ebony Moore, a 23-year-old resident of Louisville, Ky., pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate and was convicted and sentenced to four years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

On June 1, 2011, Moore originally pleaded guilty to the third degree felony offense of money laundering that occurred on Feb. 18, 2010, in Carson County.

The State filed the motion to adjudicate on Oct. 29, 2012, alleging 13 violations of community supervision.

Moore is also required to pay $236 in court costs to Carson County, a $500 fine, and $1,000.43 restitution.

3. Jose A Jimenez was convicted for the enhanced first degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Jimenez, 31-year-old resident of Las Cruces, N.M. was sentenced to five years in the Institutional Division of TDCJ.

Jimenez was arrested on Feb. 21, 2012 by DPS Trooper Ben Dollar. Jimenez was indicted by a Carson County Grand Jury on Jan. 6, 2014. Pursuant to the plea agreement, Jimenez is required to pay a $370 in court costs and $180 restitution.

4. Dakota James Cullon was placed on probation for a period of four years for the third degree felony offense of injury to a child. Cullon pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Cullon, 18-year-old resident of Skellytown, was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Sept. 26, 2013 by White Deer Marshall Darell Luster. Cullon was indicted by a Carson County Grand Jury on Jan. 6, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Cullon is required to pay a $250 fine to Carson County, $281 in court costs, and complete 200 hours of community service. If Cullon violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

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

Anderson, 34-year-old resident of Blue Ridge, Ga., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Aug. 27, 2011 by DPS Trooper Jimmy Chatfield. Anderson was indicted by a Carson County Grand Jury on Jan. 6, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Anderson is required to pay a $3,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $360 restitution, and complete 400 hours of community service. If Anderson violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

Brassfield Sentenced To 16 Years In TDCJ

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Panhandle – On Thursday, April 24, 2014, four pleas were heard in Carson County, Texas, all of which resulted in convictions and sentences to the penitentiary.

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. Kyler Benjamin Brassfield was convicted and sentenced to 16 years in the Institutional Division of Texas Department of Criminal Justice for the second degree felony offense of indecency with a child.

Brassfield, 18-year-old resident of Amarillo, was arrested after the State filed its Motion to Adjudicate Guilt of the Defendant on March 27, 2014. The State alleged nine allegations, which Brassfield pleaded true to all nine.
After the plea of true, a contested punishment hearing was held where the State called four witnesses.

Becky Fuller and Mark White were called from the 100th Judicial District Community Supervisions and Correction’s Department. The State also called Sonia Higgins and Potter County Probation Officer John Thormeier.

Higgins testified that Brassfield failed to complete his sex offender program and was a moderate or high risk offender. Thormeier testified that Brassfield’s compliance with community supervision was low and failed to seek drug counseling treatment even after multiple admissions of use.

White categorized Brassfield’s compliance with community supervision as “dismal” and testified that after one month, Brassfield failed to comply with the most basic of conditions of probation.

Brassfield was originally indicted by a Carson County Grand Jury on May 9, 2013 for the offense that occurred on March 14, 2013. Brassfield pleaded guilty to the offense on Sept. 27, 2013.

Brassfield is also required to pay $665 in court costs and a $1,000.00 fine.

2. Colten Gene Pullen, a 22-year-old resident of Amarillo, pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Revoke and sentenced to seven and one half years in the Institutional Division of TDCJ for the second degree felony offense of burglary of a habitation.

On Nov. 14, 2011, Pullen originally pleaded guilty to offense that occurred on May 28, 2009, in Carson County.
The State filed the motion on March 7, 2014, alleging four violations of community supervision.

Pullen pleaded true to the violations contained in the State’s motion and was sentenced to seven and one half years. Pullen is also required to pay $263 in court costs to Carson County, a $2,000 fine, and $250 in restitution.

3. Milton Fields, a 44-year-old resident of Orlando, Fla., pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Revoke and sentenced to seven and one half years in the Institutional Division of TDCJ for the second degree felony offense of possession of marijuana.

On April 28, 2010, Milton originally pleaded guilty to offense that occurred on Feb. 24, 2010, in Carson County.

The State filed the motion on June 4, 2013, alleging six violations of community supervision.
Fields pleaded true to the violations contained in the State’s motion and was sentenced to seven and one half years. Fields is also required to pay $327 in court costs to Carson County, a $5,000 fine, and $140 in restitution.

4. Joey Allen Koontz, a 40-year-old resident of Claude, pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate and was convicted and sentenced to 14 months the State Jail Division of TDCJ for the felony offense of possession of a controlled substance.

On Nov. 6, 2013, Koontz originally pleaded guilty to offense that occurred on Sept. 30, 2013, in Carson County.
The State filed the motion on March 7, 2014, alleging three violations of community supervision.

Koontz pleaded true to the violations contained in the State’s motion and was sentenced to 14 months. Koontz is also required to pay $336 in court costs to Carson County, a $1,000 fine, and $140 in restitution.