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On Monday, September 9, 2013, several cases were resolved in District Court.

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. David Tyler Gross was placed on probation for a period of three years for the state jail felony offense of burglary of a building. Gross pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Gross, 22-year-old resident of Childress, was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place May 28, 2013 by Childress Police Officer Landon Johnson. Gross was indicted by a Childress County Grand Jury on Aug. 8, 2013.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Gross is required to pay a $1,000 fine to Childress County, $385.50 in court costs, $7,183 restitution, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Gross violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

2. Breck Scott Gross was placed on probation for a period of three years for the state jail felony offense of burglary of a building. Gross pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Gross, 18-year-old resident of Childress, was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place May 28, 2013 by Johnson. Gross was indicted by a Childress County Grand Jury on Aug. 8, 2013.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Gross is required to pay a $1,000 fine to Childress County, $385.50 in court costs, $7,183 restitution, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Gross violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

3. Ronald Ray Drew was placed on probation for a period of three years for the state jail felony offense of burglary of a building. Drew pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Drew, 18-year-old resident of Childress, was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place May 28, 2013 by Johnson. Drew was indicted by a Childress County Grand Jury on Aug. 8, 2013.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Drew is required to pay a $1,000 fine to Childress County, $385.50 in court costs, $7,183 restitution, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Drew violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

4. Sean Gilbert Didonato was placed on probation for a period of two years for the state jail felony offense of money laundering. Didonato pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Didonato, 26-year-old resident of Santa Cruz, Calif., was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place Feb. 1, 2013 by DPS Sergeant Todd Cummins. Didonato was indicted by a Childress County Grand Jury on May 7, 2013.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Didonato is required to pay a $500 fine to Childress County, $385.50 in court costs, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Didonato violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

5. Soledad Krystal Gonzalez was convicted for the state jail felony offense of burglary of a building. Gonzalez pleaded guilty and was sentenced to six months in the State Jail Division of TDCJ.

Gonzalez, 21-year-old resident of Childress, was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place May 8, 2013 by Childress Police Officer Chad Ware. Gonzalez was indicted by a Childress County Grand Jury on Aug. 8, 2013.
Pursuant to the plea agreement, Gonzalez is required to pay $360.50 in court costs.

6. Lucia Anita Antonacci was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of assault on a public servant. Antonacci pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Antonacci, 53-year-old resident of Childress, was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place June 1, 2013 by Childress Police Officer Mike Warren. Antonacci was indicted by a Childress County Grand Jury on Aug. 8, 2013.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Antonacci is required to pay an upfront $500 fine to Childress County, $385.50 in court costs, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Antonacci violates probation, she could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

7. Betty Jewellene Lewis was placed on probation for a period of five years for the second degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance enhanced. Lewis pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Lewis, 40-year-old resident of Cikkubvukke, Texas, was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place April 7, 2013 by Childress Police Officer Jarod Dill, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on July 15, 2013.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Lewis is required to pay a $2,000 fine to Childress County, $385.50 in court costs, $140 restitution, and successfully complete 300 hours of community service. If Lewis violates probation, she could face up to 20 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

8. Lauren Amanda Owen was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of assault on a public servant. Owen pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Owen, 26-year-old resident of Baycliff, Texas, was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place June 18, 2013 by Johnson. Owen was indicted by a Childress County Grand Jury on Aug. 8, 2013.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Owen is required to pay an upfront $500 fine to Childress County, $385.50 in court costs, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Owen violates probation, she could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

9. Carnell Lewis Hampton, a 30-year-old resident of Childress, pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate and was convicted and sentenced to six years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

On Jan. 7, 2013, Hampton originally pleaded guilty to the third degree felony offense of unlawful restraint that occurred on Jan. 20, 2012, in Childress County.

The State filed the motion to adjudicate on Aug. 27, 2013, alleging nine violations of community supervision.

Hampton pleaded true to the violations contained in the State’s motion and was sentenced to six years. Hampton is also required to pay $385.50 in court costs to Childress County and a $5,000 fine.