Panhandle – On Tuesday, June 25, 2013, one plea took place which resulted in the conviction of Rod Tyrone Griffin.
Luke Inman, the District Attorney for the 100th Judicial District, prosecuted the case for the State of Texas with the Honorable Judge Dan Mike Bird presiding by assignment.
Rod Tyrone Griffin, a 45-year-old resident of Moreno Valley, Calif., pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Revoke and was convicted and sentenced to two years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
On, Aug. 25, 2003 Griffin originally pleaded guilty to the third degree felony offense of possession of marihuana that occurred on Aug. 8, 2002, in Carson County.
The State filed the motion to revoke on June 18, 2012, alleging five violations of community supervision.
Griffin pleaded true to the violations contained in the State’s motion and was sentenced to two years. Griffin is also required to pay $247.25 in court costs to Carson County, $140 restitution, and a $5,000 fine paid on the date of the plea.