8 years ago

On Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, two pleas took place which resulted in deferred adjudications.

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.

1. Russell Wayne Wiest was placed on probation for a period of four years for the second degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Wiest pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Wiest, 49-year-old resident of Byers, Texas, was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place June 7, 2013 by DPS Trooper Josh Allen. Wiest pleaded guilty to a complaint filed by the State on Oct. 8, 2013.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Wiest is required to pay a $4,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $140 restitution, and complete 300 hours of community service. If Wiest violates probation, he could face up to 20 years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

2. Jeremy Logan Wilson was placed on probation for a period of four years for the state jail felony offense of burglary of a building. Wilson pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Wilson, 26-year-old resident of Skellytown, was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Aug. 2, 2013 by Carson County Deputy Terry Atchley. Wilson pleaded guilty to a complaint filed by the State on Jan. 3, 2014.

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