9 years ago

Panhandle– On Monday, June 1, 2015, five pleas took place in Carson County, Texas.

Luke Inman, the District Attorney for the 100th Judicial District, assisted by Scott Sherwood and Greg Buckley, prosecuted the cases for the State of Texas, with the Honorable Judge Bryan Poff presiding by assignment.

1. Charles Glenn Spencer, 53, Pampa was sentenced to fifteen years in the Institutional Division of TDCJ for the enhanced first degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance.

Spencer was arrested in Carson County on Sept. 16, 2014 by DPS Trooper Garry Bullard for a third degree felony amount of methamphetamine. Spencer was indicted by a Carson County Grand Jury on March 26, 2015. The charge was enhanced due to previous felony convictions to a first degree felony.

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

2. Gary Wayne Jackson Sr., 52, from Skellytown, was sentenced to five years in the Institutional Division of TDCJ for the second degree felony offense of burglary of a habitation.

Jackson was arrested in for the offense that took place on Jan. 9, 2015 in Carson County by an investigation led by Carson County Deputy Dennis Moore. Jackson was indicted by a Carson County Grand Jury on May 7, 2015.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Jackson is required to pay $310 in court costs.

3. Wayne Edward Jurek, 51, from East Bernard, Texas was sentenced to ten years in the Institutional Division of TDCJ, but the sentence was probated for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of driving while intoxicated 3rd or more.

Jurek was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place on Feb. 1, 2014 by Panhandle Police Officer Taner Blackburn. Jurek was indicted by a Carson County Grand Jury on May 7, 2015.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Jurek is required to pay $470 in court costs, a $3,000 fine; $60 in restitution, complete 200 hours of community service, and all DWI requirements under Chapter 49.

4. Elmer Jaciel Osorio was placed on probation for a period of ten years for the first degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Osorio pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Osorio, 20, from Ventura, Calif., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Aug. 21, 2014 by DPS Trooper Max Honesto. Osorio was indicted by a Carson County Grand Jury on March 26, 2015.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Osorio is required to pay a $1,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $308.20 restitution, and successfully complete 400 hours of community service. If Osorio violates probation, he could face up to 99 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

5. Sonye Shields was placed on probation for a period of five years for the second degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Shields pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Shields, 53, from Lelia Lake, was arrested in Donley County for the offense that took place Feb. 26, 2015 by Donley County Deputy Sonny Marasco. Shields pleaded to an information filed by the State on April 23, 2015.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Shields is required to pay a $3,000 fine to Donley County, $458 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 300 hours of community service. If Shields violates probation, she could face up to 20 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.