Childress – On Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, one plea took place which resulted in deferred adjudication.
Luke Inman, the District Attorney for the 100th Judicial District, prosecuted the case for the State of Texas with the Honorable Judge Stuart Messer presiding.
Robert Arthur Dickson was placed on probation for a period of four years for the third degree felony offense of possession of marihuana. Dickson pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.
Dickson, 53-year-old resident of Willow Creek, Calif., was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place May 16, 2013 by Childress K-9 Officer Coy Teichelman. Dickson pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on Oct. 4, 2013.
Pursuant to the plea agreement, Dickson is required to pay a $3,000 fine to Childress County, $385.50 in court costs, $140 restitution, and complete 200 hours of community service. If Dickson violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.