CHILDRESS– On Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, one plea took place in Childress County, Texas.
Luke Inman, the District Attorney for the 100th Judicial District, assisted by Harley Caudle, prosecuted the case for the State of Texas, with the Honorable Judge Stuart Messer presiding.
Andrew David Nichols was placed on probation for a period of three years for the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Nichols pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.
Nichols, 30, from Granbury, Texas, was arrested by Childress Police Department Officer Mike Chapman in Childress County for the offense that took place on June 23, 2017. Nichols pleaded to an information filed by the State on Aug. 24, 2017.
Pursuant to the plea agreement, Nichols is required to pay a $2,500 fine, $354 in court costs, $180 drug lab restitution, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Nichols violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.