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Childress – On Thursday, June 5, 2014, 14 pleas took place in Childress County, Texas.

Luke Inman, the District Attorney for the 100th Judicial District, assisted by Greg Buckley, prosecuted the cases for the State of Texas with the Honorable Judge Stuart Messer presiding.

A total of $42,250 in fines was assessed as a result of the pleas that took place on June 5. In addition to the fines, the defendants were required to pay a total of $5,626 in court costs and $4,149.06 in restitution.

1. Pannha Songmouang was placed on probation for a period of four years for the second degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Songmouang pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Songmouang, 44-year-old resident of Irving, was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place Oct. 13, 2013 by Coy Teichelman, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on Nov. 21, 2013.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Songmouang is required to pay a $4,000 fine to Childress County, $400.50 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 300 hours of community service. If Songmouang violates probation, he could face up to 20 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

2. Ann Pravixay was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Pravixay pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Pravixay, 58-year-old resident of Fort Worth, was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place Dec. 18, 2013 by Coy Teichelman. Pravixay pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on Feb. 18, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Pravixay is required to pay a $3,000 fine to Childress County, $400.50 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Pravixay violates probation, she could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

3. Chelsi Grace Lee was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Lee pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Lee, 23-year-old resident of Jesup, Ga., was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place Nov. 16, 2013 by Chad Ware. Lee pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on Feb. 18, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Lee is required to pay a $3,000 fine to Childress County, $400.50 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Lee violates probation, she could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

4. Lensford Alan Crews was convicted for the third degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, but the sentence was probated for a period of three years.

Crews, 28-year-old of Jesup, Ga., was arrested by Childress County by Chad Ware on November 16, 2013 and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on February 18, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea Crews is required to pay $3,000 fine to Childress County, $400.50 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service.

5. Becky Marie Martinez was placed on probation for a period of two years for the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Martinez pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Martinez, 33-year-old resident of Childress, was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place March 28, 2014 by Todd Gambol. Martinez pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 8, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Martinez is required to pay a $250 fine to Childress County, $400.50 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Martinez violates probation, she could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

6. Jesus Antonio Chaidez-Lugo was placed on probation for a period of ten years for the first degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Chaidez-Lugo pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Chaidez-Lugo, 28-year-old resident of Phoenix, Ariz., was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place Feb. 19, 2014 by Coy Teichelman, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on May 8, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Chaidez-Lugo is required to pay a $10,000 fine to Childress County, $400.50 in court costs, $180 restitution, and complete 400 hours of community service. If Chaidez-Lugo violates probation, he could face up to 99 years or life in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

7. Vladimir Martinez-Gonzalez was placed on probation for a period of six years for the second degree felony offense of possession of marijuana. Martinez-Gonzalez pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Martinez-Gonzalez, 31-year-old resident of Las Vegas, Nev., was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place May 11, 2014 by Chad Ware, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Martinez-Gonzalez is required to pay a $6,000 fine to Childress County, $400.50 in court costs, $180 restitution, and complete 300 hours of community service. If Martinez-Gonzalez violates probation, he could face up to 20 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

8. Terrance Michael Proffitt was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of evading arrest. Proffitt pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Proffitt, 32-year-old resident of Childress, was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place Nov. 3, 2014 by Todd Gambol. Proffitt pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on May 8, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Proffitt is required to pay a $1,000 fine to Childress County, $400.50 in court costs, and successfully complete 400 hours of community service. If Proffitt violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

9. Ricky Bradford was convicted for the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to 22 months in the State Jail Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

Bradford, 33-year-old of Childress, was arrested by Officer Chad Ware on March 29, 2014 and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on April 23, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea Bradford is required to pay $400.50 in court costs.

10. Bradford also pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate Guilt and was sentenced to 22 months in the State Jail Division of TDCJ for the state jail felony offense of theft.

On Sept. 4, 2012, Bradford originally pleaded guilty to offense that occurred on Aug. 9, 2012, in Collingsworth County. Kent Riley was the arresting officer on the original charge.

The State filed the motion on April 22, 2014, alleging 11 violations of community supervision.

Bradford pleaded true to the violations contained in the State’s motion and was sentenced 22 months. Bradford is also required to pay $376 in court costs to Collingsworth County, a $1,500 fine, and $2,349.06 in restitution.

11. Jerid Brandon Jackson was convicted for the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to the Childress County Jail for a period of two months, time served.

Jackson, 26-year-old of Willis, Texas, was arrested by Officer Todd Gambol on April 3, 2014 and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on June 5, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea Jackson is required to pay $400.50 in court costs and $180 restitution.

12. Dayron Nicholas Forbes was placed on probation for a period of two years for the Class A misdemeanor offense of unlawful use of a criminal instrument. Forbes pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Forbes, 21-year-old resident of Arlington, was arrested in Hall County for the offense that took place May 9, 2013 by William Wright, a Deputy with the Memphis Police Department at the time of the arrest, but is now currently employed with the Collingsworth County Sheriff’s Office. Forbes was indicted by a Hall County Grand Jury on Dec. 13, 2013.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Forbes was required to pay a fine of $4,000 to Hall County, $381 in court costs, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Forbes violates probation, he could face up to one year in the Hall County Jail.

13. Bret Dwayne Mills was placed on probation for a period of two years for the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Mills pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Mills, 25-year-old resident of Wellington, was arrested in Collingsworth County for the offense that took place March 22, 2014 by Sheriff Kent Riley. Mills pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on May 9, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Mills is required to pay a $1,500 fine to Collingsworth County, $376 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Mills violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

14. Jerry Dean Perkins was convicted for the third degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance in a drug free zone and was sentenced to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, but the sentence was probated for a period of five years.

Perkins, 44-year-old of Dumas, was arrested in Donley County by Sonny Marasco on Jan. 23, 2014 and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 14, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea Perkins is required to pay $5,000 fine to Donley County, $488 in court costs, $180 restitution, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service.