3 years ago

Wellington – On Friday, May 30, 2014, five pleas took place in Collingsworth County, Texas which resulted in five convictions and sentences to the penitentiary.

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

1. Gustavo Davila, a 20-year-old resident of Wellington, pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Revoke and sentenced to ten years in the Institutional Division of TDCJ for the second degree felony offense of burglary of a habitation.

On Aug. 31, 2010, Davila originally pleaded guilty to offense that occurred on July 8, 2010, in Collingsworth County.

The State filed the motion on May 12, 2014, alleging six violations of community supervision.

Davila pleaded true to the violations contained in the State’s motion and was sentenced to the maximum allowable by law of ten years. Davila is also required to pay $376 in court costs to Collingsworth County, a $500 fine, and $75 in restitution.

2. Johnny Herrera, a 29-year-old resident of Wellington, pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate and sentenced to four years in the Institutional Division of TDCJ for the third degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance in a correctional facility.

On Aug. 30, 2013, Herrera originally pleaded guilty to offense that occurred on July 29, 2013, in Collingsworth County by the current Sheriff, Kent Riley.

The State filed the motion on April 4, 2014, alleging four violations of community supervision.
Herrera pleaded true to the violations contained in the State’s motion and was sentenced to four years. Herrera is also required to pay $376 in court costs to Collingsworth County, a $3,000 fine, and $140 in restitution.

3. Felisha Nicole Atkins, a 29-year-old resident of Hollis, Okla., pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Revoke and sentenced to four years in the Institutional Division of TDCJ for the third degree felony offense of fraud by altering a prescription.

On Feb. 22, 2011, Atkins originally pleaded guilty to offense that occurred on Nov. 15, 2010, in Collingsworth County.

The State filed the motion on Feb. 4, 2014, alleging four violations of community supervision.

Atkins pleaded true to the violations contained in the State’s motion and was sentenced to four years. Atkins is also required to pay $376 in court costs to Collingsworth County and a $1,500 fine.

4. Francisco Ramirez III, a 39-year-old resident of Wellington, pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate and was convicted and sentenced to 18 months the State Jail Division of TDCJ for the felony offense of burglary of a building.

On Aug. 27, 2013, Ramirez originally pleaded guilty to offense that occurred on June 14, 2013, in Collingsworth County.

The State filed the motion on April 10, 2014, 2014, alleging six violations of community supervision.

Ramirez pleaded true to the violations contained in the State’s motion and was sentenced to 18 months. Ramirez is also required to pay $376 in court costs to Collingsworth County, a $1,500 fine, and $140 in restitution.

5. Armando Sanchez, Jr, a 27-year-old resident of Wellington, pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate and was convicted and sentenced to 18 months the State Jail Division of TDCJ for the felony offense of possession of a controlled substance.

On May 13, 2013, Sanchez originally pleaded guilty to offense that occurred on April 16, 2013, in Collingsworth County.

The State filed the motion on April 3, 2014, 2014, alleging one violation of community supervision.

Sanchez pleaded true to the violations contained in the State’s motion and was sentenced to 18 months. Sanchez is also required to pay $376 in court costs to Collingsworth County, a $2,000 fine, and $140 in restitution.