8 years ago

Clarendon – On Monday, June 24, 2013, six pleas took place which resulted in four convictions and two deferred adjudications.

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. Bradley Aaron Sanchez, a 23-year-old resident of Lela Lake, pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate and was convicted and sentenced to 12 years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

On Sept. 4, 2012, Sanchez originally pleaded guilty to the second degree felony offense of criminal solicitation of a minor that occurred on May 17, 2012, in Donley County.

The State filed the motion to adjudicate on May 28, 2013, alleging eight violations of community supervision.

Sanchez pleaded true to the violations contained in the State’s motion and was sentenced to 12 years.

Sanchez is also required to pay $689 in court costs to Donley County and a $1,000 fine.

2. Sanchez was also convicted for the third degree felony offense of failure to register as a sex offender. Sanchez pleaded guilty for the offense that took place on Feb. 18, 2013 and was sentenced to ten years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

Sanchez was arrested in Donley County and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on June 20, 2013.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Sanchez is required to pay a $473 in court costs to Donley County.

3. Jesus Alberto Cota-Quintana was convicted for the first degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Cota-Quintana pleaded guilty for the offense that took place on May 9, 2013 and was sentenced to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ but the sentence was probated for a period of 10 years.

Cota-Quintana, 23-year-old resident of Oklahoma City, Okla., was arrested by DPS Trooper Jerome Ingle and pleaded to a complaint filed by the State on June 21, 2013.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Cota-Quintana is required to pay a $10,000 fine of which $5,000 was paid upfront, $365 in court costs to Carson County, $140 restitution, and 400 hours of community service. This plea of guilty could result in the deportation of Cota-Quintana to his country of origin, Mexico.

4. Erika Ramirez-Luna was convicted for the first degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Ramirez-Luna pleaded guilty for the offense that took place on April 13, 2013 and was sentenced to five years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice but the sentence was probated for a period of 5 years.

Ramirez, 32-year-old resident of Phoenix, was arrested by DPS Trooper Jimmy Chatfield and pleaded to a complaint filed by the State on June 21, 2013.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Ramirez is required to pay a $500 fine, $365 in court costs to Carson County, $140 restitution, and 400 hours of community service. This plea of guilty could result in the deportation of Ramirez-Luna to her country of origin, Mexico.

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

Trevino, 33-year-old resident of Memphis, was arrested in Hall County for the offense that took place March 21, 2013. Trevino plead guilty to a complaint filed by the State on June 24, 2013.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Trevino is required to pay a $1,000 fine to Hall County, $376 in court costs, $140 restitution, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Trevino violates probation, she could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

6. Delfino Fidel Escalante was placed on probation for a period of two years for the state jail felony offense of possession of marijuana in a drug free zone. Escalante pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Escalante, 31-year-old resident of Memphis, was arrested in Hall County for the offense that took place March 13, 2013. Escalante plead guilty to a complaint filed by the State on May 3, 2013.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Escalante is required to pay a $1,000 fine to Hall County, $376 in court costs, $140 restitution, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Escalante violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.