7 years ago

Memphis – On Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, three pleas took place which resulted in one conviction and two deferred adjudications.

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 $2,500 in fines was assessed as a result of the pleas that took place on Sept. 27. In addition to the fines, the defendants were required to pay a total of $1,706 in court costs and $140 in restitution.

1. Dana Dey Carroll aka Dana Dea Haggard, a 31-year-old resident of Memphis, pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate and was convicted and sentenced to 14 months in the State Jail Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

On Feb. 21, 2013, Haggard originally pleaded guilty to the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance that occurred on Oct. 30, 2012, in Hall County.

The State filed the motion to adjudicate on Aug. 15, 2013, alleging six violations of community supervision.

Haggard pleaded true to all of the violations contained in the State’s motion and was sentenced to fourteen months. Haggard is also required to pay $376 in court costs to Hall County, $140 in restitution, and a $500 fine.

2. Kyler Benjamin Brassfield was placed on probation for a period of ten years for the second degree felony offense of indecency with a child. Brassfield pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Brassfield, 18-year-old resident of Amarillo, was arrested for the offense that took place March 14, 2013, and was indicted by a Carson Grand Jury on May 9, 2013.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Brassfield is required to pay a $1,000 fine to Carson County, $665 in court costs, successfully complete 300 hours of community service, and register as a sex offender. If Brassfield violates probation, he could face up to 20 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

3. Michael Allen Chamberlain was placed on probation for a period of ten years for the second degree felony offense of indecency with a child. Chamberlain pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Chamberlain, 18-year-old resident of Panhandle, was arrested for the offense that took place March 14, 2013, and was indicted by a Carson Grand Jury on May 9, 2013.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Chamberlain is required to pay a $1,000 fine to Carson County, $665 in court costs, successfully complete 300 hours of community service, and register as a sex offender. If Chamberlain violates probation, he could face up to 20 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.