Memphis – On Monday, April 1, 2013, three pleas took place which resulted in two convictions and one deferred adjudication.
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 $5,500 in fines was assessed as a result of the pleas that took place on April 1. In addition to the fines, the defendants were required to pay a total of $1,156 in court costs and $21,912.81 restitution.
1. Kyle Daniel Murray pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate and was convicted and sentenced to eight years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on separate cases.
On Aug. 19, 2009, Murray, 21-year-old resident of Amarillo, originally pleaded guilty to two counts of the second degree felony offense of burglary of a habitation that occurred on May 27, 2009 and June 3, 2009, in Donley County.
The State filed two motions to adjudicate on Jan. 10, 2013, alleging nine violations of community supervision.
Murray pleaded true to violations contained in the State’s motion and was sentenced to eight years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Murray is also required to pay $780 in court costs to Donley County, a $4,000 fine, and $21,772.81 restitution.
2. Lee Adam DeLaCruz was placed on probation for a period of three years for the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. DeLaCruz pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.
DeLaCruz, 28-year-old resident of Memphis, was arrested in Hall County Sheriff’s Deputy Graham Carter for the offense that took place Feb. 26, 2013. DeLaCruz pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on April 1, 2013.
Pursuant to the plea agreement, DeLaCruz is required to pay a $1,500 fine to Hall County, $376 in court costs, $140 restitution, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If DeLaCruz violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.