Memphis – On Tuesday, April 9, 2013, two pleas took place which resulted in the convictions and sentencing of James Earl House.
Luke Inman, the District Attorney for the 100th Judicial District, prosecuted the case for the State of Texas with the Honorable Judge Stuart Messer presiding.
House, 22-year-old resident of Turkey, pleaded true to one of the allegations contained in the State’s Motion to Revoke and was convicted and sentenced to seven years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on two charges.
On Sept. 4, 2012, House originally pleaded guilty to the third degree felony offense of intoxication assault that occurred on Feb. 2, 2012, in Hall County.
The State filed the motion to revoke on Jan. 10, 2013, alleging four violations of community supervision.
House pleaded true to one of the violations contained in the State’s motion pertaining to the requirement of having an ignition interlock device on every vehicle he operates. After the plea, House was sentenced to seven years in Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
House is also required to pay $752 in court costs to Hall County and a $2,500 fine.