8 years ago

Childress – On Tuesday, July 23, 2013, one plea took place which resulted in the conviction of Johnathan Mark Johnson.

Luke Inman, the District Attorney for the 100th Judicial District, assisted by Greg Buckley, prosecuted the case for the State of Texas with the Honorable Judge Dan Mike Bird presiding by assignment.

Johnson, a 30-year-old resident of Amarillo, pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate and was convicted and sentenced to seven years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

On March 24, 2008, Johnson originally pleaded guilty to the second degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver that occurred on Jan. 19, 2007, in Childress County.

The State filed the motion to adjudicate on May 15, 2012, alleging five violations of community supervision.

Johnson pleaded true to the violations contained in the State’s motion and was sentenced to seven years. Johnson is also required to pay $695 in court costs to Childress County and a $2,000 fine.