Luke Inman, the Attorney for the 100th Judicial District, assisted by Greg Buckley, prosecuted the case for the State of Texas with the Honorable Judge Stuart Messer presiding.
Yesenia Merla, a 30-year-old resident of Childress, pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate and was convicted and sentenced to 16 months in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.
On Dec.3, 2012, Merla originally pleaded guilty to the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance that occurred on June 12, 2012, in Childress County.
The State filed the motion to adjudicate on Aug. 22, 2013, alleging three violations of community supervision.
Merla pleaded true to the violations contained in the State’s motion and was sentenced to 16 months. Merla is also required to pay $385.50 in court costs to Childress County, $140 restitution, and a $1,000 fine.