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Panhandle – On Tuesday, June 11, 20 pleas took place at the Carson County Courthouse.Luke Inman, the District Attorney for the 100th Judicial District, along with Assistant District Attorney Harley Caudle, prosecuted the cases for the State of Texas, with the Honorable Judge Stuart Messer presiding.

1. Chance Tyrell Burns, 35, pleaded guilty to the state jail felony offense of criminal mischief and was convicted and sentenced to two years in the state jail division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ); however, the sentence was probated for five years.
Burns, from Seminole, Okla., was arrested by Carson County Chief Deputy Tam Terry on Aug. 11, 2013. Burns was later indicted by the Carson County Grand Jury on Dec. 4, 2014.
Pursuant to the plea, Burns is also required to pay $14,781.36 in restitution, $315 in court costs, a $500 out-of-state probation transfer fee, and successfully complete 100 hours of community supervision.

2. Kendrick Shurone Johnson, 38, pleaded guilty and sentenced to four years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ for the third degree felony offense of possession of marijuana.
Johnson, from Oskay, Miss., was arrested in Carson County by DPS Joseph Shafer on Sept. 12, 2012. Johnson pleaded to an information filed by the State on March 24, 2014.
The State filed its motion to adjudicate on Aug. 28, 2017, alleging four violations of community supervision.
Pursuant to the plea agreement, Johnson is also required to pay a $3,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, and $3,607.68 in restitution.

3. Jeremy Bennett Brown, 29, pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for two years for the Class A misdemeanor offense of marijuana.
Brown, from Galesburg, Mich., was arrested in Carson County by DPS Trooper Bo Bowden on April 19, 2018. Brown pleaded to an information filed by the State on June 13, 2018.
Pursuant to the plea agreement, Brown was required to pay an upfront fine of $4,000 to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 lab restitution, and complete 100 hours of community service. If Brown violates probation, he could face up to one year in the Carson County Jail.

4. Christopher Magnus Parks, 48, pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for two years for the third degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance in penalty group two, tetrahydrocannabinol.
Parks, from Louisville, Ky., was arrested in Carson County by DPS Trooper Kendall Styles on May 2, 2018. Parks pleaded to an information filed by the State on Jan. 10.
Pursuant to the plea agreement, Parks is required to pay a $6,000 upfront fine to Carson County, $400 in attorney fees, $336 in court costs, successfully complete 300 hours of community service and pay a $500 out-of-state probation transfer fee. If Parks violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

5. Jaishone Shemar Brown, 20, pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for three years for the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance in penalty group two, ecstasy.
Brown, from Jackson, Miss., was arrested in Carson County by DPS Trooper Micah Goodrich on Nov. 26, 2018. Brown pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on Feb. 13.
Pursuant to the plea agreement, Brown is also required to pay a fine of $2,500 to Carson County, $300 in attorney fees, $336 in court costs, $180 in drug lab restitution, a $500 out-of-state probation transfer fee, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Brown violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

6. Michael Harrison Green, 29, pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for eight years for the first degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance in penalty group one, methamphetamine.
Green, from Indianapolis, was arrested in Carson County by DPS Trooper Max Honesto on Dec. 8, 2018. Green pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 1.
Pursuant to the plea agreement, Green is also required to pay a fine of $10,000 to Carson County, $400 in attorney fees, $336 in court costs, $180 in drug lab restitution, a $500 out-of-state probation transfer fee and successfully complete 400 hours of community service. If Green violates probation, he could face up to 99 years or life in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

7. Anibal Rene Gomez-Isales, 29, pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for a period of four years for the third degree felony offense of possession of marijuana.
Gomez, from Hyattsville, Md., was arrested in Carson County by DPS Trooper Casey Dawson on Dec. 27, 2018. Gomez pleaded to an information filed by the State on Feb. 27.
Pursuant to the plea agreement, Gomez is required to pay a $4,000 fine to Carson County, $350 in attorney fees, $336 in court costs, $180 lab restitution, a $500 out-of-state probation transfer fee and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Gomez violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

8. Justin Michael Cockrell, 38, pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for a period of four years for the third degree felony offense of possession of marijuana.
Cockrell, from Cordova, Tenn., was arrested in Carson County by Bowden on Jan. 31. Cockrell pleaded to an information filed by the State on May 10.
Pursuant to the plea agreement, Cockrell is required to pay a $4,000 fine to Carson County, $350 in attorney fees, $336 in court costs, $180 lab restitution, a $500 out-of-state probation transfer fee and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Cockrell violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

9. Jonathon Lee Garcia, 34, pleaded guilty to the third degree felony offense of intoxicated assault and was convicted and sentenced to ten years in the Institutional Division of TDCJ; however, the sentence was probated for a period of two years.
Garcia, from Borger, was arrested in Carson County by DPS Trooper Andrew Harris on March 17, 2018. Garcia was later indicted by the Carson County Grand Jury on Oct. 26, 2018.
Pursuant to the plea agreement, Garcia is required to pay a fine of $5,000 to Carson County, $448 in court costs, complete drug and alcohol rehabilitation and alcohol education programs, and complete 200 hours of community service.

10. Larry Dean Johnson, 52, pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for two years for the Class A misdemeanor offense of marijuana.
Johnson, from Phoenix, was arrested in Carson County by Bowden on Feb. 21, 2018. Johnson pleaded to an information filed by the State on June 13, 2018.
Pursuant to the plea agreement, Johnson was required to pay an upfront fine of $4,000 to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 lab restitution, and complete 100 hours of community service. If Johnson violates probation, he could face up to one year in the Carson County Jail.

11. Rudolfo Martinez, 39, pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for three years for the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance in penalty group one, methamphetamine.
Martinez, from Amarillo, was arrested by Carson County Sheriff’s Deputy J.J. Zundt on March 31. Martinez pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on May 14.
Pursuant to the plea agreement, Martinez is also required to pay a fine of $500 to Carson County, $300 in attorney fees, $336 in court costs, $180 in drug lab restitution, a $500 out-of-state probation transfer fee, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Martinez violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

12. Benjamin Nathaniel Ingram pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for three years for the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance in penalty group two, tetrahydrocannabinol.
Ingram, 32 from Murfreesboro, Tenn., was arrested in Carson County by DPS Trooper Jordan Walls on July 8, 2018. Ingram pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on Sept. 17, 2018.
Pursuant to the plea agreement, Ingram is also required to pay a fine of $2,500 to Carson County, $300 in attorney fees, $336 in court costs, $180 in drug lab restitution, a $500 out-of-state probation transfer fee, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Ingram violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

13. Taylor Rae Jech, 24, pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for three years for the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance in penalty group two, tetrahydrocannabinol.
Jech, from Duncan, Okla., was arrested in Carson County by DPS Trooper Garry Bullard on March 17. Jech pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on June 7.
Pursuant to the plea agreement, Jech is also required to pay a fine of $2,500 to Carson County, $300 in attorney fees, $336 in court costs, $180 in drug lab restitution, a $500 out-of-state probation transfer fee, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Jech violates probation, she could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

14. Lucy Chavira, 40, pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for three years for the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance in penalty group two, tetrahydrocannabinol.
Chavira, from Bethany, Okla., was arrested in Carson County by Bullard on May 5, 2018. Chavira pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on Sept. 17, 2018.
Pursuant to the plea agreement, Chavira is also required to pay a fine of $2,500 to Carson County, $300 in attorney fees, $336 in court costs, $180 in drug lab restitution, a $500 out-of-state probation transfer fee, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Chavira violates probation, she could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

15. Paula Renee Pugh, 37, pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for three years for the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance in penalty group two, tetrahydrocannabinol.
Pugh, from Moore, Okla., was arrested in Carson County by Bullard on Oct. 3, 2018. Pugh pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on May 14.
Pursuant to the plea agreement, Pugh is also required to pay a fine of $2,500 to Carson County, $300 in attorney fees, $336 in court costs, $180 in drug lab restitution, a $500 out-of-state probation transfer fee, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Pugh violates probation, she could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

16. Johnminque Moffatt, 21, pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for two years for the Class A misdemeanor offense of marijuana.
Moffatt, from Union City, Tenn., was arrested in Carson County by Styles on Jan. 29. Moffatt pleaded to an information filed by the State on May 10.
Pursuant to the plea agreement, Moffatt was required to pay an upfront fine of $4,000 to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 lab restitution, and complete 100 hours of community service. If Moffatt violates probation, he could face up to one year in the Carson County Jail.

17. Justin Michael Beasley, 22, pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for a period of two years for the third degree felony offense of possession of marijuana.
Beasley, from Phoenix, was arrested by in Carson County by DPS Trooper Edgar Castillo on Feb. 5. Beasley pleaded to an information filed by the State on March 1.
Pursuant to the plea agreement, Beasley is required to pay a $6,000 fine to Carson County, $350 in attorney fees, $336 in court costs, $180 lab restitution, a $500 out-of-state probation transfer fee and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Beasley violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

18. Preston Blaine O’Meara, 25, pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for three years for the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance in penalty group two, tetrahydrocannabinol.
O’Meara, from Oklahoma City., was arrested in Carson County by Bullard on March 4. O’Meara pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on May 14.
Pursuant to the plea agreement, O’Meara is also required to pay a fine of $2,500 to Carson County, $300 in attorney fees, $336 in court costs, $180 in drug lab restitution, a $500 out-of-state probation transfer fee, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If O’Meara violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

19. Antoinette Marie House, 35, pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for eight years for the first degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver in penalty group two, tetrahydrocannabinol.
House, from Louisville, Ky., was arrested in Carson County by 100th Judicial District Traffic Enforcement Division Officer Danny Dawson on April 16. House pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on May 10.
Pursuant to the plea agreement, House is also required to pay a fine of $15,000 to Carson County, $400 in attorney fees, $336 in court costs, $180 in drug lab restitution, a $500 out-of-state probation transfer fee, and successfully complete 400 hours of community service. If House violates probation, she could face up to 99 years or life in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

20. Craig Alan Burke pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for two years for the Class A misdemeanor offense of unlawful use of a criminal instrument.
Burke, 45 from Oklahoma City, was arrested in Carson County by DPS Trooper Danny Nunez on June 7, 2018. Burke pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on Jan. 10.
Pursuant to the plea agreement, Burke was required to pay an upfront fine of $4,000 to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 lab restitution, and complete 100 hours of community service. If Burke violates probation, he could face up to one year in the Carson County Jail.