Eight enter guilty pleas

March 20, 2012

Michael Leroy Rice--he was one of eight who entered a guilty plea during 32nd Judicial District Court on Monday, March 19, 2012

Eight entered guilty pleas during 32nd Judicial District Court on Monday, March 19, 2012. The cases were prosecuted by District Attorney Ann Reed and Assistant District Attorney Barrett Thomas. Judge Glen Harrison presided over the cases.
Speedy Rudolfo Zambrano, with attorney Tom Rees, Jr., pled guilty to possession of marijuana, a state jail felony.
Zambrano was arrested on Aug. 22, 2010, when local authorities found a large marijuana plant growing in his yard.
A joint-effort investigation between the Roscoe Police Department and the Nolan County Sheriff's Office, resulted in the arrest of then 19-year-old Zambrano. NCSO Criminal Investigator Tim Blount received information from a confidential source about the marijuana plant growing in the back yard at 302 Bois D'Arc in Roscoe. After the meeting, Blount and Roscoe Police Chief Felix Pantoja performed surveillance and were able to get photos of the plant. Judge Gary Harger signed the search warrant the night before and members of the Nolan County Sheriff's Office and Roscoe Police Department executed it around 8:40 a.m., the morning of Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010.
Officers were able to recover the marijuana plant, which was over five feet in height, a small quantity of marijuana from inside the house and drug paraphernalia.
For his plea Zambrano received two years of community supervision. He will also have to pay a $2,000 fine, $309 in court costs and $140 in restitution to the Texas Department of Public Safety Crime Laboratory. He will also have to serve 120 hours of community service.
Michael Leroy Rice with attorney Zollie Steakley, pled guilty to sexual performance by a child under 14 years of age, a first degree felony. For his plea, Rice received six years of community supervision with a $3,000 fine, He will also have to pay $743 in court costs and serve 360 hours of community service.
Marvin Jackson, with attorney Peter Lopez, pled guilty to driving while intoxicated, a third degree felony. Jackson was sentenced to nine years confinement in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. He had been previously convicted of driving while intoxicated on Aug. 23, 2005 and Sept. 14, 2001, both in Nolan County. Jackson will have to pay a $500 fine, $484 in court costs, $500 in attorney's fees and $160 to the Texas Department of Public Safety Crime Laboratory. His driver's license will be suspended for one year and he will receive 112 days credit for time already served in jail.
Dequion Quimain Carrington, with attorney Andrea Jackson, pled guilty to continuous violence against the family (twice within 12 months), a third degree felony. For his plea, Carrington received seven years confinement in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, probated for five years. He will also have to pay a $1,000 fine, $309 in court costs and $500 in attorney's fees. He will also have to serve 160 hours of community service and shall enter the Terry County Court Residential Treatment Center as a condition of his community supervision.
Leopoldo Martinez Vera, with attorney Jefferey Allen, pled guilty to possession of a controlled substance, namely cocaine, a state jail felony. Vera received two years of community supervision for his plea. He will also have to pay a fine of $1,500, $384 in court costs, $500 in attorney's fees and $140 to the Texas Department of Public Safety Crime Laboratory. He will also have to serve 120 hours of community service.
Nancy Amber Burns, with attorney Robert McCool, pled guilty to two offenses including endangering a child and evading arrest with a vehicle, both state jail felonies. For her pleas, Burns received two years confinement in the State Jail Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, probated to five years. Her terms are to run concurrently. For each count, Burns will also have to pay a $500 fine and $309 in court costs and serve 120 hours of community service. She will also have to serve 180 days of up-front jail time as a condition of her community supervision.
Troy Alan Stills, with attorney, Andrea Jackson, pled guilty to driving while intoxicated, a third degree felony. For his plea, Stills received six years confinement in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, probated for four years. He will also have to pay a fine of $2,000, $470 in court costs and $500 in attorney's fees. He will also have to serve 30 days of up-front jail time at the Nolan County Jail and have his driver's license suspended for one year. He will also have to serve 160 hours of community service.
Ventura Salgado, with attorney Kenneth L. Maxwell, Jr., pled guilty to driving while intoxicated, a third degree felony. For his plea, Salgado received six years confinement in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, probated for three years. He will also have to pay a fine of $1,500 and $470 in court costs. Salgado will also have to serve 160 hours of community service and 15 days of mandatory jail time. His driver's license will be suspended for one year.

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FIGURES!!

March 21, 2012 by pmaxy12 (not verified), 2 years 39 weeks ago
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SAME OLD THING!!!

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