Seven enter guilty pleas in court

December 20, 2010

Nolan County Courthouse

Seven guilty pleas were entered in the 32nd Judicial Court before Judge Glen Harrison this past week.
Billy John Rosas pled guilty to possession of a controlled substance, namely cocaine. The offense, categorized as a third degree felony, occurred on March 28, 2010.
Under the law, punishment should range not more than 10 years or less than two years imprisonment in the penitentiary. An optional fine not to exceed $10,000 is also allowed.
In exchange for his plea of guilty, Rosas received a recommended 10 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, to be probated for five years. He also received a $1,000 fine and is responsible for $384 in court costs, $140 restitution to the Texas Department of Public Safety Crime Lab and $500 in attorney fees. He is also required to complete 160 hours of community service.
Calandra Antionette pled guilty to a class A misdemeanor of family violence assault, the lesser included offense of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
The recommended punishment is imprisonment in a jail facility, not to exceed one year and an optional fine not to exceed $4,000.
For a plea of guilty, Antionette received one year confinement in the Nolan County Jail, probated for one year. Antionette is also responsible for a $1,000 fine, $309 in court costs and a $500 attorney fee. As part of the plea agreement, she is also responsible for completing 120 hours of community service.
Roosevelt Hutson, Jr. also entered a plea of guilty on the charge of burglary of a building, a state jail felony. The offense occurred on April 13, 2009.
In exchange for the plea of guilty, Hutson received two years confinement in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice system, which will be probated for two years. He is also responsible for a $500 fine, $559 in court costs, $1,500 restitution to Jimmy Clark of Sweetwater and $500 in attorney's fees. To complete the plea agreement, Hutson must also complete 120 hours of community service.
Mark Edward Abbe entered a plea of guilty to a second degree felony which occurred on Oct. 17, 2009; burglary of a habitation.
The second degree felony is punishable with any term not to exceed 20 years or less than two years in a penitentiary and an optional fine not to exceed $10,000.
In exchange for his plea of guilty, Abbe received confinement in TDCJ for four years, with a $1,000 fine. He is also responsible for $309 in court costs and $500 in attorney's fees. He enters into the agreement with 278 days of time served.
Willie Earl Roddy pled guilty to possession of a controlled substance, namely cocaine. The offense, which took place on July 1, 2008, is classified as a state jail felony, which is punishable for any term not to exceed two years or than 180 day of imprisonment. It also can include a fine, not to exceed $10,000.
In exchange for his plea of guilty, Roddy received two years in the state jail division of TDCJ, probated for three years. No fine was given, but he will be responsible for $384 in court costs, $140 in restitution and $500 in attorney fees. As part of the agreement, he must also complete 120 hours of community service.
William Keith Myers pled guilty to securing execution of a document by deception; a state jail felony, on Feb. 28, 2007.
This offense is punishable by any term in a state jail division, not exceeding more than two years or less than 180 days. An additional fine, not to exceed $10,000 can also be included.
For his plea of guilty Myers received a sentence deferring further proceedings without entering an adjudication of guilty, pursuant to Article 42.12 Sec. 5a in the Code of Criminal Procedure as amended. Myers will be placed on community supervision for four years and be responsible for a $1,500 fine. He will also be responsible for $309 in court costs, $12, 745.12 in restitution to the Texas Department of Human Services and a $500 attorney fee. He is also responsible for completing 120 hours of community service.
Skylar Kent also entered his plea of guilty to a second degree felony; possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, namely methamphetamine.
This offense is punishable with a term not to exceed 20 years or less than two years, in a penitentiary and an optional fine not to exceed $10,000.
For his plea of guilty, concerning the offense which occurred on March 24, 2010, he received eight years confinement in TDCJ. The sentence will be probated for eight years and he is responsible for a $1,000 fine. As part of the agreement, he is also responsible for $384 in court costs, $140 in restitution, $500 in attorney fees and the completion of 360 hours of community service. He is also required to join the Teen Challenge Program, in Midland, Texas.

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