Three jailed after guilty pleas

December 13, 2012

Nicholas Thompson

Three were jailed and four were given community supervision this week after guilty pleas were made to Judge David Hall during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings. District Attorney Ann Reed and Assistant District Attorney Barrett Thomas prosecuted the cases.
Nicholas James Thompson pled guilty to possession of a controlled substance, namely methamphetamine, a second degree felony. Thompson possessed more than one gram, but less than four grams of the substance on March 3, 2012. For his plea, Thompson received 15 years confinement in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. He will have to pay a $500 fine, $343 in court costs, $500 in attorney's fees and $140 in restitution to the Texas Department of Public Safety Crime Laboratory in Abilene. He will receive 281 days credit towards his sentence for time already served in jail.
Keenan Alan Rook pled guilty to unauthorized use of a vehicle, a state jail felony. For his plea, Rook received 15 months confinement in the State Jail Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. He will have to pay a $500 fine, $343 in court costs and $500 in attorney's fees. He will receive 187 days credit towards his sentence for time already served in jail.
Michael James Guillow pled guilty to possession of a controlled substance, namely heroin, a state jail felony. Guillow possessed less than one gram of the substance on Dec. 24, 2007. For his plea, Guillow received nine months confinement in the State Jail Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. He will have to pay a $3,000 fine, $418 in court costs, $500 in attorney's fees and $140 in restitution to the Texas Department of Public Safety Crime Laboratory in Abilene. He will receive 189 days credit towards his sentence for time already served in jail.
Xavier Rene Limones pled guilty to engaging in organized criminal activity, a first degree felony. The charge stems from an incident on Jan. 6, 2012, in which 400 grams or more of methamphetamine were possessed with the intent to deliver. For his plea, Limones received seven years confinement in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, probated for four years. He will also have to pay a $3,000 fine, $418 in court costs and $500 in attorney's fees. He will also have to serve 360 hours of community service.
Limones also pled guilty to another charge of engaging in organized criminal activity, a third degree felony on Dec. 16, 2011, stemming from a burglary of a habitation. For his plea, Limones received seven years confinement in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, probated for four years. He will not have to pay a fine, but will pay $343 in court costs. In addition to the court fee, he will have to pay restitution to the following: $1,870 to Malcolm Kill, $953.18 to Kenny Landfried, $3,232.42 to Jimmy Scott, $1,570 to James Fullwood, $2,030 to Eric Robinson and $2,115 to Ronald Williams, which totals $11,770.60.
Limones will also have to serve 160 hours of community service. The defendant shall enter the 38th Judicial District Community Corrections Facility in Uvalde through community supervision.
Dalton James Dauel pled guilty to engaging in organized criminal activity, a first degree felony. The charge stems from an incident on Jan. 6, 2012, in which 400 grams or more of methamphetamine were possessed with the intent to deliver. For his plea, Dauel received seven years confinement in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, probated for four years. He will also have to pay a $3,000 fine and $418 in court costs. He will also have to serve 360 hours of community service.
Dauel also pled guilty to another charge of engaging in organized criminal activity, a third degree felony on Dec. 16, 2011, stemming from a burglary of a habitation. For his plea, Dauel received seven years confinement in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, probated for four years. He will not have to pay a fine, but will pay $343 in court costs. In addition to the court fee, he will have to pay restitution to the following: $1,870 to Malcolm Kill, $953.18 to Kenny Landfried, $3,232.42 to Jimmy Scott, $1,570 to James Fullwood, $2,030 to Eric Robinson and $2,115 to Ronald Williams, which totals $11,770.60.
Dauel will also have to serve 160 hours of community service.
Ricky Dean Ward pled guilty to possession of a controlled substance, namely methamphetamine, the lesser included offense of possession with intent to deliver the substance, a first degree felony. Ward possessed 400 grams or more of methamphetamine on March 16, 2010. For his plea, Ward received 10 years of community supervision. He will also have to pay a $10,000 fine, $418 in court costs and $140 in restitution to the Texas Department of Public Safety Crime Laboratory in Abilene. Ward will also have to serve 360 hours of community service.
Betty Maurine Smith pled guilty to possession of a controlled substance, namely methamphetamine, the lesser included offense of possession with intent to deliver the substance, a first degree felony. Smith possessed 400 grams or more of methamphetamine on March 16, 2010. For her plea, Smith received 10 years of community supervision. She will also have to pay a $10,000 fine, $418 in court costs and $140 in restitution to the Texas Department of Public Safety Crime Laboratory in Abilene. Smith will also have to serve 360 hours of community service.

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