Two enter guilty pleas
Two entered pleas during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings this week.Kenneth Ray Acorn Jr. pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance, namely cocaine, a second degree felony. Court documents state that Acorn knowingly possessed more than four grams, but less than 200 grams of the controlled substance on May 22, 2012. For his plea, Acorn received 10 years confinement in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, probated for 10 years. He was also ordered to pay a fine of $2,000, $418 in court costs and $280 in restitution to the Texas Department of Public Safety Crime Laboratory in Abilene. He will also have to serve 240 hours of community service.Thomas Rin Sims pleaded guilty to possession of a possession of a controlled substance, namely methamphetamine, a state jail felony. For his plea, Sims received two years confinement in the State Jail Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, probated for three years. He was also ordered to pay a fine of $1,500, $423 in court costs and $500 in attorney's fees. He will also have to serve 120 hours of community service.