Two enter pleas
Two pleas were entered to Judge Glen Harrison during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings on Monday.J. Santos Beltran pled true to a motion to revoke probation charge. Beltran was originally on probation for a May 13, 2009 arrest for possession of marijuana in a usable quantity of five pounds or less, but more than four ounces, a state jail felony. Beltran's date of conviction was Aug. 13, 2009. Beltran received 10 months confinement in the State Jail Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, a $500 fine, $370 in court costs and $1,000 in attorney's fees.Joe Leija, Jr. pled not true to a motion to revoke probation charge. Leija was originally charged with failure to register as a sex offender, a third degree felony and was put on probation on April 18, 2011. Leija was ordered to register as a sex offender upon release from prison and also received five years confinement in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, $2,500 fine, $743 in court costs and $1,000 in attorney's fees. He will receive 54 days credit towards his sentence for time already served in jail.