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18-year term for sex assault of five-year-old

CAMERON—A 25-year-old Fairfield man received an 18-year prison term last week from 20th District Judge John Youngblood after making an open plea to the court on a lesser charge of sexual assault of a child.

Michael O’Neal Crenshaw had been arrested Sept. 20, 2009, by Rockdale police on a charge of aggravated sexual assault of a child after an investigation by police and Milam County Child Protective Services.

Police said the victim was a five-year-old girl.

Prosecutor Kerry Spears listed other case dispositions during the past week as follows:

• Juan Carlos Rangel, 48, Cameron, pleaded guilty to DWI-third or more offense, five-year prison term.

• Clinton Caskey Watson, 30, Kosse, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance (less than one gram), eight-month state jail term, $140 restitution.

• Courtney Michelle Coleman, 33, Rockdale, pleaded guilty to injury to a child by omission, four years deferred adjudication, parenting and first aid classes, have no contact with Curtis Russell.

• Torrin Alexander Glick, 21, Austin, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance (less than one gram), four years deferred adjudication, substance abuse evaluation/recommended treatment, not go where alcoholic beverages are sold or attend an event such a Nocturnal Fest, $1,500 fine, $140 restitution.

• John Sorenson, 19, Houston, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance (less than one gram), four years deferred adjudication, substance abuse evaluation/ recommended treatment, not go where alcoholic beverages are sold or attend an event such a Nocturnal Fest, $1,500 fine, $140 restitution.

• Humberto DeLeon Sr. 46, Rockdale, pleaded guilty to probation violation (original charge, indecency with a child), 42-month prison term.

• Jason Wells, 25, Grand Prairie, pleaded guilty to attempted possession of a controlled substance ( less than one gram), 10 years deferred adjudication, substance abuse evaluation/ recommended treatment, complete drug education class, $1,500 fine, $140 restitution. (Nocturnal Fest case).


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