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Eight draw terms in 20th District Court

CAMERON—Eight persons were sentenced last week in 20th District Court of Milam County, according to Prosecutor Kerry Spears.

She listed case dispositions as follows:

• Larry Morris Sandles Jr., 40, Rockdale, pleaded guilty to evading arrest with a motor vehicle, two-year state jail term.

Sandles also pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance (less than one gram) and drew a second two-year state jail term, $140 restitution.

• Jose Cruz Rodriguez-Casas, 37, Cameron, pleaded guilty to indecency with a child, two-year prison term, $140 parole restitution.

• Matthew Aaron Taylor, 19, Rockdale, pleaded guilty to a lesser included Class A misdemeanor offense, criminal mischief ($500 to $1,500), two years deferred adjudication probation, $500 restitution, with co-defendant.

• Matthew Joseph Rowan, 20, Milano, pleaded guilty to a lesser included Class A misdemeanor offense, criminal mischief ($500 to $1,500), two years deferred adjudication probation, $500 restitution, with co-defendant.

• Adam Apollo Alderman, 32, Milano, pleaded true to violating probation conditions on an original conviction of assault/family violence, enhanced, five-year prison term.

• Thomas Ray Hobbs, 42, Rockdale, pleaded guilty to possession of controlled substance (less than one gram), 20-month state jail term, $140 restitution. He also pleaded guilty to debit card abuse and drew a 20-month state jail term plus $2,986.05 restitution.

• Tevin Jarod Gates, 21, Arkansas, pleaded true to violating probation conditions on an original conviction of burglary of a building, probation revoked, sentenced to 14-month state jail term.

• Clinton Lee Barnett, 47, Granger, pleaded guilty to a lesser, included Class A misdemeanor offense, criminal trespass, two years deferred adjudication probation, complete theft aversion class, $1,000 fine.


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