It was a busy day for the 249th District Court on Oct. 14. in Somervell County. Out of the 26 offenders who were scheduled to appear before Judge Wayne Bridewell, 11 pleaded guilty, five pleaded not guilty and two were rescheduled for the next case docket. The offenders who pleaded not guilty will proceed to trial, with four others, in approximately 30 days.
Clifton Fred Bise pleaded guilty to eight counts of criminal offenses, which included four burglary of a habitation charges, one charge of engaging in criminal activity and three counts of theft of firearms. Bise agreed to serve five years in the state penitentiary, 10 years probation after his release and was ordered to pay more than $8,000 in restitution. His sentence will be served concurrently with a charge out of another county. He will also be required to pay a $1,000 fine and will receive credit for seven days served.
Helen Lodonna Wood pleaded guilty to fraudulent use/possession of identifying information. Wood will serve one year in state jail, with 77 days credit. Her sentence will be served concurrently with a sentence out of Titus County.
Juan Gabriel Huerta pleaded guilty to a driving while intoxicated, third or more offense. Huerta’s state jail time of 10 years was suspended and he will instead serve 120 days in county jail on a work-release program and will be on probation for eight years. An Interlock system will be placed on his vehicle and he was ordered to pay a $1,000 fine.
Kyle Dean Mitchell pleaded guilty to burglary of a habitation and will serve nine years in a Texas Department of Criminal Justice facility and 20 months in a state jail with 78 days credit.
John Russell Patty pleaded guilty to a driving while intoxicated and will serve 90 days in the county jail. Patty will be placed on probation for 10 years, receive an Interlock system on his vehicle and pay a $400 fine.
Richard Gregory Wade pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance, less than one gram, and will serve one year in a state jail. He will receive a credit of 65 days for time served.
Joel Martinez pleaded guilty to a driving while intoxicated charge, third or more offense, and will serve 120 days in the county jail on a work-release program. He will be placed on probation for 10 years, receive an Interlock system on his vehicle and pay a $1,000 fine. Martinez was also informed that he could possibly get deported or an applied citizenship could be denied because of the charge.
Alexis Campos Gonzales pleaded true to violating his probation for the theft of a vehicle. His probation was revoked and he will serve 60 days in county jail, with a credit of 44 days served.
Jacob Brian Borrow pleaded guilty to a burglary of a building. He will serve five years probation and a two-year state jail sentence will be suspended. Barrow will also pay a fine of $750 and restitution of $3,400.
Sandra Joyce Nickell pleaded guilty to hindering the apprehension or prosecution of a known felon. She will serve five years deferred adjudication probation and pay a $100 fine. Due to a disability, Nickell’s community service was waived. She will be required to pay $20 per month in probation fees.
Brandon Wayne Ivie pleaded guilty to the burglary of a building and will serve 180 days in county jail. His charge was dropped to a Class A misdemeanor, which is still a conviction for a state jail felony, but allows him to serve time in the county jail. Ivie received credit for 133 days served.