Judge Parish sentences 13 felons
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
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115th District Judge Lauren Parish sentenced 13 persons for felony offenses between Feb. 25 and Thursday, said Upshur County District Attorney Billy Byrd's office.

Details were as follows, the office reported:

James Mitchell Roland, Jr., 45, of Big Sandy, was placed on five years "deferred adjudication" probation Thursday upon pleading guilty to possession of less than one gram of methamphetamine. The Upshur County Sheriff's Office investigated the April 30, 2013 crime.

No final conviction appears on the records of defendants who receive deferred adjudication if they successfully complete such probation. Some terms of Roland's probation include 400 hours of community service, a $1,500 fine, and $160 restitution to the victim.

Asst. Dist. Atty. Natalie Miller represented the state at sentencing. Longview attorney Scott Novy represented Roland.

Cary Buckner Fant, III, 63, of Marshall, drew three concurrent 10-year prison terms Feb. 25 upon pleading guilty to three counts of possession of four grams or more, but less than 200 grams, of methamphetamine.

The Texas Dept. of Public Safety investigated the April 9, 2013 offenses. Ms. Miller and Bass handled the sentencing.

Demarcus Spratling, 29, of Longview, drew 20 months in state jail for possession of less than one gram of methamphetamine Feb. 25 when his probation for that charge was revoked.

He admitted violating probation for the Sept. 24, 2011 offense, which the Sheriff's Office investigated. Byrd represented the state in the revocation; Gilmer attorney Dwight Brannon represented Spratling.

Robert Earl Richardson, 32, of Longview, received one year in state jail Feb. 25 for evading arrest with vehicle when his probation on that charge was revoked. He too admitted violating probation for his Dec. 10, 2009 crime, which East Mountain police probed.

Byrd represented the state. Longview attorney Thomas Tibiletti represented Richardson.

Shae Everett Asbury, 23, of Ore City, drew 15 months in state jail for burglary of a building when his probation for that offense was revoked Feb. 25. He also admitted violating terms of probation for the July 8, 2008 offense, which Ore City police investigated.

Byrd represented the state; Gilmer attorney Brandon Winn represented Asbury..

Wayne Allen Thornburgh, 23, of Gilmer, drew six years in prison Feb. 25 for assault against public servant when his probation for that offense was revoked. He admitted violating terms of probation for the Oct. 26, 2007 crime investigated by Ore City police.

Ms. Miller and Bass handled the revocation.

Donald Wayne Moore, 38, of Tyler, drew six months in county jail Feb. 25 upon pleading guilty to "attempt impersonating public servant." Moore, who turned 38 the day before his sentencing, committed the crime Aug. 24, 2013, and Big Sandy police investigated it.

Ms. Miller represented the state. Longview attorney John Moore represented Donald Moore.

Christopher Lantz Bird, 29, of Hallsville, was placed on 10 years deferred adjudication probation Feb. 25 upon pleading guilty to possession of a controlled substance--four grams or more but less than 200 grams of methamphetamine.

Some terms of his probation for the June 22, 2013 offense include remaining in jail until a bed opens in a substance abuse treatment facility, 800 hours of community service, and a $2,000 fine.

The Sheriff's Office investigated the case. Ms. Miller and Bass handled the sentencing.

Morris Wayne Fregia, 48, of Ore City, was put on 10 years deferred adjudication probation Feb. 25 upon pleading guilty to burglary of habitation.

Some probation terms for the April 16, 2013 offense include a $2,000 fine and 400 hours of community service. The Sheriff's Office investigated the case; Byrd and Bass handled the sentencing.

Carol Ann Cato, 39, of Ore City, was placed on five years deferred adjudication probation Feb. 25 upon pleading guilty to possession of less than one gram of methamphetamine.

Some terms of probation for the Aug. 19, 2013 offense, which the Sheriff's Office probed, include 400 hours of community service and a $1,500 fine.

Asst. Dist. Atty. A. Camille Henson represented the state. Bass represented Ms. Cato.

Chad Steven Ivey, 43, of Hallsville, received 10 years in prison Feb. 25 upon pleading guilty to driving while intoxicated--subsequent offense--repeat offender. The crime, investigated by the DPS, occurred Oct. 8, 2013.

Byrd represented the state. Attorney Rick Berry represented Ivey.

Chris Paul Chamberlain, 55, of Gilmer, drew five years in prison Thursday for driving while intoxicated--subsequent offense when his probation for that was revoked. He admitted violating probation for the Feb. 28, 2007 offense, investigated by the DPS.

Ms. Miller and Gilmer attorney Matthew Patton handled the sentencing.

Quincy Joe Goodson, 28, of Gilmer, was placed on four years regular probation of a 10-year prison term Thursday upon pleading guilty to "assault family violence--occlusion."

Some terms of probation for the July 9, 2012 crime include a $1,000 fine, 300 hours of community service, and no contact with the victim.

Gilmer police investigated the case. Byrd and Novy handled the sentencing.

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