ECTOR COUNTY FELONY DISPOSITIONS May 21, 2018

The following is a list of felony dispositions from the Ector County District Clerk’s Office. Listed attorneys do not necessarily represent who was involved when the case was disposed.

ASSAULT

  • Kody Dale Brown, 30, pleaded guilty May 10 to assault by strangulation (family violence) and was sentenced to three years probation and deferred adjudication. Judge John Smith approved the deal. Michael McLeaish was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.
  • Dustin Dale Dyson, 24, was sentenced to seven years in prison in an order adjudicating guilt May 14 on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Judge Stacy Trotter approved the deal. Marc Chastain was the defense attorney and Julie Prentiss was the prosecutor.

BURGLARY

  • Edgar Ramirez, 24, was sentenced to four years in prison in an order adjudicating guilt May 14 on a charge of burglary of a habitation. Trotter approved the deal. Robert Garcia was the defense attorney and Prentiss was the prosecutor.

DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED

  • Gilbert Blea, 57, pleaded guilty May 8 to driving while intoxicated, third or more, and had his probation revoked. Blea was sentenced to eight years in prison. Judge Denn Whalen approved the deal. Paul Williams was the defense attorney and Leonard Bruce was the prosecutor.
  • Leticia Lujan, 52, pleaded guilty May 10 to driving while intoxicated, third or more, and was sentenced to five years probation. Smith approved the deal. Jason Schoel was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.
  • Daniel Vasquez Jr., 35, pleaded guilty May 10 to driving while intoxicated, third or more, and was sentenced to three years probation. Smith approved the deal. Schoel was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.
  • Albino Barraza, 37, pleaded guilty May 11 to driving while intoxicated, third or more, and was sentenced to five years in prison. Judge James Rush approved the deal. Robert Garcia was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.
  • Leonardo Montes Grajeda, 61, pleaded guilty May 14 to driving while intoxicated, third or more, and was sentenced to five years probation. Trotter approved the deal. Robert Garcia was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.

ESCAPE

  • Hiram James Demler, 29, pleaded guilty May 10 to escape while arrested or confined and was sentenced to four years in prison. Demler also had charges of unauthorized use of a vehicle and evading arrest with a vehicle dismissed. Smith approved the deal. Kevin Acker was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.

EVADING ARREST

  • Christopher Ray Hall, 43, pleaded guilty May 11 to evading arrest with a vehicle and was sentenced to three years in prison. Rush approved the deal. Tony Chavez was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.
  • Cedric Tywon Vester, 22, was sentenced to four years in prison and 12 months in state jail, respectively, in an order adjudicating guilt May 11 on charges of evading arrest and possession of a controlled substance (marijuana). Vester also pleaded guilty to another charge of evading arrest with a previous conviction. Rush approved the deal. Chastain was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.
  • Jonathan Pete Fuentes, 26, pleaded guilty May 14 to evading arrest with a vehicle and had his probation revoked. Fuentes was sentenced to three years in prison. Trotter approved the deal. Don Fletcher was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.
  • Adrian Lozano, 19, was sentenced to four years in prison and 12 months in state jail, respectively, in an order adjudicating guilt May 14 on charges of evading arrest with a vehicle and unauthorized use of a vehicle. Trotter approved the deal. Prentiss was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.
  • Jacob Ryan Garza, 21, pleaded guilty May 15 to evading arrest with a vehicle and was sentenced to four years in prison. Whalen approved the deal. Matt Thomas was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.

FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH REGISTRATION

  • Luis Jose Aguilar, 35, pleaded guilty May 16 to failure to comply with registration requirements and was sentenced to two years in prison. Whalen approved the deal. Bob Garcia was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.

INJURY TO CHILD

  • Jason Lewis Fazenbaker, 34, pleaded guilty May 11 to injury to a child (family violence) and was sentenced to 180 days in state jail. Trotter approved the deal. Tony Chavez was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.

MANUFACTURE/DELIVERY OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE

  • Yonelys Ruiz Casas, 42, pleaded guilty May 16 to manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance, four grams or more but less than 200 grams, and was sentenced to 10 years probation and deferred adjudication. Trotter approved the deal. Acker was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.

POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE

  • Mark Blade Antillo, 20, pleaded guilty May 10 to possession of a controlled substance, four grams or more but less than 400 grams, and was sentenced to four years probation and deferred adjudication. Smith approved the deal. Tony Chavez was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.
  • Christopher James Bowlin, 21, pleaded guilty May 11 to possession of a controlled substance, one gram or more but less than four grams, and was sentenced to four years probation and deferred adjudication. Trotter approved the deal. Tony Chavez was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.
  • Kayla Sweazy, 31, pleaded guilty May 11 to possession of a controlled substance, less than one gram, and was sentenced to two years probation and deferred adjudication. Smith approved the deal. Bret Mansur was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.
  • Iyan Vazquez Matamoro, 32, pleaded guilty May 14 to possession of a controlled substance, less than one gram, and was sentenced to two years probation and deferred adjudication. Trotter approved the deal. Robert Garcia was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.
  • Samuel Ceballos, 47, pleaded guilty May 16 to possession of a controlled substance, less than one gram, and was sentenced to two years probation and deferred adjudication. Ceballos also had a charge of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence with intent to impair dismissed. Whalen approved the deal. McLeaish was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.
  • Christopher Lee Hart, 26, pleaded guilty May 16 to possession of a controlled substance, less than one gram, and was sentenced to six months in state jail. Whalen approved the deal. Acker was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.
  • Glenn Leslie Knapp, 56, pleaded guilty May 16 to possessio
    n of a controlled substance, less than one gram, and was sentenced to two years in prison. Whalen approved the deal. Justin Low was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.
  • Jason Armendariz Lara, 39, pleaded guilty May 16 to possession of a controlled substance, less than one gram, and was sentenced to nine months in state jail. Trotter approved the deal. BJ Brown was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.

ROBBERY

  • Matthew Scott Head, 31, pleaded guilty May 11 to robbery, unauthorized use of a vehicle, evading arrest with a previous conviction and prohibited substance or item in a correctional or civil commitment facility and was sentenced to eight years probation and five years probation, respectively, on those charges. Rush approved the deal. Tony Chavez and Adrian Chavez were the defense attorneys. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.

SEXUAL ASSAULT OF CHILD

  • Jose Alfredo Molinar, 23, was sentenced to 10 years in prison in an order adjudicating guilt May 14 on a charge of aggravated sexual assault of a child. Trotter approved the deal. Mansur was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.

THEFT

  • Anthony Jacob Ard, 23, had charges of theft of property and credit card or debit card abuse dismissed May 10 as part of a plea agreement when he pleaded guilty to charges in another case. Rush presided. Jason Leach was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.
  • Rocky Enriquez Gonzales, 33, pleaded guilty May 16 to theft of property, $2,500 or more but less than $30,000, and was sentenced to three years probation and deferred adjudication. Whalen approved the deal. Acker was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF FIREARM

  • John Walter Bates Jr., 42, was convicted guilty by a jury May 10 for unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon and was sentenced to four years probation. Rush approved the deal. Adrian Chavez was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.

VIOLATION OF MOTOR FUEL TAX

  • Juan Arturo Cruz Leyva, 47, pleaded guilty May 11 to violation of motor fuel tax requirements and was sentenced to four years probation and deferred adjudication. Cruz Leyva also had a charge of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence dismissed May 11 as part of the deal. Rush approved the deal. Robert Garcia was the defense attorney. The prosecuting attorney was not listed.