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402nd District Court Action

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Eleven sentenced in recent court action
The following felons were recently sentenced by Judge Tim Boswell of the 402nd District Court of Wood County.
· Joe Bart Cole of Quitman entered a plea of true on October 8th in a community supervision revocation with regard to possession of a controlled substance, penalty group 1, one gram or more, less than four grams with intent to deliver. Cole was sentenced to four years in prison along with a fine in the amount of $960 plus court costs.
· Nathan Bryan Evans of Yantis entered a plea of true on October 8th in a community supervision (probation) revocation with regard to forgery. Evans was sentenced to 12 months in jail plus a fine of $940 plus court costs.
· Nancy Betty Lou Busbee of Alba entered a plea of true on October 9th in a community supervision (probation) revocation hearing with regard to possession of a controlled substance, penalty group 1, four grams or more, less than 200 grams. Busbee was sentenced to 10 years in prison.
· John Dee Strange of Mineola entered a plea of true on October 9th in a community supervision (probation) revocation hearing with regard to bail jumping and failure to appear. Strange was sentenced to five years in prison plus court costs.
· Strange also entered a plea of true on the same date in a community supervision (probation) hearing with regard to burglary of a habitation with the intent to commit assault. Strange was sentenced to five years in prison plus court costs.
· Dustin Fielden of Yantis entered a plea of true on October 9th in a community supervision (probation) revocation hearing with regard to a burglary of a habitation. Fielden was sentenced to eight years in prison plus an $780 fine plus court costs.
· George Logan Jacobs of Seagoville, Texas, entered a plea of true on Sept. 25th in a community supervision (probation) revocation hearing with regard to the unauthorized use of a vehicle with prior felony convictions. Jacobs was sentenced to five years in prison along with a fine in the amount of $1,875 plus court costs.
On September 14th, the following cases were heard:
· Lisa A. Stone of Kaufman, Texas, entered a plea of true in a community supervision (probation) revocation hearing with regard to theft, $1,500 or more, less than $20,000. Stone was sentenced to nine months in jail along with a fine in the amount of $1,000 plus court costs.
· Vicki Lynn Lauersdorf of Yantis pled guilt to fraud. Lauersdorf was sentenced to four years in prison along with a $1,000 fine. Mandy Nichole Walker of Winnsboro entered a plea of true in a community supervision (probation) revocation with regard to possession of a controlled substance, penalty group 3, less than 28 grams with intent to deliver. Walker was sentenced to eight months in jail plus a fine of $1,500. Brandi Leigh Love of Mineola pled guilty to possession of a controlled substance, penalty group 1, less than one gram. Love was sentenced to 15 months in jail. Charles Lamar Howard of Lindale pled guilty to driving while intoxicated, third offense or more (enhanced). Howard was sentenced to seven years in prison along with a $5,000 fine plus court costs.All these cases were prosecuted by Wood County Criminal District Attorney Jim Wheeler.
 

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