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District court hears five pleas in local cases

Five Donley County cases were among 37 pleas heard with the District Court met Thursday, December 1, 2016, in Childress.

District Attorney Luke Inman, assisted by Greg Buckley, prosecuted the cases for the State of Texas, with the Honorable Judge Stuart Messer presiding.

Daniel Cecilio Ramos was convicted for the third degree felony offense of escape and sentenced to four years in the Institutional Division of TDCJ.

Ramos, 28 from Spring, was arrested in Donley County for the offense that took place on August 20, 2016, by Donley County Deputy Sonny Marasco. Ramos was indicted by a Donley County Grand Jury on October 3, 2016.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Ramos is required to pay $488 in court costs.

Jeffrey Lynn Franklin, 46 from Grand Prairie, pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate and was sentenced to five years in the Institutional Division of TDCJ for the third degree felony offense of criminal attempt of sexual assault.

On January 27, 2014 Franklin originally pleaded to the charges from the October 7, 2013 offense in Donley County.  The State filed the motion to adjudicate on September 29, 2016, alleging 11 violations of community supervision.

Franklin is also required to pay $599 in court costs to Donley County and a $1,000 fine.

Crystal Lily Estrada was placed on probation for a period of three years for the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance.  Estrada pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Estrada, 21 from Colorado Springs, Colo., was arrested in Donley County for the offense that took place on January 11, 2016, by DPS Trooper Justin Dillman. Estrada pleaded to an information filed by the State on July 28, 2016.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Estrada is required to pay $458 in court costs, $180 drug lab restitution, a $2,500 fine, successfully complete 100 hours of community service, and a $500 probation transfer fee. If Estrada violates probation, she could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

Sean Patrick McIntire was placed on probation for a period of three years for the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance.  McIntire pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

McIntire, 29 from Lone Oak, was arrested in Donley County for the offense that took place on November 17, 2016, by DPS Trooper Justin Dillman. McIntire pleaded to an information filed by the State.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, McIntire is required to pay $458 in court costs, $180 drug lab restitution, a $2,500 fine, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service.

If McIntire violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

Claudia Aracely Vique was placed on probation for a period of four years for the second degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance.  Vique pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Vique, 29 from Freeport, was arrested in Donley County for the offense that took place on July 21, 2016, by DPS Trooper Justin Dillman. Vique pleaded to an information filed by the State on October 21, 2016.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Vique is required to pay a $4,000 fine, $458 in court costs, $180 drug lab restitution, and successfully complete 300 hours of community service.

If Vique violates probation, she could face up to 20 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

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