Thursday (June 25, 2015) morning in the District Courtroom of the Hopkins County Courthouse, 8th Judicial District began making its way through a 42 case docket. Most of the docket involved pretrial actions. However, Judge Eddie Northcutt did hand down a few decisions during the day. He had also handed down six decisions on Wednesday. Cases heard and set Thursday afternoon are not included here but will be reported in an update to this story. Decisions made Thursday morning include:
Rachael Ruth Garza Anderson was sentenced to two years confinement probated with five years on probation for driving while intoxicated with a child less than 15 years of age.
Joshua Lee Alexander received a 4 years deferred probation for possession of a controlled substance less than one gram.
Ashley Rachelle Stidham received three years deferred probation for possession of manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance over four grams and under 400 grams.
On Wednesday (June 24, 2015) in 8th Judicial District Court, Brandon Lee Patton pled guilty to two counts of possession of a controlled substance, less than 4 grams and was sentenced to 7 years probated sentence for each count.
Patricia Ann Clark McLeroy pled guilty to possession of a prohibited substance in a correctional facility and was sentenced to two years in a correctional facility.
Tony Dewayne Thomas received 5 years in the Texas Department of Corrections for abandon endangerment of a child in imminent danger and for possession of a controlled substance over 4 grams and under 200 grams with intent to deliver.
Raymond Bruce Aaron received five years in the Texas Department of Corrections for possession of a controlled substance over four grams and under 200 grams, a second degree felony.
Lauren Leighann Duckworth received a nine years deferred sentence for possession a controlled substance of over one gram with intent to deliver.
Ashley Elaine Horton received a three year deferred sentence for fraud use and possession of identifying information over 10 items and less than 50, a second degree felony.