Following his guilty plea Thursday afternoon in Eighth Judicial District Court, Gary Curtis George received a seven (7) years deferred probation for online solicitation of a minor for sex. George had been indicted June 22nd for the charge.
George was a Lakes Regional MHMR case worker who stated in his Linkedin account that he worked with a case load of 50 young people who struggle with ADHD. He noted he had been employed at Lakes Regional since June 2011. Educated with a Bachelors and Master’s Degree from Liberty University, a Christian university founded in 1971 by Rev. Dr. Jerry Falwell whose son is now President of the University, George, of Greenville, was arrested by Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County law enforcement for solicitation of a minor in April of this year. George was arrested at Coleman Park when he thought he was meeting a 15-year old female instead of a 30-something officer. He had in his possession a vibrator which was intended as a gift to the minor. According to officers, he made a full confession of his online activity of solicitation. Prior to being a case worker for Lakes Regional MHMR, he was Principal at Mineral Heights Christian Academy in Greenville from December 2006 until November 2007. The Academy closed in 2012 according to their website.
In other action by the court, Denver Jacques Fenders will serve three (3) years in TDCJ for tampering/fabricate physical evidence with intent to impair.
Those placed on probation by the court following pleas of guilty or true:
- Bart Hoppenrays, 5 years probation for enticing a child with intent of pornography
- Beverly Jean Gibson, 10 years deferred probation for possession of a controlled substance
- Adam Gregory Lindauer, 10 years deferred probation for burglary of a habitation
- Kerry Wayne Coker 10 year state jail felony probated for manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance
- Shaunin Elizabeth Maynard, 2 years state jail felony probated for 5 years for forgery and possession of a firearm by a felon
- Stuart Duane Flint, 2 years state jail felony probated for 4 years for possession of a controlled substance