At least three people were convicted in district court this week on felony offenses, according to the district attorney’s office.
Larry Tyrone Goodson entered pleas of guilty to a July 5, 2020 third or more driving while intoxicated offense charge and a June 7, 2021 bail jumping and failure to appear charge Aug. 17 in the 8th Judicial District Court, as prearranged. The 50-year-old’s case was reset for a sentencing hearing before the court at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 13, 2021.
Goodson has remained in Hopkins County jail since his arrest June 7, 2021, on warrants for bond forfeiture on the third or more DWI charge and bond forfeiture on the bail jumping/failure to appear charge.
As previously arranged, Chun Zachary Lambert of The Colony entered a plea of guilty to fraudulent use or possession of 5-10 items of identifying information on Aug. 17, 2021, in district court. He acknowledged his guilt in five other cases, and pursuant to a 12.45 agreement, the unlawful possession of a firearm, theft of a firearm, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and possession of less than1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance charges were dismissed.
The 43-year-old’s case was reset for sentencing before the court at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 29, 2021. All six of the offenses according to court reports, were alleged to have occurred on Jan. 13, 2021.
Kathy Denise Johnson was jailed Aug. 18, 2021, after being sentenced to serve a three-year commitment in Texas Department of Criminal Justice for a possession of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance.
The 53-year-old Sulphur Springs woman has two recent jail stays on her record: from March 16-19, 2021, for having less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance in a drug-free zone and June 11-Aug. 12, 2021, for having less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance.