Assault, Fabricating Evidence and Possession Seen in Sentencings
The Lee County District Court saw three people sentenced on Tuesday, October 25: one for assault, one for tampering with or fabricating evidence and a third for possession of a controlled substance.
Matthew Keith Chrisner, 22 of Lexington, was given two years probation. He was sentenced for possession of a controlled substance – phencyclindine, less than one gram. The Judge ordered him to pay a total of $1,488 in fees, fines and court costs and to perform 100 hours of community service restitution. Chrisner was also ordered to successfully complete the intermediate sanctions facility program as a condition of his probation.
Adrian Lewis James, 42 of Giddings, had his original sentence for assault causing bodily injury – family violence with one prior conviction – revoked and was sentenced to spend two and one half years confined in a Texas Department of Criminal Justice jail facility. In addition to fees, fines and court costs originally ordered, the Judge assessed an additional $400 for his court appointed attorney’s fees on the revocation matters.
Derrick Anthony Masin, 22 of Killeen, was given two years probation for tampering with or fabricating physical evidence. He was ordered to pay $1,288 in fees, fines and court costs and ordered to forfeit $2,123 of U.S. currency. He was also ordered to perform 100 hours of community service restitution.