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2012-02-09 / Front Page

Giddings and Lexington Defendants Sentenced

Five people from Giddings, and one from Lexington, were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on Thursday, February 2, with the Honorable Reva Towslee-Corbett presiding.

Christian Hernandez, 17 of the Texas Youth Commission State School in Giddings, was sentenced on two counts, the first for assault against a public servant and the second for aggravated assault against a public servant with a deadly weapon. In the first case, Hernandez was sentenced to five years confinement in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice state jail facility and he was fined $788 for court costs, and fees. In the second, he was sentenced to serve a concurrent sentence of five years confinement in the TDCJ and ordered to pay an additional $ 400 for his court appointed attorney.

Derrick Lamon Canada, 34 of Giddings, was sentenced on two counts, the first for assault – family violence, and the second for evading arrest or detention with previous conviction. Canada saw his original sentence revoked and he was ordered to spend one year confinement in the Lee County Law Enforcement Center. He was ordered to pay all previously assessed costs plus $400 for a court appointed attorney. This sentence will run concurrent with his second charge, where he was sentenced to one year’s confinement in the LCLEC and he was ordered to pay $788 in court costs and fees.

Sharolyn Dyanne McNeil, 52 of Giddings, was also sentenced on two counts, the first for forgery by passing against an elderly individual, and the second for theft of $1,500 to $20,000. She was sentenced to 365 days confinement in the LCLEC and was ordered to pay $788 in court costs and fees. This sentence will run concurrent with her second sentence of 180 days confinement in the TDCJ state jail facility. Her original sentence for theft was revoked and she was also assessed an additional $400 for her court appointed attorney on revocation matters.

Rosendo M. Villanueva, 45 of Giddings, was sentenced for forgery. Villanueva was sentenced to 90 days in the LCLEC and ordered to pay $788 in court costs and fees.

Lucio Mireles Segundo, Jr., 25 of Giddings, was sentenced for possession of a controlled substance – cocaine, less than 1 gram. He was given two years probation and ordered to pay $1,338 in fines, court costs, fees and restitution. He was also ordered to enter and complete a drug offender education program.

Sheryl Ann Lester, 63 of Lexington, was sentenced to five years probation for injury to a disabled individual. She was also ordered to pay $1,788 in fines, court costs, and fees. As part of her sentence, she is not allowed to apply for a nursing license and she may not work with patients that require hands-on care.

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