A Brownwood man received two stacked sentences totaling 65 years for possession of a controlled substance and arson after taking a plea deal Monday in the Brown County Court at Law.
Judge Sam Moss approved the plea bargain negotiated between prosecutor Elisha Bird and defense attorney John Lee Blagg and sentenced Acey Glenn Sliger, 41, to 60 years for possession of a controlled substance in a drug free zone.
Sliger also pleaded guilty to arson that occurred May 27, 2018 in the 2700 block of West Main Boulevard. As part of the plea bargain, Moss sentenced Sliger to a consecutive five-year term in that case. The sentence was stacked because of the drug free zone enhancement in the drug case, it was announced in court.
The state will not proceed on two additional unindicted cases, Bird announced in court.
Sliger was accused by indictment of possessing more than 4 grams and less than 200 grams of methamphetamine in February 2018. The drug-free zone enhancement was added because the offense occurred within 1,000 feet of the Boys and Girls Club. Sliger was also indicted as a repeat offender and habitual offender.
Sliger was one of five people arrested after lawmen served a narcotics search and arrest warrant at a home in the 1900 block of Fourth Street in Brownwood. Officers seized 67 grams of liquid and crystal methamphetamine, sheriff’s officials said earlier.
In other recent sentencings, according to District Attorney Micheal Murray’s office:
Gabriel Rivera pleaded guilty to endangering a child and was sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Jeannie Rebecca Monk pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance drug free zone and was sentenced to four years in prison.
Debra Lynette Lennon, AKA Debra Lynette Blankenship, pleaded guilty to theft over $1,500 under $30,000 and was sentenced to 15 months in state jail.
Richard Albert Nicholls pleaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance and was found guilty by a jury, and was sentenced to 10 yeas in prison.
Johnny Scaff pleaded guilty to evading arrest and was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Scaff pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to 24 months in state jail.
Dustin Wayne Lindley pleaded guilty to evading arrest and was sentenced to eight years in prison.
David Ernest Tucknott, on probation for continuous violence against the family and aggravated assault, was sentenced to seven years in prison. Tucknott pleaded guilty to unauthorized use of a vehicle and was sentenced to six months in state jail.
Christina Moreno pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and was sentenced to five years in prison.