CALDWELL MAN SENTENCED FOR WASHINGTON CO. THEFT

A Caldwell man could spend the next three years in jail after his conviction on charges of stealing oilfield equipment.

Jarvis Burns (Washington Co. Jail mugshot)

Jarvis Burns
(Washington Co. Jail mugshot)

36-year old Jarvis DeShawn Burns was sentenced Tuesday in district court by Judge Reva Towslee Corbett to the three-year sentence for sealing over $75,000 worth of drilling equipment from a site in rural Washington County.

Burns was also ordered to pay over $20,500 in restitution.

Towslee also sentenced Burns to nearly a year in jail for two other convictions: Theft between 1500-and-20,000 dollars and Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Also in 21st District Court:

76-year old John Henry Mitchamore and 68-year old Ann Mitchamore  were placed on six years probation for a charge of Injury to an Elderly Person.

30-year old Melchor Cavazos of Houston was sentenced to three years in state prison for felony Possession of a Controlled Substance.

34-year old Bradley Daniel Burden was sentenced to 127 days in jail for one charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance.  He was placed on five years probation for another felony Possession of a Controlled Substance.  Burden was also fined $1500 and ordered to perform 160 hours of community service.

And, 54-year old James Edward Lockett was sentenced to 99-days in jail on a charge of Burglary of a Building.