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