Thursday, February 18, 2010

Waco Man Hoping for Probation Gets 20 Years in Prison After Oversleeping Court Date

You can't make this stuff up folks.

So long as the defendant showed up to his sentencing hearing, the State was going to recommend 8 years probation and a $500 fine for his plea of guilty to burglary of a habitation, but if he failed to show, his prior plea would simply be considered and open plea to the court. The defendant overslept and the judge sentenced him to 20 years in prison (he'll be eligible for parole in 5).

See the entire article HERE.