Drug Dealer Gets 12 Years as 2 Child Predators Put on Probation
SAN ANGELO, TX -- A San Angelo man was sentenced to 12 years in prison Wednesday for felony manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance but not before asking the judge for a few extra days to get his affairs in order.
50-year-old Ray Lynn Perkins went before District Judge Brad Goodwin facing 5 to 99 years in prison for the felony drug charge. He was indicted for possessing between four and 200 grams of a controlled substance. Perkins through his attorney asked the judge for a few days to transfer the deed to a piece of property from his father’s name into his name so he would have a place to live when the gets out of prison.
The District Attorney’s office offered Perkins a plea deal that would send him to prison for 12 years if he pleaded guilty and accepted the offer Wednesday. Assistant District Attorney Stuart Holden told the judge the offer would be taken off the table of Perkins didn’t accept it during the hearing. Judge Goodwin ordered Perkins and his attorney to discuss the offer in a separate room while he continued hearing cases.
When the judge finished hearing the other cases, Perkins and his attorney returned to court. Perkins accepted the plea deal and was sentenced to 12 years in prison. He was handcuffed and taken to jail from the courtroom.
Also Wednesday, 18-year-old Anthonie Jay Bray was offered a plea deal by the District Attorney’s office. Bray was indicted for improper photo/video in a bathroom or dressing room. He allegedly made a recording of a special needs student and posted it on social media. In exchange for a guilty plea, Bray was placed on deferred adjudication probation for three years and fined $500. If he successfully completes the probation, the charge will be dismissed.
Nicholas David Ojeda, 20, was indicted for indecency with a child by sexual contact and had a plea hearing Wednesday. The charge is a felony punishable by two to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000. The District Attorney’s office offered Ojeda seven years deferred adjudication probation in exchange for a guilty plea. He was also fined $1,000. The charge will be dismissed if he successfully completes the probation.