On March 9, 2018, 55-year-old Paula Sinclair was sentenced to 35 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Institutional Division (TDCJ – ID) after entering a plea of guilty on four first-degree felony charges for Injury to a Child-Causing Serious Bodily Injury.
Judge Chad Bridges sentenced Sierra Renee Davis to 6 years in prison on January 4, 2018 for Arson. The 23-year-old Richmond woman pled guilty to setting fire to an apartment complex last November and asked the Court to determine her punishment.
A jury convicted Jorge Alberto Perez of felony Misapplication of Fiduciary Property on January 12, 2018, after which Judge Kenneth S. Cannata sentenced him to a probation Perez agreed to with prosecutors. The 36-year-old Houston man was caught after his employer’s internal audit discovered a shortage of prescription drugs in 2009-2010.
Osa Alohaneke was sentenced to 40 years in prison on January 22, 2018 after a jury convicted him of Murder just days earlier. The 59-year-old Nigerian man was charged with stabbing and killing Evelyne Epiepang in her Southwest Houston home in 2015.
On December 8, 2017, 46-year-old Christopher Shane Artz of College Station was sentenced to life in prison for the offense of Continuous Sexual Assault of a Young Child. Due to the nature of the offense, he is not eligible for parole.
A Fort Bend County jury convicted Pamela Sue Kahlden of Harassment on November 29, 2017. Judge Ronald Cohen then sentenced to her to serve 30 days in jail as a condition of her probation. The 50-year-old Sugar Land resident was charged with the crime after making repeated phone calls to her ex-husband’s girlfriend in 2015.