By Tracy R. Mesler
MONTAGUE – After being arrested on at least nine separate occasions over a 12 months period for a variety of charges, primarily drug related, William Sam Deardeuff, 38, of Nocona entered a guilty plea to one count of manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance Penalty Group 1 greater than 4 but less than 200 grams.
He plea was among 14 pleas entered by 13 defendants before 97th District Court Judge Jack McGaughey on Monday.
Deardeuff was sentenced to 8 years in the state prison.
Read more about felon pleas in this week’s edition of The Nocona News.