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A Lamesa man is heading to the pentitentiary after a jury in 106th District Court found him guilty here Wednesday on a first-degree charge of aggravated assault. That jury assessed 31-year-old Juan Jose Torres with a 15-year prison sentence and a $5,000 fine. Torres will receive credit on that sentence for about 11 months already spent in custody. Judge Reed Filley also ordered Torres to pay $2,000 in restitution to the victim of his crime, along with normal court costs and attorney fees of several hundred dollars. Torres had been indicted last year on the charge he hit Lamesa resident Marshall Lee Lauderdale with ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

P.O. Box 710
Lamesa, TX 79331