An Ardmore man charged in April 2018 with a felony count of failure to register as a sex offender in Carter County pled guilty Wednesday as part of a plea bargain.
Alex Glenn Smith, 57, was previously ordered to register as a sex offender after conviction for lewd or indecent proposals to a child in Tarrant County, Texas.
Court records show Smith signed the Uniform Plea of Guilty Summary of Facts Form 13.10 on June 20, 2018, in which he agreed to the guilty plea for being in Carter County at a residence for more than three days without notifying law enforcement of the change in address. According to the same document, the plea agreement offered Smith a proposed sentence of five years with all but 180 days suspended, to be served in the Carter County Detention Center with credit for time served. The plea also includes $500 in fines plus costs.
The court minutes filed on June 20 also stipulate that Smith continue to be required to register as a sex offender and that he may not own or possess a firearm.
Smith was formally sentenced Wednesday. Court records confirm the entrance of the guilty plea as to the charge of failure to register as a sex offender and the sentence as agreed through the plea bargain with the District Attorney’s office.
In addition to the $500 fine, Smith is ordered to pay $356.50 in court costs, $35 to the revolving fund and $100 to the victim’s compensation assessment. Smith is further ordered to report to the district attorney’s office for supervision for two years and to pay an additional $40 supervision fee to that office.
Smith is subject to other rules and conditions of probation, including a requirement to notify the DA’s office of any change in address or employment, visits by the DA’s office as well as drug tests as ordered by the DA’s office. Smith is also ordered not to consume alcohol or any narcotics or other illegal drugs.