Guilty plea expected

A second local man, charged with armed robbery in connection with a reported hold-up and shooting at a Greenville residence in June, is expected to enter a guilty plea today.

A second local man, charged with armed robbery in connection with a reported hold-up and shooting at a Greenville residence in June, is expected to enter a guilty plea today.

The Hunt County grand jury issued indictments in September, naming Rickey Dylan Arizmendi, 20, and Terry Wayne Bishop Jr., 33, both of Greenville. Each individual received one indictment for aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon and were alleged to have used a gun to shoot a male victim while in the course of committing a robbery on June 17.

Bishop is scheduled to enter a plea during a hearing today in the 354th District Court. Bishop originally pleaded not guilty during an arraignment hearing in the court on Sept. 30.

Arizmendi pleaded guilty during a Nov. 7 hearing and was sentenced to 12 years and six months in the Texas Department of Corrections-Institutional Division.

The Greenville Police Department reported a shooting occurred in the 1200 block of Pollard Street, where one man sustained two non-life threatening gunshot wounds at a residence at around 9 p.m. on the night of the incident.

Bishop also received an indictment for evading arrest.

Hunt County Sheriff’s deputies attempted to serve a warrant on Bishop at around 1:50 p.m. July 1 in the 1100 block of Walworth Street in Greenville and observed three subjects in the back yard of the residence. As the officers stopped, Bishop fled into the neighborhood.

As the deputes conducted their search, Precinct 1 Constable Terry Jones arrived on scene to assist and subsequently located Bishop hiding under some bushes.

Aggravated robbery is a first degree felony, punishable upon conviction by a maximum sentence of up to life in prison.

The evading arrest charge carried a maximum sentence upon conviction of up to two years in state jail.

Bishop was being held in the Hunt County Detention Center Monday in lieu of a total of $70,000 bond.

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