Sentencing Tuesday in intoxication assault case

Quinlan – Sentencing is set for today in an intoxication assault case. Israel Perez Gutierrez, of Quinlan, entered an open plea of guilty to the charge in October. An open plea means no potential sentence in the case had been offered or arranged. Gutierrez was alleged to have been driving while intoxicated in August, 2006 and struck another vehicle. The victim in the crash was hospitalized with injuries for more than three weeks. Gutierrez could face from two to 20 years in prison and an optional fine of up to $10,000.

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