A man charged with burglary of a building and burglary of a habitation pleaded guilty, along with eight others, Monday in the 266th Judicial District Court.

Sergio Lopez Puentes was sentenced to 12 months in a state jail facility for burglary of a building and three years in prison for burglary of a habitation after pleading guilty to both charges.

In May, Erath County sheriff’s deputies sought help from the public in locating and identifying Puentes, who used the street name “Tovar.”

Puentes was suspected of being involved in a string of burglaries at various locations across the county. He allegedly threatened his victims with bodily harm if the crimes were reported and also claimed to be affiliated with a local gang.

Stephenville police arrested Puentes after he and an accomplice burglarized a residence on Kaylock Street, stealing several pieces of jewelry and rifle ammunition.

Puentes, who is an illegal immigrant, also faces deportation.

Other defendants who struck plea deals include:

• Michael Dustin Wright, five years prison for violating probation in a burglary of a habitation charge.

• Toby Lee Mickle Jr., 10 years deferred adjudication probation and $1,500 fine for burglary of a habitation.

• Rosemary Lee Brinegar, 10 years prison, probated for six, $1,500 fine and 300 hours of community service for driving while intoxicated (3rd or more offense).

• Stephen Frank Quintero, two years jail, probated for five, $1,000 fine and 300 hours of community service for driving while intoxicated (with a child passenger).

• Heather Leann Rasberry, two years jail, probated for five, $1,500 fine, one-year driver’s license suspension and 300 hours of community service for driving while intoxicated (with a child passenger).

• Weldon Lee McMillian, nine years prison for theft ($1,500 or more but less than $20,000, enhanced).

• Cory Dale Lawson, 10 years prison, probated for seven, two-year driver’s license suspension for driving while intoxicated (third or more offense).

• Benjamin Brock Ary, 10 years prison, probated for six, $1,500 fine and 300 hours of community service for driving while intoxicated (3rd or more offense).