Panola County Criminal District Attorney Press Release

Local Woman Sentenced to 20 Years In Prison

According to Panola County Criminal District Attorney Danny Buck Davidson on Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 Irish Shuntay Ware, 35 years of age of Carthage appeared before 123rd District Court Judge Leann Rafferty for sentencing on a Motion filed by the Prosecution to Adjudicate a Deferred Sentence previously granted her in a Robbery Case (2017-C-0021). Judge Rafferty sentenced Ware to serve a term of (20) twenty years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Institutional Division. This is the maximum sentence allowed by law. Evidence presented at the hearing showed that Ms. Ware had (16) sixteen prior felony convictions and (22) twenty-two misdemeanor convictions. She had also been criminally trespassed from (30) thirty locations between 2007 and 2019. The case was prosecuted by Rick McPherson, Assistant Criminal District Attorney.