Ex County Judge Pleads Guilty to Marijuana Possession

A former judge in Guadalupe County faces probation after he pleaded guilty to possessing marijuana.

Michael Thomas Wiggins has to serve six months of deferred adjudication probation. He also has to pay a $1,000 fine and complete 40 hours of mandatory community service for his misdemeanor crime.

Wiggins stepped down from his position in April of last year. His decision came two months after he was arrested in College Station. Authorities had found rolling papers and a small bag of marijuana in his hotel room. An employee of the establishment alerted security after smelling the drug.

The defendant said that he suffered from pain in his foot and had used the marijuana to help him sleep better.

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