Jimmy Dane Bishop, 58, of Winters

Jimmy Dane Bishop, 58, of Winters, was sentenced to 4 years of deferred adjudication in two felony cases involving motor fuel tax fraud. Bishop admitted to the allegations contained in the indictments, which included that he using dyed diesel in a motor vehicle on a public highway, made and delivered false tax reports to the Comptroller, failed to remit motor fuel tax funds, and made and delivered to the Comptroller reports required to be made by law which contained false information. Bishop was ordered to pay a $5,000 fine and perform 160 hours of community service. The cases, filed as cause numbers D1DC-900075 and -76, were prosecuted in Travis County.

*Originally published at http://www.window.state.tx.us/about/cid/case_news.html