Hilltop Unit

Address 1500 State School, Gatesville, TX 76598
Unit Type Prison
Inmates 545
Top Crimes
1. BURGLARY OF HABITATION 84
2. POSS CS PG 1 >=1G<4G 75
3. AGG ROBBERY 75
4. MAN DEL CS PG 1 >=4G<200G 72
5. ENGAGE IN ORGANIZED CRIMINAL ACTIVITY 58
6. POSS CS PG 1 >=4G<200G 47
7. DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED 3RD OR MORE 42
8. ROBBERY 42
9. FORGERY FINANCIAL INSTRUMENT 39
10. MAN DEL CS PG 1 >=1G<4G 31
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The crime descriptions listed below are based on the NCIC crime code that was entered for each offense. These descriptions may not accurately describe the offense that was committed.

Name Age Home County Entered On Main Crime Crime Location Term
Ashley Ervin 25 Harris 3/25/2008 CAPITAL MURDER Harris Life Without Parole
Rene Taylor 63 Dallas 10/21/1981 MURDER W/DEADLY WEAPON Dallas Life
Melissa Besch Tullos 39 Bexar 8/18/2000 MURDER Bexar Life
Jeanette Harvey 66 Titus 11/21/1995 MURDER W/DEADLY WPN Titus Life
Lori Ann Jones 41 Harris 10/30/2001 INJURY TO A CHILD Harris Life
Marsha Joann Burnett 34 Bowie 11/4/2013 CAPITAL MURDER Bowie Life
Erin Michelle Caffey 22 Rains 1/29/2009 MURDER Rains Life
Rebecca Lynn Wilson 44 Trinity 9/17/2001 AGG SEX ASLT CHILD Trinity Life
Guadalupe Zuniga Cortez 47 Bee 2/4/2009 CAPITAL MURDER Bee Life
Patricia Hopes 58 Jackson 1/17/1995 AGG ASSLT Jackson 99 years
Rhonda Jane Kanouse 49 Montgomery 8/7/1996 MURDER Montgomery 60 years
Arlene Williams 53 Harris 12/31/2009 MURDER W/DEAD WPN Harris 60 years
Ashlee Allynn Dwigans 21 Harris 5/26/2009 MURDER Harris 50 years
Trina Lavatte Moore 50 Dallas 2/6/1996 MURDER Dallas 50 years
Shannon Lawhon Butcher 44 Smith 2/24/2010 POSS CONT SUB W/I DEL Smith 50 years
Michelle Ann Thompson 44 Marion 12/15/2007 AGG SEXUAL ASLT McLennan 50 years
Shy Anne Belser 50 Fort Bend 12/17/2013 MURDER San Augustine 50 years
Sygourney Nicole Grajeda 21 Deaf Smith 7/19/2010 MURDER Deaf Smith 45 years
Sharon Annette Copeland 53 Harris 1/18/2000 MURDER Montgomery 45 years
Hazel Tolliver 33 Bexar 11/24/2009 INJURY TO CHILD Bexar 45 years
Sharon Hill 49 Walker 10/10/2008 DELIVERY C/S Walker 45 years
Victoria Correa 18 Harris 5/14/2013 AGG ROBBERY Harris 40 years
Brenda Kay Schmitz 49 Palo Pinto 3/8/2011 DEL CS 4-200G METH Hood 40 years
Tara Yvette Poche 44 Fort Bend 12/24/2011 ARSON Fort Bend 40 years
Kassie Antoinette Wilson 31 Harris 11/12/2002 AGG ROBBERY San Jacinto 40 years
Shirley Jean Jefferson 51 Harris 8/26/1997 MURDER Harris 40 years
Cecilia Cerda 19 Dallas 8/8/2013 AGG ROBBERY ELDERLY PERSON Dallas 40 years
Tasha Anne Kersey 30 Wharton 1/11/2006 MURDER Wharton 40 years
Samantha Lee 38 Tom Green 6/7/2012 POSS CS WID COCAINE 4-200G Tom Green 37 years
Arlene Shalonie Prince 34 El Paso 6/5/2001 MURDER El Paso 36 years