Burglar is sentenced to 20 years

Updated: 6:56 pm, Tue Nov 22, 2011.

Bob Thaxton, Seguin Gazette

SEGUIN - A 47-year-old man has been sentenced to a 20-year term in state prison after pleading guilty to burglary of a home in Guadalupe County.

Allen Keith Briney of San Antonio was indicted April 1 on a charge of burglary of a habitation in a break-in that occurred on Nov. 3, 2010 and involved the theft of electronics, firearms and baseball cards.

Briney accepted a plea agreement, and District Judge Dwight Peschel on Nov. 15 assessed punishment of a 20-year term in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. The sentence was made concurrent with a burglary case pending in Gonzales County.

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