Waco man pleads guilty, sentenced for HIV assaults
UPDATED: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 10:22pm
Waco, Texas — A Waco man has received 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to having sex with three teens and infecting two of them with HIV.
Dennis Germaine Nobles pleaded guilty Monday to habitual aggravated assault and three charges of assault family violence with a prior habitual conviction. Nobles received 40 years in prison on each count. He also pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual assault of a child, habitual, and one count of habitual aggravated assault, for which he received 40 years in prison. Each of the sentences are set to run concurrent.
"Dennis Germaine Nobles is a violent criminal with an extensive history of assaults against women and law enforcement. This 40 year sentence will ensure our community is safe from this predator for a very long time," said Gabrielle Massey, Assistant District Attorney of McLennan County.
Nobles was arrested after investigation revealed he had sex with a 17-year-old girl and a 16-year-old girl at the Robinson Drive Garden Apartments in 2010. The 17-year-old girl contracted the HIV virus, but the 16-year-old girl did not. Nobles also reportedly had sex with a 19-year-old man who later tested positive for HIV.