In the early morning hours of Sunday, October 29, 2023, 24-year-old Maurece Stotts of Grand Prairie was arrested by Irving police. Stotts was booked into the Irving Jail around 4:14 am and faces multiple charges.
The most serious charge Stotts faces is deadly conduct discharge, a third degree felony. Deadly conduct discharge is a criminal offense in Texas that involves recklessly engaging in conduct that places another person in imminent danger of serious bodily injury. It typically involves the discharge of a firearm toward one or more individuals or into a home, building, or vehicle. A third degree felony in Texas, punishable by 2-10 years in prison and fines up to $10,000.
We reached out to the Irving Police Department for more information on the circumstances surrounding Stotts' arrest and the deadly conduct discharge charge, but have not received a response.
He has also been charged with evading arrest with a vehicle, unlawful carrying of a weapon, possession of marijuana less than 2 ounces, and possession of drug paraphernalia and contraband in a correctional facility.
Stotts also had outstanding warrants from the Carrollton and Grand Prairie police departments related to previous charges of speeding and driving without a license.
Stotts is currently being held on bonds totaling $2,500.