A 286th District Court Jury has returned a guilty verdict against 57 year old Eddie Lee Blair of Levelland. He was convicted of the lesser charge, a misdemeanor charge of assault. He was sentenced to 225 days in jail and fined $3500. It was noted that he has served most of his time in jail as he has been incarcerated since his arrest on March 26, 2016.
Blair was being tried for assault family violence causing breathing difficulty against a family member.