May 1

William Lester Seelye of McKinney was convicted of theft of property May 1, in the 219th District Court of Collin County. Seelye was sentenced to 99 years in state prison and fined $10,000 for stealing money from investors in oil and gas exploration projects. In August, Seelye was sentenced to 10 years each on convictions for money laundering and securities fraud in related cases. Those sentences will run concurrently.