8 years ago

Clarendon, Donley County, Texas June 25, 2012

Clarendon – On Monday, June 25, 2012, five pleas took place which resulted in convictions.

Luke Inman, the District Attorney for the 100th Judicial District, assisted by Greg Buckley, prosecuted the cases for the State of Texas with the Honorable Judge Stuart Messer presiding.

A total of $2,750 in fines was assessed as a result of the pleas that took place on June 25. In addition to the fines, the defendants were required to pay a total of $2,256 in court costs and $3,500 restitution.

1. Rex Hazelwood Marshall IV pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate Guilt of Defendant and was convicted and sentenced to eight years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

On April 11, 2011, Marshall, 21-year-old resident of Clarendon, originally pleaded guilty to the second degree felony offense of Aggravated Assault that occurred on Sept. 14, 2009, in Donley County.

The State filed the motion to adjudicate on April 23, 2012, alleging eight violations of community supervision.

Marshall pleaded true to violations contained in the State’s motion and was sentenced to eight years in the TDCJ. Marshall is also required to pay $473 in court costs to Donley County and a $250 fine.

Marshall was also convicted and sentenced to eight years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for the second degree felony offense of Burglary of a Habitation that occurred in Donley County on March 9, 2012. Marshal is required to pay $473 in court costs.

2. Charles Lee Carabajal was convicted for the third degree felony offense of Driving While Intoxicated 3rd or more. Carabajal pleaded guilty for the offenses that took place on May 25, 2012 and was sentenced to five years in the Institutional Division of Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

Carabajal, 43-year-old resident of Amarillo, pleaded guilty to a complaint and information filed by the State on June 22, 2012 after being arrested by DPS Trooper Kellan Roberts.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Carabajal is required to pay $558 in court costs to Donley County.

3. Robert Lee DeLaCruz pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate Guilt of Defendant and was convicted and sentenced to 22 months in the State Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

On Jan. 10, 2011, DeLaCruz, 20-year-old resident of Lubbock, originally pleaded guilty to the state jail felony offense of Theft that occurred on May 23, 2010, in Hall County.

The State filed the motion to adjudicate on April 28, 2011, alleging two violations of community supervision.

DeLaCruz pleaded true to violations contained in the State’s motion and was sentenced to 22 months in the TDCJ. DeLaCruz is also required to pay $376 in court costs to Hall County, $3500 restitution, and a $500 fine.

4. Jeffery Lynn Miller pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate Guilt of Defendant and was convicted and sentenced to nine years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

On Oct. 11, 2011, Miller, 26-year-old resident of Memphis, originally pleaded guilty to the second degree felony offense of Assault Family Violence Enhanced that occurred on September 10, 2011, in Hall County.

The State filed the motion to adjudicate on May 25, 2012, alleging nine violations of community supervision.

Miller pleaded true to violations contained in the State’s motion and was sentenced to nine years in the TDCJ. Miller is also required to pay $376 in court costs to Hall County and a $2,000 fine.