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On Monday, March 18, 2019, six pleas took place at the Carson County Courthouse.

Luke Inman, the District Attorney for the 100th Judicial District, along with Assistant District Attorney Harley Caudle, prosecuted the cases for the State of Texas, with the Honorable Judge Stuart Messer presiding.

Daniel Alejandro Orduno pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for 10 years for the first degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance in penalty group one, methamphetamine.

Orduno, 24 from Tucson, Ariz., was arrested in Carson County by Texas DPS Trooper Richard Pacheco on Feb. 15, 2018. Orduno pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on June 18, 2018.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Orduno is also required to pay a fine of $10,000 to Carson County, $400 in attorney fees, $336 in court costs, $180 in drug lab restitution, a $500 out-of-state probation transfer fee and successfully complete 400 hours of community service. If Orduno violates probation, he could face up to 99 years or life in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

James Chad Box pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for four years for the third degree felony offense of engaging in organized criminal activity.

Box, 42 from White Deer, was arrested in Carson County by White Deer Marshall Darrell Luster on Jan. 17, 2019. Box pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 18, 2019.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Box is also required to pay a fine of $500 to Carson County, $350 in attorney fees, $400 in restitution, $276 in court costs and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Box violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

Anthony Curry Pendleton pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for four years for the third degree felony offense of engaging in organized criminal activity.

Pendleton, 31 from Amarillo, was arrested in Carson County by Luster on Jan. 17, 2019. Pendleton pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 18, 2019.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Pendleton is also required to pay a fine of $500 to Carson County, $350 in attorney fees, $400 in restitution, $276 in court costs and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Pendleton violates probation, he could face up to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

Michael Russell Mason pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for three years for the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance in penalty group two, tetrahydrocannabinol.

Mason, 21 from Oklahoma City, was arrested in Carson County by DPS Trooper Garry Bullard on Feb. 6, 2019. Mason pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on March 1, 2019.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Mason is also required to pay a fine of $2,500 to Carson County, $300 in attorney fees, $336 in court costs, $180 in drug lab restitution, a $500 out-of-state probation transfer fee and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Mason violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

Warren Alexander Radosti was placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for a period of two years for the Class A misdemeanor offense of unlawful use of a criminal instrument.

Radosti, 26 from Jacksonville, Fla., was arrested in Carson County by DPS Trooper Danny Nunez on June 9, 2018. Radosti was indicted by the Carson County Grand Jury on Oct. 26, 2018.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Radosti was required to pay an upfront fine of $4,000 to Carson County, $276 in court costs and complete 100 hours of community service. If Radosti violates probation, he could face up to one year in the Carson County Jail.

Isaac Flores Trejo pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for a period of five years for the second degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance in penalty group one, methamphetamine.

Trejo, 25 from Phoenix, was arrested by in Carson County by DPS Trooper Darrin Bridges on Dec. 16, 2018. Trejo pleaded to an information filed by the State on Feb. 13, 2019.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Trejo is required to pay a $500 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $180 lab restitution, $400 in attorney’s fees, successfully complete 300 hours of community service and pay a $500 out-of-state probation transfer fee. If Trejo violates probation, he could face up to 20 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.