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Wellington – On Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, four pleas took place which resulted in one conviction and three deferred adjudications.

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

A total of $8,000 in fines was assessed as a result of the pleas that took place on Feb. 4. In addition to the fines, the defendants were required to pay a total of $1,433.50 in court costs and $280 in restitution.

1. Tony Edward Clawson was convicted and sentenced to 18 years in the Institutional Division of Texas Department of Criminal Justice for the second degree felony offense of burglary of a habitation.

Clawson, 48-year-old resident of Shamrock, was arrested in Collingsworth County for the offense that took place Sept. 15, 2013 by Collingsworth County Chief Deputy Kent Riley. Clawson was indicted by a Collingsworth County Grand Jury on Nov. 15, 2013.

“This was an excellent investigation conducted by Deputy Riley who was able to recover some of the stolen property that was taken from the victims,” said Inman.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Clawson is required to pay $376 in court costs.

2. Jose Alberto Cadena was placed on probation for a period of six years for the second degree felony offense of burglary of a habitation. Cadena pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Cadena, 35-year-old resident of Childress, was arrested in Childress County for the offense that took place July 7, 2013 by Childress Police Officer Brandon Freeze. Cadena was indicted by a Childress County Grand Jury on Dec. 11, 2013.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Cadena is required to pay a $2,000 fine to Childress County, $385.50 in court costs, and successfully complete 200 hours of community service. If Cadena violates probation, he could face up to 20 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

3. Stacy Peck was placed on probation for a period of five years for the second degree felony offense of possession of marihuana. Peck pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Peck, 44-year-old resident of Oklahoma City, was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Dec. 16, 2013 by Officer Danny Dawson. Peck pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on Jan. 31, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Peck is required to pay a $1,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $140 restitution, and complete 300 hours of community service. If Peck violates probation, she could face up to 20 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

4. Derrell Wayne Boren was placed on probation for a period of five years for the second degree felony offense of possession of marihuana. Boren pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Boren, 57-year-old resident of Amarillo, was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Dec. 16, 2013 by Dawson and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on Jan. 31, 2014.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Boren is required to pay a $5,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $140 restitution, and complete 300 hours of community service. If Boren violates probation, he could face up to 20 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.