8 years ago

Clarendon – On Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, four pleas took place which in two convictions and two 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 $11,500 in fines was assessed as a result of the pleas that took place on Oct. 7. In addition to the fines, the defendants were required to pay a total of $1,834 in court costs and $420 in restitution.

1. Jacob Israel Brashears, a 22-year-old resident of Amarillo, pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Revoke and was convicted and sentenced to six years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

On May 6, 2011, Brashears originally pleaded guilty to the third degree felony offense of injury to a child that occurred on Oct. 31, 2009, in Donley County.

The State filed the motion to revoke on Jan. 31, 2012, alleging five violations of community supervision.

Brashears pleaded true to all of the violations contained in the State’s motion and was sentenced to six years. Brashears is also required to pay $599 in court costs to Donley County and a $3,000 fine.

2. Carolyn Sue Daniel was placed on probation for a period of four years for the second degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Daniel pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Daniel, 40-year-old resident of Greenville, Ky., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Sept. 6, 2013 by DPS Trooper Max Honesto. Daniel pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on Oct. 3, 2013.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Daniel is required to pay a $4,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $140 restitution and successfully complete 300 hours of community service. If Daniel violates probation, she could face up to 20 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

3. Timothy Allen Meunier was placed on probation for a period of four years for the second degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Meunier pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Meunier, 51-year-old resident of Siloam Springs, Ark., was arrested in Carson County for the offense that took place Sept. 7, 2013 by DPS Trooper Danny Nunez, and pleaded guilty to an information filed by the State on Oct. 3, 2013.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Meunier is required to pay a $4,000 fine to Carson County, $336 in court costs, $140 restitution, and successfully complete 300 hours of community service. If Meunier violates probation, he could face up to 20 years in the Institutional Division of the TDCJ.

4. Jason David Herbert was convicted for the third degree felony offense of driving while intoxicated 3rd or more. Herbert pleaded guilty for the offense that took place on March 29, 2013 and was sentenced to ten years in the Institutional Division of TDCJ, but the sentence was probated for a period of three years.

Herbert, 37-year-old resident of Clarendon, was arrested by DPS Trooper Kellan Roberts and was indicted by a Donley County Grand Jury on June 4, 2013.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Herbert is required to pay $563 in court costs to Donley County, a $500 fine, $140 restitution, successfully complete 200 hours of community service, and complete all DWI requirements under Chapter 49.