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On Monday, April 22, three pleas took place in the 100th Judicial District Court in Donley County.

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 Dale Rabe, Jr., presiding.

Daniel Clay Sawyer, 41 of Clarendon, Texas, was placed on probation for four years for the third degree felony offense of assault of a family member by choking.

Sawyer was arrested on Dec. 4, 2023, by Donley County Sheriff’s Deputy Bernard Rivera. Sawyer was indicted by the Donley County Grand Jury on Jan. 22.

Sawyer was also ordered to pay a $500 fine, $290 in court costs, and $450 in attorney fees, along with the completion of 200 hours of community service. If his probation is revoked, he faces up to 10 years in prison.

David Lynn Carr, 38 of Childress, Texas, was sentenced to two years in prison for the state jail felony offense of driving while intoxicated with a child under fifteen years of age. However, his sentence was probated for three years.

Carr was arrested on Jan. 27 by Childress Police Officer Manda Young. Carr pleaded to an information filed by the State on March 8.

Carr was also ordered to pay a $500 fine, $400 in attorney fees, $340 in court costs, and $60 in restitution. He was also ordered to comply with all mandatory DWI conditions.

Ramiro Duran, 35 of Childress, Texas, was placed on probation for four years for the second degree felony offense of failure to register as a sex offender.

Duran was arrested on Jan. 20, 2023, by Childress County Sheriff Matt Bradley. Duran was indicted by the Childress County Grand Jury on March 26.

Duran was also ordered to pay a $500 fine, $340 in court costs, and $500 in attorney fees, along with the completion of 300 hours of community service. If his probation is revoked, Duran faces up to 20 years in prison.