7 months ago

Clarendon – On Monday, April 25, 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 Stuart Messer presiding.

- Robert Wayne McDonald, 71, Clarendon, was placed on ten years probation for the enhanced second degree felony offense of tampering with physical evidence. McDonald was arrested by Donley County Sheriff’s Deputy Randy Stubblefield on May 6, 2020, and pleaded to an information filed by the State on July 14, 2020.

McDonald was also ordered to pay a $500 fine to Donley County, $290 in court costs, and complete 300 hours of community service. If his probation is revoked, McDonald faces up to 20 years in prison.

- Michael Dean Luna, 41, Wellington, was placed on four years probation for the second degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine. Luna was arrested by 100th District Attorney Criminal Interdictor Todd Gambol for the offense that took place March 15, 2022, and plead to an information filed by the State on April 2, 2022.

Luna was also ordered to pay a $4,000 fine to Collingsworth County, $376 in court costs, $180 lab fee, and complete 300 hours of community service. If his probation is revoked, Luna faces up to 20 years in prison.

Luna was also placed on four years probation for the third degree felony offense of assault by choking. Luna was arrested by Collingsworth County Sheriff Kent Riley for the offense that took place March 31, 2020, and was indicted by a Collingsworth County Grand Jury on July 23, 2021.

Luna was also ordered to pay $376 in court costs and complete rational behavioral training. If his probation is revoked, Luna faces up to 10 years in prison.