Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Local men take plea for burglary

Two local men received probation for the May 1 burglary of a local liquor store when the district court met in Clarendon last Tuesday, May 23.

Assistant District Attorney Greg Buckley prosecuted the cases for the State of Texas, with the Honorable Judge Stuart Messer presiding.

Bradley Scott Jones was placed on probation for a period of two years for the state jail felony offense of burglary of a building.  Jones pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Jones, 27 from Clarendon, was arrested in Donley County for the offense that took place on May 7, 2017, by Donley County Sheriff’s Deputy Ryan Hill.  Jones pleaded to an information filed by the State on May 22, 2017.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Jones is required to pay $488 in court costs, $501.36 in restitution, a $250 fine, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Jones violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

Adam Harl Vorheis was also placed on probation for a period of two years for the state jail felony offense of burglary of a building.  Vorheis pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Vorheis, 20 from Clarendon, was arrested in Donley County for the offense that took place on May 7, 2017, by Hill.  Vorheis pleaded to an information filed by the State on May 22, 2017.

Pursuant to the plea agreement, Vorheis is required to pay $488.00 in court costs, $501.36 in restitution, a $250 fine, and successfully complete 100 hours of community service. If Vorheis violates probation, he could face up to two years in the State Jail Division of the TDCJ.

In another case heard last Tuesday, John Mark Dillinger, 32 from Martinez, Geo., was convicted for the class A misdemeanor offense of unlawful use of a criminal instrument and sentenced to 180 days in the Donley County Jail for the offense that took place on January 7, 2017.

The district court also met in Clarendon last Thursday, May 25, for one plea with District Attorney Luke Inman prosecuting and Judge Messer presiding.

Bry Alexander Cancino was placed on probation for a period of four years for the second degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance.  Cancino pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense.

Cancino, 21 from Denton, was arrested in Donley County for the offense that took place on March 19, 2017, by DPS Trooper Justin Dillman.  Cancino pleaded to an information filed by the State on May 25.

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