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Special to The Sun—
CHILDRESS – On Tuesday, Sept. 29, three pleas took place in the 100th Judicial District Court in the Childress County Courthouse.
Luke Inman, the District Attorney for the 100th Judicial District, along with Assistant District Attorney Harley Caudle, prosecuted the case for the State of Texas, with the Honorable Judge Stuart Messer presiding.
Angela Lee McClendon, 44 from Childress, was sentenced to four years in prison for the third-degree felony offense of prohibited substance in a correctional facility. McClendon was arrested by Hall County Sheriff Tom Heck on July 16. In addition to the prison term, McClendon was ordered to pay $355 in court costs.
Rebekah Ryann Hawley, 20 of Childress, was placed on four years probation for the first-degree felony offense of manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance. Hawley was arrested by Childress Police Chief Shade Miller on Jan. 24.
Hawley was also ordered to pay a $500 fine to Childress County, $305 in court costs and complete 400 hours of community service. If her probation is revoked, Hawley faces up to 99 years or life prison.
Ivan Leon, from Arizona, was placed on three years probation for the state jail felony offense of possession of a controlled substance. Leon, 25, was arrested in Carson County by DPS Trooper Mary Bayse on Feb. 11.
Leon was also ordered to pay a $2,500 fine to Carson County, $340 in court costs, $180 drug lab restitution and complete 100 hours of community service. If he violates the terms of his probation, Leon faces up to two years in state jail.