Athens man gets 9 years on drug charge

Press release

A Henderson County jury sentenced an Athens man to nine years in the Texas Department of Corrections, Institutional Division on April 25, 2018. Dustin Edward Klendworth, age 29, was arrested on March 13 of last year by the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office.

While searching for a dark-colored Ford Mustang that was reportedly connected to a recent stabbing at a nearby game room, Chief Ricky Smith of the Trinidad Police Department located a vehicle matching that description. After initiating a traffic stop, Klendworth was found to be a passenger in the Mustang.

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Mark Carson indicted for Capital Murder of infant

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The Henderson County Grand Jury returned an indictment for Capital Murder against 26-year-old Mark Carson for the death of a child under 10.
Carson is accused of intentionally or knowingly causing the death of his girlfriend’s 11-month-old baby “by a manner and means unknown to the Grand Jury.” He was arrested on January 25, 2018 after a three-month investigation into the death of the child.

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