County Attorney’s Office dispositions for December 2018

The County Attorney, Clint Davis, reported the following activity in the disposition of cases filed through his office during the month of December 2018 in the County Court at Law, County Court at Law No. 2, and County Court.

Total number of dispositions for the month – 84.

Total amount of fines and court costs assessed – $67,828.69.

Number of Individuals who have had their probation revoked and were sentenced to the Henderson County Jail – 4.

Amount of restitution collected & returned to merchants by the Hot Check Divisions – $692.11.

Open Record Requests-  26.

Repeat felon sentenced to 99 years, life

Press release

A one-man crime spree beginning in the summer of 2017 ended on Wednesday with the maximum sentence available handed down on eleven different charges.

Clifton Denean Dora, 59, pled guilty to six counts of Burglary, two counts of Theft, Theft of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, and Evading Arrest in a Motor Vehicle. He elected to have Judge Scott McKee of the 392nd District Court assess his punishment.

In a three-day punishment hearing, Assistant District Attorneys Jenny Palmer and Daniel Cox presented evidence to Judge McKee regarding the offenses for which Dora pled guilty, in addition to evidence of his extensive criminal history.

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District Attorney’s Office prosecutes theft cases

Press release

October and November were busy months for the Henderson County District Attorney’s Office prosecuting multiple defendants for theft-related offenses.

Myles Christopher Gray was found guilty by a jury on nine separate counts of burglary of a building in Judge Scott McKee’s 392nd District Court on October 22. He received the maximum sentence of 10 years on two of the counts and two years on the other seven, all to run concurrently.

Gray, along with two co-defendants, burglarized nine storage units in Mabank in January of this year. They gained entry by cutting the locking mechanisms on the units where they stole various items from several of them, including car parts and a motorcycle.

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