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  • Chandler man with 14 prior convictions sentenced to ...

    Tuesday Dec 4 | via Tyler Morning Telegraph 

    Chandler man with 14 prior convictions sentenced to life in prison for leading police on high speed chase after stealing farm equipment A Chandler man with 14 previous felony convictions was sentenced to life in prison after law enforcement officials say he stole hundreds of thousands of dollars of farm equipment, lawn equipment, power tools, four-wheelers, trailers, tractors, ATVs and firearms in Henderson County, according to a news release Monday from the county. Clifton Denean Dora, 59, pleaded 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, according to the news release.

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  • Henderson County DA: Man sentenced to 99 years for 2...

    Tuesday Dec 4 | via KXXV-TV Waco 

    A man who the Henderson County District Attorney said went on a crime spree in 2017 has been sentenced to 99 years to life in prison. According to a Facebook post from the Henderson County District Attorney, 59-year old Clifton Denean Dora 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 on Wednesday, November 28. The post said Dora's crime spree began in June 2017 and continued over the summer, as he committed numerous burglaries around the county.

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  • Chandler man with 14 prior convictions sentenced to ...

    Monday Dec 3 | via Tyler Morning Telegraph 

    Chandler man with 14 prior convictions sentenced to 99 years in prison for stealing farm equipment and leading police on a high speed chase A Chandler man with 14 previous felony convictions pleaded guilty last week and was sentenced to 99 years in prison for a stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars of farm equipment, lawn equipment, power tools, four wheelers, trailers, tractors, ATVs and firearms in Henderson County, according to a news release Monday from the county. Clifton Denean Dora, 59, pleaded 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, according to the news release.

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