Livestock Thief Sentenced
A livestock thief, along with other people convicted of various crimes, was sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on Thursday, June 27, with the Honorable Judge Reva Towslee-Corbett presiding.
Terry Lyn Guyton, 43 of Bryan, was given two years probation for theft of livestock, (cattle) – less than $100,000, and ordered to pay a $750 fine, $788 in court costs and fees, and $4,055.28 in restitution. He was also ordered to perform 100 hours of community service restitution.
Taylor Chadwick Murphy and his twin brother, Tyler Cameron Murphy, both 20 of Fresno, Texas, were sentenced to 270 days confinement in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for possession of a controlled substance – methylenedioxy, Methamphetamine, less than one gram. Each was also ordered to pay a $1,250 fine and $448 in court costs.
Miguel Rodriguez was given eight years probation for indecency with a child – contact. He was ordered to pay a $1,500 fine and $804 in court costs.
Myles Braxton Smith, 22 of Lincoln, was given three years probation, and ordered to pay a total of $1,728 in fines, court costs and fees for forgery by passing. He was also ordered to complete an intermediate sanctions facility.
Edwin Frank Matl, 36 of Elgin, was also given three years probation, for burglary of a building. He was ordered to pay a total of $1,728 in fines, court costs and fees and ordered to perform 100 hours of community service restitution.
Joe Alvin Tarver, 39 of Ledbetter, was given two years probation for credit card abuse – count one. He was ordered to pay $1,738 in fines, court costs and fees, plus $234.96 in restitution. The Judge also ordered him to perform 200 hours community service restitution.