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Man sentenced to 20 years for drug possession - The Galveston County Daily News : Police

July 30, 2014

Man sentenced to 20 years for drug possession

Posted: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 10:56 pm

TEXAS CITY — A Texas City man who was convicted of murder in 1992 was found guilty of possessing cocaine within 1,000 feet of Simms Elementary School and was sentenced Wednesday to serve 20 years in prison. 

A jury in the 10th District Court found Lionel Franklin, 45, guilty of the second-degree felony of possession of cocaine in a drug-free zone.

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