Visiting Judge Don Lane convicted a Brownwood man recently on two drug charges in 35th District Court and sentenced him to concurrent five-year sentences.
Knowel Beeman Jr., 53, entered not guilty pleas to two charges of delivery of a controlled substance in a drug free zone.
Beeman was one of more than two dozen people arrested in December 2007 in a roundup of drug suspects. Officers seized $14,000, 10 vehicles, about 75 grams of crack cocaine, 75 hits of ecstasy and 4 pounds of marijuana, officials said earlier.
In other recent sentencings, according to District Attorney Micheal Murray’s office:
Carl Eugene Franklin pleaded guilty to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and was sentenced to four years in prison.
Keith James Alexander pleaded guilty to debit card abuse and was sentenced to three years in prison.
Steven Lee Benson pleaded guilty to burglary of a habitation and was sentenced to two years in prison.
Brandon Lee McBride, on probation for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, was adjudicated and sentenced to 15 months in state jail.
Jimmy Doyle Wiley pleaded guilty to evading arrest and was sentenced to nine months in state jail.
Richard Byron Ivey Jr. pleaded guilty to manufacture of a controlled substance and was sentenced to seven years in prison.
Ricky Don Brasuell pleaded guilty to forgery and was sentenced to five years in prison.
Judy McCrary pleaded guilty to theft over $1,500 under $20,000 and was sentenced to two years in state jail.
Lakisha Janae Stembridge pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to 14 months in state jail.