A Benham man was recently sentenced to five years in prison in Harlan Circuit court for trafficking.
Allen D. Wilson, 32, of Benham, appeared with his attorney Kellie Wilson on March 1 in front of Harlan Circuit Judge Kent Hendrickson for sentencing. Commonwealth’s Attorney Parker Boggs and Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Jonathan Lee represented the state.
Allen Wilson was indicted on a charge stemming from his Jan. 12, 2012 arrest for first-degree trafficking a controlled substance.
According to the arrest warrant, Allen Wilson sold crack cocaine to a cooperating witness on June 11, 2010. Upon learning there was a warrant for his arrest, he contacted Kentucky State Police Post 10 and turned himself in on Jan. 12, 2012.
The grand jury handed down an indictment on March 19, 2012. Allen Wilson was indicted on one count of first-degree trafficking a controlled substance. The indictment states he sold crack cocaine on June 11, 2010.
The final judgment order states Allen Wilson entered a plea of guilty on Oct. 6, 2016 on one count of first-degree trafficking a controlled substance.
The Georgia Department of Corrections Find an Offender website shows Allen Wilson is currently incarcerated for robbery, high-jacking a motor vehicle, false imprisonment and aggravated assault.
Hendrickson sentenced him to a total of five years in prison, to run concurrently with time currently being served in Georgia. He was additionally ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $275.
In other court activity:
• Lawrence Robbins, 33, of Wallins, was ordered to serve a sentence of 12 months in jail for fourth-degree assault after his probation was revoked;
• Kathy C. Rice, 32, of Harlan, was sentenced to a total of five years in prison for two counts of first-degree trafficking a controlled substance and two counts of second-degree trafficking a controlled substance.
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