A Flora man could face up to 15 years in prison after being charged with four felonies.
43 year old, Troy Harrison, of Flora was arrested by the Clay County Sheriff’s Department on November 25th following a traffic stop. Harrison was found to be driving while his license is suspended. According to Clay County State’s Attorney, Joel Powless, while taking an inventory of Harrison’s vehicle officers discovered a loaded weapon and over 15 grams of Methamphetamine. He is being charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, a Class 1 Felony, Possession of a Weapon by a Felon, a Class 3 Felony, Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, a Class 4 Felony, and Driving While License is Suspended, a Class 4 Felony.
According to State’s Attorney Powless, if convicted, Harrison could face 4-15 years in prison or four years probation for the Methamphetamine charge, 2-10 years in prison for the possession of a weapon charge (non-probational), 3-7 years in prison for the aggravated unlawful use of a weapon charge (non-probational), and 1-3 years in prison or 2.5 years of probation for the driving while license is suspended charge. Powless said that he expects these charges to run concurrent if Harrison is convicted.
(Photo courtesy of the Clay County Sheriff’s Department)
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