- Feb 8, 2009
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Wow! Even I think this might be a TAD bit harsh. However, the blog author makes some good points about using the old noggin' for something more than a hat rack...
Smith County (East Texas) judges and juries have long had a reputation of meting out severe, some might say ridiculous, punishment for drug convictions. And Henry Wooten's case is no exception: the 54-year-old Tyler man was sentenced Thursday to 35 years in prison for possessing slightly more than four ounces of pot. Wooten actually got off easy -- the prosecutor asked the jury to give him 99 years.