Miss. jury finds Tex. minister guilty in drug case
POSTED: Monday, February 17, 2014 - 6:30am
UPDATED: Monday, February 17, 2014 - 6:44am
Parker sentenced to 20 years in prison
Gulfport, MISS — The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a Mississippi jury has found a 71-year-old Texas minister guilty of possession with intent to distribute 200 pounds of marijuana.
Harrison County Judge Larry Bourgeois sentenced the Rev. Henry Jackson Parker Jr., of Houston, to 20 years in prison after the verdict was returned late Wednesday night. The judge suspended 10 years, leaving 10 years to serve.