Drug trafficking lands Oklahoma man a 20-year sentence in the Arkansas Department of Corrections
A March arrest for a Shawnee, Oklahoma man on a number f drug-related charges resulted in a plea deal and a 20-year imposed trip down the river in action in Sebastian County Circuit Court this week.
According to documents from the court and the Sebastian County Sheriff's Office, 36-year-old Dannie Dixon of Shawnee was arrested on March 5 for Possession of [Schedule VI Controlled Substance] with the Purpose to Deliver, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia - Ingest Meth/Cocaineand Trafficking [Schedule I/II Controlled Substance].
Dixon appeared with his appointed attorney Marvin Honeycutt and the state agreed to nolle prosse two counts and amend a third count to simple possession of meth. He was sentenced as a habitual offender on the trafficking and possession charges to 20 years with an additional 20 years suspended.
Dixon is a longtime felony offender out of Oklahoma and has convictions dating back to 2007, His arrests have included drugs, burglary, and weapons charges and it appears his Sebastian County arrest may have triggered probation violations out of the Sooner State.
The 20-year sentence will run concurrently with any existing sentences out of Oklahoma.,