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  • Writer's pictureDennis McCaslin

Bi-state heroin bandit held for drug court in Fort Smith

A Greenwood man, known throughout the area as the Bi-State Heroin Bandit, was arrested Wednesday morning and booked into the Sebastian County Adult Detention Center at 9:00 A.M.

Nicholas Heath Franklin was convicted on July 9th after pleading guilty to heroin trafficking charges in Tulsa with accomplice and fellow heroin trafficker Jordan Kyle Miller. Franklin and Miller were both sentenced to four (4) years in the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, suspended and supervised by the Department of Corrections.

Franklin has been a beneficiary of the revolving door of justice with prior drug charges in Sebastian County.

On January 23rd of this year, the Sebastian County Sheriff's Office picked up the drug dealer on a Petition to Revoke and Delivery of Schedule I/II Controlled Substances.

After his release from Tulsa, Franklin was arrested again by the Sebastian County Sheriff's Office on July 18th for Failure to Appear while missing court due to incarceration in Tulsa County on heroin trafficking charges.

With a court date set for Franklin on July 31st, stick with Today in Fort Smith for news updates on this matter.


As reported on a previous date, Franklin's accomplice, Jordan Kyle Miller was booked into the Sequoyah County Detention Center upon his release from Tulsa County on previous charges including Possession of Controlled Substance, Driving Under the Influence, Speeding, Failure to Pay, Application to Accelerate and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.


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