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  • Writer's pictureDennis McCaslin

Plea deal on drug charges sends Spiro man to prison with 30-year enhanced sentence

A Leflore County man who has had over a dozen and a half felony circuit court interactions since 1993 was sentenced to 30 years in prison Wednesday morning in yet another proceeding in Sebastian County Circuit Court.

Vincent l. Burrough, 37, of Spiro entered into a plea agreement in a court session Wednesday and was sentenced as a habitual offender in two separate drug cases. Burrough who has been arrested two times in Sebastian County since his last day in prison for a 2017 conviction, was on trial for trafficking controlled substance, possession of Schedule i/II controlled substance. and possession of drug paraphernalia. Court records show that in 2017 Burrough was sentenced to 180 months in prison for similar drug charges. After his parole, he was arrested in July last year on charges of maintaining a premises for drug activity trafficking and possession of paraphernalia that triggered a petition to revoke on his previous felony charges. On January 19 he was arrested again for trafficking possession of schedule narcotics driving while license was canceled/suspended, failure to yield to an emergency vehicle, and speeding over the 11 to 1n mph over the posted limit.

That arrest was made by Arkansas State Police Troop H.

It appears since that time that Borrough has been incarcerated in the Sebastian County detention center in lieu of $102,500 bond.

In addition to his long and extensive body of criminal work in Sebastian County, borough has amassed a duplicate rap sheet across the border in leflore and Sequyah counties.

Although most was arrested uin the Sooner State involved drugs. He was arrested one time in Leflore County for assault with a dangerous weapon.

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