Bryant Williams, convicted by a jury for Possession with the Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance in a Drug Free Zone, was sentenced to 73 years and given a $70k fine.
Williams, 40, was charged after a Department of Public Safety (DPS) investigation revealed over a half-kilogram of cocaine and $140,000 in his Rosenberg home. Williams additionally was also convicted and sentenced to 9 years on a related Money Laundering charge.
According to testimony, the investigation into William’s criminal enterprise took several months into his illegal drug-related activity. Records revealed that a search warrant executed at Williams’ home near B.F. Terry High School in Rosenberg where he lived with his wife and two children, produced 585 grams of cocaine, plastic baggies, a scale, measuring cups and a microwave in the master bedroom.
A Rosenberg police officer, with former narcotics experience, testified that the items found with the cocaine were used in connection with making “crack.” Also discovered during the execution of the search warrant was $140,000 in cash, hidden randomly around the house. That money was held out to be earnings from an illegal enterprise.
According to the DA’s Office, the jury was also told about William’s prior drug conviction out of Wharton County for which he had been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Williams was tried in the 400th District Court for Money Laundering and Possession with the Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance in a Drug Free Zone.
Bryant Williams was not eligible for probation.
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