A Franklin man was sentenced last week to up to 12 years in state prison on charges that he was attempting to sell drugs while on parole.
27 year-old Robert Williams was accused of being in possession of cocaine, marijuana and other controlled substances when a parole officer made an unannounced visit to his home on Eighth Street in Franklin last February. Williams was sentenced last week on charges of the possession of cocaine with intent to deliver and the possession of drug paraphernalia. The sentence actually read 68 months to 12 years.
Williams was one of three Franklin residents charged in the incident. 37 year-old Angie Rutherford entered a guilty plea to a charge of the possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. She was sentenced to up to two years in the Venango County Jail, to be followed by three years of probation.
19 year-old Kaleb Thomas was charged with the possession of a controlled substance and the possession of drug paraphernalia. He was sentenced to an A-R-D probation program.