A rural Sallisaw man was charged Wednesday in Sequoyah County District Court in Sallisaw with drug and stolen property charges.
Jimmy David Hardin, 62, was arrested March 1 following an investigation by the District 27 Drug Task Force and the Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Office. Hardin is being held in the Sequoyah County Jail.
He was formally charged Wednesday with two counts of unlawful possession of a controlled drug with intent to distribute, maintaining a place for keeping or selling controlled substance, and knowingly concealing stolen property.
According to the report filed with the charges, investigators found at Hardin’s residence two bags of alleged methamphetamine, one bag of alleged marijuana, two smoking devices which contained marijuana and methamphetamine, and a 20-foot trailer that was reported stolen in LeFlore County.
The district attorney’s office also included a list of previous convictions. According to the list Hardin was convicted on Feb. 27, 1985, of conducting gambling game and was sentenced to four years in prison; was convicted on May 15, 1992, of the manufacture of a controlled dangerous substance after former conviction of two or more felonies, and was sentenced to 70 years in prison; was convicted on April 7, 2008, of unlawful possession of a controlled drug and was sentenced to 10 years in prison; was convicted on April 20, 2012, of grand larceny and knowingly concealing stolen property and was sentenced to five years in prison; and was convicted on Feb. 7, 2013, of knowingly concealing stolen property and was sentenced to four years in prison.
Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director
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