Public Menace Gets 20 Years Stacked on Top of 15 Years, LIVINGSTON, May 7, 2008 - According to Polk County Assistant District Attorney, Joe Martin, on May 6, 2008, Lee Andrew Henderson, 28, of Goodrich received 20 years stacked on top of 15 years for possession of cocaine in a drug free zone. The sentence was handed down by District Court 411th Judge, Robert H. Trapp. 20 years is the maximum that is allowed by law for the offense. Normally, this offense would be a 3rd degree felony, however, it was upgraded to a 2nd degree felony because of an April 2000 conviction for burglary of a habitation. Martin stated that on August 22, 2007, Henderson was driving down MLK Blvd. in Livingston and was pulled over for no seatbelt, a sheriff's deputy noticed a bag on the floor side where Henderson's girlfriend was and it contained a white powdery substance that was cocaine. Henderson's girlfriend admitted to having a baggy of pot and 4 rocks of crack cocaine hidden in her vagina. Henderson also had a pistol in his possession (convicted felons are not allowed to have guns), and approximately $1,000 cash. Henderson has quite a lengthy criminal record and many cases with prosecution still pending.
Henderson's Previous Charges: October 23, 1996 - Aggravated Robbery December 29, 1997 - Burglary of a habitation June 29, 1998 - Terroristic Threat August 16, 1998 - Burglary of a habitation March 4, 1999 - Burglary of a habitation April 9, 1999 - Sexual assault September 17, 1999 - Evading arrest (was stopped for speeding) October 24, 1999 - Assault (of a female) December 13, 1999 - Possession of marijuana and possession of cocaine February 23, 2003 - Assault (a female and her boyfriend) April 2, 2003 - Possession of cocaine March 27, 2005 - Assault family violence (assaulted his sister, hit her in both eyes with his fist) May 3, 2005 - Possession of marijuana January 28, 2006 - Possession of marijuana in a drug free zone
Charges Still Pending Against Henderson: January 28, 2006 - Failure to identify October 20, 2006 - Unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon and possession of cocaine and marijuana December 17, 2006 - Possession of marijuana August 24, 2007 - Failure to identify (was driving a stolen car gave false name) May 31, 2007 - Sexual assault of a child (later tried to have her harmed or intimidated concerning testimony) July 1, 2007 - Failure to identify (stopped by LPD for warrants and gave false name), unlawfully carrying a weapon July 21, 2007 - Possession of marijuana August 22, 2007 - Unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon (also had marijuana and cocaine and $3,000 cash) September 12, 2007 - Tampering with evidence (tried to get a friend to claim ownership of his guns) October 7, 2007 - Retaliation (wrote letter from prison trying to get a friend to make a sexual assault victim "come up missing". October 15, 2007 - Retaliation (offered a fellow inmate to make it "worth his while" if he would make a victim of sexual assault that he committed disappear.
Lee Andrew Henderson, sentenced to 20 years stacked on top of 15 years.
Henderson's case files
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