Local drug dealer sentenced to 10 years in prison

BRAZOS COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX)- Keston Jacolby Harrison, 26, of Bryan, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for delivering or manufacturing a controlled substance in an amount between four and 200 grams in a drug free zone.

Harrison was previously found guilty by a Brazos County jury back in January. An agreement was reached on Thursday as far as Harrison’s punishment.

In June 2015, undercover police along with special agents from the Texas Department of Public Safety conducted an undercover operation, targeting local drug dealers.

Eventually undercover police were led to a house in the 1000 block of Hall Street, in Bryan. Once inside the home, undercover police observed and video recorded crack cocaine being made.

Harrison assisted another individual with making the crack cocaine and eventually handed 5.81 grams of the substance to undercover police.

Harrison was caught on video bragging about the quality of substance before handing it to police.

The house where the offense took place was only a few blocks from Neal Elementary School.

The case was investigated by the Texas Department of Public
Safety and Bryan Police Department. Assistant District Attorneys Steve Zimmerman and Lori Johnston prosecuted the case.