Thursday afternoon in 8th Judicial District Court, Christian Dior Young, 26, was sentenced to three (3) years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on a charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 (methamphetamine) more than 4 grams and less than 200 grams. He was indicted in February of this year for the possession.
Young had meth in his sock when arrested near the Douglas School campus, a drug free zone. He has been in prison once before and after today, if he is convicted of a third degree felony again, he will be sentenced to 25 years to life under the habitual offender statute.
A count of engaging in organized crime was dismissed against Young as a part of the plea bargain. His co-defendant in the engaging in organized crime case, Joseph Rashad Washington pled to three (3) years in TDCJ.
Young will report for prison on August 4, 2016.