A Winamac man will be sentenced next week following a jury taking just minutes to return a guilty verdict.
Pulaski County Prosecutor Kelly Gaumer stated in a press release that Scott Freeman was found guilty of possessing a narcotic drug. The charge stems from an incident on June 20 when Freeman was seen by Sgt. Fred Rogers of the Pulaski County Sheriff's Department driving a golf cart. Freeman was known to be wanted on an active warrant. During his arrest, Freeman was found to have a pill in his pocket. It was identified as Acetaminophen Oxycodone, a Schedule 2 narcotic.
The six-person jury found that Freeman did not have a prescription for the pill and returned a guilty verdict in under ten minutes.
Freeman faces a possible sentence of six to 30 months. He will be sentenced Tuesday, September 27.