By: Patti Weaver

(Stillwater, Okla.) — An ex-convict was charged today with drug trafficking in Stillwater on Thursday — about a month and a half after he was released from prison where he was serving sentences on multiple convictions.

Derrick Lee Burris, 28, of Shawnee, who previously lived in Stillwater, remains in the Payne County Jail on $75,000 bail pending his arraignment Tuesday on his latest charge, court records show.

According to the state Department of Corrections and court records, Burris had previously been convicted of:

* possession of amphetamine salts in Logan County in 2014, for which he was given a five-year prison term in 2017, but only served about one and one-half years;

* attempting to elude a Stillwater police officer in 2015, for which he was initially given Drug Court that terminated him, after which his probation was revoked in 2017 to four years and eight months, but only served one and one-half years;

* possession of methamphetamine in Payne County in 2015, for which he was initially given Drug Court that terminated him, after which his probation was revoked in 2017 to seven years and eight months, but only served about two and one-half years;

* possession of methamphetamine in Stillwater in 2016, for which he was given a 10-year prison term, but only served less than three years;

* passing a counterfeit $20 bill and possessing a stolen computer in Stillwater in 2016, for which he was given two concurrent 10-year prison terms, but served less than three years prior to his release in January of this year.

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