Tyler Woman Sleeping On Crack Under Her Pillow Heads To Prison

Kelli Wiese
January 17, 2019 - 5:54 pm
Dianna Henderson

Smith Co.


TYLER (KRLD) - Dianna Henderson from Tyler now faces 25 years in prison for delivering crack cocaine.

Tyler police received a tip about drugs being sold at a house on Oakwood Drive in Tyler. They got a search warrant.

Inside, they found Henderson asleep in her room with 48 crack rocks under her pillow. They also found a loaded handgun in her dresser, a drug scale, and lots of cash.

They also found a cell phone containing text messages of her transactions. Henderson pleaded guilty. 

She faced a punishment range of probation to life in prison. A Smith County jury sentenced her to 25 years in prison.

This case was prosecuted by Assistant Smith County District Attorneys R. Clay Kimbrough and Noah Coltman.