Rocky Houston wants a lawyer, after all

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By Damon Lawrence

After months of representing himself, Rocky Houston is ready to call it quits.

He filed a motion in U.S. District Court last week asking for an attorney.

“I, Rocky Joe Houston, is requesting the appointment of a competent legal counsel representative free from conflict of interest to represent me
on said criminal charges,” he wrote in the motion.

Houston is charged with 14 counts of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.

His trial is scheduled to start on July 16. He faces up to 140 years in prison if convicted.  

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