Frank Dotson was well-known to many folks on the East Side of San Antonio and was a cook at Fort Sam Houston. One night, he was caught in a gun fight between drug dealers and charged with Capital Murder. After the charges were reduced, Frank was tried on 2 counts of Aggravated Assault-Deadly Weapon. His co-defendant received 2 life sentences. Frank was acquitted of one charge by a jury and sentenced on another. He was out of jail within a week of his trial.