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Criminal – Sentence Reduction – Public Safety Threat (access required)

A Charlottesville U.S. District Court reduces a drug defendant’s drug sentence from 135 months to 120 months, over an objection by the government that defendant is a public safety threat because of his criminal history, including his involvement in an attempted escape from pre-sentencing custody in which two jail guards were assaulted. Defendant pleaded guilty to ...