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Criminal – Cocaine Sale – Sentencing – Substantial Assistance (access required)

On remand of defendant’s case for possible resentencing, a Roanoke U.S. District Court says no further reduction in this cocaine defendant’s 187-month sentence is warranted under Amendment 706, given the fact that defendant had a prior felony drug conviction that made him eligible for an enhanced penalty. The 4th Circuit remanded the case because it could ...