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Sentence Enhanced for Prior Drug Trafficking (access required)

A Harrisonburg U.S. District Court denies defendant’s motion to quash the government’s notice of its intention to rely on defendant’s 2007 conviction for conspiring to obtain a machine gun in exchange for distribution of cocaine, in order to enhance his sentence on his current conviction of conspiring to distribute methamphetamine. Defendant argues his 2007 conviction ...