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Sentence vacated after government breached plea agreement (access required)

A defendant’s sentence for a single firearm charge and distribution of drugs was vacated and the case remanded, after a finding that the government breached the plea agreement by not advocating for the 10-16 months’ imprisonment agreed to by the parties, by not encouraging the court to consider a downward departure and instead urging the ...