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Enhanced sentence not supported by facts (access required)

Although a defendant’s sentence was boosted to 10 years from the recommended 30 to 37 months because the district court said the interstate nature of his criminal conduct made his crime more serious, there was no evidence the conduct involved the interstate transmission of drugs and therefore, the defendant was entitled to a new sentence. Background On ...