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Poor health, high-risk pregnancy result in compassionate release (access required)

Where the defendant had served the majority of her original sentence for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, and her medical conditions combined with a high-risk pregnancy warranted a reduction in her prison term, her motion for compassionate release was granted. Background This matter comes before the court on Caressa Yvette Pardo’s emergency motion for compassionate release. To date, ...