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‘Safety valve’ provision rejected in drug-gun case (access required)

There was sufficient evidence for the trial court to conclude that firearms found in appellant’s home were connected to his illegal drug sales. The court correctly rejected his request to apply the statutory “safety valve” provision regarding firearms in connection with drug offenses, which would have precluded the trial court from imposing a mandatory 20-year ...