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Man sentenced for role in Texas-to-Wis. drug ring

A Sheboygan man convicted of helping to run a sophisticated drug ring that trafficked cocaine and marijuana from Texas to Wisconsin has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

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High court debates cocaine sentencing law

The Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 reduced the sentencing disparity between defendants convicted of crack cocaine-related crimes and those convicted of crimes involving the powder version of the drug.

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11th Circuit to consider crack sentencing issues

ATLANTA (AP) – The federal appeals court in Atlanta has decided to take up a question about the scope of a 2010 federal law designed to reduce the disparity between crack and powder cocaine sentences. The Daily Report reports that the full 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is to review a case focusing on defendants who committed drug crimes ...

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Wis. court upholds airport cocaine conviction (UPDATE)

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Police lawfully arrested a man after he carried $40,000 worth of cocaine off a plane at Milwaukee’s airport, an appeals court ruled Wednesday. Little A. Stewart pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine with intent to deliver last year. Court records show an informant told a Wisconsin Justice Department agent in March 2009 that Stewart was on ...

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2010AP938-CR State v. Jones

Search and Seizure Stop and detention; confidential informants Jeffery Royce Jones appeals the judgment convicting him of possession with intent to deliver cocaine (more than one gram but less than five grams), second or subsequent offense, as a party to the crime, contrary to Wis. Stat. ßß 961.41(1m)(cm)1r., 961.48, and 939.05 (2007-08).[1] He also appeals the order denying his motion ...

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2010AP1061-CR State v. Townsell

Search and Seizure Expectation of privacy Michael D. Townsell appeals from a judgment of conviction entered upon his guilty plea to one count of possessing with intent to deliver more than five grams of cocaine but not more than fifteen grams of cocaine as a second or subsequent offense. The issue is whether the circuit court erred by denying his ...

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