Tag Archives: david g. larimer

Inmate denied release

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U.S. District Court Judge David G. Larimer has denied a request from a prison inmate to be released because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Defendant Julie Cota pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and was sentenced on August 29, 2019, ...

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Request for release denied

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A federal judge has denied a request from a prison inmate asking to be released because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Defendant Kurt Redance initially filed a pro se motion seeking early release from Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Allenwood Low in ...

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Drug dealer sentenced to 67 months

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U.S. District Court Judge David G. Larimer has sentenced a Rochester man convicted of drug trafficking charges to more than 5 ½ years in prison. Lorenzo Watson, 29, was convicted of possessing with intent to distribute cocaine, and possession of ...

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Judge rejects motions for compassionate release

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U.S. District Court Judge David G. Larimer has denied requests from four prison inmates seeking release because of COVID-19. In separate motions, the defendants — Albert M. Ranieri, Steve Gray, Tremec Jeffries, and Chris Kimball — all sought to be ...

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Federal inmate granted compassionate release

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A federal judge has freed a prison inmate because of COVID-19 concerns. Defendant Artfaber Swails, 47, claimed he has “significant medical conditions that make him especially susceptible to serious consequences should he contract the virus.” Swails also claimed that Federal ...

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Federal prisoners denied compassionate release

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A federal judge has denied requests from two inmates seeking to be released from prison because of the COVID-19 pandemic. On June 4, defendant Darryl Mickle, 36, filed a pro se motion seeking compassionate release from his 57-month sentence. To ...

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Habeas corpus petition denied

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A federal judge has denied a habeas corpus petition from a man who was convicted of attempted murder in state court. Phillip Couser filed a pro se petition challenging his conviction and sentence for first-degree robbery, two counts of second-degree ...

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Federal judge denies petition

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A federal judge has denied a writ of habeas corpus filed by a man challenging his state conviction for burglary and the sentence of 16 years to life. The petition filed by defendant Franklin Rupert challenging his second-degree burglary conviction ...

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Dawn Nguyen denied release from prison

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A federal judge, for the second time, has denied a compassionate release request from a woman who purchased guns that were used to kill two Webster firefighters in 2012. Dawn Nguyen, 32, asked to serve the remainder of her prison ...

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Federal inmate freed to avoid COVID-19

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A federal judge has freed one prison inmate out of concerns over COVID-19, while denying another inmate’s request to be released before sentencing. In December 2019, Janet Flores pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm and ...

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