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Criminal Law: Drug User in Possession of Firearm-Guidelines Range-Upward Departure

Defendant pleaded guilty to being a drug user in possession of a firearm. Defendant’s presentence report included a four-level sentencing enhancement for possessing a firearm in connection with distribution of marijuana. The district court overruled defendant’s objection to the enhancement and sentenced him to 46 months’ imprisonment. Where police found evidence of defendant’s drug trafficking offense ...