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Criminal Law: Sentencing-ACCA-Burglary

Where a defendant challenged the enhancement of his sentence under the Armed Career Criminal Act, the district court properly found that a prior conviction in Indiana for burglary qualified as a violent felony under the act, so the judgment is ...

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Criminal Law: Burglary-Suppression of Police Interview-Clerical Error in Judgment

  Defendant was convicted of burglary and felony murder after she convinced three male friends to obtain handguns, break into the victim’s home and shoot him to death. The trial court denied defendant’s challenge to various aspects of her statement ...

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Criminal Law: Burglary-Sufficiency of Evidence-Prosecutorial Misconduct

  Defendant was convicted of first-degree assault and first-degree burglary. On appeal, defendant argued that the burglary statute was facially ambiguous and that, resolving any ambiguity in his favor, the evidence was insufficient to support his conviction. Defendant further argued ...

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Criminal Law: Burglary-Double-Counting for Sentencing Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence

Defendant appealed his sentence of 21 months’ imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to burglary of a pharmacy. On appeal, defendant argued that the trial court engaged in impermissible double-counting and imposed a substantively unreasonable sentence. Where defendant’s base offense encompassed ...

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Criminal Law: Burglary-Possession with Intent to Distribute-Consideration of Sentencing Factors

Defendant pleaded guilty to burglarizing a pharmacy and possessing prescription narcotics with intent to distribute. At sentencing, defendant requested a downward revision of his guidelines range based on his drug dependency and spinal injuries, while the government requested a sentence ...

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Burglaries at gun stores increasing in Missouri and US

The theft of more than 20 firearms at a Fenton gun store last week was the latest in an increase in such robberies at gun stores in Missouri and Illinois, according to federal officials. Figures from the Bureau of Alcohol, ...

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Burglaries at gun stores increasing in Missouri and US

The theft of more than 20 firearms at a Fenton gun store last week was the latest in an increase in such robberies at gun stores in Missouri and Illinois, according to federal officials. Figures from the Bureau of Alcohol, ...

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