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Criminal Law: Sentencing – Enhancement – Drug And Firearm Possession

Where a defendant who was arrested as a felon in possession of firearms possessed only a “user” quantity of methamphetamine, the district court should not have applied the four-level enhancement without making a finding that the guns facilitated the drug ...

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Criminal Law: Sentencing – Methamphetamine Conspiracy – Enhancement

Where a defendant challenged his 264-month sentence for charges connected with his participation in a methamphetamine-distribution conspiracy, the district court had sufficient information to impose an enhancement for possession of a firearm and the court’s explanation of its decision, although ...

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Criminal Law: Sentencing – Enhancement – ‘Connection’ With Felony

Where defendant threatened his landlady with a gun and left several hours later with her car, a four-level sentencing enhancement for using a firearm in connection with another felony offense was appropriate even though the landlady had frequently allowed the ...

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