Michael Carlton - 20 years for Marijuana

Michael was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for cannabis. Michael has been released.

MICHAEL PAUL CARLTON # 13481-040

MICHAEL PAUL CARLTON
REGISTER NUMBER: 13481-040
DOB: 1/17/1979
RACE: WHITE
SEX: MALE
Released On: 04/09/2020

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US vs Carlton

RALPHG.GUY,JR., Circuit Judge. Defendant Michael Carlton pleaded guiltto conspiracy to distribute marijuana and received a sentence that included 204 months of incarceration. Carlton appealsasserting that the district court (1) improperly considered the possibility of a future Fed. R. Crim.P.35(b)motioin ruling on the governments USSG §5K1.1 motion, and (2) imposed an unreasonable sentence. He also claims ineffective assistance of counsel at sentencing. Finding the district courtdownward departure to bean appropriate exercise odiscretion within an overall reasonable sentence, we affirm. We decline to consider Carlton’s claim of ineffective assistance on direct appeal.

 


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  • Lenore Gilmore
    commented 2022-06-28 19:55:26 -0500
    They wouldn’t have handed it to him so hard if he wouldn’t have been fighting dogs and dealing hard drugs. Read his ENTIRE paperwork. He doesn’t deserve empathy.