Minnesota Criminal Defense Lawyer

CASE LAW UPDATE:  Whether the District Court properly applied a sentencing enhancement for possession of a firearm in connection with drug offense?    

Defendant was convicted of possession of drugs with intent to sell in federal court.  Defendant had also possessed a firearm in connection with this offense.  At sentencing, the District Court applied a sentencing enhancement for possession of a firearm in connection with possession of drugs with intent to sell.  Defendant appealed his sentence.  The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed, concluding there was sufficient evidence for the drug offense, and that the sentencing enhancement for possession of a firearm was properly applied.

United States v. Magsby, 21-2426, per curiam.  Appealed from the United States District Court, Southern District of Iowa.

Minnesota Criminal Defense Lawyer Lynne Torgerson was not attorney of record in this case.

By |2021-12-20T19:34:49+00:00December 20th, 2021|Victories/Case Law Updates|0 Comments

About the Author:

Leave A Comment