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  • snowbunny1991ks Dec 6, 10:56 a.m.

    I have a friend who's fiancee was murdered and the guy who did it recieved 14 years!! I do agree that they deserve some kind of punishment, but really 175 years!!?? That's just ridiculous!! I agree with Dale...Laws and sentenances need to be changed!!!!

  • Lady Marksman Dec 5, 7:28 p.m.

    A person has a choice to commit crime - or not. When the chance of getting caught is not enough to deter the criminals, the punishment if they ARE caught should be severe enough that they decide it's not worth the risk.

    When that happens, then you will see crime rates drop!

  • Dale Dec 5, 7:27 p.m.

    So basically I can drink and drive and kill someone with my car or molest a child and get less than this guy. IMO, this is the craziest sentence ever. Our laws and sentences need to be changed.

  • Lady Marksman Dec 5, 7:22 p.m.

    Again, justice system is a joke! When someone is sentanced to 30 years, they should be in prison for 30 years. When someone is sentanced to death, they should be put to death within 10 days of sentancing. The criminals have more rights than they are entitled to. A criminal should lose certain rights that they enjoyed as a non-criminal!

  • piene2 Dec 5, 6:19 p.m.

    "The judge made the right decision. Wish there was more exactly like him.

    charmcclainlovesdogs2"

    The sentence will be reduced to something like fifteen years, out in seven, on appeal. One hundred seventy five years was nothing but a gesture on the judges part.

  • Its the who what Dec 5, 4:55 p.m.

    Well you all know what race he was to get that kind of time. He had kids as young as 16 involved in this string of crimes that happened in 2010. With his influence on those young kids and the intimidation that was probably involved with those kids AND the victims; he deserves alot of time in jail. BUT 175 years??? Out of all those robberies, he only had to pay $13,000 in restitution!!! It wasnt even that much money!! Their criminal buddies ex attorney Crouch and ex judge Ruth; they committed multiple crimes that could have resulted in MULTIPLE murders; but they get 12 months and NO TIME respectively. What is that about???? All three all need to wear jump suits, take pictures together and be recognized as the dirty felons that they will forever be. I just wish that the justice was fair and equitable. Must be the bow tie.....unless its worn by someone in the Nation of Islam.

  • charmcclainlovesdogs2 Dec 5, 4:26 p.m.

    The judge made the right decision. Wish there was more exactly like him.

  • charmcclainlovesdogs2 Dec 5, 4:18 p.m.

    ...too bad ignorance isn't a federal crime...

    Ignorance? then many would certainly be sitting in prison, wouldn't they?

  • NiceNSmooth Dec 5, 4:15 p.m.

    and pedifiles get how many years?

  • SFSOLDIER Dec 5, 4:13 p.m.

    I do not think they get a break on a Federal crime sentence. They pull the time, period.

  • SFSOLDIER Dec 5, 4:12 p.m.

    Good job! One less robber in town. Life sentnece for him. Thank the Lord!

  • Mountaingirl14 Dec 5, 4:05 p.m.

    Big difference between the two...the first and main one is that this is a federal crime the other is a state.

    I Carry even in Cary

    ...too bad ignorance isn't a federal crime...

  • Lady Marksman Dec 5, 3:58 p.m.

    Our justice system is screwed up!

  • I Carry even in Cary Dec 5, 3:55 p.m.

    So, he gets 176 years for 15 charges, but the attorney who put countless drunk drivers back on the roads without any safeguards gets 12-34 months?!?!?! You have GOT to be kidding me!

    dang_skippy

    Big difference between the two...the first and main one is that this is a federal crime the other is a state.

  • charmcclainlovesdogs2 Dec 5, 3:49 p.m.

    Good sentence! May others criminals learn from this. Thanks judge.

  • Scubagirl Dec 5, 3:40 p.m.

    176 years for robbing a junk store??? Seems a bit excessive to me when many who DESERVE that length of a sentence get a few months or years.....Something wrong here.

    And NO I'm not saying he should be free, I'm just amazed at the sentence.

  • shutterbug Dec 5, 3:18 p.m.

    The Feds don't usually let them out early.

  • dang_skippy Dec 5, 3:14 p.m.

    So, he gets 176 years for 15 charges, but the attorney who put countless drunk drivers back on the roads without any safeguards gets 12-34 months?!?!?! You have GOT to be kidding me!

  • Rebelyell55 Dec 5, 3:08 p.m.

    So he'll be out in 30 years?

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