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Illinois man sentenced on drug trafficking charges

A 28-year-old Illinois man has been sentenced to four years in prison followed by two years of supervised release after pleading guilty to drug trafficking charges in Jackson County. Officers with the City of Carbondale Police Department took the man into custody in July 2016 after receiving a tip from Amtrak investigators. The man's brother had earlier been sentenced to four years of probation after admitting to possessing marijuana.

Obama issues more drug crime sentence commutations

Before leaving office in January 2017, President Obama took action to reduce harsh sentences handed out to people convicted of federal drug crimes. He believed that sentencing guidelines had condemned too many people to lengthy prison terms. He expressed his desire to undo the systematic injustice imposed on people in Illinois and throughout the country by harsh mandatory minimum sentences. His final batch of commutations significantly reduced the sentences of 330 people held in federal prisons.

Geronimo Allison charged with drug possession

Illinois fans of NFL player Geronimo Allison might have heard that he was stopped for speeding on Sept. 4, 2016 and that the traffic stop led to additional charges. His speed was reported to be 81 mph in a 70 mph zone. According to the officer who stopped him, the interior of his car smelled like marijuana.

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