Saturday, December 18, 2010

Don't renege on the deal

A habitual felon goes to prison.

Good job Sammy.

Waldrip gives Forsberg 49 years in prison
NEW BRAUNFELS — Wheels of justice generated some heat and even sparks Friday as Vietnam veteran Charles Michael Forsberg, 59, was sentenced to 49 years in prison on two less-than-a-gram drug possession charges.

The friction came as defense attorney Paul Goeke asked District Judge Dib Waldrip to turn on its ear a 25-years-to-life plea punishment range agreed to last week in exchange for the waiver of a jury trial.

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