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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
By J. Louise Larson The Herald-Zeitung
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.