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President commutes Maryland Man’s sentence

November 22nd, 2016 by WCBC Radio

President Barack Obama on Tuesday commuted a Bladensburg man's life sentence on drug charges. Eric Cornell Foster was sentenced in Michigan in 2007 on a conviction of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine. The sentence was shortened to 175 months, or 14 years and seven months. It was among 79 commutations issued Tuesday. In recent weeks and months, Obama has commuted a number of sentences of non-violent drug offenders.

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