May 9, 2012

SandBoxBlogs: Aspen Times "No jail sought for Aspen cocaine defendant"

The only member of the Aspen drug trafficking ring busted by the DEA last year that SandBox would like to say thanks to is Jack Fellner.  This sentence sounds like justice would be served rather than only technical law.  We hope the judge agrees.

Rick Carroll:
"DENVER — An Aspen man arrested last year as part of a federal drug sweep is looking at no prison time.

According to a motion filed Monday in the U.S. District Court of Denver, federal prosecutors are requesting that Jack Fellner spend no time behind bars and be sentenced to three years of supervised release and nine months of home detention. The motion notes Fellner's cooperation with authorities as part of the probe.

“Mr. Fellner was interviewed by law enforcement officers assigned to this investigation, and he provided truthful information as to his involvement with this offense and the involvement of others,” the motion says. “(Fellner's) information was significant and helpful to the government's ongoing investigations of criminal activities in the District of Colorado and elsewhere.”

Fellner's sentencing hearing is set May 21 in Denver.

In February, Fellner, 62, pleaded guilty to knowingly and intentionally distributing and possessing cocaine...."
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