Convicted again and again. Then paroled and he commits another crime. Why is he not in prison? CWB Chicago: “Have You Ever Been Shot?”—Paroled Again And Again And Again, Man Now Charged With Blue Line Robbery
He received a 25-year-sentenced for trying to shoot a city worker in 1999, which should’ve been enough to keep him in prison until 2024.
Chicago – in the person of the Mayor – will tell you their problems are all the fault of not enough gun control. But if this guy’s story is common, they have an old-fashioned criminal control problem; they aren’t keeping the bad guys locked up.
This is the list of times he was convicted.
- 6 years for manufacture-delivery of cocaine in 2013
- 25 years for aggravated discharge of a firearm in 1999
- 5 years for being a felon in possession of a firearm in 1999
- 4 years for violating the controlled substances act in 1993
- 10 years for attempted murder in 1993
- 10 years for armed robbery in 1993
I guess Illinois doesn’t have a “Three Strikes and You’re Out” type of law. And why didn’t the crime in 2013 get him sent back on the convictions in 1999?