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Is 70yr sentence a fair sentence for having guns and meth in your possession. Individual was parked on private property when police approached and started asking questions and wanted to search car and person without search warrant. Person had no record of selling drugs but for having guns. Refused offer of 10 yrs. opted for Jury Trial.
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Did this person have any prior convictions? If so, for what? Under what sections of the Texas Penal Code was this person convicted? If convicted of more than one count, did his sentences run concurrent or consecutively? Has he appealed his conviction?

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