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Convicted dealer wants sentence cut

Myers says local ruling on mandatory sentences should reduce his term

July 25, 2014
By Phil Ray ( , The Altoona Mirror

HOLLIDAYSBURG - Rasheed Myers, a Brooklyn native who is serving 20 to 40 years in prison for being the leader of an Altoona drug organization, is asking that his 2003 sentence be cut in half because of a recent court decision declaring Pennsylvania's mandatory sentencing laws unconstitutional.

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