Leo Sharp is a 90-year old man from Indiana for a drug crime. He had been caught hauling more than a ton of cocaine to Michigan. As a result of this, he has received a three-year prison sentence. He received his sentence on his birthday.
Leo Sharp has stated that he is heartbroken over the crimes that he has committed. He is a former World War II veteran. However, Judge Nancy Edmunds has stated that Sharp’s service and age are not enough to keep him from going to prison. She says that the case is both disgusting and difficult.
Sharp resided in Michigan City, Indiana. He received his sentencing on Wednesday. The sentencing took place in Detroit, Michigan. Sharp had pled guilty for seven months prior to his sentencing. The prosecutors recommended that he spend five years in prison, which was a major break from the guidelines.
Sharp allegedly hauled cocaine from Tucson, Arizona to Detroit Michigan. He was stopped after he made a bad lane change in Chelsea, which is about 60 miles away from Detroit. Sources say that Sharp was very upset when he was pulled over by the state trooper.
Darryl Goldberg was Sharp’s defense attorney. He stated that he does not believe that Sharp should not go to prison because he well fare poorly there. According to Goldberg, Sharp is suffering from dementia. Goldberg also stated that prison is no way to honor one of our heroes. During the time that Sharp served in World War II, he was awarded a Bronze Star.
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