Compassionate release granted to individual with pre-existing health conditions including coronary artery disease and hypertension. Defendant had previously violated conditions of supervised release through illegal drug use, but had been imprisoned without using drugs for a substantial period of time and posed no danger. Defendant exhausted administrative remedies.
United States v. Baclaan, No. 16-cr-00468-HG, 2020 WL 2820199 (May 29, 2020).
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