Blair filed a motion for compassionate release, and the court found that his pre-existing conditions, specifically his diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, and obesity are compelling reasons for release. However, the court found that the §3553(a) sentencing factors weighed against release because Blair's crimes were serious, and the court could not conclude that Blair was not a danger to others. Specifically, Blair has a long history of assault and violence in association with his membership and leadership position with a biker gang.
United States v. Blair, No. 10-CR-0696-2 (JS) (ARL), 2020 WL 5709181 (E.D.N.Y. Sept. 24, 2020)
Criminal (Federal Charges)
Type of Court
Federal District Court
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Post-Conviction Detention [jail or prison], Pre-Existing Health Conditions, Significant Criminal History
Compassionate Release Case
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Name of Facility
First Step Act, 18 U.S.C. § 3582(c)(1)(A)
discharge of a firearm during a crime of violence; conspiracy to murder and assault with dangerous weapons
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