Fourteen years in prison for laptop

Posted: August 8, 2008 by yourrights1984 in Uncategorized

Thursday afternoon, in Room 467 of the Winnebago County Courthouse. Richard was sentenced to fourteen years in state prison.   His crime: stealing a laptop.

This may seem harsh in some people’s eyes.

Judge McGraw, after hearing information about a previous conviction which occurred in 1991, used extended sentencing provisions to deliver a sentence which is double the maximum usually allowed.

  1. Bill S. says:

    I can guarantee you Greg Clark would’ve gotten you a better result than 14 years.


  2. Jerome says:

    Explain why he stole the laptop. I haven’t heard that side of the story, but I would like to. If somebody ever stole my laptop, and they got caught, I would want the judge to throw the book at them too.


  3. an old friend of his says:

    It’s not 14 years for just a laptop. It’s 14 years for that and his priors. There is a pattern of deceit and criminal activity here dating back over 15 years. This man should not be pitied. I feel it is just that he is being held in account.


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