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Colombia Drug Trafficking in Oklahoma GEO Jail Is Denied Compassionate Release in SDNY

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SDNY COURTHOUSE, Sept 15– Gabriel Aguirre Cuero was found on a boat of the coast of Colombia with 350 kilograms of cocaine in 2017. He was sentenced for 144 months in US prison.

  On September 15 U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York Judge P. Kevin Castel held a compassionate release hearing. Inner City Press covered it.

   Cuero's Federal Defender argued that the prison in Oklahoma where Cuero is serving time -- Great Plains Correctional Institution which is run by GEO, a company which runs prisons for cooperators -- had been more of a hotbed for COVID-19 than Colombia is.

 Judge Castel found that things have improved in Oklahoma, and noted the Cuero has served less than 40% of the sentence he previously imposed, which he called lenient.

  Compassionate release was denied.

The case is US v. Cuero, 15-cr-125 (Castel)


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