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Man Whose Brother Cooperated Got Gun Upon Release From Prison Now 2 More Years

By Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon Maxwell book

SDNY COURTHOUSE, Feb 17 – Derrick Parsons got out of jail in June 2022 but felt immediate danger to himself and his mother. His brother Davin has testified as a cooperating witness in a murder and racketeering case.

Derrick Parsons got a gun, and got arrested.

      On February 17, 2023 U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York Judge Jed S. Rakoff held his sentencing. Inner City Press went and covered it, as one of only two people in the courtroom gallery. The other was Derrick's mother. 

  Derrick Parsons, speaking for himself, said that when he got out he checked in with Probation within the required 72 hours and asked them to relocate him and his months. He was told, That will take time.

 That's why he got a gun, he said.

   Judge Rakoff said the best defense was the one asserted by the defendent himself. He imposed a sentence of 24 months, with two years of supervised release to follow with the search condition.

 Derrick Parson's lawyer asked that he not be placed near New York but rather Memphis and/or Atlanta - and not after the hard jail time to any halfway house, but to home detention. 

The case is US v. Parsons, 22-cr-516 (Rakoff)


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