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SENTENCING - Particular sanctions - Imprisonment

Friday, September 14, 2018 @ 8:38 AM  

Appeal by the accused from sentence of seven and one-half years’ imprisonment for criminal negligence causing death, failing to stop at the scene of an accident, and theft of a motor vehicle. The appellant disputed the trial judge’s decision not to grant him enhanced credit for time served. The appellant stole a vehicle, drove over the curb and struck another vehicle, killing the driver. The appellant had a related record. In denying the appellant enhanced credit for time served, the trial judge relied on the appellant’s...