No. 10-2226.

642 F.3d 599 (2011)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Vernon THORNTON, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided June 16, 2011.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Rita M. Rumbelow (argued), Attorney, Office of the United States Attorney, Madison, WI, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Reed Cornia (argued), Attorney, Cornia Law, LLC, Madison, WI, for Defendant-Appellant.

Before ROVNER, WOOD and TINDER, Circuit Judges.

ROVNER, Circuit Judge.

A jury convicted Vernon Thornton of possessing ammunition after having been previously convicted of a felony in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(1), attempting to possess with intent to distribute marijuana in violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1) and 846, and possessing with intent to distribute marijuana in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1). The district court sentenced Thornton to twenty-one months of imprisonment on each...

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