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Recent Crime News
Thursday Dec 18 | via Berkshire Eagle
A Sheffield man has secured a pardon for a marijuana conviction dating to his teenage years at Monument Mountain Regional High School during the late 1980s. The Governor's Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve favorable recommendations from Gov. Deval Patrick and the state Advisory Board of Pardons that Jeffrey Snyder, now 43 and a cancer survivor, be granted a pardon. Comment?
Friday Dec 5 | via Boston.com
To those who watched Mark Wahlberg transform from a skinny Dorchester delinquent to a Hollywood leading man, the actor deserves a pardon for beating a man outside a convenience store in 1988. But to some who remember the havoc he wreaked in Boston almost three decades ago, the disclosure this week that Wahlberg is asking the state to erase his teenage offenses from the record is infuriating. Comment?
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