Judge cuts sheriff's prison sentence

LUMBERTON, NC According to a local newspaper, U.S. District Judge Terrence Boyle cut Robeson County Sheriff Glenn Maynor's 72-month sentence to 24 months Tuesday at a hearing in Raleigh.

In February, an appeals court ruled that the judge made a mistake when he sentenced Maynor to six years in prison in 2008. The court said Judge Boyle made a significant error by not adequately explaining the sentence.

Federal sentencing guidelines for Maynor's offense call for imprisonment of 18 months to two years.

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