Prosecutors Broker Deal to Free Man Serving 17 Years for Low-Level Drug Charge

Thanks to a deal cut by Nashville District Attorney Glenn Funk, a man who was serving 17 years in maximum security prison for a low-level drug charge was freed this week, The Tennessean reports. Calvin Bryant was arrested and sentenced to 17 years for selling a party drug inside his apartment, which was within 1,000 feet of a school. It was his first criminal charge. Funk and Bryant’s attorney struck a deal to allow Bryant to plead guilty to drug charges with a lower sentence of 10 years, which he has already served.
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