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Drug dealer sentenced for shooting ex-client

Original post made on Dec 14, 2007

An East Palo Alto drug dealer sentenced in San Mateo County Superior Court today could spend up to life in prison for the 2006 attempted murder of a man who had stopped purchasing drugs from him.

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Posted by Tim
a resident of Crescent Park
on Dec 14, 2007 at 8:52 pm

Lock them both up and throw away the key!


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Posted by gordon
a resident of Midtown
on Dec 14, 2007 at 9:17 pm

i'm glad that doesn't happen to me when i go to starbucks intead of peets!


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Posted by Michelle
a resident of another community
on Dec 16, 2007 at 7:39 am

I know of Michael Booker. When he's not on drugs he's generally a nice person. Locking someone up for a drug habit is not always the answer. The person has to have the want to change. And then put the action behind the words. Saying and doing is two different things. You can deal and use drugs in jail!


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Posted by Pamela Burch
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jan 10, 2008 at 2:14 pm

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