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Myrtle Beach man's prison sentence commuted by Obama

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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – A Myrtle Beach man saw his 20-year prison sentence reduced on Thursday after President Barack Obama granted him commutation.

According to a White House press release, John Aundo Gamble was sentenced on Aug. 31, 2004 to 240 months’ imprisonment and five years of supervised release on charges of intent to distribute five grams or more cocaine base and a quantity of cocaine; felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition; and using, carrying and possessing a firearm during and in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

Gamble’s prison sentence is commuted to expire on Oct. 27, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment, the release stated.

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