SAN FRANCISCO — A Bay Space man who admitted to taking part within the 2018 theft of a hashish supply truck was sentenced to a few years and 6 months in federal jail Tuesday, by a decide who acknowledged “all the good work” the defendant has carried out to higher himself since his arrest.

Lamar Johnson, 31, has already spent roughly 16 months in Santa Rita Jail awaiting decision in his case. He was indicted on federal expenses in March 2019, 5 months after he and two others approached a hashish supply truck in San Francisco — after trailing it via the East Bay — and made off with almost $29,000 in money.

“This was a brazen, large time theft,” U.S. District Decide William Alsup mentioned Tuesday. However he additionally praised Johnson for being prepared to “threat his personal life” as a module employee at Santa Rita Jail — which Alsup known as a “cesspool” — throughout COVID-19 outbreaks there, and for academic packages he participated in.

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