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The Federal Prison System and the Tucson Penitentiary

The Federal Prison System and the Tucson Penitentiary by Danny Fabricant About 30-some years ago, there were maybe 40 federal prisons in the whole country. Some were Camps known as “Club Fed.” They had about 30,000 involuntary Guests. Back then, … Continue reading

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Scapegoat and Symbol (28)

From ’61 on, came the argument between petulant lower-court judges and the Supreme Court. And spoiled rotten DAs. When they lost a case… the city attorney in Los Angeles, every time he’d lose in Washington, I’d get my ass kicked … Continue reading

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And all they got was this lousy t-shirt (27)

As we mentioned, in mid-December, 2009, Danny was again sentenced to two life terms and immediately filed a Notice of Appeal. He had also asked the judge if he could serve the sentence on weekends, and be granted bail pending … Continue reading

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Convicted and Sentenced (21)

In July of 2004, at the age of 56, Danny Fabricant was convicted of one count of conspiracy to distribute, three counts of distribution, and one count of possession with intent to distribute. Before he was sentenced, he went back … Continue reading

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The Stakes (20)

In March 2004, there was a status conference to address a number of matters, including the possibility of a Faretta hearing. The judge noted that Danny seemed to have had “a great deal of fun” representing himself in state court, … Continue reading

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Jailhouse Lawyer (19)

Thanks, Donald Charles Davis, for spelling out an important concept: “More than 96 percent of all federal defendants plead guilty. Ninety percent of the four percent who insist on inconveniencing the system with a trial are found guilty. Once they … Continue reading

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Danny and Rachel (18)

Danny had been getting phone calls since 6:00 in the morning, from or about friends that things were happening to. Around 7:00, he let his dogs outside and moved a car from his lot to the street. As he parked … Continue reading

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The Second Big Wave (17)

Throughout all this, Operation Dequiallo had been quietly rolling on even though its target, Danny Fabricant, was no longer a member of anything. Back in June of 2002, soon after the Laughlin incident, around the time when Dobyns and his … Continue reading

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Mike Kramer on the Job (15)

According to motorcycle club lore, some members are entitled to a decoration called the Dequiallo patch, signifying that the wearer has resisted arrest by putting up a fight. For better or worse, Kramer was now the key informant in what … Continue reading

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A Particularly Ugly Murder (10)

In late October, 2001, something happened in Arizona that turned out to be a major event in the lives of Danny Fabricant and his wife, even though they were nowhere nearby and had nothing to do with it. Like people … Continue reading

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