SAN FRANCISCO — A Bay Space man who admitted to taking part within the 2018 theft of a hashish supply truck was sentenced to 3 years and 6 months in federal jail Tuesday, by a decide who acknowledged “the entire good work” the defendant has accomplished to raised 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 prices in March 2019, 5 months after he and two others approached a hashish supply truck in San Francisco — after trailing it by means of the East Bay — and made off with practically $29,000 in money.

“This was a brazen, large time theft,” U.S. District Choose William Alsup stated Tuesday. However he additionally praised Johnson for being keen to “danger 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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