UNION COUNTY — A repeat Union County offender was sent back to prison during the last term of Union County General Sessions Court.
In a statement released Friday, the Union County Sheriff’s Office announced that Marcus Littlejohn was convicted on two sets of charges and received an eight-year prison sentence. It states that Littlejohn plead guilty to possession of crack cocaine from January 6, 2017 and resisting arrest and possession of marijuana from June 24, 2017.
The press release states that Littlejohn was convicted in October of 2014 of distribution of crack cocaine, resisting arrest, and possession of marijuana and received a seven-year sentence. Although this was his second trip to prison for selling crack cocaine, the press release states that the Parole Board decided to grant him parole, and he was released in June of 2016 after serving less than two of the seven years. It states that after being granted parole, Littlejohn was charged with another crack cocaine-related crime in January of this year.
Despite this arrest, the press release states the policies of Parole