M Street Crew forced to keep guilty pleas

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But in motions to reconsider the guilty pleas, attorneys for Dodd, Robinson and Dorsey argued the wired pleas were unconstitutional, according to court papers.

However, Judge Collyer said she asked each defendant individually about whether they were entering guilty pleas voluntarily.

“Each said he understood,” she wrote.

Robinson and Dorsey admitted taking part in the August 2000 home invasion and killing of drug dealer William Cunningham and another man who was visiting his apartment, Christopher Lane.

During a hearing, Judge Collyer said the 25-year offer for drug, racketeering, gun and two murder charges was “quite a deal.”

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