A decade after his military service, McLean faces 15 years to life in prison if he’s convicted of first-degree burglary. He makes no excuses for the addict he’s become.
Six months in jail awaiting a court date have provided him some quality detox time. Abusing alcohol and crack cocaine, McLean was homeless when he was arrested.
“I’ve never gotten into trouble except when drugs and alcohol were involved,” he says.
He admits he needs help.
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Posted September 24, 2012 at 5:45 am
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