Judge Samuel Junkin in Pickens County, Alabama has denied a motion to release disabled Iraq war veteran Sean Worsely from jail for cannabis possession, despite a community supervision agreement for Worsely that included an employment offer and stable, local housing options.

An Alabama circuit court judge has denied a motion to release Sean Worsley, a disabled Iraq war veteran and Purple Heart recipient, from jail for cannabis possession citing previous convictions, failure to comply with “any condition of bond or probation, Fox News reports.

In the denial, Judge Samuel Junkin noted that Worsley had previously “fled this jurisdiction both times he was released. According to the report, following Worsley’s arrest in Alabama, he and his wife returned to Arizona where they faced homelessness and joblessness due to the case in Alabama.

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