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Man who used hammer to murder for marijuana to be sentenced today

A man who brutally murdered his drug dealer for marijuana will be sentenced to life without parole.  Tony Martinez Carrera and an accomplice, Rocky Padilla, convinced the drug dealer to join them at an all night party in Moreno Valley in the pre-meditated murder scheme that involved rope and a hammer as the weapon.  40% of adult males arrested for crimes have marijuana in their systems and 90% of prisoners in jail have a substance abuse problem, highlighting the importance of ending drug abuse to ensuring public safety.

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