UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION
July 21, 2008
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
REYNALDO FUENTES-GONZALEZ, DEFENDANT.
STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER EXCLUDING TIME FROM SPEEDY TRIAL ACT CALCULATION (18 U.S.C. § 3161(h)(8)(A))
With the agreement of government and defense counsel in open court, the Court enters this order documenting exclusion of time from July 18, 2008 through July 25, 2008 under the Speedy Trial Act, 18 U.S.C. § 3161(c)(1). The parties agree, and the Court finds and holds, as follows:
1. Defendant was indicted on June 26, 2008, and he was arraigned on the indictment on June 27, 2008.
2. Defendant made his initial appearance before this Court on July 11, 2008 and made a second appearance on July 18, 2008. No time was excluded under the Speedy Trial Act 26 between June 26, 2008 and July 18, 2008.
3. At the status conference on July 18, 2008, defense counsel stated that he intended to file a motion to dismiss in this case and that he would file a preliminary motion on July 25, 2008. Defense counsel further stated that he would have to do further investigation in order to prepare for and file this motion.
4. In light of this representation, the Court found that the time period between July 18 and July 25, 2008 was appropriately excluded under the Speedy Trial Act on the grounds that failure to grant the requested continuance would unreasonably deny defendant reasonable time necessary for effective preparation, taking into account the exercise of due diligence, in this case.
This Court accordingly found that the ends of justice served by excluding the period from July 18, 2008 through July 25, 2008 from Speedy Trial Act calculations outweigh the best interest of the public and the defendant in a speedy trial.18 U.S.C. § 3161(h)(8)(A) & (B)(iv). 12
IT IS SO STIPULATED.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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