IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
June 19, 2009
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
MICHAEL MAIER, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Anthony W. Ishii Chief United States District Judge
Judge: Honorable Anthony W. Ishii
DEFENDANT'S REQUEST FOR NON-CUSTODIAL TRANSPORTATION AND SUBSISTENCE EXPENSES AND PROPOSED ORDER THEREON
Defendant, Michael Maier, by and through his attorney of record, hereby moves for an order directing the United States Marshal to arrange for his non-custodial transportation and expenses from West Salem, Wisconsin to Fresno, California, pursuant to Title 18, United States Code, Section 4285. Transportation is necessary for Mr. Maier to attend his court hearing on June 29, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. Mr. Maier's was previously determined by the court to be financial unable to afford counsel and was appointed counsel by the court on April 1, 2008. Mr. Maier is currently financial unable to provide the necessary transportation to appear before the court for a trial confirmation hearing. It is anticipated that Mr. Maier will plea guilty to one of the counts in the indictment and, because of the nature of the charges, he will be remanded to the custody of the United States Marshall's pending sentencing. He is currently living in West Salem, Wisconsin with his father, being supervised by pretrial services. At this time, because of living expenses, he has $30 in assets, which is insufficient to pay for his transportation to Court. Therefore, he does not have the financial means to travel to Fresno, California from West Salem, Wisconsin on his own.
IT IS ORDERED, that pursuant to Title 18, United States Code, Section 4285, the United States Marshal be ordered to arrange for Mr. Michael Maier's means of non-custodial transportation or furnish the fare for such transportation as well as furnish Mr. Maier with an amount of money for subsistence expenses from West Salem, Wisconsin to Fresno, California. The travel is for the purpose of attending a court hearing on June 29, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. Defendant currently resides at N4571 County Road M, West Salem, Wisconsin 54669. His telephone number is 608-786-4956.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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