IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
December 15, 2009
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
ELIZABETH AGUIRRE ORDUNA; AND HAZEL ZAMORA AGUIRRE; DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Court: Hon. Garland E. Burrell
PLAINTIFF'S MOTION TO DISMISS INDICTMENT AGAINST DEFENDANTS AND ORDER ISSUED THEREON
Plaintiff United States of America hereby respectfully moves the Court for an order dismissing the Indictment in this case against defendants Elizabeth Aguirre Orduna and Hazel Zamora Aguirre only. This motion is based on the grounds that: (1) approximately twelve years have elapsed since these two defendants have become fugitives and avoided capture in this case; and (2) the United States Drug Enforcement Administration no longer desires to retain the evidence in this case.
DATED: December 14, 2009
BENJAMIN B. WAGNER United States Attorney
SAMUEL WONG Assistant U.S. Attorney
The Court having received, read, and considered the motion to dismiss the Indictment filed by plaintiff United States of America, and good cause appearing therefrom.
It is hereby ordered that the Indictment is dismissed against defendants Elizabeth Aguirre Orduna and Hazel Zamora Aguirre only.
GARLAND E. BURRELL, JR. United States District Judge
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