IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
February 26, 2010
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
ANTONIO BARRAGAN, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Edward J. Garcia United States District Judge
ORDER FOR EXAMINATION PURSUANT TO 18 U.S.C. § 4241-MENTAL COMPETENCY OF DEFENDANT
GOOD CAUSE APPEARING, it is hereby ordered that defendant Antonio Barragan shall be examined pursuant to Title 18 United States Code, Section 4241, to determine whether he may presently be suffering from a mental disease or defect rendering him mentally incompetent to understand the nature and consequences of the proceedings against him or to assist properly in his defense.
The defendant shall be transported by the U. S. Marshal, forthwith, to MDC San Diego for the purpose of being examined there by appropriate physicians, psychologists, and others to determine his mental competency. It is further ordered that such study may be conducted over a period of 30 days (see 18 U.S.C. § 4247(b)) and that a report be prepared pursuant to the provisions of Title 18 United States Code, Section 4241(b), and filed with the Court under seal.
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