IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
February 8, 2011
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Morrison C. England, Jr. United States District Judge
MOTION TO DISMISS AS TO DEFENDANT KHACHATUR ARUTUNYAN; ORDER
The United States has been informed that, on or about December 1, 2010, defendant Khachatur Arutunyan passed away. Copies of a death certificate issued by the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health have been provided to the Pre-Trial Services Office and the United States Attorney's Office. Accordingly, pursuant to Rule 48(a), the government moves to dismiss the charges pending against Khachatur Arutunyan, as to Khachatur Arutunyan only, in the Indictment (ECF No. 13) and
Superseding Indictment (ECF No. 166) returned in the above-referenced case.
Respectfully Submitted, BENJAMIN B. WAGNER United States Attorney DATE: February 8, 2011 By: Philip A. Ferrari PHILIP A. FERRARI Assistant U.S. Attorney
Good cause having been shown, the Court hereby grants leave to the United States, under Rule 48(a), to dismiss the charges set forth against Khachatur Arutunyan, as to Khachatur Arutunyan only, in the Indictment (ECF No. 13) and the Superseding Indictment (ECF No. 166) returned in the above-referenced case. The motion is GRANTED, and the charges are hereby DISMISSED as to defendant Khachatur Arutunyan.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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