The opinion of the court was delivered by: Hon. Garland E. Burrell, Jr.
BENJAMIN B. WAGNER United States Attorney MICHAEL M. BECKWITH Assistant U.S. Attorney 501 I Street, Suite 10-100 Sacramento, California 95814 Telephone: (916) 554-2797
STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER CONTINUING JURY TRIAL AND
The United States of America, through its counsels of record, Benjamin B. Wagner, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of California, and Michael M. Beckwith, Assistant United States Attorney, defendant Patricia Jane Albright through her counsel of record, Matthew McCrary Scoble, and Jordan Robert Wirtz through his counsel of record, John Richard Manning, hereby stipulate and agree that the jury trial date of March 26, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. be vacated and the new date of April 2, 2013, be set. The trial confirmation hearing date of February 22, 2013, shall remain the same.
The reason for this continuance is to allow defense counsel additional time to review discovery with the defendant, to examine possible defenses and to continue investigating the facts of this case.
Based upon the foregoing, the parties agree that the time under the Speedy Trial Act should be excluded from the date of signing of this order through and including April 4, 2013, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3161(h)(7)(A) and (B)(iv) [reasonable time to prepare] and Local Code T4 based upon continuity of counsel and defense preparation.
Upon Good cause shown and the stipulation of all parties, it is ordered that the March 26, 2013, jury trial be continued to April 2, 2013. The Court finds that interests of justice served by granting this continuance outweigh the best interests of the public and the defendants in a speedy trial. 18 U.S.C. § 3161(h)(8)(A). It is ordered that time up to and including April 2, 2013 shall be excluded from computation of time within which the trial of this matter must be commenced under the Speedy Trial Act pursuant to . 18 U.S.C. § 3161(h)(7)(A) and (B)(iv) and Local Code T-4.
GARLAND E. BURRELL, JR. Senior United States District Judge
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