IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
March 6, 2013
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
ALFREDO DEL TORO, TOMAS SOTELO, DAVID AVILA-SANDOVAL, ET AL.. DEFENDANTS. )
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge: Honorable Lawrence K. Karlton
KYLE R. KNAPP (SBN 166597) ATTORNEY AT LAW 1120 D Street, Suite 100 Sacramento, CA. 95814 Tel. (916) 441-4717 Fax (916) 441-4299 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Attorney for Defendant TOMAS SOTELO
STIPULATION AND ORDER CONTINUING STATUS CONFERENCE AND TO
EXCLUDE TIME Date: March 7, 2013 Time: 9:15
Judge: Honorable Lawrence K. Karlton
IT IS HEREBY stipulated between the United States of America through its undersigned counsel, Todd Leras, Assistant United States Attorney, attorney for plaintiff, together with Michael E. Hansen, attorney for defendant David Avila Sandoval and Kyle Knapp, attorney for defendant Tomas Sotelo, that the previously scheduled status conference date, currently set for March 7, 2013, be vacated and that the matter be set for status conference on
March 19, 2013 at 9:15am.
This continuance is requested to allow defense counsel additional time to further negotiate plea agreements. The government concurs with this request.
Further, the parties agree and stipulate that the ends of justice served by the granting of such a continuance outweigh the best interests of the public and the defendant in a speedy trial and thattime within which the trial of this case must be commenced under the Speedy Trial Act should thereforebe excluded under 18 U.S.C. Section 3161(h)(7)(B) (iv), corresponding to Local Code T-4 (to allow defense counsel time to prepare) from the date of the parties' stipulation, March 5, 2013 to and including March 19, 2013.
Accordingly, the remaining parties respectfully request the Court adopt this proposed stipulation.
IT IS SO STIPULATED.
Attorney for Plaintiff [PROPOSED] ORDER The Court, having received, read, and considered the stipulation of the parties, and good cause appearing therefrom, adopts the stipulation of the parties in its entirety as its order. Based on the stipulation of the parties and the recitation of facts contained therein, the Court finds that it is unreasonable to expect adequate preparation for pretrial proceedings and trial itself within the time limits established in 18 U.S.C. § 3161. In addition, the Court specifically finds that the case is complex and that a failure to grant a continuance in this case would deny defense counsel to this stipulation reasonable time necessary for effective preparation, taking into account the exercise of due diligence. The Court finds that the ends of justice to be served by granting the requested continuance outweigh the best interests of the public and the defendant in a speedy trial.
The Court orders that the time from the date of the parties' stipulation, March 5, 2013 to and March 19, 2013, shall be excluded from computation of time within which the trial of this case must be commenced under the Speedy Trial Act, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3161(h)(7)(B)(iv), Local Code T4 (reasonable time for defense counsel to prepare), 18 U.S.C. §3161(h)(7)(B), and Local Code T2 (complex case).
It is further ordered that the March 7, 2013, status conference/motion hearing date be continued to March 19, 2013 at 9:15am.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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