IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
May 15, 2013
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
FREDERICK EDWARDS, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge: Hon. Dale A. Drozd
) STIPULATION AND ) ORDER TO PRELIMINARY ) HEARING CURTIS SANDERS and ) Date: 6-13-13 ) Time: 2:00 p.m.
It is hereby stipulated between the parties, Todd Leras, Assistant United States Attorney, Michael D. Long, attorney for defendant CURTIS SANDERS, and Olaf Hedberg, attorney for defendant FREDERICK EDWARDS, that the preliminary hearing set for May 16, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. should be vacated and re-set for June 13, 2013, at 2:00 p.m.
The parties further agree, pursuant to Fed.R.Crim.Pro.5.1(c) and (d), that this court should make a finding of good cause for the extension and that in fact good cause is hereby shown. Both defense counsel and the government have not had sufficient time to (1) finalize necessary preparation for the indictment and (2) prepare for the preliminary hearing, and (3) finalize negotiations between the government and both defense counsel concerning the goal of settling this case prior to indictment, including determining the criminal history calculations of the defendants.
Each party further stipulates that the ends of justice served by granting such continuance outweigh the best interests of the public and of all the defendants in a speedy filing of an indictment or information and also outweighs the public's interest in the prompt disposition of criminal cases Each party would like time to be excluded as provided by Local Code T4 from today's date through June 13, 2013, for the effective preparation of all counsel, taking in to account due diligence. 18 U.S.C. section 3161(b)(7)(B)(iv).
All parties request the date of June 13, 2013 for the preliminary hearing. The request for extending the date for the preliminary hearing is at the specific request of the defendants and with the knowing and intelligent and voluntary waiver of their speedy preliminary hearing rights under the law. Good cause is hereby shown.
Dated: May 14, 2013 Respectfully submitted, /s/ Michael D. Long__________ MICHAEL D. LONG Attorney for Curtis Sanders Dated: May 14, 2013 /s/ Olaf Hedberg__________ OLAF HEDBERG Attorney for Frederick Edwards Dated: May 14, 2013 BENJAMIN WAGNER United States Attorney /s/ Todd Leras________ TODD LERAS Assistant U.S. Attorney
GOOD CAUSE APPEARING AND HAVING BEEN SHOWN, IT IS SO ORDERED. The date for the preliminary hearing in this matter is hereby re-set for June 13, 2013, at 2:00 p.m., before Magistrate Judge Dale A. Drozd.
CAROLYN K. DELANEY UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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