ANTHONY P. CAPOZZI CSBN: 068525, NICHOLAS A. CAPOZZI CSBN: 275568, LAW OFFICES OF ANTHONY P. CAPOZZI, Fresno, California, Attorney for Defendant. ADAM ALAN HENRY
David L. Gappa, Assistant United States Attorney.
BAM STIPULATION AND ORDER TO VACATE TRIAL CONFIRMATION AND JURY TRIAL
BARBARA A. McAULIFFE, Magistrate Judge.
Plaintiff United States of America, by and through its counsel of record, and defendant, by and through his counsel of record, hereby stipulate as follows:
1. By previous order, this matter was set for status on December 23, 2013, at 1:30 p.m., Trial Confirmation on January 13, 2014, at 10 a.m., and Jury Trial on January 28, 2014, at 8:30 a.m.
2. By this stipulation, defendant now moves to vacate the Trial Confirmation and the Jury Trial. Plaintiff does not oppose this request.
3. The parties agree and stipulate, and request that the Court find the following:
a. The defendant did not agree to exclude time under the Speedy Trial Act at the status conference on December 9, 2013, and a trial was scheduled for January 28, 2014.
b. Current defense counsel had just been retained and had not had an opportunity to review the 290 pages of written discovery that had been provided to previously appointed counsel. Nor did current defense counsel realize that there was approximately 15 terabytes of data that is being made available for review at the Ceres Police Department or the Sacramento FBI office.
c. Given counsel's schedule, it will not be possible to effectively prepare for the trial as scheduled, especially since an expert in computer forensics will be needed to review evidence and/or assist in trial preparation, and the defendant would like an opportunity to thoroughly review all discovery that has been provided. The government has also indicated that it may be able to offer a resolution to the case as an alternative to the trial.
d. The parties will ask the court to vacate the trial date at the next status conference, but agree that time should be excluded under the Speedy Trial Act for continued defense investigation and preparation as well as to explore possible plea negotiations.
4. The parties request that the court issue the proposed order that excludes time under the Speedy Trial Act.
IT IS SO ...