January 3, 2014
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff,
Charles Lee White, III Defendant.
ORDER OF DETENTION AFTER HEARING (18 U.S.C. § 3142(i))
STEPHEN J. HILLMAN, Magistrate Judge.
(✓) A. On motion of the Government involving an alleged
1. () crime of violence;
2. () offense with maximum sentence of life imprisonment or death;
3. () narcotics or controlled substance offense with maximum sentence of ten or more years (21 U.S.C. §§ 801, /951, et. seq., /955a);
4. () felony - defendant convicted of two or more prior offenses described above.
B. On motion (✓) (by the Government) / () (by the Court sua sponte involving)
1. (✓) serious risk defendant will flee;
2. () serious risk defendant will
a. () obstruct or attempt to obstruct justice;
b. () threaten, injure, or intimidate a prospective witness or juror or attempt to do so.
The Court finds no condition or combination of conditions will reasonably assure:
A. (✓) appearance of defendant as required; and/or
B. (✓) safety of any person or the community;
The Court has considered:
A. (✓) the nature and circumstances of the offense;
B. (✓) the weight of evidence against the defendant;
C. (✓) the history and characteristics of the defendant;
D. (✓) the nature and seriousness of the danger to any person or to the community.
The Court concludes:
A. (✓) Defendant poses a risk to the safety of other persons or the community because: See PSA report ____________________________________________________________________________________
B. (✓) History and characteristics indicate a serious risk that defendant will flee because: See PSA report _____________________________________________________________________________________
C. () A serious risk exists that defendant will:
1. () obstruct or attempt to obstruct justice;
2. () threaten, injure or intimidate a witness/juror; because: ______________________________________________________________________
D. (✓) Defendant has not rebutted by sufficient evidence to the contrary the presumption provided in 18 U.S.C. § 3142(e).
IT IS ORDERED that defendant be detained prior to trial.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that defendant be confined as far as practicable in a corrections facility separate from persons awaiting or serving sentences or person held pending appeal.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that defendant be afforded reasonable opportunity for private consultation with his counsel.