IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
July 12, 2007
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
MICKOLENA BOZARTH, ET AL., DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Reagan, District Judge
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER ADOPTING REPORT & RECOMMENDATION AND ACCEPTING DEFENDANT BOZARTH'S GUILTY PLEA
On June 15, 2007, the parties appeared before the Honorable Clifford J. Proud, United States Magistrate Judge of this District Court. Pursuant to Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 11 and Southern District of Illinois Local Rule 72.1(b)(2), with the consent of all parties and following a thorough colloquy, Defendant Bozarth entered a guilty plea to Count 1 of the Superseding Indictment (Doc. 26).
By Report filed June 18, 2007, Judge Proud recommends that the undersigned District Judge accept Defendant Bozarth's guilty plea, find Defendant Bozarth guilty, direct the Probation Office to prepare a presentence investigation report, and schedule sentencing herein (Doc. 214). In addition, Judge Proud recommends that Bozarth's oral motion pursuant to 18 U.S.C. §§ 3143(a) and 3145(c) for release pending sentencing be granted (Doc. 214). The parties were given an opportunity to object to Judge Proud's Report. That deadline has elapsed without any party filing objections.
Accordingly, the Court ADOPTS in its entirety Judge Proud's Report and Recommendation (Doc. 214), ACCEPTS Defendant Bozarth's guilty plea, and ADJUDGES Bozarth guilty of Count 1 of the Superseding Indictment (Doc. 26). In addition, the Court GRANTS Bozarth's oral motion pursuant to 18 U.S.C. §§ 3143(a) and 3145(c) for release pending sentencing. The Court DIRECTS the United States Probation Office to prepare a presentence investigation report. Finally SENTENCING remains set for October 26, 2007 at 1:30 PM.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
MICHAEL J. REAGAN United States District Judge
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