IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
October 1, 2007
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
JERMAINE L. EWING, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Reagan, District Judge
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER ADOPTING REPORT & RECOMMENDATION AND ACCEPTING DEFENDANT'S GUILTY PLEA
On September 14, 2007, the parties appeared before the Honorable Donald G. Wilkerson, 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 Ewing entered a guilty plea to Counts I and II of the Indictment.
By Report filed September 18, 2007, Judge Wilkerson recommends that the undersigned District Judge accept Defendant Ewing's guilty plea, find Defendant Ewing guilty, direct the Probation Office to prepare a presentence investigation report and schedule sentencing herein. The parties were given an opportunity to object to Judge Wilkerson's Report. That deadline has elapsed without any party filing objections.
Accordingly, the Court ADOPTS in its entirety Judge Wilkerson's Report and Recommendation (Doc. 22), ACCEPTS Defendant Ewing's guilty plea, and ADJUDGES Ewing guilty of the offenses set forth in Counts I (violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 846(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(B)) and II (violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 922(j) and 824(a)(2)) of the Indictment. The Court DIRECTS the United States Probation Office to prepare a presentence investigation report. Finally, sentencing REMAINS SET for 1:30 P. M. on Friday, December 14, 2007.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
MICHAEL J. REAGAN United States District Judge
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