The opinion of the court was delivered by: Herndon, Chief Judge
On April 7, 2009, Defendant Madison filed a motion for De Novo review of detention Order (Doc. 31). That same day, the Court set this matter for hearing (Doc. 33). Thereafter, on April 13, 2009, after conducting a de novo detention hearing pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3142(f) of the Bail Reform Act, the Court ORDERS Madison detained pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3142(e) and (i).
B. Statement of Reasons for the Detention
The Court orders the defendant's detention because it finds:
By a preponderance of the evidence that no condition or combination of conditions will will reasonably assure the appearance of the defendant as required.
X By clear and convincing evidence that no condition or combinations of conditions will reasonably assure the safety of any other person and the community.
The Court's findings are based on the evidence which was presented in Court and that which was contained in the Pretrial Services Report, and includes the following:
X 1. Nature and circumstances of the offense charged:
Distribution of a Controlled Substance ("Crack" Cocaine) in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1).
Not less than 5 years and not more than 40 years imprisonment, a $2,000,000 fine, or both and at least 4 years supervised release.
b. The offense is a crime of violence. c. The offense is a Federal Crime of terrorism. d. The offense involves a minor victim. e. The offense involves a narcotic drug. f. The offense involves a controlled substance, firearm, explosive or destructive device. g. The offense involves a large ...