United States District Court, S.D. Illinois
March 4, 2014
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff,
SCOTT D. COOKSON, Defendant.
MEMORANDUM & ORDER ADOPTING REPORT & RECOMMENDATION & ACCEPTING DEFENDANT'S GUILTY PLEA
MICHAEL J. REAGAN, District Judge.
On February 13, 2014, the parties appeared before the Honorable Stephen C. Williams, United States Magistrate Judge. 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 entered a guilty plea as to Counts 1, 3, and 4 of the indictment. That same day, Judge Williams notified the parties that any objection to his Report and Recommendation (recommending Defendant's guilty plea be accepted) would be due on or before March 3, 2014. (Doc. 74).
That deadline has come and gone with no objection from either party. Accordingly, the Court ADOPTS in its entirety the Report & Recommendation (Doc. 74), ACCEPTS Defendant Cookson's guilty plea, and ADJUDGES Defendant Cookson guilty of the offenses set forth therein. The Court DIRECTS that a presentence investigation be submitted by the United States Probation Office, and CONFIRMS that sentencing remains set for May 23, 2014, at 10:00 a.m.
IT IS SO ORDERED.