United States District Court, S.D. Illinois
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
STEPHEN C. WILLIAMS, Magistrate Judge.
The United States of America and the Defendant, having both filed a written consent, appeared before me pursuant to FEDERAL RULE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE 11 and SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS LOCAL RULE 72.1(b)(2). The Defendant entered a plea of guilty to Counts 1, 2 and 3 of the Indictment.
After cautioning and examining the Defendant under oath concerning each of the subjects mentioned in Rule 11, I determined that the guilty plea was knowing and voluntary, and that the offenses charged are supported by an independent factual basis containing each of the essential elements of such offense.
I therefore RECOMMEND that the Defendant's plea of guilty be accepted; that a presentence investigation report be prepared, and that the Defendant be adjudicated ...