United States District Court, S.D. Illinois
AMENDED 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, lesser included offense of Conspiracy to Distribute and Possession with Intent to Distribute in excess of 500 grams of cocaine.
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 ...