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US v. Reeves, No. 07-3130

Defendant's drug possession sentence is affirmed where: 1) the district court did not err in imposing an obstruction of justice enhancement because defendant failed to appear at his arraignment hearing; and 2) the district court did not plainly err in concluding that defendant's acceptance of responsibility, which did not occur until after he was re-arrested for another crime, was insufficiently timely to warrant a reduction for acceptance of responsibility.

Read US v. Reeves, No. 07-3130

Appellate Information

Argued September 18, 2009

Decided November 10, 2009


Opinion by Judge Brown


For Appellant:

Joseph R. Conte, Washington, DC

For Appellee:

April E. Fearnley, Roy W. McLeese, Assistant U.S. Attorneys, Washington, DC