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US v. Carl , No. 08-2281

Conviction of defendant for distributing drugs and sentenced to 120 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release is affirmed where: 1) even if the district court erred in admitting defendant's confession, any error was harmless beyond a reasonably doubt; 2) any error in admitting disputed statements was harmless beyond a reasonably doubt; 3) district court did not commit clear error in determining drug quantity; and 4) defendant has not shown that the district court failed to comply with Rule 32(i)(3)(B) or that any other error occurred by including the acquitted conduct in the PSR.   

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Appellate Information

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico

Decided January 29, 2010

Judges

Before:  Lynch, Chief Judge, Stahl, Circuit Judge, and DiClerico

Opinion by  District Judge DiClerico

Counsel

For Appellant:  Robert C. Andrews

For Appellee:     Margaret D. McGaughey, Appellate Chief, Paula D. Silsby, United States Attorney