US v. Harcum, No. 07-4890 - U.S. Fourth Circuit
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US v. Harcum, No. 07-4890

District court's sentence of defendant to 235-month imprisonment on his conviction for being a felon in possession of a firearm is vacated and remanded as the district court erred when it looked to and relied on the Statement of Charges in determining that defendant's Maryland second-degree assault conviction qualified as a violent felony conviction under the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA), as the Statement of Charges was not incorporated into the information.     

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Appellate Information

Argued: September 25, 2009

Decided: November 17, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge  King

Counsel

For Appellant: Sapna Mirchandani, Office of the Federal Public Defender, Greenbelt, Maryland

For Appellee:  Cheryl L. Crumpton, Office of the United States Attorney, Baltimore, Maryland