US v. Eckhart, No. 07-4022 - U.S. Tenth Circuit
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US v. Eckhart, No. 07-4022

Defendants' drug possession convictions and sentences are affirmed, where 1) the police had reasonable suspicion to stop Defendants' vehicle because their license plate was not clearly visible, in violation of Utah law; and 2) the District Court's determination that Defendants failed to establish their minor participation in the offense was not clearly erroneous.

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Appellate Information

Filed June 29, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge O'Brien

Counsel

For Appellants:

Steven B. Killpack, Utah Federal Defender, Salt Lake City, UT

Scott Keith Wilson, Assistant Federal Defender, Salt Lake City, UT

Mary C. Corporon, Corporon & Williams, Salt Lake City, UT

For Appellee:

Brett Tolman, United States Attorney, Salt Lake City, UT

Diana Hagen, Assistant United States Attorney, Salt Lake City, UT