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US v. De La Cruz-Garcia, No. 08-2298

Defendant's sentence for illegal reentry of a removed alien is affirmed where a Colorado conviction for attempted sexual assault on a child was a "crime of violence" under the Sentencing Guidelines that warranted a sixteen-level sentencing enhancement.

Read US v. De La Cruz-Garcia, No. 08-2298

Appellate Information

Filed January 5, 2010


Opinion by Judge Lucero


For Appellant:

Scott M. Davidson, Scott M. Davidson, Ph.D., Esq., LLC, Albuquerque, NM

For Appellee:

Laura Fashing, Office of the United States Attorney, District of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM