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US v. Bonilla-Filomeno, No. 08-3088

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By FindLaw Staff on September 01, 2009 3:20 PM

District court's conviction of defendant for knowingly and intentionally possessing with intent to distribute drugs and 120-month sentence is affirmed where: 1) there was no Speedy Trial Act violation as the district court did not err in construing the government's motion to set a trial date as a motion to continue; and 2) district court did not clearly err in determining that the defendant was ineligible for safety-valve relief and in applying the enhanced sentence, as it found the defendant to be a leader or organizer of the crime. 

Read US v. Bonilla-Filomeno, No. 08-3088

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Submitted: January 13, 2009

Filed: September 1, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Shepherd, Circuit Judge

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