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US v. Angel, No. 08-5158

Defendant's drug and firearm sentence is affirmed where the district court properly enhanced defendant's sentence pursuant to U.S.S.G. section 2K2.1(b)(6) because the presence of multiple loaded firearms and ammunition in defendant's bedroom, in close proximity to the processed marijuana and marijuana plants on the perimeters of his property, was not the result of accident or coincidence, but rather was conveniently made available to facilitate the manufacture of marijuana.

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Appellate Information

Submitted: August 3, 2009

Decided and Filed: August 11, 2009


Opinion by Judge Griffin


For Appellant:

Martin L. Hatfield, Law Office of Martin L. Hatfield, PLLC, Somerset, KY

For Appellee:

Charles P. Wisdom, Jr., Assistant United States Attorney, Lexington, KY