United Statesv.Byrd

United States District Court EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS TEXARKANA DIVISIONJul 28, 2017
CASE NO. 5:15CR18(5) (E.D. Tex. Jul. 28, 2017)

CASE NO. 5:15CR18(5)

07-28-2017

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. JAMES NEAL BYRD


ORDER ADOPTING THE REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION OF THE UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE

The above-styled matter was referred to the Honorable Caroline M. Craven, United States Magistrate Judge, for administration of a guilty plea under Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure. Judge Craven conducted a hearing on July 12, 2017 in the form and manner prescribed by Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 11 and issued a Report and Recommendation (document # 1020). Judge Craven recommended that the Court accept Defendant's guilty plea and conditionally approve the plea agreement. She further recommended that the Court finally adjudge Defendant as guilty of Count 1 of the Information which charges a violation of 21 U.S.C. § 846, Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine. The Court is of the opinion that the Report and Recommendation should be accepted. It is accordingly ORDERED that the Report and Recommendation of the United States Magistrate Judge (document # 1020) is ADOPTED. It is further

ORDERED that the Defendant's guilty plea is accepted and approved by the Court. Further, the plea agreement is approved by the Court, conditioned upon a review of the presentence report. It is finally

ORDERED that, pursuant to the Defendant's plea agreement, the Court finds the Defendant GUILTY of Count 1 of the Information in the above-numbered cause and enters a JUDGMENT OF GUILTY against the Defendant as to Count 1 of the Information

SIGNED this 28th day of July, 2017.

/s/_________


ROBERT W. SCHROEDER III


UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE