Criminal No. 17-00335-01-CR-W-GAF
MEMORANDUM OF MATTERS DISCUSSED AND ACTION TAKEN AT PRETRIAL CONFERENCE
PENDING CHARGE: On September 29, 2017, a criminal complaint was filed against defendant Carlos Q. Palafox. On October 25, 2017, the Grand Jury returned a one-count indictment against defendant Palafox. The indictment charges defendant with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. The following matters were discussed and action taken during the pretrial conference: TRIAL COUNSEL:
Government: Jeff McCarther/Ashleigh Ragner
Case Agent: TFO Andrew Ignatenko
Defense: William "Marc" Ermine OUTSTANDING MOTIONS: None TRIAL WITNESSES:
Government: 3 with stipulations; 4 without stipulations
Defendants: 1 possible witness, the defendant TRIAL EXHIBITS
Government: 40 exhibits
Defendant: 0 exhibits for defendant DEFENSES: General denial POSSIBLE DISPOSITION:
(X) Definitely for trial; ( ) Possibly for trial; ( ) Likely a plea will be worked out TRIAL TIME: 1 ½-2 days
Government's case including jury selection: 1 ½ days
Defense case: not more than a few hours STIPULATIONS: There maybe a stipulation as to the drug chemistry UNUSUAL QUESTIONS OF LAW: None
Witness and Exhibit List
Government: (none filed) no later than thirty days prior to trial (will be filed shortly)
Defense: (none filed) no later than thirty days prior to trial
Counsel are requested to list witnesses in alphabetical order on their witness list.
Exhibit Index, Voir Dire, Jury Instructions: Noon, Wednesday, September 19, 2018.
Please Note: Jury instructions must comply with Local Rule 51.1
Motion in Limine: None planned
TRIAL SETTING: Criminal jury trial docket set for September 24, 2018.
Please note: The case needs to be set on the first week of the docket as a key witness for the government is unavailable the second week.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
SARAH W. HAYS
United States Magistrate Judge