United States
v.
Palafox

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI WESTERN DIVISIONSep 5, 2018
Criminal No. 17-00335-01-CR-W-GAF (W.D. Mo. Sep. 5, 2018)

Criminal No. 17-00335-01-CR-W-GAF

09-05-2018

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff, v. CARLOS Q. PALAFOX, Defendant.


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

FILING DEADLINES:

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.

/s/_________


SARAH W. HAYS


United States Magistrate Judge