CRIMINAL NO. 16-CR-00140-02
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION ON FELONY GUILTY PLEA BEFORE THE UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
Pursuant to Title 28, United States Code, Section 636(b), and with the written and oral consent of the defendant, this matter has been referred by the District Court for administration of Guilty Plea, and Allocution under Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure.
This cause came before the undersigned U. S. Magistrate Judge for a change of plea hearing and allocution of the defendant, Tyler Shy, on November 7, 2016. Defendant was present with his counsel Harold D. Register, Jr.
After said hearing, and for reasons orally assigned, it is the finding of the undersigned that the defendant is fully competent, that his plea of guilty is knowing and voluntary, and his guilty plea to Count 13 of the Indictment, is fully supported by a written factual basis for each of the essential elements of the offense.
Therefore the undersigned U.S. Magistrate Judge recommends that the District Court ACCEPT the guilty plea of the defendant, Tyler Shy, in accordance with the terms of the plea agreement filed in the record of these proceedings, and that Tyler Shy be finally adjudged guilty of the offense charged in Count 13 of the Indictment.
The defendant has waived his right to file an objection to the Report and Recommendation.
THUS DONE AND SIGNED in chambers at Lafayette, Louisiana this 29th day of November, 2016.
CAROL B. WHITEHURST
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE