USA v. Baron-Palacios et al
Criminal

Middle District of Florida, flmd-8:2017-cr-00201-336474

ORDER denying {{97}} Defendant's pro se Motion for Reduction of Sentence Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 3582(c)(2) in Light of Retroactive Effect of Amendment 782; and denying as moot {{98}} Ex Parte Application for Appointment of Counsel. Signed by Judge James D. Whittemore on 8/12/2019. (AKA)

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PageID 348 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA TAMPA DIVISION UNITED STATES OF AMERICA vs. Case No. 8:17-cr-201-T-27AEP SANTO DE LA CRUZ-VALERA ___________________________________/ ORDER BEFORE THE COURT is Defendant's pro se "Motion for Reduction of Sentence Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 3582(c)(2) in Light of Retroactive Effect of Amendment 782" (Dkt. 97). Amendment 782 to the United States Sentencing Guidelines was effective November 1, 2014. Defendant was sentenced on September 14, 2017 (Dkt. 73). Amendment 782 was in effect and applied when Defendant was sentenced. He therefore received any benefit of Amendment 782 that was available. Accordingly, his motion (Dkt. 97) is DENIED. His Ex Parte Application for Appointment of Counsel is DENIED as moot. DONE AND ORDERED this 12th day of August, 2019. /s/ James D. Whittemore JAMES D. WHITTEMORE United States District Judge Copies to: Defendant, pro se, Counsel of Record