USA v. Lugo et al

Western District of Texas, txwd-5:2019-cr-00227-1018437

ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO EXTEND PRETRIAL DEADLINES AND FORCONTINUANCE AND AMENDING SCHEDULING ORDER as to Alma Lugo, Josefina Garza re (Plea Agreement due by 11/29/2019, Docket Call & or Rearraignment & or Plea set for 12/05/2019 @ 9:00 AM; Jury Selection & Trial Re-set for 12/9/2019 09:00 AM before Judge Fred Biery,). Signed by Judge Fred Biery.

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FILED s 20\9 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS SAN ANTONIO DIVISION - .1 D' CO9 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff, NO. SA-19-CR-227-FB ALMA LUGO (1) ET. AL., Defendants. ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO EXTEND PRETRIAL DEADLINES AND FOR CONTINUANCE AND AMENDING SCHEDULING ORDER On this date, the Court considered the Defendant Alma Lucro's Motion to Extend Pretrial Deadlines and For a Continuance of Jury Trial. Having reviewed the Motion, the Court finds that the request for an extension of the pretrial deadlines and continuance of the trial is meritorious and should be granted. There not being a plea agreement filed nor a severance granted in this case, and in an effort to conserve judicial resources and in the interest of all parties, the Scheduling Order is amended as to all defendants listed in this cause of action. The Court finds that (1) Alma Lugo and (2) Josefina Garza, shall proceed with the same trial date schedule. Therefore, it is the opinion of this Court that the trial in this case should be and is continued and makes the following amended schedule: The deadline for notifying the Court of any plea agreement entered into by thepartiesinthiscauseis Aoye v- '1 20 I. Noplea 1 agreement entered into after that date shall be honored b this Court without good cause shown for the delay. r I I fsa1Ihecr)at Docket call AND REARRAIGNMENT 0 AND PLEA are reset for 'j.0)y,v1'nCourtroom2 on the First Floor of the John H. Wood, Jr. United States Courthouse, 655 East Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard, San Antonio, TX (Guilty plea will be taken at docket call - no other order will be sent.) DO NOT ASSUME A CONTINUANCE IS - GRANTED YOU MUST HAVE A SIGNED ORDER BY THE COURT OR HAVE RECEIVED A CALL FROM THE COURTROOM DEPUTY OR TAFF ADVISING OF Jury selection and trial are reset for: /Y\o4)fec.en%ker 9,2019,at 41Min dourtroom 2 on the First Floor of the John H. Wood, Jr. United States Courthouse, 655 East Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard, San Antonio, TX. The Court finds that the period between October 21, 2019 and he ey 9, 2019 is a reasonable period of necessary delay to allow counsel time for preparation for trial. The Court further finds that the interest ofjustice served by taking this action outweighs the best interest of the public and the defendants in a speedy trial and further finds that such period shall be excluded from the time within which the defendant must be brought to trial under the Speedy Trial Act pursuant to 18, United States Code, Section 3161(h)(7). All other provisions of the Amended Scheduling Order dated the 15th of July 2019 remain in full force and effect. IT IS SO ORDERED this,/Sdaof 1'çti.4', 2019. HO1 FRED BIERY A1S. DISTRICT JUDGE