USA v. Mas-Coche
Criminal

Middle District of Florida, flmd-8:2017-cr-00429-341080

ORDER granting {{11}} Motion for a Determination that the "Ends of Justice" Warrant a Tolling of the Speedy Indictment Deadline as to Jose Antonio Mas-Coche. Signed by Magistrate Judge Julie S. Sneed on 8/24/2017. (JR) [8:17-mj-01540-JSS]

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PageID 21 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA TAMPA DIVISION UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. Case No.: 8:17-mj-01540-JSS JOSE ANTONIO MAS-COCHE / ORDER THIS MATTER is before the Court on the Government's Unopposed Motion for a Determination that the "Ends of Justice" Warrant a Tolling of the Speedy Indictment Deadline. (Dkt. 11.) Defendant has no objection and has filed a Waiver of Right to Speedy Indictment (Dkt. 10) through and including September 8, 2017. Upon consideration and after considering the factors set forth in 18 U.S.C. § 3161(h)(7)(A), the Court finds that the ends of justice served in tolling the time in which Defendant Mas-Coche must be charged by information or indictment on the charges in the criminal complaint as required by 18 U.S.C. § 3161(b), outweighs the best interest of the public and Defendant in having a speedy indictment and trial. The parties are currently negotiating a resolution of this matter and are working toward a plea agreement, but they need additional time to do so. A resolution that avoids indictment and trial will preserve prosecutorial, judicial, and public resources. Accordingly, it is ORDERED that the Government's Unopposed Motion for a Determination that the "Ends of Justice" Warrant a Tolling of the Speedy Indictment Deadline (Dkt. 11) is GRANTED. The time period between August 27, 2017, and September 8, 2017, shall be deemed excludable under the PageID 22 Speedy Trial Act, 18 U.S.C. §§ 3161–3174. DONE and ORDERED in Tampa, Florida, on August 24, 2017. Copies furnished to: Counsel of Record 2