United States District Court, W.D. Missouri, Western Division
July 1, 2014
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff,
BARRY ALAN DARLINGTON, Defendant.
GARY A. FENNER, District Judge.
On June 6, 2014, defendant entered a plea of guilty to Count Two of the Indictment before the Chief United States Magistrate Judge Sarah W. Hays. On June 11, 2014, Judge Hays issued her Report and Recommendation (Doc. #26).
Upon careful and independent review, this Court finds that defendant's plea was knowledgeable and voluntary and that the offense charged is supported by an independent basis in fact containing each of the essential elements of such offense. Accordingly, this Court hereby adopts and incorporates as its own Opinion and Order the Report and Recommendation of Chief United States Magistrate Judge Sarah W. Hays.
Accordingly, it is hereby ORDERED that defendant's plea of guilty is accepted and defendant is adjudged guilty. The parties will be advised of the date of the sentencing hearing.