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United States v. Padilla

United States District Court, W.D. Missouri, Western Division

November 16, 2016

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff,
v.
CHRISTOPHER BRIAN PADILLA, MARY ELOISA STEWARD, and JONATHAN ANTHONY VASQUEZ, Defendants.

          MEMORANDUM OF MATTERS DISCUSSED AND ACTION TAKEN AT PRETRIAL CONFERENCE

          ROBERT E. LARSEN United States Magistrate Judge.

         Pursuant to the order of the Court en banc of the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, a pretrial conference was held in the above-entitled cause before me on November 16, 2016. Defendant Christopher Padilla appeared in person and with appointed counsel Casey Symonds. Defendant Mary Steward appeared in person and with John Osgood, standing in for retained counsel Patrick Peters. Defendant Jonathan Vasquez appeared in person and with retained counsel John Osgood. The United States of America appeared by Assistant United States Attorneys Bruce Rhoades and Matthew Moeder.

         I. BACKGROUND

         On March 24, 2015, a superseding indictment was returned charging the following:

         Christopher Padilla: (count 1) Conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana, in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 846; (count 2) possession of firearms in connection with a drug trafficking offense, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 924(c); (count 3) selling/disposing of firearm or ammunition to a convicted felon, in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 922(d)(1) and 924(a)(2); and criminal forfeiture pursuant to 21 U.S.C. § 853.

         Mary Steward: (count 1) Conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana, in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 846; and criminal forfeiture pursuant to 21 U.S.C. § 853.

         Jonathan Vasquez: (count 1) Conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana, in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 846; (count 4) possession with intent to distribute cocaine, in violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1) and (b)(1)(B); (count 6) possession of a firearm by an unlawful user of illegal drugs, in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 922(g)(3) and 924(a)(2); and criminal forfeiture pursuant to 21 U.S.C. § 853.

         Three co-defendants have pled guilty; nine co-defendants have change-of-plea hearings set.

         The following matters were discussed and action taken during the pretrial conference:

         II. TRIAL COUNSEL

         Mr. Rhoades announced that he and Matthew Moeder will be the trial counsel for the government.

         Mr. Symonds announced that he will be the trial counsel for defendant Christopher Padilla. Mr. Osgood announced that Patrick Peters will be the trial counsel for defendant Mary Steward. Mr. Osgood announced that he will be the trial counsel for defendant Jonathan Vasquez.

         III. ...


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