United States District Court, W.D. Missouri, Western Division
MEMORANDUM OF MATTERS DISCUSSED AND ACTION TAKEN AT
E. LARSEN United States Magistrate Judge
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 Darrell Givens
appeared in person and pro se. Kurt Marquart appeared as
stand-by counsel. The United States of America appeared by
Assistant United States Attorney Mike Green.
April 20, 2016, an indictment was returned charging defendant
with one count of possessing PCP with intent to distribute,
in violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1) and
(b)(1)(C); one count of possessing a firearm in furtherance
of a drug trafficking crime, in violation of 18 U.S.C. §
924(c); and one count of possessing a firearm after having
been convicted of a felony, in violation of 18 U.S.C.
§§ 922(g)(1) and 924(e).
following matters were discussed and action taken during the
Green announced that he will be the trial counsel for the
government. The case agent to be seated at counsel table is
Detective Eric DeValkenaere, Kansas City, Missouri, Police
announced that he will be represent himself at trial.
following motions are currently pending:
1. Motion to suppress, filed out of time by defendant on
October 7, 2016 (document number 39); Motion to suppress,
filed by defendant on October 12, 2016 (document number 47)
(government response to both motions, document number 54)
(transcript of evidentiary hearing, document numbers 61, 62).
A report and recommendation will be filed this week.
2. Motion to dismiss, filed by defendant on October 12, 2016
(document number 43) (government response, document number
50). A report and recommendation will be filed this week.
3. Motion in limine to limit testimony and for pretrial
hearing to determine admissibility of statements under
Federal Rules of Evidence 702 and 704(b), filed by defendant
on October 12, 2016 (document number 44) (government
response, document number 51).
4. Motion regarding submission of inconsistent statements,
filed by defendant on October 12, 2016 (document number 45)
(government response, document number 52). ...