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US v. Butler, No. 09-1137

By FindLaw Staff on February 09, 2010 1:09 PM

Defendant's firearm possession conviction and sentence are affirmed where: 1) no Franks violation occurred which would require suppression based on the challenged portions of an affidavit in support of the police's warrant to search defendant's residence; 2) the drug-related evidence introduced at trial, including the paraphernalia, was closely and integrally related to the issue of ownership and possession; and 3) the sentencing transcript establishes that the district court thoroughly considered the 18 U.S.C. section 3553(a) factors.

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Appellate Information

Submitted: October 23, 2009

Filed: February 9, 2010

Judges

Opinion by Judge Piersol

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