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US v. Varela, No. 08-2275

By FindLaw Staff on November 18, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

Defendant's firearm possession conviction is affirmed where, according to the Sentencing Guidelines, if a defendant possesses a firearm in connection with the commission of another offense, the district court must apply the offense level for the other offense if the resulting offense level is higher than the offense level as calculated under the provision governing the unlawful possession of firearms.

Read US v. Varela, No. 08-2275

Appellate Information

Filed November 18, 2009


Opinion by Judge Briscoe


For Appellant:

Leon Schydlower, El Paso, TX

For Appellee:

Teresa L. Raymond, Gregory J. Fouratt and Laura Fashing, Assistant United States Attorneys, Albuquerque, NM

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