Defendant appealed his sentence, arguing the district court erred in finding that his proffer to the government was not complete and truthful to entitle him to safety-valve relief for his various drug offenses.
Where the government’s evidence suggested defendant had a larger role in the drug-distribution conspiracy than he admitted to and where defendant failed to establish that he provided complete information, the district court was justified in denying safety-valve relief.
Judgment is affirmed.
U.S. v. Valquier (MLW No. 73786/Case No. 18-1466 – 4 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Melloy, J.) Appealed from U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska, Rossiter, J. (Kate Ono Rahel, of Omaha, NE for appellant; Jason E. Troia, of Omaha, NE on brief) (Patrick C. McGee, AUSA, of Omaha, NE for appellee)