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Tag Archives: Drug Trafficking

Criminal Law: Drug Trafficking-Life Sentence-Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence

Defendant was sentenced to life imprisonment plus 40 years for several serious drug-trafficking and firearms offenses. The firearms convictions were later vacated due to an intervening judicial decision, and defendant’s case was remanded for resentencing. The district court found a ...

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Criminal Law: Drug Trafficking-Sufficiency of Evidence-Guidelines Range Calculation

Defendants appealed their convictions for drug trafficking crimes and the sentences imposed by the district court. On appeal, defendants challenged the sufficiency of the evidence supporting their convictions and the calculation of the Guidelines ranges by holding defendants responsible for ...

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Criminal Law: Drug Trafficking-Motions to Suppress-Sufficiency of Evidence

Defendants were indicted as part of a large drug-trafficking conspiracy, after an investigation involving the use of GPS trackers and telephone intercepts that led officers to seize methamphetamine and firearms from defendants’ residences and vehicles. At trial, defendants unsuccessfully moved ...

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