United States District Court, E.D. Tennessee
For Ronald Lee Harris, Jr, Defendant: Anthony Martinez, LEAD ATTORNEY, Federal Defender Services of Eastern Tennessee, Inc. (Chatt), Chattanooga, TN.
For USA, Plaintiff: Christopher D Poole, LEAD ATTORNEY, U S Department of Justice (Chattanooga USAO), Office of U S Attorney, Chattanooga, TN.
William B Mitchell Carter, UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE. COLLIER.
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
William B Mitchell
Carter, UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE.
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b), I conducted a plea hearing in this case on November 13, 2014. At the hearing, defendant entered a plea of guilty to Count One of the Indictment. There is no plea agreement in this case. On the basis of the record made at the hearing, I find that the defendant is fully capable and competent to enter an informed plea; that the plea is made knowingly and with full understanding of each of the rights waived by defendant; that it is made voluntarily and free from any force, threats, or promises, that the defendant understands the nature of the charge and penalties provided by law; and that the plea has a sufficient basis in fact.
I therefore recommend that defendant's plea of guilty to Count One of the Indictment be accepted, that the Court adjudicate defendant guilty of the charges set forth in Count One of the Indictment. I further recommend that defendant remain in custody until sentencing in this matter. Acceptance of the plea, adjudication of ...