Free Motion for Pretrial Detention - District Court of Connecticut - Connecticut


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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF CONNECTICUT

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. CARLOS GREEN, a/k/a "Patrick Green"

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3:00CR201 (AWT)

February 15, 2008

GOVERNMENT'S MOTION FOR PRETRIAL DETENTION Pursuant to Title 18, United States Code, Sections 3142(e) and (f), the Government hereby requests that the defendant be ordered detained prior to trial. I. Eligibility of Case This case is eligible for pretrial detention because it involves: a crime of violence as defined in Title 18, United States Code, Section 3156; _____ an offense for which the maximum sentence is life imprisonment or death; X an offense for which a maximum term of imprisonment of ten years or more is prescribed in the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 801 et seq.), the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act (21 U.S.C. 951 et seq.), or section 1 of the Act of September 15, 1980 (21 U.S.C. 955a); _____ any felony committed after the defendant has been convicted of two or more of the prior two offenses or two or more State or local offenses that would have been one of the prior two offenses if a circumstance giving rise to Federal jurisdiction had existed; X a serious risk that the defendant will flee; and/or

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a serious risk that the defendant will obstruct or attempt to obstruct justice, or threaten injure, or intimidate, or attempt to threaten, injure, or intimidate, a prospective witness or juror. II. Reason for Detention The court should detain defendant because there are no conditions of release which will reasonably assure: X X III. the defendant's appearance as required; and/or the safety of any other person and the community.

Rebuttable Presumption The Government will invoke the rebuttable presumption against the defendant under Title

18, United States Code, Section 3142(e). The presumption applies because: ____ the defendant has been convicted of a Federal offense described in Title 18, United States Code, Section 3142(f)(1) or of a State or local offense that would have been an offense described in Section 3142(f)(1) if a circumstance giving rise to Federal jurisdiction had existed; _____ an offense described in Title 18, United States Code, Section 3142(e)(1) was committed while the defendant was on release pending trial for a Federal, State, or local offense; and _____ a period of not more than five years has elapsed since the date of conviction, or the release of the defendant from imprisonment, for an offense described in Title 18, United States Code, Section 3142(e)(1), whichever is later; or

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there is probable cause to believe that the defendant committed an offense for which a maximum term of imprisonment of ten years or more is prescribed in the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 801 et seq.), the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act (21 U.S.C. 951 et seq.), section 1 of the Act of September 15, 1980 (21 U.S.C. 955a), or an offense under section 924(c) of Title 18 of the United States Code.

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Time for Detention Hearing The Government requests that the court conduct the detention hearing: _____ at the defendant's first appearance; X after a continuance of 3 days. Respectfully submitted, KEVIN J. O'CONNOR UNITED STATES ATTORNEY /s/ BRIAN P. LEAMING ASSISTANT UNITED STATES ATTORNEY Federal Bar No. 16075 FOR: H. GORDON HALL ASSISTANT UNITED STATES ATTORNEY Federal Bar No. ct05153 157 Church Street New Haven, Connecticut 06510 (203) 821-3700

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CERTIFICATION This is to certify that a copy of the within and forgoing "Government's Motion for Pretrial Detention" was hand-delivered this 15th day of February, 2008 to: Richard S. Cramer 250 Hudson Street Hartford, CT

/s/______________________________ BRIAN P. LEAMING ASSISTANT UNITED STATES ATTORNEY

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