UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. ZAPATA, 072303 FED2, 02-1349_so

Docket Nº:02-1349_so
Party Name:UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. ZAPATA
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
 
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UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT

SUMMARY ORDER

THIS SUMMARY ORDER WILL NOT BE PUBLISHED IN THE FEDERAL REPORTER AND MAY NOT BE CITED AS PRECEDENTIAL AUTHORITY TO THIS OR ANY OTHER COURT, BUT MAY BE CALLED TO THE ATTENTION OF THIS OR ANY OTHER COURT IN A SUBSEQUENT STAGE OF THIS CASE, IN A RELATED CASE, OR IN ANY CASE FOR PURPOSES OF COLLATERAL ESTOPPEL OR RES JUDICATA.

At a stated term of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, held at the United States Courthouse, Foley Square, in the City of New York, on the 22nd day of July, two thousand and three.

PRESENT: Hon. John M. Walker, Jr.,

Chief Judge, Hon. Richard J. Cardamone, Hon. Sonia Sotomayor,Circuit Judges,

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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

Appellee,

v.

CARLOS ZAPATA, a/k/a Caliche, MARIO RUIZ GRANADOS, a/k/a Mario Ollo, a/k/a Alvaro, a/k/a Mario Granados-Ruiz, a/k/a Tuki, DAVID BAEZ, a/k/a Matias, a/k/a Jesus Pena, a/k/a Carlos, a/k/a Caliche, a/k/a Perez, a/k/a Fernando, EDDY CESPEDES, CEFERINO SANTOS, a/k/a El Viejo, WILLIAM JORGE GARCIA SANTA, CLEMENTE B. JORGE, RAPHAEL ERNESTO POLANCO, ANTHONY SANCHEZ, MARIO LONDON-TABAREZ, a/k/a Sobrino,

Defendants,

Doc. No. 02-1349

TEODORO MINIER, a/k/a Tito,

Defendant-Appellant. ---------------------------------------------X

APPEARING FOR APPELLANT B. Alan Seidler, Nyack, NY APPEARING FOR APPELLEE Andrew L. Fish, Assistant UnitedStates Attorney (James B. Comey,

United States Attorney for theSouthern District of New York, Andrew J. Ceresney, AssistantUnited States Attorney, on the brief), New York, NY

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (Deborah A. Batts, District Judge).

UPON DUE CONSIDERATION, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED that the judgment of said district court be and it hereby is AFFIRMED.

Appellant Teodoro Minier appeals from his judgement of conviction, following a guilty plea, of conspiring to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 846. Judge Batts sentenced Minier to 108 months imprisonment to be followed by a five-year term of supervised release. We affirm.Minier argues on appeal that the district...

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