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Ebodor Okenwa Plea Agreement

Ebodor Okenwa Plea Agreement

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IN
THE
UNITEDSTATESDISTRICT
COURT
FOR
THE
EASTERN
DISTRICT
OF
VIRGINIAAlexandriaDivisionUNITEDSTATES
OFAMERICA
v.
CRIMINAL
NO.
1:11CR235
FILED
IN
OPEN
COURT
CURK,
US
DISTRICTCOURT
ALEXANDRIA,VIRGINIA
EDOBOR
F.
OKENWA
TheHonorableGeraldBruce
Lee
Defendant.
PLEA
AGREEMENT
NeilH.MacBride,UnitedStatesAttorneyfortheEasternDistrict
of
Virginia,KaraMartinTraster,SpecialAssistantUnitedStatesAttorney,thedefendant,EDOBORF.
OKENWA,andthedefendant'scounselhaveenteredintoanagreementpursuanttoRule
11
of
theFederalRules
of
CriminalProcedure.Theterms
of
theagreementareasfollows:
1.
Offenseand
Maximum
Penalties
Thedefendantagreestowaiveindictmentandpleadguiltytoasinglecountcriminalinformationchargingthedefendantwithattemptedimportation
of
one(1)kilogramormore
of
a
mixtureorsubstancecontainingadetectableamount
of
heroin,inviolation
of
Title21,United
StatesCode,Sections952and963.Themaximumpenaltiesforthisoffenseare:amandatoryminimumterm
of
imprisonment
often
(10)years,amaximumterm
of
lifeimprisonment,afine
of$10,000,000,fullrestitution,aspecialassessment,andatleastfive(5)
years
ofsupervised
release.Thedefendantunderstandsthatthissupervisedreleasetermisinadditiontoanyprison
termthedefendantmayreceive,andthataviolation
of
aterm
of
supervisedreleasecouldresult
inthedefendantbeingreturnedtoprisonforthefullterm
of
supervisedrelease.
 
2.Detention
PendingSentencing
ThedefendantunderstandsthatthiscaseisgovernedbyTitle18,UnitedStatesCode,
Sections3143(a)(2)and3145(c).Theseprovisionsprovidethatajudicialofficershallorderthat
apersonwhohasbeenfoundguilty
of
anoffense
of
thiskindbedetainedunlessthereare
statutoryjustificationswhysuchperson'sdetentionwouldnotbeappropriate.
3.
Factual
Basisfor
the
Plea
Thedefendantwillpleadguiltybecausethedefendantisinfactguilty
of
thechargedoffense.Thedefendantadmitsthefactssetforthinthestatement
of
factsfiledwiththispleaagreementandagreesthatthosefactsestablishguilt
of
theoffensechargedbeyondareasonable
doubt.Thestatement
of
facts,whichisherebyincorporatedintothispleaagreement,constitutes
astipulation
of
factsforpurposes
of
Section1B1.2(a)
of
theSentencingGuidelines.
4.
Assistance
and
Advice
of
Counsel
Thedefendantissatisfiedthatthedefendant'sattorneyhasrenderedeffectiveassistance.
Thedefendantunderstandsthatbyenteringintothisagreement,defendantsurrenderscertainrightsasprovidedinthisagreement.Thedefendantunderstandsthattherights
of
criminal
defendantsincludethefollowing:a.therighttopleadnotguiltyandtopersistinthatplea;
b.therighttoa
jury
trial;
c.therighttoberepresentedbycounsel-and
if
necessaryhavethecourtappointcounsel-attrialandateveryotherstage
of
theproceedings;and
d.therightattrialtoconfront
and
cross-examineadversewitnesses,tobe
protectedfromcompelledself-incrimination,totestifyandpresent
 
evidence,andtocompeltheattendance
of
witnesses.
5.
Role
of
the
Court
and
the
Probation
Office
The
defendantunderstandsthattheCourthasjurisdictionandauthoritytoimpose
any
sentencewithinthestatutorymaximumdescribedabovebutthattheCourtwilldeterminethe
defendant'sactualsentenceinaccordancewithTitle18,UnitedStatesCode,Section3553(a).
ThedefendantunderstandsthattheCourthasnotyetdeterminedasentenceandthatany
estimate
of
theadvisorysentencingrangeundertheU.S.Sentencing
Commission's
SentencingGuidelinesManualthedefendantmayhavereceivedfromthe
defendant's
counsel,theUnited
States,ortheProbationOffice,isaprediction,notapromise,andisnotbindingontheUnited
States,theProbationOffice,ortheCourt.Additionally,pursuanttotheSupreme
Court's
decisionin
UnitedStatesv.Booker,
543U.S.220,125S.Ct.738(2005),theCourt,after
consideringthefactorssetforthinTitle18,UnitedStatesCode,Section3553(a),mayimposeasentenceaboveorbelowtheadvisorysentencingrange,subjectonlytoreviewbyhighercourtsforreasonableness.TheUnitedStatesmakesnopromiseorrepresentationconcerningwhat
sentencethedefendantwillreceive,andthedefendantcannotwithdrawaguiltypleabasedupon
theactualsentence.Further,inaccordancewithRule11(c)(1)(B)
of
theFederalRules
of
CriminalProcedure,theUnitedStates
andthe
defendantwill
recommend
to
theCourt
that
the
followingprovisions
of
theSentencingGuidelinesapply:
a.PursuanttoSection2D1.1(c)
of
theSentencingGuidelines,relatingtoDrug
Quantity,thedefendantwaspersonallyinvolvedinthedistribution
of
atleastone(1)kilogrambutlessthanthree(3)kilograms
of
heroin.(Level32)
b.TheUnitedStatesandthedefendantagreethatthedefendanthasassistedthe

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