U.S. v. LASTER

Case No. 2:16-CR-81-FtM-38CM.

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, v. BROWN LASTER, JR.

United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Fort Myers Division.


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Brown Laster, Jr., Defendant, represented by Allen S. Kaufman , Law Offices of Allen S. Kaufman, PA.

Jerry Browdy, Defendant, represented by David Jonathon Joffe , Joffe Law, P.A..

Wesley Petiphar, Defendant, represented by Nico J. Vitale , Nico J. Vitale, PA.

William Rollerson, Defendant, represented by Mark J. O'Brien , O'Brien Hatfield, PA.

USA, Plaintiff, represented by Daniel Michael Baeza , US Attorney's Office.


ORDER1

SHERI POLSTER CHAPPELL, District Judge.

This matter comes before the Court on the Government's Motions in Limine (Docs. 175; 176) and Brown Laster Jr.'s Motions for Miscellaneous Relief (Docs. 196; 197). The Court has reviewed the Parties' Motions, reviewed the Responses (Docs. 180; 202), and heard argument from counsel both at the final pretrial conference and during trial. Accordingly, for the reasons stated on the record, the Court hereby rules as follows on the Motions:

1. DENIES as moot the Motion in Limine to Preclude Defendants from Introducing Evidence Related to the Prosecution of Steven Burch and Herbert Battle (Doc. 175). 2. Grants the Motion in Limine to Preclude Defendants from Advising Jury of Penalties They Face (Doc. 176). 3. GRANTS in part the Motion for Additional Peremptory Challenges (Doc. 196). The Court grants the Motion to the extent that the each Defendant shall have four peremptory challenges for a total of twelve total peremptory challenges. 4. GRANTS the Motion to Permit Computer in Courtroom During Trial (Doc. 197).

DONE AND ORDERED.

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