U.S. v. O'NEIL

No. 90-2135.

936 F.2d 599 (1991)

UNITED STATES, Appellee, v. Shaun K. O'NEIL, Defendant, Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

Decided June 19, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Jeffrey D. Clements with whom Jensen Baird Gardner & Henry was on brief, Portland, Me., for defendant, appellant.

Margaret D. McGaughey, Asst. U.S. Atty., Portland, Me., with whom Richard S. Cohen, U.S. Atty., Augusta, Me., and F. Mark Terison, Asst. U.S. Atty., were on brief, Portland, Me., for appellee.

Before BREYER, Chief Judge, BOWNES, Senior Circuit Judge, and TORRUELLA, Circuit Judge.

BREYER, Chief Judge.

The district court accepted Shaun K. O'Neil's plea of guilty to charges of breaking into a post office and stealing mail, 18 U.S.C. §§ 1708 & 2115, and it sentenced him to serve 21 months in prison. In calculating his sentence, the court refused to award him the two-level Sentencing Guidelines credit for "acceptance of responsibility," see United States Sentencing Commission, Guidelines Manual, § 3E1.1(a), a credit...

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