No. 90-30343.

933 F.2d 765 (1991)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Willy Elmer SWEETEN, Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Decided May 20, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Ronald W. Skibbie, Asst. U.S. Atty., Spokane, Wash., for plaintiff-appellant.

Richard W. Sanger, Sanger & Bartoletta, Spokane, Wash., for defendant-appellee.

Before WRIGHT and O'SCANNLAIN, Circuit Judges, and MacBRIDE, District Judge.


We must review the district court's decision not to enhance a convicted defendant's sentence under the mandatory minimum-sentence provision of the Firearms Owners' Protection Act, as amended by the Career Criminals Amendment Act of 1986 and the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988. 18 U.S.C. § 924(e) (1988) (original version enacted as part of the Armed Career Criminal Act of 1984). Because we agree with the government that the district court's decision was...

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