Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
James E. Beckman (argued), Office of the U.S. Atty., Springfield, IL, for plaintiff-appellee.
Michael B. Metnick, D. Peter Wise (argued), Metnick, Barewin, Wise & Cherry, Springfield, IL, for defendant-appellant.
Before CUDAHY and ROVNER, Circuit Judges, and WILL, District Judge.
United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.
ILANA DIAMOND ROVNER, Circuit Judge.
Gene E. Beler appeals the sentence he received after pleading guilty to a series of drug offenses. Beler specifically challenges the quantity of cocaine used by the district court in calculating his base offense level under the Sentencing Guidelines. Beler maintains that the evidence supporting the district court's finding of drug quantity was unreliable and that the government failed to establish that the additional cocaine sales...
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