No. 06-2158.

474 F.3d 538 (2007)

UNITED STATES of America, Appellee, v. Larry ROBERTSON, also known as "Bo," Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Filed: January 24, 2007.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Shawn S. Wehde, U.S. Attorney's Office, Sioux City, IA, for Appellee.

Larry Robertson, Cedar Rapids, IA, pro se.

Cory Goldensoph, Cedar Rapids, IA, for Appellant.

Before BYE, JOHN R. GIBSON and GRUENDER, Circuit Judges.

GRUENDER, Circuit Judge.

This case presents the purely legal issue of whether a conviction for the manufacture/distribution of a "look-alike" substance under Illinois law qualifies as a controlled substance offense for purposes of the career offender provision of the United States Sentencing Guidelines. The district court1 held that it does. We affirm.


In 2005, Larry Robertson pled guilty to one...

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