U.S. v. WEIS

No. 06-2996.

487 F.3d 1148 (2007)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Donald Louis WEIS, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Filed: May 17, 2007.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Donovan S. Robertson, argued, Rock Island, IL, for Defendant-Appellant.

John S. Courter, Asst. U.S. Atty., argued, Des Moines, IA, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Before MELLOY, SMITH, and BENTON, Circuit Judges.

MELLOY, Circuit Judge.

Donald Louis Weis pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 2252(a)(2). The district court1 determined that Weis's prior conviction for assault with intent to commit sexual abuse triggered the statutory mandatory minimum provisions of 18 U.S.C. § 2252(b)(1). Accordingly, the district court sentenced Weis to the enhanced mandatory minimum term of incarceration: fifteen years...

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