No. 10-1367.

642 F.3d 245 (2011)

UNITED STATES of America, Appellee, v. Pedro Michael GONCALVES, a/k/a Mike Goncalves, Defendant, Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

Decided April 28, 2011.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

George J. West with whom George J. West & Associates was on brief, for appellant.

Donald C. Lockhart , Assistant United States Attorney, with whom Peter F. Neronha , United States Attorney, and Sandra R. Hebert , Assistant United States Attorney, were on brief, for appellee.

Before BOUDIN, STAHL and HOWARD, Circuit Judges.

BOUDIN, Circuit Judge.

Pedro Michael Goncalves appeals from his conviction on drug and gun counts and from his sentence. The appeal presents two issues of some significance—one relating to the search of a car parked in a driveway and the other to the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010, Pub.L. No. 111-220, 124 Stat. 2372—and a host of other claims that require little time to resolve. We begin with a bare sketch of the background events and proceedings, reserving...

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