U.S. v. OBAK

No. 16-10362.

884 F.3d 934 (2018)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Frederick A. OBAK, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Filed March 13, 2018.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Howard Trapp , Howard Trapp Incorporated, Hagåtña, Guam, for Defendant-Appellant.

Garth R. Backe , Assistant United States Attorney; Shawn N. Anderson , Acting United States Attorney; United States Attorney's Office, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands, Hagåtña, Guam; for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Before: Mary M. Schroeder, Dorothy W. Nelson, and M. Margaret McKeown, Circuit Judges.


This appeal arises from a venue objection disguised as a jurisdictional challenge. Frederick A. Obak appeals from his conviction in the United States District Court for the District of Guam based on his guilty plea for attempted possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. Obak argues that his...

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