STIPULATION TO CONTINUE SENTENCING HEARING
ANDREW P. GORDON, District Judge.
IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED AND AGREED, by and between Steven Myhre, Acting United States Attorney, and Phillip N. Smith Jr., Assistant United States Attorney, counsel for the United States of America, and Rene L. Valladares, Federal Public Defender, and Rebecca Levy, Assistant Federal Public Defender, counsel for Billy Ray McDuffy, that the Sentencing Hearing currently scheduled on August 17, 2017, be vacated and continued to a date and time convenient to the Court, but no sooner than forty-five (45) days.
This Stipulation is entered into for the following reasons:
1. Defense counsel needs the additionally time to conduct mitigation and draft her sentencing memorandum.
2. The defendant is in custody and agrees with the need for the continuance.
3. The parties agree to the continuance.
This is the first request for a continuance of the sentencing hearing.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that the sentencing hearing currently scheduled for Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 9:30 a.m., be vacated and continued to