January 15, 2014
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff,
DALE KEWAYNE DAY, Defendant.
BENJAMIN H. SETTLE, District Judge.
This matter comes before the Court on Defendant's unopposed motion for a continuance of the trial date and the pretrial motions deadline. The Court, having considered the unopposed motion, the affidavit of defense counsel in support of the motion and the Defendant's speedy trial waiver makes the following findings of fact and conclusions of law:
1. The defense needs additional time to review discovery and to prepare potential pretrial motions.
2. Taking into account the exercise of due diligence, a continuance is necessary to allow the defendant the reasonable time for effective preparation his defense, to explore resolution of this case before trial and to substantially ensure continuity of defense counsel. 18 U.S.C. § 3161(h)(7)(B)(iv). miscarriage of justice. 18 U.S.C. §3161(h)(7)(B)(i).
4. The ends of justice served by granting this continuance outweigh the best interests of the public and the defendant in a speedy trial. 18 U.S.C. § 3161(h)(7)(A) and (B).
5. Defendant waived speedy trial through June 30, 2014.
NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED
That the trial date is continued from January 28, 2014, to May 27, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. Pretrial Conference is set for May 12, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. Pretrial motions are due by April 10, 2014. The resulting period of delay from January 10, 2014, to May 27, 2014, is hereby excluded for speedy trial purposes under 18 U.S.C. § 3161(h)(7)(A) and (B)