United States District Court, D. Idaho
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
RONALD E. BUSH, Magistrate Judge.
On April 15, 2014, Defendant appeared before the undersigned United States Magistrate Judge to enter a change of plea pursuant to a written plea agreement. Defendant executed a written waiver of the right to have the presiding United States District Judge take his change of plea. Thereafter, the Court explained to Defendant the nature of the charges, the maximum penalties applicable, his constitutional rights, the effect of the Sentencing Guidelines, and that the District Judge would not be bound by any agreement of the parties as to the penalty to be imposed. Further, the undersigned ordered a pre-sentence report.
Having conducted the change of plea hearing and having inquired of Defendant and his counsel, and counsel for the United States, the Court concludes that there is a factual basis for Defendant's plea of guilty, and that it was entered voluntarily and with full knowledge of the consequences, and that the plea should be accepted.
NOW THEREFORE IT IS HEREBY RECOMMENDED:
1. The District Court accept Defendant's plea of guilty to Count 7 of the Superseding Indictment (Docket No. 39).
2. The District Court accept Defendant's plea of guilty to Count 8 of the Superseding Indictment (Docket No. 39).
3. The District Court GRANT, at the appropriate time, the United States' motion to dismiss Counts 1 and 9 of the Superseding Indictment (Docket No. 39) as to Defendant.
4. The District Court order forfeiture consistent with Defendant's admission to the Criminal Forfeiture allegations in the Superseding Indictment (Docket No. 39) and detailed at pages 5-8 of the Plea Agreement (Docket No. 67).
Written objections to this Report and Recommendation must be filed within fourteen (14) days pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1) and Local Rule 72.1(b), or as a result of failing to do so, that party may waive the right to raise factual and/or legal ...