United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division
ELIZABETH A. KOVACHEVICH JUDGE
cause is before the Court on:
Dkt. 36 First Step Memorandum
Dkt. 41 Motion to Reduce Sentence Pursuant to the First Step
Dkt 42 Response
Derald Leonard Patterson moves for a reduction in sentence
pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Sec. 3582©(1)(B), and Section 404
of the First Step Act. Of 2018. Defendant Patterson requests
a reduction of his term of imprisonment to 176 months or time
served, whichever is greater, to be followed by a 4-year term
of supervised release.
Government does not contest that Defendant Patterson is
eligible for a sentence reduction, and does not oppose a
reduction to a term of 188 months imprisonment, to be
followed by a 4-year term of supervised release.
Indictment, Defendant Derald Leonard Patterson was charged as
Count 1 Distribution of cocaine
Violation of 21 U.S.C. Sees. 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(C).
Count 2 Distribution of 50 grams or more of crack cocaine
Violation of 21 U.S.C. Sees. 841(a)(1) and 841 (b)(1)(A).
Patterson entered into a Plea Agreement (Dkt. 23), ...