US v. Catalan-Roman, No. 06-1182

By FindLaw Staff on October 26, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

Defendants convictions for crimes relating to a conspiracy to rob armored vehicles and the shooting death of an armored vehicle guard during a robbery committed in furtherance of the conspiracy is affirmed and most of defendants' challenges are rejected, except with respect to the government's concession that the convictions on counts eight and nine violated double jeopardy and that one of the defendants must be resentenced on a count because he was not allowed the opportunity to allocute for that count. 

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Appellate Information

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico

Decided October 23, 2009


Before:  Stahl, Boudin, and Lipez, Circuit Judges

Opinion by:  Lipez, Circuit Judge


For Appellant:  Steven M. Potolsky, David Abraham Silva

For Appellee:  Maria A. Dominguez-Victoniano, Thomas Klumper, Assistant United States Attorneys, Rosa Emilia Rodriguez-Velez, United States Attorney, Nelson Perez-Sosa, Assistant United States Attorney

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