US v. Salas-Barraza, No. 08-2721
District court's sentence of a defendant convicted of conspiracy to distribute drugs to five years' probation with six months' home confinement is vacated and remanded as the district court did not base its sentence solely on assistance-related considerations under 18 U.S.C. section 3553(e).
Submitted: March 13, 2009
Filed: September 1, 2009
Opinion by Smith, Circuit Judge