US v. Lamont Garrison

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UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 08-7532 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff - Appellee, v. LAMONT HAROLD GARRISON, Defendant - Appellant. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, at Alexandria. James C. Cacheris, Senior District Judge. (1:98-cr-00132-JCC-13) Submitted: November 13, 2009 Decided: December 10, 2009 Before NIEMEYER, SHEDD, and DUNCAN, Circuit Judges. Affirmed by unpublished per curiam opinion. Lamont Harold Garrison, Appellant Pro Se. James L. Trump, Assistant United States Attorney, Alexandria, Virginia, for Appellee. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. PER CURIAM: Lamont Harold Garrison appeals the district court's order granting his motion for reduction of sentence pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 3582(c) (2006). find no reversible stated by error. the We have reviewed the record and Accordingly, court. we affirm for the v. See reasons district United States Garrison, No. 1:98-cr-00132-JCC-13 (E.D. Va. June 2, 2008). United States v. Dunphy, 551 F.3d 247 (4th Cir.), cert. denied, 129 S. Ct. 2401 (2009). Garrison's motion for preparation of a We dispense with contentions the court are and transcript at Government expense is denied. oral argument because in the the facts and legal adequately presented materials before argument would not aid the decisional process. AFFIRMED Garrison filed a notice of appeal outside of the appeal period, and we remanded to the district court to determine whether Garrison had demonstrated excusable neglect or good cause warranting an extension of the appeal period. See United States v. Garrison, 309 F. App'x 691 (4th Cir. 2009) (No. 08-7532). The district court found Garrison demonstrated good cause and therefore deemed the notice of appeal timely filed. Accordingly, we review the appeal on the merits. 2

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