US v. Melvin Ford

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UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 08-8347 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff - Appellee, v. MELVIN A. FORD, Defendant - Appellant. No. 08-8348 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff - Appellee, v. NORMAN O'NEAL BROWN, Defendant - Appellant. No. 08-8349 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff - Appellee, v. PAUL WINESTOCK, JR., Defendant - Appellant. No. 08-8350 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff - Appellee, v. MICHAEL STEVEN SMITH, Defendant - Appellant. No. 08-8351 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff - Appellee, v. JEFFREY ANDREW REID, Defendant - Appellant. No. 08-8352 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff - Appellee, v. 2 WALTER TREVAUGHN SMITH, Defendant - Appellant. Appeals from the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, at Baltimore. William M. Nickerson, Senior District Judge. (1:90-cr-00454-WMN-5; 1:90-cr-00454-WMN-4; 1:90-cr-00454-WMN-3; 1:90-cr-00454-WMN-8; 1:90-cr-00454-WMN-10; 1:90-cr-00454-WMN-2) Submitted: February 24, 2009 Decided: March 18, 2009 Before MICHAEL, GREGORY, and AGEE, Circuit Judges. Affirmed by unpublished per curiam opinion. Paresh S. Patel, OFFICE OF THE FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER, Greenbelt, Maryland, for Appellants. Barbara Slaymaker Sale, Assistant United States Attorney, Baltimore, Maryland, for Appellee. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. 3 PER CURIAM: Melvin Michael Smith, Ford, Jeffrey Norman Reid, Brown, and Paul Winestock, Smith appeal Jr., the Walter district court's order denying their motion for reduction of sentence under 18 U.S.C. 3582(c) (2006). record and find no reversible error. We have reviewed the See United States v. Dunphy, 551 F.3d 247 (4th Cir. 2009). Accordingly, we affirm the district court's order for the reasons stated by the court. United States v. Brown, No. 1:90-cr-00454-WMN (D. Md. Oct. 6, 2008). We also deny appellant Winestock's motions for appointment of counsel and for judicial notice. We dispense with oral argument because the facts and legal contentions are adequately presented in the materials before the court and argument would not aid the decisional process. AFFIRMED 4

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