US v. Nathaniel Watkins

Filing 920091002

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UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 08-8487 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff - Appellee, v. NATHANIEL WATKINS, Defendant - Appellant. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, at Alexandria. Claude M. Hilton, Senior District Judge. (1:90-cr-00260-CMH-2) Submitted: September 29, 2009 Decided: October 2, 2009 Before NIEMEYER, MICHAEL, and MOTZ, Circuit Judges. Affirmed by unpublished per curiam opinion. Nathaniel Watkins, Appellant Pro Se. Lawrence Joseph Leiser, Marla Brooke Tusk, Assistant United States Attorneys, Alexandria, Virginia, for Appellee. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. PER CURIAM: Nathaniel Watkins appeals the district court's orders denying his motion to reduce his sentence pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 3582(c)(2) (2006), and his motion for reconsideration. have reviewed the record and find no reversible We error. Accordingly, we affirm for the reasons stated by the district court. United States v. Watkins, No. 1:90-cr-00260-CMH-2 (E.D. Va. filed July 14, 2008 & entered July 15, 2008; Oct. 20, 2008); see United States v. Dunphy, 551 F.3d 247, 251-53 (4th Cir.) (rejecting defendant's argument that United States v. Booker, 543 U.S. 220 (2005), should apply to 3582 proceeding), cert. denied, 129 S. Ct. 2401 (2009). 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 2

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