USA v. Satti

Filing 920060515

Opinion

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United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT F I L E D May 15, 2006 Charles R. Fulbruge III Clerk No. 05-40555 Summary Calendar UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff-Appellee, versus OSAMA HAROON SATTI, Defendant-Appellant. -------------------Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas USDC No. 6:04-CR-25-ALL -------------------Before SMITH, GARZA, and PRADO, Circuit Judges. PER CURIAM:* Osama Haroon Satti appeals his conviction and sentence for being an illegal alien in possession of a firearm. He argues that (1) the Government violated the plea agreement, (2) the district court clearly erred in imposing a four-level enhancement pursuant to U.S.S.G. 2K2.1(b)(1)(B) (2003), and (3) the district court's non-Guideline sentence was unreasonable. We review de novo whether the Government's conduct violated the terms of the plea agreement, United States v. Saling, 205 Pursuant to 5TH CIR. R. 47.5, the court has determined that this opinion should not be published and is not precedent except under the limited circumstances set forth in 5TH CIR. R. 47.5.4. * No. 05-40555 -2F.3d 764, 766 (5th Cir. 2000), and hold that the Government's conduct was consistent with the parties' reasonable understanding of the agreement's upward-departure notice provision. States v. Wilder, 15 F.3d 1292, 1295 (5th Cir. 1994). breach argument therefore fails. Reviewing the district court's 2K2.1(b)(1)(B) enhancement for clear error, United States v. Creech, 408 F.3d 264, 270 n.2 (5th Cir.), cert. denied, 126 S. Ct. 777 (2005), we hold that the district court's finding that Satti unlawfully sought to obtain between eight and twenty-four firearms was plausible in light of the record as a whole. See 2K2.1(b)(1)(B), comment. (n.9); See United Satti's United States v. Cooper, 274 F.3d 230, 238 (5th Cir. 2001). Finally, the district court followed the proper procedure for imposing a non-Guideline sentence, and its fact-specific reasons were consistent with the 18 U.S.C. 3553(a) factors. See United States v. Smith, 440 F.3d 704, 707 (5th Cir. 2006). The length of time that Satti had been illegally residing in this country at the time of the offense, his desire to obtain numerous silencers "in the near future," and his desire to obtain C-4 explosives were not facts taken into account under the Guidelines. Therefore, his sentence did not produce an See id. at 709. unwarranted disparity and was not unreasonable. AFFIRMED.

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