USA v. Wormly

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IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS United States Court of Appeals FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT Fifth Circuit FILED No. 08-50304 Summary Calendar April 8, 2009 Charles R. Fulbruge III Clerk UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff-Appellee, versus APRIL WORMLY, Defendant-Appellant. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas No. 5:07-CR-533-ALL Before SMITH, STEWART, and SOUTHWICK, Circuit Judges. PER CURIAM:* April Wormly pleaded guilty of violating 18 U.S.C. 1038(a)(1) by making telephone calls stating that there was a bomb on an aircraft. She contends the 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 R. 47.5, the court has determined that this opinion should not be published and is not precedent except under the limited circumstances set forth in 5TH CIR .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. 08-50304 district court erred in failing to order a competency examination sua sponte and in failing to convene a competency hearing. A review of the record reveals that the district court did not abuse its discretion in failing to conduct a more searching competence inquiry. See United States v. Messervey, 317 F.3d 457, 463 (5th Cir. 2002); United States v. Davis, 61 F.3d 291, 304 (5th Cir. 1995); United States v. Williams, 819 F.2d 605, 607 (5th Cir. 1987); United States v. Horovitz, 584 F.2d 682, 683 n.3 (5th Cir. 1978). Wormly avers that the district court erred in imposing sentence without the benefit of a formal presentence investigation report. In her plea agreement, Wormly waived the right to assert this issue on appeal. See United States v. Melancon, 972 F.2d 566, 567-68 (5th Cir. 1992). AFFIRMED. 2

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