United States v. Pierre Watson


PER CURIAM OPINION FILED - THE COURT: James B. Loken, Pasco M. Bowman and Jane Kelly (UNPUBLISHED) [4255101] [14-3265]

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United States Court of Appeals For the Eighth Circuit ___________________________ No. 14-3265 ___________________________ United States of America lllllllllllllllllllll Plaintiff - Appellee v. Pierre Watson lllllllllllllllllllll Defendant - Appellant ____________ Appeal from United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri - St. Louis ____________ Submitted: March 12, 2015 Filed: March 17, 2015 [Unpublished] ____________ Before LOKEN, BOWMAN, and KELLY, Circuit Judges. ____________ PER CURIAM. While Pierre Watson was serving a period of supervised release on a federal criminal sentence, he admitted to the district court1 that he had violated several release 1 The Honorable Henry E. Autrey, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri. Appellate Case: 14-3265 Page: 1 Date Filed: 03/17/2015 Entry ID: 4255101 conditions. The court revoked supervised release and imposed a revocation sentence of 8 months in prison and 48 months of additional supervised release. On appeal, Watson contends that the court abused its discretion by failing to articulate its consideration of the 18 U.S.C. ยง 3553(a) sentencing factors. After careful review, we conclude that the district court did not abuse its discretion. See United States v. Miller, 557 F.3d 910, 915-16 (8th Cir. 2009) (standard of review); United States v. Gray, 533 F.3d 942, 943-44 (8th Cir. 2008). The judgment is affirmed. ______________________________ -2- Appellate Case: 14-3265 Page: 2 Date Filed: 03/17/2015 Entry ID: 4255101

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