Nelson v. USA - 2255
MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge George Jarrod Hazel on 10/30/2017. (c/m 10/30/2017 tds, Deputy Clerk)
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IN THF. UNITED STATF.S DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF MARYLAND
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DAVID WAYNF. NHSON,
Ci"il Case No.: GJH-15-3432
Criminal Case No: GJH-13-0607
UNITED STATF.S OF AMERICA,
On Octobcr 28.2015. Pctitioncr David Waync Nelson was sentenccd to 140 months in
prison t()lIowing his guilty plea to a violation 01'21 U.S.c. ~ 846. Conspiracy to Distributc and
Posscssion with Intent to Distribute Cocainc. ECF No. 264. On Novcmbcr 9.2015. Nclson tiled
a Motion to Vacatc. Sct Aside. or Correct Sentenec ("Motion to Vacatc") undcr 28 U.S.c. ~
2255. which is currcntly pcnding before the Court. ECl' No. 352. Rcspondcnt. Unitcd Statcs of
America. liled a Responsc bric[ ECF No. 361. and Nclson tilcd a Rcply bric[ ECF No. 365. No
hearing is necessary. See Loc. R. 105.6 (D. Md. 2016). For thc 1()lIowing reasons. Dcfcndants'
Motion to Vacate is denicd.
On October 28.2014. this Court sentenced Nelson to 140 months imprisonmcnt I())'his
involvement in a drug trafficking conspiracy in violation 01'21 U.S.c. ~ 846. ECl' No. 264. At
the time of his conduct in this casc. Nclson was on parolc I())'two statc offenscs. lOCI'No. 204 at
10.1 Prior to his sentencing,
on April I Jamte Order shall issue.
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United States District .Iudge
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