United States v. Gantt

Full title: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff, v. STEVEN GANTT, Defendant.

Court: United States District Court, D. New Jersey

Crim. 11-6191 (RBK)

Date published: Apr 28, 2022

Fact:

On September 6, 2006, a federal grand jury sitting in Camden, New Jersey returned an Indictment against Gantt and co-defendant Walter Johnson, charging both defendants with: (1) conspiring to commit robbery in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1951(a); and (2) using and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 924(c)(1)(A)(ii). (Crim. No. 06-699, Docket No. 1). On December 5, 2006, a federal grand jury sitting in Camden returned a Superseding Indictment against Gantt and another co-defendant, Kevin Taylor, charging both defendants with: (1) conspiring to commit robbery in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1951(a); and (2) using and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 924(c)(1)(A)(ii). (Id., Docket No. 28). On June 26, 2007, a federal grand jury sitting in  Camden returned a Second Superseding Indictment against Gantt and co-defendant Taylor. (Id., Docket No. 48). In relevant part, the Second Superseding Indictment charged petitioner with: (1) conspiring to commit robbery in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1951(a); (2) eight separate counts of armed bank robbery in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 2113(d); (3) seven separate counts of using and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 924(c)(1)(A)(ii) (brandishing the firearm); and (4) one count of using and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 924(c)(1)(A)(iii) (discharging the firearm). 

Issue:

CONCLUSION:

For the foregoing reasons, Gantt’s Motion for Writ of Mandamus (Docket No. 12), Motion for Evidentiary Hearing (Docket No. 13), Motion to Reopen Case (Docket No. 15), Motion for Evidentiary Hearing (Docket No. 17), and Motion to Compel disclosure or discovery (Docket No. 18) are DENIED. An Order follows. 

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