United States District Court, D. Hawaii
ORDER DENYING DEFENDANT’S MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION (ECF No. 133)
Helen Gillmor United States District Judge
Defendant Ramon Bonilla-Galeas, proceeding pro se, has filed a letter seeking reconsideration of the Court’s February 2, 2016 Order Denying his Motion for a Sentence Reduction pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3582(c)(2) and Amendment 782 to the United States Sentencing Guidelines.
Defendant’s Motion for Reconsideration (ECF No. 133) is DENIED.
On August 1, 2013, the grand jury returned the Indictment charging Defendant Ramon Bonilla-Galeas with two counts, as follows:
Count 1 for conspiracy to knowingly and intentionally distribute and possess with the intent to distribute fifty grams or more of methamphetamine in violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1), (b)(1)(A) and 846; and, Count 4 for possession with the intent to distribute fifty grams or more of methamphetamine in violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1), (b)(1)(A) and 18 U.S.C. § 2. (Indictment, ECF No. 10).
On September 29, 2014, Defendant pled guilty to Count 1 in the Indictment pursuant to a Plea Agreement. (ECF No. 70).
On July 2, 2015, Defendant was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment as to Count 1 in the Indictment. (ECF No. 98). The Court granted the Government’s motion to dismiss Count 4 in the Indictment. (Id.)
On July 19, 2015, Defendant filed a Notice of Appeal. (ECF No. 105).
On January 25, 2016, Defendant filed a MOTION FOR MODIFICATION OR REDUCTION OF SENTENCE PURSUANT TO 18 U.S.C. § 3582(c)(2) (GUIDELINE AMENDMENT No. 782). (ECF No. 131).
On February 2, 2016, the Court issued an ORDER DENYING DEFENDANT’S MOTION FOR MODIFICATION OR REDUCTION OF SENTENCE PURSUANT TO 18 U.S.C. § 3582(c)(2) AND DENYING DEFENDANT’S REQUEST FOR APPOINTMENT OF COUNSEL. (ECF No. 132).
On March 1, 2016, Defendant sent a letter to the Court seeking reconsideration of its February 2, 2016 Order Denying Defendant’s Motion for a Sentence Reduction. (ECF No. 133).
STANDARD OF REVIEW
A motion seeking reconsideration of a dispositive ruling in a criminal matter is treated like a motion to alter or amend a judgment pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 59(e). United States v. Belgarde, 148 F.Supp.2d 1104, 1105 (D. Mont. 2001). Such motions must be filed within ...