United States v. Shawn Sweeney ( 2016 )

  •                  United States Court of Appeals
                                For the Eighth Circuit
                                    No. 16-3337
                                 United States of America,
                           lllllllllllllllllllll Plaintiff - Appellee,
                                 Shawn Patrick Sweeney,
                          lllllllllllllllllllll Defendant - Appellant.
                         Appeal from United States District Court
                      for the Southern District of Iowa - Des Moines
                              Submitted: November 30, 2016
                                Filed: December 8, 2016
    Before COLLOTON, MURPHY, and GRUENDER, Circuit Judges.
          Shawn Sweeney directly appeals the sentence the district court1 imposed upon
    revoking his supervised release. His revocation sentence is composed of six months
           The Honorable Rebecca Ebinger, United States District Judge for the Southern
    District of Iowa.
    in prison and thirty-six months of supervised release. On appeal, Sweeney argues that
    the sentence is unreasonable. In addition, his counsel has moved for leave to
           Reviewing Sweeney’s revocation sentence for an abuse of discretion, see
    United States v. Hum, 
    766 F.3d 925
    , 927 (8th Cir. 2014) (per curiam), we conclude
    that the sentence is not unreasonable, as both the prison term and the supervised-
    release term are within statutory limitations, and the prison term is within the
    applicable advisory Guidelines range, see United States v. Petrekis, 
    551 F.3d 822
    824 (8th Cir. 2009). We affirm the judgment, and we grant counsel’s motion to

Document Info

DocketNumber: 16-3337

Filed Date: 12/8/2016

Modified Date: 12/8/2016