June 24, 2013
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff,
DAMON HELTON, et al., Defendants.
AMUL R. THAPAR, District Judge.
The United States originally filed an indictment against thirty-four defendants. R. 1. The United States then filed a superseding indictment that brings the total number of defendants to forty, adds several new charges, and modifies the initial forfeiture allegation. R. 364. The United States moved orally to dismiss the original indictment as to all defendants. Magistrate Judge Candace J. Smith recommended that this Court grant the motion. R. 544. The deadline for filing any objections has passed, and no defendant has filed an objection. See Fed. R. Crim. P. 59(b)(2) (requiring defendants to file objections within fourteen days after the recommended disposition).
Accordingly, it is ORDERED that this Court ACCEPTS and ADOPTS the Magistrate Judge's report and recommendation, R. 544. The United States' oral motion to dismiss the original indictment, R. 1, as to all defendants is GRANTED.