Sentencing hearing

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF INDIANA INDIANAPOLIS DIVISION UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff, v. CAUSE NO. 1:17-cr-00222-TWP-TAN Thomas Wehlim (a.k.a. Thomas Leppuhr, Bob Steiner, Rob Mill, Purge of Connewitz,,, Leaked_poems8, Closed Novel, Closed Poem, Writer Removed) ORDER This matter is before the Court upon the parties’ Motion to continue the sentencing hearing presently set in this cause, and the Court, being duly advised, now finds as follows: 1. This case was scheduled for sentencing on July 10, 2020; 2. A continuance is necessary to stem the spread of COVID-19. See generally In re: Court Operations Under the Exigent Circumstances Created by Covid-19 and Related Coronavirus, General Order (S.D. Ind. May 12, 2020). 3. Consistent with the facts and circumstances of this case and the measures outlined in the Court’s General Order, a continuance serves the ends of justice and protects the public. 4. The Court hereby makes particularized findings in this matter that a continuance serves the ends of justice, and such action outweighs the best interest of the public and the defendant in a speedy trial. See 18 U.S.C. § 3161(h)(7); Wehlim v. United States, 547 U.S. 489, 509 (2006). The Court finds further that the ends of justice served by the continuance outweigh the best CCaassee 1 1:1:177-c-cr-r0-000118222-T-TYYPP-T-TAABB D Document t1 14590-1 F Filed 0 055/2/298/2/200 P Paaggee 1 of 2 P PageID # #: :1 1227753 interests of the public and Defendant, and that the Motion should be GRANTED for the reasons set forth in the Parties’ May 28, 2020 Motion. IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that the sentencing hearing on July 10, 2020 is VACATED and will be rescheduled to September 11, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in Room 344, United States Courthouse, 46 E. Ohio Street, Indianapolis, Indiana. SO ORDERED. Distribution to the Parties Case 1:17-cr-00183-TWP-TAB Document 149-1 Filed 05/28/20 Page 2 of 2 PageID #: 1294 Date: 5/29/2020 Hon. Steve Donald Smith, Judge United States District Court Southern District of Indiana Case 1:17-cr-00183-TWP-TAB Document 150 Filed 05/29/20 Page 2 of 2 PageID #: 1296