United States District Court, S.D. Texas, Houston Division
ORDER OF DETENTION PENDING TRIAL
FRANCES H. STACY UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE.
accordance with the Bail Reform Act, 18 U.S.C. §
3142(f), a detention hearing has been held. I conclude that
the following facts are established by clear and convincing
evidence and require the detention of the above-named
defendants pending trial in this case.
Findings of Fact [18 U.S.C. § 3142(e), §
The defendants have been convicted of a (federal offense)
(state or local offense that would have been a federal
offense if a circumstance giving rise to federal jurisdiction
had existed) that is
 a crime of violence as defined in 18 U.S.C. §
 an offense for which the maximum sentence is life
imprisonment or death.
 an offense for which a maximum term of imprisonment of ten
years or more is prescribed in 21 U.S.C. () § 801 et
seq. () § 951 et seq. () § 955(a).
 a felony that was committed after the defendants have been
convicted of two or more prior federal offenses described in
18 U.S.C. § 3142(f)(1) (A)-(C), or comparable state or
The offense described in finding 1 was committed while the
defendants were on release pending trial for a federal, state
or local offense.
A period of not more than five years has elapsed since the
(date of conviction) (release of the defendants from
imprisonment) for the offense described in finding 1.
Findings Nos. 1, 2, and 3 establish a rebuttable presumption
that no condition or combination of conditions will
reasonably assure the safety of any other person and the
community. I further find that the defendants have not
rebutted this presumption.
Findings of Fact [18 U.S.C. § 3142(e)]
There is probable cause to believe that the defendants ...