The court ordered the sentence of imprisonment imposed on the individual stayed and ordered the individual to remain under her current conditions of release pending her appeal. The court asserted that the individual did not meet the conditions of the Bail Reform Act but reversed its previous order after being directed by the Court of Appeals to reconsider in light of her undisclosed medical condition and the COVID-19 pandemic.
United States v. Hector, No. 2:18-cr-3-002 (W.D. Va. Mar. 27, 2020)
Criminal (Federal Charges)
Release, Temporary Restraining Order (TRO)
Type of Court
Federal District Court
Type of Court
State Highest Court
Type of Case
Elderly, Immigrant Detention, Post-Conviction Detention [jail or prison], Pre-Existing Health Conditions
Compassionate Release Case
Case Tracking Number
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Place of Incarceration
Home Detention / House Arrest
Substantive Due Process - Punitive Detention (both 14th and 5th Amendments)
Bail Reform Act, Bail Pending Sentence or Appeal, 18 U.S.C. § 3143, Other, § 2241 Habeas, Fed. R. Crim. P. 38(b)(1)
Conspiracy to distribute or possess with intent to distribute controlled substances; Distributing or possessing with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine
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