IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
March 12, 2012
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge Conner
AND NOW, this 12th day of March, 2012, upon consideration of the motion to acquit or dismiss (Doc. 37), filed pro se by defendant Abraham Cruz, and it appearing that defendant is represented by counsel, Heidi R. Freese, Esquire, but filed the instant motion without assistance therefrom, see United States v. D'Amario, 268 F. App'x 179, 180 (3d Cir. 2008) ("The Constitution does not confer a right to proceed simultaneously by counsel and pro se . . . ."); see also United States v. Vampire Nation, 451 F.3d 189, 206 n.17 (3d Cir. 2006), it is hereby ORDERED that the motion (Doc. 37) to acquit or dismiss is DENIED without prejudice to defendant's right to file motions seeking similar relief with the assistance of counsel.
CHRISTOPHER C. CONNER United States District Judge
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