IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
April 5, 2012
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge Conner
AND NOW, this 5th day of April, 2012, upon consideration of the motion to withdraw plea (Doc. 176) filed pro se by defendant Edgar Ramos ("Ramos"),*fn1 and it appearing that Ramos is represented by counsel, John A. Abom, 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 to withdraw plea (Doc. 176) 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