Unpublished Disposition, 902 F.2d 42 (9th Cir. 1990)

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US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - 902 F.2d 42 (9th Cir. 1990)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee,v.William R. STEPHENS, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 89-30257.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Submitted May 7, 1990.* Decided May 14, 1990.

Before FARRIS, PREGERSON and BOOCHEVER, Circuit Judges.


William Stephens pled guilty and was convicted of being an accessory after the fact to the theft of an automobile, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 3. The district court sentenced Stephens to twelve months' incarceration with one year of supervised release and imposed a fine of $15,870. Stephens refused to file a financial statement with the Probation Office. Stephens now appeals the fine as excessive and beyond his ability to pay.

We review sentencing on an abuse of discretion standard. United States v. Yarbrough, 852 F.2d 1522, 1545 (9th Cir.), cert. denied, 109 S. Ct. 171 (1988). There is nothing in the record to indicate an abuse of discretion by the district court. Accordingly, the district court is



The panel unanimously finds this case suitable for decision without oral argument. Fed. R. App. P. 34(a); Circuit Rule 34-4


This disposition is not appropriate for publication and may not be cited to or by the courts of this circuit except as provided by 9th Cir.R. 36-3