United States of America, Plaintiff-appellee, v. Freddie Leon Chambers, Defendant-appellant.united States of America Plaintiff-appellee, v. James Anthony Johnson, Defendant-appellant, 50 F.3d 16 (9th Cir. 1995)Annotate this Case
Argued and Submitted Oct. 5, 1994. Decided March 13, 1995
Before: D.W. NELSON, NORRIS, and BOGGS,* Circuit Judges
James Anthony Johnson and Freddie Leon Chambers were convicted of one count of carjacking, 18 U.S.C. § 2119, and one count of using or carrying a firearm during the commission of a crime of violence, 18 U.S.C. § 924(c) (1). Defendants filed a joint motion to dismiss the section 924(c) charge on the ground that it was a violation of the Double Jeopardy Clause to be sentenced under both statutes. The district court denied the motion.
The Double Jeopardy Clause is not violated when cumulative sentences are imposed under section 2119 and section 924(c) (1). United States v. Martinez (No. 93-50803) (9th Cir., filed March 7, 1995). We AFFIRM.