US v. Joneathon Blakney, No. 14-4489 (4th Cir. 2014)

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UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 14-4489 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff - Appellee, v. JONEATHON LORENZO BLAKNEY, a/k/a Bird, Defendant - Appellant. Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, at Florence. Terry L. Wooten, Chief District Judge. (4:10-cr-01172-TLW-1) Submitted: November 20, 2014 Decided: November 24, 2014 Before KING and KEENAN, Circuit Judges, and HAMILTON, Senior Circuit Judge. Affirmed by unpublished per curiam opinion. Joneathon Lorenzo Blakney, Appellant Pro Se. Arthur Bradley Parham, Assistant United States Attorney, Florence, South Carolina, for Appellee. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. PER CURIAM: Joneathon Lorenzo Blakney appeals the district court’s amended judgment granting the Government’s 35(b) motion and reducing his sentence. record and find no reversible error. amended judgment. Fed. R. Crim. P. We have reviewed the Accordingly, we affirm the See United States v. Davis, 679 F.3d 190, 194-96 (4th Cir. 2012) (holding that district court may consider 18 U.S.C. § 3553(a) (2012) factors when deciding the extent of sentence reduction dispense with contentions are oral after granting argument adequately Rule because presented in 35(b) the the relief). facts We and legal materials before this court and argument would not aid the decisional process. AFFIRMED 2