United States v. Cover, No. 12-1850 (8th Cir. 2013)Annotate this Case
Defendant pled guilty to possession of child pornography and subsequently appealed his sentence. Defendant had a prior conviction under a Nebraska statute, Neb. Rev. Stat. 28-320.01, for sexual assault of a child. The court held that defendant's Nebraska conviction triggered application of the ten-year mandatory minimum. The court also held that defendant waived all other challenges to his sentence in his plea agreement. Accordingly, the court affirmed the sentence.