ORDER DENYING MOTION TO DISMISS INDICTMENT, MOTION TO DISMISS

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					 Case 3:07-cr-00192-NBB-SAA          Document 133         Filed 02/26/2008          Page 1 of 1



                     IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
                   FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

V.                                                    CRIMINAL CASE NO. 3:07CR192-B-A

RICHARD F. “DICKIE” SCRUGGS,
DAVID ZACHARY SCRUGGS, AND
SIDNEY A. BACKSTROM

             ORDER DENYING MOTION TO DISMISS INDICTMENT,
                MOTION TO DISMISS COUNTS 2, 3, & 4, AND
                    MOTION FOR CHANGE OF VENUE

     In accordance with the bench opinions rendered in this cause on February 20 and 21,

2008, it is ORDERED AND ADJUDGED

     that the defendants’ motion to dismiss the indictment for outrageous government

     conduct is DENIED;

     that the defendants’ motion to dismiss counts 2, 3, & 4 of the indictment is

     DENIED; and

     that the defendants’ motion for change of venue is DENIED.

     This, the 26th day of February, 2008.

                                                                /s/ Neal Biggers
                                                          ______________________________
                                                          NEAL B. BIGGERS, JR.
                                                          SENIOR U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE