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Cecily Aguilar's court date pushed back for third time

 Cecily Anne Aguilar
Posted at 11:24 AM, Dec 29, 2020
and last updated 2021-01-05 18:56:16-05

UPDATE: The defense attorney representing Cecily Aguilar has been granted a motion of continuance to move the Plea Agreement deadline to February 15, 2021.

Rearraignment in this case is reset to February 23, 2021, at 9:00 am before the Honorable Jeffrey Manske. Jury selection and trial is reset to March 8, 2021, at 9:00 am.

Read the court document here:


The defense attorney representing Cecily Aguilar has filed a motion for continuance asking for more time to complete his review of discovery and investigation in this case.

A trial date had been set last month for Aguilar after her initial trial date had been pushed back by two months.

If approved, this will be the third time Aguilar's trial will be pushed back.

According to court documents, re-arraignment was scheduled for September 22 while jury selection and trial was set to begin on September 28. Re-arraignment had been rescheduled to November 10, while jury selection and trial would've begun on November 30.

She was then scheduled to be re-arraigned on Tuesday, November 10, 2020, but that date had been pushed to January 5, 2021.

The motion has neither been approved nor denied yet.

Aguilar pleaded not guilty to one count of conspiracy to tamper with evidence and two substantive counts of tampering with evidence. Aguilar faces up to 20 years in federal prison for each count upon conviction.