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United States v. Bull

January 13, 2009

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
v.
JOHN ANTHONY BULL, DEFENDANT.



The opinion of the court was delivered by: M. James Lorenz United States District Court Judge

PRELIMINARY ORDER OF CRIMINAL FORFEITURE

WHEREAS, in the Information in the above-captioned case, the United States sought forfeiture of all right, title and interest in specific properties of the above-named Defendant pursuant to Title 18, United States Code, Section 2253 as properties that are visual depictions described in Title 18, United States Code, Section 2252, and all items containing such visual depictions, which were possessed in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2252; and all property, real and personal, used and intended to be used to commit or promote the commission of the aforesaid offense; and

WHEREAS, on or about May 6, 2008, the above-named Defendant, JOHN ANTHONY BULL ("Defendant"), pled guilty before this Court to the Information, which plea included consent to the criminal forfeiture allegation pursuant to Title 18 as set forth in the Information; and

WHEREAS, by virtue of the facts set forth in the plea agreement, the United States has established the requisite nexus between the forfeited properties and the offense; and

WHEREAS, by virtue of said guilty plea, the United States is now entitled to possession of said properties, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 2253 and Rule 32.2(b) of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to Rule 32.2(b), the United States having requested the authority to take custody of the following properties which were found forfeitable by the Court, namely:

(1) Computer images depicting minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct and the hard drives on which they are maintained; and

(2) One Compaq Presario SR1620NX Computer, Serial Number MXK54513K9; and

WHEREAS, the United States, having submitted the Order herein to the Defendant through his attorney of record, to review, and no objections having been received;

Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED:

1. Based upon the guilty plea of the Defendant, the United States is hereby authorized to take custody and control of the following assets, and all right, title and interest of Defendant JOHN ANTHONY BULL in the following properties are hereby forfeited to the United States for disposition in accordance with the law, subject to the provisions of 21 U.S.C. § 853(n):

(1) Computer images depicting minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct and the hard drives on which they are maintained; and

(2) One Compaq Presario SR1620NX Computer, Serial Number MXK54513K9.

2. The aforementioned forfeited assets are to be held by the United States Marshals Service in its ...


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