The opinion of the court was delivered by: Philip S. Gutierrez, U. S. District Judge
JUDGMENT AND PROBATION/COMMITMENT ORDER
In the presence of the attorney for the government, the defendant appeared in person on this date. 5 11 2009
X WITH COUNSEL Eric E. Bronson, retained counsel
X GUILTY, and the court being satisfied that there is a factual basis for the plea. NOLO
There being a finding/verdict of X GUILTY, defendant has been convicted as charged of the offense(s) of:
33 U.S.C. §§ 1311(a) and 1319(c)(1)(A) - Negligent Discharge of Pollutants Into a Publicly-Owned Treatment Works as charged in the Single-Count Information; and
18 U.S.C. § 2(b) - Causing an Act to be Done as charged in the Single-Count Information.
The Court asked whether there was any reason why judgment should not be pronounced. Because no sufficient cause to the contrary was shown, or appeared to the Court, the Court adjudged the defendant guilty as charged and convicted and ordered that:
IT IS ORDERED that the defendant shall pay to the United States a special assessment of $25, which is due immediately.
Pursuant to the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984, IT IS THE JUDGMENT of the Court that the defendant, Alfredo Almazan, is hereby placed on probation on Count 1 of the Single-Count Information for a term of three (3) years under the following terms and conditions:
1. The defendant shall comply with the rules and regulations of the U. S. Probation Office and General Order 318;
2. During the period of community supervision, the defendant shall pay the special assessment in accordance with this judgment's orders pertaining to such payment; and
3. The defendant shall cooperate in the collection of a DNA sample from the defendant.
The drug testing condition mandated by statute is suspended based on the Court's determination that the defendant poses a low risk of future substance abuse.
All fines are waived as it is found that the defendant does not have the ability to pay.
The defendant is advised of his right to appeal.
The defendant's bond is ORDERED exonerated.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Pretrial Services return the defendant's passport to the defendant.
In addition to the special conditions of supervision imposed above, it is hereby ordered that the Standard Conditions of Probation and Supervised Release within this judgment be imposed. The Court may change the conditions of supervision, reduce or extend the period of supervision, and at any time during the supervision period or within the maximum period permitted by law, ...