The opinion of the court was delivered by: Dale S. Fischer, United States District Judge
JUDGMENT AND PROBATION/COMMITMENT ORDER
In the presence of the attorney for the government, the defendant appeared in person on this date.
X WITH COUNSEL George Steele, Appointed
X GUILTY, and the court being satisfied that there is a factual basis for the plea.
NOLO CONTENDERE NOT GUILTY
There being a finding/verdict of X GUILTY, defendant has been convicted as charged of the offense(s) of:
18 U.S.C. 843 (b) - Unlawful Use of a Communication Facility - Count 20 of the Indictment
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: Pursuant to the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984, it is the judgment of the Court that the defendant, Ernie Joseph Valadez, is hereby placed on Probation on Count 20 of the Indictment for a term of 5 years under the following terms and conditions:
The defendant shall comply with the rules and regulations of the U. S. Probation Office and General Order 318;
The defendant shall refrain from any unlawful use of a controlled substance. The defendant shall submit to one drug test within 15 days of release from imprisonment and at least two periodic drug tests thereafter, not to exceed eight tests per month, as directed by the Probation Officer;
The defendant shall participate in an outpatient substance abuse treatment and counseling program that includes urinalysis, breath, and/or sweat patch testing, as directed by the Probation Officer. The defendant shall abstain from using illicit drugs and alcohol, and abusing prescription medications during the period of supervision;
During the course of supervision, the Probation Officer, with the agreement of the defendant and defense counsel, may place the defendant in a residential drug treatment program approved by the United States Probation Office for treatment of narcotic addiction or drug dependency, which may include counseling and testing, to determine if the defendant has reverted to the use of drugs, and the defendant shall reside in the treatment program until discharged by the Program Director and Probation Officer;
The Court authorizes the Probation Office to disclose the Presentence Report to the substance abuse treatment provider to facilitate the defendant's treatment for narcotic addiction or drug dependency. Further redisclosure of the Presentence Report by the treatment provider is prohibited without the consent of the sentencing judge;
During the period of community supervision the defendant shall pay the special assessment in accordance with this judgment's orders pertaining to such payment;
The defendant may not associate with anyone known to him to be a Florencia 13 gang member or persons associated with the Florencia 13 gang, with the exception of his family members, and individuals at Homeboy Industries and other similar programs, as approved by the Probation Officer. He may not knowingly wear, display, use or possess any Florencia 13 gang insignias, emblems, badges, buttons, caps, hats, jackets, shoes, or any other clothing, which evidences affiliation with the Florencia 13 gang, and may not knowingly display any Florencia 13 signs or gestures; and
The defendant shall cooperate in the collection of a DNA sample from the defendant
It is ordered that the defendant shall pay to the United States a special assessment of $100, which is due immediately.
All fines are waived as it is found that the defendant does not have the ability to pay.
The Court grants the government's motion to dismiss the remaining counts of the ...