The opinion of the court was delivered by: James V. Selna, 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.
X WITH COUNSEL Kate Corrigan, 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: Theft of mail and possession of stolen mail in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1708 as charged in Count 4 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 is hereby placed on:
Probation for a term of Twelve (12) Months on Count 4 of the Indictment .
It is ordered that the defendant shall pay to the United States a special assessment of $100, which is due immediately.
It is ordered that the defendant shall pay restitution in the total amount of $14,616.50, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3663A. Defendant shall pay restitution in the amount ordered to victims as set forth in a separate victim list prepared by the probation office which this Court adopts and which reflects the Court's determination of the amount of restitution due each victim. The victim list, which shall be forwarded to the fiscal section of the clerk's office, shall remain confidential to protect the privacy interests of the victims. If the defendant makes a partial payment, each payee shall receive approximately proportional payment unless another priority order or percentage payment is specified in this Restitution shall be due during the period of probation in nominal monthly payments of at least $50. These payments shall begin 30 days after the commencement of probation. Nominal restitution payments are ordered as the court finds that the defendant's economic circumstances do not allow for either immediate or future payment of the amount
Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3612(f)(3)(A), interest on the restitution ordered is waived because the defendant does not have the ability to pay interest. Payments may be subject to penalties for default and delinquency pursuant to 18 U.S.C. §
The defendant shall be held jointly and severally liable with convicted co-defendant Jeanette Merchberger for $300 of the amount of restitution ordered paid to victim American Christian Credit Union, and for $100 of the amount of restitution ordered paid to victim Universal Space Network. The victims' recovery is limited to the amount of their loss and the defendant's liability for restitution ceases if and when the victims receive full restitution.
All fines are waived as it is found that the defendant does not have the ability to pay a fine in addition to restitution.
The defendant shall comply with General Order No. 01-05.
The defendant's term of probation shall be served 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 cooperate in the collection of a DNA sample from his person;
The defendant shall pay the special assessment and restitution in accordance with this judgment's orders pertaining to such payment;
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 not be employed by any business involving the collection, delivery, sorting, or handling of mail in any manner without the express written approval of the Probation Officer prior to engagement in such employment; and The defendant shall apply monies in excess of $500.00 received from income tax refunds to the outstanding court-ordered financial obligation. In addition, the defendant shall apply all monies received from lottery winnings, ...