The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge: Hon. Anthony W. Ishii
APPLICATION FOR ORDER EXONERATING PROPERTY BOND; DECLARATION OF COUNSEL; AND ORDER THEREON
Defendant Rodolfo F. Suarez, Jr., through counsel Melody M. Walcott, Assistant Federal Defender, hereby moves the court for an order exonerating bond and for reconveyance of real property in the above-captioned case.
On April 21, 2008 defendant Rodolfo Suarez made an initial appearance in the above-captioned case for arraignment on the Complaint; a detention hearing was held at that time. Defendant was ordered released upon posting of a $75,000.00 property bond and Pretrial Service conditions. (Dkt. #9) The certified copy of the recorded Deed of Trust #2008-0034601 and original signed promissory note were delivered to the court on May 20, 2008. (Dkt. #29)
On April 23, 2010, after trial, Defendant Suarez was found guilty and was remanded into custody. (Dkt. #252) On August 11, 2010, Defendant Suarez appeared for sentencing and was sentenced to a term of 240 months in custody. Defendant Suarez remains in custody.
It is respectfully requested that bond be exonerated and title to the real property reconveyed.
Respectfully submitted, DANIEL J. BRODERICK Federal Defender
MELODY M. WALCOTT Assistant Federal Defender Attorney for Defendant RODOLFO F. SUAREZ, JR.
DECLARATION OF MELODY M. WALCOTT
I, Melody M. Walcott, declare as follows:
1. I am the Assistant Federal Defender representing Mr. Suarez in this case. This office was appointed to represent Mr. Suarez on April 21, 2008; I have represented him since April 24, 2008.
2. On April 21, 2008, Defendant Suarez was ordered released on posting a $75,000.00 property bond to be filed with the court. On May 20, 2008, a certified copy of recorded Deed of Trust #2008-0034601 and the original signed promissory note were delivered to the court. (Dkt. #29)
3. On April 23, 2010, after trial, Defendant Suarez was found guilty and was remanded into custody. (Dkt. #252)
4. On August 11, 2010, Defendant Suarez appeared for sentencing and was sentenced to a term of 240 months in custody. (Dkt. #313) ...