The opinion of the court was delivered by: S. James Otero U. S. District Judge/Magistrate Judge
JUDGMENT AND PROBATION/COMMITMENT ORDER
In the presence of the attorney for the government, the defendant appeared in person on this date. Nov. 10 2010
X WITH COUNSEL Peter Carl Swarth (Appointed)
X GUILTY, and the court being satisfied that there is a factual basis for the plea. NOLO
There being a finding/verdict of GUILTY, defendant has been convicted as charged of the offense(s) of:
18 USC § 500: Passing Materially Altered Postal Money Orders as charged in count one 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 committed to the custody of the Bureau of Prisons to be imprisoned for a term of:
It is ordered that the defendant shall pay to the United States a special assessment of $100, which is
Defendant shall pay restitution in the total amount of $16,000.00 pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3663A, 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 to 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.
Restitution shall be due during the period of imprisonment, at the rate of not less than $25 per quarter, and pursuant to the Bureau of Prisons' Inmate Financial Responsibility Program. If any amount of the restitution remains unpaid after release from custody, nominal monthly payments of at least $25 shall be made during the period of supervised release. These payments shall begin 30 days after the commencement of supervision. 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
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. § 3612(g).
The defendant shall comply with General Order No. 01-05.
All fines are waived as it is found that the defendant does not have the ability to pay a fine in addition
Pursuant to the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984, it is the judgment of the Court that the defendant, Martin Montanez, is hereby committed on Count 1 of the 16-Count Indictment to the custody of the Bureau of Prisons to be imprisoned for a term of nine months.
Upon release from imprisonment, the defendant shall be placed on supervised release for a term of three 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 05-02;
The defendant shall not commit any violation of local, state or federal law or ordinance;
The defendant shall, within 72 hours of release from custody, contact the U.S. Probation Office, 1901 West Pacific Avenue, Suite 102, West Covina, California, 91790; 626-960-4936, for
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;
As directed by the Probation Officer, the defendant shall pay all or part of the costs of treating the defendant's drug dependency, mental health treatment, or both to the aftercare contractor during the period of community supervision, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3672. Additionally defendant is ordered to take medication as prescribed by medical professional and to comply with all other treatment advise provided by medical professionals.
During the course of supervision, the Probation Officer, with the agreement of the defendant and defense counsel, may place the defendant in a residential treatment program for co-occurring disorders approved by the United States Probation Office for treatment of mental health disorders and substance abuse or drug dependency, which may include psychiatric services, counseling and substance abuse testing. The ...