The opinion of the court was delivered by: Dale S. Fischer, 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. 11 22 2010
X WITH COUNSEL George W. Buehler, 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 U.S.C. 1962(d): Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Conspiracy - Count 1 of the Indictment; 21 U.S.C. §§846, §841(a)(1): Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute and Distribute Methamphetamine - Count 8 of the Indictment; 21 U.S.C. §841(a)(1): Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance - Count 14 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 defendant, Marcos Gonzalez Romero, is committed on Counts 1, 8, and 14 of the Indictment to the custody of the Bureau of Prisons to be imprisoned for a term of TWO HUNDRED NINETY-ONE (291) MONTHS. This term consists of 291 months on each of Counts 1, 8, and 14 of the Indictment, to be served concurrently. This term has been reduced to account for 9 months served in Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. VA095100.
On release from imprisonment, the defendant shall be placed on supervised release for a term of Life. This term consists of 5 years on Count 1 and Life on each of Counts 8 and 14 of the Indictment, all such terms to run concurrently 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;
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 shall not commit any violation of local, state or federal law or ordinance;
The defendant shall comply with the immigration rules and regulations of the United States, and if deported from this country, either voluntarily or involuntarily, not re-enter the United States illegally. The defendant is not required to report to the Probation Office while residing outside of the United States; however, within 72 hours of release from any custody or any re-entry to the United States during the period of Court-ordered supervision, the defendant shall report for instructions to the United States Probation Office, located at: United States Court House, 312 N. Spring Street, Room 600, Los Angeles, California 90012;
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/placement of probation 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 obtain or possess any driver's license, Social Security number, birth certificate, passport or any other form of identification in any name, other than the defendant's true legal name; nor shall the defendant use, for any purpose or in any manner, any name other than his true legal name or names without the prior written approval of the Probation Officer;
The defendant may not associate with anyone known to him to be a Varrio Hawaiian Gardens (VHG) gang member or persons associated with the VHG gang, with the exception of his family members. He may not knowingly wear, display, use or possess any VHG gang insignias, emblems, badges, buttons, caps, hats, jackets, shoes, or any other clothing that evidences affiliation with the VHG gang, and may not knowingly display any VHG signs or gestures;
As directed by the Probation Officer, the defendant shall not be present in any area known to him to be a location where members of the VHG gang meet and/or assemble; and
The defendant shall cooperate in the collection of a DNA sample from the defendant.
The court has found that the property identified in the preliminary order of forfeiture is subject to forfeiture. The preliminary order is incorporated by reference into this judgment and is final as to defendant. The Forfeitable Property is described as:
$2,477 in United States Currency seized from defendant's residence in Lakewood, California, and $20,757 in United States Currency seized from defendant's "stash" pad in ...