IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
May 19, 2011
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
JOSEPH HATFIELD, AND JAHMEELAH SULLINS,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: John A. Mendez United States District Judge
BENJAMIN B. WAGNER United States Attorney MATTHEW G. MORRIS Assistant U.S. Attorney 501 I Street, Suite 10-100 Sacramento, California 95814 Telephone: (916) 554-2700
FINAL ORDER OF FORFEITURE
WHEREAS, on or about February 25, 2011, this Court entered a Preliminary Order of Forfeiture pursuant to the provisions of 18 U.S.C. §§ 982(a)(2)(B) and 1029(c)(1)(C), based upon the plea agreement entered into between plaintiff and defendant Joseph Hatfield forfeiting to the United States the following property:
a) Two reader/encoders;
c) Approximately $26,900 in U.S. Currency; and
d) Gold and diamond earrings.
AND WHEREAS, beginning on March 3, 2011, for at least 30 consecutive days, the United States published notice of the Court's Orders of Forfeiture on the official internet government forfeiture site www.forfeiture.gov. Said published notices advised all third parties of their right to petition the Court within sixty (60) days from the first day of publication of the notices for a hearing to adjudicate the validity of their alleged legal interest in the forfeited property;
AND WHEREAS, the Court has been advised that no third party has filed a claim to the subject property, and the time for any person or entity to file a claim has expired.
Accordingly, it is hereby ORDERED and ADJUDGED:
1. A Final Order of Forfeiture shall be entered forfeiting to the United States of America all right, title, and interest in the above-listed property pursuant to 18 U.S.C. §§ 982(a)(2)(B) and 1029(c)(1)(C), to be disposed of according to law, including all right, title, and interest of Joseph Hatfield.
2. All right, title, and interest in the above-listed property shall vest solely in the name of the United States of America.
3. The U. S. Marshals Service shall maintain custody of and control over the subject property until it is disposed of according to law.
John A. Mendez
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