IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
June 17, 2011
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
GUILLERMO CRUZ LOPEZ,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Garland E. Burrell, Jr. United States District Judge
FINAL ORDER OF FORFEITURE
WHEREAS, on or about March 16, 2011, this Court entered a Preliminary Order of Forfeiture pursuant to the provisions of 21 U.S.C. § 853(a), based upon the plea agreement entered into between plaintiff and defendant Guillermo Cruz Lopez forfeiting to the United States the following property:
a) a loaded Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc., 9 millimeter semi-automatic pistol, serial number 304-88181; and a loaded Walther 9 millimeter semi-automatic pistol, serial number 315626.
AND WHEREAS, beginning on March 17, 2011, for at least 30 consecutive days, the United States published notice of the Court's Order of Forfeiture on the official internet government forfeiture site www.forfeiture.gov. Said published notice advised all third parties of their right to petition the Court within sixty (60) days from the first day of publication of the notice for a hearing to adjudicate the validity of their alleged legal interest in the forfeited property;
AND WHEREAS, the United States sent direct written notice by certified mail to Anthony Cribari;
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 21 U.S.C. § 853(a), to be disposed of according to law, including all right, title, and interest of Guillermo Cruz Lopez.
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 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives shall maintain custody of and control over the subject property until it is disposed of according to law.
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