The opinion of the court was delivered by: U. S. District Judge, Gary Allen Feess
Social Security No. 4 3 3 5 (Last 4 digits)
JUDGMENT AND PROBATION/COMMITMENT ORDER MONTH DAY YEAR
In the presence of the attorney for the government, the defendant appeared in person on this date. 09 12 2011
CHRISTOPHER DAIN JOHNSON, 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: Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Conspiracy in violation fo 18 U.S.C. § 1962(d) as charged in Count 1 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, Vanessa Janeth Montes, is hereby committed on count 1 of the 56-count indictment to the custody of the Bureau of Prisons to be imprisoned for a term of 24 months.
It is ordered that the defendant shall pay to the United States a special assessment of $100, which is due immediately. Any unpaid balance 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.
Pursuant to Guideline Section 5E1.2(a), all fines are waived as the Court finds that the defendant has established that she is unable to pay and is not likely to become able to pay any fine.
Upon release from imprisonment, the defendant shall be placed on supervised release for a term of three years under the following terms and conditions:
1. The defendant shall comply with the rules and regulations of the
U. S. Probation Office and General Order 05-02;
2. The defendant shall not commit any violation of local, state or federal law or ordinance;
3. During the period of community supervision the defendant shall pay the special assessment in accordance with this judgment's orders pertaining to such payment;
4. The defendant shall comply with the immigration rules and regulations of the United States, and if deported or removed 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 the United States Court House, 312 North Spring Street, Room 600, Los Angeles, California 90012;
5. The defendant may not associate with anyone known to her to be a gang member and others known to her to be participants in the 38 th Street and/or Mexican Mafia gangs' criminal activities, with the exception of her family members. She may not wear, display, use or possess any gang insignias, emblems, badges, buttons, caps, hats, jackets, shoes, or any other clothing that defendant knows evidence affiliation with the 38 th Street or Mexican Mafia gangs, and may not display any signs or gestures that defendant knows evidence affiliation with the 38 th Street and Mexican Mafia gangs;
6. As directed by the Probation Officer, the defendant shall not be present in any area known to her to be a location where members of the 38 th Street and/or Mexican Mafia gangs meet and/or assemble; and
7. The defendant shall cooperate in the collection of a DNA sample from the defendant.
The drug testing condition mandated by statute is suspended based on the Court's determination that the defendant poses a low risk of future substance abuse.
The Court recommends that the defendant be designated in a Bureau of Prison facility somewhere in Southern California.
Defendant informed that she has waived her right to appeal.
On the Government's motion, all remaining counts of the underlying indictment/ information are ordered dismissed.
In addition to the special conditions of supervision imposed above, it is hereby ordered that the Standard Conditions of Probation and Supervised Release within this judgment be imposed. The Court may change the conditions of supervision, reduce or extend the period of supervision, and at any time during the supervision period or within the maximum period permitted by law, ...