IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
February 24, 2012
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
LUIS SANTAROSA, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Lawrence J. O'Neill United States District Judge
FINAL ORDER OF FORFEITURE
WHEREAS, on November 7, 2011, the Court entered a Preliminary Order of Forfeiture, pursuant to the provisions of 18 U.S.C. § 924(d)(1) and 28 U.S.C. § 2461(c), based upon the plea agreement entered into between plaintiff and defendant Luis Santarosa, in the following property:
a. The firearm and ammunition found in the defendant's possession on the date of the offense charged in this case, including but not limited to a Smith & Wesson Model 37, .38 caliber revolver, serial number 56317 and five rounds of .38 caliber Remington ammunition.
AND WHEREAS, beginning on December 21, 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 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. § 924(d)(1) and 28 U.S.C. § 2461(c), to be disposed of according to law, including all right, title, and interest of Luis Santarosa.
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 United States Marshals Service shall maintain custody of and control over the subject property until it is disposed of according to law.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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