The opinion of the court was delivered by: District Judge Manuel L. Real
JUDGMENT AND PROBATION/COMMITMENT ORDER
In the presence of the attorney for the government, the defendant appeared in person, on: JANUARY 28, 2013
However, the court advised defendant of right to counsel and asked if defendant desired to have counsel appointed by the Court and the defendant thereupon waived assistance of counsel.
XX WITH COUNSEL Patrick Aguirre, retained PLEA:
XX GUILTY, and the Court being satisfied that there is a factual basis for the plea.
There being a finding of XX GUILTY, defendant has been convicted as charged of the offense(s) of: Attempted interference with commerce by extortion under color of official right in violation of Title 18 U.S.C. 1951(a) as charged in count one of the information, and Bribery concerning programs receiving federal funds in violation of Title 18 U.S.C. 666(a)(1)(B) as charged in count 2 of the information. JUDGMENT AND PROBATION/COMMITMENT ORDER:
The Court asked whether defendant had anything to say 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 the defendant is hereby committed to the Bureau of Prisons to be imprisoned for a term of:
Twelve (12) months, concurrent on counts 1 and 2.
IT IS FURTHER ADJUDGED that upon release from imprisonment defendant shall be placed on supervised release for three (3) years, concurrent on counts 1 and 2, under the following terms and conditions: the defendant 1) shall comply with the rules and regulations of the U.S. Probation Office and General Order 05-02 and General Order 01-05, including the three special conditions delineated in General Order 01-05; 2) shall refrain from any unlawful use of a controlled substance, and shall submit to 1 drug test within 15 days of release from imprisonment and at least 2 periodic drug tests thereafter, not to exceed 8 tests per month, as directed by the Probation Officer; 3) shall perform fifteen hundred (1500) hours of community service, as directed by the Probation Officer; 4) shall during the period of community supervision pay the special assessment and restitution in accordance with this judgment's orders pertaining to such payment; 5) shall apply all monies received from income tax refunds, lottery winn-ings, inheritance, judgments and any anticipated or unexpected financial gains to the outstanding court-ordered financial obligation;
6) shall truthfully and timely file and pay taxes owed for the year of conviction, and shall truthfully and timely file and pay taxes during the period of community supervision; further the defendant shall show proof to the Probation Officer of compliance with this order; 7) shall not be employed in any position by any local, state or federal government without prior approval of the Probation Officer; 8) the defendant's employment shall be approved by the Probation Officer, and any change in employment must be pre-approved by the Probation Officer; the defendant shall submit the name and address of the proposed employer to the Probation Officer at least 10 days prior to any scheduled change; 9) shall cooperate in the collection of a DNA sample from the defendant.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that all fines and costs of imprisonment are waived.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that defendant pay a special assessment of $200.00, which is due immediately.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that defendant pay restitution to the victim Federal Bureau of Investigation in the amount of $17,000.00, which shall be due during the period of imprisonment at the rate of not less than $25.00 per quarter, and pursuant to the Bureau of Prisons' Inmate Financial Responsibility Program. If any amount of the restitution remains unpaid after release from custody, nominal monthly payments of at least 10% of defendant's gross monthly income, but not less than $100.00, whichever is greater, during the period of supervised release. These payments shall begin 30 days after the commencement of supervision. Defendant shall be held jointly and severally liable with co-participants, Angel Perales (CR-12-654-R) and Osvaldo Conde (CR-12-668-R) for the amount of restitution in this judgment. The victim's recovery is limited to the amount of loss and the defendant's liability for restitution ceases if and when the victim receives full restitution.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that execution of sentence is stayed until February 25, 2013 at 12 noon, by which date and time the defendant shall self-surrender to the designated facility, or to the U.S. Marshal located at the Edward R. Roybal Federal Building and Courthouse, 255 East Temple Street, los Angeles, CA 90012.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the bond of the defendant shall be exonerated upon his self-surrender as stated above.
In addition to the special conditions of supervision imposed above, it is hereby ordered that the Standard Conditions of Probation and Supervised Release set out on the reverse side of 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 ...