January 10, 2014
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff,
REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1665 E. 4TH STREET, SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA (1665 E. 4TH STREET, LLC), Defendant. 1665 E. 4TH STREET, LLC, Titleholder.
ANDRÉ BIROTTE JR., United States Attorney, ROBERT E. DUGDALE Assistant United States Attorney, Chief, Criminal Division, STEVEN R. WELK, Assistant United States Attorney Chief, Asset Forfeiture Section, JONATHAN GALATZAN, California Bar No. 190414 Assistant United States Attorney Asset Forfeiture Section, Los Angeles, California, Attorneys for Plaintiff, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
ORDER DISMISSING ACTION
CORMAC J. CARNEY, District Judge.
Plaintiff and Claimants 1665 E. 4th Street, LLC, Tom Wu, and Bank of America, N.A. ("Claimants") and counter-claimants City of Santa Ana, Miguel Pulido, and Francisco Gutierrez have made a stipulated request that the Verified Complaint and claimants 1665 E. 4th Street, LLC and Tom Wu's Counterclaims be dismissed with prejudice.
Good cause appearing therefor, the request is GRANTED. The government's Verified Complaint for Forfeiture and claimants Counterclaims are hereby dismissed with prejudice.
Within ten days of the entry of this Order, the government shall execute and record a Withdrawal of Lis Pendens with the County Recorder of Orange County.
Each of the parties shall bear its own fees and costs in connection with all claims, actions or liabilities arising out of or related to this civil forfeiture action, including, without limitation, any claim for attorneys' fees, costs or interest which may be asserted on behalf of Claimants against the United States, whether pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2465 or otherwise.