United States District Court, S.D. California
W. Robinson Acting United States Attorney
C. GAGLITARDI Assistant U.S. Attorney
FINDINGS OF FACT AND ORDER OF DETENTION
PETER C. LEWIS U.S. MAGISTRATE JUDGE .
accordance with Title 8 U.S.C. § 3142(f) of the Bail
Reform Act of 1984 (18 U.S.C. § 3141, et seq.), a
detention hearing was held on April 18, 2017, to determine
whether defendant Raul MEJIA, should be held in custody
pending trial on the grounds that he is a flight risk.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Seth Gagliardi appeared on behalf of
the United States. Attorney Eric Beaudikofer specially
appeared for counsel George Siddell on behalf of the
on the evidence proffered by the United States and Defendant,
the Pretrial Services report, and the Indictment issued
against Defendant on March 31, 2017, by the U.S. District
Court for the Southern District of California, the Court
concludes that the following facts establish by a
preponderance of the evidence that no condition or
combination of conditions will reasonably assure the
appearance of Defendant required.
Nature and Circumstances of the Offense Charged 08 U.S.C.
Indictment was issued in the Southern District of California,
Criminal Case No.: 17CR0809-CAB, charging Defendant with two
counts of the following:
Count 1: Title 18 U.S.C, Section 922(g)(1)
The Defendant knowingly possess a firearm that traveled in
and affected interstate commerce, to wit: a Stoeger Cougar
.40 calibar handgun bearing serial number T629-09D001357.
Count II: Title 18 U.S.C. 924(d) and Title 28 U.S.C. §
2461(c) Criminal Forfeiture The Defendant shall forfeit to
the United States, all firearms and ammunition involved in
the commission of the offense, including but not limited to
the following: a Stoeger Cougar .40 caliber handgun bearing
serial number T629-09D001357, approximately eleven rounds of
.40 caliber ammunition; and approximately thirty rounds of
.32 caliber ammunition.
offense carries with it a potential sentence of 10 years.
See, 18 U.S.C. § 924 (a)(2).
Weight of the Evidence Against the Defendant (18 ...