USA v. Belmont

Middle District of Florida, flmd-8:2017-cr-00317-338684

ORDER granting {{23}} Motion for Preliminary Order of Forfeiture of Property as to Joseph James Belmont (1). Signed by Judge Elizabeth A. Kovachevich on 11/6/2017. (JM)

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PageID 62 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA TAMPA DIVISION UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Case No. 8: 17 - cr - 317 - T - 17TBM JOSEPH JAMES BELMONT PRELIMINARY ORDER OF FORFEITURE THIS CAUSE comes before the Court upon the United States of America's Motion for a Preliminary Order of Forfeiture for the following: A Sterling Arms. 25 caliber pistol, model 300, serial number 077865; Three rounds of 25 caliber Western ammunition; Four rounds of. 25 caliber REM UMC ammunition; 4. A Glock. 40 caliber pistol, model 22GEN4, serial number RVT120; and 5. 15 rounds of 40 caliber Federal ammunition. Being fully advised of the relevant facts, the Court hereby finds that the defendant, a felon, possessed the assets identified above, as part of the offenses of being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, to which he pled guilty. Accordingly, it is hereby: PageID 63 CASE No. 8: 17 - CR - 317 - 5 - 177Bm ORDERED, ADJUDGED, and DECREED that for good cause shown, the United States ' motion is GRANTED. It is FURTHER ORDERED that, pursuant to 18U.S. C. 924 (d), 28U.S. C. § 2461 (c), and Rule 32. 2 (b) (2) of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, the assets identified above are hereby forfeited to the United States for disposition according to law. It is FURTHER ORDERED that this order shall become a final order of forfeiture as to the defendant at sentencing. The Court retains jurisdiction to address any third party claim that may be asserted in these proceedings, and to enter any further order necessary for the forfeiture and disposition of such property. the d ay of DONE and ORDERED in Tampa, Florida, this _ 6 November, 2017. BETZABETH A. KOVACHEVICH UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE US ELIZABETH A. KOVACHEVICH UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Copies to: Suzanne C. Nebesky, AUSA Counsel of Record