USA v. Belmont

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

ORDER granting {{37}} Motion for Final Order of Forfeiture of Property as to Joseph James Belmont (1). Signed by Judge Elizabeth A. Kovachevich on 1/11/2018. (JM)

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PageID 176 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 FINAL ORDER OF FORFEITURE THIS CAUSE comes before the Court upon the United States ' Motion for a Final Order of Forfeiture, pursuant to 21U.S. C. 853 (n) (7) and Rule 32. 2 (c) (2) of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, for the following assets: 1. 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. On November 6, 2017, the Court entered a Preliminary Order of Forfeiture for the assets described above, pursuant to 18U.S. C. 8 924 (d) and 28U.S. C. § 2461 (c) . Doc. 24. The Court finds that in accordance with 21U.S. C. $ 853 (n) and Rule 32. 2 (b) (O) (C), the United States published notice of the forfeiture and of its PagelD 177 intent to dispose of the assets on the official government website, www. forfeiture. gov, from November 7, 2017 through December 6, 2017. Doc. 28. The publication gave notice to all third parties with a legal interest in the assets to file with the Office of the Clerk, United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, Sam Gibbons Federal Courthouse, 2nd Floor, 801 North Florida Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33602, a petition to adjudicate their interests within 60 days of the first date of publication. No third party has filed a petition or claimed an interest in the assets, and the time for filing such petition has expired. Accordingly, it is hereby: ORDERED, ADJUDGED, and DECREED that for good cause shown, the United States ' motion is GRANTED. T It is FURTHER ORDERED that pursuant to 21U.S. C. § 853 (n) (7) and 1 UL Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 32. 2 (c) (2), all right, title and interest in the assets are CONDEMNED and FORFEITED to the United States for disposition according to law. PagelD 178 CASE NO. 8: 17 - CR - 317 - T - 17TBI Clear title to the assets is now vested in the United States of America. MA DONE and ORDERED in Tampa, Florida, this / / day of January, 2018. Lyr. WWW. VT. . . ELIZABETH A. KOVACHEVICH UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE ZA2 11 UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE hak1 Copies to: Suzanne C. Nebesky, AUSA Counsel of Record