USA v. Gillis

Middle District of Florida, flmd-8:2017-cr-00204-336534

ORDER granting {{62}} Motion for Final Order of Forfeiture of Property as to La Vonte Lewis Gillis (1). Signed by Judge Elizabeth A. Kovachevich on 7/31/2018. (JM)

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PageID 213 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA TAMPA DIVISION UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Case No. 8: 17 - cr - 204 - T - 17CPT LA VONTE LEWIS GILLIS a / k / a " LAVONTE GILLIS " a / k / a " LA ' VONTE GILLIS " 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 a Taurus urus International model PT92AF, 9mm pistol, serial number TLK85570D, and thirteen rounds of assorted 9mm ammunition. On May 7, 2018, the Court entered a Preliminary Order of Forfeiture for the assets described above, pursuant to 21U.S. C. $ 853 (a) (2), 18U.S. C. S 924 (d), and 28U.S. C. § 2461 (C) . Doc. 53. The Court finds that in accordance with 21U.S. C. $ 853 (n) and Rule 32. 2 (b) (6) (C), the United States published notice of the forfeiture and of its intent to dispose of the assets on the official government website, www. forfeiture. gov, from May 31, 2018 through June 29, 2018. Doc. 61. The publication gave notice to all third parties with a legal interest in the assets NL to file with the Office of the Clerk, United States District Court, Middle PageID 214 CASE NO. 8: 17 CR - 204. T - 7CPT 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. It is FURTHER ORDERED that pursuant to 21U.S. C. § 853 (n) (7) and Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 32. 2 (c) (2), all right, title and interest in the assets identified above are CONDEMNED and FORFEITED to the United States for disposition according to law. Clear title to the assets is now vested in the United States of America. DONE and ORDERED in Tampa, Florida, this 3 st day of July, 2018 26 LED ce ELIZABETH A. KOVACHEVICH UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE ELIZABETH: A. KOVACHEVICH UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE. Copies to: Suzanne C. Nebesky, AUSA Counsel of Record