USA v. Prayer
Criminal

District of Nebraska, ned-8:2004-cr-00440-32916

JUDGMENT as to Brandon E. Prayer. The defendant plead guilty to Counts I, III, IV, and V of the Superseding Indictment and is sentenced to the custody of the Bureau of Prisons for 110 months on Counts I, III, V and 84 months on Count IV to be served consecutive to counts I, III, and V; and shall be given credit for time served. Three (3) years Supervised Release on Counts I, III, and V and five (5) years on Count IV to run concurrently with special conditions. $400.00 Special Assessment due and payable immediately; Restitution in the amount of $79,584.09 to be paid jointly and severally with Serman R. Wade (8:04cr462). The Indictment and Count II of the Superseding Indictment are dismissed on the motion of the government as to this defendant only as to defendant Brandon E. Prayer. Ordered by Judge Joseph F. Bataillon. (4 Certified copies to USM)

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8:04-cr-00440-JFB-FG3 Doc # 58 Filed: 10/22/07 Page 1 of 6 - Page ID # 136 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Plaintiff v. Case Number 8:04cr440-001 USM Number 66299-179 BRANDON E. PRAYER Defendant JULIE A. FRANK Defendant's Attorney ___________________________________ JUDGMENT IN A CRIMINAL CASE (For Offenses Committed On or After November 1, 1987) THE DEFENDANT pleaded guilty to counts I, III IV and V of the Superseding Indictment on August 3, 2007. ACCORDINGLY, the court has adjudicated that the defendant is guilty of the following offenses: Date Offense Count Title, Section & Nature of Offense Concluded Numbers 18:2113(a) and 2 - BANK ROBBERY BY FORCE OR June 25, 2004 I VIOLENCE 18:2113(a) and 2 - BANK ROBBERY BY FORCE OR March 10, 2004 III VIOLENCE 18:924(c)(1)(C) - VIOLENT CRIME/DRUGS/MACHINE March 10, 2004 IV GUN 18:2113(a) and 2 - BANK ROBBERY BY FORCE OR May 3, 2004 V VIOLENCE The defendant is sentenced as provided in pages 2 through 6 of this judgment. The sentence is imposed pursuant to the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984 and Booker/FanFan decisions. The Indictment and count II of the Superseding Indictment are dismissed on the motion of the United States as to this defendant only. Following the imposition of sentence, the Court advised the defendant of the right to appeal pursuant to the provisions of Fed. R. Crim. P. 32 and the provisions of 18 U.S.C. § 3742 (a) and that such Notice of Appeal must be filed with the Clerk of this Court within ten (10) days of this date. IT IS ORDERED that the defendant shall notify the United States Attorney for this district within 30 days of any change of name, residence, or mailing address until all fines, restitution, costs and special assessments imposed by this judgment are fully paid. If ordered to pay restitution, the defendant shall notify the court and United States attorney of any material change in the defendant's economic circumstances. Date of Imposition of Sentence: October 19, 2007 s/ Joseph F. Bataillon United States District Judge October 22, 2007 8:04-cr-00440-JFB-FG3 Doc # 58 Filed: 10/22/07 Page 2 of 6 - Page ID # 137 Defendant: BRANDON E. PRAYER Page 2 of 6 Case Number: 8:04cr440-001 IMPRISONMENT The defendant is hereby committed to the custody of the United States Bureau of Prisons to be imprisoned for a term of one hundred ten (110) months on counts I, III and V and eighty-four (84) months on count IV to be served consecutive to counts I, III and V. The Court makes the following recommendations to the Bureau of Prisons: 1. That the defendant participate in the 500-hour Comprehensive Drug Treatment Program or any similar drug treatment program available. 2. That the defendant be incarcerated in a federal facility as close to Omaha, Nebraska as possible and with appropriate higher educational opportunities as possible. 3. Defendant shall be given credit for time served. (X) The defendant is remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal. ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF RECEIPT I hereby acknowledge receipt of a copy of this judgment this ____ day of ____________, ______ _____________________________ Signature of Defendant RETURN It is hereby acknowledged that the defendant was delivered on the ____ day of _______________, _____ to _________________________________, with a certified copy of this judgment. __________________________________ UNITED STATES WARDEN By:__________________________________ NOTE: The following certificate must also be completed if the defendant has not signed the Acknowledgment of Receipt, above. CERTIFICATE It is hereby certified that a copy of this judgment was served upon the defendant this ____ day of _______________, ______ __________________________________ UNITED STATES WARDEN By:__________________________________ 8:04-cr-00440-JFB-FG3 Doc # 58 Filed: 10/22/07 Page 3 of 6 - Page ID # 138 Defendant: BRANDON E. PRAYER Page 3 of 6 Case Number: 8:04cr440-001 SUPERVISED RELEASE Upon release from imprisonment, the defendant shall be on supervised release for a term of three (3) years on counts I, III and V and five (5) years on count IV to run concurrently. The defendant shall report to the probation office in the district to which the defendant is released within 72 hours of release from the custody of the Bureau of Prisons. The defendant shall not commit another federal, state or local crime. The defendant shall not possess a firearm, destructive device, or any other dangerous weapon. The defendant shall not unlawfully possess a controlled substance. The defendant shall refrain from any unlawful use of a controlled substance. The defendant shall submit to one drug test within 15 days of release from imprisonment and at least two periodic drug tests thereafter, as determined by the court. If this judgment imposes a fine or restitution, it is a condition of supervised release that the defendant pay in accordance with the Schedule of Payments sheet of this judgment. The defendant must comply with standard conditions that have been adopted by this court as well as with any additional conditions on the attached page. STANDARD CONDITIONS OF SUPERVISION 1. The defendant shall not leave the judicial district without the permission of the court or probation officer; 2. The defendant shall report to the probation officer and shall submit a truthful and complete written report within the first five days of each month; 3. The defendant shall answer truthfully all inquiries by the probation officer and follow the instructions of the probation officer; 4. The defendant shall support his or her dependents and meet other family responsibilities; 5. The defendant shall work regularly at a lawful occupation, unless excused by the probation officer for schooling, training, or other acceptable reasons; 6. The defendant shall notify the probation officer at least ten days prior to any change in residence or employment; 7. The defendant shall refrain from excessive use of alcohol and shall not purchase, possess, use, distribute, or administer any controlled substance or any paraphernalia related to any controlled substances, except as prescribed by a physician; 8. The defendant shall not frequent places where controlled substances are illegally sold, used, distributed, or administered; 9. The defendant shall not associate with any persons engaged in criminal activity and shall not associate with any person convicted of a felony, unless granted permission to do so by the probation officer; 10. The defendant shall permit a probation officer to visit him or her at any time at home or elsewhere and shall permit confiscation of any contraband observed in plain view of the probation officer; 11. The defendant shall notify the probation officer within seventy-two hours of being arrested or questioned by a law enforcement officer; 12. The defendant shall not enter into any agreement to act as an informer or a special agent of a law enforcement agency without the permission of the court; 13. As directed by the probation officer, the defendant shall notify third parties of risks that may be occasioned by the defendant's criminal record or personal history or characteristics and shall permit the probation officer to make such notifications and to confirm the defendant's compliance with such notification requirement. 8:04-cr-00440-JFB-FG3 Doc # 58 Filed: 10/22/07 Page 4 of 6 - Page ID # 139 Defendant: BRANDON E. PRAYER Page 4 of 6 Case Number: 8:04cr440-001 SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF SUPERVISION 1. The defendant shall cooperate in the collection of DNA as directed by the probation officer, pursuant to the Public Law 108-405 (Revised DNA Collection Requirements Under the Justice for All Act of 2004), if such sample was not collected during imprisonment. 2. Paragraph # 7 of the Standard Conditions of supervision is modified, i.e., instead of merely refraining from excessive use of alcohol, the defendant shall not purchase or possess, use, distribute, or administer any alcohol, just the same as any other narcotic or controlled substance. 3. The defendant shall submit his or her person, residence, office, or vehicle to a search conducted by a United States Probation Officer at any time; failure to submit to a search may be grounds for revocation; the defendant shall warn any other residents that the premises may be subject to searches pursuant to this condition. 4. The defendant shall attend, pay for and successfully complete any diagnostic evaluations, treatment or counseling programs, or approved support groups (e.g., AA/NA) for alcohol and/or controlled substance abuse, as directed by the probation officer. 5. The defendant shall pay restitution in the amount of $79,584.09 to the Clerk of the U.S. District Court, 111 S. 18th Plaza, Suite 1152, Omaha, Nebraska 68102-1322. Restitution is ordered jointly and severally with Sherman R. Wade (Case 8:04cr462). Restitution shall be paid in accordance with the schedule set forth in the "Schedule of Payments" set forth in this judgment. The defendant shall be responsible for providing proof of payment to the probation officer as directed. 6. The defendant shall provide the probation officer with access to any requested financial information. 7. Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3583 (d), the defendant shall submit to a drug test within fifteen (15) days of release on supervised release and at least two (2) periodic drug tests thereafter to determine whether the defendant is using a controlled substance. Further, the defendant shall submit to such testing as requested by any probation officer to detect the presence of alcohol or controlled substances in the defendant's body fluids and to determine whether the defendant has used any of those substances. Based on the defendant's ability to pay, the defendant shall pay for the collection of urine samples to be tested for the presence of alcohol and/or controlled substances in an amount to be determined by the probation officer. 8. The defendant shall report to the Supervision Unit of the U.S. Probation Office for the District of Nebraska between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., 111 South 18th Plaza, Suite C79, Omaha, Nebraska, (402) 661-7555, within seventy-two (72) hours of release from confinement, and, thereafter, as directed by the probation officer. 8:04-cr-00440-JFB-FG3 Doc # 58 Filed: 10/22/07 Page 5 of 6 - Page ID # 140 Defendant: BRANDON E. PRAYER Page 5 of 6 Case Number: 8:04cr440-001 CRIMINAL MONETARY PENALTIES The defendant shall pay the following total criminal monetary penalties in accordance with the schedule of payments set forth in this judgment. Total Assessment Total Fine Total Restitution $400.00 $79,584.09 The Court has determined that the defendant does not have the ability to pay interest and it is ordered that: interest requirement is waived. FINE No fine imposed. RESTITUTION Restitution in the amount of $79,584.09 is hereby ordered. Restitution is ordered jointly and severally with Sherman R. Wade (Case 8:04cr462). The defendant shall make restitution to the following payees in the amounts listed below. If the defendant makes a partial payment, each payee shall receive an approximately proportional payment, unless specified otherwise in the priority order or percentage payment column below. However, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3664(I), all nonfederal victims must be paid in full prior to the United States receiving payment. Priority Order **Total Amount Amount of or Percentage Name of Payee of Loss Restitution Ordered of Payment First State Bank $25,000.00 $25,000.00 Priority Fremont, NE Order/Percentage Chubb Group of $3,999.50 $3,999.50 Priority Insurance Companies Order/Percentage Pittsburgh, PA Tier One Bank $15,521.30 $15,521.30 Priority Omaha, NE Order/Percentage Bank of Bennington $5,000.00 $5,000.00 Priority Bennington, NE Order/Percentage Kansas Bankers Surety $30,063.29 $30,063.29 Priority Company Order/Percentage Topeka, KS Totals $79,584.09 $79,584.09 **Findings for the total amount of losses are required under Chapters 109A, 110, 110A, and 113A of Title 18, United States Code, for offenses committed on or after September 13, 1994 but before April 23, 1996. 8:04-cr-00440-JFB-FG3 Doc # 58 Filed: 10/22/07 Page 6 of 6 - Page ID # 141 Defendant: BRANDON E. PRAYER Page 6 of 6 Case Number: 8:04cr440-001 SCHEDULE OF PAYMENTS The defendant shall pay the special assessment in the amount of $400.00 immediately. The criminal monetary penalty is due in full on the date of the judgment. The defendant is obligated to pay said sum immediately if he or she has the capacity to do so. The United States of America may institute civil collection proceedings at any time to satisfy all or any portion of the criminal monetary penalty. Without limiting the foregoing, and during the defendant's term of incarceration, the defendant shall participate in the Bureau of Prisons' Financial Inmate Responsibility Program. Using such Program, the defendant shall pay 50% of the available inmate institutional funds per quarter towards the criminal monetary penalty. Without limiting the foregoing, and following release from prison, the defendant shall make payments to satisfy the criminal monetary penalty in the following manner: (a) monthly installments of $50 or 5% of the defendant's gross income, whichever is greater; (b) the first payment shall commence 60 days following the defendant's discharge from incarceration, and continue until the criminal monetary penalty is paid in full; and (c) the defendant shall be responsible for providing proof of payment to the probation officer as directed. Any payments made on the outstanding criminal monetary penalty shall be applied in the following order of priority: special assessment; restitution; fine; and other penalties. Unless otherwise specifically ordered, all criminal monetary penalty payments, except those payments made through the Federal Bureau of Prisons' Inmate Financial Responsibility Program, shall be made to the clerk of the Court. Unless otherwise specifically ordered, interest shall not accrue on the criminal monetary penalty. All financial penalty payments are to be made to the Clerk of Court for the District of Nebraska, 111 S. 18th Plaza, Suite 1152, Omaha, NE 68102-1322. The defendant shall receive credit for all payments previously made toward any criminal monetary penalties imposed. The defendant shall inform the probation officer of any change in his or her economic circumstances affecting the ability to make monthly installments, or increase the monthly payment amount, as ordered by the court. The defendant is restrained from transferring any real or personal property, unless it is necessary to liquidate and apply the proceeds of such property as full or partial payment of the criminal monetary penalty. Restitution is hereby ordered jointly and severally with: Sherman R. Wade - Case 8:04cr462. CLERK'S OFFICE USE ONLY: ECF DOCUMENT I hereby attest and certify this is a printed copy of a document which was electronically filed with the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska. Date Filed:__________________________________ DENISE M. LUCKS, CLERK By ______________________________________Deputy Clerk