Case Details

CourtCentral District of California
Docket number2:12-cv-05856
Date case filed2012-07-06
Date case closed2013-02-27
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJudge Dean D. Pregerson
Case cause21:881 Forfeiture Property-Drugs
Nature of suit625 Drug Related Seizure of Property
Jury demandNone
Demand
JurisdictionU.S. Government Plaintiff

Case Parties

Party: United States of America
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Frank D Kortum
Attorney Contact:
AUSA - Office of US Attorney
Asset Forfeiture Section
312 North Spring Street. Suite 1400
Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-894-5710
Fax: 213-894-7177
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: 601,613.00 In U S Currency
Party type: Defendant

Case Docket

Docket
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Date FiledDocument
Available
Short
Description
Long Description
12012-07-06 COMPLAINT against Defendant $601,613.00 In U S Currency. Case assigned to Judge Dean D. Pregerson for all further proceedings. Discovery referred to Magistrate Judge Oswald Parada. (Filing fee $ 350: NO FEE REQUIRED.), filed by Plaintiff United States of America. (et) (mg). (Entered: 07/12/2012)
22012-07-06 NOTICE TO PARTIES OF COURT-DIRECTED ADR PROGRAM filed. (et) (Entered: 07/12/2012)
32012-08-16 SERVICE OF SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT Executed by Plaintiff United States of America, by Publication on 7/16/2012 and 7/17/2012 upon Defendant 601,613.00 In U S Currency last date of publication 8/14/2012, answer due 9/3/2012. Publication was made in the www.forfeiture.gov. (Kortum, Frank) (Entered: 08/16/2012)
42012-08-29 MINUTES OF IN CHAMBERS ORDER held before Judge Dean D. Pregerson: This action has been assigned to the calendar of Judge Dean D Pregerson. Counsel are referred to the courts website for additional information. It is not necessary to clear motion date with court clerk prior to filing the motion. Court hears motions only on Mondays at 10:00 AM. The Court requires two non-blue backed courtesy copies of only the following manual and electronic filed documents: (1) All noticed motions and related documents; and (2) All ex parte applications and related documents (3) all exhibits and attachments must be separately tabbed. [Refer to the Court's General Order No. 10-07 regarding ECF Courtesy Paper Copies and re location of Chambers Email address] (lc) (Entered: 08/30/2012)
52012-09-05 PROCESS RECEIPT AND RETURN (USM-285) of Complaint and Warrant 1 Remarks: seized $601,613.00 on 8/7/12. Warrant of arrest returned attached. (lc) Modified on 9/6/2012 (lc). (Entered: 09/06/2012)
62012-12-12 APPLICATION for Default Judgment By the Clerk Against the Interests of Ramon Antonio Aragon Noriega, and all other Potential Claimants; Declaration of Frank D. Kortum filed by Plaintiff United States of America. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Frank D. Kortum, # 2 Exhibit "A", # 3 Exhibit "B", # 4 Exhibit "C", # 5 Exhibit "D")(Kortum, Frank) (Entered: 12/12/2012)
72012-12-13 NOTICE TO FILER OF DEFICIENCIES in Electronically Filed Documents RE: APPLICATION for Default Judgment By the Clerk Against the Interests of Ramon Antonio Aragon Noriega, and all other Potential Claimants 6 . pdf is not for default JUDGMENT. The following error(s) was found: Incorrect event selected. The correct event is: Application: Clerk to enter default. Note clerk will process application as to default only. No response to this notice is required. (lc) (Entered: 12/13/2012)
82012-12-13 DEFAULT BY CLERK ENTERED as to the interests of Ramon antonio Argagon Noriega and all other potential claimants re Defendant 601,613.00 In U S Currency. (lc) (Entered: 12/13/2012)
92013-01-22 NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION for Default Judgment Against the Interests of Ramon Antonio Aragon Noriega; Declaration of Frank D. Kortum filed by Plaintiff United States of America. Motion set for hearing on 2/25/2013 at 10:00 AM before Judge Dean D. Pregerson. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Frank D. Kortum, # 2 Exhibit "A", # 3 Exhibit "B", # 4 Exhibit "C", # 5 Exhibit "D", # 6 Exhibit "E", # 7 Proposed Order for Default Judgment of Forfeiture)(Kortum, Frank) (Entered: 01/22/2013)
102013-02-25 MINUTES OF Motion Hearing held before Judge Dean D. Pregerson: RE MOTION FOR DEFAULT JUDGMENT AGAINST THE INTERESTS OF RAMON ANTONIO ARAGON NORIEGA 9 .There are no appearances by counsel. The matter under submission.Court Reporter: Maria Bustillos. (lc) (Entered: 02/25/2013)
112013-02-27 DEFAULT JUDGMENT OF FORFEITURE : All rights, title, and interest of potential claimant Ramon Antonio Aragon Noriega and all other potential claimants in and to the defendant $601,613.00 IN U.S. CURRENCY is condemned and forfeited to the United States of America. by Judge Dean D. Pregerson. Related to: MOTION for Default Judgment Against the Interests of Ramon Antonio Aragon Noriega 9 . ( MD JS-6. Case Terminated ) (lc) (Entered: 02/28/2013)
122013-04-17 PROCESS RECEIPT AND RETURN (USM-285) of Default Judgment, 11 , returned executed upon 601,613.00 In U S Currency on execute on forfeiture default judgment. Remarks: $601,613.00 forfeited on 3/13/13. (lc) (Entered: 04/17/2013)