UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Case No. 8:13-cr-108-T-30MAP
GABRIEL JAMES BROWN, JR.
PRELIMINARY ORDER OF FORFEITURE
The United States moves, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 924(d)(1), 28 U.S.C. §
2461(c), and Rule 32.2(b)(2), Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure
, for a Preliminary
Order of Forfeiture (Doc. 52) for the following firearm and ammunition: a Cobra CB,
Big Bore Series, .380 caliber handgun (serial number obliterated) and Winchester
.380 caliber ammunition. Being fully advised in the premises, the Court finds as
WHEREAS, the defendant has been convicted of possession of a firearm in
furtherance of a crime of violence, as charged in Counts Nine and Eleven of the
Superseding Indictment; and
WHEREAS, the United States has established the requisite nexus between the
defendant’s crimes of conviction and the property identified above, the government is
now entitled to possession of the firearm and ammunition, pursuant to the provisions
of 18 U.S.C. § 924(d)(1), 28 U.S.C. § 2461(c), and Rule 32.2(b)(2), Federal Rules
of Criminal Procedure. Accordingly, it is hereby
ORDERED that the motion of the United States (Doc. 52) is GRANTED.
Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 924(d)(1), 28 U.S.C. § 2461(c), and Rule 32.2(b)(2),
Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, all right, title, and interest of defendant Gabriel
James Brown, Jr., in the firearm and ammunition identified above are hereby
FORFEITED to the United States of America for disposition according to law, subject
to the provisions of 21 U.S.C. § 853, as incorporated by 28 U.S.C. § 2461(c).
The Court retains jurisdiction to enter any order necessary for the forfeiture
and disposition of the firearm and ammunition, and to address any third party
interests that may be asserted in these proceedings.
DONE and ORDERED in Tampa, Florida on September 19, 2013.
Copies furnished to:
All Counsel/Parties of Record
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