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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA

TAMPA DIVISION

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

v.

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

follows:

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.

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