USA v. 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, VIN 1J4GR48K45C597638 et al
ORDER granting 19 Motion for Forfeiture of Property. Final order of forfeiture. by Judge Raymond P. Moore on 9/17/2013.(trlee, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO
Judge Raymond P. Moore
Civil Action No. 13-cv-00844-RM-KLM
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
2005 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE LAREDO, VIN 1J4GR48K45C597638, and
$1,090.00 IN UNITED STATES CURRENCY,
FINAL ORDER OF FORFEITURE
THIS MATTER comes before the Court on the United States’ Unopposed Motion for Final
Order of Forfeiture (ECF No. 19) (the “Motion”). The Court, having reviewed the Motion as well
as the Settlement Agreement reached by the parties (ECF No. 19-1) and being fully advised, hereby
THAT the United States commenced this action in rem pursuant to 21 U.S.C. § 881;
THAT all known parties have been provided with an opportunity to respond and that
publication has been effected as required by Supplemental Rule G(4);
THAT sole claimant Luz Beltran has filed a Verified Statement in Interest and an Answer to
the United States’ Verified Complaint;
THAT no other claims to the defendant property have been filed;
THAT the United States and sole claimant Luz Beltran through her attorneys Harvey A.
Steinberg and Ariel Z. Benjamin, have reached a settlement in this case, and have filed a Settlement
Agreement with the Court resolving all issues in dispute;
THAT upon agreement of the parties, claimant Luz Beltran agrees to forfeit to the
United States: defendant 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, VIN 1J4GR48K45C597638, pursuant
to 21 U.S.C. § 881, which will be disposed of in accordance with law and the terms of the parties’
THAT upon agreement of the parties, the United States has agreed to return to claimant Luz
Beltran, defendant $1,090.00 in United States Currency;
THAT it further appears there is cause to issue a forfeiture order under 21 U.S.C. § 881.
NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS ORDERED, DECREED AND ADJUDGED:
1. THAT the Motion (ECF No. 19) filed September 4, 2013 is GRANTED;
2. THAT judgment of forfeiture of defendant 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo,
VIN 1J4GR48K45C597638 is hereby entered in favor of the United States;
3. THAT the United States shall have full and legal title to the forfeited property and
may dispose of it in accordance with law and in accordance with the terms and
provisions of the parties’ Settlement Agreement;
4. THAT the United States shall return to claimant Luz Beltran defendant $1,090.00 in
United States Currency; and
5. THAT a Certificate of Reasonable Cause, which this Order constitutes, is
GRANTED as to Defendant 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, VIN
1J4GR48K45C597638 and Defendant $1,090.00 in United States Currency pursuant
to 28 U.S.C. § 2465.
DATED this 17th day of September, 2013.
BY THE COURT:
RAYMOND P. MOORE
United States District Judge
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