USA v. 2007 GMC Acadia SUV, VIN 1GKEV33737J120918
Default and Final Order of Forfeiture. By Judge Christine M. Arguello on 04/18/2014. (athom, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO
Judge Christine M. Arguello
Civil Action No. 13-cv-02095-CMA-KMT
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
2007 GMC ACADIA SUV, VIN 1GKEV33737J120918,
DEFAULT AND FINAL ORDER OF FORFEITURE
AS TO CLAIMANT GIOVANNI ROCHA
This matter is before the Court on the United States' Motion for Default and Final
Order of Forfeiture as to Giovanni Rocha (Doc. # 25). The Court having reviewed said
Motion, FINDS as follows:
THAT the United States commenced this action in rem pursuant to 21 U.S.C.
THAT all known interested parties have been provided an opportunity to respond
and that publication has been effected as required by Rule G(4) of the Supplemental
Rules for Admiralty or Maritime Claims and Asset Forfeiture Actions;
THAT although Claimant Giovanni Rocha filed a Claim to the Defendant
Property, he did not file an Answer to the Verified Complaint, as required by
Supplemental Rule G(5);
THAT Entry of Default as to Giovanni Rocha was entered by the Clerk of the
Court on October 31, 2013. (Doc. 16).
THAT based upon the facts and verification set forth in the Verified Complaint,
it appears by a preponderance of the evidence that there was reasonable cause for the
seizure of defendant 2007 GMC Acadia SUV, and a Certificate of Reasonable Cause
is granted pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2465. 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:
THAT default and forfeiture of Defendant 2007 GMC Acadia SUV against
Claimant Giovanni Rocha is hereby entered in favor of the United States pursuant to
21 U.S.C. § 881; and
THAT this Default and Final Order of Forfeiture as to Claimant Giovanni Rocha
shall serve as a Certificate of Reasonable Cause as to Defendant 2007 GMC Acadia
SUV under 28 U.S.C. § 2465;
SO ORDERED this
day of April, 2014.
BY THE COURT:
CHRISTINE M. ARGUELLO
U.S. District Court Senior Judge
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