United States of America v. $8,248.00
FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORFEITURE: Ordered that the amount of $6248 will be forfeited to the Government. The remaining $2000 will be released to Gerald Patterson and Ian Brendal (attorney for Gerald Patterson). Signed by Chief District Judge Louis Guirola, Jr on 6/7/11. (JCH)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
CIVIL NO. 1:09cv702LG-RHW
$8,248.00 IN UNITED STATES CURRENCY
FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORFEITURE
The United States of America, by and through its United States Attorney for the Southern
District of Mississippi (hereinafter referred to as “Government”), filed a Complaint for Forfeiture
in rem in this matter on October 2, 2009;
Eight Thousand, Two Hundred Forty-Eight Dollars ($8,248.00) was seized by the Federal
Bureau of Investigation on or about July 15, 2009, from Claimant, Gerald Germaine Patterson,
pursuant to Title 21, United States Code, Section 881;
The Government and Claimant, Gerald Germaine Patterson, by and through Claimant’s
attorney, Ian A. Brendel, have reached a settlement of this forfeiture action;
An Consent Decree of Forfeiture was entered in this matter on June 1, 2011 (Ct. Doc. 38)
between the Government and the Claimant;
THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED AND ADJUDGED;
Claimant will withdraw his claim to the seized asset;
The amount of Six Thousand, Two Hundred Forty-Eight Dollars ($6,248.00) will be forfeited
to the Government pursuant to Title 21, United States Code, Sections 881(a)(6) and 881(h);
The Federal Bureau of Investigations or the United States Marshal will release to “Gerald
Patterson and Ian Brendel - Gerald Patterson’s Attorney” the remaining Two Thousand Dollars
Claimant waives any claim to attorney’s fees, interests or any other relief not specifically
provided for in the Consent Decree of Forfeiture filed in this matter;
The Consent Decree of Forfeiture does hereby establish, acknowledge, or validate any claims
of ownership over the seized assets by any party at the time of its seizure. Claimant represented in
the Consent Decree of Forfeiture that he knew of no other parties with a valid claim to the seized
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that a full and complete settlement of all
pending claims and issues have been made a part of the official record in this case.
SO ORDERED AND ADJUDGED this the 7th day of June, 2011.
Louis Guirola, Jr.
Chief United States District Judge
Disclaimer: Justia Dockets & Filings provides public litigation records from the federal appellate and district courts. These filings and docket sheets should not be considered findings of fact or liability, nor do they necessarily reflect the view of Justia.
Why Is My Information Online?