The opinion of the court was delivered by: Stephan P. Mickle Senior United States District Judge
This cause is before the Court on the Government's Motion for Forfeiture of Property (doc. 6). Upon consideration, the motion is granted. A Decree of Forfeiture follows.
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE DIVISION
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff, v. TWELVE (12) ASSORTED FIREARMS, Defendant.
Civil No. 4:11-cv-442-SPM/WCS
On August 31, 2011, a Verified Complaint of Forfeiture In Rem against the Defendant, TWELVE (12) ASSORTED FIREARMS, was filed on behalf of the Plaintiff, United States of America. The complaint alleges that the Defendant property is forfeitable to the United States of America pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 924(d)(1).
It appears that process was fully issued in this action according to law: That on September 8, 2011, Notice of Forfeiture Action was published on an official government Internet site, www.forfeiture.gov, for 30 consecutive days pursuant to Rule G(4)(a)(iv)(C) of the Supplemental Rules for Admiralty or Maritime Claims and Asset Forfeiture Actions.
That on or about September 7, 2011, Ralph Stengel, potential claimant, was sent notice of the pending forfeiture action.
No other person or entity has filed a claim.
NOW THEREFORE, on Motion of the Plaintiff, United States of America, for a Decree of Forfeiture, it is hereby
ORDERED, ADJUDGED and DECREED that the TWELVE (12) ASSORTED FIREARMS, more ...