United States District Court, D. Nevada
PRELIMINARY ORDER OF FORFEITURE
Court finds that defendant Ryan Austin Rother pled guilty to
Count One of a One-Count Criminal Indictment charging him
with Possession of Child Pornography in violation of Title
18, United States Code, Section 2252A(a)(5). Criminal
Indictment, ECF No. 1; Memorandum in Support of Plea without
the benefit of a Plea Agreement; ECF No. 30; Change of Plea,
ECF No. 38.
Court finds, pursuant to Fed. R. Crim. P. 32.2(b)(1) and (2),
the United States of America has shown the requisite nexus
between property set forth in the Amended Bill of Particulars
and the Forfeiture Allegation of the Criminal Indictment and
the offense to which defendant Ryan Austin Rother pled
following property is (1) any visual depiction described in
Title 18, United States Code, Section 2252A, or any book,
magazine, periodical, film, videotape, or other matter which
contains any such visual depiction, which was produced,
transported, mailed, shipped or received in violation of
Title 18, United States Code, Section 2252A(a)(5) and (2) any
property, real or personal, used or intended to be used to
commit or to promote the commission of Title 18, United
States Code, Section 2252A(a)(5) or any property traceable to
such property, and is subject to forfeiture pursuant to Title
18, United States Code, Section 2253(a)(1) and 2253(a)(3):
1. Black Gateway computer model SX2800;
2. Hitachi 2TB SATA hard drive Model No. HDS5C3020ALA632,
Serial No. F303lWTF;
3. HP Pavilion laptop computer, Model No. dv-6, Serial No.
4. Samsung 640GB SATA hard drive, Model No. HM641J1, Serial
5. Western digital external hard drive, Model No.
WD100001C800 1TB, Serial No. WCAV47478298;
6. Maxtor 500GB SATA hard drive, Model No. 7H500F0, Serial
No. H816QXKH; and
7. Kingston 2GB S.D. card, SHA1 checksum
which constitutes property).
Court finds the United States of America is now entitled to,
and should, reduce the aforementioned property to the
possession of the United States of America.
THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, ADJUDGED, AND DECREED that
the United States of America should seize the aforementioned
FURTHER ORDERED, ADJUDGED, AND DECREED all possessory rights,
ownership rights, and all rights, titles, and interests of
Ryan Austin Rother in the aforementioned property is
forfeited and is vested in the United States of America and
shall be ...