United States District Court, S.D. Georgia, Augusta Division
FINAL ORDER OF FORFEITURE
J. RANDAL HALL, District Judge.
WHEREAS, on November 2, 2011, a Federal Grand Jury sitting in the Southern District of Georgia returned an Indictment against Defendants Hugo Diaz, a.k.a. Hugo Diaz De La Fuente, and Blanca Diaz, a.k.a. Blanca Estela Miranda Vargas (collectively, the "Defendants").
WHEREAS, the Indictment sought forfeiture pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 982(a)(6) and 8 U.S.C. § 1324(b), which allowed for the forfeiture of any conveyance, including any vessel, vehicle, or aircraft, used in the commission of the offenses, any and all property, real and personal, that constitutes or is derived from or is traceable to proceeds obtained directly or indirectly from the commission of the offenses, and all property, real or personal, that was used to facilitate, or was intended to facilitate the commission of the offenses, and pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 982(a)(1), which allows for the forfeiture of any property, real or personal, involved in violations of 18 U.S.C. § 1956(h) and 1957, and any property traceable to such property.
WHEREAS, Defendant Hugo Diaz pled guilty pursuant to a written plea agreement to Count One of the Indictment, charging him with Harboring Illegal Aliens, in violation of 8 U.S.C. § 1324(a)(1)(A)(iii). (Doc. 75.)
WHEREAS, Defendant Blanca Diaz pled guilty pursuant to a written plea agreement to Count One of an Information, charging her with Unlawful Entry by an Alien and Eluding Immigration Officials, in violation of 8 U.S.C. § 1325(a). (Doc. 107.)
WHEREAS, Defendant Hugo Diaz was the owner and operator of Metz Street, LLC. (Doc. 139, at 15 n.14.)
WHEREAS, pursuant to their plea agreements, Defendants Hugo Diaz and Blanca Diaz agreed to forfeit to the United States the below-listed property (collectively, "the Subject Property"):
1. 2021 Grace Avenue, Evans, Georgia
Legal description: All that lot or parcel of land with improvements thereon, situate, lying and being in Columbia County, Georgia, being known and designated as Lot 11, Block A of the Estates at Jones Creek as shown on a plat prepared by Star Survey, Inc. dated May 4, 2006, recorded December 29, 2006 in plat Cabinet F, Slide 31 #2, in the Clerk of Superior Court of Columbia County, Georgia. Reference is hereby made to said plat for a more complete and accurate description of metes, bounds and location of said property;
2. 109 Clark Street Augusta, Georgia a/k/a 3301, 3303, 3305, 3307, 3309 and 3311 Blanca Blvd., Martinez, Georgia
Legal description: All that tract, parcel or lot of land, with improvements thereon, situate, lying and being in the 1269th D.G.M. of Richmond County, Georgia, adjoining the Martinez Terrace Subdivision. Said lot fronts 105 feet on the West side of Clark Street and extends back at right angles between parallel lines a distance of 208.05 feet. The Northwest corner of said lot of land being located at a point on the West side of Clark Street and extending back at right angles between parallel lines a distance of 208.05 feet. The Northeast corner of said lot of land being located at a point on the West side of Clark Street at a distance of 210.00 feet South of its intersection with Washington Road and being bounded on the North by lands now or formerly of Neeland, Pippen and Ayers; East by Clark Street; South by Lot 1 of Block 3 on a plat of Martinez Terrace Subdivision, which plat is recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Richmond County, Georgia in Realty Book 17-C, page 218; and West by property now or formerly of F. I McDonald and-being the same lot of land conveyed to Harold L. Watson and Hattie L. Watson by Deed dated September 17, 1956, and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Richmond Count, Georgia in Realty Book 25-W, page 587. An individual plat of the aforedescribed property made for James R. Franklin by M.W. Hall and Company Registered Surveyors, dated January 9, 1950, is recorded in the aforesaid Clerk's Office in Realty Book 17-N, page 248;
3. Lots 8-13 and 16-19 in Green Acres Subdivision on Metz Drive, North Augusta, South Carolina (the "Green Acres Property")
Legal description: All those certain pieces, parcels and lots of land together with improvements thereon, situate, lying and being in the City of North Augusta, County of Aiken, State of South Carolina, being known and designated as Lots 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18 and
19, Block M, Green Acres Addition Subdivision, as shown on a plat thereof prepared by M. W. Hall Company, dated May 12, 1951 and recorded in Misc. Book 34, page 296 in the Office of the RMC for Aiken County, South Carolina. Said plat is incorporated herein and made a part hereof and should be referred to for a more complete and accurate description as to the metes, bounds and courses of said parcels.
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