United Statesv.Rodriguez

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT District of New JerseyDec 6, 2011
Case Number 2-Cr 09-850 (D.N.J. Dec. 6, 2011)

Case Number 2-Cr 09-850



The defendant, JOSE RODRIGUEZ, was represented by Howard P. Lesnik, Esq .


(For Offenses Committed On or After November 1,1987)

The defendant, JOSE RODRIGUEZ, was represented by Howard P. Lesnik, Esq .

The defendant pled guilty to count(s) of the Information on November 16, 2009. Accordingly, the court has adjudicated that the defendant is guilty of the following offense(s):

+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+ ¦Title &¦ ¦ ¦Count ¦ ¦Section¦Nature of Offense ¦Date of Offense ¦Number¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦(s) ¦ +-------+-------------------------------------+------------------------+------¦ ¦21 USC ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦841 a ¦Conspiracy to Distribute and Possess ¦On or about Feb. 3, 2009¦ ¦ ¦(1)and ¦with Intent to Distribute 5 Kilograms¦through on or about ¦1 ¦ ¦ ¦or more of Cocaine. ¦March 13, 2009 ¦ ¦ ¦(b)(1) ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦(A) ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ +-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+

As pronounced on December 5, 2011, the defendant is sentenced as provided in pages 2 through 5 of this Judgment. The sentence is imposed pursuant to the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984.

It is ordered that the defendant shall pay to the United States a special assessment of $100, for count(s) 1, which shall be due immediately. Said special assessment shall be made payable to the Clerk, U.S. District Court.

It is further ordered that the defendant shall notify the United States Attorney for this district within 30 days of any change of name, residence, or mailing address until all fines, restitution, costs, and special assessments imposed by this Judgment are fully paid. If ordered to pay restitution, the defendant shall notify the court and United States Attorney of any material change in the defendant's economic circumstances.



Senior United States District Judge


The defendant is hereby committed to the custody of the United States Bureau of Prisons to be imprisoned for a term of 51 Months.

The defendant shall remain in custody pending service of sentence.


I have executed this Judgment as follows:

Defendant delivered on ____________ To ____________ At ____________, with a certified copy of this Judgment.


United States Marshal

By ____________

Deputy Marshal


Upon release from imprisonment, the defendant shall be placed on supervised release for a term of 4 years.

Within 72 hours of release from custody of the Bureau of Prisons, the defendant shall report in person to the Probation Office in the district to which the defendant is released.

While on supervised release, the defendant shall comply with the standard conditions that have been adopted by this court as set forth below.

The defendant shall submit to one drug test within 15 days of commencement of supervised release and at least two tests thereafter as determined by the probation officer.

If this judgment imposes a fine, special assessment, costs, or restitution obligation, it shall be a condition of supervised release that the defendant pay any such fine, assessments, costs, and restitution that remains unpaid at the commencement of the term of supervised release and shall comply with the following special conditions:

You shall cooperate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement to resolve any problems with your status in the United States. You shall provide truthful information and abide by the rules and regulations of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. If deported, you shall not re-enter the United States without the written permission of the Attorney General. If you re-enter the United States, you shall report in person to the nearest U.S. Probation Office within 48 hours.


While the defendant is on supervised release pursuant to this Judgment:

1) The defendant shall not commit another federal, state, or local crime during the term of supervision.

2) The defendant shall not illegally possess a controlled substance.

3) If convicted of a felony offense, the defendant shall not possess a firearm or destructive device.

4) The defendant shall not leave the judicial district without the permission of the court or probation officer.

5) The defendant shall report to the probation officer in a manner and frequency directed by the Court or probation officer.

6) The defendant shall answer truthfully all inquiries by the probation officer and follow the instructions of the probation officer.

7) The defendant shall support his or her dependents and meet other family responsibilities.

8) The defendant shall work regularly at a lawful occupation unless excused by the probation officer for schooling, training, or other acceptable reasons.

9) The defendant shall notify the probation officer within seventy-two hours of any change in residence or employment.

10) The defendant shall refrain from excessive use of alcohol and shall not purchase, possess, use, distribute or administer any narcotic or other controlled substance, or any paraphernalia related to such substances.

11) The defendant shall not frequent places where controlled substances are illegally sold, used, distributed, or administered.

12) The defendant shall not associate with any persons engaged in criminal activity, and shall not associate with any person convicted of a felony unless granted permission to do so by the probation officer.

13) The defendant shall permit a probation officer to visit him or her at any time at home or elsewhere and shall permit confiscation of any contraband observed in plain view by the probation officer.

14) The defendant shall notify the probation officer within seventy-two hours of being arrested or questioned by a law enforcement officer.

15) The defendant shall not enter into any agreement to act as an informer or a special agent of a law enforcement agency without the permission of the court.

16) As directed by the probation officer, the defendant shall notify third parties of risks that may be occasioned by the defendant's criminal record or personal history or characteristics, and shall permit the probation officer to make such notifications and to confirm the defendant's compliance with such notification requirement.

(17) You shall cooperate in the collection of DNA as directed by the Probation Officer.

(This standard condition would apply when the current offense or a prior federal offense is either a felony, any offense under Chapter 109A of Title 18 (i.e., §§ 2241-2248, any crime of violence [as defined in 18 U.S.C. § 16], any attempt or conspiracy to commit the above, an offense under the Uniform Code of Military Justice for which a sentence of confinement of more than one year may be imposed, or any other offense under the Uniform Code that is comparable to a qualifying federal offense);

(18) Upon request, you shall provide the U.S. Probation Office with full disclosure of your financial records, including co-mingled income, expenses, assets and liabilities, to include yearly income tax returns. With the exception of the financial accounts reported and noted within the presentence report, you are prohibited from maintaining and/or opening any additional individual and/or joint checking, savings, or other financial accounts, for either personal or business purposes, without the knowledge and approval of the U.S. Probation Office. You shall cooperate with the Probation Officer in the investigation of your financial dealings and shall provide truthful monthly statements of your income. You shall cooperate in the signing of any necessary authorization to release information forms permitting the U.S. Probation Office access to your financial information and records;

(19) As directed by the U.S. Probation Office, you shall participate in and complete any educational, vocational, cognitive or any other enrichment program offered by the U.S. Probation Office or any outside agency or establishment while under supervision;

(20) You shall not operate any motor vehicle without a valid driver's license issued by the State of New Jersey, or in the state in which you are supervised. You shall comply with all motor vehicle laws and ordinances and must report all motor vehicle infractions (including any court appearances) within 72 hours to the U.S. Probation Office;

For Official Use Only --- U.S. Probation Office

Upon a finding of a violation of probation or supervised release, I understand that the Court may (1) revoke supervision or (2) extend the term of supervision and/or modify the conditions of supervision.

These conditions have been read to me. I fully understand the conditions, and have been provided a copy of them.

You shall carry out all rules, in addition to the above, as prescribed by the Chief U.S. Probation Officer, or any of his associate Probation Officers.

(Signed) ____________





U.S. Probation Officer/Designated Witness