UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY
January 19, 2011
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
RIGOBERTO MARTINEZ TAPIA, A/K/A "ARTURO MENDEZ TAPIA,"
A/K/A "TAPIA MENDEZ," A/K/A "RIGOBERTO MENDEZ," A/K/A "RIGOBERTO MENDEZ TAPIA," :: A/K/A "PEDRO HERNANDEZ-RODRIGUEZ"
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Hon. Katharine S. Hayden
ORDER AMENDING INDICTMENT
This matter having been raised in open Court on January 19, 2011 upon the application of Defendant Rigoberto Martinez Tapia, also known and named in the Indictment as "Rigoberto Mendez Tapia" (Carol Gillen, Esq., appearing), for an order amending and correcting Indictment No.10-570 to reflect the defendant's true name, and Paul J. Fishman, United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey (Lee M. Cortes, Jr., Assistant U.S. Attorney, appearing) having consented to the same; and
It appearing that the true name of the defendant is Rigoberto Martinez Tapia; and It further appearing that amending and correcting Indictment No. 10-570 to reflect the defendant's true name would not prejudice any substantial rights of the defendant; and
It further appearing that amending and correcting Indictment No. 10-570 to reflect the defendant's true name is an amendment as to form only:
ORDERED that defendant's application be, and is hereby, GRANTED; and it is further
ORDERED that Indictment No. 10-570 be, and is hereby, amended and corrected to reflect the defendant's true name; and it is further
ORDERED that the name "Rigoberto Mendez Tapia" in Indictment 10-570 be, and is hereby, corrected and amended to "Rigoberto Martinez Tapia, a/k/a 'Arturo Mendez Tapia,' a/k/a 'Tapia Mendez,' a/k/a 'Rigoberto Mendez,' a/k/a 'Rigoberto Mendez Tapia,' a/k/a 'Pedro Hernandez-Rodriguez,'" and all further proceedings and papers filed or otherwise submitted to the Court in this matter shall reflect the same.
KATHARINE S. HAYDEN United States District Judge
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