Prisons as Content Creators 

Prisons create raw material for researchers and documentary filmmakers, as well as human trafficking investigators creating databases of convicted sex offenders. This article illustrates one child sex trafficker’s journey through the California Bureau of Prisons.

Following convicted child sex traffickers through the California Bureau of Prisons is an education in criminal investigation.  Alberto Garcia is a heterosexual human trafficker whose federal pleadings provide an education into legal technical language.  California prisons are full of both homosexual and heterosexual child sex traffickers

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U.S. District Court
Southern District of California (San Diego)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 3:12-cr-02999-BEN-1

Case title: USA v. Garcia

Related  Case: 3:14-cv-00534-BEN
Magistrate judge case number: 3:12-mj-02275-BLM
Date Filed: 07/24/2012
Date Terminated: 03/08/2013

Assigned to: Judge Roger T. Benitez
Defendant (1)
Carlos Alberto Garcia
TERMINATED: 03/08/2013
also known as
Al Mackintosh
TERMINATED: 03/08/2013
also known as
Dosia Mack
TERMINATED: 03/08/2013
represented by Carlos Alberto Garcia
36134298
VICTORVILLE I
FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION
Inmate Mail/Parcels
P.O. BOX 3725
ADELANTO, CA 92301
PRO SE
San Diego, CA 92101
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: CJA Appointment
Pending Counts Disposition
18:1591(a) and (b) – Sex Trafficking of Children
(1)
Custody of the Bureau of Prisons for a term of 144 months. Supervised Release for a term of 10 years. $100.00 penalty assessment. Fine: $1,000.00.
Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony
Terminated Counts Disposition
None
Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None
Complaints Disposition
18:1591(a) and (b) – Sex Trafficking of a Minor and by Force, Fraud and Coercion

Plaintiff
USA represented by Alessandra P Serano
U S Attorneys Office Southern District of California
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Assistant United States Attorney
Date Filed # Docket Text
06/20/2012 1 COMPLAINT as to Carlos Alberto Garcia (1). (sjt). [3:12-mj-02275-BLM] (Entered: 06/21/2012)
06/20/2012 2 Order to Seal Case as to Carlos Alberto Garcia. Signed by Magistrate Judge Bernard G. Skomal on 6/20/2012. (sjt). [3:12-mj-02275-BLM] (Entered: 06/21/2012)
06/20/2012 3 ARREST WARRANT ISSUED by Magistrate Judge Bernard G. Skomal in case as to Carlos Alberto Garcia. (no document attached) (lao) (sjt). [3:12-mj-02275-BLM] (Entered: 06/26/2012)
06/26/2012 Arrest of Carlos Alberto Garcia (no document attached) (lao) [3:12-mj-02275-BLM] (Entered: 06/26/2012)
06/26/2012 4 Set/Reset Duty Hearings as to Carlos Alberto Garcia: Initial Appearance set for 6/27/2012 before Magistrate Judge Barbara Lynn Major. (no document attached) (lao) [3:12-mj-02275-BLM] (Entered: 06/26/2012)
06/27/2012 5 CJA 23 Financial Affidavit by Carlos Alberto Garcia (sjt) (sjt). [3:12-mj-02275-BLM] (Entered: 06/28/2012)
06/27/2012 6 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Barbara Lynn Major: Initial Appearance as to Carlos Alberto Garcia held on 6/27/2012. Government’s Motion to unseal case is granted. Attorney Robert Swain (n/a) appointed for Carlos Alberto Garcia. Bond set as to Carlos Alberto Garcia (1) No Bail. Detention Hearing set for 6/29/2012 09:30 AM before Magistrate Judge Barbara Lynn Major. Preliminary Hearing set for 07/10/2012 at 9:00 AM before Magistrate Judge Barbara L. Major. Magistrate Judge Bernard G. Skomal is no longer assigned to case and Magistrate Judge Barbara Lynn Major is now assigned to the case. The new case number is 12MJ2275-BLM (CD# 6/27/2012 BLM 14:15-14:45). (Plaintiff Attorney Michael Heyman, AUSA). (Defendant Attorney Nicole Saperstein, FD-S/A). (no document attached) (lao) Number Modified on 6/28/2012 (sjt). [3:12-mj-02275-BLM] (Entered: 06/28/2012)
06/27/2012 7 Oral MOTION to Detain (flight/danger) by USA as to Carlos Alberto Garcia. (no document attached) (lao) Number Modified on 6/28/2012 (sjt). [3:12-mj-02275-BLM] (Entered: 06/28/2012)
06/27/2012 8 ***English. No Interpreter needed as to Carlos Alberto Garcia. (no document attached) (lao) Number Modified on 6/28/2012 (sjt). [3:12-mj-02275-BLM] (Entered: 06/28/2012)
06/29/2012 9 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE Alessandra P Serano appearing for USA. (Serano, Alessandra)(cxl). [3:12-mj-02275-BLM] (Entered: 06/29/2012)
06/29/2012 10 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Barbara Lynn Major: Detention Hearing not held as to Carlos Alberto Garcia. Defense oral motion to continue hearing granted. Detention Hearing continued to 7/3/2012 09:00 AM before Magistrate Judge Barbara Lynn Major. (CD# 6/29/2012 10:57-11:02). (AUSA Michael Heyman). (Defense Attorney Robert Swain, CJA). (no document attached) (pdc) [3:12-mj-02275-BLM] (Entered: 07/02/2012)
07/03/2012 11 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Barbara Lynn Major: Detention Hearing as to Carlos Alberto Garcia held on 7/3/2012. Court orders deft detained without bail and without prejudice. USA oral motion for detention granted as to Carlos Alberto Garcia. Order of detention filed. (CD# 7/3/2012 BLM1:1035-1054). (Plaintiff Attorney Alessandra Serano, AUSA). (Defendant Attorney Robert Swain, cja). (PTSO: Kim Hazard).(no document attached) (mnb) [3:12-mj-02275-BLM] (Entered: 07/03/2012)
07/03/2012 12 ORDER OF DETENTION as to Carlos Alberto Garcia. Signed by Magistrate Judge Barbara Lynn Major on 7/3/2012. (jao) [3:12-mj-02275-BLM] (Entered: 07/05/2012)
07/10/2012 13 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Barbara Lynn Major: Preliminary Hearing as to Carlos Alberto Garcia not held on 7/10/2012 and continued to 7/24/2012 09:00 AM before Magistrate Judge William McCurine Jr.. (CD# 7/10/2012 BLM1:905-918). (Plaintiff Attorney Jerry Behnke s/a, AUSA). (Defendant Attorney Robert Swain, cja). (no document attached) (mnb) [3:12-mj-02275-BLM] (Entered: 07/10/2012)
07/24/2012 14 INFORMATION as to Carlos Alberto Garcia (1) count(s) 1. (mkz) (av1). (Entered: 07/24/2012)
07/24/2012 15 WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Carlos Alberto Garcia (mkz) (Entered: 07/24/2012)
07/24/2012 16 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE Alessandra P Serano appearing for USA. (Serano, Alessandra)(knb). (Entered: 07/24/2012)
07/24/2012 17 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge William McCurine, Jr: Arraignment as to Carlos Alberto Garcia (1) Count 1 of the Information held on 7/24/2012; Not Guilty plea entered; Motion Hearing/Trial Setting set for 9/10/2012 02:00 PM in Courtroom 03 before Judge Roger T. Benitez. (CD# 7/24/2012 WMC12-9:13-9:18). (Plaintiff Attorney Alessandra P. Serano). (Defendant Attorney Robert L. Swain). (no document attached) (rab) (Entered: 07/25/2012)
07/31/2012 18 NOTICE OF HEARING as to Defendant Carlos Alberto Garcia. As requested by defense counsel, a Change of Plea Hearing has been set for 8/23/2012 09:00 AM before Magistrate Judge Barbara Lynn Major. (no document attached) (mnb) (Entered: 07/31/2012)
08/21/2012 19 NOTICE OF HEARING as to Defendant Carlos Alberto Garcia. Status Hearing set for 8/30/2012 02:00 PM in Courtroom 03 before Judge Roger T. Benitez. The Court waives the presence of the defendant and Government counsel. (no document attached) (gxr) (Entered: 08/21/2012)
08/23/2012 20 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Barbara Lynn Major: Change of Plea Hearing as to Carlos Alberto Garcia held on 8/23/2012. Plea Tendered by Carlos Alberto Garcia Guilty on count one(1) of the Information. Excludable(s) started as to Carlos Alberto Garcia: XT Interest of Justice 8/23/2012-12/3/2012. PSR Ordered. Status Hearing previously set for 8/30/2012 2:00pm before Judge Roger T. Benitez remains pending. Sentence With PSR set for 12/3/2012 09:00 AM before Judge Roger T. Benitez. (CD# 8/23/2012 BLM1:1125-1147). (Plaintiff Attorney Alessandra Serano, AUSA). (Defendant Attorney Robert Swain, cja). (no document attached) (mnb) (Entered: 08/24/2012)
08/23/2012 21 CONSENT TO RULE 11 PLEA before Magistrate Judge Barbara Lynn Major by Carlos Alberto Garcia. (knb) (Entered: 08/24/2012)
08/23/2012 22 PLEA AGREEMENT as to Carlos Alberto Garcia (knb) (Entered: 08/24/2012)
08/30/2012 23 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Roger T. Benitez: Status Hearing as to Carlos Alberto Garcia held on 8/30/2012. Defendant not appearing, presence waived. (Court Reporter Deborah O’Connell).(Plaintiff Attorney Appearance Waived). (Defendant Attorney Robert Llewellyn Swain). (no document attached) (gxr) (Entered: 08/31/2012)
09/10/2012 26 FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATION of the Magistrate Judge upon a Tendered Plea of Guilty as to Carlos Alberto Garcia: Recommending that the district judge accept the defendant’s plea of guilty. Signed by Magistrate Judge Barbara Lynn Major on 8/23/2012. (jah) (Entered: 09/10/2012)
09/12/2012 27 ORDER as to Carlos Alberto Garcia (1) (Re Doc. 26 ): The Findings and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge are adopted and this Court accepts Defendant’s PLEA OF GUILTY to Count(s) 1 of the Information. Signed by Judge Roger T. Benitez on 9/12/2012. (mdc) (Entered: 09/12/2012)
10/23/2012 28 PRE-SENTENCE REPORT as to Carlos Alberto Garcia. Report prepared by: Lonnie Everill. (Document applicable to USA, Carlos Alberto Garcia.) (Luna, G.) (knb). (Entered: 10/23/2012)
11/15/2012 29 Joint MOTION to Continue Sentencing Hearing by Carlos Alberto Garcia. (Attachments: # 1 Proof of Service)(Swain, Robert) (knb). (Entered: 11/15/2012)
11/19/2012 30 Minute Order issued by the Honorable Roger T. Benitez: granting 29 Joint Motion to Continue as to Carlos Alberto Garcia (1). Sentence With PSR reset for 2/4/2013 09:00 AM in Courtroom 03 before Judge Roger T. Benitez. (no document attached) (gxr) (Entered: 11/19/2012)
01/15/2013 31 SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by USA as to Carlos Alberto Garcia (Serano, Alessandra)(knb). (Entered: 01/15/2013)
01/15/2013 32 SENTENCING SUMMARY CHART by USA as to Carlos Alberto Garcia (Serano, Alessandra) (knb). (Entered: 01/15/2013)
01/25/2013 33 Joint MOTION to Continue Sentencing Hearing by Carlos Alberto Garcia. (Attachments: # 1 Proof of Service)(Swain, Robert) (knb). (Entered: 01/25/2013) Bureau of Prisons.
01/30/2013 34 Minute Order issued by the Honorable Roger T. Benitez: granting 33 Joint Motion to Continue as to Carlos Alberto Garcia (1). Sentence With PSR reset for 3/4/2013 09:00 AM in Courtroom 03 before Judge Roger T. Benitez. (no document attached) (gxr) (Entered: 01/30/2013)
02/19/2013 37 OBJECTION TO PRESENTENCE INVESTIGATION REPORT by Carlos Alberto Garcia (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A – C, # 2 Proof of Service)(Swain, Robert) (knb). (Entered: 02/19/2013)
02/22/2013 38 ADDENDUM TO PRE-SENTENCE REPORT as to Carlos Alberto Garcia. Report prepared by: Lonnie Everill. (Document applicable to USA, Carlos Alberto Garcia.) (Luna, G.) (knb). (Entered: 02/22/2013) Bureau of Prisons.
03/04/2013 39 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Roger T. Benitez: Sentence With PSR Hearing held on 3/4/2013 for Carlos Alberto Garcia (1), Count 1 of the Information. Custody of the Bureau of Prisons for a term of 144 months. Supervised Release for a term of 10 years. $100.00 penalty assessment. Fine: $1,000.00. (Court Reporter Debbie OConnell). (Plaintiff Attorney Alessandra P. Serano). (Defendant Attorney Robert Llewellyn Swain). (no document attached) (gxr) Modified on 3/5/2013 to correct file date (gxr). (Entered: 03/05/2013)
03/08/2013 40 JUDGMENT as to Carlos Alberto Garcia (1), Count(s) 1, Custody of the Bureau of Prisons for a term of 144 months. Supervised Release for a term of 10 years. $100.00 penalty assessment. Fine: $1,000.00. Signed by Judge Roger T. Benitez. (knb) (av1). (Entered: 03/08/2013)
03/07/2014 41 MOTION to Vacate under 28 U.S.C. 2255 by Carlos Alberto Garcia. (knb)
Civil case 3:14-cv-00534-BEN opened. (Additional attachment(s) added on 3/10/2014: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet) (knb). (Entered: 03/10/2014) Bureau of Prisons.
03/19/2014 42 Notice of Document Discrepancies by Judge Roger T. Benitez Accepting Document: Motion to Expand the Record from Carlos Alberto Garcia. Non-compliance with local rule(s), Civ. L. Rule 5.1: Missing time and date on motion and/or supporting documentation. IT IS HEREBY ORDERED: The document is to be filed nunc pro tunc to date received. Signed by chambers of Judge Roger T. Benitez on 3/18/2014. Copy sent to Defendant-Petitioner.(knb)(jrd) (Entered: 03/20/2014)
03/19/2014 43 MOTION to Expand the Record by Carlos Alberto Garcia. NUNC PRO TUNC 3/14/20104. (knb) (Entered: 03/20/2014)
04/30/2014 44 ORDER Granting 43 Motion to Expand the Record as to Carlos Alberto Garcia (1). Signed by Judge Roger T. Benitez on 4/30/2014. Copy sent to Defendant-Petitioner.(knb) (Entered: 05/01/2014)
04/30/2014 45 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE AND SETTING BRIEFING SCHEDULE FOR 2255 as to Carlos Alberto Garcia. Answer by Respondent due 7/11/2014, Traverse by Petitioner due 7/11/2014. Signed by Judge Roger T. Benitez on 4/30/2014. Copy sent to Defendant-Petitioner.(Sent copy of Motion and Order to Attorney General) (knb) (Entered: 05/01/2014) Bureau of Prisons.
05/06/2014 46 RESPONSE in Opposition by USA as to Carlos Alberto Garcia re 41 MOTION to Vacate under 28 U.S.C. 2255, 43 MOTION to Expand the Record (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Plea Agreement, # 2 Exhibit Sentencing Summary Chart)(Serano, Alessandra) Added security to attachments on 5/7/2014 (knb). (Entered: 05/06/2014)
11/03/2015 47 ORDER denying 41 Motion to Vacate (2255) as to Carlos Alberto Garcia (1). A court may issue a certificate of appealability where the Movant has made a “substantial showing of the denial of a constitutional right,” and reasonable jurists could debate whether the motion should have been resolved differently, or that the issues presented deserve encouragement to proceed further. This Court finds that Movant has not made the necessary showing. A certificate of appealability is therefore denied. Signed by Judge Roger T. Benitez on 11/2/2015.(All non-registered users served via U.S. Mail Service) Copy sent to Defendant-Petitioner.(kcm)
Civil Case 3:14-cv-00534-BEN closed. (Entered: 11/04/2015)

 

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