UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA (Western Division - Los Angeles)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:09-cr-00096-GAF-2


Case title: USA v. Hyman et al

Date Filed: 02/02/2009
Date Terminated: 06/23/2009

Assigned to: Judge Gary A. Feess

Defendant (2)
Alliance Chemical & Environmental Inc.
TERMINATED: 06/23/2009
also known as
Alliance Finishing & Manufacturing
TERMINATED: 06/23/2009
represented byCharles H Pomeroy , IV
McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
300 South Grand Avenue, 14th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071-3124
213- 688-1000
Fax: 213-243-6330
Email: cpomeroy@mckennalong.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
33:1311(a) and 1319(c)(2)(A): ILLEGAL DISCHARGE OF POLLUTANTS INTO A PUBLICLY-OWNED TREATMENT WORKS
(2)
Defendant Alliance Chemical & Environment Inc. is hereby placed on probation on Count Two of the Information for a term of Three (3) years. Special Assessment of $400. Alliance Chemical shall pay to the United States a total fine of $50,000. Alliance Chemical shall pay $30,000 to the California Hazardous Materials Investigators' Association.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byJoseph O Johns
AUSA - Office of US Attorney
312 North Spring Street 12th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90012-4700
213-894-2434
Fax: 213-894-4300
Email: USACAC.Criminal@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
02/02/2009 INFORMATION filed as to Mark Hyman (1) count(s) 1, Alliance Chemical & Environmental Inc. (2) count(s) 2. Offense occurred in VN. (mhe) (Entered: 02/03/2009)
02/02/2009CASE SUMMARY filed by AUSA Joseph O Johns as to Defendant Alliance Chemical & Environmental Inc. (mhe) (Entered: 02/03/2009)
02/02/2009MEMORANDUM filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Mark Hyman, Alliance Chemical & Environmental Inc. RE Judge Stephen G. Larson. (mhe) (Entered: 02/03/2009)
02/02/2009MEMORANDUM filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Mark Hyman, Alliance Chemical & Environmental Inc. Re Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Chooljian, Magistrate Judge Patrick J. Walsh, Magistrate Judge Jennifer T. Lum, and Magistrate Judge Jeffrey W. Johnson. (mhe) (Entered: 02/03/2009)
02/23/2009Summons Returned Executed on 2/18/09 as to Alliance Chemical & Environmental Inc. (mhe) (Entered: 02/27/2009)
03/02/2009WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Defendant Alliance Chemical & Environmental Inc. before Magistrate Judge Ralph Zarefsky (tba) (Entered: 03/02/2009)
03/02/200910 STATEMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS filed by Defendant Alliance Chemical & Environmental Inc. (tba) (Entered: 03/02/2009)
03/02/200912 DESIGNATION AND APPEARANCE OF COUNSEL; filed by Charles H Pomeroy, IV appearing for Alliance Chemical & Environmental Inc. (tba) (Entered: 03/03/2009)
03/02/200916 MINUTES OF POST-INDICTMENT ARRAIGNMENT: held before Magistrate Judge Ralph Zarefsky as to Mark Hyman (1) Count 1 and Alliance Chemical & Environmental Inc. (2) Count 2. Defendant arraigned, states true name: as charged. Attorney: 1.) Charles H. Pomeroy for defendant 1.) Mark Hyman, 2.) Charles H. Pomeroy for defendant 2.) Alliance Chemical and Environmental Inc., 1.) Retained, 2.) Retained present. Case assigned to Judge Gary A. Feess. Court orders bail set for Mark Hyman (1) Personal Recognizance, see attached bond. Plea and Trial Setting Hearing set for 3/2/2009 01:30 PM before Judge Gary A. Feess. Court Smart: CS03/02/2009. (tba) (Entered: 03/03/2009)
03/02/200917 MINUTES OF PLEA AND TRIAL SETTING held before Judge Gary A. Feess as to Defendant Mark Hyman, Alliance Chemical & Environmental Inc., Counsel state their apperances for the record. The Court continues the matter for a Guilty Plea to Friday, 3/6/2009 09:30 AM. Court Reporter: Lisa Gonzalez. (bp) (Entered: 03/04/2009)
03/03/200915 PLEA AGREEMENT filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Alliance Chemical & Environmental Inc. (Johns, Joseph) (Entered: 03/03/2009)
03/05/200919 PLEA AGREEMENT filedby Defendant Alliance Chemical & Environmental Inc. Corporate Resolution for Rule 11 (c)(1)(C) Specified Sentence Plea Agreement (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Action by Unanimous Consent of the Stockholders of Alliance Chemical and Environmental, Inc. and Corporation Resolution Authorizing Entry of Guilty Plea by Corporation, # 2 Exhibit Plea Agreement for Defendant Alliance Chemical and Environmental, Inc. dba Alliance Finishing & Manufacturing)(Pomeroy, Charles) (Entered: 03/05/2009)
03/06/200920 MINUTES OF PLEA AND TRIAL SETTING held before Judge Gary A. Feess as to Defendants Mark Hyman, Alliance Chemical & Environmental Inc.. Defendants enter plea of Not Guilty to all counts as charged. Jury Trial set for 5/5/2009 08:30 AM before Judge Gary A. Feess. Status Conference set for 4/27/2009 01:30 PM before Judge Gary A. Feess. Court Reporter: Lisa Gonzalez. (rrey) (Entered: 03/06/2009)
03/06/200921 ORDER RE CRIMINAL TRIAL by Judge Gary A. Feess as to Defendants Mark Hyman, Alliance Chemical & Environmental Inc., (rrey) (Entered: 03/06/2009)
03/24/200923 MINUTES - IN CHAMBERS ORDER Setting Change of Plea by Judge Gary A. Feess as to Defendants Mark Hyman, Alliance Chemical & Environmental Inc. Change of Plea Hearing set for 3/26/2009 01:30 PM before Judge Gary A. Feess. (rrey) (Entered: 03/24/2009)
03/25/200924 PLEA AGREEMENT filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Alliance Chemical & Environmental Inc. Amended Plea Agreement for Defendant Alliance Chemical and Environmental, Inc. (Johns, Joseph) (Entered: 03/25/2009)
03/26/200927 MINUTES OF Change of Plea Hearing held before Judge Gary A. Feess as to Defendant Alliance Chemical & Environmental Inc. Mark Edward Hyman on behalf of Defendant sworn. Court questions defendant regarding the plea. The Defendant Alliance Chemical & Environmental Inc. (2) pleads GUILTY to Count 2. The plea is accepted. The Court ORDERS the preparation of a Presentence Report. Sentencing set for 6/22/2009 01:30 PM before Judge Gary A. Feess. Court Reporter: Lisa Gonzalez. (rrey) (Entered: 03/26/2009)
05/19/200932 MINUTES OF IN CHAMBERS ORDER by Judge Gary A. Feess as to Defendant Mark Hyman, Alliance Chemical & Environmental Inc. Sentencing is set for 6/22/2009 at 1:30 pm. The Court is advising counsel that their sentencing memoranda, if any, is due to the Court 14 days from today's date. The Probation Office will then have 14 days to file an Addendum to the Presentence Report if one is deemed necessary. (csi) (Entered: 05/20/2009)
06/22/200937 MINUTES OF SENTENCING Hearing held before Judge Gary A. Feess as to Defendant Alliance Chemical & Environmental Inc.. Defendant Alliance Chemical & Environmental Inc. (2), Count(s) 2, Defendant Alliance Chemical & Environment Inc. is hereby placed on probation on Count Two of the Information for a term of Three (3) years. Special Assessment of $400. Alliance Chemical shall pay to the United States a total fine of $50,000. Alliance Chemical shall pay $30,000 to the California Hazardous Materials Investigators' Association.. Defendant advised of right of appeal. Court Reporter: Lisa Gonzalez. (bp) (Entered: 06/24/2009)
06/23/200938 JUDGMENT AND COMMITMENT by Judge Gary A. Feess as to Defendant Alliance Chemical & Environmental Inc. (2), Count(s) 2, Defendant Alliance Chemical & Environment Inc. is hereby placed on probation on Count Two of the Information for a term of Three (3) years. Special Assessment of $400. Alliance Chemical shall pay to the United States a total fine of $50,000. Alliance Chemical shall pay $30,000 to the California Hazardous Materials Investigators' Association. (bp) (Entered: 06/24/2009)