CLOSED

U.S. District Court
District of Vermont (Burlington)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:06-cr-00116-wks-2


Case title: USA v. Slone et al

Date Filed: 10/19/2006
Date Terminated: 10/12/2007

Assigned to: Judge William K. Sessions III

Defendant (2)
Arcadia Energy, LLC
TERMINATED: 10/12/2007
represented byJohn L. Pacht , Esq.
Hoff Curtis
100 Main Street
P.O. Box 1124
Burlington, VT 05402-1124
(802) 864-6400
Fax: (802) 860-1565
Email: jpacht@hoffcurtis.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:152(6) CONCEAL ASSETS, FALSE OATH AND CLAIMS BRIBERY - bankruptcy bribery - knowingly offered $200,000 to Scott Kaster and Steve Regan Company for acting and forbearing to act in the bidding and public auction for the paper mill and hydroelectric facitlity owned by American Paper Mills of Vermont, Inc.
(1)
Unsupervised probation for a term of 1 year with the condition that dft not commit another crime during this 1 year period; fine of $130,000 imposed

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byGregory L. Waples , AUSA
United States Attorney's Office
District of Vermont
P.O. Box 570
Burlington, VT 05402-0570
(802) 951-6725
Email: gregory.waples@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
05/04/2007SUPERSEDING INFORMATION as to Arcadia Energy, LLC (2) count(s) 1. (law) (Entered: 05/07/2007)
05/04/2007PLEA AGREEMENT as to Arcadia Energy, LLC. (law) (Entered: 05/07/2007)
05/17/200710 NOTICE OF HEARING as to Harold Slone, Arcadia Energy, LLC: Arraignment and Plea to an Information set for 5/30/2007 09:00 AM in Burlington Courtroom 542 before Hon. William K. Sessions III. (jam) (Entered: 05/17/2007)
05/30/200711 MINUTE ENTRY for proceedings held before Judge William K. Sessions III: Change of Plea Hearing as to Arcadia Energy held on 5/29/2007. Harold Slone present as representative of Arcadia w/ counsel J. Pacht and J. O'Neill; G. Waples present for govt. Clerk swears dft & Court makes inquiries. Court informs dft of maximum penalties. Plea entered by Harold Slone on behalf of Arcadia Energy: Guilty Count 1 of the Superseding Information. Plea agreement reviewed. Statement of facts by govt. Court makes findings; accepts guilty plea; acceptance of plea agreement deferred; PSR to be completed by USPO. Sentencing set for 9/24/2007 at 2:30 PM in Burlington Courtroom 542 before Hon. William K. Sessions III. Court Reporter: Nichols) (jam) (Entered: 06/01/2007) Text corrected (counsel for Arcadia) on 6/1/2007. (jmm) (Entered: 06/01/2007)
05/30/200714 WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Arcadia Energy, LLC (jam) (Entered: 06/01/2007)
06/01/200712 NOTICE OF HEARING as to Arcadia Energy, LLC: Sentencing set for 9/24/2007 at 2:30 PM in Burlington Courtroom 542 before Hon. William K. Sessions III. (jam) (Image corrected 6/8/2007 - original image indicated incorrect time of 1:30 am)(jmm) (Entered: 06/01/2007)
06/01/200713 PROCEDURAL AND SCHEDULING ORDER as to Arcadia Energy, LLC: Sentencing set for 9/24/2007 at 02:30 PM in Burlington Courtroom 542 before Hon. William K. Sessions III. Signed by Judge William K. Sessions III on 6/1/07. (jam) (Entered: 06/01/2007)
09/07/200715 REVISED NOTICE OF HEARING as to Harold Slone, Arcadia Energy, LLC: Sentencing set for 10/1/2007 at 04:00 PM in Burlington Courtroom 542 before Hon. William K. Sessions III. (jam) (Entered: 09/07/2007)
09/25/200716 SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by USA as to Arcadia Energy, LLC. (Attachments: # 1 FBI Report)(law) (Entered: 09/26/2007)
09/27/200717 SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by Arcadia Energy, LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1# 2 Exhibit 2# 3 Exhibit 3# 4 Exhibit 4# 5 Exhibit 5)(law) (Entered: 09/28/2007)
10/01/200718 AFFIDAVIT of Robert J. Keach by Arcadia Energy, LLC re: 17 Sentencing Memorandum. (law) (Entered: 10/01/2007)
10/01/200719 MINUTE ENTRY for proceedings held before Judge William K. Sessions III: Sentencing held on 10/1/2007 for Harold Slone (1), Arcadia Energy, LLC (2). Dft present w/ counsel J. Pacht & J. O'Neill; G. Waples present for govt. Statements by parties & Mr. Slone prior to imposition of sentence. Court makes findings; accepts plea agreement. SENTENCE: as to Arcadia Energy, LLC (2), Count(s) 1, Unsupervised probation for a term of 1 year with the condition that dft not commit another crime during this 1 year period; fine of $130,000 imposed; as to Harold Slone (1) Count(s) 1, 2, Dismissed upon motion by govt. Payment of any balance of the fine imposed shall be made within 30 days of imposition of the sentence. Dft notified of right to appeal. (Court Reporter: Nichols) (jam) (Entered: 10/03/2007)
10/10/2007  RECEIPT FOR PAYMENT as to Arcadia Energy, LLC. Payment of criminal debt in the amount of $130,400.00, receipt # 4682000475. (law) (Entered: 10/10/2007)
10/12/200720 JUDGMENT as to Harold Slone (1), Count(s) 1, 2, Dismissed upon motion by govt; Arcadia Energy, LLC (2), Count(s) 1, Unsupervised probation for a term of 1 year with the condition that dft not commit another crime during this 1 year period; fine of $130,000 imposed Signed by Judge William K. Sessions III on 10/12/2007. Certified copies to USPO & USMS (jam) (Entered: 10/12/2007)