CLOSED


UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA (Southern Division - Santa Ana)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 8:00-cr-00136-DOC-1


Case title: USA v. Aviation Dist Inc

Date Filed: 11/07/2000
Date Terminated: 12/11/2000

Assigned to: Judge David O. Carter

Defendant (1)
Aviation Distributors Inc.,
TERMINATED: 12/11/2000
represented byJames L Sanders
McDermott Will & Emery
2049 Century Park E, 34th Fl
Los Angeles, CA 90067-3208
310-277-4110
Email: jsanders@mwe.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371: CONSPIRACY
(1)
CTS 1-3: Fine of $750,000 imposed on each ct conc payable, $50,000 to be paid immediately, $150,000 to be paid on 3/31/01, $250,000 to be paid on 3/31/02, & $300,000 to be paid on 3/31/03; Pay $1,200 special assessment t o the US forthwith; Dft placed on prob to commence immediately & will expire on the date dft's fine is paid in full, but in on event earlier than 12/31/02.
15:77: FALSE STATEMENTS IN REGISTRATION STATEMENT
(2)
CTS 1-3: Fine of $750,000 imposed on each ct conc payable, $50,000 to be paid immediately, $150,000 to be paid on 3/31/01, $250,000 to be paid on 3/31/02, & $300,000 to be paid on 3/31/03; Pay $1,200 special assessment t o the US forthwith; Dft placed on prob to commence immediately & will expire on the date dft's fine is paid in full, but in on event earlier than 12/31/02.
15:78: FALSIFICATON OF ACCOUNTING BOOKS AND RECORDS
(3)
CTS 1-3: Fine of $750,000 imposed on each ct conc payable, $50,000 to be paid immediately, $150,000 to be paid on 3/31/01, $250,000 to be paid on 3/31/02, & $300,000 to be paid on 3/31/03; Pay $1,200 special assessment t o the US forthwith; Dft placed on prob to commence immediately & will expire on the date dft's fine is paid in full, but in on event earlier than 12/31/02.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byRandall R Lee
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
350 South Grand Avenue Suite 2100
Los Angeles, CA 90071
213-443-5300
Fax: 213-443-5400
Email: randall.lee@wilmerhale.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
11/07/2000INDICTMENT filed against Aviation Dist Inc (1) count(s) 1, 2, 3 filed by AUSA Randall Lee. Offense occurred in OC. (ca) (Entered: 11/08/2000)
11/07/2000CASE SUMMARY filed by AUSA Randall Lee, attorney for USA, as to Aviation Dist Inc. Defendant's date of birth: n/a. (ca) (Entered: 11/08/2000)
11/07/2000MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to Aviation Dist Inc. This criminal action, being filed on 11/7/00, was not pending in the U.S. Attorney's Office before 12/22/98, the date on which U.S. District Judge Nora M. Manella began receiving criminal matters. (ca) (Entered: 11/08/2000)
11/07/2000MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to Aviation Dist Inc . This criminal action, being filed on 11/7/00, was not pending the U.S. Attorney's Office before 11/2/92, the date on which U.S. District Judge Lourdes G. Baird began receiving criminal matters. (ca) (Entered: 11/08/2000)
11/07/2000MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to Aviation Dist Inc seeking authority for an investigative action and being filed on 11/7/00, does not relate to, a mtr pending in the Narcotic Section of the US Atty's Ofc before April 20, 1999, the date on which Magistrate Judge Jeffrey W. Johnson resigned his appt in that ofc; or was personally involved or on which he was personally consulted while employed in the US Atty's Ofc. (ca) (Entered: 11/08/2000)
11/07/2000MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to Aviation Dist Inc seeking authority for an investigative action and being filed on 11/7/00, does not relate to, a mtr pending in the Narcotic Section of the US Atty's Ofc before April 20, 1999, the date on which Magistrate Judge Stephen G. Larson resigned his appt in that ofc; or was personally involved or on which he was personally consulted while employed in the US Atty's Ofc. (ca) (Entered: 11/08/2000)
11/07/2000PLEA AGREEMENT filed by USA as to Aviation Dist Inc (ca) (Entered: 11/08/2000)
11/07/2000NOTICE RELATED CRIMINAL CASE filed by USA as to Aviation Dist Inc. Low number case: n/a. (ca) (Entered: 11/08/2000)
11/07/2000  SUMMONS issued as to Aviation Dist Inc (ca) (Entered: 11/08/2000)
11/14/2000  SUMMONS issued as to Aviation Dist Inc. (ts) (Entered: 11/17/2000)
11/20/2000MINUTES OF POST-INDICTMENT ARRAIGNMENT HEARING held before Magistrate Judge Arthur Nakazato as to Aviation Dist Inc: reassigning case to Judge David O. Carter. William D King, Chairman & CEO of Aviations Distrs Inc, is present on behalf of dft. William D King states that he is the auth representative able to enter a plea on behalf of dft. Aviation Dist Inc (1) count(s) 1, 2, 3 arraigned and states true as charged. Retained Attorney James L Sanders present. First appearance of Aviation Dist Inc entered. Plea not guilty entered by Aviation Dist Inc (1) count(s) 1, 2, 3. Status hearing set for 1:30pm on 12/4/00; jury trial set for 1:30pm on 1/16/01. Trial estimate is 4 weeks, however, a plea agreement has previously been filed. Cnsl are to contact the CRD for Judge Carter re: a change of plea. Tape No.: SA00-31. (ts) (Entered: 11/22/2000)
11/20/200010 WAIVER OF INDICTMENT filed as to Aviation Dist Inc. Approved by Magistrate Judge Arthur Nakazato. (ts) (Entered: 11/22/2000)
11/20/200011 STATEMENT OF DEFENDANT'S CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS filed as to Aviation Dist Inc. (ts) (Entered: 11/22/2000)
11/20/200012 DESIGNATION AND APPEARANCE of Attorney for Aviation Dist Inc by James L. Sanders. (ts) (Entered: 11/22/2000)
11/21/2000  ASSIGNMENT FOR TRIAL filed by USA as to Aviation Dist Inc assigning AUSA Randall R Lee for USA. (ts) (Entered: 11/21/2000)
11/30/200013 STIPULATION AND ORDER filed by Judge David O. Carter as to Aviation Dist Inc: to cont status hearing to 1:30pm on 12/11/00. (ts) (Entered: 11/30/2000)
12/11/200014 MINUTES OF CHANGE OF PLEA HEARING held before Judge David O. Carter as to Aviation Dist Inc : Defendant moves to change plea to the Information. William D King sworn & auth to enter a plea on behalf of Aviations Distributors, Inc. Plea of guilty entered by Aviation Dist Inc (1) count(s) 1, 2, 3. The Court questions the defendant regarding plea of guilty and finds it knowledgeable and voluntary and orders the plea accepted and entered. Dft waives prep of a pre-sentence report & agrees to be sent fortwith. C/R: Michelle McKay. (ts) (Entered: 12/18/2000)
12/11/200014 MINUTES OF SENTENCING held before Judge David O. Carter as to Aviation Dist Inc (1) count(s) 1, 2 , 3. CTS 1-3: Dft is ordered to pay fine of $750,000 imposed on each ct conc payable as follows: $50,000 to be paid immediately; $150,000 to be paid on 3/31/01; $250,000 to be paid on 3/31/02, & $300,000 to be paid on 3/31/03; Pay $1,200 special assessment to the US forthwith; Dft placed on prob to commence immediately & will expire on the date dft's fine is paid in full, but in on event earlier than 12/31/02. C/R: Michelle McKay. (ts) Modified on 12/18/2000 (Entered: 12/18/2000)
12/11/200015 JUDGMENT AND COMMITMENT issued to U.S. Marshal for Aviation Dist Inc. Approved by Judge David O. Carter. Entered on: 12/18/00. (ts) (Entered: 12/18/2000)
03/14/200116 STIPULATION AND ORDER filed by Judge David O. Carter as to Aviation Dist Inc: clarifying sentence. (ts) (Entered: 03/15/2001)
03/14/200217 STIPULATION AND ORDER filed by Judge David O. Carter as to Aviation Dist Inc: Modifying fine payment schedule. (th) (Entered: 03/30/2002)
10/28/200218 MINUTES OF STATUS CONFERENCE held before Judge David O. Carter as to Aviation Dist Inc: Court sets further status conference for 8:30 am on 3/10/03 . If matter is resolved prior to 03/10/03, with written proof of such, matter will be taken off calendar. C/R: Jane Sutton (tso) (Entered: 10/30/2002)
11/12/200219 NOTICE OF BANKRUPTCY filed by Aviation Dist Inc. Voluntary Chapter 7 Petition filed in US Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California, Santa Ana Division, SA 02-17605 RA. (tso) (Entered: 11/12/2002)
11/22/200220IN CHAMBERS PROCEEDINGS by Judge David O. Carter as to Aviation Dist Inc: Court having been advised that dft Aviation Distributors Inc. has filed Voluntary Chapter 7 Petition with the United States Bankruptcy Court, hereby takes Status Conference previously set for 03/10/03, off calendar. C/R: N/A (tso) (Entered: 11/22/2002)
03/31/200321 REPORT AND ORDER TERMINATING PROBATION/Supervised Release Prior to Original Expiration Date as to Aviation Dist Inc. Ordered by Judge David O. Carter. (tso) (Entered: 04/02/2003)