U.S. District Court [LIVE]
Eastern District of TEXAS (Lufkin)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 9:11-cr-00011-MAC -KFG-2


Case title: USA v. Sealed 1 et al

Date Filed: 02/08/2011
Date Terminated: 03/17/2011

Assigned to: Judge Marcia A. Crone
Referred to: Magistrate Judge Keith F. Giblin

Defendant (2)
Cole Brothers Circus, Inc.
TERMINATED: 03/17/2011
also known as
Sealed 2
TERMINATED: 03/17/2011
represented byWilliam Warren Hamel
Venable LLP - Washington
575 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20004
Email: wwhamel@venable.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
Sell and offer for sale in interstate or foreign commerce an endangered species
(1)
$150,000.00 fine, 4 years probation, $125 special assessment

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Misdemeanor

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byJoseph Robert Batte
U S Attorney's Office - Beaumont
350 Magnolia
Suite 150
Beaumont, TX 77701
409/839-2538
Fax: 14098392550
Email: joe.batte@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
02/08/2011SEALED INFORMATION as to Sealed 1 (1) count 1, Sealed 2 (2) count 1 & Sealed 3 (3) count 2. (ljw, ) (Entered: 02/09/2011)
02/08/2011E-GOV SEALED Form AO 257 filed as to Sealed 2 (ljw, ) (Entered: 02/09/2011)
02/14/2011ELEMENTS of the Offense by USA as to Sealed 1, Sealed 2, Sealed 3 (ljw, ) (Entered: 02/16/2011)
02/22/2011ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RECEIPT by Margaret Strand as to receiving 5 Summons. (ljw, ) (Entered: 02/24/2011)
02/22/2011APPROVED APPLICATION to Appear Pro Hac Vice by Attorney William Warren Hamel for Sealed 1 & Sealed 2. (ljw, ) (Entered: 02/24/2011)
02/22/2011  Case unsealed as to Sealed 1, Sealed 2, Sealed 3 (ljw, ) (Entered: 02/24/2011)
02/22/201113 CONSENT to Administration of Guilty Plea and Fed.R.Crim.P.11 Allocution by U.S. Magistrate Judge by Cole Brothers Circus, Inc. (ljw, ) (Entered: 02/24/2011)
02/22/201119 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Keith F. Giblin:Initial Appearance and Arraignment as to Cole Brothers Circus, Inc. held on 2/22/2011. Deft appeared with counsel and was released with no bond. (Court Reporter Kyla Dean.) (ljw, ) (Entered: 02/24/2011)
02/22/201120 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Keith F. Giblin: Change of Plea Hearing as to Cole Brothers Circus, Inc. held on 2/22/2011. Deft entered a Plea of Guilty as to Count 1. Deft remained released with no bond. (Court Reporter Kyla Dean.) (ljw, ) (Entered: 02/24/2011)
02/22/201121 SEALED PLEA AGREEMENT as to Cole Brothers Circus, Inc. (ljw, ) (Entered: 02/24/2011)
02/22/201123 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Keith F. Giblin:Sentencing held on 2/22/2011 for Cole Brothers Circus, Inc. (2), Count(s) 1, $150,000.00 fine, 4 years probation, $125 special assessment. Deft was released with no bond. (Court Reporter Kyla Dean.) (ljw, ) (Entered: 02/24/2011)
02/28/201130 E-GOV SEALED Summons Returned Executed on 2/16/11 as to Cole Brothers Circus, Inc. (ljw, ) (Entered: 03/03/2011)
03/17/201137 JUDGMENT as to Cole Brothers Circus, Inc. (2), Count 1, $150,000.00 fine, 4 years probation, $125 special assessment. Signed by Magistrate Judge Keith F. Giblin on 3/17/11. (ljw, ) (Entered: 03/17/2011)
03/17/201138 SEALED Statement of Reasons re 37 Judgment. (ljw, ) (Entered: 03/17/2011)