District Of Montana (Butte)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:10-cr-00019-JCL-1

Case title: USA v. Confluence Consulting, Inc.

Date Filed: 09/02/2010
Date Terminated: 12/01/2010

Assigned to: Jeremiah C. Lynch

Defendant (1)
Confluence Consulting, Inc.
TERMINATED: 12/01/2010
represented byLarry Jent
WILLIAMS, JENT & DOCKINS
506 E Babcock Street
Bozeman, MT 59715
406-586-1373
Fax: 406-586-4548
Email: larry@imt.net
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL
(1s)
$10,000.00 fine, $125.00 special assessment, no probation

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Misdemeanor

Terminated Counts

Disposition
33:1311A.F NEGLIGENT DISCHARGE OF POLLUTANTS INTO WATERS OF THE UNITED STATES CONTRARY TO PERMIT CONDITIONS
(1)

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byMark Steger Smith
OFFICE OF THE U.S. ATTORNEY
2929 3rd Avenue North Suite 400
PO Box 1478
Billings, MT 59103-1478
406-657-6101
Fax: 657-6058
Email: mark.smith3@usdoj.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Date Filed #Docket Text
09/02/20101INFORMATION as to Confluence Consulting, Inc. (1) count(s) 1. (ELL, ) (Entered: 09/03/2010)
09/02/20102PLEA AGREEMENT as to Confluence Consulting, Inc. (ELL, ) (Entered: 09/03/2010)
09/02/20103 Unoppposed MOTION for Arraighment and Change of Plea Hearing by USA as to Confluence Consulting, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order) (ELL, ) (Entered: 09/03/2010)
09/07/20104ORDER granting 3 Motion for Hearing as to Confluence Consulting, Inc. (1). Signed by Jeremiah C. Lynch on 9/7/2010. (TXB, ) Modified on 9/8/2010 to indicate copy of order mailed to L. Jent as instructed. (DED, ). (Entered: 09/07/2010)
09/07/2010  Set/Reset Hearings as to Confluence Consulting, Inc.: Arraignment set for 9/20/2010 01:30 PM in Missoula, MT before Jeremiah C. Lynch. Change of Plea Hearing set for 9/20/2010 01:30 PM in Missoula, MT before Jeremiah C. Lynch. (TXB, ) (Entered: 09/07/2010)
09/15/20105NOTICE of Clerical Error in Information Citations by USA as to Confluence Consulting, Inc. re 1 Information - Felony (Smith, Mark) (Entered: 09/15/2010)
09/17/20106OFFER OF PROOF as to Confluence Consulting, Inc. (Smith, Mark) (Entered: 09/17/2010)
09/20/20107CONSENT TO TRIAL BEFORE US MAGISTRATE JUDGE (APP, ) (Entered: 09/20/2010)
09/20/2010Minute Entry for proceedings held before Jeremiah C. Lynch: Initial Appearance as to Confluence Consulting, Inc. held on 9/20/2010, Arraignment as to Confluence Consulting, Inc. (1) Count 1 held on 9/20/2010, Change of Plea Hearing as to Confluence Consulting, Inc. held on 9/20/2010; Larry Jent appeared w/ released defendant (James Lovell appearing on behalf of Confluence Consulting), AUSA Tim Racicot appeared on behalf of the govt, USPO Jean Keiley present; Read charge, penalty, rights w/ defendant understanding the same; Plea of not guilty entered on defendant's behalf; Defendant consented to USMJ and sworn in; Answered standard questions given by the court; Govt summarized plea agreement; Reviewed sentencing guidelines, rights and rights waived by p-g; Govt summarized offer of proof; Plea entered by Confluence Consulting, Inc. (1) Guilty Count 1; Sentencing to be set in early to mid December. (Court Reporter DBH.) (APP, ) (Entered: 09/20/2010)
09/20/20109Order Setting as to Confluence Consulting, Inc. Sentencing set for 12/1/2010 11:00 AM in Missoula, MT before Jeremiah C. Lynch.. Signed by Jeremiah C. Lynch on 9/20/2010. (TCL, ) (Entered: 09/20/2010)
12/01/201010 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Jeremiah C. Lynch: Sentencing held on 12/1/2010 for Confluence Consulting, Inc.; Larry Jent appeared w/ released defendant, AUSA Tim Racicot appeared for the govt, USPO Jean Keiley present; Both sides read and reviewed the pre-sentence report w/ not objections; Report accepted as Findings of Fact; Both sides spoke; Defendant sentenced to a $10,000.00 fine, $125.00 special assessment, no probation w/ no objections from either side. (Court Reporter Emily Brandon - Jeffries Court Reporting.) (APP, ) (Entered: 12/01/2010)
12/01/201011JUDGMENT as to Confluence Consulting, Inc. (1), Count(s) 1s, $10,000.00 fine, $125.00 special assessment, no probation. Signed by Jeremiah C. Lynch on 12/1/2010. (ELL, ) (Entered: 12/02/2010)
12/03/201012Satisfaction of Judgment filed by USA as to Confluence Consulting, Inc. (Francis, Victoria) (Entered: 12/03/2010)