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U.S. District Court
Southern District of Mississippi (Hattiesburg)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:07-cr-00007-KS-MTP-1


Case title: USA v. Covington Logging and Tree Service, Inc.

Date Filed: 03/23/2007
Date Terminated: 06/28/2007

Assigned to: District Judge Keith Starrett
Referred to: Magistrate Judge Michael T. Parker

Defendant (1)
Covington Logging and Tree Service, Inc.
TERMINATED: 06/28/2007
represented bySteven Jay Irwin
LAW OFFICE OF STEVEN JAY IRWIN
761 Magnolia Ridge Drive East
Mandeville, LA 70448
985/869-0991
Fax: 985/624-8854
Email: sirwin5@bellsouth.net
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
FALSE OR FRAUDULENT CLAIMS
(1)
Defendant placed on probation for a period of one year; $4,000 fine; $400 special assessment

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Interested Party
Probation Hattiesburg


Plaintiff
USA represented byJay Tresca Golden
U. S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE - Gulfport
1575 20th Avenue
Gulfport, MS 39501
228/563-1560
Fax: 228/563-1571
Email: jay.golden@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
03/23/2007INFORMATION as to Covington Logging and Tree Service, Inc. (1) count(s) 1. (Attachments: # 1 Criminal Cover Sheet) (ldr, ) (Entered: 03/23/2007)
03/29/2007 MOTION for Leave to Appear enroll as counsel Attorney: Steven Jay Irwin. by Covington Logging and Tree Service, Inc.. (Irwin, Steven) (Entered: 03/29/2007)
03/30/2007  TEXT ONLY ORDER granting 2 Motion to Enroll as Counsel for Defendant. Attorney Steven Jay Irwin designated as counsel for Covington Logging and Tree Service, Inc. NO FURTHER WRITTEN ORDER SHALL ISSUE FROM THIS COURT. Signed by Judge Michael T. Parker on March 30, 2007. (kpm, ) (Entered: 03/30/2007)
04/24/2007  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Michael T. Parker:Initial Appearance as to Covington Logging and Tree Service, Inc. held on 4/24/2007, Arraignment as to Covington Logging and Tree Service, Inc. (1) Count 1 held on 4/24/2007. Defendant's representative and owner/operator, Lamar Wade Covington, appeared with retained counsel, Steven Irwin. Defendant's representative was sworn and advised of the defendant's rights, charges against it and maximum penalties. Defendant waived court appointed counsel. Defendant waived indictment, waived reading of the information, and a not guilty plea was entered. The court advised the parties that a hearing is set before Judge Starrett on this date. Defendant was released conditioned upon appearance before Judge Starrett. (APPEARANCES: John Meynardie, AUSA; Steven Irwin, defendant's retained attorney; Lamar Cranford, CSO.) (Tape #2007-8P.) (kpm, ) (Entered: 04/24/2007)
04/24/2007WAIVER of Court Appointed Counsel by Covington Logging and Tree Service, Inc. (kpm, ) (Entered: 04/24/2007)
04/24/2007WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Covington Logging and Tree Service, Inc. (kpm, ) (Entered: 04/24/2007)
04/24/2007ORDER Setting Conditions of Release. Signed by Judge Michael T. Parker on April 24, 2007. (kpm, ) (Entered: 04/24/2007)
04/24/2007  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Keith Starrett :Change of Plea Hearing as to Covington Logging and Tree Service, Inc. held on 4/24/2007. Owner and representative of the corporation, Lamar Wade Covington, was sworn. Executed Plea Agreement submitted. Plea entered by Covington Logging and Tree Service, Inc. (1) Guilty Count 1. Sentencing set for 7/5/2007 at 09:15 AM in Courtroom 1, Federal Courthouse, Hattiesburg, MS before District Judge Keith Starrett. Appearances: Steven Irwin for defendant; John Meynardie, AUSA; Robyn Gulledge, USPO; Melanie Rube, Rhett Anthony, DUSM; Osco Hayes, CSO.(Court Reporter Margaret Wasmund 601-583-4383.) (scp, ) (Entered: 04/24/2007)
06/25/2007  NOTICE OF HEARING as to Covington Logging and Tree Service, Inc. - Sentencing reset for 6/26/2007 at 02:00 PM in Courtroom 1, Federal Courthouse, Hattiesburg, MS before District Judge Keith Starrett (scp, ) (Entered: 06/25/2007)
06/26/2007  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Keith Starrett :Sentencing held on 6/26/2007 for Covington Logging and Tree Service, Inc. (1). PSI adopted without change. Sentence: Count 1, Defendant placed on probation for a period of one year; $4,000 fine; $400 special assessment. Appearances: Steven J. Irwin for defendant; Jay Golden, AUSA; Robyn Gulledge, USPO; Osco Hayes, CSO (Court Reporter Margaret Wasmund 601-583-4383) (scp, ) (Entered: 06/26/2007)
06/28/2007PRESENTENCE INVESTIGATION REPORT (Sealed) as to Covington Logging and Tree Service, Inc. (LDR) (AKL). (Entered: 06/28/2007)
06/28/2007JUDGMENT as to Covington Logging and Tree Service, Inc. (1), Count(s) 1, Defendant placed on probation for a period of one year; $4,000 fine; $400 special assessment. Signed by Judge Keith Starrett on 6/28/07 (LDR) (Entered: 06/28/2007)
07/10/2007SATISFACTION OF JUDGMENT filed by USA as to Covington Logging and Tree Service, Inc.. (Barrett, Pshon) (Entered: 07/10/2007)