CLOSED, MULTI

U. S. District Court
Eastern District of Louisiana (New Orleans)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:02-cr-00110-LMA-1


Case title: USA v. Crown Products Inc, et al

Date Filed: 04/19/2002
Date Terminated: 08/28/2002

Assigned to: Judge Lance M Africk

Defendant (1)
Crown Products Inc
TERMINATED: 08/28/2002
represented byJohn Robert Martzell
Martzell & Bickford
338 Lafayette St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 581-9065
Email: usdcedla@mbfirm.com
TERMINATED: 08/28/2002
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371 CONSPIRACY TO FALSELY MAKE A SEAL OF AN AGENCY OF THE UNITED STATES
(1)
Sentencing held 8/28/02

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
United States of America represented byMichael Edward McMahon
U. S. Attorney's Office
Hale Boggs Federal Bldg.
500 Poydras St.
Room 210
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-680-3000
Email: usalae.ecfcr@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
04/19/20021INFORMATION by USA against Crown Products Inc (1) count(s) 1, Kee Lee (2) count(s) 1, Jeffrey Teague (3) count(s) 1 (ijg) (Entered: 04/22/2002)
04/19/20024MOTION of pla USA and ORDER for issuance of sms as to Crown Products Inc, Kee Lee, Jeffrey Teague; dfts are directed to appear on 5/3/02 at 10:00 bfr Mag Moore for initial appearance and arraignment by Magistrate Judge Louis Moore Jr. Date Signed: 4/22/02; 3 sms issd (bb) (Entered: 04/24/2002)
04/22/20022NOTICE of arraignment set for 10:00 5/3/02 bfr Mag Judge Moore for Crown Products Inc, for Kee Lee, for Jeffrey Teague (ijg) (Entered: 04/22/2002)
04/22/20023ORDER: Pursuant to the directive of Chief Judge Berrigan, the case is reallotted to Section I, Judge Lance M. Africk by Judge Martin L. Feldman (ijg) (Entered: 04/22/2002)
04/26/20025MOTION and ORDER that the arraignment set for 5/3/02 is continued to 2:00 5/6/02 for Crown Products Inc, Kee Lee, & Jeffrey Teague filed by dfts Crown Products Inc, Kee Lee, Jeffrey Teague by Magistrate Judge Louis Moore Jr. Date Signed: 4/29/02 (ijg) (Entered: 04/29/2002)
05/02/2002SUMMONS executed on 4/26/02 as to Crown Products Inc (ijg) (Entered: 05/06/2002)
05/06/20029MINUTE ENTRY (5/6/02) (Filed 5/7/02) INITIAL APPEARANCE as to defendant Crown Products Inc w/atty John Robert Martzell present; arraignment was held by Magistrate Judge Louis Moore Jr. (ijg) (Entered: 05/08/2002)
05/06/200210MINUTE ENTRY (5/6/02) (Filed 5/7/02) ARRAIGNMENT as to dft Crown Products Inc w/atty John Martzell present; dft pleads not guilty to all counts; waiver of indict executed; pretrial conference set for 2:00 6/13/02 & jury trial set for 8:30 6/24/02 bfr Judge Africk by Magistrate Judge Louis Moore Jr. (ijg) (Entered: 05/08/2002)
05/07/20028WAIVER of Indictment by defendant Crown Products Inc (ijg) (Entered: 05/08/2002)
05/07/200211WAIVER of conflict of interest form filed by defendant Crown Products Inc (ijg) (Entered: 05/08/2002)
05/08/200220NOTICE of re-arraignment set for 2:00 5/29/02 bfr Judge Africk for Crown Products Inc, Kee Lee, Jeffrey Teague (ijg) (Entered: 05/09/2002)
05/08/200221MINUTE ENTRY (5/6/02) A Garcia Hearing was held this date as to dfts Crown Products Inc, Kee Lee, Jeffrey Teague regarding dfts' right to conflict free representation by Magistrate Judge Louis Moore Jr. Date Signed: 5/6/02 (ijg) (Entered: 05/09/2002)
05/29/200223FACTUAL BASIS as to defendant Crown Products Inc, defendant Kee Lee, defendant Jeffrey Teague (ijg) (Entered: 05/30/2002)
05/29/200224PLEA Agreement as to Crown Products Inc, Kee Lee, Jeffrey Teague (ijg) (Entered: 05/30/2002)
05/29/200225SMOOTH Minutes RE-ARRAIGNMENT as to dft Crown Products Inc Reported/Recorded by OJ Robert; counsel for dft submits minutes of 5/28/02 special meeting of board of directors of Crown Products Inc and same is filed; dft enters a plea of guilty to Count 1 of the bill of info; PSI Ordered; sentencing set for 2:00 8/28/02; PTC & trial are cancelled by Judge Lance M. Africk (ijg) (Entered: 05/30/2002)
05/29/200228NOTICE of sentencing set for 2:00 8/28/02 bfr Judge Africk for Crown Products Inc, for Kee Lee, for Jeffrey Teague (ijg) (Entered: 05/30/2002)
05/29/200229Minutes of Special Meeting of Board of Directors of Crown Products Inc (ijg) (Entered: 05/31/2002)
07/03/200230MOTION and ORDER for withdrawal of attorney Andrea F Long filed by dfts Crown Products Inc, Kee Lee, Jeffrey Teague; FURTHER ORDERED that the firm of Martzell & Bickford be allowed to cont to represent dfts in this matter by Judge Lance M. Africk Date Signed: 7/15/02 (ijg) (Entered: 07/16/2002)
08/28/200231JUDGMENT and Commitment (Filed 8/30/02) SENTENCING as to Crown Products Inc Reported/Recorded by Karen Ibos; dft placed on probation for a term of 5 years as to Count 1 of the indictment; ORDERED that dft make restitution to USDA/APHIS-IES in the amt of $58,250.00; FURTHER ORDERED that the dft pay for the cost of investigation in the amt of $120,000.00 to USDA/APHIS-IES; FURTHER ORDERED that the dft pay to the USA a fine in the amount of $500,000.00; Special Assessment fee of $69,500.00 by Judge Lance M. Africk Date Signed: 8/28/02 (ijg) (Entered: 08/30/2002)
02/11/200434Report by US Prob and ORDER that dft Crown Products Inc is discharged from probation and that the proceedings in the case be terminated by Judge Lance M. Africk (ca) Modified on 02/18/2004 (Entered: 02/12/2004)