UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA (Western Division - Los Angeles)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:04-cr-01728-FMC-1

Case title: USA v. DST Shipping, Inc

Date Filed: 12/29/2004
Date Terminated: 02/28/2005

Assigned to: Judge Florence-Marie Cooper

Defendant (1)
DST Shipping, Inc
TERMINATED: 02/28/2005
represented byGeorge M Chalos
George M Cahlos Law Offices
366 Main Street
Port Washington, NY 11050
516-767-3600
TERMINATED: 02/28/2005
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Gregory Nicolaysen
Gregory Nicolaysen Law Offices
27240 Turnberry Lane Suite 200
Valencia, CA 91355
818-970-7247
Fax: 818-998-8427
Email: gregnicolaysen@aol.com
TERMINATED: 02/28/2005
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Michael G Chalos
Michael G Chalos Law Offices
366 Main Street
Port Washington, NY 11050
516-766-3600
TERMINATED: 02/28/2005
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:1512(c)(1); 18:2(b) - OBSTRUCTION OF PROCEEDINGS
(1)
Placed on Orgainzational Probation on counts 1 & 2 of the Information for 4 years. Fine of One Million Dollars as to counts 1 & 2. Special Assessment of $800.
33:1908(a); 33 C.F.R, Section 151.25(a), (d), and (h); 18:2(b) - FAILURE TO MAINTAIN AN ACCURATE OIL RECORD BOOK; CAUSING AN ACT TO BE DONE
(2)
Placed on Orgainzational Probation on counts 1 & 2 of the Information for 4 years. Fine of One Million Dollars as to counts 1 & 2. Special Assessment of $800.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byWilliam Wesley Carter
Musick Peeler & Garrett LLP
624 South Grand Avenue
Suite 2100
Los Angeles, CA 90017
213-629-7863
Email: w.carter@mpglaw.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
12/29/2004INFORMATION filed against DST Shipping, Inc (1) count(s) 1, 2 filed by AUSA William Carter. Offense occurred in LA. (sv) (Entered: 12/29/2004)
12/29/2004CASE SUMMARY filed by AUSA William Carter, attorney for USA, as to DST Shipping, Inc. (sv) (Entered: 12/29/2004)
12/29/2004MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to DST Shipping, Inc seeking authority for an investigative action and being filed on (date not indicated), does not relate to, a mtr pending in the Narcotic Section of the US Atty's Ofc before the date on which Magistrate Judge Patrick J. Walsh 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. (sv) (Entered: 12/29/2004)
12/29/2004MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to DST Shipping, Inc seeking authority for an investigative action and being filed on (date not indicated), does not relate to, a mtr pending in the US Atty's Ofc before the date on which Magistrate Judge Jennifer T. Lum 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. (sv) (Entered: 12/29/2004)
12/29/2004MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to DST Shipping, Inc seeking authority for an investigative action and being filed on (date not indicated), does not relate to, a mtr pending in the US Atty's Ofc before 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. (sv) (Entered: 12/29/2004)
12/29/2004MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to DST Shipping, Inc seeking authority for an investigative action and being filed on (date not indicated), 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. (sv) (Entered: 12/29/2004)
12/29/2004MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to DST Shipping, Inc. This criminal action, being filed on 12/29/04, was not pending in the U.S. Attorney's Office before 12/22/04, the date on which U.S. District Judge Nora M. Manella began receiving criminal matters. (sv) (Entered: 12/29/2004)
12/29/2004MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to DST Shipping, Inc. This criminal action, being filed on 12/29/04, was not pending in 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. (sv) (Entered: 12/29/2004)
01/06/2005NOTICE RELATED CRIMINAL CASE filed by USA as to DST Shipping, Inc. Low number case: CR 04-1608-FMC. (ca) (Entered: 01/06/2005)
01/10/200510 PLEA AGREEMENT filed by USA as to DST Shipping, Inc (ca) (Entered: 01/11/2005)
01/18/200511MINUTES OF POST-INDICTMENT ARRAIGNMENT HEARING held before Magistrate Judge Charles F. Eick as to DST Shipping, Inc : Case Assignined to Judge Dale S. Fischer . DST Shipping, Inc (1) count(s) 1, 2 arraigned and states true name as charged. Gregory Nicolaysen, S/A for Michael Chalos Y as representative ot the corporation Retained-Present. First appearance of DST Shipping, Inc entered. Case is continued for trial at 8:30 am on 1/24/05. Recorder: NA (dmap) (Entered: 01/19/2005)
01/18/200512 STATEMENT OF DEFENDANT'S CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS filed as to DST Shipping, Inc (dmap) (Entered: 01/19/2005)
01/18/200513 DESIGNATION AND APPEARANCE of Counsel for DST Shipping, Inc (dmap) (Entered: 01/19/2005)
01/18/200514WAIVER OF INDICTMENT filed as to DST Shipping, Inc. Approved by Magistrate Judge Charles F. Eick. (dmap) (Entered: 01/19/2005)
01/19/200515ORDER RE TRANSFER PURSUANT TO GENERAL ORDER 224 (Related Case) filed as to DST Shipping, Inc . ( Related Case No.: CR 04-1608 FMC) Case transferred from Judge Dale S. Fischer to Judge Florence-Marie Cooper for all further proceedings. The case number will now reflect the initials of the reassigned Judge, ( CR 04-1728 FMC). (rn) (Entered: 01/19/2005)
01/24/200516APPLICATION of Non-Resident Attorney to Appear in a Specific Case filed as to DST Shipping, Inc by attorney Michael G Chalos; Gregory Nicolaysen designated as local counsel. Approved by Judge Florence-Marie Cooper. (Fee pd) (dmap) (Entered: 01/26/2005)
01/24/200517APPLICATION of Non-Resident Attorney to Appear in a Specific Case filed as to DST Shipping, Inc by attorney Geroge M Chalos; Gregory Nicolaysen designated as local counsel. Approved by Judge Florence-Marie Cooper. (Fee pd) (dmap) (Entered: 01/26/2005)
01/24/200518 DESIGNATION OF LOCAL COUNSEL BY OUT-OF-STATE COUNSEL OF RECORD FOR DEFENDANT DST SHIPPING CO., LTD. filed by DST Shipping, Inc (dmap) (Entered: 01/31/2005)
02/07/200519STIPULATION AND ORDER filed by Judge Florence-Marie Cooper as to DST Shipping, Inc : Case is continued for plea hearing at 2:00 pm on 2/28/05. (dmap) (Entered: 02/08/2005)
02/28/200520 MINUTES OF CHANGE OF PLEA HEARING held before Judge Florence-Marie Cooper as to DST Shipping, Inc : Defendant moves to change plea to the Information. Plea of guilty entered by DST Shipping, Inc (1) count(s) 1, 2 . The Court questions the defendant regarding plea of guilty and finds it knowledgeable and voluntary and orders the plea accepted and entered. Rendering sentence as to DST Shipping, Inc (1) count(s) 1, 2. Placed on Orgainzational Probation on counts 1 & 2 of the Information for 4 years. Fine of One Million Dollars as to counts 1 & 2. Special Assessment of $800. C/R: Pat Cuneo (dmap) (Entered: 03/02/2005)
03/02/200521JUDGMENT AND COMMITMENT issued to U.S. Marshal for DST Shipping, Inc. Approved by Judge Florence-Marie Cooper. (dmap) (Entered: 03/02/2005)
03/07/200522MOTION filed by DST Shipping, Inc.. It is ordered that pursuant to the Act ot Prevent Pollution from Ships, 33:1908(a), that (1) a payment in the amount of $75,000 be awarded to Florencio M. Tolentino; (2) a payment in the amount of $75,000 be awarded to Florencio M. Tolentino; (3) a payment in the amount of $75,000 be awarded to Jimmy T. Piamonte; & (4) a payment in the amount of $25,000 be awarded to Richard O. Santillan, to be disbursed from the $500,000 fine to be paid by DST Shipping, Inc., as to Count 2, to the Clerk's Office of the Central District of California. Clerk's Ofice is ordered to endorse four separate cashier's check in the names of the above witnesses & to transfer custody of such checks to the US. Attorney's Office, speciffically, Asistant United States Attorney William W. Carter & Dorothy C. Kim, who will coordinate with counsel for Sanchez, Tolentino, Piamonte, & Santillan, Deputy Federal Puyblic Defender Lara Bazelon, & make arrangements with the US Embassy in Manila, Phillippines, for the disbursement of such payments to the four witnesses. In the event this order is signed before payment by DST Shipping, inc., of the $500,000, which is scheduled to occur on 3/8/05, DST Shipping, Inc., is ordered to obtain four cashier's checks in the names of the witness & in the amounts specified & transfer such checks to the custody of the United States Attorney's Office, who will make arrangements as set forth in the above paragraph. Such cashier's checks will be deemed a $250,000 payment on the fine on count 2. (dmap) (Entered: 03/08/2005)
03/14/200523 RECEIPT for Transcripts of proceedings held on: 2/28/05. C/R: Pat Cuneo. (sb) (Entered: 03/15/2005)
03/14/200524 TRANSCRIPT filed for proceedings held on 2/28/05 as to DST Shipping, Inc. (sb) (Entered: 03/15/2005)
03/15/200525 Verified Petition For Recovery of Earned and Unearned Wages Under th Agreement on Security and Employment Contract filed as to DST Shipping, Inc (es) (Entered: 03/18/2005)
04/04/200526MINUTES OF HEARING ON PETIONER-INTERVENOR MOTION TO INTERVENE PURSUANT TO RULE 24(B)(2) & TO ADMIT PETITIONER FOR RECOVERY OF EARNED WAGES HEARING held before Judge Florence-Marie Cooper as to DST Shipping, Inc : Court hears oral argument. The petition is DENIED. C/R: Pat Cuneo (dmap) (Entered: 04/05/2005)