CLOSED, RWL

U.S. District Court
District of Rhode Island (Providence)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:01-cr-00066-L-1


Case title: USA v. East Coast Distrib.

Date Filed: 06/27/2001
Date Terminated: 10/17/2001

Assigned to: Judge Ronald R Lagueux

Defendant (1)
East Coast Distributors, Inc.
TERMINATED: 10/22/2001
represented byJames T. McCormick
McKenna & McCormick
128 Dorrance Street
Suite 330
Providence, RI 02903
831-2970
Fax: 751-1797
Email: mclaw@choiceonemail.com
TERMINATED: 10/22/2001
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
21:610(c) and 676 (a) - Violation of the Federal Meat Inspection Act
(1)
Judgement entered as to Defendant East Coast Distributors, Inc. count I - $5000.00 Fine and $400.00 Special Assessment; (Signed by Judge Ronald R. Lagueux)

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byTerrence P. Donnelly
U.S. Attorney's Office
Fleet Center
50 Kennedy Plaza
8th Floor
Providence, RI 02903
709-5000
Fax: 709-5001
Email: terrence.donnelly@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
06/27/2001  CASE Assigned to Judge Ronald R. Lagueux . Assigned to Magistrate Judge Robert W. Lovegreen (Theall, J) (Entered: 07/02/2001)
06/27/2001INFORMATION as to East Coast Distrib. (1) count(s) 1 (Theall, J) (Entered: 07/02/2001)
06/27/2001Plea Agreement as to East Coast Distrib. (Theall, J) (Entered: 07/02/2001)
07/02/2001  Deadline updated as to East Coast Distrib., Set Arraignment on information for 11:00 7/12/01 for East Coast Distrib. before MJ Lovegreen (Theall, J) (Entered: 07/02/2001)
07/03/2001SUMMONS(ES) issued for East Coast Distrib. for arraignment on 7/12/01 at 11:00 am (Theall, J) (Entered: 07/03/2001)
07/12/2001  Arraignment I.A. as to East Coast Distrib. held before MJ Lovegreen ( Donnelly, McCormick) All parties present; Deft understands proceedings; waiver of indictment accepted; not guilty plea entered (Defendant informed of rights.) (Theall, J) (Entered: 07/13/2001)
07/12/2001ENTRY of Appearance for East Coast Distrib. by Attorney James T. McCormick (Theall, J) (Entered: 07/13/2001)
07/12/2001WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by East Coast Distrib. (Theall, J) (Entered: 07/13/2001)
07/13/2001  Change of Plea Hearing as to East Coast Distrib. set for 11:00 7/24/01 for East Coast Distrib. Before Judge Ronald R. Lagueux (Gilfillan, B) (Entered: 07/13/2001)
07/24/2001  Change of Plea Hearing as to East Coast Distrib. held; Mr. donnelly for government; Mr. McCormick for defendant; guilty plea accepted; sentencing 10/10/01 at 10:00 am (Gilfillan, B) (Entered: 07/24/2001)
07/24/2001  Plea Agreement Accepted as to East Coast Distrib. ( by Judge Ronald R. Lagueux ) (Gilfillan, B) (Entered: 07/24/2001)
07/24/2001  PLEA entered by East Coast Distrib. . Court accepts plea. Guilty: (Terminated motions: ) (Gilfillan, B) (Entered: 07/24/2001)
07/24/2001  Sentencing set for 10:00 10/10/01 for East Coast Distrib. Before Judge Ronald R. Lagueux East Coast Distrib. (1) count(s) 1 (Gilfillan, B) (Entered: 07/24/2001)
10/02/2001  Sentencing set for 2:00 10/17/01 for East Coast Distrib. Before Judge Ronald R. Lagueux East Coast Distrib. (1) count(s) 1 (Gilfillan, B) (Entered: 10/02/2001)
10/17/2001Minute entry as to East Coast Distrib. : Sentencing Held. Government: Terrence Donnelly; Defendant: James McCormick; Probation: Anthony Matarese; Court Reporter: Joe Fontes; All counsel of record present. Defendant present. Probation present. Government presents its sentencing recommendations which include the maximum fine and no probation. Defense argues for less than the maximum fine; asks for $5000.00 Level 6 of the Guidelines. Defendant exercises right of allocution. Court states that Probation also recommended a reduced fine of $5000.00 and agrees. A fine of $5000.00 is imposed on the Defendant; a Special Assessment of $400.00 is imposed on the Defendant. The Court is satisfied that a period of Probation is not needed. (Jackson, R) (Entered: 10/18/2001)
10/17/2001  Sentencing held East Coast Distrib. (1) count(s) 1; Government: Terrence Donnelly; Defendant: James McCormick; Court Reporter: Joe Fontes; Probation: Anthony Matarese; All counsel of Record Present. Defendant present. Probation present. Government present its sentencing recommendations. Defendant argues for less than the maximum fine; asks for $5000.00, Level 6 of the Guidelines. Defendant exercises Right of Allocution. A fine of $5000.00 and a Special Assessment of $400.00 is imposed. The Court is satisfied that a period of probation is not needed. (Jackson, R) (Entered: 10/18/2001)
10/22/2001JUDGMENT as to East Coast Distrib. (1) count(s) 1. $5000.00 Fine and $400.00 Special Assessment; (Signed by Judge Ronald R. Lagueux) (Jackson, R) (Entered: 10/22/2001)
11/27/2001SATISFACTION OF JUDGEMENT by USA as to East Coast Distrib. (Jackson, R) (Entered: 11/28/2001)