U.S. District Court
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS (McAllen)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 7:06-cr-00076-1


Case title: USA v. Global Limo, Inc et al

Date Filed: 01/18/2006
Date Terminated: 01/10/2007

Assigned to: Chief Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa

Defendant (1)
Global Limo, Inc
(10,000.00 Unsecured Bond)
TERMINATED: 01/10/2007
represented byCharles August Banker , III
Attorney at Law
405 Main St
Ste 910
Houston, TX 77002
713-227-4100
Fax: 713-222-2468
Email: cabatlaw@sbcglobal.net
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1)
dismissed on government motion
CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1s)
$50,000.00 Fine, $400 SA
VIOLATIONS PERTAINING TO CDLS
(2-4)
dismissed on government motion
VIOLATIONS PERTAINING TO CDLS
(2s-3s)
$25,000 as to each cts 2 & 3 for a total of $100,000.00 Fine; $125 SA as to each cts 2 & 3 for a total of $650

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Amicus
Johnny Partain


Plaintiff
USA represented byUS Pretrial Svcs Mc
US Pretrial Services
1701 W Bus Hwy 83
Ste 1105
McAllen, TX 78501
956-618-8153
Fax: 956-618-8153
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

John B Kinchen
Hughes Arrell Kinchen LLP
2211 Norfolk
Suite 1110
Houston, TX 77098
713-403-2064
Fax: 713-583-8877
Email: john.kinchen@hughesarrell.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Juan Felipe Alanis
US Dept of Justice
1701 W Hwy 83
Ste 600
McAllen, TX 78501
956-816-8010
Fax: 956-618-8009
Email: juan.alanis@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Financial Litigation
U S Attorney's Office
Southern District of Texas
P O Box 61129
Houston, TX 77208
713-567-9000
Fax: 713-718-3391 fax
Email: flu.usatxs-@usdoj.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

US Probation - Mc
1701 W Bus Hwy 83
Ste 729
McAllen, TX 78501
956-928-8264 fax
Fax: 956-928-8264 fax
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Date Filed #Docket Text
01/18/2006SEALED INDICTMENT (The original indictment with the signature of the grand jury foreperson is on file under seal with the clerk) as to Global Limo, Inc (1) count(s) 1, 2-4, James H Maples (2) count(s) 1, 2-4, filed. (shenry, ) (Entered: 03/16/2006)
01/18/2006 SEALED MOTION - to Seal Indictmentby USA as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples, filed. (shenry, ) (Entered: 03/16/2006)
01/18/2006SEALED ORDER granting 2 Sealed Motion as to Global Limo, Inc (1), James H Maples (2).(Signed by Judge Nancy K. Johnson.) Parties notified.(shenry, ) (Entered: 03/16/2006)
01/18/2006US Attys Criminal Docket Sheet as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples, filed.(shenry, ) (Entered: 03/16/2006)
01/18/2006ORDER for Issuance of Summons as to Global Limo, Inc ( Signed by Judge Nancy K. Johnson ). Parties notified. (shenry, ) (Entered: 03/16/2006)
01/30/2006SUPERSEDING INDICTMENT - Under Seal (The original indictment with the signature of the grand jury foreperson is on file under seal with the clerk) as to Global Limo, Inc (1) count(s) 1s, 2s-3s, James H Maples (2) count(s) 1s, 2s-3s, filed. (shenry, ) (Entered: 03/16/2006)
01/30/2006US Attys Criminal Docket Sheet as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples, filed.(shenry, ) (Entered: 03/16/2006)
01/30/2006 SEALED MOTION to Sealed Original Indictment by USA as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples, filed. (shenry, ) (Entered: 03/16/2006)
01/30/200610 SEALED ORDER granting 9 Sealed Motion to Seal Original Indictment as to Global Limo, Inc (1), James H Maples (2).(Signed by Judge Nancy K. Johnson.) Parties notified.(shenry, ) (Entered: 03/16/2006)
01/30/200611  SEALED MOTION - to Seal Superseding Indictment by USA as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples, (Superseding Indictment be automatically unsealed upon the arrest of James Maples, without further order of the Court, filed. (shenry, ) (Entered: 03/16/2006)
01/30/200612 SEALED ORDER granting 11 Sealed Motion - to Seal Superseding Indictment as to Global Limo, Inc (1), James H Maples (to be automatically unsealed upon the arrest of James Maples, without further order of the Court, (2).(Signed by Judge Calvin Botley.) Parties notified.(shenry, ) (Entered: 03/16/2006)
01/30/200613 ORDER for Issuance of Summons as to Global Limo, Inc ( Signed by Judge Calvin Botley ). Parties notified. (shenry, ) (Entered: 03/16/2006)
02/01/200617 UNSECURED Bond Entered as to Global Limo, Inc in amount of $75,000.00, filed. (shenry, ) (Entered: 03/17/2006)
02/01/2006  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Dorina Ramos :INITIAL APPEARANCE as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples,(Defts informed of rights) held on 2/1/2006. Mr. Maples, President and Director of Global Limo, Inc, had no objection in having Global Limo, Inc., Deft(1), proceed with initial appearance today, since it had been summons to appear on 2/2/06. Defts stated that their attorney is Charles Banker, retained. Government recommended a $75,000.00 Unsecured bond as to each of Defts(1)(2). Bond set in the amount of $75,000.00 Unsecured as each of Defts(1)(2). Defts special bond conditions: travel restricted to the SD/TX, no weapons, no illegal drug use, no excessive use of alcohol, and any other condition deemed necessary by Pretrial Services. Defts set for Arraignment: 2/6/06, at 9:00 a.m. Defts remanded to custody. Appearances:John Kinchen, AUSA; Marina Garza, PTS.(ERO:Candy Jones) (Interpreter:Not used) , filed.(lcorbett, ) (Entered: 03/28/2006)
02/06/200619 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: Charles August Banker, III appearing for Global Limo, Inc , filed.(shenry, ) (Entered: 03/17/2006)
02/06/200621 SCHEDULING ORDER as to Global Limo, Inc. Dispositive Motion Filing due by 2/21/2006 Responses due by 3/13/2006 Pretrial Conference set for 4/3/2006 at 09:30 AM before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa Jury Selection set for 4/4/2006 at 09:30AM before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa Deadline for Motions for Continuance: 3/20/2006( Signed by Judge Dorina Ramos ). Parties notified. (shenry, ) (Entered: 03/17/2006)
02/06/2006  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Dorina Ramos :ARRAIGNMENT as to Global Limo, Inc (1) Count 1s,2s-3s and James H Maples (2) Count 1s,2s-3s held on 2/6/2006. Not guilty pleas entered on said counts. Scheduling Orders dates issued to parties: orally and photocopy. Defts continued on present bond. Appearances:Linda Rossborough, AUSA; Charles Banker, f/(1)(2), RTD; Braulio Carvajal, PTS.(ERO:Candy Jones) (Interpreter:Not used) , filed.(lcorbett, ) (Entered: 03/28/2006)
03/20/200624  UNOPPOSED MOTION to Continue Final Pretrial and Jury Selection by Global Limo, Inc, filed. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(shenry, ) (Entered: 03/21/2006)
03/21/200625  RESPONSE by USA as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples Motion For Witness Statements, filed.(Kinchen, John) (Entered: 03/21/2006)
03/21/200626  RESPONSE by USA as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples Motion To Compel Disclosure of Exculpatory Evidence, filed.(Kinchen, John) (Entered: 03/21/2006)
03/21/200627  RESPONSE by USA as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples Motion For Discovery and Inspection of Evidence, filed.(Kinchen, John) (Entered: 03/21/2006)
03/21/200628  RESPONSE by USA as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples Motion To Disclose Promises of Favorable Treatment or Threats of Prosecution Made To Government Witnesses, filed.(Kinchen, John) (Entered: 03/21/2006)
03/21/200629  RESPONSE by USA as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples Motion For Notice of Government's Intent To Use Evidence, filed.(Kinchen, John) (Entered: 03/21/2006)
03/21/200630  RESPONSE by USA as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples Discovery Motion - Extraneous Acts; Motion In Limine - Extraneous Acts, filed.(Kinchen, John) (Entered: 03/21/2006)
03/21/200631 ORDER granting 23 MOTION to Continue Final Pretrial and Jury Selection, 24 MOTION to Continue Final Pretrial and Jury Selection as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples . Jury Selection set for 5/2/2006 at 09:30AM before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa.. Pretrial Conference set for 5/1/2006 at 09:30 AM before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa..( Signed by Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa ). Parties notified. (shenry, ) (Entered: 03/21/2006)
03/22/200633  MOTION for Leave to File Pretrial Motions by Global Limo, Inc, filed. (shenry, ) (Entered: 03/22/2006)
03/25/200645 ORDER granting 33 Motion for Leave to File Pretrial Motions as to Global Limo, Inc (1).(Signed by Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa.) Parties notified.(shenry, ) (Entered: 03/27/2006)
03/25/200646  MOTION for Discovery and Inspection of Evidence by Global Limo, Inc, filed. (Attachments: # 1 Brief In SUpport of Motion for Discovery and Inspection Of Evidence)(shenry, ) (Entered: 03/27/2006)
03/25/200647  MOTION to Disclose Promises of Favorable Treatment or Threats of Prosecution Made to Government Witnesses by Global Limo, Inc, filed. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum In Support of Motion to Disclose Promises of Favorable Treatment or Threats of Prosecution Made to Government Witnesses)(shenry, ) (Entered: 03/27/2006)
03/25/200648  MOTION to Compel Disclosure of Exculpatory Evidence by Global Limo, Inc, filed. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of Motion to Compel Disclosure of Exculpatory Evidence)(shenry, ) (Entered: 03/27/2006)
03/25/200649  MOTION for Witness Statements by Global Limo, Inc, filed. (Attachments: # 1 Brief in Support of Motion for Witness Statements)(shenry, ) (Entered: 03/27/2006)
03/25/200650  MOTION for Notice of Govt Intent to Use Evidence and Brief in Support Thereof by Global Limo, Inc, filed. (shenry, ) (Entered: 03/27/2006)
03/25/200651  MOTION for Discovery - Extraneous Acts by Global Limo, Inc, filed. (shenry, ) (Entered: 03/27/2006)
03/25/200652  MOTION in Limine - Extraneous Acts by Global Limo, Inc, filed. (shenry, ) (Entered: 03/27/2006)
04/21/200655  UNOPPOSED MOTION to Continue Final Pretrial and Jury Selection by Global Limo, Inc, filed. (shenry, ) (Entered: 04/21/2006)
04/23/200657 ORDER Granting 55 MOTION to Continue Final Pretrial and Jury Selectiion, 56 MOTION to Continue Final Pretrial and Jury Selection as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples . Jury Selection set for 7/6/2006 at 09:30AM before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa.. Pretrial Conference set for 7/5/2006 at 09:30 AM before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa..( Signed by Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa ). Parties notified. (magarza, ) (Entered: 04/24/2006)
06/06/200660 Summons Returned Executed on 2/1/06 as to Global Limo, Inc, filed. (bgarces, ) (Entered: 06/06/2006)
06/19/200663  MOTION to Continue Final Pretrial & Jury Selection by James H Maples, filed. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(magarza, ) Modified on 6/19/2006 (magarza, ). Modified on 6/19/2006 (magarza, ). (Entered: 06/19/2006)
06/19/200664  MOTION to Continue Final Pretrial & Jury Selection by Global Limo, Inc, filed. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(magarza, ) (Entered: 06/19/2006)
06/20/200665 ORDER granting 63 MOTION to Continue Final Pretrial & Jury Selection, 64 MOTION to Continue Final Pretrial & Jury Selection as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples . Jury Selection set for 9/6/2006 at 09:30AM before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa.. Pretrial Conference set for 9/5/2006 at 09:30 AM before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa..( Signed by Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa ). Parties notified. (shenry, ) (Entered: 06/21/2006)
08/15/200670 Third MOTION to Continue Motion to Continue pretrial and jury selection/trial hearings With Attached Order by Global Limo, Inc, filed. (Banker, Charles) (Entered: 08/15/2006)
08/15/200672 OBJECTION by USA as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples, filed.(Kinchen, John) (Entered: 08/15/2006)
08/21/200673  MOTION to Continue Hearing on Deft's Motion to Continue Final Pretrial & Jury Selection & to Declare This a Complex Case by Global Limo, Inc, filed. (magarza, ) (Entered: 08/21/2006)
08/21/2006  ORAL ORDER as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples re: Granting Motion to Continue Hearing on Deft's Motion for Continuance of Final Pretrial & Jury Selection & To Declare This a Complex Case Motion Hearing set for 8/25/2006 at 09:30 AM before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa( Signed by Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa ). Parties notified. (magarza, ) (Entered: 08/21/2006)
08/25/2006  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa :MOTION HEARING as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples held on 8/25/2006 re 74 MOTION to Continue Hearing on Deft's Motion to Continue Final Pretrial & Jury Selection & to Declare this a Complex Case. All present. The Court hears the arguments of counsel regarding the opposed Motion for Continuance. The Court does not feel this should be designated a complex case and will GRANT the Motion for Continuance by setting this case for Jury Selection for 9/25/2006 at 09:30AM with the trial to start immediately thereafter before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa. Appearances: John B. Kinchen f/AUSA; Charles August Banker, III, f/Defts.(ERO:Tony Tijerina) (Interpreter:Not any) Deft continued on bond, filed.(smartinez, ) (Entered: 08/28/2006)
09/12/200677 NOTICE of 404(b) Acts by USA as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples, filed.(Alanis, Juan) (Entered: 09/12/2006)
09/25/200678 AFFIDAVIT WAIVING CONFLICT OF INTEREST by Global Limo, Inc , filed.(magarza, ) (Entered: 09/25/2006)
09/25/200680 OPPOSED JURISDICTIONAL MOTION to Dismiss Count One by Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples, filed. (magarza, ) (Entered: 09/25/2006)
09/25/200681 ORDER striking 80 Opposed Motion to Dismiss Count One as to Global Limo, Inc (1), James H Maples (2).(Signed by Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa.) Parties notified.(magarza, ) (Entered: 09/25/2006)
09/25/2006  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa :JURY SELECTION as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples held on 9/25/2006. The Court instructs Mr. Banker to go before the Magistrate Judge now to execute a waiver of conflict as he represents both Defts. At 12:13 case is again called on the docket. The Court addresses Deft.'s Amended Motion in Limine and makes its ruling. Mr. Banker has filed additional pretrial motions which are not timely. The Court DENIES Global Limo, Inc. and James H. Maples' Motion to Allow Reasonable Period of Time for Counsel to Personally Conduct Part of Voir Dire Examination of Prospective Jurors and also DENIES Defts' Motion for Individual Voir dire of Each Venire Person due to Extensive Publicity. Parties to return at 1:45 pm to continue with Jury Selection. At 2:01 pm parties are present and a jury of 12 jurors and 2 alternates is selected Jurors advised to return to begin the trial tomorrow at 9:00 am Govt. files Government's Designation of Counsel. Jury trial is set for 9/26/2006 at 09:00 AM before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa..... Appearances: John B. Kinchen and Juan Alanis f/AUSA; Charles August Banker, III f/Defts.(ERO:Tony Tijerina (11:19-11:25; 12:13-12:28; 2:01-3:44; 4:16-4:27) (Interpreter:C. De Pena) Deft continued on bond, filed.(smartinez, ) (Entered: 09/26/2006)
09/25/200682 FIRST AMENDED MOTION in Limine by Global Limo, Inc, filed. (magarza, ) (Entered: 09/29/2006)
09/25/200684  MOTION to allow reasonable period of time for counsel to personally conduct part of voir dire examination of prospective jurors by Global Limo, Inc, filed. (magarza, ) (Entered: 09/29/2006)
09/25/200686  MOTION for Individual Voir Dire of Each Venire Person Due to Extensive Publicity by Global Limo, Inc, filed. (magarza, ) (Entered: 09/29/2006)
09/25/200688  MOTION Specific Voir Dire Questions to the Jury Panel. by Global Limo, Inc, filed. (magarza, ) (Entered: 09/29/2006)
09/25/200690 GOVERNMENT'S DESIGNATION OF COUNSEL John B Kinchen designated as attorney of record for USA. , filed.(magarza, ) (Entered: 09/29/2006)
09/25/2006  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Dorina Ramos :CONFLICT OF INTEREST HEARING as to Global Limo, Inc.(1), James H Maples(2) held on 9/25/2006. Appearances: Juan Alanis, AUSA; Charles Banker, III, RTD f/Defts.(ERO:Vicky Vasquez) (Interpreter: Not used). Defts(1)(2) admonished as to the possibility of conflict in being represented by the same attorney, Charles Banker, III; Defts(1)(2) acknowleged. Mr. Banker advised that they do not see any conflict. Mr. Maples stated that he wishes Mr. Banker to continue representing him on both matters; Global Limo, Inc.(1) and James H. Maples(2). Defts (1)(2) executed and filed Affidavits waiving conflict of interest. Defts continued on present bonds., filed.(lcorbett, ) (Entered: 10/02/2006)
09/26/2006  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa :First DAY OF JURY TRIAL as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples held on 9/26/2006. Outside the presence of the jury discussion is held regarding the surplasage of paragraph 6 of the Indictment. Jury is brought in, sworn and instructed. Rule is invoked. Parties give their opening statements. Govt. calls witnesses: (1) Duane Baker. At 12:09 the Court recesses for lunch to resume at 1:30. At 1:32 p.m. testimony of Duane Baker continues. (2) Francisco Javier Sanchez. At 4:30 the Court adjourns to resume tomorrow at 9:15 a.m. Outside the presence of the jury the Court informs Mr. Banker to file something in writing regarding striking the surplasage. Appearances: Charles August Banker, III, John B Kinchen.(ERO:Tony Tijerina (9:11-12:09-1:32-4:30) (Interpreter:C. De Pena (used for witnessSanchez)) Deft continued on bond, filed.(smartinez, ) (Entered: 10/10/2006)
09/26/200694  MOTION to Strike Surplasage From Indictment by Global Limo, Inc, filed. (magarza, ) (Entered: 10/10/2006)
09/26/200699 EXHIBIT LIST by Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples, filed. (magarza, ) (Entered: 10/16/2006)
09/27/2006  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa :Second DAY OF JURY TRIAL as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples held on 9/27/2006. Outside the presence of the jury the Court addresses the Motion to Strike Surplage and will grant the motion and paragraph no. 6 will be left out of the indictment on the copies that will be provided to the jury. Jury is brought in and testimony of Mr. Sanchez continues. Govt. calls: (3) Juan Robles-Gutierrez. At 12:22 the Court recesses for lunch to resume at 1:30 p.m. At 1:35 pm. testimony of Mr. Robles-Gutierrez continues. At 4:33 the Court releases the jury to return tomorrow at 9:15 a.m. Outside the presence of the jury the Govt calls Arturo Prado and Robert Capstick with regards to expert testimony Appearances: John B. Kinchen and Juan F. Alanis f/AUSA; Charles August Banker, III, f/Deft.(ERO:Tony Tijerina (9:25-12:22;1:35-7:10 pm) (Interpreter:C. De Pena (used f/witnesses) Deft continued on bond, filed.(smartinez, ) (Entered: 10/10/2006)
09/28/2006  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa :Third DAY OF JURY TRIAL as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples held on 9/28/2006. Govt. calls (4) Felix Ozuna; (5) Eduardo Moreno; (6) Wilberto Perez. At 12:10 the Court recesses for lunch to resume at 1:30 pm. At 1:37 pm testimony of Wilberto Perez continues. Government rests. Outside the presence of the jury Mr. Banker orally moves for a Rule 29 judgment of acquittal as to Counts 1, 2, and 3. as to both Defts. Arguments. Court makes its findings and DENIES the judgment of acquittal as to Counts 1, 2, and 3 as to Deft. Global Limo, Inc. and James Maples. At 3;03 p.m. Defense calls witnesses: (7) Gilbert William Ellis. At 3:25 pm the Court adjourns the jury trial to resume tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. Appearances: John B. Kinchen and Juan F. Alanis f./AUSA; Charles August Banker, III, f/Defts.(ERO:Tony Tijerina (9:27-12:10; 1:372:36; 3:03-:3:25) (Interpreter:C. De Pena (not used)) Deft continued on bond, filed.(smartinez, ) (Entered: 10/10/2006)
09/29/2006  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa :Fourth DAY OF JURY TRIAL as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples held on 9/29/2006. Defense calls: (8) Salvador Avalos; (9) Juan Jaurequi. At 12:00 the Court recesses for lunch to resume at 1:30 pm. At 1:40 p.m. testimony of Jaurequi continues. At 4:26 pm the Court adjourns jury trial to resume tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. Appearances: John B. Kinchen and Juan F. Alanis f/AUSA; Charles August Banker, III f/Deft.(ERO:Tony Tijerina (9:34-12:00; 1:40-4:23) Deft continued on bond, filed.(smartinez, ) (Entered: 10/10/2006)
09/30/200693  RESPONSE by USA as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples, filed.(Alanis, Juan) (Entered: 09/30/2006)
09/30/2006  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa :Fifth DAY OF JURY TRIAL as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples held on 9/30/2006. Deft. calls: (10) William Hersten. Defense rests. Outside the presence of the jury Mr. Banker again urges a Rule 29 judgment of acquittal as to Counts 1,2 and as to both Defts. Govt. responds. The Court DENIES the judgment of acquittal as to Counts 1,2 and 3 as to both Defts. Each party will have 45 minutes for closing. Any proposed jury instructions are to be e-filed by midnight tonight and the attorneys are to be present at 1:45 pm. on Monday for rulings. With the jury present, parties close. Jurors to be present at 2:00 p.m. on Monday. Appearances: Charles August Banker, III, John B Kinchen.(ERO:Tony Tijerina) Deft continued on bond, filed.(smartinez, ) (Entered: 10/10/2006)
10/02/2006  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa :Sixth DAY OF JURY TRIAL as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples held on 10/2/2006. Outside the presence of the jury the Court goes over the proposed jury instructions that were filed. Jury is brought in and the parties give their closing arguments. Jury is charged, alternate jurors are excused. Jury begins to deliberate. At 6:35 pm Jury Note no. 1. At 6:43 Jury Note no. 2. Jurors are released for the day to continue with deliberation tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. Appearances: John B. Kinchen and Juan F. Alanis f/AUSA; Charles August Banker, III f/Deft.(ERO:Tony Tijerina (1:30-2:00; 2:02-3:38; 4:00-5:30) (Interpreter:none) Deft continued on bond, filed.(smartinez, ) (Entered: 10/12/2006)
10/03/2006  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa :Seventh DAY OF JURY TRIAL as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples held on 10/3/2006. Jury is present and the Court responds to Jury Note No. 1. Jury continues deliberating. At 11:52 the Court sends the jury to lunch to return by 1:30 p.m. At 3:11 p.m. the Jury reach a verdict. Deft. Global Limo, Inc. is found GUILTY as to Counts 1, 2 and 3; Deft. James Maples is found NOT GUILTY as to Count 1 and GUILTY as to Counts 2 and 3. Jury is discharged. The Court orders that the verdict forms be filed. The Court also orders that a presentence investigation report be prepared as to each Deft. by 11/7/06; objections to be filed by 11/21/06 and final report due 12/5/06. Sentencing is set for 12/14/06 at 9:30 a.m. The Court takes Judicial notice of the pretrial services report. Govt. is unopposed to the Deft. remaining on bond. The Court will allow the Deft. to remain on bond pending his sentencing. Ends. 3:18 p.m. Appearances: John B. Kinchen and Juan F. Alanis f/AUSA; Charles August Banker, III f/Deft.(ERO:Tony Tijerina (9:06-9:42; 11:52-11:55; 3:11-3:18) (Interpreter:None) Deft continued on bond, filed.(smartinez, ) (Entered: 10/16/2006)
10/03/2006100 ORDER to provide meal to jury and security personnel on 10/3/06 as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples ( Signed by Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa ). Parties notified. (magarza, ) (Entered: 10/16/2006)
10/03/2006103 JURY VERDICT as to Global Limo, Inc (1) Guilty on Count 1s,2s-3s, filed. (magarza, ) (Entered: 10/16/2006)
10/16/200698 EXHIBIT LIST by USA as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples, filed. (magarza, ) (Entered: 10/16/2006)
12/04/2006109 FINAL PRESENTENCE INVESTIGATION REPORT (Sealed) as to Global Limo, Inc , filed. (szellers, ) (Entered: 12/04/2006)
12/04/2006110 CONFIDENTIAL SENTENCING REC0MMENDATION (Sealed) regarding Global Limo, Inc , filed. (szellers, ) (Entered: 12/04/2006)
12/04/2006111 SEALED ADDENDUM to 109 Final Presentence Investigation Report as to Global Limo, Inc , filed. (szellers, ) (Entered: 12/04/2006)
12/11/2006115 OBJECTION TO PRESENTENCE INVESTIGATION REPORT by Global Limo, Inc, filed. (Attachments: # 1)(Banker, Charles) (Entered: 12/11/2006)
12/11/2006119  MOTION for Leave to File Objection to Presentence Investigation Report by Global Limo, Inc, filed. (magarza, ) (Entered: 12/18/2006)
12/12/2006  Sentencing set for 1/3/2007 at 04:00 PM before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa. Parties notified. (Jane/Banker; Jesse/AUSA)(smartinez, ) (Entered: 12/12/2006)
12/12/2006138 DOCKET ENTRY NOT FOR DEFENDANT JAMES H. MAPLES: BRIEF in Support by Johnny Partain as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples, filed. (Attachments: # 1 Continuation # 2 Continuation # 3 Continuation # 4 Continuation)(shenry, ). Modified on 1/10/2007 (shenry, ). (Entered: 01/05/2007)
12/15/2006120 ORDER granting 119 Motion for Leave to File Objections to Presentence Report as to Global Limo, Inc (1).(Signed by Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa.) Parties notified.(magarza, ) (Entered: 12/18/2006)
12/18/2006117 Unopposed MOTION to Continue Sentencing Hearing by Global Limo, Inc, filed. (Banker, Charles) (Entered: 12/18/2006)
12/21/2006123 TRANSCRIPT as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples re: JURY SELECTION / PRETRIAL MOTIONS HEARING held on September 25, 2006 before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa. ERO: Antonio Tijerina. Transcript is available for viewing in the office of the clerk , filed. (Attachments: # 1 Continuation # 2 Continuation # 3 Continuation) (atijerina, ) (Entered: 12/27/2006)
12/21/2006124 TRANSCRIPT as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples re: JURY TRIAL - DAY 1 held on September 26, 2006 before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa. ERO: Antonio Tijerina. Transcript is available for viewing in the office of the clerk , filed. (Attachments: # 1 Continuation # 2 Continuation # 3 Continuation # 4 Continuation # 5 Continuation) (atijerina, ) (Entered: 12/27/2006)
12/21/2006125 TRANSCRIPT as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples re: JURY TRIAL - DAY 2 held on September 27, 2006 before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa. Court Reporter: ERO: Antonio Tijerina. Transcript is available for viewing in the office of the clerk , filed. (Attachments: # 1 Continuation # 2 Continuation # 3 Continuation # 4 Continuation # 5 Continuation # 6 Continuation) (atijerina, ) (Entered: 12/27/2006)
12/21/2006126 TRANSCRIPT as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples re: JURY TRIAL - DAY 3 held on September 28, 2006 before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa. ERO: Antonio Tijerina. Transcript is available for viewing in the office of the clerk , filed. (Attachments: # 1 Continuation # 2 Continuation # 3 Continuation # 4 Continuation) (atijerina, ) (Entered: 12/27/2006)
12/21/2006127 TRANSCRIPT as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples re: JURY TRIAL - DAY 4 held on September 29, 2006 before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa. ERO: Antonio Tijerina. Transcript is available for viewing in the office of the clerk , filed. (Attachments: # 1 Continuation # 2 Continuation # 3 Continuation # 4 Continuation # 5 Continuation) (atijerina, ) (Entered: 12/27/2006)
12/21/2006128 TRANSCRIPT as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples re: JURY TRIAL - DAY 5 held on September 30, 2006 before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa. ERO: Antonio Tijerina. Transcript is available for viewing in the office of the clerk , filed. (Attachments: # 1 Continuation) (atijerina, ) (Entered: 12/27/2006)
12/21/2006129 TRANSCRIPT as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples re: JURY TRIAL - DAY 6 held on October 2, 2006 before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa. ERO: Antonio Tijerina. Transcript is available for viewing in the office of the clerk , filed. (Attachments: # 1 Continuation # 2 Continuation # 3 Continuation) (atijerina, ) (Entered: 12/27/2006)
12/21/2006130 TRANSCRIPT as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples re: JURY TRIAL - DAY 7 - VERDICT held on October 3, 2006 before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa. ERO: Antonio Tijerina. Transcript is available for viewing in the office of the clerk , filed. (atijerina, ) (Entered: 12/27/2006)
12/26/2006  Sentencing re-set for 1/10/2007 at 04:00 PM before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa. Parties notified. (Blas-Answering Service/Banker)(smartinez, ) (Entered: 12/26/2006)
01/05/2007135 REVISED FINAL PRESENTENCE INVESTIGATION REPORT (Sealed) as to Global Limo, Inc, filed. (szellers, ) (Entered: 01/05/2007)
01/05/2007136 REVISED CONFIDENTIAL SENTENCING REC0MMENDATION (Sealed) regarding Global Limo, Inc, filed. (szellers, ) (Entered: 01/05/2007)
01/05/2007137 SEALED 2ND ADDENDUM to 135 Revised Final Presentence Investigation Report (SEALED) as to Global Limo, Inc, filed. (szellers, ) (Entered: 01/05/2007)
01/10/2007139 ORDER striking 138 Amicus Curiae Brief as to Global Limo, Inc ( Signed by Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa ). Parties notified. (shenry, ) (Entered: 01/10/2007)
01/10/2007140 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa :Sentencing held on 1/10/2007 for Global Limo, Inc (1), Count(s) 1s, $50,000.00 Fine, $400 SA; Count(s) 2s-3s, $25,000 as to each cts 2 & 3 for a total of $100,000.00 Fine; $125 SA as to each cts 2 & 3 for a total of $650. Global Limo, Inc terminated. Appearances:Juan Alanis f/govt, Charles August Banker, III f/deft.(ERO:Tony Tijerina (4:17 - 5:28)) (Interpreter:C. de Pena;), filed.(shenry, ) (Entered: 01/19/2007)
03/07/2007144 JUDGMENT as to Global Limo, Inc ( Signed by Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa ) Parties notified. (eleandro, ) (Entered: 03/26/2007)
03/07/2007145 STATEMENT OF REASONS (Sealed) as to Global Limo, Inc, filed. (eleandro, ) (Entered: 03/26/2007)
03/22/2007142 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE Juan Felipe Alanis appearing for USA., filed.(Alanis, Juan) (Entered: 03/22/2007)
03/22/2007143  MOTION to Dismiss Original Sealed Indictment by USA as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples, filed. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Alanis, Juan) (Entered: 03/22/2007)
03/22/2007148 ORDER granting 143 MOTION to Dismiss Original Sealed Indictment as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples ( Signed by Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa ) Parties notified. (shenry, ) (Entered: 03/28/2007)
08/30/2010  AO 435 TRANSCRIPT ORDER FORM by Justin Brunner. This is to order a transcript of TESTIMONY OF WILLIAM HERSTER held on September 30, 2006 before Chief Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa (copy).. Deposit amount $43.20 Court Reporter/Transcriber: Exceptional Reporting, filed. (atijerina, ) (Entered: 08/30/2010)
09/21/2010  ***Set Hearings as to Global Limo, Inc: Preliminary Hearing - Prob/Superv Rls set for 11/4/2010 at 09:30 AM before Chief Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa (jaleyva, ) (Entered: 11/01/2010)
10/26/2010153 Sealed Financial Affidavit CJA 23 by Global Limo, Inc, filed. (Entered: 11/01/2010)
10/26/2010154 UNSECURED Bond Entered as to Global Limo, Inc in amount of $10,000,, filed. (jaleyva, ) (Entered: 11/01/2010)
10/26/2010155 ORDER Setting Conditions of Release as to Global Limo, Inc (1) for bond.(Signed by Magistrate Judge Peter E. Ormsby) Parties notified. (jaleyva, ) (Entered: 11/01/2010)
10/26/2010156 UNSECURED Bond Entered as to Global Limo, Inc in amount of $10,000.00, filed. (shenry, ) (Entered: 11/02/2010)
10/26/2010  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Peter E. Ormsby: INITIAL APPEARANCE re: VIOLATION OF SUPERVISED RELEASE as to Global Limo, Inc held on 10/26/2010. Deft was informed of rights. Charles Banker previously retained but Mr. Maples has not had a chance to speak to him. Global Limo has no income and Mr. Maples requests court appointed counsel. Court informs Mr. Maples that a corporation may not be eligible for appointed counsel and directs him to contact the Court if he is not able to retain counsel. Financial Affidavit filed. Court sets bond in the amount $10,000.00 unsecured; standard conditions; travel restricted to S/D of TX; all other conditions of supervised relese term will remain in effect...Hearing re Violation of Supervised Release set for 11/4/2010 at 09:30 AM before Chief Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa. Appearances: Adam Boyer, AUSA (ERO: Candy Jones)(USPO: Jaime Mora)(Interpreter:Woody Lewis/not used)(DUSM: Omar Saenz)., filed.(caramirez, ) (Entered: 11/03/2010)
11/04/2010  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Chief Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa: HEARING as to Global Limo, Inc held on 11/4/2010. Case is called on the docket for revocation proceedings. Mr. James Maples is present. The Court informs Mr. Maples that he cannot represent the corporation and the Court cannot appoint an attorney to represent the corporation. After some discussion the Court instructs Mr. Maples to try to retain an attorney and to the Govt. the Court would like them to look into this matter as to whether the Govt. has been protected with regards to any judgment it may have against the Corporation based on the original judgment. Govt. also to find out who is responsible for this Corporation and who can be brought to answer for the Corporation. The Court sets a Status Conference for 12/10/2010 at 02:30 PM before Chief Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa Appearances: Juan Felipe Alanis f/AUSA(ERO:Tony Tijerina) (Interpreter:C. De Pena (not used), filed.(smartinez, ) (Entered: 11/16/2010)
12/03/2010157  MOTION to Continue Status Hearing by USA as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples, filed. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Alanis, Juan) (Entered: 12/03/2010)
12/08/2010  ORAL ORDER as to Global Limo, Inc granting 157 MOTION to Continue Status Hearing. Status Conference Hearing of 12/10/10 cancelled until further notice.(by Chief Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa) Parties notified. (jaleyva, ) (Entered: 12/08/2010)
12/13/2010  ORAL ORDER as to Global Limo, Inc Status Conference set for 2/11/2011 at 09:30 AM before Chief Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa.(by Chief Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa) Parties notified. (smartinez, ) (Entered: 12/13/2010)
02/11/2011  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Chief Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa: Status Conference as to Global Limo, Inc held on 2/11/2011. Mr. Juan Alanis is present for the Govt. Mr. James Maples is not present. The Court has been advised that the Clerk's office failed to notify Mr. Maples of the new re-set date. The Govt. has subpoened Mr. Johnny Partain who is the corp. representative and he is present. Mr. Alanis states that the documents he received from the Secretary of State indicate that Global Limo, Inc. changed its name to Atlas Transportation. The Court would like to have all the parties present including Mr. Maples and Mr. Charles Banker so that the parties can advise the Court what corporation exists here. Status Conference set for 3/22/2011 at 09:30 AM before Chief Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa. Notice is to be given to Mr. Maples and Mr. Banker. Appearances: Juan Felipe Alanis.(ERO:Tony Tijerina) (Interpreter:C. De Pena (not used), filed.(smartinez, ) (Entered: 02/16/2011)
03/17/2011158  MOTION to Continue Status Hearing by USA as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples, filed. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Alanis, Juan) (Entered: 03/17/2011)
03/18/2011  ORAL ORDER as to Global Limo, Inc granting 158 MOTION to Continue Status Hearing. Status Conference of 3/22/11 cancelled until further notice.(by Chief Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa) Parties notified. (jaleyva, ) (Entered: 03/18/2011)
04/06/2011  ORAL ORDER as to Global Limo, Inc Status Conference set for 4/19/2011 at 09:30 AM before Chief Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa.(by Chief Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa) Parties notified. (klopez, ) (Entered: 04/06/2011)
04/19/2011  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Chief Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa: Status Conference as to Global Limo, Inc held on 4/19/2011. Case is called on the docket. All parties present. Mr. Partain and Mr. Maples are also present. The Court addresses the status of the corporation and allegations of violations of probation. Mr. Alanis advises the Court that Mr. Maples was the representative at the time of trial and that Mr. Partain took over after the corporation was placed on probation. Further, Mr. Alanis advises the Court that the corporation no longer exists and Mr. Partain has changed the name to Atlas Transportation. Mr. Partain explains the reasons for the change. The Court instructs Mr. Alanis to submit in writing a summary with a copy to Mr. Banker and courtesy copy to Mr. Partain by 05/06/11 and sets this case for Status Conference on 5/12/2011 at 04:00 PM before Chief Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa Appearances: Juan Felipe Alanis f/AUSA, Charles August Banker f/deft(ERO:Tony Tijerina (9:53-10:03) (Interpreter:Cindy de Pena (not used), filed.(klopez, ) (Entered: 04/27/2011)
05/05/2011159  Government's Summary of Corporate Representation as to Global Limo, Inc, James H Maples, filed. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1-A, # 2 Exhibit 1-B, # 3 Exhibit 1-C)(Alanis, Juan) (Entered: 05/05/2011)
05/10/2011  ORAL ORDER as to Global Limo, Inc. Status Conference currently scheduled for 05/12/11 at 4:00 P.M. IS CANCELLED until further notice.(by Chief Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa) Parties notified. (klopez, ) (Entered: 05/10/2011)
07/31/2011  ORAL ORDER as to Global Limo, Inc Status Conference set for 8/16/2011 at 04:00 PM before Chief Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa.(by Chief Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa) Parties notified. (klopez, ) (Entered: 07/31/2011)
08/16/2011  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Chief Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa: Status Conference as to Global Limo, Inc held on 8/16/2011. Case is called on the docket. All parties present. The Court addresses Government's Summary of Corporate Representation. Mr. Alanis states the Gov't is recommending the Court allow the probation period to expire. After some discussion, the Court will Grant said request and take no action on the revocation matter. Appearances: Juan Felipe Alanis f/AUSA, Charles August Banker, III f/deft (ERO:Tony Tijerina) (Interpreter:Cindy de Pena (not used) Deft continued on bond, filed.(klopez, ) (Entered: 08/16/2011)