CLOSED

U.S. District Court
Eastern District of Michigan (Detroit)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:00-cr-80528-DPH-3


Case title: USA v. Smith, et al
Magistrate judge case number: 2:95-mj-80331 CLOSED

Date Filed: 07/27/2000
Date Terminated: 08/09/2001

Assigned to: District Judge Denise Page Hood

Defendant (3)
HI-PO, Incorporated
TERMINATED: 08/09/2001
represented byThomas W. Cranmer
Miller, Canfield,
840 W. Long Lake Road
Suite 200
Troy, MI 48098-6358
248-879-2000
Fax: 248-879-2001
Email: cranmer@millercanfield.com
TERMINATED: 08/09/2001
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
33:1319(c)(2), 33:1311 and 18:2 - CLEAN WATER ACT AND AIDING AND ABETTING
(4)
PROBATION:1 YEAR, SPECIAL ASSESSMENT FEE:$800.00, FINE:$50,000.00, RESTITUTION:$74,870.70
33:1319(c)(2), 33:1311 and 18:2 - CLEAN WATER ACT AND AIDING AND ABETTING
(6)
PROBATION:1 YEAR, SPECIAL ASSESSMENT FEE:$800.00, FINE:$50,000.00, RESTITUTION:$74,870.70

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
33:1319(c)(2), 33:1311 and 18:371 - CONSPIRACY TO VIOLATE THE CLEAN WATER ACT
(3)
DISMISSED
33:1319(c)(2), 33:1311 and 18:371 - CONSPIRACY TO VIOLATE THE CLEAN WATER ACT
(5)
DISMISSED
33:1319(c)(2), 33:1311 and 18:2 - CLEAN WATER ACT AND AIDING AND ABETTING
(7)
DISMISSED
18:1341 and 18:2 - MAIL FRAUD AND AIDING ABETTING
(10)
DISMISSED

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
United States of America
TERMINATED: 08/09/2001
represented byKrishna S. Dighe
U.S. Department of Justice
P.O. Box 23985
Washington, DC 20026-3985
202-305-1574
Email: Kris.Dighe@usdoj.gov
TERMINATED: 08/09/2001
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Timothy J. Chapman
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Region 5
77 W. Jackson Boulevard
N-19R
Chicago, IL 60604-3590
312-886-6829
Fax: 312-886-6829
TERMINATED: 08/09/2001
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
07/27/2000INDICTMENT against Aaron Smith (1) count(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6-7, 8-9, 10, 14, Stephen Carbeck (2) count(s) 1, 3, 4, 5, 6-7, 10, HI PO Inc (3) count(s) 3, 4, 5, 6-7, 10, Lenard Leniczek (4) count(s) 11, 14, Lyman Aris (5) count(s) 12, Donald Schroat (6) count(s) 13 (dh) (Entered: 07/28/2000)
08/08/2000  INITIAL appearance by defendant HI PO Inc (3) count(s) 3, 4, 5, 6-7, 10 before Magistrate Judge Donald A. Scheer - D/Atty: Thomas Cranmer - AUSA: Kris Dighe - Tape # DAS 00-107 (RJ) (Entered: 08/08/2000)
08/08/2000  ARRAIGNMENT held, plea of not guilty entered by HI PO Inc (3) count(s) 3, 5, 4, 6-7, 10 - Magistrate Judge Donald A. Scheer - D/Atty: Thomas Cranmer - AUSA: Kris Dighe - Tape #: DAS 00-107 (RJ) (Entered: 08/08/2000)
08/08/200011 ACKNOWLEDGEMENT by defendant HI PO Inc and defense counsel of indictment (ew) (Entered: 08/09/2000)
08/08/200040 APPEARANCE for defendant HI PO Inc of attorney Thomas W. Cranmer (DT) (Entered: 01/12/2001)
08/22/200019 NOTICE as to Aaron Smith, Stephen Carbeck, HI PO Inc, Lenard Leniczek, Lyman Aris, Donald Schroat of setting criminal jury trial for 9:00 10/10/00 for Aaron Smith, for Stephen Carbeck, for HI PO Inc, for Lenard Leniczek, for Lyman Aris, for Donald Schroat (ew) (Entered: 08/22/2000)
10/25/200033 NOTICE from the chambers of Judge Hood setting criminal jury trial for 9:00 2/13/01 for Aaron Smith, Stephen Carbeck, HI PO Inc, Lenard Leniczek, Lyman Aris, Donald Schroat with proof of mailing (dh) (Entered: 10/26/2000)
10/25/200034 ORDER by Judge Denise Page Hood with stipulation determining excludable delay adjourning criminal jury trial for 120 days to a date to be set by the court for Aaron Smith, for Stephen Carbeck, for HI PO Inc, for Lenard Leniczek, for Lyman Aris, for Donald Schroat (dh) (Entered: 10/26/2000)
11/02/200036 COPY of notice setting criminal jury trial for 9:00 2/13/01 for Aaron Smith, Stephen Carbeck, HI PO Inc, Lenard Leniczek, Lyman Aris, Donald Schroat [33-1] and returned as undeliverable at to attorney Stephani A. Carter. (PP) (Entered: 11/02/2000)
02/06/2001  PLEA held as to defendant HI PO Inc, plea of guilty entered by HI PO Inc (3) count(s) 4, 6 , defendant referred to probation - Judge Denise Page Hood - Court Reporter: C. Warren-Daniel (bl) (Entered: 02/06/2001)
02/06/2001  SCHEDULE: by Judge Denise Page Hood setting sentencing for 2:30 6/21/01 for HI PO Inc (bl) (Entered: 02/06/2001)
02/07/200144 RULE 11 plea agreement by defendant HI PO Inc (lh) (Entered: 02/07/2001)
07/17/200162 PROOF of mailing of USA's objection to presentence investigation report (ew) (Entered: 07/18/2001)
08/09/2001  SENTENCING held as to defendant HI PO Inc - Judge Denise Page Hood - D/Atty: Thomas Cranmer - AUSA: Krishna Dighe - Court Reporter: C. Warren-Daniel (bl) (Entered: 08/10/2001)
08/09/200175 JUDGMENT and commitment order entered by Judge Denise Page Hood sentencing HI PO Inc (3) count(s) 4, 6 , dismissing count(s) 3, 5, 7, 10 (dh) (Entered: 08/28/2001)
08/25/200176 ORDER by Judge Denise Page Hood with motion as to defendant HI PO Inc, dismissing remaining counts [EOD Date: 8/28/01] (dh) (Entered: 08/28/2001)