CLOSED

U.S. District Court
Western District of Missouri (Kansas City)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 4:09-cr-00024-HFS All Defendants


Case title: USA v. HPI Products, Inc.

Date Filed: 01/27/2009
Date Terminated: 03/24/2010

Assigned to: District Judge Howard F. Sachs

Defendant (1)
HPI Products, Inc.
TERMINATED: 03/24/2010
represented byJames R. Hobbs
Wyrsch, Hobbs, & Mirakian P.C.
1000 Walnut St.
Suite 1600
Kansas City, MO 64106-2122
(816)221-0080
Fax: (816)221-3280
Email: jrhobbs@whmlaw.net
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Terry J. Satterlee
Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
2555 Grand Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64108-2613
(816) 559-2374
Fax: (816) 421-5547
Email: tsatterlee@shb.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
STORES/TREATS/TRANSPORTS ETC. - RE-USED OIL
(1)
The defendant pleaded guilty to Count 1 and 2 of the Information on 01/27/09. PROBATION: The defendant is hereby placed on probation for a term of 5 years on Counts 1 and 2, to run concurrently with each other. $800 MSA. Fine: $300,000.00. No Restitution.
Discharge of a Pollutant w/o a Permit
(2)
The defendant pleaded guilty to Count 1 and 2 of the Information on 01/27/09. PROBATION: The defendant is hereby placed on probation for a term of 5 years on Counts 1 and 2, to run concurrently with each other. $800 MSA. Fine: $300,000.00. No Restitution.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byWilliam L. Meiners
United States Attorney's Office
400 East 9th St.
Suite 5510
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816)426-4301
Fax: (816)426-3126
Email: william.meiners@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Rocky Piaggione
United States Department of Justice
601 D. Street, N.W.
Suite 2308
Washington, DC 20004
202-305-4682
Email: rocky.piaggione@usdoj.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
01/27/20091WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by HPI Products, Inc. (Beard, Melanie) (Entered: 01/29/2009)
01/27/20092INFORMATION as to HPI Products, Inc. (1) count(s) 1, 2. (Beard, Melanie) (Entered: 01/29/2009)
01/27/20093Minute Entry for proceedings held before District Judge Howard F. Sachs: CHANGE OF PLEA HEARING as to HPI Products, Inc. held on 1/27/2009, Plea entered by HPI Products, Inc. (1) Guilty Count 1,2.. (Court Reporter Katie Wirt.) (Beard, Melanie) (Entered: 01/29/2009)
01/30/20094NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE James R. Hobbs appearing for HPI Products, Inc. (Hobbs, James) (Entered: 01/30/2009)
01/30/20095NOTICE by HPI Products, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Statement in Lieu of Meeting of Board of Directors)(Hobbs, James) (Entered: 01/30/2009)
01/30/20096PLEA AGREEMENT as to HPI Products, Inc. (Meiners, William) (Entered: 01/30/2009)
05/28/20097 MOTION for order extending the time to file objections to preliminary presentence report by HPI Products, Inc.. Suggestions in opposition/response due by 6/12/2009 unless otherwise directed by the court. (Hobbs, James) (Entered: 05/28/2009)
05/29/2009 NOTICE OF HEARING as to HPI Products, Inc. This is the official notice for this hearing. Sentencing set for Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 09:30 a.m. in Courtroom 7B, Kansas City, MO before Judge Howard F. Sachs. This is a TEXT ONLY ENTRY. No document is attached. (Duer, Tina) (Entered: 05/29/2009)
07/13/200910 AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING as to HPI Products, Inc. This is the official notice for this hearing. Sentencing reset for Monday, August 17, 2009 at 10:15 AM in Courtroom 7B, Kansas City, MO before Judge Howard F. Sachs. This is a TEXT ONLY ENTRY. No document is attached. (Duer, Tina) (Entered: 07/13/2009)
07/21/200911NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE William L. Meiners appearing for USA. (Rocky Piaggione for USA) (Meiners, William) (Entered: 07/21/2009)
07/21/200912 2ND AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING as to HPI Products, Inc. This is the official notice for this hearing. Sentencing reset for Tuesday, September 1, 2009 at 9:30 AM in Courtroom 7B, Kansas City, Missouri before Judge Howard F. Sachs. This is a TEXT ONLY ENTRY. No document is attached. (Duer, Tina) (Entered: 07/21/2009)
08/26/200913 MOTION for Order(SEALED) by HPI Products, Inc.. Suggestions in opposition/response due by 9/10/2009 unless otherwise directed by the court. (Hobbs, James) (Entered: 08/26/2009)
08/27/200914SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by USA as to HPI Products, Inc. (Meiners, William) (Entered: 08/27/2009)
08/28/200915ORDER granting 13 Motion for Order (Sealed) as to HPI Products, Inc. Signed by District Judge Howard F. Sachs on 08/28/09. (Duer, Tina) (Entered: 08/28/2009)
08/28/200916NOTICE (SEALED) of Defendant's Sentencing Memorandum by HPI Products, Inc. (Hobbs, James) (Entered: 08/28/2009)
08/31/200917 PROPOSED EXHIBIT LIST by HPI Products, Inc. (Hobbs, James) (Entered: 08/31/2009)
12/14/200918  NOTICE OF HEARING as to HPI Products, Inc. This is the official notice for this hearing. Sentencing set for Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 9:30 a.m. in Courtroom 7B, Kansas City, MO before Judge Howard F. Sachs. This is a TEXT ONLY ENTRY. No document is attached. (Duer, Tina) (Entered: 12/14/2009)
01/14/201019Minute Entry for proceedings held before District Judge Howard F. Sachs: HEARING as to HPI Products, Inc. held on 01/14/10. Sentencing continued. To order a transcript of this hearing, please contact Donna Turner, 816-512-5641. (Duer, Tina) (Entered: 01/14/2010)
01/14/201021Minute Entry for proceedings held before District Judge Howard F. Sachs: SENTENCING held on 1/14/2010 for 1. To order a transcript of this hearing please contact Donna Turner, 816-512-5641. (Beard, Melanie) (Entered: 03/24/2010)
03/23/201020SENTENCING MEMORANDUM as to HPI Products, Inc. Signed on 03/23/10 by District Judge Howard F. Sachs. (Duer, Tina) (Entered: 03/23/2010)
03/24/201022JUDGMENT and COMMITMENT as to HPI Products, Inc. (1), Count(s) 1, 2, The defendant pleaded guilty to Count 1 and 2 of the Information on 01/27/09. PROBATION: The defendant is hereby placed on probation for a term of 5 years on Counts 1 and 2, to run concurrently with each other. $800 MSA. Fine: $300,000.00. No Restitution. (Beard, Melanie) (Entered: 03/24/2010)