CLOSED, SINGLE

U. S. District Court
Eastern District of Louisiana (New Orleans)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:02-cr-00134-EEF-1


Case title: USA v. Joe's Cajun Seafood

Date Filed: 05/07/2002
Date Terminated: 12/18/2002

Assigned to: Judge Eldon E. Fallon

Defendant (1)
Joe's Cajun Seafood, Inc.
TERMINATED: 12/18/2002
represented byBen B. Hu
Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L. L. P (Baton Rouge)
One American Place
23rd Floor
P. O. Box 3197
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
225-387-4000
TERMINATED: 12/18/2002
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
33:1319(c)(2)(A) Knowingly discharged pollutants in the form of untreated seafood wastewater into waters of the United States.
(1)
Sentencing held 12/18/02

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
United States of America represented byDorothy Manning Taylor
U. S. Attorney's Office
Hale Boggs Federal Bldg.
500 Poydras St.
Room 210
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-680-3000
Email: usalae.ecfcr@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
05/07/20021BILL OF INFORMATION by USA against dft Joe's Cajun Seafood (1) count 1. (dno) (Entered: 05/09/2002)
05/08/20022NOTICE of arraignment set for 10:00 5/31/02 bfr Mag Moore as to defendant Joe's Cajun Seafood (dno) (Entered: 05/09/2002)
05/31/20023(Filed 6/3/02) MINUTE ENTRY (5/31/02) Initial appearance of dft Joe's Cajun Seafood; Attorney Ben B. Hu present. Arraignment held. by Magistrate Judge Louis Moore Jr. (dno) (Entered: 06/03/2002)
05/31/20024(Filed 6/3/02) MINUTE ENTRY (5/31/02) Dft Joe's Cajun Seafood arraigned & not guilty plea entered. Atty Ben B. Hu present. Waiver of indictment executed. Ntc of pretrial conference set for 1:30 7/24/02 & jury trial set for 8:30 8/5/02 bfr Judge Fallon. by Magistrate Judge Louis Moore Jr. (dno) Modified on 07/22/2002 (Entered: 06/03/2002)
06/03/20025WAIVER of Indictment by defendant Joe's Cajun Seafood (dno) (Entered: 06/04/2002)
06/05/20026NOTICE of pretrial conference set for 1:30 6/21/02 and jury trial set for 8:30 7/1/02 bfr Judge Fallon as to defendant Joe's Cajun Seafood (dno) (Entered: 06/06/2002)
06/11/20027MINUTE ENTRY (6/11/02) ORDERED that the arraignment of 5/31/02 is amended as follows: the pre-trial conf & the trial are set bfr Judge Fallon. All other aspects of the arraignment shall remain unchanged & in full force. by Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Wilkinson Jr. (dno) (Entered: 06/11/2002)
06/18/20028NOTICE of re-arraignment set for 2:00 7/10/02 bfr Judge Fallon as to defendant Joe's Cajun Seafood (dno) (Entered: 06/20/2002)
06/19/20029Unopposed mtn by pla USA and CONTINUANCE ORDER per 18:3161: ORDERED that the pretrial conference is reset for 8:30 7/12/02 & the jury trial is reset for 8:30 7/15/02 for dft Joe's Cajun Seafood. by Judge Eldon Fallon Date Signed: 6/20/02 (dno) (Entered: 06/21/2002)
07/09/200210Unopposed mtn by pla USA and CONTINUANCE ORDER per 18:3161: ORDERED that the jury trial set for 7/15/02 is CONT to 9/23/02 at 8:30am; the pretrial conference set for 7/12/02 is CONT to 9/19/02 at 8:30am & the re-arraignment set for 7/10/02 is CONT to 9/18/02 at 2:00pm for dft Joe's Cajun Seafood. by Judge Eldon E. Fallon (dno) (Entered: 07/10/2002)
07/11/200211NOTICE of rearraignment set for 9/18/02 at 2:00pm bfr Judge Fallon as to defendant Joe's Cajun Seafood (dno) (Entered: 07/15/2002)
07/11/200212NOTICE of trial set for 9/23/02 at 8:30am bfr Judge Fallon as to defendant Joe's Cajun Seafood (dno) (Entered: 07/15/2002)
09/18/200213SMOOTH Minutes: rearraignment held as to defendant Joe's Cajun Seafood; Reported/Recorded by David Zarek; guilty plea entered by Joe's Cajun Seafood to count 1 of the bill of information ; plea is accepted by the Court and dft is adjudged guilty; PSI ordered; the Court will defer acceptance of the plea agreement until after the PSI is reviewed; sentencing set for 2:00 12/18/02 for Joe's Cajun Seafood by Judge Eldon E. Fallon (dw) (Entered: 09/19/2002)
09/18/200214PLEA Agreement as to Joe's Cajun Seafood (dw) (Entered: 09/19/2002)
09/18/200215FACTUAL BASIS as to defendant Joe's Cajun Seafood (dw) (Entered: 09/19/2002)
09/18/200216NOTICE of hearing: sentencing set for 2:00 12/18/02 for Joe's Cajun Seafood before Judge (dw) (Entered: 09/19/2002)
12/18/200217SMOOTH Minutes as to defendant Joe's Cajun Seafood Reported/Recorded by Dee Malouse; sentencing held on 12/18/02; dft is present thru its president, Rebecca Daigle; the Court accepts the terms of the plea agreement; see J&C for sentence by Judge Eldon E. Fallon (car) (Entered: 12/24/2002)
12/18/200218Filed 12/24/02 JUDGMENT and Commitment as to Joe's Cajun Seafood Reported/Recorded by Dee Malouse; dft pled guilty to count(s) 1 of bill of info; Sentencing held 12/18/02 ; dft placed on probation for 5 years; dft to make restitution in the amt of $15,000.00 as follows: $10,000.00 to LEAN, & $5,000.00 to SEEN; dft to pay USA a fine in the amt of $35,000.00 as set out in doc; Special Assessment fee of $ 400.00 by Judge Eldon E. Fallon Date Signed: 12/18/02 (CASE CLOSED) (car) Modified on 02/07/2003 (Entered: 12/24/2002)
11/10/200319ORDERED that defendant Joe's Cajun Seafood is discharged from probation & that the proceedings in this case be terminated. by Judge Eldon E. Fallon Date Signed: 11/7/03 (dno) (Entered: 11/10/2003)