BJW, CLOSED, FRC

U.S. District Court
Southern District of Illinois (East St. Louis)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 3:01-cr-30073-DRH-2


Case title: USA v. Castellano, et al

Date Filed: 05/29/2001
Date Terminated: 01/24/2003

Assigned to: Chief Judge David R Herndon

Defendant (2)
Joseph Daniel Company, The
TERMINATED: 01/24/2003
represented byJohn J. O'Gara , Jr.
O'Gara, Gomric et al.
Generally Admitted
6 East Washington
Belleville, IL 62220
618-234-2788
Email: o'gara@compu-type.net
TERMINATED: 01/24/2003
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Richard L. Rosenbaum
Law Offices of Richard L. Rosenbaum
350 East Las Olas Boulevard
Suite 1220, Las Olas Centre
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
954-522-7007
Email: RLRAppeal@AOL.com
TERMINATED: 01/24/2003
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371 & 1343 CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES; conspiracy to commit wire fraud
(1)
Defendant is sentenced to probation for a term of 5 years on each of Counts 1 & 2, to run concurrently. A preliminary order of forfeiture as to Count 3 was entered 10/11/02. Defendant shall pay a special assessment of $800.00 and restitution in the amount of $1,847,964.25
18:1343 & 2 FRAUD BY WIRE, RADIO, OR TELEVISION
(2)
Defendant is sentenced to probation for a term of 5 years on each of Counts 1 & 2, to run concurrently. A preliminary order of forfeiture as to Count 3 was entered 10/11/02. Defendant shall pay a special assessment of $800.00 and restitution in the amount of $1,847,964.25
18:982(a)(2)(A) CRIMINAL FORFEITURE
(3)
Defendant is sentenced to probation for a term of 5 years on each of Counts 1 & 2, to run concurrently. A preliminary order of forfeiture as to Count 3 was entered 10/11/02. Defendant shall pay a special assessment of $800.00 and restitution in the amount of $1,847,964.25

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Claimant
Old Exchange National Bank represented byKevin J. Stine
Mathis, Marifian & Richter, Ltd.
Generally Admitted
23 Public Square
Suite 300
Belleville, IL 62220
618-234-9800
Email: kstine@mmrltd.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED


Claimant
Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation represented byWilliam L. Sauerwein
Sauerwein & Blanchard, P.C.
Generally Admitted
147 North Meramec Avenue
Suite 200
St. Louis, MO 63105
314-863-9100
Email: wls@sauerwein.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED


Claimant
Steven N Mottaz represented bySteven N Mottaz
Thomas, Mottaz et al.
Madison County
2520 State Street
P.O. Box 398
Alton, IL 62002
PRO SE


Plaintiff
USA represented byHal Goldsmith
Assistant U.S. Attorney - St. Louis
Generally Admitted
111 South Tenth Street
20th Floor
St. Louis, MO 63102
314-539-2200
Fax: 314-539-2309
Email: Hal.Goldsmith@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Gerald M. Burke
Assistant U.S. Attorney - Fairview Heights
9 Executive Drive
Suite 300
Fairview Heights, IL 62208
618-628-3710
Email: gerald.burke@usdoj.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Steven D. Weinhoeft
Assistant U.S. Attorney - Fairview Heights
9 Executive Drive
Suite 300
Fairview Heights, IL 62208
618-628-3783
Email: steven.weinhoeft@usdoj.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
05/25/2001  ARREST Warrant issued for Joseph D Castellano, Joseph Daniel Co (dlr) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/29/2001INDICTMENT by USA Counts filed against Joseph D Castellano (1) count(s) 1, 2, 3, Joseph Daniel Co (2) count(s) 1, 2, 3 (originally filed suppressed 5/25/01) (dlr) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/29/2001  ARREST of defendant Joseph D Castellano, defendant Joseph Daniel Co on 5/29/01 (dlr) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/29/2001MINUTES OF ARRAIGNMENT as to defendant The Joseph Daniel Co (jms) : before Mag Judge Gerald B. Cohn dft Joseph Daniel Co arraigned; not guilty plea entered; Attorney does not appear as to Joseph Daniel Co , ;jury trial set for 9:00 AM on 7/23/01 for Joseph Daniel Co before Judge David R. Herndon in the USDC/East St. Louis, IL (cc: all counsel) Court Reporter 01-03-GBC (dlr) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/29/2001ORDER for pretrial discovery and inspection as to defendants Joseph D Castellano, Joseph Daniel Co by Mag Judge Gerald B. Cohn (cc: all counsel) (dlr) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
05/30/2001  SUBSTITUTION of Attorney appointing Phillip J. Kavanaugh for defendant Joseph Castellano (dlr) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
06/11/2001ORDER by Mag Judge Gerald B. Cohn granting motion to temporarily stay and/or suspend conditions of release (modify) [8-1] (cc: all counsel) (dlr) (Entered: 06/12/2001)
06/28/200116 CONTINUANCE ORDER per 18:3161 by Judge David R. Herndon granting motion to continue trial setting [12-1] ; jury trial reset for 9:00 AM on 9/17/01 for Joseph D Castellano, for Joseph Daniel Co before Judge David R. Herndon in the USDC/East St. Louis, IL. Defendants request that the Court set a date for a pre-trial conference. The Cout denies that request at this time (cc: all counsel) (myz) (Entered: 06/29/2001)
08/06/200117 MOTION for appointment of co-counsel in a complex case by Joseph D Castellano (tjh) Modified on 08/06/2001 (Entered: 08/06/2001)
08/10/200118 REPLY (RESPONSE) by plaintiff USA to motion for appointment of co-counsel in a complex case [17-1] (dlr) (Entered: 08/14/2001)
08/13/200119 MOTION filed under seal (dlr) (Entered: 08/20/2001)
08/20/200122 ORDER by Judge David R. Herndon granting motion to seal certain pleadings [20-1] (cc: all counsel) (dlr) (Entered: 08/20/2001)
08/22/200123 MINUTES OF MOTION TO WITHDRAW & APPOINT CO-COUNSEL as to defendant Joseph Castellano (pb): before Judge David R. Herndon re [19-1], re [17-1] Court Reporter Jennifer Robertson (filed under seal) (fe) (Entered: 08/24/2001)
08/22/2001  (Utility Event) - Terminating attorney Phillip J. Kavanaugh III for Joseph D Castellano per order at DOC #24 (fe) (Entered: 08/24/2001)
08/23/200124 MEMORANDUM AND ORDER: by Judge David R. Herndon granting motion filed under seal [19-1], finding the motion for appointment of co-counsel in a complex case [17-1] moot. The court directs the Clerk's office to place the transcript of this hearing under seal as to defendant Joseph D. Castellano (sealed) (fe) (Entered: 08/24/2001)
08/28/200125 CJA Form 20 Copy 4 (Appointment of Counsel) by Judge David R. Herndon; appointing Attorney William D. Stiehl Jr. (cc: all counsel) (dlr) (Entered: 08/28/2001)
09/04/200127 REPLY (RESPONSE) by plaintiff USA to motion for continuance of trial [26-1] (dlr) (Entered: 09/05/2001)
09/06/200128 MOTION filed under seal by USA (dlr) (Entered: 09/07/2001)
09/11/200130 ORDER by Judge David R. Herndon granting motion filed under seal [28-1] (SEALED) (dlr) (Entered: 09/13/2001)
10/05/200133 MEMORANDUM AND ORDER by Judge David R. Herndon granting motion for leave to withdraw motion to amend conditions of bail [31-1] [32-1], denying as moot motion to amend conditions of bail [31-1] (cc: all counsel) (dlr) Modified on 10/09/2001 (Entered: 10/09/2001)
10/19/200135 REPLY (RESPONSE) by plaintiff USA to motion to continue trial [34-1] (dlr) (Entered: 10/22/2001)
10/31/200136 MINUTES OF HEARING ON MOTION TO CONTINUE TRIAL as to defendant Castellano (pab): before Judge David R. Herndon denying motion to continue trial [34-1]; trial is scheduled for 11/13/01 (cc: all counsel) Court Reporter Jennifer Robertson (dlr) (Entered: 11/02/2001)
11/01/200137 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO USE PROFFER EVIDENCE by plaintiff USA (filed under seal) (dlr) (Entered: 11/08/2001)
11/06/200139 ORDER by Judge David R. Herndon granting motion filed under seal [38-1] (sealed) (dlr) (Entered: 11/08/2001)
11/06/200141 ORDER by Judge David R. Herndon granting motion filed under seal [40-1] (sealed) (dlr) (Entered: 11/08/2001)
11/06/200143 ORDER by Judge David R. Herndon granting motion filed under seal [42-1] (sealed) (dlr) (Entered: 11/08/2001)
11/08/200144 MOTION by Metro East Title Corporation to quash subpoena (dlr) (Entered: 11/08/2001)
11/13/200145 MOTION in limine by USA as to Joseph D Castellano, Joseph Daniel Co (pab) (Entered: 11/13/2001)
11/13/200147 MINUTES OF HEARING ON DAY 1 OF JURY TRIAL as to Catellano and Joseph Daniel Company (pab): before Judge David R. Herndon jury impaneled as to Joseph D Castellano, Joseph Daniel Co ;granting motion in limine [45-1]; government's oral motion to sever defendant Joseph Daniel Company is granted (cc: all counsel) Court Reporter Jennifer Robertson (dlr) (Entered: 11/15/2001)
11/14/200148 MINUTES OF DAY 2 OF JURY TRIAL as to defendant Castellano and Joseph Daniel Company (pab): before Judge David R. Herndon (cc: all counsel) Court Reporter Jennifer Robertson (dlr) (Entered: 11/15/2001)
11/15/200149 MINUTES OF DAY 3 OF JURY TRIAL as to defendant Castellano and Joseph Daniel Company (pab): before Judge David R. Herndon Court Reporter Jennifer Robertson (dlr) (Entered: 11/19/2001)
11/19/200150 MINUTES OF DAY 4 OF JURY TRIAL as to defendants Castellano and Joseph Daniel Company (pab): before Judge David R. Herndon Court Reporter Jennifer Robertson (dlr) (Entered: 11/20/2001)
11/20/200151 MINUTES OF DAY 5 OF JURY TRIAL as to defendants Catellano and Joseph Daniel Company (pab): before Judge David R. Herndon Court Reporter Jennifer Robertson (dlr) (Entered: 11/21/2001)
11/21/200152 MINUTES OF DAY 6 OF JURY TRIAL as to defendant Castellano and Joseph Daniel Company (pab): before Judge David R. Herndon Court Reporter Jennifer Robertson (dlr) (Entered: 11/26/2001)
11/26/2001  EXHIBIT/WITNESS list by defendant, plaintiff (dlr) (Entered: 11/29/2001)
11/26/200157 RECEIPT for permanent release of exhibit(s) by defendant, plaintiff (dlr) (Entered: 11/29/2001)
02/22/200261 ORDER by Judge David R. Herndon granting motion for extension of time to file objections to presentence investigation report [60-1] up to and including 2/25/02 (cc: all counsel) (tjh) (Entered: 02/22/2002)
02/26/200267 ORDER by Judge David R. Herndon on the oral motion of defendant Castellano, the US Marshal's Office is directed to serve subpoenas on the Old Exchange National Bank and on one of its officers, Dale Brockman (cc: all counsel) (myz) (Entered: 02/27/2002)
03/27/200276 MEMORANDUM AND ORDER by Judge David R. Herndon granting motion by William D. Stiehl Jr. for withdrawal of attorney [70-1]; granting motion by Alfred E. Sanders Jr. for withdrawal of attorney [69-1]; denying as moot the defendant's motion to enter appearance pro se [65-1]. The Court defers ruling on defendant's motion for leave to file pro se objections to the PSR [64-1]. The motion to withdraw guilty plea [72-1] is set for 1:30 PM on 6/7/02 for Joseph D Castellano before Judge David R. Herndon in the St. Louis, IL. The Court grants the Government's oral motion and remands the defendant to the custody of the Marshal Service (cc: all counsel) (myz) (Entered: 03/28/2002)
04/18/2002  ARREST Warrant Executed as to Joseph Daniel Co on 5/29/01 (dlr) (Entered: 04/22/2002)
04/26/200279 REPLY (RESPONSE) by plaintiff USA to motion for reconsideration of detention [78-1] (dlr) (Entered: 04/29/2002)
05/15/200281 MEMORANDUM AND ORDER by Judge David R. Herndon denying motion for reconsideration of detention [78-1] (cc: all counsel) (dlr) (Entered: 05/16/2002)
05/17/200282 ORDER by Judge David R. Herndon granting motion to withdraw pro se motion to withdraw guilty plea [80-1], withdrawing motion to withdraw plea [72-1] (cc: all counsel) (dlr) (Entered: 05/20/2002)
06/28/200288 REPLY by plaintiff USA to defendant's objections to presentence investigation report [63-1] (sealed) (dlr) (Entered: 07/02/2002)
07/08/200289 ORDER by Judge David R. Herndon granting motion for extension of time to reply to defendant's motion to narrow and resolve factors in dispute prior to sentencing [87-1]; government is granted up to and including 7/12/02 to file its response (cc: all counsel) (tjh) (Entered: 07/09/2002)
07/12/200290 REPLY (RESPONSE) by plaintiff USA to motion (for order) to narrow and resolve factors in dispute prior to sentencing [84-1] (jmf) (Entered: 07/15/2002)
07/16/200291 REPLY (RESPONSE) by plaintiff USA to motion to produce complete PSI [85-1] (dlr) (Entered: 07/17/2002)
07/31/200297 PRELIMINARY ORDER FOR FORFEITURE PURSUANT TO FRCrP 32.2 by Judge David R. Herndon as to defendant Castellano (cc: all counsel) (dlr) (Entered: 08/08/2002)
08/01/200299 ORDER by Judge David R. Herndon striking motion for production [66-1], striking motion for leave for defendant to file supplemental pro se objections [64-1] (cc: all counsel) (dlr) (Entered: 08/08/2002)
08/19/2002  SHORT RECORD transmitted to USCA-7 [101-1] (dlr) (Entered: 08/19/2002)
08/25/2002  VOLUME NUMBER 2 created, beginning with document number 104. (dlr) (Entered: 09/04/2002)
08/26/2002  NOTIFICATION by Circuit Court of Appellate Docket Number regarding [101-1] USCA Number: 02-3166 (dlr) (Entered: 08/26/2002)
08/29/2002  DEFENDANTS EXHIBITS 1-36 regarding sentencing (1 expandable folder) (dlr) (Entered: 08/29/2002)
08/30/2002104 ORDER by Judge David R. Herndon striking pro se motion to appeal in forma pauperis [102-1] (cc: all counsel) (dlr) (Entered: 09/04/2002)
10/10/2002112 RESTITUTION REPORT (NOTICE) (filed under seal) (dlr) (Entered: 11/01/2002)
10/11/2002106 MINUTES OF ARRAIGNMENT AND PLEA TO INDICTMENT as to Joseph Daniel Co (pab): before Judge David R. Herndon dft Joseph Daniel Co arraigned; Attorney John J. O'Gara, Richard L. Rosenbaum present; as to Joseph Daniel Co , guilty plea entered by Joseph Daniel Co as to Counts 1-3 , Sent/disp hrg set for 10:00 AM on 1/24/03 for Joseph Daniel Co before Judge David R. Herndon in the USDC/East St. Louis, IL (cc: all counsel) Court Reporter Laura Blatz (dlr) (Entered: 10/17/2002)
10/11/2002107 CORPORATE RESOLUTION OF THE JOSEPH DANIEL COMPANY (NOTICE) by defendant Joseph Daniel Co (dlr) (Entered: 10/17/2002)
10/11/2002108 PLEA Agreement as to Joseph Daniel Co (dlr) (Entered: 10/17/2002)
10/11/2002109 PRELIMINARY ORDER FOR FORFEITURE PURSUANT TO FED R CRIM P 32.2 WITH RESPECT TO THE JOSEPH DANIEL COMPANY by Judge David R. Herndon (cc: all counsel) (dlr) (Entered: 10/17/2002)
10/16/2002105 ORDER by Judge David R. Herndon directing both the government and defendant to submit briefs in response to the restitution report in this case; briefs shall be filed on 10/25/02 (cc: all counsel) (car) (Entered: 10/16/2002)
10/25/2002111 RESPONSE TO RESTITUTION REPORT by plaintiff USA (dlr) (Entered: 10/28/2002)
10/29/2002113 MEMORANDUM AND ORDER FOR RESTITUTION by Judge David R. Herndon; see order for specifics (cc: all counsel) (dlr) (Entered: 11/04/2002)
10/31/2002116 MEMORANDUM AND ORDER by Judge David R. Herndon denying motion for extension of time to file brief in re restitution order [110-1] (cc: all counsel) (dlr) (Entered: 11/04/2002)
11/08/2002118 ORDER by Judge David R. Herndon; to clarify its 10/29/02 memorandum and order for restitution, the payment of the seized funds for restitution shall be stayed until the Court has resolved any and all bankrukptcy and forfeiture issues concerning said funds (cc: all counsel) (dlr) (Entered: 11/13/2002)
11/12/2002119 MEMORANDUM AND ORDER by Judge David R. Herndon denying motion to appeal in forma pauperis [115-1] (cc: all counsel) (dlr) (Entered: 11/13/2002)
11/22/2002121 NOTICE OF FORFEITURE by plaintiff USA regarding defendant Castellano (dlr) (Entered: 11/26/2002)
11/22/2002122 NOTICE OF FORFEITURE by plaintiff USA regarding defendant The Joseph Daniel Co (dlr) (Entered: 11/26/2002)
12/18/2002128 CLAIM TO FORFEITED PROPERTY (NOTICE) by claimant Steven N Mottaz (dlr) (Entered: 01/14/2003)
12/19/2002124 MOTION for hearing to adjudicate the validity of Old Exchange National Bank's interest in forfeited property by claimant Old Exchange as to Joseph Daniel Co (dlr) (Entered: 12/23/2002)
12/31/2002  RECORD ON APPEAL prepared 2 vols of pleadings, 2 vols of transcripts, 12 sealed env, 1 expandable folder of exhibits [101-1] (dlr) (Entered: 12/31/2002)
12/31/2002  RECORD ON APPEAL checked out by Richard H. Parsons for defendant Joseph D Castellano consisting of 2 vols pleadings, 2 vols transcripts and 1 expandable folder of exhibits (loose pleadings) [101-1] (dlr) (Entered: 12/31/2002)
12/31/2002127 Notice/acknowledgment as to defendant Joseph Daniel Co concerning the presentence investigation report by plaintiff USA (cc: Probation Office) (dmw) (Entered: 01/02/2003)
01/24/2003129 Notice/acknowledgment as to defendant Joseph Daniel Co concerning the presentence investigation report by defendant Joseph Daniel Co (cc: Probation Office) (myz) (Entered: 01/31/2003)
01/24/2003130 MINUTES OF DISPOSITION as to defendant Joseph Daniel Company (pab): before Judge David R. Herndon sentencing Joseph Daniel Co (2) count(s) 1, 2, 3. Defendant is sentenced to probation for a term of 5 years on each of Counts 1 & 2, to run concurrently. A preliminary order of forfeiture as to Count 3 was entered 10/11/02. Defendant shall pay a special assessment of $800.00 and restitution in the amount of $1,847,964.25 as to Joseph Daniel Co Court Reporter Jennifer Robertson (myz) (Entered: 01/31/2003)
01/24/2003131 PRESENTENCE Report on Joseph Daniel Co (original sealed and held in sealed document area). (myz) (Entered: 01/31/2003)
01/24/2003132 RECOMMENDATION as to Joseph Daniel Co (original sealed and held in sealed document area). (myz) (Entered: 01/31/2003)
01/30/2003133 JUDGMENT and Commitment issued as to Joseph Daniel Co by Judge David R. Herndon (cc: all counsel) (myz) Modified on 01/31/2003 (Entered: 01/31/2003)
02/11/2003  ADDITIONAL RECORD ON APPEAL prepared consisting of 1 vol of pleadings, 12 transcripts and 3 sealed envelopes [101-1] (dlr) Modified on 10/06/2003 (Entered: 02/11/2003)
02/11/2003  SUPPLEMENTAL RECORD ON APPEAL checked out by Richard H. Parsons for defendant Joseph D Castellano consisting of 1 vol of pleadings [101-1] (dlr) (Entered: 02/11/2003)
02/11/2003137 REPLY (RESPONSE) by plaintiff USA to motion for copies of sealed documents and trial exhibits [134-1] (dlr) (Entered: 02/13/2003)
02/21/2003139 ORDER by Judge David R. Herndon granting in part and denying in part motion for copies of sealed documents and trial exhibits [134-1]; see order for specifics (cc: all counsel) (dlr) (Entered: 02/25/2003)
06/16/2003  RECORD ON APPEAL returned by attorney 3 vols pleadings, 2 transcripts and 1 expando of loose pleadings [101-1] (tjh) Modified on 10/06/2003 (Entered: 10/06/2003)
06/23/2003141 EX PARTE AND UNDER SEAL REQUEST (MOTION) filed under seal by USA (tjh) (Entered: 06/25/2003)
06/30/2003142 ORDER by Judge David R. Herndon granting motion filed under seal [141-1] (cc: all counsel) (tjh) (Entered: 07/02/2003)
10/06/2003  REQUEST from USCA-7 to transmit Record on Appeal [101-1] (tjh) (Entered: 10/06/2003)
10/06/2003  RECORD on Appeal (3 volumes of pleadings, 14 volumes of transcripts, 15 sealed envelopes, and 1 expando of exhibits ) sent to USCA-7 via Fed Ex [101-1] (tjh) (Entered: 10/06/2003)
12/15/2003144 ORDER by Judge David R. Herndon denying motion to withdraw and substitute counsel [143-1] (cc: all counsel) (tjh) (Entered: 12/18/2003)
01/14/2004148 Abstract of Forfeiture Judgment (NOTICE) by Joseph Daniel Company, The (tjh) (Entered: 01/18/2004)
01/28/2004149 ORDER allowing Joseph D Castellano to appear by phone for the status conference set on 2/13/04 at 2:30 p.m. Signed by Judge David R Herndon on 1/28/04. (mlm) (Entered: 01/28/2004)
02/12/2004  Set/Reset Hearings as to Joseph D Castellano. Status Conference reset for 2/18/2004 11:00 AM in East St. Louis Court House before Judge David R Herndon. (mlm) (Entered: 02/12/2004)
02/18/2004157 NOTICE OF ERRORS AND/OR DEFICIENCIES re 152 Motion to Continue filed by Joseph D Castellano. See attached document for specifics (tjh) (Entered: 02/18/2004)
02/09/2006178 TERMINATION WITH CONDITIONS OF SUPERVISED RELEASE as to The Joseph Daniel Company. Signed by Judge David R Herndon on 2/9/06. (tjh) (Entered: 02/14/2006)
03/13/2006  File Sent to FRC on 3/22/05: accession number 021-04-0293, box number 66 of 73, location 326654-326726SAN. (skp, ) (Entered: 03/13/2006)
04/10/2008186 NOTICE STRIKING ELECTRONICALLY FILED DOCUMENTS striking 183 Motion to Appear filed by USA. See attached document for specifics (lmb) (Entered: 04/10/2008)
08/25/2010232 ORDER GRANTING 231 Motion to Substitute Restitution Payee as to Joseph D Castellano (1). P.K. Johnson IV is hereby substituted as restitution payee for James E. Sodam. Signed by Chief Judge David R. Herndon on 8/25/10. (seg) (Entered: 08/25/2010)