U.S. District Court
Southern District of Florida (Miami)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:09-cr-20852-ASG-3,5,7


Case title: USA v. Mehdi et al

Date Filed: 10/01/2009
Date Terminated: 01/24/2011

Assigned to: Judge Alan S. Gold
Referred to: Magistrate Judge Jonathan Goodman

Defendant (3)
Cedar Distributors, Inc.
TERMINATED: 01/24/2011
represented byKathryn Ashley Meyers
Lewis Tein
3059 Grand Avenue
Suite 340
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
305-442-1101
Fax: 442-6744
Email: meyers@lewistein.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Michael Ross Tein
Lewis Tein
3059 Grand Avenue
Suite 340
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
305-442-1101
Fax: 442-6744
Email: tein@lewistein.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371.F CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES - VIOLATING THE INTERNATIONAL EMERGENCY ECONOMIC POWERS ACT AND SMUGGLE GOODS
(1)
Probation: 3 years.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
50:1705.F PENALTIES, VIOLATES ANY LICENSE OR ORDER
(10)
Dismissed.
18:554.F SMUGGLING GOODS INTO THE UNITED STATES
(11)
Dismissed.

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None

Assigned to: Judge Alan S. Gold
Referred to: Magistrate Judge Jonathan Goodman

Defendant (5)
Transamerica Express of Miami
TERMINATED: 01/24/2011
represented byLeonard Alan Sands
Sands & Moskowitz, P.A.
Law Offices at Brickell Bay
2333 Brickell Avenue - Suite A-1
Miami, FL 33129-2497
305-285-1500
Fax: 305-285-0699
Email: leonardsands@att.net
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Andres Montejo
Law Offices of the General Counsel P.A.
6157 NW 167th Street
Suite F-21
Miami, FL 33015
305-817-3677
Fax: 305-675-0666
Email: andresmontejo@gmail.com
TERMINATED: 03/30/2010
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Temporary

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371.F CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES - VIOLATING THE INTERNATIONAL EMERGENCY ECONOMIC POWERS ACT AND SMUGGLE GOODS
(1)
Probation: 3 years.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
50:1705.F PENALTIES, VIOLATES ANY LICENSE OR ORDER
(2)
Dismissed.
18:554.F SMUGGLING GOODS INTO THE UNITED STATES
(3)
Dismissed.
50:1705.F PENALTIES, VIOLATES ANY LICENSE OR ORDER
(4)
Dismissed.
18:554.F SMUGGLING GOODS INTO THE UNITED STATES
(5)
Dismissed.
50:1705.F PENALTIES, VIOLATES ANY LICENSE OR ORDER
(6)
Dismissed.
18:554.F SMUGGLING GOODS INTO THE UNITED STATES
(7)
Dismissed.
50:1705.F PENALTIES, VIOLATES ANY LICENSE OR ORDER
(8)
Dismissed.
18:554.F SMUGGLING GOODS INTO THE UNITED STATES
(9)
Dismissed.

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None

Assigned to: Judge Alan S. Gold
Referred to: Magistrate Judge Jonathan Goodman

Defendant (7)
Jumbo Cargo, Inc.
TERMINATED: 01/04/2011
represented byAlexander S. Ali
Alonso & Ali PA
2121 Ponce de Leon Boulevard
Coral Gables, FL 33134
305-467-7302
Email: aalawgroup2@gmail.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

David Oscar Markus
Markus & Markus PLLC
40 N.W Third Street
Penthouse 1
Miami, FL 33128
305-379-6667
Fax: 305-379-6668
Email: dmarkus@markuslaw.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371.F CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES - VIOLATING THE INTERNATIONAL EMERGENCY ECONOMIC POWERS ACT AND SMUGGLE GOODS
(1)
Probation: 1 year non-reporting probation

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
50:1705.F PENALTIES, VIOLATES ANY LICENSE OR ORDER
(10)
Dismissed.
18:554.F SMUGGLING GOODS INTO THE UNITED STATES
(11)
Dismissed.

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byJared E. Dwyer
United States Attorney's Office
99 NE 4 Street
Miami, FL 33132
305-961-9118
Email: jared.dwyer@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Allyson Fritz
United States Attorney's Office
99 NE 4 Street
Miami, FL 33132
305-961-9287
Fax: 536-7599
Email: allyson.fritz@usdoj.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Roger W Powell
United States Attorneys office
500 E. Broward Blvd., Suite 700
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33394
954-356-7255 x3592
Fax: 954-356-7180
Email: roger.powell@usdoj.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Russell Koonin
The Ferraro Law Firm
4000 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Suite 700
Miami, FL 33146
305-375-0111
Fax: 305-379-6222
Email: rjk@ferrarolaw.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
10/01/2009 MOTION to Seal by USA as to Samer Mehdi, Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc.. Responses due by 10/19/2009 (gm1) (Entered: 02/24/2010)
10/01/2009ORDER granting 1 Motion to Seal as to Samer Mehdi (1), Khaled T. Safadi (2), Cedar Distributors, Inc. (3), Ulises Talavera (4), Transamerica Express of Miami (5), Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira (6), Jumbo Cargo, Inc. (7). Signed by Magistrate Judge John J. O'Sullivan on 10/1/2009. (gm1) (Entered: 02/24/2010)
10/01/2009INDICTMENT as to Samer Mehdi (1) count(s) 1, Khaled T. Safadi (2) count(s) 1, 10, 11, Cedar Distributors, Inc. (3) count(s) 1, 10, 11, Ulises Talavera (4) count(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, Transamerica Express of Miami (5) count(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira (6) count(s) 1, 10, 11, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. (7) count(s) 1, 10, 11 AND FORFEITURE. (gm1) (Entered: 02/24/2010)
10/01/2009Summons Issued in case as to Cedar Distributors, Inc. (gm1) (Entered: 02/24/2010)
10/01/2009Summons Issued in case as to Transamerica Express of Miami (gm1) (Entered: 02/24/2010)
10/01/200910 Summons Issued in case as to Jumbo Cargo, Inc. (gm1) (Entered: 02/24/2010)
02/19/201011 ORDER UNSEALING CASE as to Samer Mehdi, Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc.. Signed by Magistrate Judge Peter R. Palermo on 2/19/2010. (gm1) (Entered: 02/24/2010)
02/19/201017 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Peter R. Palermo: Initial Appearance as to Cedar Distributors, Inc. held on 2/19/2010 (Digital 13:49:04.) (Tape #10PRP-19.) (gm1) (Entered: 02/24/2010)
02/19/2010  Set/Reset Hearings as to Cedar Distributors, Inc.: Arraignment set for 3/5/2010 10:00 AM in Miami Division before Duty Magistrate. Report Re: Counsel Hearing set for 3/1/2010 10:00 AM in Miami Division before Duty Magistrate. (gm1) (Entered: 02/24/2010)
02/19/201021 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Peter R. Palermo: Initial Appearance as to Transamerica Express of Miami held on 2/19/2010. ( Arraignment set for 3/5/2010 10:00 AM in Miami Division before Duty Magistrate. Report Re: Counsel Hearing set for 3/1/2010 10:00 AM in Miami Division before Duty Magistrate.) (Digital 13:49:04.) (Tape #10PRP-19.) (gm1) (Entered: 02/24/2010)
02/19/201022 NOTICE OF TEMPORARY ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: Andres Montejo appearing for Transamerica Express of Miami (gm1) (Entered: 02/24/2010)
02/19/201025 NOTICE OF TEMPORARY ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: Alexander S. Ali appearing for Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira and Jumbo Cargo, Inc. (gm1) (Entered: 02/24/2010)
02/19/201027 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Peter R. Palermo: Initial Appearance as to Jumbo Cargo, Inc. held on 2/19/2010. ( Arraignment set for 3/5/2010 10:00 AM in Miami Division before Duty Magistrate., Report Re: Counsel Hearing set for 3/1/2010 10:00 AM in Miami Division before Duty Magistrate.) (Digital 13:49:04.) (Tape #10PRP-19.) (gm1) (Entered: 02/24/2010)
03/01/201037 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge William C. Turnoff: Report Re: Counsel Hearing as to Cedar Distributors, Inc. held on 3/1/2010, ( Arraignment reset for 3/8/2010 10:00 AM in Miami Division before Duty Magistrate.) ; Mike Tein, Esq. appeared as permanent counsel (Digital 10:18:02.) (Tape #10-G-13-2234.) (sl) (Entered: 03/03/2010)
03/01/201038 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge William C. Turnoff: Report Re: Counsel Hearing as to Transamerica Express of Miami held on 3/1/2010, ( Arraignment reset for 3/8/2010 10:00 AM in Miami Division before Duty Magistrate., Report Re: Counsel Hearing reset for 3/8/2010 10:00 AM in Miami Division before Duty Magistrate.) ; Andres Montejo, Esq. appeared as temporary counsel (Digital 10:18:02.) (Tape #10G-13-2234.) (sl) (Entered: 03/03/2010)
03/01/201039 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge William C. Turnoff: Report Re: Counsel Hearing as to Jumbo Cargo, Inc. held on 3/1/2010, ( Arraignment reset for 3/8/2010 10:00 AM in Miami Division before Duty Magistrate., Report Re: Counsel Hearing reset for 3/8/2010 10:00 AM in Miami Division before Duty Magistrate.) ; David Markus, Esq. appeared as temporary counsel (Digital 10:18:02.) (Tape #10-G-13-2234.) (sl) (Entered: 03/03/2010)
03/02/201032 NOTICE OF TEMPORARY ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: David Oscar Markus appearing for Jumbo Cargo, Inc. (lk) (Entered: 03/02/2010)
03/03/201044 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge William C. Turnoff: Arraignment as to Jumbo Cargo, Inc. (7) Count 1,10,11 held on 3/3/2010, Report Re: Counsel Hearing as to Jumbo Cargo, Inc. held on 3/3/2010 (Digital 10:17:32.) (Tape #10G-16-2176.) (ch1) (Entered: 03/03/2010)
03/03/201045 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: David Oscar Markus appearing for Jumbo Cargo, Inc. (ch1) (Entered: 03/03/2010)
03/03/201046 ARRAIGNMENT INFORMATION SHEET Not Guilty Plea entered as to counts Jumbo Cargo, Inc. (7) Count 1,10,11. Court accepts plea. Arraignment held on 3/3/2010 before Magistrate Judge William C. Turnoff. Tape #10G-16-2176 (Digital 10:17:32.) (ch1) (Entered: 03/03/2010)
03/03/201047 STANDING DISCOVERY ORDER as to Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc.. All motions concerning matters not covered by this order must be filed within 28 days of this order. Signed by Magistrate Judge William C. Turnoff on 3/3/2010. (ch1) (Entered: 03/03/2010)
03/03/2010  Set/Reset Hearings as to Jumbo Cargo, Inc.: Arraignment set for 3/8/2010 10:00 AM in Miami Division before Duty Magistrate. Report Re: Counsel Hearing set for 3/8/2010 10:00 AM in Miami Division before Duty Magistrateas per 39 Minute Entry. (ra1) (Entered: 03/04/2010)
03/04/201049 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: Leonard Alan Sands appearing for Transamerica Express of Miami (Sands, Leonard) (Entered: 03/04/2010)
03/08/201058 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: Michael Ross Tein appearing for Cedar Distributors, Inc. Notice of Permanent Appearance (Tein, Michael) (Entered: 03/08/2010)
03/08/201060 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Ted E. Bandstra: Arraignment as to Cedar Distributors, Inc. (3) Count 1,10,11 held on 3/8/2010 (Digital 10:21:22.) (Tape #10-E-3.) (lcs) (Entered: 03/08/2010)
03/08/201061 ARRAIGNMENT INFORMATION SHEET Not Guilty Plea entered as to counts Cedar Distributors, Inc. (3) Count 1,10,11. Court accepts plea. Arraignment held on 3/8/2010 before Magistrate Judge Ted E. Bandstra. Tape #10-E-3 (Digital 10:21:22.) (lcs) (Entered: 03/08/2010)
03/08/201062 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Ted E. Bandstra: Arraignment as to Transamerica Express of Miami (5) Count 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 held on 3/8/2010 (Digital 10:21:22.) (Tape #10-E-3.) (lcs) (Entered: 03/08/2010)
03/08/201063 ARRAIGNMENT INFORMATION SHEET Not Guilty Plea entered as to counts Transamerica Express of Miami (5) Count 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9. Court accepts plea. Arraignment held on 3/8/2010 before Magistrate Judge Ted E. Bandstra. Tape #10-E-3 (Digital 10:21:22.) (lcs) (Entered: 03/08/2010)
03/08/201064 STANDING DISCOVERY ORDER as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami. All motions concerning matters not covered by this order must be filed within 28 days of this order. Signed by Magistrate Judge Ted E. Bandstra on 3/8/2010. (lcs) (Entered: 03/08/2010)
03/08/201071  MOTION to Disqualify Counsel of Defendant Khaled Safadi and Cedar Distributors by USA as to Samer Mehdi, Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc.. Responses due by 3/25/2010 (Fritz, Allyson) (Entered: 03/08/2010)
03/10/201076 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE Russell Koonin appearing for USA. Co-Counsel (Koonin, Russell) (Entered: 03/10/2010)
03/11/201077 ORDER REFERRING MOTION as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. 71 MOTION to Disqualify Counsel of Defendant Khaled Safadi and Cedar Distributors filed by USA, 75 Amended MOTION to Disqualify Counsel filed by USA. Motions referred to Chris M. McAliley. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 3/11/2010. (jh) (Entered: 03/11/2010)
03/15/201079 NOTICE OF UNAVAILABILITY by USA as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. for dates of March 29-April 5, 2010 (Fritz, Allyson) (Entered: 03/15/2010)
03/16/201082 ORDER SETTING PRETRIAL CONFERENCE, TRIAL AND CALENDAR CALL, REFERRING CASE to Magistrate Judge Chris M. McAliley as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. for Discovery, ( Calendar Call set for 4/21/2010 01:30 PM in Miami Division before Judge Alan S. Gold., Jury Trial set for 4/26/2010 09:00 AM in Miami Division before Judge Alan S. Gold., Pretrial Conference set for 4/14/2010 08:45 AM in Miami Division before Judge Alan S. Gold.). Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 3/15/2010. (lk) (Entered: 03/16/2010)
03/16/201083 ORDER SETTING HEARING on Motion 81 MOTION for Return of Property/PreTrial Emergency Motion for Return of Property : as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. Motion Hearing set for 3/19/2010 04:30 PM in Miami Division before Judge Alan S. Gold. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 3/16/2010. (jh) (Entered: 03/16/2010)
03/16/201084 TRANSCRIPT of Pretrial Detention Hearing as to Samer Mehdi, Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. held on 03/01/2010 before Magistrate Judge William C. Turnoff, 1-56 pages, Court Reporter: Jerald M. Meyers, 954-431-4757 / crjm@aol.com. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased by contacting the Court Reporter/Transcriber before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained through PACER. Redaction Request due 4/9/2010. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 4/19/2010. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 6/17/2010. (Attachments: # 1 Designation Form)(jua) (Entered: 03/17/2010)
03/17/201085 Clerks Notice to Filer re 81 MOTION for Return of Property/PreTrial Emergency Motion for Return of Property. Emergency Document Filed Electronically; ERROR - Emergency matters may not be filed electronically, they must be filed in the conventional paper format in the division where the judge is chambered. The Clerk contacted Chambers and corrected the docket text to indicate the document is an emergency matter. It is not necessary to refile this document but future filings must comply with the CM/ECF Administrative Procedures and Local Rules. (lk) (Entered: 03/17/2010)
03/18/201086 NOTICE Notice of Withdrawal of Emergency Motion for Return of Property by Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. re 81 MOTION for Return of Property/PreTrial Emergency Motion for Return of Property (Tein, Michael) (Entered: 03/18/2010)
03/18/201087 ORDER denying as moot 81 Motion for Return of Property/PreTrial as to Khaled T. Safadi (2). Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 3/18/2010. (jh) (Entered: 03/18/2010)
03/18/2010  Terminate Deadlines and Hearings as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. re 87 Order on Motion for Return of Property/PreTrial (jh) (Entered: 03/18/2010)
03/18/201088 ORDER Setting Hearing on Motion 75 Amended MOTION to Disqualify Counsel : as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. Motion Hearing set for 3/25/2010 10:00 AM in Miami Division before Magistrate Judge Chris M. McAliley. Signed by Magistrate Judge Chris M. McAliley on 3/18/2010. (lk) Modified text on 3/19/2010 (lk). (Entered: 03/18/2010)
03/22/201089  RESPONSE to Standing Discovery Order by USA as to Samer Mehdi, Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. (Fritz, Allyson) (Entered: 03/22/2010)
03/23/201090 NOTICE Notice of Alibi by Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Tein, Michael) (Entered: 03/23/2010)
03/23/201091 DEMAND for Disclosure of Expert Witness Summaries as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. Demand for Expert Discovery (Tein, Michael) (Entered: 03/23/2010)
03/23/201092  MOTION to Compel Compliance with Standing Discovery Order and Rule 88.10 by Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc.. Responses due by 4/9/2010 (Tein, Michael) (Entered: 03/23/2010)
03/23/201094 NOTICE of Alibi as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. See image at DE 90 (lk) (Entered: 03/24/2010)
03/23/201097 NOTICE of Alibi as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. (ls)[See Image at DE #90] (Entered: 03/25/2010)
03/24/201093  MOTION for Hearing Defendants' Request for Expedited Hearing re 92 MOTION to Compel Compliance with Standing Discovery Order and Rule 88.10 by Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc.. Responses due by 4/12/2010 (Tein, Michael) (Entered: 03/24/2010)
03/24/201095 Clerks Notice to Filer re 90 Notice (Other). Wrong Event Selected; ERROR - The Filer selected the wrong event. The document was re-docketed by the Clerk, see [de# 94]-Notice of Alibi-Event under Discovery Documents. It is not necessary to refile this document. (lk) (Entered: 03/24/2010)
03/24/201096  RESPONSE to Standing Discovery Order by USA as to Samer Mehdi, Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. First Supplemental Response (Koonin, Russell) (Entered: 03/24/2010)
03/25/201098 Clerks Notice to Filer re 90 Notice (Other). Wrong Event Selected; ERROR - The Filer selected the wrong event. The document was re-docketed by the Clerk, see [de#97]. It is not necessary to refile this document. (ls) (Entered: 03/25/2010)
03/25/2010101 STRICKEN MOTION to Withdraw as Attorney by Andres Montejo. by Transamerica Express of Miami. (Montejo, Andres) Modified on 3/26/2010 (ls). (Stricken per DE #102) (Entered: 03/25/2010)
03/25/2010102 NOTICE of Striking 101 MOTION to Withdraw as Attorney by Andres Montejo. by Transamerica Express of Miami (Montejo, Andres) (Entered: 03/25/2010)
03/25/2010103  MOTION to Withdraw as Attorney by Andres Montejo. by Transamerica Express of Miami. (Montejo, Andres) (Entered: 03/25/2010)
03/25/2010104 NOTICE of filing attachment as proposed order for withdrawal of Andres Montejo, Esq as attorney by Transamerica Express of Miami re 103 MOTION to Withdraw as Attorney by Andres Montejo. (Montejo, Andres) (Entered: 03/25/2010)
03/25/2010105 ORDER REFERRING MOTION as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. 93 MOTION for Hearing Defendants' Request for Expedited Hearing re 92 MOTION to Compel Compliance with Standing Discovery Order and Rule 88.10, 92 MOTION to Compel Compliance with Standing Discovery Order and Rule 88.10 filed by Cedar Distributors, Inc., Khaled T. Safadi, 91 Demand for Expert Discovery filed by Cedar Distributors, Inc., Khaled T. Safadi. Motions referred to Chris M. McAliley. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 3/25/2010. (jh) (Entered: 03/25/2010)
03/26/2010106 Clerks Notice to Filer re 104 Notice (Other). Proposed Order Docketed as Main Document; CORRECTIVE ACTION REQUIRED - Filer must File a Notice of Striking, then resubmit the proposed order as instructed in the CM/ECF Administrative Procedures (ls) (Entered: 03/26/2010)
03/26/2010107 NOTICE of Supplemental Authority Report of Investigative Activity re 71 MOTION to Disqualify Counsel of Defendant Khaled Safadi and Cedar Distributors by Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit)(Koonin, Russell) (Entered: 03/26/2010)
03/27/2010108 SUPPLEMENT to 80 Response to Motion, filed by Khaled T. Safadi by Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. Defendants Post-Hearing Supplement (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Tein, Michael) (Entered: 03/27/2010)
03/29/2010109 RESPONSE to Motion by USA as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. re 93 MOTION for Hearing Defendants' Request for Expedited Hearing re 92 MOTION to Compel Compliance with Standing Discovery Order and Rule 88.10 MOTION for Hearing Defendants' Request for Expedited Hearing re 92 MOTION to Compel Compliance with Standing Discovery Order and Rule 88.10, 92 MOTION to Compel Compliance with Standing Discovery Order and Rule 88.10 Replies due by 4/8/2010. (Koonin, Russell) (Entered: 03/29/2010)
03/29/2010110 NOTICE of Striking 104 Notice (Other) by Transamerica Express of Miami (Montejo, Andres) (Entered: 03/29/2010)
03/30/2010111 RESPONSE to Motion by USA as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. re 75 Amended MOTION to Disqualify Counsel Response to Defendants' Post-Hearing Supplement Replies due by 4/9/2010. (Koonin, Russell) (Entered: 03/30/2010)
03/30/2010112 REPLY TO RESPONSE to Motion by Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. re 92 MOTION to Compel Compliance with Standing Discovery Order and Rule 88.10 Reply In Support Of Motion To Compel Compliance With SDO (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Tein, Michael) (Entered: 03/30/2010)
03/30/2010113 ORDER granting 103 Motion to Withdraw as Attorney. Andres Montejo withdrawn from case as to Transamerica Express of Miami (5). Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 3/30/2010. (lk) (Entered: 03/31/2010)
04/01/2010114  MOTION for Release of Brady Materials Specific Brady/Giglio Request by Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc.. Responses due by 4/19/2010 (Tein, Michael) (Entered: 04/01/2010)
04/01/2010115 REPLY TO RESPONSE to Motion by Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. re 71 MOTION to Disqualify Counsel of Defendant Khaled Safadi and Cedar Distributors Defendants' Reply Re: March 25 Disqualification Hearing (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Tein, Michael) (Entered: 04/01/2010)
04/02/2010116 Sealed Document re 03/26/2010 (jh) (Entered: 04/02/2010)
04/02/2010117 Sealed Document re 03/29/2010 (jh) (Entered: 04/02/2010)
04/02/2010118 Sealed Document re 04/02/2010 (jh) (Entered: 04/02/2010)
04/02/2010119 UNCLASSIFIED PROTECTIVE ORDER on Government's classified in camera ex-parte motion as to Samer Mehdi, Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 4/2/2010. (jh) (Entered: 04/02/2010)
04/02/2010122  RESPONSE to Standing Discovery Order by USA as to Samer Mehdi, Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. Second Supplemental (Koonin, Russell) (Entered: 04/02/2010)
04/05/2010123 ORDER denying 92 Motion to Compel Compliance with Standing Discovery Order as to Khaled T. Safadi (2), Cedar Distributors, Inc. (3); granting 93 Motion for Hearing as to Khaled T. Safadi (2), Cedar Distributors, Inc. (3). Signed by Magistrate Judge Chris M. McAliley on 4/5/2010. (ls) (Entered: 04/05/2010)
04/05/2010124  MOTION for Hearing Franks Hearing by Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc.. Responses due by 4/22/2010 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E)(Tein, Michael) Modified on 4/6/2010 (ls). (Entered: 04/05/2010)
04/06/2010125 NOTICE Notice of Filing FedEx Tracking Receipt Establishing Government's Misrepresentation to the Magistrate Judge by Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Tein, Michael) (Entered: 04/06/2010)
04/06/2010126  MOTION for Hearing Defendants' Request for Hearing re 124 MOTION for Hearing Franks Hearing by Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc.. Responses due by 4/23/2010 (Tein, Michael) (Entered: 04/06/2010)
04/07/2010127 ORDER REFERRING MOTION as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. 126 Defendants' Request for Hearing re 124 MOTION for Hearing Franks Hearing filed by Cedar Distributors, Inc., Khaled T. Safadi, 124 MOTION for Hearing Franks Hearing filed by Cedar Distributors, Inc., Khaled T. Safadi. Motions referred to Chris M. McAliley. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 4/7/2010. (jh) (Entered: 04/07/2010)
04/07/2010128  MOTION to Strike Defendants Safadi & Cedars' Notice of Filing Fed Ex Tracking Receipt Establishing Government Misrepresentation to the Magistrate Judge by USA as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc.. Responses due by 4/26/2010 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Koonin, Russell) (Entered: 04/07/2010)
04/07/2010129 NOTICE OF UNAVAILABILITY by USA as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. (Fritz, Allyson) (Entered: 04/07/2010)
04/07/2010130 NOTICE of Trial Schedule Conflict by USA as to Samer Mehdi, Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. (Koonin, Russell) Modified on 4/8/2010 (ls). [Text modified by Clerk] (Entered: 04/07/2010)
04/07/2010131 RESPONSE/REPLY by USA as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. to 125 Notice of filing Fed Ex Tracking receipt See image at DE 128 (lk) (Entered: 04/08/2010)
04/08/2010132 Clerks Notice to Filer re 128 MOTION to Strike Defendants Safadi & Cedars' Notice of Filing Fed Ex Tracking Receipt Establishing Government Misrepresentation to the Magistrate Judge. Two or More Document Events Filed as One; ERROR - Only one event was selected by the Filer but more than one event was applicable to the document filed. The docket entry was corrected by the Clerk, DE 131 . It is not necessary to refile this document but in the future, the Filer must select all applicable events. (lk) (Entered: 04/08/2010)
04/08/2010133 ORDER REFERRING MOTION as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. 128 MOTION to Strike Defendants Safadi & Cedars' Notice of Filing Fed Ex Tracking Receipt Establishing Government Misrepresentation to the Magistrate Judge filed by USA. Motion referred to Chris M. McAliley. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 4/8/2010. (jh) (Entered: 04/08/2010)
04/08/2010134 RESPONSE to Motion by Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. re 128 MOTION to Strike Defendants Safadi & Cedars' Notice of Filing Fed Ex Tracking Receipt Establishing Government Misrepresentation to the Magistrate Judge Response to Motion to Strike [DE 128] Replies due by 4/19/2010. (Tein, Michael) (Entered: 04/08/2010)
04/09/2010136 REPLY TO RESPONSE to Motion by USA as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. re 128 MOTION to Strike Defendants Safadi & Cedars' Notice of Filing Fed Ex Tracking Receipt Establishing Government Misrepresentation to the Magistrate Judge (Fritz, Allyson) (Entered: 04/09/2010)
04/09/2010137 Defendant's MOTION to Continue Trial Initial Trial Setting by Ulises Talavera as to Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami. Responses due by 4/26/2010 (Sands, Leonard) Modified text on 4/12/2010 (tp). (Entered: 04/09/2010)
04/09/2010138 Defendant's MOTION for Hearing Request for Garcia Hearing by Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami. Responses due by 4/26/2010 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Florida Department of State Division of Corporations Public Record, # 2 Exhibit Corporate Resolution)(Sands, Leonard) Modified text on 4/12/2010 (tp). (Entered: 04/09/2010)
04/09/2010139 Defendant's MOTION to Continue Trial Initial Trial Setting by Transamerica Express of Miami as to Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami. Responses due by 4/26/2010 (Sands, Leonard) Modified text on 4/12/2010 (tp). (Entered: 04/09/2010)
04/12/2010140 NOTICE Pursuant to Federal Rule of Evidence 16 of Intent to Introduce Expert Testimony by USA as to Samer Mehdi, Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Expert Alberto Nisman CV, # 2 Expert Avi Jorisch CV, # 3 Expert Matthew Levitt CV)(Fritz, Allyson) (Entered: 04/12/2010)
04/12/2010141 PAPERLESS NOTICE OF HEARING ON MOTIONS in case as to Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami 137 Defendant's MOTION to Continue Trial Initial Trial Setting, 139 Defendant's MOTION to Continue Trial Initial Trial Setting : Motion Hearing set for 4/14/2010 08:45 AM in Miami Division before Judge Alan S. Gold. (jh) (Entered: 04/12/2010)
04/12/2010142 ORDER REFERRING MOTION as to Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami 138 Defendant's MOTION for Hearing Request for Garcia Hearing filed by Transamerica Express of Miami, Ulises Talavera. Motions referred to Chris M. McAliley. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 4/12/2010. (jh) (Entered: 04/12/2010)
04/12/2010143 NOTICE of Intent to Use Evidence by USA as to Samer Mehdi, Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. (ls)[See Image at DE #140] (Entered: 04/13/2010)
04/13/2010144 Clerks Notice to Filer re 140 Notice (Other), Notice (Other). Wrong Event Selected; ERROR - The Filer selected the wrong event. The document was re-docketed by the Clerk, see 143 . It is not necessary to refile this document. (ls) Modified on 4/13/2010 (jh). (Entered: 04/13/2010)
04/13/2010145 NOTICE of Supplemental Authority re 75 Amended MOTION to Disqualify Counsel by Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. (Tein, Michael) Modified on 4/13/2010 (ls). [Added relationship to DE #75] (Entered: 04/13/2010)
04/13/2010146  MOTION to Continue Trial by USA as to Samer Mehdi, Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc.. Responses due by 4/30/2010 (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Fritz, Allyson) (Entered: 04/13/2010)
04/13/2010147 Clerks Notice to Filer re 145 Notice of Supplemental Authority. Document Not Linked; ERROR - The filed document was not linked to the related docket entry. The correction was made by the Clerk. It is not necessary to refile this document. (ls) Modified on 4/13/2010 (ls). (Entered: 04/13/2010)
04/13/2010148 RESPONSE in Opposition by Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. re 146 MOTION to Continue Trial (Tein, Michael) Modified on 4/14/2010 (ls). (Entered: 04/13/2010)
04/14/2010149 ORDER denying 128 Motion to Strike as to Khaled T. Safadi (2), Cedar Distributors, Inc. (3). Signed by Magistrate Judge Chris M. McAliley on 4/14/2010. (ls) (Entered: 04/14/2010)
04/14/2010150 MINUTE ENTRY (PAPERLESS) for proceedings held before Judge Alan S. Gold: Motion Hearing as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. held on 4/14/2010 re 139 Defendant's MOTION to Continue Trial Initial Trial Setting filed by Transamerica Express of Miami, 146 MOTION to Continue Trial filed by USA, 137 Defendant's MOTION to Continue Trial Initial Trial Setting filed by Ulises Talavera. PRETRIAL CONFERENCE as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. held on 4/14/2010. Motions for continuance of trial are granted and the trial is continued to 11/08/2010 at 9:00 AM. Calendar call 11/03/2010 at 1:30 PM. Status Conference 05/28/2010 at 10:00 AM. Pretrial Conference date to be set. Scheduling Order with dates to follow. PARTICIPANTS: AUSA Allyson Fritz; AUSA Russell Koonin; Guy Lewis, Esquire; Michael R. Tein, Esquire; Kathryn A. Meyers, Esquire; Leonard A. Sands, Esquire; Silvia Pinera-Vazquez, Esquire; David Oscar Markus, Esquire. Defendants identified herein were present for hearing. Court Reporter: Joseph Millikan, 305-523-5588 / Joseph_Millikan@flsd.uscourts.gov (jh) (Entered: 04/14/2010)
04/15/2010151 RESPONSE to Motion by USA as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. re 114 MOTION for Release of Brady Materials Specific Brady/Giglio Request Replies due by 4/26/2010. (Koonin, Russell) (Entered: 04/15/2010)
04/16/2010152  MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response as to 124 MOTION for Hearing Franks Hearing by USA as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc.. Responses due by 5/3/2010 (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Fritz, Allyson) (Entered: 04/16/2010)
04/16/2010153 ORDER granting 152 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response as to 124 MOTION for Franks Hearing Khaled T. Safadi (2), Cedar Distributors, Inc. (3) Responses due by 5/14/2010. Signed by Magistrate Judge Chris M. McAliley on 4/16/2010. (ls) (Entered: 04/16/2010)
04/16/2010154 ORDER AND NOTICE OF HEARING as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., ( Evidentiary Hearing set for 4/26/2010 09:30 AM in Miami Division before Judge Alan S. Gold). Defendant Khaled Safadi shall attend the hearing. Signed by Magistrate Judge Chris M. McAliley on 4/16/2010. (wc) (Entered: 04/16/2010)
04/17/2010155 TRANSCRIPT of Pretrial Conference as to Samer Mehdi, Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. held on 04.14.10 before Judge Alan S. Gold, 1-13 pages, Court Reporter: Joseph A. Millikan, 305-523-5588 / Joseph_Millikan@flsd.uscourts.gov. The transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased from Mr. Millikan before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained either from Mr. Millikan or through PACER. Redaction Request due 5/11/2010. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 5/21/2010. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 7/19/2010. (jm) (Entered: 04/17/2010)
04/19/2010156 ORDER REFERRING MOTION as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. 114 MOTION for Release of Brady Materials Specific Brady/Giglio Request filed by Cedar Distributors, Inc., Khaled T. Safadi Motions referred to Chris M. McAliley. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 4/19/2010. (jh) (Entered: 04/19/2010)
04/19/2010157 OMNIBUS ORDER After Pretrial Conference as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. Granting re 139 Defendant's MOTION to Continue Trial Initial Trial Setting filed by Transamerica Express of Miami, Granting 146 MOTION to Continue Trial filed by USA, Granting 137 Defendant's MOTION to Continue Trial Initial Trial Setting filed by Ulises Talavera; ORDER TO CONTINUE - Ends of Justice as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. Time excluded from 4/9/2010 until 11/19/2010. ( Calendar Call set for 11/3/2010 01:30 PM in Miami Division before Judge Alan S. Gold., Jury Trial set for 11/9/2010 09:00 AM in Miami Division before Judge Alan S. Gold., Final Pretrial Conference set for 10/15/2010 11:00 AM in Miami Division before Judge Alan S. Gold., Status Conference set for 5/28/2010 10:00 AM in Miami Division before Judge Alan S. Gold.). Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 4/19/2010. (ls) (Entered: 04/19/2010)
04/20/2010158 APPEAL OF MAGISTRATE JUDGE DECISION to District Court by Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. re 154 Order, Set Hearings,, (Tein, Michael) (Entered: 04/20/2010)
04/20/2010159  MOTION to Stay Magistrate Judge's Deadlines by Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc.. Responses due by 5/7/2010 (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Tein, Michael) (Entered: 04/20/2010)
04/21/2010160  MOTION to Dismiss 159 MOTION to Stay Magistrate Judge's Deadlines, 158 Appeal of Magistrate Judge Decision to District Court by USA as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc.. Responses due by 5/10/2010 (Fritz, Allyson) (Entered: 04/21/2010)
04/21/2010161 ORDER SETTING HEARING on Motion 159 MOTION to Stay Magistrate Judge's Deadlines : as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. Motion Hearing set for 4/26/2010 05:15 PM in Miami Division before Judge Alan S. Gold.. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 4/21/2010. (jh) (Entered: 04/21/2010)
04/26/2010162 PAPERLESS Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Alan S. Gold: Motion Hearing as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. held on 4/26/2010 re 159 MOTION to Stay Magistrate Judge's Deadlines filed by Cedar Distributors, Inc., Khaled T. Safadi. PARTICIPANTS: AUSA Allyson Fritz; AUSA Steven Schlesinger; Michael R. Tein, Esquire; Guy Lewis, Esquire; Kathryn Meyers, Esquire; Defendant Safadi. Court Reporter: Joseph Millikan, 305-523-5588 / Joseph_Millikan@flsd.uscourts.gov (jh) (Entered: 04/26/2010)
04/26/2010163 TRANSCRIPT of Motion to Stay Magistrate Judge's Deadlines as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. held on 04.26.10 before Judge Alan S. Gold, 1-20 pages, Court Reporter: Joseph A. Millikan, 305-523-5588 / Joseph_Millikan@flsd.uscourts.gov. The transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased from Mr. Millikan before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained either from Mr. Millikan or through PACER. Redaction Request due 5/20/2010. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 6/1/2010. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 7/28/2010. (jm) (Entered: 04/26/2010)
04/27/2010164 Third RESPONSE to Standing Discovery Order by USA as to Samer Mehdi, Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Documents Bates Stamped 963-991)(Fritz, Allyson) (Entered: 04/27/2010)
04/27/2010165  MOTION for Clarification and, MOTION for Reconsideration Of The Court's Orally Announced Order of April 26, 2010 by USA as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc.. Responses due by 5/14/2010 (Fritz, Allyson) (Entered: 04/27/2010)
04/28/2010166 ORDER denying 165 Motion for Clarification and Reconsideration. The hearing to be held before the Magistrate shall proceed as directed by this Court. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 4/28/2010. (ag) (Entered: 04/28/2010)
04/28/2010167 ORDER granting in part 159 Motion to Stay as to Khaled T. Safadi (2), Cedar Distributors, Inc. (3); denying as moot 160 Motion to Dismiss as to Khaled T. Safadi (2), Cedar Distributors, Inc. (3). Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 4/27/2010. (jh) (Entered: 04/28/2010)
04/28/2010168 ORDER Setting Evidentiary Hearing on Motion 75 Amended MOTION to Disqualify Counsel : as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. Motion Hearing set for 5/11/2010 02:00 PM in Miami Division before Magistrate Judge Chris M. McAliley.Signed by Magistrate Judge Chris M. McAliley on 4/28/2010. (lk) (Entered: 04/28/2010)
05/06/2010169 NOTICE Notice of Expert Testimony that Mr. Safadi Passed a Polygraph by Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit)(Tein, Michael) (Entered: 05/06/2010)
05/10/2010170  MOTION to Compel Government Compliance with Pre-Trial Order, MOTION for Release of Brady Materials by Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. as to Samer Mehdi, Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc.. Responses due by 5/27/2010 (Tein, Michael) (Entered: 05/10/2010)
05/10/2010171 RESPONSE in Opposition by USA as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. re 124 MOTION for Hearing Franks Hearing and Incorporated Memorandum of Law (Fritz, Allyson) (Entered: 05/10/2010)
05/12/2010172 Sealed Document (nc) (Entered: 05/12/2010)
05/12/2010173 Sealed Document (nc) (Entered: 05/12/2010)
05/12/2010175 ORDER REFERRING MOTION as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. 170 MOTION to Compel Government Compliance with Pre-Trial Order MOTION for Release of Brady Materials filed by Cedar Distributors, Inc., Khaled T. Safadi. Motions referred to Chris M. McAliley. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 5/12/2010. (jh) (Entered: 05/12/2010)
05/17/2010176 ORDER denying 114 Motion for Release of Brady Materials as to Khaled T. Safadi (2), Cedar Distributors, Inc. (3). Signed by Magistrate Judge Chris M. McAliley on 5/17/2010. (lk) (Entered: 05/17/2010)
05/19/2010177 RESPONSE to Motion by USA as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. re 170 MOTION to Compel Government Compliance with Pre-Trial Order MOTION for Release of Brady Materials Replies due by 6/1/2010. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Fritz, Allyson) (Entered: 05/19/2010)
05/19/2010178 Unopposed MOTION to Travel to Auburndale and Orlando, Florida by Ulises Talavera as to Samer Mehdi, Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Sands, Leonard) Modified on 5/20/2010 (ls). (Entered: 05/19/2010)
05/20/2010180 Agreed MOTION for Extension of Time to File Reply as to 124 MOTION for Hearing Franks Hearing by Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc.. Responses due by 6/7/2010 (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Tein, Michael) Modified on 5/21/2010 (ls). [Added relationship to DE #124] (Entered: 05/20/2010)
05/21/2010181 Clerks Notice to Filer re 180 Agreed MOTION for Extension of Time to File Reply in Support of Motion for Franks Hearing. Document Not Linked; ERROR - The filed document was not linked to the related docket entry. The correction was made by the Clerk. It is not necessary to refile this document. (ls) (Entered: 05/21/2010)
05/21/2010182 ORDER granting 180 Motion for Extension of Time to File Reply as to 124 MOTION for Hearing Franks Hearing as to Khaled T. Safadi (2), Cedar Distributors, Inc. (3). Replies due by 5/24/2010.. Signed by Magistrate Judge Chris M. McAliley on 5/21/2010. (ls) (Entered: 05/21/2010)
05/24/2010185 ORDER denying 75 Amended Motion to Disqualify Counsel as to Khaled T. Safadi (2), Cedar Distributors, Inc. (3) ; denying 71 Motion to Disqualify Counsel as to Khaled T. Safadi (2), Cedar Distributors, Inc. (3) and ORDER SETTING HEARING 06/04/2010 at 4:30 PM before Judge Alan S. Gold. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 5/24/2010. (jh) (Entered: 05/24/2010)
05/24/2010  Set/Reset Hearings as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami: Garcia/Rule 44(c) Hearing set for 6/4/2010 04:30 PM in Miami Division before Judge Alan S. Gold. (jh) (Entered: 05/24/2010)
05/24/2010186 REPLY TO RESPONSE to Motion by Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. re 124 MOTION for Hearing Franks Hearing Reply in Support of Motion for Franks Hearing (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit C, # 3 Exhibit D)(Tein, Michael) (Entered: 05/24/2010)
05/25/2010187 NOTICE Notice of Filing Affidavit of Mansoor Syed by Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. re 186 Reply to Response, (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit B)(Tein, Michael) (Entered: 05/25/2010)
05/26/2010189 ORDER RESETTING STATUS CONFERENCE as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc., Status Conference set for 6/4/2010 04:30 PM in Miami Division before Judge Alan S. Gold. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 5/26/2010. (jh) (Entered: 05/26/2010)
05/26/2010191 NOTICE OF UNAVAILABILITY by Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami for dates of June 7, 2010 - July 5, 2010 (Sands, Leonard) (Entered: 05/26/2010)
06/01/2010192 REPLY TO RESPONSE to Motion by Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. re 170 MOTION to Compel Government Compliance with Pre-Trial Order(Tein, Michael) Modified text on 6/2/2010 (lk). (Entered: 06/01/2010)
06/02/2010193 NOTICE Regarding Government's Second Supplemental Response to the Standing Discovery Order by USA as to Samer Mehdi, Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Govt's 2nd Supplemental Response to SDO)(Fritz, Allyson) (Entered: 06/02/2010)
06/02/2010194 SECOND SUPPLEMENTAL RESPONSE to Standing Discovery Order by USA as to Samer Mehdi, Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. See image at DE 193 (lk) (Entered: 06/03/2010)
06/03/2010195 Clerks Notice to Filer re 193 Notice (Other). Wrong Event Selected; ERROR - The Filer selected the wrong event. The document was re-docketed by the Clerk, see [de# 194]-Response to Standing Discovery Order-Event under Discovery Documents. It is not necessary to refile this document. (lk) (Entered: 06/03/2010)
06/04/2010196 PAPERLESS Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Alan S. Gold: Garcia/Rule 44(c) Hearing as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami held on 6/4/2010. Defendants Safadi and Talavera were placed under oath and the Court questioned each defendant. The Court advised each defendant of their right to separate counsel. Court order to follow. PARTICIPANTS: AUSA Russell Koonin; Michael R. Tein, Esquire; Kathryn A. Meyers, Esquire; Leonard A. Sands, Esquire. Court Reporter: Joseph Millikan, 305-523-5588 / Joseph_Millikan@flsd.uscourts.gov (jh) Modified on 6/4/2010 (jh). (Entered: 06/04/2010)
06/04/2010197 PAPERLESS Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Alan S. Gold: Status Conference as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. held on 6/4/2010. Defendant Jumbo Cargo's ore tenus motion to extend deadline for filing prerial motions relative to any additional discovery provided by the Government is granted. Pretrial motions shall be due 09/03/2010. PARTICIPANTS: AUSA Russell Koonin; Michael R. Tein, Esquire; Kathryn A. Meyers, Esquire; Leonard A. Sands, Esquire; Silvia Pinera-Vazquez, Esquire; David Oscar Markus, Esquire. Defendants identified herein were present for hearing. Court Reporter: Joseph Millikan, 305-523-5588 / Joseph_Millikan@flsd.uscourts.gov (jh) (Entered: 06/04/2010)
06/08/2010198 ORDER granting 138 Motion for Hearing Garcia hearing as to Ulises Talavera (4), Transamerica Express of Miami (5). Garcia hearing held as to Safadi, Cedar Distributorss, Inc., Ulises Talavera and Transamerica Express of Miami. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 6/7/2010. (jh) (Entered: 06/08/2010)
06/08/2010199 ORDER as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. Motions relative to any additional discovery provided by the Government due by 9/3/2010. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 6/8/2010. (jh) (jh). (Entered: 06/08/2010)
06/08/2010200 TRANSCRIPT of Garcia Hearing & Status Conference as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. held on 06.04.10 before Judge Alan S. Gold, 1-20 pages, Court Reporter: Joseph A. Millikan, 305-523-5588 / Joseph_Millikan@flsd.uscourts.gov. The transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased from Mr. Millikan before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained either from Mr. Millikan or through PACER. Redaction Request due 7/2/2010. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 7/12/2010. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 9/9/2010. (jm) (Entered: 06/08/2010)
07/06/2010201 ORDER RE AGENDA FOR PRETRIAL CONFERENCE as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc., Miscellaneous Deadline: Additional Topics Due 10/8/2010, Pretrial Conference set for 10/15/2010 11:00 AM in Miami Division before Judge Alan S. Gold. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 7/6/2010. (jh) (Entered: 07/06/2010)
07/09/2010202 Sealed Document (sl) (Entered: 07/12/2010)
07/14/2010203 NOTICE OF UNAVAILABILITY for dates of 7/30/2010 through 8/24/2010 by USA as to Samer Mehdi, Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. (Fritz, Allyson) Modified on 7/15/2010 (ls). [Text modified by Clerk] (Entered: 07/14/2010)
07/14/2010204 Supplemental RESPONSE to Standing Discovery Order by USA as to Samer Mehdi, Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. Fourth (Fritz, Allyson) (Entered: 07/14/2010)
07/29/2010205 NOTICE of Change of Address by David Oscar Markus (Markus, David) (Entered: 07/29/2010)
08/13/2010208 Supplemental RESPONSE to Standing Discovery Order by USA as to Samer Mehdi, Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. Fifth (Fritz, Allyson) (Entered: 08/13/2010)
08/24/2010210 Notification of Ninety Days Expiring re 124 MOTION for Hearing Franks Hearing filed by Cedar Distributors, Inc., Khaled T. Safadi (Tein, Michael) (Entered: 08/24/2010)
08/24/2010211 ORDER denying 170 Motion to Compel as to Khaled T. Safadi (2), Cedar Distributors, Inc. (3); denying 170 Motion for Release of Brady Materials as to Khaled T. Safadi (2), Cedar Distributors, Inc. (3). Signed by Magistrate Judge Chris M. McAliley on 8/24/2010. (lk) (Entered: 08/25/2010)
08/24/2010212 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. re 126 MOTION for Hearing Defendants' Request for Hearing re 124 MOTION for Hearing Franks Hearing, 124 MOTION for Hearing Franks Hearing Recommending DENIED. Objections to R&R due by 9/10/2010. Signed by Magistrate Judge Chris M. McAliley on 8/24/2010. (lk) (Entered: 08/25/2010)
08/27/2010214 NOTICE NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE OBJECTIONS TO REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION by Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. re 212 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. re 126 MOTION for Hearing Defendants' Request for Hearing re 124 MOTION for Hearing Franks Hearing, 124 MOTION for Hearing Franks Hearing RecommREPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. re 126 MOTION for Hearing Defendants' Request for Hearing re 124 MOTION for Hearing Franks Hearing, 124 MOTION for Hearing Franks Hearing Recomm (Tein, Michael) (Entered: 08/27/2010)
08/27/2010215 NOTICE of Intent to Appeal From Order on Motion to Compel by Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. re 211 Order on Motion to Compel, Order on Motion for Release of Brady Materials,, (Tein, Michael) (Entered: 08/27/2010)
09/03/2010216 Joint MOTION for Extension of Time to File Pretrial Motions by USA as to Samer Mehdi, Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc.. Responses due by 9/20/2010 (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Fritz, Allyson) (Entered: 09/03/2010)
09/08/2010217 ORDER granting 216 Motion for Extension of Time to File Pretrial Motions as to Khaled T. Safadi (2), Cedar Distributors, Inc. (3), Ulises Talavera (4), Transamerica Express of Miami (5), Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira (6), Jumbo Cargo, Inc. (7). Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 9/8/2010. (jh) (Entered: 09/08/2010)
09/14/2010218 ORDER SETTING HEARING as to Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc., Change of Plea Hearing set for 9/15/2010 05:00 PM in Miami Division before Judge Alan S. Gold. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 9/15/2010. (jh) (Entered: 09/14/2010)
09/15/2010221 NOTICE of filing Corporate Resolution by Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira as to Jumbo Cargo, Inc. (jh) (Entered: 09/16/2010)
09/15/2010222 PLEA AGREEMENT as to Jumbo Cargo, Inc. (jh) (Entered: 09/16/2010)
09/15/2010223 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Alan S. Gold: Change of Plea Hearing as to Jumbo Cargo, Inc. held on 9/15/2010 Jumbo Cargo, Inc. (7) Guilty Count 1. Not Guilty on counts 10 and 11. Spanish Interpreter present for Corporate Representative Emilio Gonzalez-Neira. Court Reporter: Joseph Millikan, 305-523-5588 / Joseph_Millikan@flsd.uscourts.gov (jh) (Entered: 09/16/2010)
09/15/2010224 NOTICE/ORDER OF SENTENCING as to Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. Sentencing set for 12/2/2010 04:30 PM in Miami Division before Judge Alan S. Gold. (jh) (Entered: 09/16/2010)
09/15/2010225 FACTUAL PROFFER STATEMENT (offense conduct) as to Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. (jh) (Entered: 09/17/2010)
09/27/2010226 ORDER SETTING HEARING as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Change of Plea Hearing set for 10/1/2010 03:15 PM in Miami Division before Judge Alan S. Gold. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 9/27/2010. (jh) (Entered: 09/27/2010)
09/30/2010227 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE Jared E. Dwyer appearing for USA. (Dwyer, Jared) (Entered: 09/30/2010)
10/01/2010232 NOTICE of filing CORPORATE RESOLUTION by Cedar Distributors, Inc. (jh) (Entered: 10/01/2010)
10/01/2010233 PLEA AGREEMENT as to Cedar Distributors, Inc. (jh) (Entered: 10/01/2010)
10/01/2010234 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Alan S. Gold: Change of Plea Hearing as to Cedar Distributors, Inc. held on 10/1/2010 Cedar Distributors, Inc. (3) Guilty Count 1, subsection (b). Not Guilty on counts 1, subsection (a); 10 and 11. Court Reporter: Joseph Millikan, 305-523-5588 / Joseph_Millikan@flsd.uscourts.gov (jh) (Entered: 10/01/2010)
10/01/2010235 NOTICE/ORDER OF SENTENCING as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. Sentencing set for 12/21/2010 04:30 PM in Miami Division before Judge Alan S. Gold. (jh) (Entered: 10/01/2010)
10/02/2010236 TRANSCRIPT of Plea Colloquy as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc. held on 10.01.10 before Judge Alan S. Gold, 1-21 pages, Court Reporter: Joseph Millikan, 305-523-5588 / Joseph_Millikan@flsd.uscourts.gov. The transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased from Mr. Millikan before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained either from Mr. Millikan or through PACER. Redaction Request due 10/26/2010. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 11/5/2010. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 1/3/2011. (jm) (Entered: 10/02/2010)
10/13/2010237 ORDER SETTING HEARING as to Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Change of Plea Hearing set for 10/20/2010 10:00 AM in Miami Division before Judge Alan S. Gold. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 10/13/2010. (jh) (Entered: 10/13/2010)
10/20/2010241 PLEA AGREEMENT as to Transamerica Express of Miami (jh) (Entered: 10/21/2010)
10/20/2010242 NOTICE of filing CORPORATE RESOLUTION by Transamerica Express of Miami (jh) (Entered: 10/21/2010)
10/20/2010243 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Alan S. Gold: Change of Plea Hearing as to Transamerica Express of Miami held on 10/20/2010 Transamerica Express of Miami (5) Guilty Count 1, subsection (b). Not Guilty on counts 1, subsection (a); and 2 through 9. Court Reporter: Joseph Millikan, 305-523-5588 / Joseph_Millikan@flsd.uscourts.gov (jh) (Entered: 10/21/2010)
10/21/2010244 NOTICE/ORDER OF SENTENCING as to Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami. Sentencing set for 1/21/2011 03:30 PM in Miami Division before Judge Alan S. Gold. (jh) (Entered: 10/21/2010)
11/02/2010246  MOTION for Forfeiture of Property Preliminary Order by USA as to Jumbo Cargo, Inc.. Responses due by 11/19/2010 (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Powell, Roger) (Entered: 11/02/2010)
11/02/2010248  MOTION for Forfeiture of Property Preliminary Order by USA as to Cedar Distributors, Inc.. Responses due by 11/19/2010 (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Powell, Roger) (Entered: 11/02/2010)
11/03/2010250  MOTION for Forfeiture of Property Preliminary Order by USA as to Transamerica Express of Miami. Responses due by 11/22/2010 (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Powell, Roger) (Entered: 11/03/2010)
11/03/2010251 PRELIMINARY ORDER OF FORFEITURE granting 248 Motion for Forfeiture of Property as to Cedar Distributors, Inc. (3). Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 11/3/2010. (jh) (Entered: 11/03/2010)
11/03/2010253 PRELIMINARY ORDER OF FORFEITURE granting 246 Motion for Forfeiture of Property as to Jumbo Cargo, Inc. (7). Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 11/3/2010. (jh) (Entered: 11/03/2010)
11/05/2010255 PRELIMINARY ORDER OF FORFEITURE granting 250 Motion for Forfeiture of Property as to Transamerica Express of Miami (5). Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 11/5/2010. (jh) (Entered: 11/05/2010)
11/08/2010257 NOTICE/ORDER RESETTING SENTENCING as to Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. Sentencing set for 1/21/2011 03:00 PM in Miami Division before Judge Alan S. Gold. (jh) (Entered: 11/08/2010)
11/10/2010258  MOTION to Continue Sentencing by Jumbo Cargo, Inc.. Responses due by 11/29/2010 (Markus, David) (Entered: 11/10/2010)
11/24/2010266 ORDER granting 258 Motion to Continue Sentencing as to Jumbo Cargo, Inc. (7). Sentencing reset to 02/08/2011 at 5:15 PM. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 11/24/2010. (jh) (Entered: 11/24/2010)
11/24/2010  Set/Reset Deadlines/Hearings as to Jumbo Cargo, Inc.: Sentencing set for 2/8/2011 05:15 PM in Miami Division before Judge Alan S. Gold. (jh) (Entered: 11/24/2010)
11/29/2010267 Acknowledgment of Service on 11/19/2010 by USA as to Samer Mehdi, Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. 2070 Sony PS2 Video Game Consoles (Powell, Roger) (Entered: 11/29/2010)
12/11/2010268 Unopposed MOTION to Travel by Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Tein, Michael) (Entered: 12/11/2010)
12/13/2010270 Clerks Notice to Filer re 268 Unopposed MOTION to Travel. Wrong Filer Name(s) Selected; ERROR - The correction was made by the Clerk and filing was re-docketed, see 269 . It is not necessary to refile this document. (asl) (Entered: 12/13/2010)
12/13/2010271 Unopposed MOTION to Continue Sentencing (Re-schedule Sentencing date) by Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira as to Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc.. Responses due by 12/30/2010 (Markus, David) (Entered: 12/13/2010)
12/17/2010275 ORDER RESCHEDULING HEARING granting 271 Motion to Continue Sentencing as to Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira (6), Jumbo Cargo, Inc. (7). Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 12/17/2010. (jh) (Entered: 12/17/2010)
12/17/2010  Set/Reset Deadlines/Hearings as to Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc.: Sentencing set for 1/4/2011 10:30 AM in Miami Division before Judge Alan S. Gold. (jh) (Entered: 12/17/2010)
12/28/2010279 SERVICE (Proof) by Publication by USA as to Transamerica Express of Miami Last Publication date 12/24/2010. Claims/Positions/Written Defenses/Answers/etc., due by 1/26/2011. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment 1)(Powell, Roger) (Entered: 12/28/2010)
12/28/2010280 SERVICE (Proof) by Publication by USA as to Jumbo Cargo, Inc. Last Publication date 12/23/2010. Claims/Positions/Written Defenses/Answers/etc., due by 1/25/2011. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment 1)(Powell, Roger) (Entered: 12/28/2010)
12/28/2010282 SERVICE (Proof) by Publication by USA as to Cedar Distributors, Inc. Last Publication date 12/18/2010. Claims/Positions/Written Defenses/Answers/etc., due by 1/20/2011. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment 1)(Powell, Roger) (Entered: 12/28/2010)
01/04/2011289 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Alan S. Gold: Sentencing held on 1/4/2011 as to Jumbo Cargo, Inc. Court Reporter: Joseph Millikan, 305-523-5588 / Joseph_Millikan@flsd.uscourts.gov (jh) (Entered: 01/04/2011)
01/04/2011292 JUDGMENT as to Jumbo Cargo, Inc. (7), Count(s) 1, Probation: 1 year non-reporting probation; Count(s) 10, 11, Dismissed. Assessment: $400.00. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 1/4/2011. (asl) (Entered: 01/05/2011)
01/14/2011294 Acknowledgment of Service on 11/23/2010 by USA as to Samer Mehdi, Khaled T. Safadi, Cedar Distributors, Inc., Ulises Talavera, Transamerica Express of Miami, Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. 400 Sony PS2 Video Game Consoles (Powell, Roger) (Entered: 01/14/2011)
01/15/2011295 TRANSCRIPT of Sentencing as to Emilio Jacinto Gonzalez-Neira, Jumbo Cargo, Inc. held on 01.04.11 before Judge Alan S. Gold, 1-12 pages, Court Reporter: Joseph A. Millikan, 305-523-5588 / Joseph_Millikan@flsd.uscourts.gov. The transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased from Mr. Millikan before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained either from Mr. Millikan or through PACER. Redaction Request due 2/8/2011. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 2/18/2011. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 4/18/2011. (jm) (Entered: 01/15/2011)
01/21/2011306 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Alan S. Gold: Sentencing held on 1/21/2011 as to Cedar Distributors, Inc.. Court Reporter: Joseph Millikan, 305-523-5588 / Joseph_Millikan@flsd.uscourts.gov (jh) (Entered: 01/24/2011)
01/21/2011308 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Alan S. Gold: Sentencing held on 1/21/2011 as to Transamerica Express of Miami. Court Reporter: Joseph Millikan, 305-523-5588 / Joseph_Millikan@flsd.uscourts.gov (jh) (Entered: 01/24/2011)
01/24/2011309 JUDGMENT as to Transamerica Express of Miami (5), Count(s) 1, Probation: 3 years.; Count(s) 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, Dismissed. Assessment: $400.00. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 1/24/2011. (asl) (Entered: 01/25/2011)
01/24/2011310 JUDGMENT as to Cedar Distributors, Inc. (3), Count(s) 1, Probation: 3 years.; Count(s) 10, 11, Dismissed. Assessment: $400.00. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 1/24/2011. (asl) (Entered: 01/25/2011)
01/26/2011314 Final MOTION for Forfeiture of Property by USA as to Jumbo Cargo, Inc.. Responses due by 2/14/2011 (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Powell, Roger) (Entered: 01/26/2011)
01/26/2011317 Final MOTION for Forfeiture of Property by USA as to Transamerica Express of Miami. Responses due by 2/14/2011 (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Powell, Roger) (Entered: 01/26/2011)
01/26/2011318 Final MOTION for Forfeiture of Property by USA as to Cedar Distributors, Inc.. Responses due by 2/14/2011 (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Powell, Roger) (Entered: 01/26/2011)
01/27/2011319 FINAL ORDER OF FORFEITURE granting 314 Motion for Forfeiture of Property as to Jumbo Cargo, Inc. (7). Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 1/27/2011. (jh) (Entered: 01/27/2011)
01/27/2011322 FINAL ORDER OF FORFEITURE granting 317 Motion for Forfeiture of Property as to Transamerica Express of Miami (5). Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 1/27/2011. (jh) (Entered: 01/27/2011)
01/27/2011323 FINAL ORDER OF FORFEITURE granting 318 Motion for Forfeiture of Property as to Cedar Distributors, Inc. (3). Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 1/27/2011. (jh) (Entered: 01/27/2011)
02/28/2011332 Return of Service Executed on 2/28/11 re 310 JUDGMENT as to Cedar Distributors, Inc. (3), Count(s) 1, Probation: 3 years.; Count(s) 10, 11, Dismissed. Assessment: $400.00. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 1/24/2011. (asl) Service information - No further action required by the U.S. Marshals Service (asl) (Entered: 03/01/2011)
02/28/2011333 Return of Service Executed on 2/28/11 re 309 JUDGMENT as to Transamerica Express of Miami (5), Count(s) 1, Probation: 3 years.; Count(s) 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, Dismissed. Assessment: $400.00. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 1/24/2011. (asl) Service information - No further action required by the U.S. Marshals Service (asl) (Entered: 03/01/2011)
02/28/2011334 Return of Service Executed on 2/28/11 re 292 JUDGMENT as to Jumbo Cargo, Inc. (7), Count(s) 1, Probation: 1 year non-reporting probation; Count(s) 10, 11, Dismissed. Assessment: $400.00. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 1/4/2011. (asl) Service information - No further action required by the U.S. Marshals Service (asl) (Entered: 03/01/2011)
04/06/2011339 Defendant's MOTION for Early Termination of Probation by Cedar Distributors, Inc.. Responses due by 4/25/2011 (Tein, Michael) (Entered: 04/06/2011)
04/08/2011340 ORDER Requiring Response(s) from AUSA and United States Probation Office as to Cedar Distributors, Inc. re 339 Defendant's MOTION for Early Termination of Probation filed by Cedar Distributors, Inc. Responses due by 4/28/2011. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 4/8/2011. (jh) (Entered: 04/08/2011)
04/08/2011  Set/Reset Deadlines re Motion or Report and Recommendation in case as to Cedar Distributors, Inc. 339 Defendant's MOTION for Early Termination of Probation. Responses due by 4/28/2011 (sk) (Entered: 04/11/2011)
04/21/2011341 RESPONSE to Motion by USA as to Cedar Distributors, Inc. re 339 Defendant's MOTION for Early Termination of Probation Replies due by 5/2/2011. (Dwyer, Jared) (Entered: 04/21/2011)
05/02/2011344 REPLY TO RESPONSE to Motion by Cedar Distributors, Inc. re 339 Defendant's MOTION for Early Termination of Probation (Tein, Michael) (Entered: 05/02/2011)
05/06/2011345 ORDER denying 339 Motion for Early Termination of Probation as to Cedar Distributors, Inc. (3). Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 5/6/2011. (jh) (Entered: 05/06/2011)
05/12/2011  SYSTEM ENTRY - Docket Entry 346 restricted/sealed until further notice. (jh) (Entered: 05/12/2011)
05/12/2011347  Probation Summons Issued 05/11/2011 in case as to Cedar Distributors, Inc. Defendant to appear before Duty Magistrate John O'Sullivan on 05/25/2011 at 1:30 PM (jh) (Entered: 05/12/2011)
05/19/2011  Arrest of Cedar Distributors, Inc. (ral) (Entered: 05/25/2011)
05/25/2011348 Probation Summons returned executed as to Cedar Distributors, Inc. re 347 Probation/Criminal Summons Issued (ral) (Entered: 05/25/2011)
05/25/2011349 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge John J. O'Sullivan: Initial Appearance re Revocation of Supervised Release as to Cedar Distributors, Inc. held on 5/25/2011 Appearance entered by Kathryn Ashley Meyers for Cedar Distributors, Inc. on behalf of defendant. Appointment of Attorney Kathryn Ashley Meyers for Cedar Distributors, Inc. (Digital 13-47-58.) (ch1) (Entered: 05/26/2011)
05/25/2011350 Order on Initial Appearance on Revocation of Probation/Supervised Release as to Cedar Distributors, Inc. for proceeding held on 5/25/2011.. Signed by Magistrate Judge John J. O'Sullivan on 5/25/2011. (ls) (Entered: 05/26/2011)
05/25/2011351 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: Kathryn Ashley Meyers appearing for Cedar Distributors, Inc. (ls) (Entered: 05/26/2011)
06/01/2011352 ORDER SETTING HEARING as to Cedar Distributors, Inc., Final Probation Revocation Hearing set for 7/13/2011 04:30 PM in Miami Division before Judge Alan S. Gold. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 6/1/2011. (jh) (Entered: 06/01/2011)
07/12/2011354 PAPERLESS NOTICE OF HEARING (REMINDER) as to Cedar Distributors, Inc. Final Probation Revocation Hearing set for 7/13/2011 04:30 PM in Miami Division before Judge Alan S. Gold. (jh) (Entered: 07/12/2011)
07/13/2011355 PAPERLESS Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Alan S. Gold: Final Probation Revocation Hearing as to Cedar Distributors, Inc. held on 7/13/2011. At the request of the parties the hearing is continued to 07/19/2011 at 10:30 AM. Spanish Interpreter present for Khaled T. Safadi, Designee for Cedar. PARTICIPANTS: AUSA Allyson Fritz, AUSA Jed Dwyer; Kathryn A. Meyers, Esquire; Matthew McGuane, Esquire; USPO Maria Pizzi. Court Reporter: Joseph Millikan, 305-523-5588 / Joseph_Millikan@flsd.uscourts.gov (jh) (Entered: 07/15/2011)
07/15/2011356 ORDER SETTING HEARING as to Cedar Distributors, Inc., Final Probation Revocation Hearing set for 7/19/2011 10:30 AM in Miami Division before Judge Alan S. Gold. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 7/15/2011. (jh) (Entered: 07/15/2011)
07/19/2011357 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Alan S. Gold: Final Probation Revocation Hearing as to Cedar Distributors, Inc. held on 7/19/2011. Spanish Interpreter present. Court Reporter: Joseph Millikan, 305-523-5588 / Joseph_Millikan@flsd.uscourts.gov (jh) (Additional attachment(s) added on 7/21/2011: # 1 Exhibit Approved Modification to Special Conditions 2 and 5) (jh). (Entered: 07/19/2011)
07/19/2011358 NOTICE of Filing by Cedar Distributors, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Cedar's Resolution to Dissolve)(Tein, Michael) (Entered: 07/19/2011)
07/19/2011359 NOTICE of Filing by Cedar Distributors, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Tamy Enterprise's Resolution to Accept Cedar's Term of Probation)(Tein, Michael) (Entered: 07/19/2011)
07/20/2011360 JUDGMENT for Revocation of Probation or Supervised Release as to Cedar Distributors, Inc. (3), term of probation reinstated with modifications, see order for complete details. ORIGINAL JUDGMENT: Count(s) 1, Probation: 3 years.; Count(s) 10, 11, Dismissed. Signed by Judge Alan S. Gold on 7/20/2011. (jh) (Entered: 07/20/2011)
08/19/2011365 NOTICE of Filing by Cedar Distributors, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Proposed Export Management and Compliance Program)(Tein, Michael) (Entered: 08/19/2011)
08/23/2011367 NOTICE of Non-Objection by Cedar Distributors, Inc. (Tein, Michael) (Entered: 08/23/2011)