CLOSED,APPEAL

U.S. District Court
Western District of Louisiana (Monroe)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 3:09-cr-00112-RGJ-KLH All Defendants


Case title: USA v. Pruett et al

Date Filed: 05/29/2009
Date Terminated: 06/15/2011

Assigned to: Chief Judge Robert G James
Referred to: Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes
Appeals court case number: 11-30572 5CCA

Defendant (1)
J Jeffrey Pruett
TERMINATED: 06/15/2011
represented byJ Jeffrey Pruett
2800 N 7th St
West Monroe, LA 71291
PRO SE

J Michael Small
Law Offices of J Michael Small
P O Box 1470
Alexandria, LA 71309
318-487-8963
Fax: 318-442-3062
Email: jmikesmall@aol.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Michael Allyn Stroud
Wiener Weiss & Madison
P O Box 21990
Shreveport, LA 71120-1990
318-226-9100
Fax: 318-424-5128
Email: astroud@wwmlaw.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

E J Hurst , II
6409 Fayetteville Rd Ste 120 PMB 326
Durham, NC 27713
859-361-8000
Fax: 866-876-7269
Email: jhurst108@gmail.com
PRO HAC VICE
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Jack Wright , Jr
1401 Hudson Ln Ste 209
Monroe, LA 71201
318-387-0993
Fax: 318-387-0925
Email: jackwrightjr@bellsouth.net
TERMINATED: 07/14/2009
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Bayou Galion - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Effluent Violations
(2)
Defendant to be imprisoned for 21 months on Counts 2, 5, 8, 11, 12, 13, and 15, and a term of 12 months on Count 14, all to run concurrently. The defendant shall pay a fine of $310,000.00 immediately to the U.S. Clerk of Court, jointly and severally with his co-defendants; Supervised Release for a term of 1 year on on Counts 2, 5, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15, to run concurrently; Special Assessment of $725.00
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Charmingdale Subdivision - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Effluent Violations
(5)
Defendant to be imprisoned for 21 months on Counts 2, 5, 8, 11, 12, 13, and 15, and a term of 12 months on Count 14, all to run concurrently. The defendant shall pay a fine of $310,000.00 immediately to the U.S. Clerk of Court, jointly and severally with his co-defendants; Supervised Release for a term of 1 year on on Counts 2, 5, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15, to run concurrently; Special Assessment of $725.00
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Donovan Woods and Daywood Subdivision - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Effluent Violations
(8)
Defendant to be imprisoned for 21 months on Counts 2, 5, 8, 11, 12, 13, and 15, and a term of 12 months on Count 14, all to run concurrently. The defendant shall pay a fine of $310,000.00 immediately to the U.S. Clerk of Court, jointly and severally with his co-defendants; Supervised Release for a term of 1 year on on Counts 2, 5, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15, to run concurrently; Special Assessment of $725.00
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Fleetwood Park Subdivision - Unpermitted Discharge, No monitoring results
(11)
Defendant to be imprisoned for 21 months on Counts 2, 5, 8, 11, 12, 13, and 15, and a term of 12 months on Count 14, all to run concurrently. The defendant shall pay a fine of $310,000.00 immediately to the U.S. Clerk of Court, jointly and severally with his co-defendants; Supervised Release for a term of 1 year on on Counts 2, 5, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15, to run concurrently; Special Assessment of $725.00
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Love Estates Subdivision - No monitoring results, Permit effluent violations
(12)
Defendant to be imprisoned for 21 months on Counts 2, 5, 8, 11, 12, 13, and 15, and a term of 12 months on Count 14, all to run concurrently. The defendant shall pay a fine of $310,000.00 immediately to the U.S. Clerk of Court, jointly and severally with his co-defendants; Supervised Release for a term of 1 year on on Counts 2, 5, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15, to run concurrently; Special Assessment of $725.00
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Love Estates Subdivision - No monitoring results, Permit effluent violations
(13)
Defendant to be imprisoned for 21 months on Counts 2, 5, 8, 11, 12, 13, and 15, and a term of 12 months on Count 14, all to run concurrently. The defendant shall pay a fine of $310,000.00 immediately to the U.S. Clerk of Court, jointly and severally with his co-defendants; Supervised Release for a term of 1 year on on Counts 2, 5, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15, to run concurrently; Special Assessment of $725.00
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Pine Bayou - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Permit effluent violations
(14)
Defendant to be imprisoned for 21 months on Counts 2, 5, 8, 11, 12, 13, and 15, and a term of 12 months on Count 14, all to run concurrently. The defendant shall pay a fine of $310,000.00 immediately to the U.S. Clerk of Court, jointly and severally with his co-defendants; Supervised Release for a term of 1 year on on Counts 2, 5, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15, to run concurrently; Special Assessment of $725.00
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Pine Bayou - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Permit effluent violations
(15)
Defendant to be imprisoned for 21 months on Counts 2, 5, 8, 11, 12, 13, and 15, and a term of 12 months on Count 14, all to run concurrently. The defendant shall pay a fine of $310,000.00 immediately to the U.S. Clerk of Court, jointly and severally with his co-defendants; Supervised Release for a term of 1 year on on Counts 2, 5, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15, to run concurrently; Special Assessment of $725.00

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Bayou Galion - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Effluent Violations
(1)
Dismissed by Order filed 1/3/11
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Bayou Galion - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Effluent Violations
(3)
Defendant found not guilty
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Charmingdale Subdivision - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Effluent Violations
(4)
Defendant found not guilty
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Charmingdale Subdivision - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Effluent Violations
(6)
Defendant found not guilty
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Donovan Woods and Daywood Subdivision - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Effluent Violations
(7)
Dismissed by Order filed 1/3/11
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Donovan Woods and Daywood Subdivision - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Effluent Violations
(9)
Defendant found not guilty
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Fleetwood Park Subdivision - Unpermitted Discharge, No monitoring results
(10)
Defendant found not guilty
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Pine Bayou - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Permit effluent violations
(16)
Defendant found not guilty
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Tanglewood Estates Subdivision - Operation with a permit,
(17)
Dismissed by Order filed 1/3/11

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None

Assigned to: Chief Judge Robert G James
Referred to: Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes
Appeals court case number: 11-30572 5CCA

Defendant (2)
Louisiana Land & Water Co
TERMINATED: 06/15/2011
represented byLouisiana Land & Water Co
2800 N 7th St
West Monroe, LA 71291
PRO SE

J Michael Small
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Michael Allyn Stroud
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Bayou Galion - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Effluent Violations
(2)
Defendant to pay a fine of $300,000; Special Assessment of $2,800.00 to be paid joint and several with J. Jeffery Pruett on counts 2,5,8,11,12,13 and 15. Defendant found not guilty on counts 3,4,6,9,10,14, and 16. Counts 1, 7 and 17 are dismissed.
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Bayou Galion - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Effluent Violations
(3)
Defendant to pay a fine of $300,000; Special Assessment of $2,800.00 to be paid joint and several with J. Jeffery Pruett on counts 2,5,8,11,12,13 and 15. Defendant found not guilty on counts 3,4,6,,10,14, and 16. Counts 1, 7 and 17 are dismissed.
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Charmingdale Subdivision - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Effluent Violations
(5)
Defendant to pay a fine of $300,000; Special Assessment of $2,800.00 to be paid joint and several with J. Jeffery Pruett on counts 2,5,8,11,12,13 and 15. Defendant found not guilty on counts 3,4,6,9,10,14, and 16. Counts 1, 7 and 17 are dismissed.
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Donovan Woods and Daywood Subdivision - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Effluent Violations
(8)
Defendant to pay a fine of $300,000; Special Assessment of $2,800.00 to be paid joint and several with J. Jeffery Pruett on counts 2,5,8,11,12,13 and 15. Defendant found not guilty on counts 3,4,6,9,10,14, and 16. Counts 1, 7 and 17 are dismissed.
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Fleetwood Park Subdivision - Unpermitted Discharge, No monitoring results
(11)
Defendant to pay a fine of $300,000; Special Assessment of $2,800.00 to be paid joint and several with J. Jeffery Pruett on counts 2,5,8,11,12,13 and 15. Defendant found not guilty on counts 3,4,6,9,10,14, and 16. Counts 1, 7 and 17 are dismissed.
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Love Estates Subdivision - No monitoring results, Permit effluent violations
(12)
Defendant to pay a fine of $300,000; Special Assessment of $2,800.00 to be paid joint and several with J. Jeffery Pruett on counts 2,5,8,11,12,13 and 15. Defendant found not guilty on counts 3,4,6,9,10,14, and 16. Counts 1, 7 and 17 are dismissed.
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Love Estates Subdivision - No monitoring results, Permit effluent violations
(13)
Defendant to pay a fine of $300,000; Special Assessment of $2,800.00 to be paid joint and several with J. Jeffery Pruett on counts 2,5,8,11,12,13 and 15. Defendant found not guilty on counts 3,4,6,9,10,14, and 16. Counts 1, 7 and 17 are dismissed.
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Pine Bayou - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Permit effluent violations
(15)
Defendant to pay a fine of $300,000; Special Assessment of $2,800.00 to be paid joint and several with J. Jeffery Pruett on counts 2,5,8,11,12,13 and 15. Defendant found not guilty on counts 3,4,6,9,10,14, and 16. Counts 1, 7 and 17 are dismissed.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Bayou Galion - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Effluent Violations
(1)
Dismissed by Order filed 1/3/11
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Charmingdale Subdivision - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Effluent Violations
(4)
Defendant to pay a fine of $300,000; Special Assessment of $2,800.00 to be paid joint and several with J. Jeffery Pruett on counts 2,5,8,11,12,13 and 15. Defendant found not guilty on counts 3,4,6,9,10,14, and 16. Counts 1, 7 and 17 are dismissed.
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Charmingdale Subdivision - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Effluent Violations
(6)
Defendant to pay a fine of $300,000; Special Assessment of $2,800.00 to be paid joint and several with J. Jeffery Pruett on counts 2,5,8,11,12,13 and 15. Defendant found not guilty on counts 3,4,6,9,10,14, and 16. Counts 1, 7 and 17 are dismissed.
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Donovan Woods and Daywood Subdivision - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Effluent Violations
(7)
Dismissed by Order filed 1/3/11
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Donovan Woods and Daywood Subdivision - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Effluent Violations
(9)
Defendant to pay a fine of $300,000; Special Assessment of $2,800.00 to be paid joint and several with J. Jeffery Pruett on counts 2,5,8,11,12,13 and 15. Defendant found not guilty on counts 3,4,6,9,10,14, and 16. Counts 1, 7 and 17 are dismissed.
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Fleetwood Park Subdivision - Unpermitted Discharge, No monitoring results
(10)
Defendant to pay a fine of $300,000; Special Assessment of $2,800.00 to be paid joint and several with J. Jeffery Pruett on counts 2,5,8,11,12,13 and 15. Defendant found not guilty on counts 3,4,6,9,10,14, and 16. Counts 1, 7 and 17 are dismissed.
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Pine Bayou - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Permit effluent violations
(14)
Defendant to pay a fine of $300,000; Special Assessment of $2,800.00 to be paid joint and several with J. Jeffery Pruett on counts 2,5,8,11,12,13 and 15. Defendant found not guilty on counts 3,4,6,9,10,14, and 16. Counts 1, 7 and 17 are dismissed.
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Pine Bayou - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Permit effluent violations
(16)
Defendant to pay a fine of $300,000; Special Assessment of $2,800.00 to be paid joint and several with J. Jeffery Pruett on counts 2,5,8,11,12,13 and 15. Defendant found not guilty on counts 3,4,6,9,10,14, and 16. Counts 1, 7 and 17 are dismissed.
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Tanglewood Estates Subdivision - Operation with a permit,
(17)
Dismissed by Order filed 1/3/11

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None

Assigned to: Chief Judge Robert G James
Referred to: Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes
Appeals court case number: 11-30572 5CCA

Defendant (3)
L W C Management Co Inc
TERMINATED: 06/15/2011
represented byL W C Management Co Inc
2800 N 7th St
West Monroe, LA 71291
PRO SE

J Michael Small
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Michael Allyn Stroud
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Love Estates Subdivision - No monitoring results, Permit effluent violations
(13)
Defendant to pay a fine of $240,000 and a Special Assessment of $400.00 to be paid joint and several with co-defendants.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Bayou Galion - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Effluent Violations
(1)
Dismissed by Order filed 1/3/11
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Bayou Galion - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Effluent Violations
(2)
Defendant found not guilty
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Bayou Galion - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Effluent Violations
(3)
Defendant found not guilty
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Charmingdale Subdivision - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Effluent Violations
(4)
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Charmingdale Subdivision - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Effluent Violations
(5)
Defendant found not guilty
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Charmingdale Subdivision - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Effluent Violations
(6)
Defendant found not guilty
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Donovan Woods and Daywood Subdivision - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Effluent Violations
(7)
Dismissed by Order filed 1/3/11
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Donovan Woods and Daywood Subdivision - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Effluent Violations
(8)
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Donovan Woods and Daywood Subdivision - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Effluent Violations
(9)
Defendant found not guilty
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Fleetwood Park Subdivision - Unpermitted Discharge, No monitoring results
(10)
Defendant found not guilty
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Fleetwood Park Subdivision - Unpermitted Discharge, No monitoring results
(11)
Defendant found not guilty
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Love Estates Subdivision - No monitoring results, Permit effluent violations
(12)
Defendant found not guilty
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Pine Bayou - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Permit effluent violations
(14)
Defendant found not guilty
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Pine Bayou - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Permit effluent violations
(15)
Defendant found not guilty
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Pine Bayou - Failure to provide proper operation and maintenance, No monitoring results, Permit effluent violations
(16)
Defendant found not guilty
POLLUTANT DISCHARGES ILLEGAL - Tanglewood Estates Subdivision - Operation with a permit,
(17)
Dismissed by Order filed 1/3/11

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byEarl M Campbell
U S Attorneys Office (SHV)
300 Fannin St Ste 3201
Shreveport, LA 71101-3068
318-676-3600
Fax: 318-676-3663
Email: earl.campbell@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Ramsay Clay McCullough
U S Attorneys Office (SHV)
300 Fannin St Ste 3201
Shreveport, LA 71101-3068
318-676-3614
Fax: 318-676-3642
Email: ramsay.mccullough@usdoj.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Thomas C Walsh , Jr
D A's Office 9th J D C
P O Drawer 1472
Alexandria, LA 71309
318-473-6650
Fax: 442-9296
Email: walsh.tom@epa.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
05/29/2009INDICTMENT as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1) count(s) 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-11, 12-13, 14-16, 17, Louisiana Land & Water Company (2) count(s) 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-11, 12-13, 14-16, 17, LWC Management Company Inc (3) count(s) 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-11, 12-13, 14-16, 17. (crt,Meuleman, A) Modified on 6/4/2009 to remove sealed status (Meuleman, A). (Entered: 06/01/2009)
05/29/2009INDICTMENT WITH SIGNATURE filed under seal as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Company, LWC Management Company Inc (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 06/01/2009)
05/29/2009DEFENDANT INFORMATION SHEET filed under seal as to J Jeffrey Pruett (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 06/01/2009)
05/29/2009DEFENDANT INFORMATION SHEET filed under seal as to Louisiana Land & Water Company (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 06/01/2009)
05/29/2009DEFENDANT INFORMATION SHEET filed under seal as to LWC Management Company Inc (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 06/01/2009)
05/29/2009ORAL MOTION to Seal Indictment by USA as to J Jeffrey Pruett. Motions referred to Karen L Hayes.(crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 06/01/2009)
05/29/2009MINUTES for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Mark L Hornsby: granting 6 Oral Motion to Seal Indictment as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1); GRAND JURY REPORT as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Company, LWC Management Company Inc; sealed indictment; warrants to issue by EPA. (Court Reporter: FTR Digital) (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 06/01/2009)
06/03/2009  NOTICE of Corrective Action regarding 20 Order. Action taken: Entry modified to reflect that order grants document 17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response/ Reply and not Document 15 Motion to Modify Conditions of Release. The Motion to Modify Conditions of Release is still pending before this court. (crt,Brown, A) (Entered: 07/06/2009)
06/04/2009  INDICTMENT UNSEALED as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 06/04/2009)
06/04/2009MINUTES for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes: INITIAL APPEARANCE as to J Jeffrey Pruett held on 6/4/2009; Arraignment set for 6/25/2009 01:30 PM in Monroe, 3rd floor before Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes. Added attorney J Michael Small for J Jeffrey Pruett, Jack Wright, Jr standing in for J. Michael Small for J Jeffrey Pruett. Government not moving to detain defendant; released on conditions. (Court Reporter: FTR Digital) (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 06/04/2009)
06/04/200910 APPEARANCE BOND Entered as to J Jeffrey Pruett in amount of $ $25,000.00. Signed by Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes on 6/4/09. (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 06/04/2009)
06/04/200911 ORDER Setting Conditions of Release as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1) $25,000.00. Signed by Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes on 6/4/09. (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 06/04/2009)
06/04/200913 RECEIPT FOR Surrender of Passport as to J Jeffrey Pruett Passport Number 083483321 (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 06/05/2009)
06/05/200912  ORIGINAL NOTICE REGARDING US Passport - PS40 re: Passport Number 083483321 as to J Jeffrey Pruett. Notice forwarded to the U S Department of State (crt,Darnell, C) (Entered: 06/05/2009)
06/17/200914 ARREST WARRANT Returned Executed on 6/4/09 in case as to J Jeffrey Pruett and document filed under seal. (crt,Brown, A) (Entered: 06/19/2009)
06/24/200915  MOTION to Modify Conditions of Release (Pretrial) by USA as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order)(aty,Campbell, Earl) (Entered: 06/24/2009)
06/24/2009  Motions Transferred as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc regarding 15 MOTION to Modify Conditions of Release (Pretrial). Motions referred to Karen L Hayes. (crt,Brown, A) (Entered: 06/25/2009)
06/25/200916  MOTION for J. Michael Small and M. Allyn Stroud to Enroll as Counsel by J Jeffrey Pruett as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc. Motions referred to Karen L Hayes. (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order)(aty,Small, J) (Entered: 06/25/2009)
06/26/200917 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply as to 15 Motion to Modify Conditions of Release by J Jeffrey Pruett as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc re 15 MOTION to Modify Conditions of Release (Pretrial) (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order)(aty,Small, J) Modified on 6/29/2009 to properly identify document as a motion (Brown, A). (Entered: 06/26/2009)
06/26/200918 MINUTES for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes : ARRAIGNMENT as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1) Count 1-3,4-6,7-9,10-11,12-13,14-16,17 and Louisiana Land & Water Co (2) Count 1-3,4-6,7-9,10-11,12-13,14-16,17 and L W C Management Co Inc (3) Count 1-3,4-6,7-9,10-11,12-13,14-16,17 held on 6/26/2009. PLEA ENTERED by Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc and J Jeffrey Pruett: Not Guilty on all counts. Status Conference set for 7/9/2009 09:30 AM in by phone before Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes. Counsel for Government shall initiate the call. (Court Reporter: FTR Digital) (crt,Brown, A) Modified on 6/30/2009 to correct name of presiding Judge(Brown, A). (Entered: 06/29/2009)
06/26/2009  Motions Transferred as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc regarding 17 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply. Motions referred to Karen L Hayes. (crt,Brown, A) (Entered: 06/30/2009)
06/29/200919 ORDER granting 16 Motion to Enroll Counsel J Michael Small for J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co and L W C Management Co Inc, Ansel Martin Stroud, III for Louisiana Land & Water Co and L W C Management Co Inc. Signed by Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes on 6/29/09. (crt,Brown, A) (Entered: 07/01/2009)
06/29/2009  NOTICE of Corrective Action to Ansel Martin Stroud, III on behalf of J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc regarding 19 Order on Motion to Enroll Counsel. Action taken: Attorney Ansel Martin Stroud, III removed as his name was incorrectly added to the case. M. Allyn Stroud added to case per Order doc 19 . (crt,Brown, A) (Entered: 07/01/2009)
06/30/200920 ORDER granting 17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply as to 15 Motion to Modify Conditions of Release . Deadline for defendant's response to the motion will be set at the telephone status conference previously scheduled herein. Signed by Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes on 6/30/09. (crt,Brown, A) Modified on 7/6/2009 to properly identify that order grants document #17. (Entered: 07/01/2009)
07/02/200921  MOTION for Discovery and Inspection by J Jeffrey Pruett as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc. Motions referred to Karen L Hayes. (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order, # 2 Memorandum / Brief)(aty,Small, J) (Entered: 07/02/2009)
07/02/200922  MOTION for Hearing Regarding any Statements of Co-Conspirators by J Jeffrey Pruett as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc. Motions referred to Karen L Hayes. (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order, # 2 Memorandum / Brief)(aty,Small, J) (Entered: 07/02/2009)
07/02/200923  MOTION and Combined Memorandum for Production of Exculpatory and Impeachment Material by J Jeffrey Pruett as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc. Motions referred to Karen L Hayes. (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order)(aty,Small, J) (Entered: 07/02/2009)
07/02/200924  MOTION to Compel Pretrial Disclosure of 404(b) Evidence by J Jeffrey Pruett as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc. Motions referred to Karen L Hayes. (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order, # 2 Memorandum / Brief)(aty,Small, J) (Entered: 07/02/2009)
07/09/200925 MINUTES for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes: STATUS CONFERENCE as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc held on 7/9/2009; No discovery disputes anticipated, but discovery is extremely voluminous. In addition, the government intends to seek a superseding indictment to correct the dates in one count of the original. Regarding 404(b) evidence, the government anticipates the use of same, and notes that additional discovery will be produced with the notice. Government ordered to file any 404(b) notice on or before October 9, 2009. Defendants substantive motion deadline set for September 11, 2009. However, defendants will have an additional 30 days from receipt of the 404(b) notice to file any additional motions related thereto. The government's response will be due 15 days after receipt of any motion. ORDERS granting 21 Motion for Discovery as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1), Louisiana Land & Water Co (2), L W C Management Co Inc (3); granting 22 Motion for Hearing as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1), Louisiana Land & Water Co (2), L W C Management Co Inc (3); granting 23 Motion as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1), Louisiana Land & Water Co (2), L W C Management Co Inc (3); granting 24 Motion to Compel as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1), Louisiana Land & Water Co (2), L W C Management Co Inc (3); All motions granted to the extent required by Rule 16 and the applicable law. Trial anticipated to last 3 to 3 1/2 weeks. Due to the extremely voluminous discovery and the crowded trial schedules of the court and counsel, it is in the best interest of justice to set trial well beyond the speedy trial delays. In addition, defense counsel noted that they will be filing a waiver of speedy trial next week. After consultation with Judge James, the following dates are set: ( Jury Trial set for 8/17/2010 09:00 AM in Monroe, 2nd floor before Chief Judge Robert G James., Pretrial Conference set for 7/15/2010 09:30 AM before Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes., Plea Agreement due by 7/15/2010., Motions due by 9/11/2009.) Finally, the defendants' response to the pending motion for modification of the conditions of release is set for July 24, 2009. Government's reply due by August 3, 2009. (jud,Hayes, Karen) (Entered: 07/09/2009)
07/09/200926  MOTION to Waive Speedy Trial by J Jeffrey Pruett as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc. Motions referred to Karen L Hayes. (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order, # 2 Affidavit)(aty,Small, J) (Entered: 07/09/2009)
07/13/200927  MOTION to Withdraw Jack Wright, Jr. as Attorney by J Jeffrey Pruett as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc. Motions referred to Karen L Hayes. (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order)(aty,Wright, Jack) (Entered: 07/13/2009)
07/13/200928 ORDER granting 26 Motion to Waive Speedy Trial as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1), Louisiana Land & Water Co (2), L W C Management Co Inc (3). Signed by Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes on 7/13/09. (crt,Brown, A) (Entered: 07/13/2009)
07/14/200929 ORDER granting 27 Motion to Withdraw as Attorney. Jack Wright, Jr withdrawn from case as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1). Signed by Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes on 7/14/09. (crt,Brown, A) (Entered: 07/15/2009)
07/23/200930  MOTION for Extension of Time to Resond to Government's Motion to Modify Conditions of Pretrial Release by J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc. Motions referred to Karen L Hayes. (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order)(aty,Stroud, Michael) (Entered: 07/23/2009)
07/30/200931 ORDER granting 30 Motion for Extension of Time as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1), Louisiana Land & Water Co (2), L W C Management Co Inc (3). Extension granted until 7/31/09 to respond to the government's motion to modify conditions of pretrial release. Signed by Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes on 7/30/09. (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 07/31/2009)
07/31/200932 RESPONSE to Motion by J Jeffrey Pruett as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc re 15 MOTION to Modify Conditions of Release (Pretrial) (aty,Stroud, Michael) (Entered: 07/31/2009)
08/10/200933 ORDER TO MODIFY CONDITIONS OF PRETRIAL RELEASE granting 15 Motion to Modify Conditions of Release as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1), Louisiana Land & Water Co (2), L W C Management Co Inc (3). Signed by Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes on 8/10/09. (crt,Brown, A) (Entered: 08/10/2009)
09/10/200934 Joint MOTION for Extension of Deadlines for Pretrial Motions and FRE 404(b) Notice by USA as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc. Motions referred to Karen L Hayes. (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order)(aty,Campbell, Earl) (Entered: 09/10/2009)
09/11/200935 ORDER granting 34 Motion for Extension of Time as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1), Louisiana Land & Water Co (2), L W C Management Co Inc (3). IT IS ORDERED that the Joint Request be GRANTED. The deadline for thedefense substantive motions shall be reset 3/11/2010. The deadline forthe governments FRE 404(b) Notice shall be reset 4/9/2010. The defendants will have an additional 30 days from receipt of the FRE 404(b) notice tofile any additional motions related thereto. The government's response will be due 15 days after receipt of any motion. Signed by Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes on 9/11/09. (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 09/14/2009)
09/11/2009  Set/Reset Deadlines as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc: Motions reset to 3/11/2010. (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 09/14/2009)
03/08/201036  MOTION for Extension of Time to File Substantive Motions by J Jeffrey Pruett as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc. Motions referred to Karen L Hayes. (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order)(aty,Small, J) (Entered: 03/08/2010)
03/09/201037 ORDER granting 36 Motion for Extension of Time as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1), Louisiana Land & Water Co (2), L W C Management Co Inc (3).Substantive Motions extended to 5/21/2010. Signed by Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes on 3/9/10. (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 03/09/2010)
04/08/201038  MOTION for Extension of DEADLINE FOR FRE 404(b) NOTICE (UNOPPOSED REQUEST) by USA as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc. Motions referred to Karen L Hayes. (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order)(aty,Campbell, Earl) (Entered: 04/08/2010)
04/14/201039 ORDER granting 38 Motion for Extension of Time as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1), Louisiana Land & Water Co (2), L W C Management Co Inc (3). The deadline for the governments FRE 404(b) Notice shall be reset to 4/30/10. The defendants will have an additional 30 days from receipt of the FRE 404(b) notice to file any additional motions related thereto. Signed by Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes on 4/14/10. (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 04/14/2010)
04/21/201040 MINUTE ENTRY as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc: Trial in this matter is set for 8/17/10 and is anticipated to last between 3 and 3-1/2 weeks. The Cour reminds counsel that it considers this trial date a firm setting, and defendant should be prepared to go to trial with one or both of his retained attorneys on that date. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 4/21/10. (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 04/21/2010)
04/30/201041 NOTICE of Intent to Introduce Collateral Bad Acts Under Federal Rules of Evidence 404(b) by USA as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc (aty,Campbell, Earl) (Entered: 04/30/2010)
05/18/201042  MOTION for Extension of Time to File Substantive Motions by J Jeffrey Pruett as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc. Motions referred to Karen L Hayes. (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order)(aty,Small, J) (Entered: 05/18/2010)
05/26/201043 ORDER granting 42 Motion for Extension of Time as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1), Louisiana Land & Water Co (2), L W C Management Co Inc (3). Motions deadline extended to 6/21/2010. Signed by Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes on 5/26/10. (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 05/26/2010)
06/07/201044 MEMORANDUM ORDER as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc: IT IS ORDERED that trial in this matter is CONTINUED WITHOUT DATE. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a Scheduling Conference set for 6/14/2010 03:00 PM by phone before Chief Judge Robert G James. Counsel for Government shall initiate the call. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 6/7/10. (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 06/07/2010)
06/14/201045 MINUTES for proceedings held before Chief Judge Robert G James: TELEPHONE SCHEDULING CONFERENCE as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc held on 6/14/2010; Pretrial Conference set for 12/9/2010 10:00 AM before Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes. Any plea agreement must also be reached by 12/9/10. The substantive motions deadline has passed. If the parties need an extension of this deadline, they should file the appropriate motion. Jury Trial reset for 1/10/2011 09:00 AM in Monroe Court House before Chief Judge Robert G James. The trial is expected to last between three and three and one-half weeks. (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 06/16/2010)
06/17/201046  MOTION for Extension of Time to File Substantive Motions by J Jeffrey Pruett as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc. Motions referred to Karen L Hayes. (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order)(aty,Small, J) (Entered: 06/17/2010)
06/21/201047 ORDER granting 46 Motion for Extension of Time as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1), Louisiana Land & Water Co (2), L W C Management Co Inc (3). Motions deadline extended to 11/12/2010. Signed by Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes on 6/21/10. (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 06/21/2010)
09/23/201048  MOTION for Thomas C. Walsh, Jr. to Enroll as Counsel by USA as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc. Motions referred to Karen L Hayes. (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order)(aty,Walsh, Thomas) (Entered: 09/23/2010)
09/27/201049 ORDER granting 48 Motion to Enroll Counsel. Tom Walsh enrolled as counsel of record for USA. Signed by Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes on 9/27/10. (crt,Brown, A) (Entered: 09/28/2010)
12/07/201050 MINUTE ENTRY as to J Jeffrey Pruett, L W C Management Co Inc: The court has been notified by counsel that they have agreed to an extension of the plea deadline. Given the approaching trial date and the upcoming holidays, defendants must enter a guilty plea, if they wish to do so, no later than 12/23/10. ( Plea Agreement due by 12/23/2010.). Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 12/7/10. (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 12/07/2010)
12/09/201051 MINUTES for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Karen L Hayes: PRETRIAL CONFERENCE as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc held on 12/9/2010. (crt,Williams, L) Modified on 12/10/2010 to reflect pdf of Minutes is attached doc 52 Notice of Corrective Action(Williams, L). (Entered: 12/10/2010)
12/09/2010  Set/Reset Deadlines as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc: Foreseeable Issues, Voir Dire and Pattern Jury Instructions due by 12/30/2010. (crt,Williams, L) (Entered: 12/10/2010)
12/09/201052 NOTICE of Corrective Action regarding 51 Minutes of Pretrial Conference Action taken: Docket entry modified to reflect that pdf of Minutes inadvertently omitted from doc 51. The same is attached and made a part hereof. (crt,Williams, L) (Entered: 12/10/2010)
12/14/201053  MOTION to Continue Trial Date by J Jeffrey Pruett as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc. Motions referred to Karen L Hayes. (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order, # 2 Affidavit)(aty,Small, J) (Entered: 12/14/2010)
12/14/2010  Motions Transferred as to J Jeffrey Pruett regarding 53 MOTION to Continue Trial Date. Motions referred to Robert G James. (crt,Bray, K) (Entered: 12/15/2010)
12/15/201054 ORDER denying 53 Motion to Continue as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1), Louisiana Land & Water Co (2) and L W C Management Co Inc (3). Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 12/15/10. (crt,Dickerson, D) (Entered: 12/15/2010)
12/23/201055  MOTION in Limine by J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order)(aty,Stroud, Michael) (Entered: 12/23/2010)
12/28/201056  MOTION to Dismiss Counts One, Seven and Seventeen by USA as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order)(aty,Campbell, Earl) (Entered: 12/28/2010)
12/29/201057 PROPOSED JURY INSTRUCTIONS (Pattern Charges, Special Charges and Verdict Form) by J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc (aty,Stroud, Michael) (Entered: 12/29/2010)
12/29/201058 PROPOSED VOIR DIRE by USA as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc (aty,Campbell, Earl) (Entered: 12/29/2010)
12/29/201059 PROPOSED VOIR DIRE by J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc (aty,Stroud, Michael) (Entered: 12/29/2010)
12/30/201060 PROPOSED JURY INSTRUCTIONS by USA as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc (aty,Campbell, Earl) (Entered: 12/30/2010)
12/30/201061 PROPOSED (VERDICT FORM) by USA as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc (aty,Campbell, Earl) Modified on 1/4/2011 to edit text (Meuleman, A). (Entered: 12/30/2010)
01/03/201162 ORDER granting 56 Motion to Dismiss as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1), Louisiana Land & Water Co (2), L W C Management Co Inc (3). IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the remaining counts of the Indictment be re-numbered as to avoid confusion to the jury. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 12/30/10. (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/03/2011)
01/03/201163 REPLY TO RESPONSE to Motion by Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc as to J Jeffrey Pruett re 55 MOTION in Limine (aty,Stroud, Michael) (Entered: 01/03/2011)
01/03/201164 PROPOSED VOIR DIRE by J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc (aty,Stroud, Michael) (Entered: 01/03/2011)
01/04/201165 TRIAL BRIEF by USA as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc (aty,Campbell, Earl) (Entered: 01/04/2011)
01/04/201166 NOTICE OF SUPPLEMENTAL 404(b) AUTHORITY by USA as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc (Attachments: # 1 Exhibits)(aty,Campbell, Earl) (Entered: 01/04/2011)
01/05/201167 REPLY TO RESPONSE to Motion by J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc re 55 MOTION in Limine (Second Reply) (aty,Stroud, Michael) (Entered: 01/05/2011)
01/10/201168  MOTION in Limine To Preclude Proposed Expert Testimony by USA as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum / Brief, # 2 Exhibits, # 3 Text of proposed order)(aty,Campbell, Earl) (Entered: 01/10/2011)
01/11/201169 RESPONSE in Opposition by J Jeffrey Pruett as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc re 68 MOTION in Limine To Preclude Proposed Expert Testimony (aty,Small, J) (Entered: 01/11/2011)
01/11/201170 RULING as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc re 68 MOTION in Limine To Preclude Proposed Expert Testimony filed by USA: The Motion is GRANTED IN PART and DENIED IN PART as to Defendants expert, Dutill. Dutill will be permitted to testify at trial,but his testimony will be limited by the Courts Ruling as set forth above. The motion is GRANTED as to Defendants expert, Hartman, and his testimony is excluded from trial. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 1/11/11. (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/12/2011)
01/11/201171 ORDER granting in part and denying in part 68 Motion in Limine as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1), Louisiana Land & Water Co (2), L W C Management Co Inc (3). The Motion is GRANTED IN PART and DENIED IN PART as to Defendants expert, Charles R. Dutill (Dutill). Dutill will be permitted to testify at trial, but his testimony will be limited as set forth in the Courts Ruling. The motion is GRANTED as to Defendants expert, Gerald C. Hartman, and his testimony is excluded from trial. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 1/11/11. (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/12/2011)
01/11/201172 MINUTES for proceedings held before Chief Judge Robert G James: JURY TRIAL Day 1 as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc held on 1/11/2011; Trial will resume at 9:00 A.M. Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 9:00 A.M. (Court Reporter: Debbie Lowery) (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/12/2011)
01/11/201173 PEREMPTORY CHALLENGES filed under seal by USA, J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/12/2011)
01/12/201174 MINUTES for proceedings held before Chief Judge Robert G James: JURY TRIAL Day 2 as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc held on 1/12/2011; The jury was dismissed and told to return at 8:20 A.M., Thursday, January 13, 2011. (Court Reporter: Debbie Lowery) (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/12/2011)
01/12/201175 RULING as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc re 55 MOTION in Limine filed by Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc, J Jeffrey Pruett. The Motion is DENIED as to uncharged alleged violations of the Clean Water Act by Defendants' wastewater facilities named in the Indictment. The Motion is DENIED AS MOOT as to uncharged alleged violations of the SDWA by defendants' water treatment facilities. The Court reserves ruling on that portion of Defendants' Motion in Limine on uncharged CWA violations by facilities not named in the Indictment. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 1/12/11. (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/12/2011)
01/12/201176 ORDER DENIED IN PART and DENIED AS MOOT 55 Motion in Limine as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1), Louisiana Land & Water Co (2), L W C Management Co Inc (3).. The Motion is DENIED as to uncharged alleged violations of the Clean Water Act by Defendants' wastewater facilities named in the Indictment. The Motion is DENIED AS MOOT as to uncharged alleged violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act by Defendants' water treatment facilities. The Court reserves ruling on that portion of Defendants' Motion in Limine on uncharged CWA violations by facilities not named in the Indictment. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 1/12/11. (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/12/2011)
01/13/201177 MINUTES for proceedings held before Chief Judge Robert G James: JURY TRIAL Day 3 as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc held on 1/13/2011; Argument was held on the record after the jury left considering an objection to Mr. Smiths testimony. The matter was taken under advisement. Trial will resume at 8:30 A.M., Friday, January 14, 2011. (Court Reporter: Debbie Lowery) (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/14/2011)
01/13/201178 FACTUAL STIPULATIONS by USA, J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/14/2011)
01/14/201179 MINUTES for proceedings held before Chief Judge Robert G James: JURY TRIAL Day 4 as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc held on 1/14/2011; Before Jury was brought in, additional argument on objection of Mr. Smiths testimony was held. Trial will resume Tuesday, January 18, 2011, at 8:30 A.M. (Court Reporter: Debbie Lowery) (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/14/2011)
01/14/201180 RULING as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc re 55 MOTION in Limine filed by Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc, J Jeffrey Pruett: For the reasons set forth in the Court's January 12, 2011 75 Ruling and this Ruling, Defendants' Motion in Limine is GRANTED IN PART and DENIED IN PART as set forth above. As previously expressed in conference, the Court will reconsider the introduction of evidence with regard to particular instances based on developments in the testimony and evidence. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 1/14/11. (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/14/2011)
01/14/201181 ORDER as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc re 55 MOTION in Limine filed by Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc, J Jeffrey Pruett: IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the remaining portion of Defendants' Motion in Limine to Determine Admissibility of Uncharged Conduct Evidence (doc no 55) not previously ruled on by the Court is GRANTED IN PART and DENIED IN PART as forth in the Ruling. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 1/14/11. (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/14/2011)
01/18/201182 MINUTES for proceedings held before Chief Judge Robert G James: JURY TRIAL Day 5 as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc held on 1/18/2011; The Court orally read their ruling regarding additional 404(b) evidence into the record. Court will resume Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 8:30 A.M. (Court Reporter: Debbie Lowery) (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/19/2011)
01/19/201183 ORAL MOTION for Rule 29 Acquittal by J Jeffrey Pruett. (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/19/2011)
01/19/201184 MINUTES for proceedings held before Chief Judge Robert G James: JURY TRIAL Day 6 as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc held on 1/19/2011; Argument on the Rule 29 Motion will be held at a later time. Court will resume Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 8:30 A.M. (Court Reporter: Debbie Lowery) (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/19/2011)
01/20/201185  MOTION in Limine to Exclude Work Orders by USA as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc. (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/21/2011)
01/20/201186 MINUTES for proceedings held before Chief Judge Robert G James: mooting 85 Motion in Limine as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1), Louisiana Land & Water Co (2), L W C Management Co Inc (3); JURY TRIAL Day 7 as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc held on 1/20/2011. Court will resume Friday, January 21, 2011 at 9:00 A.M. Charge conference held after jury let go for the day. (Court Reporter: Debbie Lowery) (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/21/2011)
01/21/201187 MINUTES for proceedings held before Chief Judge Robert G James: JURY TRIAL Day 8 as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc held on 1/21/2011; Another Charge Conference held this date. Closing arguments will begin Monday, January 24, 2011, at 9:00 A.M. (Court Reporter: Debbie Lowery) (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/21/2011)
01/21/201188 MINUTES for proceedings held before Chief Judge Robert G James: IN CHAMBERS CONFERENCE as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc held on 1/21/2011; see image associated with MINUTES of JURY TRIAL, day 8. (Court Reporter: Debbie Lowery) (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/21/2011)
01/24/201189 MINUTES for proceedings held before Chief Judge Robert G James: denying 83 Re-urged Motion for Acquittal as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1); JURY TRIAL Day 9 as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc held on 1/24/2011; Stipulation read into the record regarding a determination about the number of days of the violation for potential fine purposes. Jury advised the court that they wanted to go home for the night and start fresh in the morning. Deliberations will resume Tuesday, January 25, 2011, at 8:30 a.m. (Court Reporter: Debbie Lowery) (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/26/2011)
01/24/201193 EXHIBIT LIST by USA as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/26/2011)
01/24/201194 JURY INSTRUCTIONS as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/26/2011)
01/25/201190 MINUTES for proceedings held before Chief Judge Robert G James: JURY TRIAL Day 10 as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc held on 1/25/2011; Defendant J. Jeffrey Pruett was found guilty on Counts 1, 4, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12 & 13 and not guilty on Counts 2, 3, 5, 7, 8 & 14. Louisiana Land was found guilty on Counts 1, 4, 6, 9, 10, 11 & 13 and not guilty on 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12 & 14. LWC was found guilty on Count 11 andnot guilty on all other counts. Defendant to remain free on bond with the same conditions. ( Sentencing set for 5/9/2011 01:30 PM before Chief Judge Robert G James.) (Court Reporter: Debbie Lowery) (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/26/2011)
01/25/201191 WITNESS LIST filed under seal by USA, J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/26/2011)
01/25/201192 EXHIBIT LIST by J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/26/2011)
01/25/201195 JURY NOTES (Restricted Access) as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/26/2011)
01/25/201196 MINUTE ENTRY as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc: The Court ordered that the jury be fed during deliberations this date. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 1/25/11. (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/26/2011)
01/25/201197 JURY VERDICT (restricted access) as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1) Guilty on Count 1,4,6,9,10,11,12,13 and Louisiana Land & Water Co (2) Guilty on Count 1,4,6,9,10,11,13 and L W C Management Co Inc (3) Guilty on Count 11; Jeffrey Pruett (1) Not Guilty on Count 2,3,5,7,8,14 and Louisiana Land & Water Co (2) Not Guilty on Count 2,3,5,7,8,12,14 and L W C Management Co Inc (3) Not Guilty on all other counts. (Attachments: # 1 Renumbered Indictment)(crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 01/27/2011)
01/31/201198 MINUTE ENTRY as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc: To clarify for the record, the following chart (within minute entry) identifies the counts of the jury verdict form as they relate to the original Indictment. The Judgment that the Court signs in this proceeding will use the count numbers in the original Indictment to accurately reflect the counts under which defendants were charged, which counts were dismissed by the Government, and under which counts the jury convicted or acquitted defendants. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 1/31/11. (Attachments: # 1 Renumbered Indictment) (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 02/01/2011)
04/06/201199  MOTION to Compel by USA as to J Jeffrey Pruett. Motions referred to Karen L Hayes. (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order, # 2 Exhibits Financial Statement)(aty,McCullough, Ramsay) (Entered: 04/06/2011)
04/06/2011  Motions Transferred as to J Jeffrey Pruett regarding 99 MOTION to Compel. Motions referred to Robert G James. (crt,Brown, A) (Entered: 04/07/2011)
04/12/2011100 MEMORANDUM in Opposition by J Jeffrey Pruett as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc re 99 MOTION to Compel (aty,Stroud, Michael) (Entered: 04/12/2011)
04/14/2011101 REPLY TO RESPONSE to Motion by USA as to J Jeffrey Pruett re 99 MOTION to Compel (aty,McCullough, Ramsay) (Entered: 04/14/2011)
04/21/2011102 (FILED IN ERROR AND RESUBMITTED IN ITS ENTIRETY) MOTION THE DISBURSEMENT OF PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF J.JEFFREY PRUETTS COMPANIES TO THE REGISTRY OF THE COURT by USA as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc. Motions referred to Karen L Hayes. (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order)(aty,McCullough, Ramsay) Modified on 4/25/2011 to reflect filed in error(Bray, K). (Entered: 04/21/2011)
04/21/2011103 MINUTE ENTRY as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc re 102 MOTION THE DISBURSEMENT OF PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF J.JEFFREY PRUETTS COMPANIES TO THE REGISTRY OF THE COURT filed by USA: Motion day set for 4/25/2011 01:00 PM before Chief Judge Robert G James. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 4/21/11. (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 04/21/2011)
04/21/2011104 Amended MOTION for Disbursement of Proceeds from the Sale of J. Jeffrey Pruett's Companies to the Registry of the Court by USA as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc. Motions referred to Karen L Hayes. (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order)(aty,McCullough, Ramsay) (Entered: 04/21/2011)
04/22/2011105  MOTION for Liquidation of Defendant's Assets in satisfaction of Fine by USA as to J Jeffrey Pruett. Motions referred to Karen L Hayes. (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order)(aty,McCullough, Ramsay) (Entered: 04/22/2011)
04/25/2011106 NOTICE of Corrective Action regarding 102 MOTION THE DISBURSEMENT OF PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF J.JEFFREY PRUETTS COMPANIES TO THE REGISTRY OF THE COURT Action taken: Motion filed in error and resubmitted in its entirety. See Doc 104 . The hearing set by Minute Entry 103 will be held as Ordered. (crt,Bray, K) (Entered: 04/25/2011)
04/25/2011  Motions Transferred as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc regarding 105 MOTION for Liquidation of Defendant's Assets in satisfaction of Fine, 104 Amended MOTION for Disbursement of Proceeds from the Sale of J. Jeffrey Pruett's Companies to the Registry of the Court. Motions referred to Robert G James. (crt,Bray, K) (Entered: 04/25/2011)
04/25/2011107 MINUTES for proceedings held before Chief Judge Robert G James: STATUS CONFERENCE as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co,and L W C Management Co Inc held on 4/25/2011. The Court held the conference to discuss the Government's pending Motion to Compel Completion of a More Detailed Financial Disclosure Statement 99 , Motion for Disbursement of Proceeds from the Sale of J. Jeffrey Pruett's Companies to the Registry of the Court 104 , and Motion for Liquidation of Defendant's Assets in Satisfaction of Fine 105 . Status Report due by 5/13/2011, apprising the Court which, if any, issues have been resolved. If the parties wish to advise the Court of confidential financial information about Pruett or his companies, they are permitted to file the status report under seal. Sentencing reset for 6/8/2011 10:00 AM in Monroe, 2nd floor before Chief Judge Robert G James. (crt,DickersonSld, D) (Entered: 04/26/2011)
04/28/2011108 MINUTE ENTRY as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc: Sentencing set for 6/8/2011 10:00 AM before Chief Judge Robert G James. If the parties wish to file pre-sentencing memoranda or supplemental pre-sentencing memoranda, they must do so no later than May 25, 2011. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 4/28/11. (crt,Meuleman, A) (Entered: 04/28/2011)
05/16/2011109 STATUS REPORT by USA as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc (aty,McCullough, Ramsay) (Entered: 05/16/2011)
05/16/2011110 MINUTE ENTRY as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc re: 99 MOTION to Compel filed by USA; 104 Amended MOTION for Disbursement of Proceeds from the Sale of J. Jeffrey Pruett's Companies to the Registry of the Court filed by USA; 105 MOTION for Liquidation of Defendant's Assets in satisfaction of Fine filed by USA. In light of the Status Report 109 , the Court will take no action on the pending motions at this time. The parties' pre-sentencing and supplemental pre-sentencing memoranda remain due 5/25/2011. The Government must also file a second status report by 5/25/2011 indicating (1) whether it intends to withdraw the Motion to Compel, (2) whether it intends to amend the Motion to Liquidate, and (3) whether the parties have reached any agreement with regard to the Motion for Disbursement of Proceeds. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 05/16/2011. (crt,Bray, K) (Entered: 05/16/2011)
05/16/2011  Set/Reset Deadlines/Hearings as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc: Second Status Report due by 5/25/2011. (crt,Bray, K) (Entered: 05/16/2011)
05/25/2011111 SECOND STATUS REPORT by USA as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc (aty,McCullough, Ramsay) Modified on 5/26/2011 to more accurately identify document(Bray, K). (Entered: 05/25/2011)
05/26/2011112 MEMORANDUM in Opposition by J Jeffrey Pruett re 104 Amended MOTION for Disbursement of Proceeds from the Sale of J. Jeffrey Pruett's Companies to the Registry of the Court (aty,Stroud, Michael) (Entered: 05/26/2011)
05/26/2011113  MOTION for Extension of REQUEST FOR ONE-DAY EXTENSION OF DEADLINE TO SUBMIT SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by USA as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc. Motions referred to Karen L Hayes. (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order)(aty,Campbell, Earl) (Entered: 05/26/2011)
05/27/2011  Motions Transferred as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc regarding 113 MOTION for Extension of REQUEST FOR ONE-DAY EXTENSION OF DEADLINE TO SUBMIT SENTENCING MEMORANDUM. Motions referred to Robert G James. (crt,Bray, K) (Entered: 05/27/2011)
05/27/2011115 MEMORANDUM in Opposition by J Jeffrey Pruett as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc re 113 MOTION for Extension of REQUEST FOR ONE-DAY EXTENSION OF DEADLINE TO SUBMIT SENTENCING MEMORANDUM or, alternatively, Request for leave to File Reply Brief (Attachments: # 1 Exhibits "A")(aty,Stroud, Michael) (Entered: 05/27/2011)
05/31/2011116 ORDER granting 113 Motion for Extension of Time for ONE-DAY EXTENSION OF DEADLINE TO SUBMIT SENTENCING MEMORANDUM as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1), Louisiana Land & Water Co (2), L W C Management Co Inc (3). Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 05/31/2011. (crt,Bray, K) (Entered: 05/31/2011)
06/01/2011117 MINUTE ENTRY as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc. On 5/31/2011, the Court granted the Government an extension of time to file a pre-sentencing memorandum in this matter. Accordingly, Defendants have until 6/3/2011, to file a reply memorandum to the Government's pre-sentencing memorandum. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 06/01/2011. (crt,Bray, K) (Entered: 06/01/2011)
06/03/2011118 ORDER denying as moot 99 Motion to Compel as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1). Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 6/2/11. (crt,DickersonSld, D) (Entered: 06/03/2011)
06/07/2011120  MOTION for EJ Hurst II to Appear Pro Hac Vice. ( Admission fee: $ 25, receipt number 0536-1666604) by J Jeffrey Pruett as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc. Motions referred to Karen L Hayes. (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order, # 2 Certificate of good standing)(aty,Small, J) (Entered: 06/07/2011)
06/07/2011121 RESPONSE filed under seal to Government's sentencing memo filed on May 26, 2011 by J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit - Rountree letter)(aty,Stroud, Michael) (Entered: 06/07/2011)
06/07/2011  Motions Transferred as to J Jeffrey Pruett regarding 120 MOTION for EJ Hurst II to Appear Pro Hac Vice. ( Admission fee: $ 25, receipt number 0536-1666604). Motions referred to Robert G James. (crt,Yocum, M) (Entered: 06/08/2011)
06/08/2011123 MINUTES for proceedings held before Chief Judge Robert G James: SENTENCING held on 6/8/2011 for Louisiana Land & Water Co (2), Count(s) 1, 17, 7, Dismissed by Order filed 1/3/11;Defendant to pay a fine of $300,000; Special Assessment of $2,800.00 to be paid joint and several with co-defendants on counts 2,5,8,11,12,13 and 15. Defendant found not guilty on counts 3,4,6,9,10,14, and 16. Counts 1, 7 and 17 are dismissed. (Court Reporter: Debbie Lowery) (crt,Brown, A) Modified on 6/16/2011 to correct text(Brown, A). (Entered: 06/16/2011)
06/08/2011124 MINUTES for proceedings held before Chief Judge Robert G James: SENTENCING held on 6/8/2011 for L W C Management Co Inc (3), Count(s) 1, 17, 7, Dismissed by Order filed 1/3/11; Count(s) 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, Defendant found not guilty; Count(s) 13, Defendant to pay a fine of $240,000 and a Special Assessment of $400.00 to be paid joint and several with co-defendants. (Court Reporter: Debbie Lowery) (crt,Brown, A) (Entered: 06/16/2011)
06/08/2011125 MINUTES for proceedings held before Chief Judge Robert G James: SENTENCING held on 6/8/2011 for J Jeffrey Pruett (1), Count(s) 1, 17, 7, Dismissed by Order filed 1/3/11; Count(s) 10, 16, 3, 4, 6, 9, Defendant found not guilty; Defendant to be imprisoned for 21 months on Counts 2, 5, 8,11, 12, 13, and 15, and a term of 12 months on Count 14, all to run concurrently. The defendant shall pay a fine of $310,000.00 immediately to the U.S. Clerk of Court, jointly and severally with his co-defendants; Supervised Release for a term of 1 year on on Counts 2, 5, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15, to run concurrently; Special Assessment of $725.00 (Court Reporter: Debbie Lowery) (crt,Brown, A) (Entered: 06/16/2011)
06/08/2011126 ORDER granting 120 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice for appearance of E J Hurst, II for J Jeffrey Pruett as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1). Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 6/8/11. (crt,Brown, A) (Entered: 06/16/2011)
06/08/2011127 EXHIBIT LIST FROM SENTENCING HEARING OF 6/13/11 by J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co and L W C Management Co Inc. (crt,Brown, A) (Entered: 06/16/2011)
06/10/2011122 ORDER granting in part and denying in part 104 Motion for Disbursement of Proceeds from the Sale as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1), Louisiana Land & Water Co (2), L W C Management Co Inc (3). The motion is GRANTED to the extent that Defendants must deposit proceeds paid by any entity for the sale of any company or the assets of any company owned by Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, and/or LWC Management Co. in the registry of the Court at 300 Fannin Street, Suite 1167, Shreveport, Louisiana 71101, in the total amount of $313,925.00. The motion is otherwise DENIED. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 6/10/11. (crt,Brown, A) (Entered: 06/16/2011)
06/13/2011129 EXHIBIT LIST by USA as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc (crt,Bray, K) (Entered: 06/20/2011)
06/15/2011133 JUDGMENT as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1), Count(s) 1, 17, 7, Dismissed by Order filed 1/3/11; Count(s) 10, 16, 3, 4, 6, 9, Defendant found not guilty; Count(s) 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 2, 5, 8, Defendant to be imprisoned for 21 months on Counts 2, 5, 8, 11, 12, 13, and 15, and a term of 12 months on Count 14, all to run concurrently. The defendant shall pay a fine of $310,000.00 immediately to the U.S. Clerk of Court, jointly and severally with his co-defendants; Supervised Release for a term of 1 year on on Counts 2, 5, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15, to run concurrently; Special Assessment of $725.00. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 06/15/2011. (crt,Bray, K) (Entered: 06/20/2011)
06/15/2011134 JUDGMENT as to Louisiana Land & Water Co (2), Count(s) 1, 17, 7, Dismissed by Order filed 1/3/11; Count(s) 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, Defendant to pay a fine of $300,000; Special Assessment of $2,800.00 to be paid joint and several with J. Jeffery Pruett on counts 2,5,8,11,12,13 and 15. Defendant found not guilty on counts 3,4,6,9,10,14, and 16. Counts 1, 7 and 17 are dismissed.; Count(s) 3, Defendant to pay a fine of $300,000; Special Assessment of $2,800.00 to be paid joint and several with J. Jeffery Pruett on counts 2,5,8,11,12,13 and 15. Defendant found not guilty on counts 3,4,6,10,14, and 16. Counts 1, 7 and 17 are dismissed.. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 06/15/2011. (crt,Bray, K) (Entered: 06/20/2011)
06/15/2011135 JUDGMENT as to L W C Management Co Inc (3), Count(s) 1, 17, 7, Dismissed by Order filed 1/3/11; Count(s) 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, Defendant found not guilty; Count(s) 13, Defendant to pay a fine of $240,000 and a Special Assessment of $400.00 to be paid joint and several with co-defendants. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 06/15/2011. (crt,Bray, K) (Entered: 06/20/2011)
06/16/2011136 MINUTE ENTRY as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc re 105 MOTION for Liquidation of Defendant's Assets in satisfaction of Fine filed by USA. The Government must file a Third Status Report due by 8/9/2011; defendants may file a response within fourteen (14) days of the date the status report is filed. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 06/16/2011. (crt,Bray, K) (Entered: 06/20/2011)
06/17/2011138 NOTICE OF APPEAL by J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc re 134 Judgment, 135 Judgment, 133 Judgment. FEE STATUS: NOT PAID. (crt,Lundy, N) (Entered: 06/22/2011)
06/22/2011137  MOTION to Modify Sentence (to Clarify or Correct Judgments) by J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibits 1 (Government Press Release), # 2 Text of proposed order)(aty,Stroud, Michael) (Entered: 06/22/2011)
06/22/2011139 FEE LETTER requesting payment of appeal filing fee to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc re 138 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment (Attachments: # 1 Application to Proceed IFP)(crt,Lundy, N) (Entered: 06/22/2011)
06/22/2011  NOTICE of Appeal Transcript Order Requirement: Directed to J Jeffrey Pruett regarding 138 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment. Pursuant to FRAP 10(b), the appellant must file the transcript order form regardless of whether transcripts are necessary. Complete the form at Transcript Order Form.

In following the instructions on the form, please note manual notification to the court reporter and the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals is STILL REQUIRED. CLERK SENT A TRANSCRIPT ORDER FORM TO MR PRUETT VIA USPS THIS DATE. (crt,Lundy, N) (Entered: 06/22/2011)
06/24/2011143 ORDER denying 137 Motion to Clarify or Modify Sentence as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1), Louisiana Land & Water Co (2), L W C Management Co Inc (3). Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 06/24/2011. (crt,Bray, K) (Entered: 06/27/2011)
06/29/2011144 AMENDED NOTICE OF APPEAL by J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc re 134 Judgment,, 135 Judgment, 133 Judgment,,. (Filing fee $455, receipt number 0536-1687654) (aty,Stroud, Michael) Modified on 6/30/2011 to more accurately describe document. (Lundy, N). (Entered: 06/29/2011)
06/30/2011  NOTICE of Appeal Transcript Order Requirement: Directed to Michael Allyn Stroud on behalf of J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc regarding 144 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment. Pursuant to FRAP 10(b), the appellant must file the transcript order form regardless of whether transcripts are necessary. Complete the form at Transcript Order Form.

In following the instructions on the form, please note manual notification to the court reporter and the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals is STILL REQUIRED. (crt,Lundy, N) (Entered: 06/30/2011)
07/01/2011145 TRANSCRIPT REQUEST by J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc for Trial and sentencing held on Jan. 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25 2011; June 8, 2011 before Judge James, to Court Reporter Lowery,. (aty,Stroud, Michael) (Entered: 07/01/2011)
07/01/2011146 USCA Case Number as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc 11-30572 for 138 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment filed by Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc, J Jeffrey Pruett, 144 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment filed by Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc, J Jeffrey Pruett. (crt,Lundy, N) (Entered: 07/01/2011)
07/01/2011147  MOTION for Bond Pending Appeal by J Jeffrey Pruett. Motions referred to Karen L Hayes. (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order)(aty,Stroud, Michael) (Entered: 07/01/2011)
07/01/2011  Motions Transferred as to J Jeffrey Pruett regarding 147 MOTION for Bond Pending Appeal. Motions referred to Robert G James. (crt,Lundy, N) (Entered: 07/05/2011)
07/05/2011148 MINUTE ENTRY as to J Jeffrey Pruett re 147 MOTION for Bond Pending Appeal filed by J Jeffrey Pruett : The government must file any memorandum in opposition by 7/13/11. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 7/5/11. (crt,Brown, A) (Entered: 07/05/2011)
07/05/2011151 MAIL RETURNED as Undeliverable: Mail sent to J Jeffrey Pruett, 301 Good Hope Rd., West Monroe, LA 71291, re: 139 Fee Letter for Appeal Filing Fee, 138 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment returned marked: Return to Sender- Unable to Forward. (Attachments: # 1 Doc #139) (crt,Brown, A) (Entered: 07/13/2011)
07/05/2011152 MAIL RETURNED as Undeliverable: mail sent to Louisiana Land and Water Co, 301 Good Hope Rd., West Monroe, LA 71291, re: 139 Fee Letter for Appeal Filing Fee, 138 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment returned marked: Return to Sender- Unable to Forward. (Attachments: # 1 Doc #139) (crt,Brown, A) (Entered: 07/13/2011)
07/05/2011153 MAIL RETURNED as Undeliverable: Mail sent to LWC Management Co Inc, 301 Good Hope Rd., West Monroe, LA 71291, re: 139 Fee Letter for Appeal Filing Fee, 138 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment returned marked: Return to Sender- Unable to Forward. (Attachments: # 1 Doc #139) (crt,Brown, A) (Entered: 07/13/2011)
07/12/2011149 RESPONSE in Opposition by USA as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc re 147 MOTION for Bond Pending Appeal (aty,Campbell, Earl) (Entered: 07/12/2011)
07/12/2011150 REPLY TO RESPONSE to Motion by J Jeffrey Pruett re 147 MOTION for Bond Pending Appeal (aty,Stroud, Michael) (Entered: 07/12/2011)
07/13/2011154 MAIL RETURNED as Undeliverable: J Jeffrey Pruett, 301 Good Hope Rd., West Monroe, LA 71291, re: 143 Order on Motion to Modify Sentence returned marked: Return to Sender- Unable to Forward. (crt,Lundy, N) (Entered: 07/13/2011)
07/13/2011155 MAIL RETURNED as Undeliverable: Louisiana Land & Water Co., 301 Good Hope Rd., West Monroe, LA 71291, re: 143 Order on Motion to Modify Sentence returned marked: Return to Sender- Unable to Forward. (crt,Lundy, N) (Entered: 07/13/2011)
07/13/2011159 MAIL RETURNED as Undeliverable to L W C Management Co Inc, 301 Good Hope Rd, West Monroe, LA 71291, re: 143 Order on Motion to Modify Sentence returned marked: Insufficient address, unable to forward. (crt,Dunford, T) (Entered: 07/20/2011)
07/15/2011156 MEMORANDUM RULING as to J Jeffrey Pruett re 147 MOTION for Bond Pending Appeal filed by J Jeffrey Pruett. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 07/15/2011. (crt,Bray, K) (Entered: 07/15/2011)
07/15/2011157 ORDER denying 147 Motion for Bond as to J Jeffrey Pruett (1). Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 07/15/2011. (crt,Bray, K) (Entered: 07/15/2011)
07/18/2011158 NOTICE OF FILING OF OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc for Sentencing for dates of 6/8/2011 before Judge Robert G. James, re 144 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment. Court Reporter: Debbie Lowery, Telephone number 318-361-0380. Pages: 70. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date, it may be obtained through PACER or the Court Reporter. Redaction Request due 8/11/2011. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 8/22/2011. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 10/20/2011. (crt,Lowery, D) (Entered: 07/18/2011)
07/28/2011160 LETTERS OF REFERENCE filed under seal by J Jeffrey Pruett (crt,nolan, helen) (Entered: 07/28/2011)
07/28/2011161 LETTERS OF REFERENCE filed under seal by J Jeffrey Pruett (crt,nolan, helen) (Entered: 07/28/2011)
08/08/2011163 NOTICE OF FILING OF OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, LWC Management Co., Inc for Jury Trial for dates of 1/12/2011 before Judge Robert G. James, re 144 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment. Court Reporter: Debbie Lowery, Telephone number 318-361-0380. Pages: 23. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date. it may be obtained through PACER or the Court Reporter. Redaction Request due 9/1/2011. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 9/12/2011. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 11/10/2011. (crt,Lowery, D) (Entered: 08/08/2011)
08/08/2011164 NOTICE OF FILING OF OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, LWC Management Co., Inc. for Jury Trial for dates of 1/13/2011 before Judge Robert G. James, re 144 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment. Court Reporter: Debbie Lowery, Telephone number 318-361-0380. Pages: 229. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date, it may be obtained through PACER or the Court Reporter. Redaction Request due 9/1/2011. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 9/12/2011. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 11/10/2011. (crt,Lowery, D) (Entered: 08/08/2011)
08/08/2011165 NOTICE OF FILING OF OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, LWC Management Co., Inc. for Jury Trial for dates of 1/14/2011 before Judge Robert G. James, re 144 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment. Court Reporter: Debbie Lowery, Telephone number 318-361-0380. Pages: 152. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained through PACER or the Court Reporter. Redaction Request due 9/1/2011. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 9/12/2011. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 11/10/2011. (crt,Lowery, D) (Entered: 08/08/2011)
08/08/2011166 NOTICE OF FILING OF OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, LWC Management C., Inc for Jury Trial for dates of 1/18/2011 before Judge Robert G. James, re 144 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment. Court Reporter: Debbie Lowery, Telephone number 318-361-0380. Pages: 184. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained through PACER or the Court Reporter. Redaction Request due 9/1/2011. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 9/12/2011. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 11/10/2011. (crt,Lowery, D) (Entered: 08/08/2011)
08/08/2011167 NOTICE OF FILING OF OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, LWC Management Co., Inc for Jury Trial for dates of 1/19/2011 before Judge Robert G. James, re 144 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment. Court Reporter: Debbie Lowery, Telephone number 318-361-0380. Pages: 64. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained through PACER or the Court Reporter. Redaction Request due 9/1/2011. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 9/12/2011. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 11/10/2011. (crt,Lowery, D) (Entered: 08/08/2011)
08/08/2011168 NOTICE OF FILING OF OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, LWC Management Co., Inc. for Jury Trial for dates of 1/20/2011 before Judge Robert G. James, re 144 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment. Court Reporter: Debbie Lowery, Telephone number 318-361-0380. Pages: 203. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date, it may be obtained through PACER or the Court Reporter. Redaction Request due 9/1/2011. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 9/12/2011. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 11/10/2011. (crt,Lowery, D) (Entered: 08/08/2011)
08/08/2011169 NOTICE OF FILING OF OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, LWC Management Co., Inc. for Jury Trial for dates of 1/21/2011 before Judge Robert G. James, re 144 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment. Court Reporter: Debbie Lowery, Telephone number 318-361-0380. Pages: 83. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained through PACER or the Court Reporter. Redaction Request due 9/1/2011. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 9/12/2011. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 11/10/2011. (crt,Lowery, D) (Entered: 08/08/2011)
08/08/2011170 NOTICE OF FILING OF OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, LWC Management Co., Inc for Jury Trial for dates of 1/24/2011 before Judge Robert G. James, re 144 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment. Court Reporter: Debbie Lowery, Telephone number 318-361-0380. Pages: 102. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date, it may be obtained through PACER or the Court Reporter. Redaction Request due 9/1/2011. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 9/12/2011. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 11/10/2011. (crt,Lowery, D) (Entered: 08/08/2011)
08/08/2011171 NOTICE OF FILING OF OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, LWC Management Co., Inc. for Jury Trial for dates of 1/25/2011 before Judge Robert G. James, re 144 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment. Court Reporter: Debbie Lowery, Telephone number 318-361-0380. Pages: 15. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained through PACER or the Court Reporter. Redaction Request due 9/1/2011. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 9/12/2011. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 11/10/2011. (crt,Lowery, D) (Entered: 08/08/2011)
08/10/2011172 MINUTE ENTRY as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc : At the request of counsel for the Government, the deadline for filing of its third status report is extended to August 19, 2011. Defendants shall file any response to September 1, 2011. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 8/10/11. (crt,Brown, A) (Entered: 08/10/2011)
08/17/2011  REMARK: As to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co and L W C Management Co Inc:. Two volumes of exhibits sent to Appeals Section this date. (crt,DickersonSld, D) (Entered: 08/17/2011)
08/19/2011173 STATUS REPORT (Third) by USA as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc (Attachments: # 1 Government Exhibit 1)(aty,McCullough, Ramsay) (Entered: 08/19/2011)
08/23/2011174 ELECTRONICALLY CERTIFIED Record on Appeal as to J Jeffrey Pruett to US Court of Appeals re 138 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment, 144 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment, consisting of 3 Volumes of Electronic Records, 2 Containers of Exhibits, 11 Volumes of Transcripts (1 is sealed), 1 Envelope containing PSI (doc. 140), 1 Envelope containing Statement of Reasons (doc. 130), 1 Envelope containing sealed documents numbered 2, 3, 8, 14, 73, 91, 114, 119, 121, 128, 160, 161. Physical record held in Shreveport District Clerk's office. (crt,Lundy, N) (Entered: 08/23/2011)
08/23/2011175 ELECTRONICALLY CERTIFIED Record on Appeal as to Louisiana Land & Water Co to US Court of Appeals re 144 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment, 138 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment consisting of 2 Volumes of Electronic Records, 11 volumes of transcripts are with ROA for Def. # 1, 2 containers of exhibits are with ROA for Def. # 1, 1 Envelope containing PSI (doc. 141), 1 Envelope containing Statement of Reasons (doc. 131), 1 Envelope containing sealed documents numbered 2, 4, 73, 91, 114, 119, 121, 128, 160, 161. Physical record held in Shreveport District Clerk's office. (crt,Lundy, N) (Entered: 08/23/2011)
08/23/2011176 ELECTRONICALLY CERTIFIED Record on Appeal as to L W C Management Co Inc to US Court of Appeals re 144 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment, 138 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment consisting of 2 Volumes of Electronic Records, 11 volumes of transcripts are with ROA for Def. # 1, 2 containers of exhibits are with ROA for Def. # 1, 1 Envelope containing PSI (doc. 142), 1 Envelope containing Statement of Reasons (doc. 132), 1 Envelope containing sealed documents numbered 2, 5, 73, 91, 114, 119, 121, 128, 160, 161. Physical record held in Shreveport District clerk's office. (crt,Lundy, N) (Entered: 08/23/2011)
08/29/2011177 RESPONSE by J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc re 173 Status Report filed by USA (aty,Stroud, Michael) (Entered: 08/29/2011)
09/01/2011178 ORDER as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc re 105 MOTION for Liquidation of Defendant's Assets in satisfaction of Fine filed by USA is DENIED WITHOUT PREJUDICE at this time. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 08/31/2011. (crt,Bray, K) (Entered: 09/01/2011)
09/26/2011  FORWARDED APPEAL RECORD to Michael Allyn Stroud on behalf of J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc re 138 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment, 144 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment, consisting of 6 Volumes of Electronic Records, 2 Containers of Exhibits, 11 Volumes of Transcripts, 3 Envelopes containing PSI. (crt,Lundy, N) (Entered: 09/27/2011)
10/25/2011  APPEAL RECORD FORWARDED Josette Cassiere by Michael Allyn Stroud re 138 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment, 144 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment, consisting of 6 Volumes of Electronic Records, 2 Containers of Exhibits, 11 Volumes of Transcripts, 3 Envelopes containing PSI. (crt,Lundy, N) (Entered: 10/25/2011)
11/15/2011  FORWARDED APPEAL RECORD to Josette Cassiere on behalf of USA re 138 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment, 144 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment, consisting of 1 Volumes of Sealed Transcripts, 3 Envelope containing Statement of Reasons, 3 Envelope containing sealed documents. (crt,Lundy, N) (Entered: 11/17/2011)
11/16/2011182 ORDER of USCA (certified copy) as to J Jeffrey Pruett, Louisiana Land & Water Co, L W C Management Co Inc re 144 Notice of Appeal - Final Judgment, that appellee's unopposed motion to view sealed documents is GRANTED. (crt,Lundy, N) (Entered: 11/18/2011)