CASE-CLOSED

U.S. District Court
Middle District of Tennessee (Nashville)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 3:00-cr-00181-1


Case title: USA v. Mid-South Cycle

Date Filed: 11/08/2000
Date Terminated: 05/10/2001

Assigned to: Senior Judge Robert Echols

Defendant (1)
Mid-South Cycle and Lawn Sales, Inc.
TERMINATED: 05/10/2001
represented byRobert Thomas Bateman
Bateman, Bateman & Darnell, P.C.
P O Box 1008
Clarksville, TN 37041-1008
(931) 647-5959
Email: rtbateman@batemanlaw.com
TERMINATED: 05/10/2001
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Thomas Neal Bateman
Bateman, Bateman & Darnell, P.C.
P O Box 1008
Clarksville, TN 37041-1008
(931) 647-5959
Email: tnbateman@batemanlaw.com
TERMINATED: 05/10/2001
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
Felony Information filed 11/8/00: 18:1341 Mail fraud
(1)
Plea of guilty to Count One. $400 special assessment. Placed on probation for a term of two years. Special conditions: Provide financial information to USPO upon request; develop and implement an effective prevention and detection program and sh all disclose the detail to USPO; notify USPO of any material adverse change in its business or financial condition. The deft shall pay a fine of $65,000, with interest unless the fine is paid in full before the 15th day after the date of judgmen t. Restitution of $53,750.06 (paid in full on 10/18/00).

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byDaniel J. Perry
Office of the United States Attorney
110 Ninth Avenue, S
Suite A961
Nashville, TN 37203-3870
(615) 736-5151
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
11/08/2000FELONY INFORMATION filed by Govt against deft Mid-South Motoplex (Count 1) (as) (Entered: 11/09/2000)
11/08/2000  SUMMONS issued for deft Mid-South Motoplex, c/o attorney Thomas Bateman, to appear on or by 11/22/00. (as) (Entered: 11/09/2000)
11/20/2000NOTICE OF APPEARANCE by Thomas N. Bateman and Robert T. Bateman as retained counsel for deft Mid-South Motoplex (as) (Entered: 11/21/2000)
11/20/2000CLERKS RESUME of hearing before Magistrate Judge Juliet E. Griffin: Initial appearance of deft Mid-South Motoplex held 11/20/00. Deft appeared with retained counsel Robert Bateman . Deft arraigned; entered plea of not guilty . (as) (Entered: 11/22/2000)
11/20/2000WAIVER OF INDICTMENT executed by deft Mid-South Motoplex (as) (Entered: 11/22/2000)
11/20/2000STANDING DISCOVERY ORDER as to deft Mid-South Motoplex (as) (Entered: 11/22/2000)
11/30/2000ORDER by Judge Robert L. Echols: Jury trial is set for 9:00 a.m. on 1/23/01 for deft Mid-South Motoplex . All discovery motions shall be filed by 12/18/00. All pretrial motions requiring an evidentiary hearing shall be filed by 1/5/01. Any plea agreement shall be consummated by 1/19/01 and submitted to the Court on 1/22/01. (EOD 11/30/00) (cc: all counsel) (as) (Entered: 11/30/2000)
12/08/2000SUMMONS executed by certified mail on 11/16/00 as to deft Mid-South Motoplex c/o attorney Thomas N. Bateman. (as) (Entered: 12/11/2000)
12/15/2000MOTION by parties to amend Information to delete any reference to "Mid-South Motoplex" and to substitute "Mid-South Cycle and Lawn Sales, Inc." as the deft and charged entity (lah) (Entered: 12/18/2000)
12/22/2000ORDER by Judge Robert L. Echols: Joint Motion to amend Information to delete any reference to "Mid-South Motoplex" and to substitute "Mid-South Cycle and Lawn Sales, Inc." as the deft and charged entity [8-1] is GRANTED. The Clerk is directed to file the Amended Information. (EOD 12/27/00) (cc: all counsel) (as) (Entered: 12/27/2000)
12/22/200010 AMENDED INFORMATION filed by Govt as to deft Mid-South Cycle and Lawn Sales, Inc. (Count 1) (as) (Entered: 12/27/2000)
01/16/200111 ORDER by Judge Robert L. Echols: Plea hearing is set for 9:00 a.m. on 1/22/01 for deft Mid-South Cycle and Lawn Sales, Inc. (EOD 1/16/01) (cc: all counsel) (as) (Entered: 01/16/2001)
01/22/200112 CLERKS RESUME of hearing before Judge Robert L. Echols: Deft Mid-South Cycle and Lawn Sales, Inc., appeared with counsel Robert Bateman for plea hearing on 1/22/01 . Deft entered a plea of guilty to Count One. Plea agreement reserved . Sentencing set for 4/16/01 at 10:00 a.m. OCR Cathy Leigh (as) (Entered: 01/23/2001)
01/22/2001  PLEA AGREEMENT RESERVED as to deft Mid-South Cycle and Lawn Sales, Inc. (cc: USP) (as) (Entered: 01/23/2001)
01/22/200113 NOTICE: Sentencing hearing is set for 10:00 a.m. on 4/16/01 for deft Mid-South Cycle (as) (Entered: 01/23/2001)
01/22/2001  OCR Leigh's recording of plea hearing on 1/22/01 for deft Mid-South Cycle (as) (Entered: 01/23/2001)
02/01/200114 NOTICE by deft Mid-South Cycle of filing copy of minutes of the Special Directors' Meeting authorizing Edward Krass to enter into the plea agreement. (as) (Entered: 02/01/2001)
03/16/200115 RESPONSE by Govt to the presentence report as to deft Mid-South Cycle and Lawn Sales, Inc. (as) (Entered: 03/19/2001)
04/06/200116 RESPONSE by deft Mid-South Cycle and Lawn Sales, Inc., to presentence report. (seal) (Entered: 04/09/2001)
04/16/200117 CLERKS RESUME of hearing before Judge Robert L. Echols: Deft Mid-South Cycle and Lawn Sales, Inc. represented by counsel Robert Bateman at sentencing hearing on 4/16/01 . $65,000 fine. Interest shall begin to accrue on the date of entry of judgment. Two years probation. OCR Cathy Leigh (as) (Entered: 05/11/2001)
04/16/2001  OCR Cathy Leigh's recording of sentencing hearing on 4/16/01 for deft Mid-South Cycle (as) (Entered: 05/11/2001)
04/16/200118 ORDER by Judge Robert L. Echols: Petition by deft Mid-South Cycle and Lawn Sales, Inc., to enter a plea of guilty to Count One accepted and entered effective 4/16/01 . (EOD 5/11/01) (cc: all counsel) (as) (Entered: 05/11/2001)
05/10/200119 JUDGMENT and Commitment Order of sentencing on 4/16/01 as to deft Mid-South Cycle and Lawn Sales, Inc., 2092 New Ashland City Rd., Clarksville, TN, 37043: Plea of guilty to Count One. $400 special assessment. Placed on probation for a term of two years. Special conditions: Provide financial information to USPO upon request; develop and implement an effective prevention and detection program and disclose details to USPO; notify USPO of any material adverse change in its business or financial condition. The deft shall pay a fine of $65,000, with interest, unless the fine is paid in full before the 15th day after the date of judgment. Restitution of $53,750.06 (paid in full on 10/18/00). (EOD 5/11/01) (cc: all counsel) (as) (Entered: 05/11/2001)
05/17/200120 MOTION by deft Mid-South Cycle and Lawn Sales, Inc. to modify factual findings of the court . (as) (Entered: 05/17/2001)
06/08/200121 ORDER by Judge Robert L. Echols: Motion by deft Mid-South Cycle and Lawn Sales, Inc. to modify factual findings of the court by striking the words "Mr. Krass' business partner" from the sentence on page 6 of the judgment [20-1] is DENIED. (EOD 6/11/01) (cc: all counsel) (as) (Entered: 06/11/2001)