CLOSED, LG

U.S. District Court
Southern District of Mississippi (Southern)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:00-cr-00084-WJG-1


Case title: USA v. Morton International

Date Filed: 10/24/2000
Date Terminated: 10/26/2000

Assigned to: District Judge Walter J. Gex, III

Defendant (1)
Morton International
TERMINATED: 11/13/2000
also known as
Sealed Defendant 1
represented byJudson W. Starr(PHV)
VENABLE, BAETJER, HOWARD & CIVILETTI, LLP
1201 New York Ave., N.W., Ste. 1000
Washington, DC 20005-3917
202/962-4800
TERMINATED: 11/13/2000
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
42:6928.F - HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL
(1)
Probation 3 years non reporting; Fine $2,000,000; Special Assessment $800.
33:1319.F ENFORCEMENT - CRIMINAL PENALTIES (WATER POLLUTION)
(2)
Probation 3 years non reporting; Fine $2,000,000; Special Assessment $800.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byRuth Rawls Morgan
U. S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE - Gulfport
1575 20th Avenue
Gulfport, MS 39501
228/563-1560
Fax: 228/563-1571
Email: ruth.morgan@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
10/24/2000MOTION by USA as to Sealed Defendant 1 to Seal Information until Further Order of the Court (fe) (Entered: 10/26/2000)
10/24/2000ORDER as to Sealed Defendant 1 granting [1-1] motion to Seal Information until Further Order of the Court as to Sealed Defendant 1 (1) (Signed by Magistrate Judge John M. Roper). (fe) (Entered: 10/26/2000)
10/24/2000SEALED INFORMATION as to Sealed Defendant 1 (1) count(s) 1, 2. (fe) (Entered: 10/26/2000)
10/24/2000  Magistrate Judge Louis Guirola, Jr. Assignment (fe) (Entered: 10/26/2000)
10/26/2000MOTION by Sealed Defendant 1 for Judson W. Starr to Appear Pro Hac Vice (seal) (Entered: 10/26/2000)
10/26/2000  Information unsealed as to Morton International (fe) (Entered: 10/27/2000)
10/26/2000ORDER as to Morton International, to Unseal Information ( Signed by Judge Walter J. Gex III ). Copies mailed. (fe) (Entered: 10/27/2000)
10/26/2000WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Morton International (fe) (Entered: 10/27/2000)
10/26/2000ORDER as to Morton International granting [3-1] motion for Judson W. Starr to Appear Pro Hac Vice as to Morton International (1) ( Signed by Judge Walter J. Gex III ). Copies mailed. (fe) (Entered: 10/27/2000)
10/26/2000  MOTION in open court by USA as to Morton International to Amend [2-1] Information (fe) (Entered: 10/27/2000)
10/26/2000ORDER granting [0-0] oral motion to Amend [2-1] Information as to Morton International (1) ( Signed by Judge Walter J. Gex III ). Copies mailed. (fe) (Entered: 10/27/2000)
10/26/2000  PLEA of Guilty: Morton International (1) count(s) 1, 2 ; Court accepts plea. (fe) (Entered: 10/27/2000)
10/26/2000  Sentencing held Morton International (1) count(s) 1, 2 (fe) (Entered: 10/27/2000)
10/27/2000Minute entry 10/26/00: Entry of guilty plea to Count 1 and 2 of the information as to Morton International before Judge Gex. Court finds it has sufficient information to pronounce sentence at this time. SENTENCE: Plea agreement entered and PSIR waived. Corporate Resolution of Morton Int. and Authorization for Jane Bowen to serve as company representative admitted as an exhibit. Defendant fined 1 million and $400 special assessment on each count, totalling 2 million and $800 special assessment to be paid within 30 days or by 11/27/00. Court adopts Probation term as stipulated in paragraph 10 under Section VII of the Plea Agreement, not to exceed 3 years. Court Reporter: C. Schmitt. (fe) (Entered: 10/27/2000)
10/27/2000AMENDED INFORMATION by USA as to Morton International. (fe) (Entered: 10/27/2000)
10/27/200010 Memorandum of Understanding as to Morton International. (pak) Modified on 10/30/2000 (Entered: 10/30/2000)
11/13/200011 JUDGMENT: Morton International (1) count(s) 1, 2: Probation 3 years non reporting; Fine $2,000,000; Special Assessment $800. ( Signed by Judge Walter J. Gex III ). Copies mailed. Judgment Book 26, page 293-296. (pak) (Entered: 11/13/2000)
07/17/200212 SATISFACTION OF JUDGMENT by USA as to Morton International (pak) (Entered: 07/17/2002)