CLOSED

U.S. District Court
Northern District of New York - Main Office (Syracuse) [LIVE - Version 4.1.1] (Syracuse)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 5:00-cr-00067-HGM-1


Case title: USA v. NPLA Corporation

Date Filed: 02/10/2000
Date Terminated: 02/10/2000

Assigned to: Senior Judge Howard G. Munson

Defendant (1)
NPLA Corporation
TERMINATED: 06/22/2000
represented byMichael J. Vavonese
Office of Michael J. Vavonese
407 South Warren Street
Suite 300
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-471-0128
Fax: 315-471-2056
Email: mvavonese@traknet.com
TERMINATED: 06/22/2000
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
42:9603B.F FAILURE TO NOTIFY/FALSE INFORMATION - Count 1 charges NPLA, engaged in operating a restaurant through its agent and employee Nicholas LaPenta, with having knowledge that asbestos was released into the environment at that facility and failing to notify the appropriate federal agency.
(1)
Upon a Corporate Plea of Guilty to Count 1 of Information 00CR67, Judge Munson directs that the deft NPLA Corp., pursuant to Fed. R. Crim. P. 11(e)(1(C), pay a fine of $20,000.00 to the Clerk of the USDC.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA
TERMINATED: 06/22/2000
represented byJohn G. Duncan
Office of the United States Attorney - Syracuse
P.O. Box 7198
100 South Clinton Street
Syracuse, NY 13261-7198
315-448-0672
Fax: 315-448-0658
Email: john.duncan@usdoj.gov
TERMINATED: 06/22/2000
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
02/10/2000  Initial appearance as to NPLA Corporation held (Defendant informed of rights.) before Judge Munson (tjm) (Entered: 02/24/2000)
02/10/2000WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by NPLA Corporation (tjm) (Entered: 02/24/2000)
02/10/2000INFORMATION as to NPLA Corporation (1) count(s) 1 (tjm) (Entered: 02/24/2000)
02/10/2000Plea Agreement as to NPLA Corporation (tjm) (Entered: 02/24/2000)
02/10/2000NOTICE of Authority for Atty Vavonese to enter plea by NPLA Corporation on behalf of stockholders. (tjm) (Entered: 02/24/2000)
02/10/2000  PLEA of Guilty: NPLA Corporation (1) count(s) 1 ; Court accepts plea. Remaining counts, if any, to be dismissed at sentencing. (tjm) (Entered: 02/24/2000)
02/10/2000  Plea Agreement Accepted as to NPLA Corporation ( by Senior Judge Howard G. Munson ) (tjm) (Entered: 02/24/2000)
02/10/2000  Sentencing held NPLA Corporation (1) count(s) 1 (tjm) (Entered: 02/24/2000)
02/10/2000Minute entry as to NPLA Corporation : Waiver of Indictment/filing of Information/plea and sentence before Judge Munson in Syracuse on 2/10/00. Appearances: John Duncan, AUSA for Govt., Michael Vavonese, Esq. (ret) for Deft. Atty Vavonese files notice by the corporation of special meeting of board of directors to authorize him to waive indictment and enter plea on behalf of the corporation and its stockholders. Plea agreement is filed and Mr. Vavonese executes waiver of indictment and pleads guilty to 1 count Information. Court accepts plea. Mr. Vavonese waives pre-sentence report and Judge Munson directs that deft. proceed directly into sentencing. Deft. is sentenced to pay a fine of $20,000. AUSA Duncan advises court that Govt. will move to dismiss indictment 99-CR-150 against Nicholas LaPenta upon successful completion of the related plea and fine in Syracue City Court as specified in the plea agreement. Deft. to pay special assessment of $100.00. Court Reporter/ECRO: Kenneth Crewell Tape #: None Interpreter: None (tjm) (Entered: 02/24/2000)
02/10/2000  RECEIPT for Payment of special assessment paid by NPLA Corporation AMOUNT $ 100.00 Receipt # 45909 (mfd) (Entered: 02/24/2000)
02/11/2000  RECEIPT for Payment of fine paid by NPLA Corporation AMOUNT $ 20,000.00 Receipt # 45910 (mfd) (Entered: 02/24/2000)
04/14/2000JUDGMENT NPLA Corporation (1) count(s) 1. Upon a Corporate Plea of Guilty to Count 1 of Information 00CR67, Judge Munson directs that the deft NPLA Corp., pursuant to Fed. R. Crim. P. 11(e)(1(C), pay a fine of $20,000.00 to the Clerk of the USDC. ( Signed by Senior Judge Howard G. Munson on 4/14/00 ) Date Served: 4/14/00 (ptm) (Entered: 06/22/2000)
06/10/2008  File Transferred to Federal Records Center; Storage Information on this Closed Case: Accession Number 021-04-0211, Box 4 of 14, Location Number E38-17-06-3 (kee) (Entered: 06/10/2008)