CLOSED

U.S. District Court
EASTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA (Southern Division)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 7:01-mj-00230-MA-1


Case title: USA v. Nash Finch Company

Date Filed: 09/30/2001
Date Terminated: 03/13/2002

Assigned to: USMJ William N. Mason

Defendant (1)
Nash Finch Company
TERMINATED: 03/13/2002
represented byNash Finch Company
121 Cold Storage Rd.
Lumberton,, NC 28358
PRO SE

Roger William Smith
Tharrington Smith, LLP
209 Fayetteville St. Mall
Raleigh, NC 27602-1151
919-821-4711
Fax: 829-1583
Email: rsmith@tharringtonsmith.com
TERMINATED: 03/13/2002
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
None

Terminated Counts

Disposition
21:610A.M SLAUGHTER AND PREPARE ANIMALS FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION: CAUSED AND PERMITTED ARTICLES CAPABLE OF USE AS HUMAN FOOD TO BECOME EXPOSED TO DUST, DIRT AND OTHER UNSANITARY CONDITIONS
(1)
Dismissed on government motion

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Misdemeanor

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA
TERMINATED: 03/13/2002
represented byBanu Rangarajan
U. S. Attorney's Office
Rm. 800, 310 New Bern Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27601
919-856-4530
Fax: 856-4487
Email: banu.rangarajan@usdoj.gov
TERMINATED: 03/13/2002
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
09/20/20011INFORMATION as to Nash Finch Company (1) count(s) 1 (fdc) (Entered: 09/24/2001)
09/24/2001  Issued NOTICE TO APPEAR as to Nash Finch Company : set Initial Appearance before USMJ William N. Mason for 2:30 10/10/01 for Nash Finch Company: ausa, dft.'s atty, usda ( Purvis and Weeks) (fdc) (Entered: 09/24/2001)
09/24/2001  Deadline updated as to Nash Finch Company, set Initial Appearance before USMJ William N. Mason for 2:30 10/10/01 for Nash Finch Company (fdc) (Entered: 09/24/2001)
10/10/2001  Initial appearance as to Nash Finch Company held in Wilmington before USMJ William N. Mason. Dft. (company) through their attorney is advised of their rights, charges, punishment and proceedings. Dft. company through their attorney enters a plea. Plea is accepted by the court. Reporter: taped: Presiding Judge: USMJ Mason (fdc) (Entered: 10/24/2001)
10/10/20012Document Filed by Nash Finch Company Titled: Secretary's Certificate (fdc) (Entered: 10/24/2001)
10/10/20013MEMORANDUM of Plea Agreement as to Nash Finch Company Conditionally Approved (fdc) (Entered: 10/24/2001)
10/10/20014Document Filed by Nash Finch Company Titled: Stipulation of Facts. (fdc) (Entered: 10/24/2001)
10/10/2001  Deadline updated as to Nash Finch Company . Parties request a PSR to be completed. (fdc) (Entered: 10/24/2001)
10/10/2001  Arraignment as to Nash Finch Company held before USMJ William N. Mason. Nash Finch Company (1) count(s) 1 (fdc) (Entered: 02/21/2002)
10/10/2001  PLEA entered by Nash Finch Company . Court accepts plea. Guilty: Nash Finch Company (1) count(s) 1 (fdc) (Entered: 02/21/2002)
02/21/2002  Issued NOTICE TO APPEAR as to Nash Finch Company: set Sentencing in Wilmington before USMJ William N. Mason for 10:00 3/13/02 for Nash Finch Company (fdc) (Entered: 02/21/2002)
03/13/2002  Sentencing held - proc. rec. - before USMJ William N. Mason . Nash Finch Company (1) count(s) 1 (fs) (Entered: 03/15/2002)
03/13/20025JUDGMENT Nash Finch Company (1) count(s) 1. 5yrs Probation; Fine $100,000.00 with interest - SA $125.00 - special conditions - deft. advised of appeal rights Signed by Judge Mason OB# 1, P. 97 1cc: USA, USPO, PTS, USM, Judge Mason, Mr. Smith, Fin. Sec. (fs) Modified on 04/01/2002 (Entered: 03/15/2002)
03/13/2002  Verbal Consent to Proceed before a Magistrate Judge given by Nash Finch Company (fs) (Entered: 04/01/2002)
04/23/20026ORDER as to Nash Finch Company, that the clerk is directed to file the Pretrial Diversion Agreement regarding Nash Finch Company and this order approving ( Signed by Judge Mason OB Ref: Fox 30, p. 151) 1cc: USA, PTS, USM Judge Mason, Fin. Sec., Mr. Smith, Mr. Schwemer (fs) (Entered: 04/25/2002)
04/23/20027PRETRIAL DIVERSION AGREEMENT as to Nash Finch Company Complaint/Information closed. 1cc: USA, USPO, PTS, Judge Mason, all counsel (fs) (Entered: 06/03/2002)
04/24/2002  Letter from Judge Mason to USA, and all counsel - requesting amended judgment to reflect corrected case number 7:01-m-229 and 7:01-m-230 for the pretrial diversion - request advisement in writing no later than April 30, 2002, if any objections to this correction Re: Judgment/PTD 1cc: USA, Mr. Rodger Smith (fs) Modified on 08/21/2003 (Entered: 04/24/2002)
05/30/2002  Case file sent to Fleur Steele in the Raleigh Clerks office at her request. (se) (Entered: 05/30/2002)
07/01/2003  Case file returned from Raleigh Clerks Office (se) (Entered: 08/26/2003)
08/20/20038ORDER OF DISMISSAL on Government Motion as to Nash Finch Company Dismissed re: Nash Finch Company (1) count(s) 1 ( Signed by Chief Judge Boyle ) (dcap) (Entered: 08/25/2003)
08/26/2003  Case file sent to Fleur Steele in the Raleigh Clerk's Office. (se) (Entered: 08/26/2003)
09/10/20039ORDER that the Judgment entered on March 13, 2002 is hereby stricken and vacated as an Agreement for Pretrial Diversion was entered on April 23, 2002 as to Nash Finch Company ( Signed by Chief Judge Boyle ) 1cc: USA, USPO, PTS, USM, Mr. Smith, Fin. Sec. (fs) (Entered: 09/10/2003)