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United States District Court
Western District of Michigan (Southern Division (1))
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:09-cr-00277-JGS-1


Case title: USA v. New Era Canning Company

Date Filed: 09/21/2009
Date Terminated: 01/07/2010

Assigned to: Magistrate Judge Joseph G. Scoville

defendant (1)
New Era Canning Company
a corporation
TERMINATED: 01/07/2010
represented byMatthew L Vicari
Miller Johnson PLC (Grand Rapids)
250 Monroe Ave., NW, Ste. 800
P.O. Box 306
Grand Rapids, MI 49501-0306
(616) 831-1700
Fax: (616) 988-1762
Email: vicarim@millerjohnson.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
21:331(k); 21:342(a)(1) and (4); 21:333(a)(1) - AFFECTING THE LABEL TO CAUSE MISBRANDING; production of adulterated food
(1)
Fine of $5,000.00 and $125.00 Special Assessment

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Misdemeanor

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byMarietta I. Geckos
U.S. Department of Justice (Consumer Litigation)
Office of Consumer Litigation
P.O. Box 386
Washington, DC 20044-0386
(202) 514-9471
Email: marietta.geckos@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Michael A. MacDonald
U.S. Attorney (Grand Rapids)
The Law Bldg.
330 Ionia Ave., NW
P.O. Box 208
Grand Rapids, MI 49501-0208
(616) 456-2404
Email: michael.macDonald@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
09/21/20091 CLASS A MISDEMEANOR INFORMATION as to New Era Canning Company (gjf) (Entered: 09/22/2009)
09/22/20092LETTER from Clerk to attorney Marietta I. Geckos regarding mandatory electronic filing (gjf) (Entered: 09/22/2009)
09/22/20093NOTICE as to New Era Canning Company: plea hearing is set for 9/29/2009 at 11:00 AM at 740 Federal Building, Grand Rapids, MI before Magistrate Judge Joseph G. Scoville; copy mailed to atty Marietta Geckos (Magistrate Judge Joseph G. Scoville, mmh) Modified text on 9/23/2009 (dmh). (Entered: 09/22/2009)
09/23/2009  (NON-DOCUMENT) ATTORNEY APPEARANCE of Matthew L Vicari for defendant New Era Canning Company (Vicari, Matthew) (Entered: 09/23/2009)
09/23/20094CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by New Era Canning Company re Notice of Attorney Appearance - Defendant (Vicari, Matthew) (Entered: 09/23/2009)
09/23/20095PLEA AGREEMENT as to New Era Canning Company (Attachments: # 1 Agreed Memorandum of Fact and Law)(MacDonald, Michael) (Entered: 09/23/2009)
09/23/2009   Copy of Notice of Change of Plea 3 as to defendant New Era Canning Company mailed to Matthew L. Vicari (rlw) (Entered: 09/23/2009)
09/29/20096CONSENT TO TRIAL BEFORE US MAGISTRATE JUDGE by New Era Canning Company; signed by Magistrate Judge Joseph G. Scoville (Magistrate Judge Joseph G. Scoville, dmh) (Entered: 09/29/2009)
09/29/20097NOTICE as to defendant New Era Canning Company: sentencing set for 12/29/2009 at 02:00 PM at 740 Federal Building, Grand Rapids, MI before Magistrate Judge Joseph G. Scoville (Magistrate Judge Joseph G. Scoville, mmh); copy mailed to atty Geckos; Modified text on 9/29/2009 (dmh). (Entered: 09/29/2009)
09/29/20098CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT w/Attached Exhibit A by defendant New Era Canning Company (dmh); Original document handed back to atty Vicari; Modified text on 9/29/2009 (dmh). (Entered: 09/29/2009)
09/29/20099MINUTES held before Magistrate Judge Joseph G. Scoville; FIRST APPEARANCE, ARRAIGNMENT and PLEA Hearing of defendant New Era Canning Company (1) on Count 1 of the Misdemeanor Information; deft Consents to Proceed before Magistrate Judge in a Misdemeanor Case; GUILTY PLEA ENTERED by deft New Era Canning Company (1) on Count 1 of the Misdemeanor Information; Plea Accepted; Plea Agreement taken under advisement; Presentence report ordered and sentencing to be scheduled; no bond set as deft is a Company; (Proceedings Digitally Recorded) (Magistrate Judge Joseph G. Scoville, dmh) (Entered: 09/29/2009)
12/08/200910NOTICE rescheduling hearing as to New Era Canning Company; sentencing rescheduled for 1/7/2010 at 02:00 PM at 740 Federal Building, Grand Rapids, MI before Magistrate Judge Joseph G. Scoville (Magistrate Judge Joseph G. Scoville, mmh) (Entered: 12/08/2009)
01/07/201011MINUTES held before Magistrate Judge Joseph G. Scoville; SENTENCING for New Era Canning Company (1) on Count 1 of the Class A Misdemeanor Information; Fine of $5,000.00, payable w/in 30 days, and $125.00 Special Assessment; Minute Sheet shows $25.00 Special Assessment which is incorrect; (Proceedings Digitally Recorded) (Magistrate Judge Joseph G. Scoville, dmh) Modified text on 1/8/2010 (dmh). (Entered: 01/07/2010)
01/07/201012ACKNOWLEDGMENT of receipt of appeal packet by New Era Canning Company (dmh) (Entered: 01/07/2010)
01/07/201013JUDGMENT as to defendant New Era Canning Company; signed by Magistrate Judge Joseph G. Scoville (Magistrate Judge Joseph G. Scoville, mmh) (Entered: 01/07/2010)
01/07/2010   Copy of Judgment 13 as to defendant New Era Canning Company mailed to Matthew L. Vicari, Micahel A. MacDonald and Marietta I. Geckos (jlg) (Entered: 01/07/2010)