U.S. District Court
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS (Houston)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 4:01-cr-00116-1,2


Case title: USA v. New Technology, et al

Date Filed: 02/08/2001
Date Terminated: 12/03/2001

Assigned to: Judge Lee H Rosenthal

Defendant (1)
New Technology
TERMINATED: 12/10/2001
represented byJeffrey C Lynne
Ullman & Ullman PA
150 E Palmetto Park Rd
Ste 650
Boca Raton, FL 33432
561-338-3535
Fax: 561-338-3581 fax
TERMINATED: 12/10/2001
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:1461.F Mailing obscene material. Aiding and abetting. MAX PENALTY: 5 yrs and/or $250,000 (individuals)
(1)
Count 1 - 5 years probation, Fine: $490,000.00, $400.00 Special Assessment

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:1465.F Interstate transportation of obscene material for purpose of sale or distribution. Aiding and abetting. MAX PENALTY: 5 yrs and/or $250,000 (individuals)
(2)
Dismissed on Govt motion

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None

Assigned to: Judge Lee H Rosenthal

Defendant (2)
LeMons, LLC
TERMINATED: 12/10/2001
represented byJeffrey C Lynne
Ullman & Ullman PA
150 E Palmetto Park Rd
Ste 650
Boca Raton, FL 33432
561-338-3535
Fax: 561-338-3581 fax
TERMINATED: 12/10/2001
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:1461.F Mailing obscene material. Aiding and abetting. MAX PENALTY: 5 yrs and/or $250,000 (individuals)
(1)
5 years Probation, Fine: $490,000, $400 for Special Assessment fee.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:1465.F Interstate transportation of obscene material for purpose of sale or distribution. Aiding and abetting. MAX PENALTY: 5 yrs and/or $250,000 (individuals)
(2)
Dismissed on Govt motion

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byMichael J Wynne
U S Attorneys Office
600 E Harrison
Suite 201
Brownsville, TX 78521
956-845-2554
Fax: 956-548-2711
Email: michael.wynne@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Financial Litigation
U S Attorney's Office
Southern District of Texas
P O Box 61129
Houston, TX 77208
713-567-9000
Fax: 713-718-3391 fax
Email: flu.usatxs-@usdoj.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

US Marshal - H
515 Rusk
10th Floor
Houston, TX 77002
713-718-4800
Fax: 713-718-4848
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

US Pretrial Svcs - H
515 Rusk
6th Floor
Houston, TX 77002
713-250-5218
Fax: 713-250-5666
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

US Probation - H
515 Rusk
2nd Floor
Houston, TX 77002
713-250-5266
Fax: INS_prob1
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Date Filed #Docket Text
02/08/20011INDICTMENT as to New Technology (1) count(s) 1, 2, LeMons, LLC (2) count(s) 1, 2, Steven King (3) count(s) 1, 2, Sanford R Wasserman (4) count(s) 1, 2 ,filed. (pgalvan) (Entered: 02/09/2001)
02/08/2001AO 257 Information Sheet as to New Technology, LeMons, LLC, Steven King, Sanford R Wasserman , filed. (pgalvan) (Entered: 02/09/2001)
02/08/20013ORDER for Issuance of Summons as to New Technology ( Signed by Magistrate Judge Mary Milloy ), entered. (pgalvan) (Entered: 02/09/2001)
02/08/2001  SUMMONS issued for New Technology First Appearance set for 10:00 2/21/01 before Magistrate Judge Nancy K. Johnson (pgalvan) (Entered: 02/09/2001)
02/08/20014ORDER for Issuance of Summons as to LeMons, LLC ( Signed by Magistrate Judge Mary Milloy ), entered. (pgalvan) (Entered: 02/09/2001)
02/08/2001  SUMMONS issued for LeMons, LLC First Appearance set for 10:00 2/21/01 before Magistrate Judge Nancy K. Johnson (pgalvan) (Entered: 02/09/2001)
02/27/2001SUMMONS issued 2/7/01 Returned Executed as to LeMons, LLC on 2/15/01 filed. (fmremp) (Entered: 02/28/2001)
02/27/2001SUMMONS issued 2/8/01 Returned Executed as to New Technology on 2/15/01 filed. (fmremp) (Entered: 02/28/2001)
02/28/200111 First Appearance as to New Technology, LeMons, LLC, Steven King, Sanford R Wasserman held before Magistrate Judge Nancy K. Johnson; Ct Reporter: ERO; (Defendant informed of rights.) ,filed. App: J. Lynne f/New Technology & Lemons, LLC Milton Hirsch f/deft S. King; S. Wasserman w/o counsel; M. Wynne f/USA; $75,000/7,500.00 f/#3; $50,000/Unsecured #4 King to surrender passport in S.D. Fla. Mr. Wasserman to appear f/counsel determination or arrgn. (fmremp) Modified on 03/06/2001 (Entered: 03/05/2001)
02/28/200112 Arraignment held before Magistrate Judge Nancy K. Johnson; Ct Reporter: ERO, filed., Plea of Not Guilty: New Technology (1) count(s) 1, 2, LeMons, LLC (2) count(s) 1, 2, Steven King (3) count(s) 1, 2 App: J. Lynn f/defts' 1&2; M. Hirsch f/deft 3; M. Wynne f/USA; Deft. cont'd on bond. (fmremp) (Entered: 03/05/2001)
02/28/200114SCHEDULING ORDER setting Motion Filing deadline on 3/14/01 ; Motion Response deadline 3/23/01 ; Pretrial Conference for 8:45 4/2/01, ; Jury Trial for 9:00 4/9/01 for LeMons, LLC ; before Judge Lee H. Rosenthal ( Signed by Magistrate Judge Nancy K. Johnson ), entered. Parties ntfd. ETT: 5 days; (fmremp) (Entered: 03/05/2001)
02/28/200115SCHEDULING ORDER setting Motion Filing deadline on 3/14/01 ; Motion Response deadline 3/23/01 ; Pretrial Conference for 8:45 4/2/01 ; Jury Trial for 9:00 4/9/01 for New Technology ; before Judge Lee H. Rosenthal ( Signed by Magistrate Judge Nancy K. Johnson ), entered. Parties ntfd. ETT: 5 days (fmremp) (Entered: 03/05/2001)
03/13/200121 MOTION by New Technology, LeMons, LLC for Jeffrey Lynne to appear pro hac vice , filed. (ckrus) (Entered: 03/14/2001)
03/13/200122ORDER granting [21-1] motion for Jeffrey Lynne to appear pro hac vice as to New Technology (1), LeMons, LLC (2) ( Signed by Judge Lee H. Rosenthal ), entered. Parties ntfd. (ckrus) (Entered: 03/14/2001)
03/13/200131 MOTION by LeMons, LLC & New Technology to Adopt Motion of Other Defendant Steven King filed. (fmremp) Modified on 03/19/2001 (Entered: 03/14/2001)
03/14/200132 MOTION by New Technology, LeMons, LLC, Steven King to suppress and f/return of property , filed. (fmremp) (Entered: 03/15/2001)
03/23/200135 RESPONSE by USA as to New Technology, LeMons, LLC, Steven King, Sanford R Wasserman re: [32-1] motion to suppress and f/return of property, [27-1] motion in limine as to photographic evidence, [26-1] motion to consolidate & dismiss counts f, [25-1] motion for Disclosure of Impeaching Evidence , filed. (fmremp) (Entered: 03/26/2001)
03/29/200141 MOTION by New Technology, LeMons, LLC to continue , filed. (ckrus) (Entered: 03/30/2001)
03/29/200142SCHEDULING ORDER setting Motion Filing deadline on 4/30/01 for New Technology, for LeMons, LLC, for Steven King, for Sanford R Wasserman ; Motion Response deadline 5/11/01 Pretrial Conference for 8:45 5/21/01 Jury Trial for 9:00 5/29/01 before Judge Lee H. Rosenthal ( Signed by Judge Lee H. Rosenthal ), entered. Parties ntfd. (ckrus) (Entered: 04/02/2001)
03/29/200143ORDER granting [41-1] motion to continue as to New Technology (1), LeMons, LLC (2), granting [39-1] motion to continue as to Sanford R Wasserman (4), granting [37-1] motion to continue as to Steven King (3). Scheduling order will be amended by seperate order. (Signed by Judge Lee H. Rosenthal ), entered. Parties ntfd. (ckrus) (Entered: 04/02/2001)
03/29/2001  Excludable Delay Worksheet XT start 5/9/01 as to New Technology, LeMons, LLC, Steven King, Sanford R Wasserman , filed. (ckrus) (Entered: 04/02/2001)
04/24/200146 MOTION by New Technology, LeMons, LLC to continue , filed. (ckrus) (Entered: 04/24/2001)
05/04/200148ORDER granting [46-1] motion to continue , granting [45-1] motion to Adopt Deft. LeMons & New Technology's Unopposed Motion f/Cont. as to Steven King (3) reset pretrial conference for 8:45 6/11/01 before Judge Lee H. Rosenthal , reset Jury trial for 9:00 6/18/01 for New Technology, for LeMons, LLC, for Steven King, for Sanford R Wasserman before Judge Lee H. Rosenthal ( Signed by Judge Lee H. Rosenthal ), entered. Parties ntfd. (fmremp) (Entered: 05/07/2001)
06/07/200153 SUPPLEMENTAL CERTIFICATE OF CONFERENCE by USA toNew Technology & LeMons, filed. (fmremp) (Entered: 06/08/2001)
06/08/200154ORDER granting [52-1] joint motion to continue reset scheduling order deadlines: Pretrial Conference for 9:00 9/10/01 for New Technology, for LeMons, LLC, for Steven King, for Sanford R Wasserman ; Jury Trial for 8:45 9/17/01 (Signed by Judge Lee H. Rosenthal), entered. Parties ntfd.(ckrus) Modified on 07/17/2001 (Entered: 06/11/2001)
08/06/200160 MOTION by New Technology, LeMons, LLC to Adopt Motion of Other Defendant (Unopposed MOTION f/slight modifiction of scheduling order , filed. (fmremp) (Entered: 08/07/2001)
08/07/200161ORDER granting [59-1] motion f/slight modification of scheduling order as to Steven King (3) reset pretrial conference for 9:00 8/27/01 before Judge Lee H. Rosenthal , reset Jury trial for 9:00 9/4/01 for New Technology, for LeMons, LLC, for Steven King, for Sanford R Wasserman before Judge Lee H. Rosenthal ( Signed by Judge Lee H. Rosenthal ), entered. Parties ntfd. (fmremp) (Entered: 08/09/2001)
08/27/200162 Re-Arraignment held before Judge Lee H. Rosenthal Ct Reporter: B Slavin App: M Wynne f/Govt;J Lynne f/deft , filed., Plea of Guilty: New Technology (1) count(s) 1 (Terminated motions - [60-1] motion to Adopt Motion of Other Defendant (Unopposed MOTION f/slight modifiction of scheduling order as to New Technology (1), [32-1] motion to suppress and f/return of property as to New Technology (1) ) Plea agreement waives PSI. Court wants report for Judge's review. Bond contd. (pgalvan) (Entered: 08/28/2001)
08/27/200163 Re-Arraignment held before Judge Lee H. Rosenthal Ct Reporter: B Slavin App: M Wynne f/Govt;J Lynne f/deft , filed., Plea of Guilty: LeMons, LLC (2) count(s) 1 (Terminated motions - [60-1] motion to Adopt Motion of Other Defendant (Unopposed MOTION f/slight modifiction of scheduling order as to LeMons, LLC (2), [31-1] motion to Adopt Motion of Other Defendant Steven King as to LeMons, LLC (2) ) Bond contd. Plea agreement waives PSI. Court wants report prepared for Judge's review. (pgalvan) (Entered: 08/28/2001)
08/27/200166Plea Agreement as to New Technology, LeMons, LLC, Steven King, Sanford R Wasserman , filed. (pgalvan) (Entered: 08/28/2001)
08/27/200167ORDER for Disclosure of PSI , PSI completion by 10/22/01 for New Technology , Objection to PSI due 11/5/01 , Final PSI due 11/21/01 Sentencing set for 9:00 11/26/01 before Judge Lee H. Rosenthal ( Signed by Judge Lee H. Rosenthal ), entered. Parties ntfd. (pgalvan) (Entered: 08/28/2001)
08/27/200168ORDER for Disclosure of PSI , PSI completion by 10/22/01 for LeMons, LLC , Objection to PSI due 11/5/01, Final PSI due 11/21/01, Sentencing set for 9:00 11/26/01 before Judge Lee H. Rosenthal ( Signed by Judge Lee H. Rosenthal ), entered. Parties ntfd. (pgalvan) (Entered: 08/28/2001)
11/01/200173NOTICE of Setting : set Sentencing for 8:45 11/3/01 for New Technology, for LeMons, LLC, for Steven King, for Sanford R Wasserman before Judge Lee H. Rosenthal , filed. Parties ntfd. (fmremp) (Entered: 11/01/2001)
11/02/200174NOTICE of Setting : reset Sentencing for 8:45 12/3/01 for New Technology, for LeMons, LLC, for Steven King, for Sanford R Wasserman before Judge Lee H. Rosenthal , filed. Parties ntfd. (fmremp) (Entered: 11/02/2001)
11/05/200176 STATEMENT of No Objections to Presentence Investigation Report by USA as to New Technology, LeMons, LLC , filed. (khightower) (Entered: 11/08/2001)
11/21/200177 OBJECTION by New Technology, LeMons, LLC to Presentence Investigation Report , filed. (fmremp) (Entered: 11/29/2001)
11/26/200189 NOTICE given by telephone that the time f/sentencing of all Defts is reset to 7:30 am New Technology, LeMons, LLC, Steven King, Sanford R Wasserman , filed. (fmremp) (Entered: 12/03/2001)
11/27/200180 FINAL PRESENTENCE INVESTIGATION REPORT (Sealed) as to LeMons, LLC , filed. (fmremp) (Entered: 11/30/2001)
11/27/200181 SEALED Confidential Sentencing Recommendation regarding LeMons, LLC to the Court, filed and placed in vault. (fmremp) (Entered: 11/30/2001)
11/27/200182 FINAL PRESENTENCE INVESTIGATION REPORT (Sealed) as to New Technology , filed. (fmremp) (Entered: 11/30/2001)
11/27/200183 SEALED Confidential Sentencing Recommendation regarding New Technology to the Court, filed and placed in vault. (fmremp) (Entered: 11/30/2001)
12/03/200195 Sentencing held before Judge Lee H. Rosenthal Ct Reporter: J. Simon App: Michael Wynne f/gov't, Jeffrey Lynne f/deft. New Technology (1) count(s) 1. Count 1 - 5 years probation, Fine: $490,000.00, $400.00 Special Assessment, filed. The fine is to be paid jointly and severally with corporate co-deft. (khightower) (Entered: 12/04/2001)
12/03/200198 Exhibit list by USA as to New Technology, LeMons, LLC, Steven King, Sanford R Wasserman , filed. [Under Seal] (khightower) (Entered: 12/04/2001)
12/03/200199 Sentencing held before Judge Lee H. Rosenthal Ct Reporter: June Simon App: Michael Wynne f/gov't, Jeffrey Lynne f/deft. 1 LeMons, LLC (2) count(s) 1. 5 years Probation, Fine: $490,000, $400 for Special Assessment fee. , filed. (khightower) (Entered: 12/04/2001)
12/03/2001100 MOTION by USA as to New Technology, LeMons, LLC, Steven King, Sanford R Wasserman f/partial dismissal , filed. (fmremp) (Entered: 12/07/2001)
12/06/2001102JUDGMENT as to , New Technology (1) count(s) 1 ( Signed by Judge Lee H. Rosenthal ), entered. Parties ntfd. The Statement of Reasons has been placed under seal in the envelope with the Original Presentence Report. Copies of the SOR have been sent to the appropriate defense counsel, the AUSA, and the US Marshal. (fmremp) (Entered: 12/07/2001)
12/10/2001104ORDER granting [100-1] motion f/partial dismissal as to New Technology (1), LeMons, LLC (2), Steven King (3), Sanford R Wasserman (4) and DISMISSAL of Count(s) on Govt Motion Counts Dismissed: New Technology (1) count(s) 2, LeMons, LLC (2) count(s) 2, Steven King (3) count(s) 2, Sanford R Wasserman (4) count(s) 2 ( Signed by Judge Lee H. Rosenthal ) , entered. Parties ntfd. (pgalvan) (Entered: 12/11/2001)
12/12/2001106JUDGMENT as to LeMons, LLC (2) count(s) 1 ( Signed by Judge Lee H. Rosenthal ), entered. Parties ntfd. The Statement of Reasons has been placed under seal in the envelope with the Original Presentence Report. Copies of the SOR have been sent to the appropriate defense counsel, the AUSA, and the US Marshal. (khightower) (Entered: 12/13/2001)
06/11/2002116 TRANSCRIPT filed in case as to New Technology, LeMons, LLC, Steven King, Sanford R Wasserman for Sentencing Hearing for dates of Dec. 3, 2001 before Judge Rosenthal , filed. ( Court Rptr: June Simon) (lbrown) (Entered: 06/11/2002)