CLOSED

U.S. District Court
Eastern District of Michigan (Detroit)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:01-cr-80458-AJT-3


Case title: USA v. Hickson, et al

Date Filed: 05/22/2001
Date Terminated: 03/27/2002

Assigned to: District Judge Arthur J. Tarnow

Defendant (3)
Palace Foods Corp
TERMINATED: 03/27/2002
represented byJames R. Andary
Andary, Andary,
20 S. Main Street
Suite 121
Mount Clemens, MI 48043
586-463-9883
Email: jamesrandary@yahoo.com
TERMINATED: 03/27/2002
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:666(a)(1)(A) PROGRAM FRAUD, EMBEZZLEMENT/CONVERSION
(1)
3 YEARS PROBATION; $800 SPECIAL ASSESSMENT; $828,267.00 RESTITUTION

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:666(a)(1)(A) - PROGRAM FRAUD, EMBEZZLEMENT/CONVERSION,
(1s)
MOTION AND ORDER DISMISSING SUPERCEDING INFORMATION

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
United States of America represented byKaren L. Reynolds
U.S. Attorney's Office
211 W. Fort Street
Suite 2001
Detroit, MI 48226
313-226-9100
Email: karen.reynolds@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
05/22/2001INFORMATION against Lewis Thompson Hickson (1) count(s) 1, Francis Joseph Elias (2) count(s) 1, Palace Foods Corp (3) count(s) 1, All Baked Goods Inc (4) count(s) 1 (RH) (Entered: 05/24/2001)
08/01/2001  INITIAL appearance by defendant Francis Joseph Elias (2) count(s) 1, Palace Foods Corp (3) count(s) 1, All Baked Goods Inc (4) count(s) 1 before Magistrate Judge Steven Pepe, set Unsecured bond in the amount of $10,000.00 conditions as to defendant Francis Elias - D/Atty: James Andary - AUSA: Karen Reynolds - Tape # SDP 0801 - Lap 1530 (mv) (Entered: 08/01/2001)
08/01/2001  ARRAIGNMENT held, plea of not guilty entered by Francis Joseph Elias (2) count(s) 1, Palace Foods Corp (3) count(s) 1, All Baked Goods Inc (4) count(s) 1 - Magistrate Judge Steven D. Pepe - D/Atty: James Andary - AUSA: Karen Reynolds - Tape #: SDP 0801 - Lap 1530 (mv) (Entered: 08/01/2001)
08/01/2001APPEARANCE for Francis Joseph Elias, Palace Foods Corp, All Baked Goods Inc of attorney James R. Andary (dh) (Entered: 08/03/2001)
08/01/200110 ACKNOWLEDGEMENT by defendant Palace Foods Corp and defense counsel of information (dh) (Entered: 08/03/2001)
08/10/200112 NOTICE of setting pretrial conference for 9:00 am on 8/22/01 for Francis Joseph Elias, for Palace Foods Corp, for All Baked Goods Inc with proof of mailing (DT) Modified on 08/13/2001 (Entered: 08/13/2001)
08/21/2001  PRETRIAL conference held as to defendant Francis Joseph Elias, defendant Palace Foods Corp, defendant All Baked Goods Inc - Judge Arthur J. Tarnow (tt) (Entered: 08/21/2001)
01/07/200236 SUPERSEDING information against Lewis Thompson Hickson (1) count(s) 1s, Francis Joseph Elias (2) count(s) 1s, Palace Foods Corp (3) count(s) 1s, All Baked Goods Inc (4) count(s) 1s (PP) (Entered: 10/09/2002)
01/09/200220 RULE 11 plea agreement by defendant Palace Foods Corp (lh) (Entered: 01/10/2002)
01/09/2002  PLEA held as to defendant Palace Foods Corp, defendant All Baked Goods Inc, and plea of guilty entered by Palace Foods Corp (3) count(s) 1, All Baked Goods Inc (4) count(s) 1 , and defendant Palace Foods Corp, All Baked Goods Inc referred to probation - Judge Arthur J. Tarnow Tape #: ] - Court Reporter: Denise Mosby (tt) (Entered: 01/10/2002)
01/09/2002  SCHEDULE: by Judge Arthur J. Tarnow setting sentencing for 2:00 3/27/02 for Palace Foods Corp, for All Baked Goods Inc (tt) (Entered: 01/10/2002)
01/10/200223 PROOF of mailing application of entry of preliminary order of forfeiture (ew) (Entered: 01/11/2002)
02/01/200225 AFFIDAVIT of publication as to plaintiff USA of order of forfeiture against defendant Francis Joseph Elias [22-1] (RH) (Entered: 02/04/2002)
03/27/2002  SENTENCING held as to defendant Palace Foods Corp, defendant All Baked Goods Inc - Judge Arthur J. Tarnow - D/Atty: James R. Andary - AUSA: Karen Reynolds - Court Reporter: Denise Mosby (tt) (Entered: 04/01/2002)
03/27/200229 JUDGMENT and commitment order entered by Judge Arthur J. Tarnow sentencing Palace Foods Corp (3) count(s) 1 (time stamped 4/5/02) (RH) (Entered: 04/08/2002)
10/21/200237 ORDER by Judge Arthur J. Tarnow with motion dismissing superseding information as to Lewis Thompson Hickson (1) count(s) 1s, Palace Foods Corp (3) count(s) 1s, All Baked Goods Inc (4) count(s) 1s [EOD Date: 10/22/02] (RH) (Entered: 10/22/2002)