CLOSED

U.S. District Court
District of South Carolina (Orangeburg)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 5:03-cr-00717-BM -BM-1


Case title: USA v. Palmetto Motel Inc, et al

Date Filed: 07/15/2003
Date Terminated: 02/19/2004

Assigned to: Magistrate Judge Bristow Marchant
Referred to: Magistrate Judge Bristow Marchant

Defendant (1)
Palmetto Motel Inc
TERMINATED: 02/24/2004
doing business as
Orangeburg Sausage Company
represented byJohn Dennis Delgado
Bluestein Nichols Thompson and Delgado
PO Box 7965
Columbia, SC 29202
803-779-7599
Fax: 803-779-8995
Email: jdelgado@bntdlaw.com
TERMINATED: 02/24/2004
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
21:676.M INTENT TO DEFRAUD AND DISTRIBUTE ADULTERATED MATERIAL
(1)
Defendant is hereby sentenced to probation for a term of 36 months. Defendant must pay a fine in the amount of $3,000, to be paid at not less than $100.00 per month. The interest requirement for the fine is waived. Special Assessment of � 36;100.00 due immediately.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Misdemeanor

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byEric William Ruschky
1547 Shady Lane
Columbia, SC 29206
803-787-1547
Email: mruschky@aol.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
07/15/2003INDICTMENT with Sealed Record of Grand Jury Ballot attached as to Palmetto Motel Inc (1) count(s) 1, Steven Bradley Lee (2) count(s) 1 (cbru) (Entered: 07/16/2003)
07/15/2003SUMMONS(ES) issued for Palmetto Motel Inc Arraignment set for 9:45 8/5/03 for Palmetto Motel Inc (cbru) (Entered: 07/16/2003)
07/28/2003  CASE assigned to Judge Margaret B. Seymour (cqui) (Entered: 07/28/2003)
07/29/2003SUMMONS Returned Executed as to Palmetto Motel Inc 7/19/03 (mdea) (Entered: 07/29/2003)
08/04/200310 NOTICE of Appearance for Palmetto Motel Inc by Attorney John Dennis Delgado (mdea) (Entered: 08/04/2003)
08/04/200311 MOTION by Palmetto Motel Inc for discovery , and for inspection (mdea) (Entered: 08/04/2003)
08/04/200312 MOTION by Palmetto Motel Inc for Disclosure of intent to use 404(b) evidence (mdea) (Entered: 08/04/2003)
08/04/200313 MOTION by Palmetto Motel Inc for Disclosure of intention to use evidence (mdea) (Entered: 08/04/2003)
08/04/200314 ORDER REFERRING CASE for Pretrial to Magistrate Judge Joseph R. McCrorey as to Palmetto Motel Inc, Steven Bradley Lee ( Signed by Judge Margaret B. Seymour ) eod/mld (mdea) (Entered: 08/04/2003)
08/04/2003  Motion(s) referred to Magistrate Judge Joseph R. McCrorey as to Palmetto Motel Inc : [13-1] motion for Disclosure of intention to use evidence (mdea) (Entered: 08/04/2003)
08/04/2003  Motion(s) referred to Magistrate Judge Joseph R. McCrorey as to Palmetto Motel Inc : [12-1] motion for Disclosure of intent to use 404(b) evidence (mdea) (Entered: 08/04/2003)
08/04/2003  Motion(s) referred to Magistrate Judge Joseph R. McCrorey as to Palmetto Motel Inc : [11-1] motion for discovery (mdea) (Entered: 08/04/2003)
08/04/2003  Motion(s) referred to Magistrate Judge Joseph R. McCrorey as to Palmetto Motel Inc : [11-2] motion for inspection (mdea) (Entered: 08/04/2003)
08/05/200315 Arraignment as to Palmetto Motel Inc, Steven Bradley Lee held before Magistrate Judge Bristow Marchant Palmetto Motel Inc (1) count(s) 1, Steven Bradley Lee (2) count(s) 1 (Attorney Katherine Hudgins makes a general appearance on behalf of John Delgado for Palmetto Motel and William Nettles for Steven Bradley Lee ) UNSECURED BOND entered Amount $ 25,000.00 Defendant pleads not guilty Location LR Court reporter: ESR/Marchant 1:14-4930 (ttil) (Entered: 08/06/2003)
08/05/200317 PLEA entered by Palmetto Motel Inc . Defendant enters plea of: not guilty, signed by Timothy W. Lee (CEO). (ttil) (Entered: 08/06/2003)
08/05/200320 NOTICE of Hearing as to Palmetto Motel Inc, Steven Bradley Lee set pretrial conference for 10:00 8/26/03 for Palmetto Motel Inc, for Steven Bradley Lee before Magistrate Judge Joseph R. McCrorey , set Jury selection for 10:00 9/3/03 for Palmetto Motel Inc, for Steven Bradley Lee before Judge Margaret B. Seymour in Charleston, SC , set Change of Plea Hearing for 10:00 9/2/03 for Palmetto Motel Inc, for Steven Bradley Lee before Judge Margaret B. Seymour in Columbia, SC (ttil) (Entered: 08/06/2003)
08/07/200321 NOTICE of Hearing as to Palmetto Motel Inc, Steven Bradley Lee set Jury selection for 10:30 9/3/03 for Palmetto Motel Inc, for Steven Bradley Lee before Judge Margaret B. Seymour (mdea) (Entered: 08/07/2003)
08/25/200322 CONSENT JOINT MOTION by Palmetto Motel Inc, Steven Bradley Lee for Continuance due to ends of justice , to extend time for filing motions (mdea) Modified on 08/25/2003 (Entered: 08/25/2003)
08/28/200324 ORDER as to Palmetto Motel Inc, Steven Bradley Lee granting [22-1] motion for Continuance due to ends of justice as to Palmetto Motel Inc (1), Steven Bradley Lee (2) reset Jury selection for 10:30 10/8/03 for Palmetto Motel Inc, for Steven Bradley Lee before Judge Margaret B. Seymour (Signed by Judge Margaret B. Seymour ) eod/mld (mdea) (Entered: 08/28/2003)
08/28/200325 NOTICE of Hearing as to Palmetto Motel Inc, Steven Bradley Lee reset pretrial conference for 10:00 9/30/03 for Palmetto Motel Inc, for Steven Bradley Lee before Magistrate Judge Joseph R. McCrorey , reset Change of Plea Hearing for 10:00 10/6/03 for Palmetto Motel Inc, for Steven Bradley Lee before Judge Margaret B. Seymour , reset Jury selection for 10:30 10/8/03 for Palmetto Motel Inc, for Steven Bradley Lee before Judge Margaret B. Seymour in Charleston (mdea) (Entered: 08/28/2003)
08/28/2003  Minute entry as to Palmetto Motel Inc, Steven Bradley Lee : mooting [22-2] motion to extend time for filing motions as to Palmetto Motel Inc (1), Steven Bradley Lee (2) (mdea) (Entered: 08/28/2003)
09/17/200326 NOTICE of Hearing as to Palmetto Motel Inc, Steven Bradley Lee set Jury selection for 10:30 10/8/03 for Palmetto Motel Inc, for Steven Bradley Lee before Judge Margaret B. Seymour (mdea) (Entered: 09/17/2003)
09/26/200327 MOTION by Palmetto Motel Inc, Steven Bradley Lee in limine to exclude testimony/exhibits relating to items identified and found at defendants' plant on or after 10/22/01 (mdea) (Entered: 09/26/2003)
09/30/200328 PRETRIAL CONFERENCE as to Palmetto Motel Inc, Steven Bradley Lee held before Magistrate Judge Joseph R. McCrorey; no discovery issues, plea negotiations ongoing, USA may request a continuance if issues not resolved within a week; if case goes to trial- trial to last 2 days; possible pleas; Court Reporter: Debra Jernigan (ttil) Modified on 09/30/2003 (Entered: 09/30/2003)
10/02/200329 Plea Agreement as to Palmetto Motel Inc to lesser included offense in count 1 of the Indictment (mdea) (Entered: 10/02/2003)
10/02/200330 CONSENT to Trial by Magistrate by Palmetto Motel Inc (mdea) (Entered: 10/02/2003)
10/02/2003  CASE NO LONGER REFERRED TO Magistrate Judge Joseph R. McCrorey Case removed from docket of Magistrate Judge Joseph R. McCrorey (mdea) (Entered: 10/02/2003)
10/02/2003  Motion(s) no longer referred to Magistrate Judge Joseph R. McCrorey as to Palmetto Motel Inc, Steven Bradley Lee : [27-1] motion in limine to exclude testimony/exhibits relating to items identified and found at defendants' plant on or after 10/22/01 as to Palmetto Motel Inc (1), Steven Bradley Lee (2), [13-1] motion for Disclosure of intention to use evidence as to Palmetto Motel Inc (1), [12-1] motion for Disclosure of intent to use 404(b) evidence as to Palmetto Motel Inc (1), [11-1] motion for discovery as to Palmetto Motel Inc (1), [11-2] motion for inspection as to Palmetto Motel Inc (1), [9-1] motion for Disclosure of intention to use evidence as to Steven Bradley Lee (2), [8-1] motion for Disclosure of intent to use 404(b) evidence as to Steven Bradley Lee (2), [7-1] motion for discovery as to Steven Bradley Lee (2), [7-2] motion for inspection as to Steven Bradley Lee (2) (mdea) (Entered: 10/02/2003)
10/02/200332 ORDER REFERRING CASE as to Palmetto Motel Inc to Magistrate Bristow Marchant and authorizing Magistrate to dismiss felony charges (Signed by Judge Margaret B. Seymour ) eod/mld (mdea) (Entered: 10/02/2003)
10/02/2003  CASE REFERRED to Magistrate Judge Bristow Marchant (mdea) (Entered: 10/02/2003)
10/06/2003  CASE assigned to Magistrate Judge Bristow Marchant (cqui) (Entered: 10/06/2003)
02/06/200434 NOTICE of Hearing as to Palmetto Motel Inc set Sentencing for 9:45 2/19/04 for Palmetto Motel Inc before Magistrate Judge Bristow Marchant (ljon) (Entered: 02/06/2004)
02/09/200435 NOTICE of Hearing as to Palmetto Motel Inc set Plea and Sentencing for 9:45 2/19/04 for Palmetto Motel Inc before Magistrate Judge Bristow Marchant (ljon) (Entered: 02/09/2004)
02/19/200436 PLEA AND SENTENCING: PLEA proffered by Palmetto Motel Inc as to count(s) 1 of the Indictment. Timothy Lee, President of Palmetto Motel Inc. present; Court accepts plea, GUILTY OF LESSER INCLUDED OFFENSE: Palmetto Motel Inc (1) count(s) 1 (Terminated motions - [27-1] motion in limine to exclude testimony/exhibits relating to items identified and found at defendants' plant on or after 10/22/01 . Motion Terminated. as to Palmetto Motel Inc (1), [13-1] motion for Disclosure of intention to use evidence . Motion Terminated. as to Palmetto Motel Inc (1), [12-1] motion for Disclosure of intent to use 404(b) evidence . Motion Terminated. as to Palmetto Motel Inc (1), [11-1] motion for discovery . Motion Terminated. as to Palmetto Motel Inc (1), [11-2] motion for inspection . Motion Terminated. as to Palmetto Motel Inc (1) ) ; SENTENCING held before Magistrate Judge Bristow Marchant Palmetto Motel Inc (1) count(s) 1 Witness(es) no, Objections to Pre-Sentence Report: no, Motion for upward/downward departure: no, (), Court Reporter: Courtsmart (ljon) Modified on 02/20/2004 (Entered: 02/20/2004)
02/19/200437 GUILTY PLEA entered by Palmetto Motel Inc . (signed by Timothy Lee, President) (ljon) (Entered: 02/20/2004)
02/24/200438 JUDGMENT Palmetto Motel Inc (1) count(s) 1. Defendant is hereby sentenced to probation for a term of 36 months. Defendant must pay a fine in the amount of $3,000, to be paid at not less than $100.00 per month. The interest requirement for the fine is waived. Special Assessment of $125.00 due immediately. ( Signed by Magistrate Judge Bristow Marchant ) eod 2/24/04 (ljon) (Entered: 02/24/2004)
02/24/2004  Case closed as to Palmetto Motel Inc (all defendants) (ljon) (Entered: 02/24/2004)