CLOSEDFILE

United States District Court
District of Puerto Rico (San Juan)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 3:06-cr-00202-PG All Defendants


Case title: USA v. Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority

Date Filed: 06/22/2006
Date Terminated: 04/19/2007

Assigned to: Judge Juan M Perez-Gimenez

Defendant (1)
Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority
TERMINATED: 04/19/2007
represented byMilagros Ruiz-Chaar
Reichard & Escalera
PO Box 364148
San Juan, PR 00936-4148
787-777-8888
Fax: 787-765-4225
Email: ruizm@reichardescalera.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

PHV Edwin Donald Elliott
Willkie, Farr & Gallagher LLP
1875 K St, NW
Washigton, DC 20006
202-303-1120
Fax: 202-303-2120
Email: delliott@willkie.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
PRO HAC VICE
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pedro Santiago-Rivera
Reichard & Escalera
PO Box 364148
San Juan, PR 00936-4148
787-777-8888 x 8805
Fax: 787-765-4225
Email: santiagopedro@reichardescalera.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Rafael Escalera-Rodriguez
Reichard & Escalera
PO Box 364148
San Juan, PR 00936-4148
787-777-8877
Fax: 787-765-4225
Email: escalera@reichardescalera.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
33:1319.F ENFORCEMENT - CRIMINAL PENALTIES
(1-15)
Probation for a term of five (5) years and fined in the amount of $9,000,000, said fine to be paid in equal installments without interest, over the five (5) year term of probation. SMA of $400.00 as to each count, for a total of $6,000.00.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Interested Party
US Pretrial Services


Interested Party
US Probation Officer


Plaintiff
USA represented byHoward P. Stewart
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
10 Casia St
San Juan, PR 00921-3201
202-305-0334
Fax: 202-305-0396
Email: howard.stewart@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Silvia L. Carreno-Coll
United States Attorneys Office, District of Puerto Rico
Torre Chardon Suite 1201
350 Chardon Ave
San Juan, PR 00918
787-282-1933
Fax: 787-766-6222
Email: carreno.silvia@epa.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
06/22/2006INDICTMENT as to PUERTO RICO AQUEDUCT AND SEWER AUTHORITY (1) count(s) 1-15. (cm, ) (Entered: 06/22/2006)
06/22/2006Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Aida M. Delgado-Colon :Return of Indictment by Grand Jury as to PUERTO RICO AQUEDUCT AND SEWER AUTHORITY held on 6/22/2006, Arraignment set for 7/6/2006 09:00 AM before Judge Juan M Perez-Gimenez. (Court Reporter FTR.) (cm, ) (Entered: 06/22/2006)
06/22/2006*RESTRICTED* Summons Issued as to PUERTO RICO AQUEDUCT AND SEWER AUTHORITY (cm, ) (Entered: 06/22/2006)
06/22/2006 MOTION for Leave to Appear PRO HAC VICE Attorney: Edwin Donald Elliott, by PUERTO RICO AQUEDUCT AND SEWER AUTHORITY. Suggestions in opposition/response due by 7/5/2006 (cm, ) (Entered: 06/22/2006)
07/06/2006Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Juan M Perez-Gimenez :Status Conference as to Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority held on 7/6/2006. Senior Litigation Counsel Howard Stewart, AUSA-Sylvia Carreno, Attys Rafael Escalera and Edwin Donald Elliot-PHV were present. The Court met in chambers with counsel and the issue of consolidating this case and the case before Senior Judge Casellas was discussed. All parties were in agreement that both cases should be tried by the same judge (Judge Perez-Gimenez). The government will be filing a motion to consolidate with Judge Casellas; Judge Perez-Gimenez has no objection to the consolidation. Motion to appear PHV filed by atty E. Donald Elliot is GRANTED. Motions terminated as to Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority: 4 MOTION for Leave to Appear PRO HAC VICE Attorney: Edwin Donald Elliott. filed by Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority,. (ja, ) (Entered: 07/07/2006)
07/06/2006Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Juan M Perez-Gimenez :Arraignment as to Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority (1), through its Executive President, Jorge Rodriguez, Count 1-15 held on 7/6/2006. Senior Litigation Counsel-Howard Stewart, AUSA-Silvia Carreno, Attys Rafael Escalera and E. Donald Elliot were present. Change of Plea Hearing as to Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority held on 7/6/2006, Plea entered by Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority (1) Guilty Count 1-15. The Court ordered the preparation of a Presentence Report. Sentencing date to be set once the PSI is filed. (Court Reporter Joyce Del Valle.) (ja, ) (Entered: 07/07/2006)
07/06/2006*RESTRICTED* PLEA AGREEMENT as to Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority (Attachments: # 1 Remedial Actions# 2 Agreed Factual Statement# 3 Corporate Resolution)(ja, ) (Entered: 07/07/2006)
07/06/2006CONVICTION Notification for U.S. Probation Office as to Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority (ja, ) (Entered: 07/07/2006)
08/02/2006 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: Pedro Santiago-Rivera appearing for Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority (Santiago-Rivera, Pedro) (Entered: 08/02/2006)
08/02/200610  INFORMATIVE motion regarding Compliance with Plea Agreement. by Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit)(Santiago-Rivera, Pedro) (Entered: 08/02/2006)
08/22/200611 ORDER Noted re 10 Informative Motion as to Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority (1). Signed by Judge Juan M Perez-Gimenez on 8/21/06. (mt, ) (Entered: 08/22/2006)
01/11/200712  NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: Milagros Ruiz-Chaar appearing for Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority (Ruiz-Chaar, Milagros) (Entered: 01/11/2007)
02/22/200713 BY ORDER OF THE COURT as to Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority, Sentencing Hearing is hereby set for 4/3/2007 at 01:30 PM in PG's Courtroom before Judge Juan M Perez-Gimenez. . Signed by Clerk on 2/22/07. (ja, ) (Entered: 02/22/2007)
02/27/200714  MOTION for Extension of Time until March 16, 2007 to oppose the pre-sentencing report by Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority. (Santiago-Rivera, Pedro) (Entered: 02/27/2007)
02/27/200715  MOTION to Continue Sentencing Hearing by Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority. Suggestions in opposition/response due by 3/12/2007 (Santiago-Rivera, Pedro) (Entered: 02/27/2007)
02/27/200716 BY ORDER OF THE COURT as to Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority re 15 MOTION to Continue Sentencing Hearing filed by Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority. Motions terminated as to Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority: 15 MOTION to Continue Sentencing Hearing filed by Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority,. Sentencing Hearing is hereby reset for 4/19/2007 at 09:00 AM before Judge Juan M Perez-Gimenez. . Signed by Clerk on 2/27/07. (ja, ) (Entered: 02/27/2007)
03/07/200717 ORDER Granted as requested re 14 Motion for Extension of Time as to Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority (1). Signed by Judge Juan M Perez-Gimenez on 3/6/07. (mt, ) (Entered: 03/07/2007)
04/09/200718 SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority (Santiago-Rivera, Pedro) (Entered: 04/09/2007)
04/12/200719 PRESENTENCE INVESTIGATION REPORT (Sealed) as to Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority (jms, ) (Entered: 04/19/2007)
04/19/200720 ORDER Prohibiting Reprisals against Witnesses or Cooperating Employess as to Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority . Signed by Judge Juan M Perez-Gimenez on 4/19/07. (Attachments: # 1 Translation) (jms, ) (Entered: 04/20/2007)
04/19/200721 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Juan M Perez-Gimenez :Sentencing held on 4/19/2007 for Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority (1). AUSA-Howard Stewart, Silvia Carreno and attorneys Edwin Donald Elliot, Rafael Escalera and Pedro Santiago were present. The executive President of PRASA, Jose Ortiz, submits allocution on behalf of PRASA. Count(s) 1-15, Probation for a term of five (5) years and fined in the amount of $9,000,000, said fine to be paid in equal installments without interest, over the five (5) year term of probation. SMA of $400.00 as to each count, for a total of $6,000.00. Upon defendants' request, the quarterly reports will submitted from now on three times a year. (Court Reporter Joyce Del Valle.) (ja, ) (Entered: 04/23/2007)
04/24/200722 JUDGMENT as to Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority (1), Count(s) 1-15, Probation for a term of five (5) years and fined in the amount of $9,000,000, said fine to be paid in equal installments without interest, over the five (5) year term of probation. SMA of $400.00 as to each count, for a total of $6,000.00. . Signed by Judge Juan M Perez-Gimenez on 4/24/07. (ja, ) (Entered: 04/25/2007)
04/27/200723 TRANSCRIPT of Sentencing Hearing Proceedings as to Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority held on April 19, 2007 before Judge Juan M. Perez Gimenez. Court Reporter: Joyce Del Valle. (af, ) (Entered: 04/27/2007)
04/30/200724 Order Returning PSI to USPO as to Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority . Signed by Clerk on 04-27-07. (ftr, ) (Entered: 04/30/2007)
05/21/200725  MOTION in Compliance with Sentence by Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit #1- Public Notice in Primera Hora, May 18, 2007# 2 Exhibit #2- Public Notice in El Vocero, May 18, 2007# 3 Exhibit #3- Public Notice in The San Juan Star, May 19, 2007# 4 Exhibit #4- Transcript of Public Notice in Spanish# 5 Exhibit #5- Transcript of Public Notice in English# 6 Exhibit #6- Letter of May 21, 2007 from Jose Capeles to Eustaquio Babilonia# 7 Exhibit #7 - Letter of May 21, 2007 from Juan C. Perez Bofill to Eustaquio Babilonia)(Santiago-Rivera, Pedro) (Entered: 05/21/2007)
05/21/200726  MOTION for Leave to File Document in Spanish Language by Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority. (Santiago-Rivera, Pedro) (Entered: 05/21/2007)
05/22/200727 ORDER granting 26 Motion for Leave to File as to Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority (1) . Signed by Judge Juan M Perez-Gimenez on 5/22/07. (mt, ) (Entered: 05/22/2007)
06/06/200728 ORDER noted 25 Motion in Compliance as to Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority (1) . Signed by Judge Juan M Perez-Gimenez on 6/5/07. (mt, ) (Entered: 06/06/2007)
02/15/200829  MOTION in Compliance with Judgment by Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit #1 - Water treatment Plants Study, first part, # 2 Exhibit Water Treatment Plants Study, part 2, # 3 Exhibit Water Treatment Plants Study, part 3, # 4 Exhibit Water Treatment Plants Study, part 4, # 5 Exhibit Water Treatment Plants Study, part 5, # 6 Exhibit Water Treatment Plants Study, part 6)(Santiago-Rivera, Pedro) (Entered: 02/15/2008)
02/19/200830 ORDER noted 29 Motion in Compliance as to Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority (1)(. Signed by Judge Juan M Perez-Gimenez on 2/19/2008.) (ja) (Entered: 02/19/2008)