UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA (Western Division - Los Angeles)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:07-cr-00364-RC-1


Case title: USA v. Pyrotek Special Effects, Inc

Date Filed: 04/27/2007
Date Terminated: 09/21/2007

Assigned to: Magistrate Judge Rosalyn M. Chapman

Defendant (1)
Pyrotek Special Effects, Inc
TERMINATED: 09/21/2007
represented byDuane R Lyons
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver and Hedges
865 South Figueroa Street 10th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017-2543
213-443-3000
Fax: 213-443-3100
Email: duanelyons@quinnemanuel.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
NOT CONFORMING TO STORAGE OF EXPLOSIVE MATERIAL
(1)
Defendant Corporation is placed on organizational probation for a term of two (2) years on the conditions set forth in the Judgment. Pay special assessment of $125.00. Fine totaling $150,000, restitution in the amount of $3,534.04

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Misdemeanor

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byJoseph O Johns
AUSA - Office of US Attorney
Criminal Division - US Courthouse
312 North Spring Street 12th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90012-4700
213-894-2434
Fax: 213-894-4300
Email: USACAC.Criminal@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
04/27/2007 INFORMATION filed as to Pyrotek Special Effects, Inc (1) count(s) 1. (es, ) (Entered: 04/30/2007)
04/27/2007CASE SUMMARY filed by AUSA Joseph O. Johns as to Defendant Pyrotek Special Effects, Inc (es, ) (Entered: 04/30/2007)
04/27/2007MEMORANDUM filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Pyrotek Special Effects, Inc. This criminal action, being filed on 4/27/;07, is not pending in the U. S. Attorneys Office before September 29, 2000 the date on which Judge Stephen G. Larson began receiving criminal matters. (es, ) (Entered: 04/30/2007)
04/27/2007MEMORANDUM filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Pyrotek Special Effects, Inc. is seeking authority for an investigative action, being filed on 4/27/07, does not relate to a matter in which Magistrate Judge John Charles Rayburn Jr., Jacqueline Chooljian, Patrick J. Walsh, Jennier T. Lum, and Jeffrey W. Johnson was personally consulted while employed in the U. S. Attorneys Office. (es, ) (Entered: 05/01/2007)
05/21/2007MINUTES OF POST-INDICTMENT ARRAIGNMENT: held before Magistrate Judge Jennifer T. Lum as to Pyrotek Special Effects, Inc (1) Count 1. Defendant arraigned, states true name: as charged. Attorney: Duane R Lyons for Pyrotek Special Effects, Inc, Retained, present. Case assigned to Judge ROSALYN M. CHAPMAN. Counsel are instructed to contact the clerk for the setting of a plea and all further proceedings. Court Smart: CS 5/21/2007. (lw, ) (Entered: 05/23/2007)
05/21/2007CONSENT TO TRIAL BEFORE US MAGISTRATE JUDGE in a Class A Misdemeanor Case filed as to Defendant Pyrotek Special Effects, Inc. Approved by Magistrate Judge Jennifer T. Lum. (lw, ) (Entered: 05/23/2007)
05/21/2007DESIGNATION AND APPEARANCE OF COUNSEL; filed by Duane R Lyons appearing for Pyrotek Special Effects, Inc (lw, ) (Entered: 05/23/2007)
05/21/2007STATEMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS filed by Defendant Pyrotek Special Effects, Inc (lw, ) (Entered: 05/23/2007)
05/21/200710 WAIVER of Defendants Presence filed by Defendant Pyrotek Special Effects, Inc (lw, ) (Entered: 05/23/2007)
05/22/2007Summons Returned Executed on 5/8/2007. as to Pyrotek Special Effects, Inc (cbr, ) (Entered: 05/23/2007)
06/05/200711 MUNTUES OF IN CHAMBERS ORDER by Judge Rosalyn M. Chapman : Since the plea agreeement has not yet been filed, the Court HEREBY CONTINUES sua sponte the change of plea hearing from June 7, 2007, to June 21, 2007, at 9:00 a.m., Courtroom 23, Third Floor, United States Courthouse, 312 North Spring Street, Los Angeles, California 90012 (vm) (Entered: 06/05/2007)
06/18/200712 MINUTES OF IN COURT ORDER TAKING OFF CALENDAR HEARING ON CHANGE OF PLEA by Judge Rosalyn M. Chapman : Since the plea agreement still has not been filed, the Court hereby takes off calendar the change of plea hearing scheduled for June 21, 2007, and will set the date for the hearing after the plea agreement is filed. The Government is ordered to provide a courtesy copy of the agreement to Chambers at the time of filing. (vm) (Entered: 06/19/2007)
08/27/200713 MINUTES OF IN CHAMBERS ORDER by Judge Rosalyn M. Chapman as to Defendant Pyrotek Special Effects, Inc. The plea agreement in this matter shall be filed by the Government no later than September 4, 2007. The hearing on thedefendant's change of plea shall take place on September 21, 2007, at9:30 a.m., Courtroom 23, Third Floor, 312 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. (cbr) (Entered: 08/31/2007)
09/04/200714 PLEA AGREEMENT filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Pyrotek Special Effects, Inc (Johns, Joseph) (Entered: 09/04/2007)
09/21/200717 MINUTES OF PLEA AND SENTENCING Hearing held before Judge Rosalyn M. Chapman as to Defendant Pyrotek Special Effects, Inc. Defendant sworn. Court questions defendant regarding the plea. The Defendant Pyrotek Special Effects, Inc (1) enters plea of GUILTY and will be sentenced as to Count 1. The plea is accepted. Defendant waives Presentence Report and is sentenced as follows: Defendant Pyrotek Special Effects, Inc (1), Count(s) 1, Defendant Corporation is placed on organizational probation for a term of two (2) years on the conditions set forth in the Judgment. Defendant shall pay a criminal fine totaling $150,000.00. Restitution to City of Culter City in the amount of $3,534.04. Pay special assessment of $125.00 Court Smart: 9/21/07. (es) Modified on 9/29/2007 (es, ). (Entered: 09/29/2007)
09/21/200718 JUDGMENT AND COMMITMENT by Judge Rosalyn M. Chapman as to Defendant Pyrotek Special Effects, Inc (1), Count(s) 1, Defendant Corporation is placed on organizational probation for a term of two (2) years on the conditions set forth in the Judgment. Pay special assessment of $125.00. Fine totaling $150,000, restitution in the amount of $3,534.04 Signed by Judge Rosalyn M. Chapman. (es) (Entered: 09/29/2007)
09/25/200715 PLEA AGREEMENT filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Pyrotek Special Effects, Inc CORPORATE RESOLUTION ATTACHMENT (Johns, Joseph) (Entered: 09/25/2007)
09/25/200716 NOTICE TO FILER OF DEFICIENCIES in Electronically Filed Documents. The following deficiency was found Incorrect Document Type selected; See Events under Miscellaneous Filings: RE Plea Agreement 15 (lom) (Entered: 09/25/2007)