CLOSED

U.S. District Court [LIVE]
Eastern District of TEXAS (Marshall)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:01-cr-00016-TJW-1


Case title: USA v. RTF Industries, Inc, et al

Date Filed: 11/13/2001
Date Terminated: 06/18/2003

Assigned to: Judge T. John Ward

Defendant (1)
RTF Industries, Inc
TERMINATED: 06/18/2003
represented byTonda L Curry
Attorney at Law
423 South Spring Avenue
Tyler, TX 75702
903/526-5115
Fax: 9035265116
Email: tlynncurry@suddenlinkmail.com
TERMINATED: 06/18/2003
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
42:6928.F STORES/TREATS/TRANSPORTS ETC. - RE-USED OIL
(3)
1 Year Probation, 100,000.00 Fine, 400.00 Special Assessment

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
42:6928.F STORES/TREATS/TRANSPORTS ETC. - RE-USED OIL
(1)
Dismissed on Motion of Government
42:6928.F STORES/TREATS/TRANSPORTS ETC. - RE-USED OIL
(4)
Dismissed on Motion of Government

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byAlan Reeve Jackson
US Attorney's Office
110 N College
Suite 700
Tyler, TX 75702
903/590-1400
Fax: 9035901439
Email: alan.jackson@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
11/13/2001INDICTMENT as to RTF Industries, Inc (1) count(s) 1, 3-4, Robert T Findley (2) count(s) 1, 3-4 (former empl) (Entered: 11/15/2001)
11/13/20012Form AO 257 filed as to RTF Industries, Inc (former empl) (Entered: 11/15/2001)
11/14/2001  SUMMONS(ES) issued for RTF Industries, Inc, Robert T Findley Sr Initial Appearance set for 2:30 11/26/01 for RTF Industries, Inc, for Robert T Findley Sr Arraignment set for 2:30 11/26/01 for RTF Industries, Inc, for Robert T Findley Sr. Copy of summons as NOTICE OF HEARING to USA, USM, USPO, Judge Ward, Mag. Judge Caroline Craven on 11/14/01 (former empl) (Entered: 11/15/2001)
11/26/2001  Initial appearance as to RTF Industries, Inc, Robert T Findley Sr held . (Defendant informed of rights.) (lf) (Entered: 11/26/2001)
11/26/2001  APPEARANCE Through Counsel by RTF Industries, Inc, Robert T Findley Sr (lf) (Entered: 11/26/2001)
11/26/2001   pr BOND entered by RTF Industries, Inc, Robert T Findley Sr in Amount $ n/a Receipt # n/a (lf) (Entered: 11/26/2001)
11/26/2001ORDER Setting Conditions of Release as to RTF Industries, Inc, Robert T Findley Sr ( Signed by Magistrate Judge Caroline M. Craven ) (lf) (Entered: 11/26/2001)
11/26/2001  Arraignment as to RTF Industries, Inc, Robert T Findley Sr held Defendant informed of rights. (lf) (Entered: 11/26/2001)
11/26/2001  PLEA entered by RTF Industries, Inc, Robert T Findley Sr. Court accepts plea. Not Guilty: RTF Industries, Inc (1) count(s) 1, 3-4, Robert T Findley (2) count(s) 1, 3-4 (lf) (Entered: 11/26/2001)
11/26/2001ORDER as to RTF Industries, Inc, Robert T Findley Sr, set jury selection for 9:00 1/7/02 for RTF Industries, Inc, for Robert T Findley Sr before Judge T. John Ward , set pretrial conference for 10:00 1/3/02 for RTF Industries, Inc, for Robert T Findley Sr before Judge T. John Ward ( Signed by Magistrate Judge Caroline M. Craven ) OB Ref: (lf) (Entered: 11/26/2001)
11/26/2001Minutes filed as to RTF Industries, Inc, Robert T Findley re: IA and ARR held before U. S. Magistrate Judge Caroline M. Craven (Lynn Ford, Eccro) (lf) (Entered: 11/26/2001)
12/18/20018MOTION by RTF Industries, Inc to continue trial date (former empl) (Entered: 12/18/2001)
12/19/2001JOINT MOTION by RTF Industries, Inc, Robert T Findley Sr of Continuance of trial in Interests of Justice (former empl) (Entered: 12/19/2001)
12/19/200110 SEALED DOCUMENT (motion) as to RTF Industries, Inc, Robert T Findley Sr (former empl) (Entered: 12/20/2001)
12/19/200111 SUMMONS Returned Executed as to RTF Industries, Inc 11/26/01 Dft served by serving Robert Findley on 11/26/01 (former empl) (Entered: 12/20/2001)
12/21/200112 NOTICE of Hearing as to RTF Industries, Inc, Robert T Findley Sr:, reset pretrial conference for 8:30 1/4/02 for RTF Industries, Inc, for Robert T Findley Sr before Judge T. John Ward Cys to atty for dft, USA, USM, USPO, Judge Ward on 12/21/01 (former empl) (Entered: 12/21/2001)
12/21/200113 ORDER as to RTF Industries, Inc, Robert T Findley Sr granting [9-1] motion of Continuance of trial in Interests of Justice Time Excluded from 12/21/01 to 7/1/02 as to RTF Industries, Inc (1), Robert T Findley (2), granting [8-1] motion to continue trial date as to RTF Industries, Inc (1), reset pretrial conference for 1:00 6/13/02 for RTF Industries, Inc, for Robert T Findley Sr before Judge T. John Ward in Tyler, Texas , reset Jury trial for 9:00 a.m. on 7/1/02 for RTF Industries, Inc, for Robert T Findley Sr before Judge T. John Ward in Marshall, Texas . The for notifying the Court of any plea bargain or plea agreement is 6/14/02 at 3:00 p.m. ( Signed by Judge T. John Ward ) Cys to attys for dfts, USA, USM, USPO, Judge Ward on 12/21/01 (former empl) Modified on 06/03/2002 (Entered: 12/21/2001)
12/21/200114 Fax noticing receipt of [13-1] order reset pretrial conference for 1:00 6/13/02 for RTF Industries, Inc, for Robert T Findley Sr before Judge T. John Ward in Tyler, Texas, [13-2] relief reset Jury trial for 1:00 6/13/02 for RTF Industries, Inc, for Robert T Findley Sr before Judge T. John Ward in Marshall, Texas, [13-3] relief to attorney Alan Reeve Jackson for plaintiff USA on 12/21/01 1:04 p.m. (former empl) (Entered: 12/26/2001)
12/21/200115 Fax noticing receipt of [13-1] order reset pretrial conference for 1:00 6/13/02 for RTF Industries, Inc, for Robert T Findley Sr before Judge T. John Ward in Tyler, Texas, [13-2] relief reset Jury trial for 1:00 6/13/02 for RTF Industries, Inc, for Robert T Findley Sr before Judge T. John Ward in Marshall, Texas, [13-3] relief to attorney Clifton Lee Holmes for defendant RTF Industries, Inc on 12/21/01 1:04 p.m.. (former empl) (Entered: 12/26/2001)
01/07/200216 SEALED DOCUMENT (orer) as to RTF Industries, Inc, Robert T Findley Sr (former empl) (Entered: 01/07/2002)
01/31/200218 SUMMONS on indictment Returned Executed as to RTF Industries, Inc. 11/26/01 Served by personally serving Robert Findley, Sr at Texarkana Federal Courthouse (former empl) (Entered: 02/04/2002)
06/13/200220 JOINT MOTION by RTF Industries, Inc, Robert T Findley Sr to continue pretrial conference, plea deadline and trial (former empl) (Entered: 06/14/2002)
06/13/200221 ORDER as to RTF Industries, Inc, Robert T Findley Sr granting [20-1] motion to continue pretrial conference, plea deadline and trial as to RTF Industries, Inc (1), Robert T Findley (2), reset pretrial conference for 9:00 11/1/02 for RTF Industries, Inc, for Robert T Findley Sr before Judge T. John Ward in Marshall, Texas , reset Jury trial for 9:00 11/4/02 for RTF Industries, Inc, for Robert T Findley Sr before Judge T. John Ward in Marshall, Texas , to Continue in Interests of Justice Time Excluded from 6/13/02 to 11/4/02 . The deadline for notifying the Court of any plea bargain or plea agreement is 11/1/02 at 5:00 p.m. ( Signed by Judge T. John Ward) Cys to attys for dfts, USA, USM, USPO, Judge Ward on 6/14/02 (former empl) (Entered: 06/14/2002)
09/10/200222 ORDER as to RTF Industries, Inc, Robert T Findley Sr, reset pretrial conference for 8:30 10/31/02 for RTF Industries, Inc, for Robert T Findley Sr before Judge T. John Ward in Judge John Hannah's Courtroom in Tyler, Texas ( Signed by Judge T. John Ward ) Cys to attys for dfts, USA, USM, USPO, Judge Ward on 9/10/02 (former empl) (Entered: 09/10/2002)
10/21/200223 ORDER as to RTF Industries, Inc, Robert T Findley Sr, reset pretrial conference for 8:30 10/31/02 for RTF Industries, Inc, for Robert T Findley Sr before Judge T. John Ward in Marshall, TX ( Signed by Judge T. John Ward ) cc: Judge Ward, all parties 10/21/02 (fnt) (Entered: 10/21/2002)
10/21/200224 Fax noticing receipt of [23-1] order reset pretrial conference for 8:30 10/31/02 for RTF Industries, Inc, for Robert T Findley Sr before Judge T. John Ward in Marshall, TX to attorney Clifton Lee Holmes for defendant Robert T Findley Sr, Tonda L Curry for defendant RTF Industries, Inc, Alan Reeve Jackson for plaintiff USA on 10/21/02 16:41. (fnt) (Entered: 10/22/2002)
10/21/200225 ORDER as to RTF Industries, Inc, Robert T Findley Sr pretrial conf scheduled for 10/31/02 at 8:30 a.m. in Marshall TX ( Signed by Judge T. John Ward ) cc: parties 10/23/02 (rvw) (Entered: 10/23/2002)
10/24/200226 ORDER as to RTF Industries, Inc, Robert T Findley Sr, to Continue in Interests of Justice Time Excluded from 10/24/02 to 2/3/03 , reset Jury trial for 9:00 2/3/03 for RTF Industries, Inc, for Robert T Findley Sr before Judge T. John Ward in Marshall, Texas , reset pretrial conference for 9:30 1/27/03 for RTF Industries, Inc, for Robert T Findley Sr before Judge T. John Ward in Marshall, Texas . The deadline for notifying the Court of any plea bargain is 1/27/03 at 3:00 p.m. ( Signed by Judge T. John Ward ) Cys to attys for dfts, USA, USM, USPO, Judge Ward on 10/24/02 (former empl) (Entered: 10/24/2002)
10/24/200227 MOTION by RTF Industries, Inc, Robert T Findley Sr to continue trial (former empl) (Entered: 10/25/2002)
01/21/200328 ORDER as to RTF Industries, Inc, Robert T Findley Sr, reset pretrial conference for 2:30 1/28/03 for RTF Industries, Inc, for Robert T Findley Sr before Judge T. John Ward ( Signed by Judge T. John Ward ) cc: USA, USPO, USM, cnsl, JW (ehs) (Entered: 01/21/2003)
02/20/2003  Change of Plea Hearing as to RTF Industries, Inc held before U. S. Magistrate Judge Caroline M. Craven (lf) (Entered: 02/20/2003)
02/20/200329 Consent to Administration of Guilty Plea and Fed.R.Crim.P.11 Allocution by U.S. Magistrate Judge by RTF Industries, Inc, Robert T Findley Sr (lf) (Entered: 02/20/2003)
02/20/2003  PLEA entered by RTF Industries, Inc . Court accepts plea. Guilty: RTF Industries, Inc (1) count(s) 3 (Terminated motions: ) (lf) (Entered: 02/20/2003)
02/20/200330 Plea Agreement as to RTF Industries, Inc Filed (under seal) (lf) (Entered: 02/20/2003)
02/20/200331Minutes filed as to RTF Industries, Inc re: Change of Plea Hearing before Magistrate Judge Caroline M. Craven (Ct rep: Lynn Ford) (lf) (Entered: 02/20/2003)
02/20/200335FINDINGS OF FACT as to RTF Industries, Inc ( signed by Magistrate Judge Caroline M. Craven ) (lf) (Entered: 02/20/2003)
03/12/200336ORDER adopting Magistrate Judge's Report & Finding deft guilty as to RTF Industries, Inc granting [35-1] findings of fact order as to RTF Industries, Inc (1).The court finds deft guilty to ct 3 of the indictment ( Signed by Judge T. John Ward ) cc: USA, USPO, deft, cnsl, JW (ehs) Modified on 03/12/2003 (Entered: 03/12/2003)
05/08/200340 NOTICE of Sentencing Hearing as to RTF Industries, Inc, Robert T Findley Sr; set 6/18/03 @ 9:30 in Marshall, TX. (shd) (Entered: 05/08/2003)
06/16/200341 NOTICE of Sentencing Hearing as to RTF Industries, Inc, Robert T Findley Sr; reset to 9:00 a.m. on 6/18/03 in Marshall, Texas. (shd) (Entered: 06/16/2003)
06/18/200342 PRESENTENCE INVESTIGATION REPORT (Sealed) and PSI Sentencing Portion (Sealed) as to RTF Industries, Inc (rvw) (Entered: 06/25/2003)
06/18/2003  Sentencing held RTF Industries, Inc (1) count(s) 3 RTF Industries, Inc (1) count(s) 3. 1 Year Probation, 100,000.00 Fine, 400.00 Special Assessment (rvw) (Entered: 06/25/2003)
06/18/200343Minutes filed as to RTF Industries, Inc re: Sentencing before Judge T. John Ward All remaining counts dismissed on motion of government (Ct rep: John Foster) (rvw) (Entered: 06/25/2003)
06/18/2003  DISMISSAL of Count(s) on Government Motion as to RTF Industries, Inc Counts Dismissed: RTF Industries, Inc (1) count(s) 1, 4 (rvw) (Entered: 06/25/2003)
06/25/200344JUDGMENT RTF Industries, Inc (1) count(s) 3. 1 Year Probation, 100,000.00 Fine, 400.00 Special Assessment ( Signed by Judge T. John Ward ) party RTF Industries, Inc cpy to USA USPO USM Aty for Dft Judge Ward 6/25/03 (rvw) Modified on 06/25/2003 (Entered: 06/25/2003)
06/26/200345 Minutes filed as to RTF Industries, Inc, Robert T Findley before Judge T. John Ward; sentencing took place re: RTF Industries, Inc.; sentencing re: Robert T. Findley did not take place; mo. for downward departure is under advisement; sentencing for Robert T. Findley is reset to 7/14/03 @ 4:00 in Marshall, TX. (Ct rep: John Foster) (shd) (Entered: 06/26/2003)
08/28/200356 SEALED DOCUMENT as to RTF Industries, Inc (rvw) (Entered: 08/29/2003)
08/28/200357 SEALED DOCUMENT as to RTF Industries, Inc (rvw) (Entered: 08/29/2003)
09/09/200358 SEALED DOCUMENT as to RTF Industries, Inc (order) (ehs) (Entered: 09/09/2003)
01/08/200466 Fax noticing receipt of [65-1] order for voluntary surrender to institution by 1/19/04 to attorney Clifton Scrappy Holmes for defendant Robert T Findley Sr, Alan Reeve Jackson for plaintiff USA on 1/8/04 17:55. Probation, Judge Ward, and USM copy placed in box on 1/8/04 (fnt) Modified on 01/09/2004 (Entered: 01/09/2004)
03/07/2005   Accession No. 021040105; Location No. G1200755; Box 5 of 24 (fnt, ) (Entered: 03/07/2005)