CLOSED


UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA (Western Division - Los Angeles)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:03-cr-00100-DDP-1


Case title: USA v. Rancho Cold Storage

Date Filed: 02/03/2003
Date Terminated: 01/28/2004

Assigned to: Judge Dean D. Pregerson

Defendant (1)
Rancho Cold Storage, Inc.,
TERMINATED: 01/28/2004
represented byCarmen A Trutanich
Trutanich - Michel
180 East Ocean Boulevard, Suite 200
Long Beach, CA 90802
562-216-4444
Fax: 562-216-4445
Email: ctrutanich@tmllp.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Maria E Stratton
Federal Public Defenders Office
321 E 2nd St
Los Angeles, CA 90012-4206
213-894-2854
Email: zzCAC_FPD_Document_Receiving@fd.org
TERMINATED: 02/24/2003
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Public Defender or Community Defender Appointment

Pending Counts

Disposition
21:610(c), 601(m)(4), 676 OFFERING ADULERATED MEAT FOOD PRODUCTS FOR TRANSPORTATION IN COMMERCE
(1)
Defendant is placed on probation for a term of one (1) year under the following terms & conditions. This term consists of one (1) year on each of Counts 1 and 2 of the Information, all such terms to run concurrently. The defendant shall comply with t he rules & regulations of the PO & GO 318. It is Ordered that the defendant shall pay to the United States a total fine of $20,000, which shall bear interest as provided by law. The fine shall be paid in full immediately. The defendant shall com ply with General Order number 01-05. It is further ordered defendant shall pay to the United States a special assessment fee of $250, which is due immediately to the Clerk of the Court.
21:610(c), 601(m)(3), 676 OFFERING ADULTERATED MEAT FOOD PRODUCTS FOR TRANSPORTATION IN COMMERCE
(2)
Defendant is placed on probation for a term of one (1) year under the following terms & conditions. This term consists of one (1) year on each of Counts 1 and 2 of the Information, all such terms to run concurrently. The defendant shall comply with t he rules & regulations of the PO & GO 318. It is Ordered that the defendant shall pay to the United States a total fine of $20,000, which shall bear interest as provided by law. The fine shall be paid in full immediately. The defendant shall com ply with General Order number 01-05. It is further ordered defendant shall pay to the United States a special assessment fee of $250, which is due immediately to the Clerk of the Court.

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
02/03/2003INFORMATION filed against Rancho Cold Storage, Inc. (1) count(s) 1, 2 Offense occurred in LA. (dmap) Modified on 02/04/2003 (Entered: 02/04/2003)
02/03/2003CASE SUMMARY filed by AUSA Joseph O. Johns, attorney for USA, as to Rancho Cold Storage, Inc. (dmap) Modified on 02/04/2003 (Entered: 02/04/2003)
02/03/2003  SUMMONS issued as to Rancho Cold Storage, Inc. (dmap) (Entered: 02/04/2003)
02/03/2003MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to Rancho Cold Storage, Inc seeking authority for an investigative action and being filed on 2/3/03, does not relate to, a mtr pending in the Narcotic Section of the US Atty's Ofc before April 20, 1999, the date on which Magistrate Judge Jeffrey W. Johnson resigned his appt in that ofc; or was personally involved or on which he was personally consulted while employed in the US Atty's Ofc. (dmap) Modified on 02/04/2003 (Entered: 02/04/2003)
02/03/2003MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to Rancho Cold Storage, Inc seeking authority for an investigative action and being filed on 2/3/03, does not relate to, a mtr pending in the Narcotic Section of the US Atty's Ofc before 9/29/00 the date on which Magistrate Judge Stephen G. Larson resigned his appt in that ofc; or was personally involved or on which he was personally consulted while employed in the US Atty's Ofc. (dmap) Modified on 02/04/2003 (Entered: 02/04/2003)
02/03/2003MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to Rancho Cold Storage, Inc seeking authority for an investigative action and being filed on 2/3/03, does not relate to, a mtr pending in the Narcotic Section of the US Atty's Ofc before 6/30/01, the date on which Magistrate Judge Jennifer T. Lum resigned his appt in that ofc; or was personally involved or on which he was personally consulted while employed in the US Atty's Ofc. (dmap) Modified on 02/04/2003 (Entered: 02/04/2003)
02/03/2003MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to Rancho Cold Storage, Inc seeking authority for an investigative action and being filed on 2/3/03, does not relate to, a mtr pending in the Narcotic Section of the US Atty's Ofc the date on which Magistrate Judge Patrick J. Walsh resigned his appt in that ofc; or was personally involved or on which he was personally consulted while employed in the US Atty's Ofc. (dmap) Modified on 02/04/2003 (Entered: 02/04/2003)
02/03/2003MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to Rancho Cold Storage, Inc. This criminal action, being filed on 2/3/03, was not pending in the U.S. Attorney's Office before 11/2/92, the date on which U.S. District Judge Lourdes G. Baird began receiving criminal matters. (dmap) Modified on 02/04/2003 (Entered: 02/04/2003)
02/03/2003MEMORANDUM filed by USA as to Rancho Cold Storage, Inc. This criminal action, being filed on 2/3/03, was not pending in the U.S. Attorney's Office before 12/22/98, the date on which U.S. District Judge Nora M. Manella began receiving criminal matters. (dmap) Modified on 02/04/2003 (Entered: 02/04/2003)
02/18/20039MINUTES OF POST-INDICTMENT ARRAIGNMENT HEARING held before Magistrate Judge Charles F. Eick as to Rancho Cold Storage : Court orders post indictment arraignment contined to 2/24/03 @ 8:30am Tape No.: 03-08 (es) (Entered: 02/19/2003)
02/24/200310MINUTES OF POST-INDICTMENT ARRAIGNMENT HEARING held before Magistrate Judge Carolyn Turchin as to Rancho Cold Storage : Retained attorney Carmen A Trutanich present. Post indictment arraignment set for 8:30 a.m. on 3/3/03. Tape No.: 03-09 (dmap) (Entered: 02/26/2003)
03/03/200311MINUTES OF POST-INDICTMENT ARRAIGNMENT HEARING held before Magistrate Judge Carolyn Turchin as to Rancho Cold Storage : Reassigning case to Judge Dean D. Pregerson. Rancho Cold Storage (1) count(s) 1, 2 arraigned and states true name as. Attorney representative of the Corp. advised of rights. Retained Attorney Carmen A. Trutanich present. First appearance of Rancho Cold Storage entered. Plea not guilty entered by Rancho Cold Storage (1) count(s) 1, 2. Jury trial set for 9:00 a.m., on 4/29/03 for Rancho Cold Storage. Court orders notice to counsel and discovery and inspection order issued. Tape No.: 03-10 (ca) (Entered: 03/06/2003)
03/03/200312 DESIGNATION AND APPEARANCE of Attorney for Rancho Cold Storage by Attorney Carmen A. Trutanich (ca) (Entered: 03/07/2003)
03/03/200313 STATEMENT OF DEFENDANT'S CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS filed as to Rancho Cold Storage. (ca) (Entered: 03/07/2003)
04/16/200314 STIPULATION filed by USA as to Rancho Cold Storage for continuance of trial and excludable time as to Rancho Cold Storage Lodged Order (ca) (Entered: 04/17/2003)
04/24/200315 ORDER filed by Judge Dean D. Pregerson as to Rancho Cold Storage : granting stipulation for continuance of trial and excludable time as to Rancho Cold Storage [14-1]. It is ordered the case is continued to 9:00 a.m. on 7/15/03 for trial. The time from 4/29/03 through 7/15/03 is excludable 18:3161(h)(8)(A) & (B)(iv). (cc: all counsel) (dmap) (Entered: 04/25/2003)
04/24/2003  EXCLUDABLE DELAY FORM as to Rancho Cold Storage (dmap) (Entered: 04/25/2003)
06/16/200316 PLEA AGREEMENT filed by USA as to Rancho Cold Storage (vc) (Entered: 06/17/2003)
07/22/200317 STIPULATION filed by USA as to Rancho Cold Storage re: continuance of trial and excludable time as to Rancho Cold Storage . Lodged Order (ca) (Entered: 07/23/2003)
08/05/200318 ORDER filed by Judge Dean D. Pregerson as to Rancho Cold Storage : Granting stipulation re: continuance of trial and excludable time as to Rancho Cold Storage [17-1]. Status confernece & change of plea hearing set for 1:30 p.m., on 7/31/03; Jury trial set for 9:00 a.m., on 9/16/03. Excludable: XT & XT4. The period of time from 7/15/03, to 9/16/03, is excludable under the Speedy Trial Act. (cc: all counsel) (ca) (Entered: 08/07/2003)
09/08/200319MINUTES OF CHANGE OF PLEA HEARING held before Judge Dean D. Pregerson as to Rancho Cold Storage : Defendant moves to change plea to the Information. Plea of guilty entered by Rancho Cold Storage (1) count(s) 1, 2. The Court questions the defendant regarding plea of guilty and finds it knowledgeable and voluntary and orders the plea accepted and entered. The Court refers Rancho Cold Storage to the Probation Office for investigation and report. Sentencing hearing set for 2:30 p.m., on 11/17/03 for Rancho Cold Storage. C/R: Beth Esther Zaccaro (ca) (Entered: 09/09/2003)
09/11/200320MINUTES OF IN CHAMBERS HEARING held before Judge Dean D. Pregerson as to Rancho Cold Storage : Sentencing hearing continued to 2:30 p.m., on 12/12/03 for Rancho Cold Storage. C/R: None Present (ca) (Entered: 09/12/2003)
12/11/200321MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS: MINUTE ORDER (IN CHAMBERS) held before Judge Dean D. Pregerson as to Rancho Cold Storage: Sentencing hereby continued to 2:30 pm, 1/23/04. Counsel ONCE AGAIN notified that parties are required to notify probation officer and each other of any objections to Presentence Report within 14 days of reciept. Failure to meet guidelines is grounds for sanctions. C/R: None present. (sb) (Entered: 12/12/2003)
01/26/200422 POSITION re presentence report filed by USA as to Rancho Cold Storage. (sv) (Entered: 01/27/2004)
01/26/200423MINUTES OF IN CHAMBERS HEARING held before Judge Dean D. Pregerson as to Rancho Cold Storage: Continuing sentence hearing for 1:30 1/28/04 for Rancho Cold Storage. C/R: None. (sv) (Entered: 01/27/2004)
01/28/200424 MINUTES OF SENTENCING held before Judge Dean D. Pregerson as to Rancho Cold Storage (1) count(s) 1, 2. Defendant is placed on probation for a term of one (1) year under the following terms & conditions. This term consists of one (1) year on each of Counts 1 and 2 of the Information, all such terms to run concurrently. The defendant shall comply with the rules & regulations of the PO & GO 318. It is Ordered that the defendant shall pay to the United States a total fine of $20,000, which shall bear interest as provided by law. The fine shall be paid in full immediately. The defendant shall comply with General Order number 01-05. It is further ordered defendant shall pay to the United States a special assessment fee of $250, which is due immediately to the Clerk of the Court. Defendant informed of right to appeal. C/R: Leandra Amber (ca) (Entered: 02/05/2004)
02/04/200425JUDGMENT AND COMMITMENT issued to U.S. Marshal for Rancho Cold Storage Approved by Judge Dean D. Pregerson. Entered on: 2/5/04. (ca) (Entered: 02/05/2004)
03/22/200426 SATISFACTION OF JUDGMENT [25-1] filed by USA as to Rancho Cold Storage. (roz) (Entered: 03/23/2004)